Christopher Marlowe — English Dramatist born on February 26, 1564, died on May 30, 1593

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe, was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year as Marlowe and who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe's mysterious early death. Marlowe's plays are known for the use of blank verse and their overreaching protagonists... (wikipedia)

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
Above our life we love a steadfast friend.
O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?