Evidently, American-born English poet and playwright T. S. Eliot was born 122 years on this day. German philosopher Martin Heidegger was born exactly one year later. Below, some of their wisdom:
"Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man."
- Martin Heidegger
"Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it."
- T. S. Eliot