Thomas Gray was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar, and professor at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is widely known for his Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, published in 1751.
He gave to misery (all he had) a tear.
The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.
Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, he had not the method of...
I shall be but a shrimp of an author.
Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
Growing up, I had an insane crush on Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys.