Samuel Beckett — Irish Playwright born on April 13, 1906, died on December 22, 1989

Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human nature, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour... (wikipedia)

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss.
I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning.
If you do not love me I shall not be loved If I do not love you I shall not love.
You're on earth. There's no cure for that.