"To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive." - Jane Austen
"Who cares how time advances? I am drinking ale today." – Edgar Allan Poe
"I say, ‘Ah, who knows what they mean!’
They smile and go away in utter scorn.
And you sit there smiling.” – Rabindranath Tagore