“To err is human to forgive is divine”
“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed”
“Some people will never learn anything because they understand everything too soon"
“Man: the glory, jest, and riddle of the world”
These are only few of Alexander Pope’s famous quotations, but did you know that because of his spindly arms and legs, the satirist was described as a “crazy little carcass” of a man. To keep his miniature body erect, he wore stiff canvas. To swell his pin-sized legs to something approaching normal, he wore three pairs of stockings.