Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope.
BornMay 22, 1688
London, England
DiedMay 30, 1744
Twickenham, England
English poet and essayist.

The repository contains five quotes from Alexander Pope.


An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.


’Tis not a lip or eye we call beauty, but the joint force and full result of all.


To err is human; to forgive, divine.


Is that a birthday?‘tis, alas! too clear;‘Tis but the funeral of the former year.

Optimism and Pessimism

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.