Paul Claudel — French Dramatist born on August 06, 1868, died on February 23, 1955

Paul Claudel was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptor Camille Claudel. He was most famous for his verse dramas, which often convey his devout Catholicism. Claudel was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in six different years... (wikipedia)

Intelligence is nothing without delight.
All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable.
It is fortunate that diplomats have long noses since they usually cannot see beyond them.