A Swan's Song (an astrology page; it does contain some notable biographical information and several photographs, amidst a great deal of speculation and rumor)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The only sin is mediocrity.
Tempt not a desperate man.
Revolutionaries themselves are the last people to realize when, through force of time and circumstance, they have gradually become conservatives. It is scarcely to be wondered at if the public is very nearly as slow in the uptake.
Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.