Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Pope John Paul I
John Paul
Pope John Paul I.
BornAlbino Luciani
October 17, 1912
Forno di Canale, Italy
DiedSeptember 28, 1978
Vatican City
Two hundred sixty-fourth Roman Catholic pope August-September 1978. Died five weeks after becoming Pope. Chose his name to honor his predecessors John XXIII and Paul VI, becoming the first pope with a double name and the first to choose a name that had not been used before. Known as "The Smiling Pope." Elevated to Cardinal March 5, 1973.

The repository contains one quote from Pope John Paul I.


If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.