Eugene Ionesco — French Dramatist born on November 26, 1912, died on March 28, 1994

Eugène Ionesco was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco's plays depict the solitude and insignificance of human existence in a tangible way... (wikipedia)

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
We have not the time to take our time.
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.