Eric Bentley — English Critic born on September 14, 1916,

Eric Russell Bentley is a British-born American critic, playwright, singer, editor and translator. In 1998, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame and is a member of the New York Theater Hall of Fame in recognition of his many years of cabaret performances... (wikipedia)

Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.
Geography is about maps, but biography is about chaps.
If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so.