Stephen Fry — British Comedian born on August 24, 1957,

Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist... (wikipedia)

When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel.
To be human and to be adult means constantly to be in the grip of opposing emotions, to have daily to reconcile apparently conflicting tensions. I want this, but need that. I cherish this, but I adore its opposite too.
Generally, we admire the thing we are not.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.