Thomas Stearns Eliot (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Considered one of the 20th century's major poets, he is a central figure in English-language Modernist poetry.
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
So the lover must struggle for words.
A joke's a very serious thing.
Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.
Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.