Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
– Alexander Pope
born in London, England, The United Kingdom, May 21, 1688
died: May 30, 1744
Alexander Pope is generally regarded as the greatest English poet of the eighteenth century, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. He is the third most frequently quoted writer in the English language, after Shakespeare and Tennyson. Pope was a master of the heroic couplet.