Dante Alighieri — Italian Poet born on December 29, 1265,

Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante, was a major Italian poet of the late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa and later christened Divina by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature... (wikipedia)

Beauty awakens the soul to act.
The secret of getting things done is to act!
All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.
Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always.