W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)
Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation.
James Thurber (1894 - 1961)
What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager."
William S. Burroughs (1914 - )