Francisco de Quevedo — Spanish Writer born on September 17, 1580, died on September 08, 1645

Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas was a Spanish nobleman, politician and writer of the Baroque era. Along with his lifelong rival, Luis de Góngora, Quevedo was one of the most prominent Spanish poets of the age. His style is characterized by what was called conceptismo. This style existed in stark contrast to Góngora's culteranismo... (wikipedia)

We all wish to reach a ripe old age, but none of us are prepared to admit that we are already there.
In short, not only are things not what they seem, they are not even what they are called!

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