"Why, what is to live? Not to eat and drink and breathe, - but to feel the life in you down all the fibres of being, passionately and joyfully."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861) (Prominent Poet)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime. Wikipedia (To learn more, please click on this Wikipedia link) (This quote came from a letter to her son)