Apologies to Alfred Lord Tennyson, English poet.
IT IS BETTER TO HAVE LOVED A SHORT PERSON AND LOST, THAN TO HAVE NEVER LOVED A TALL!
Clever quote: William Saphire in the New York Times monthly magazine.
Original quote by Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam, 1850, line 27, stanza 4. English poet (1809 – 1892)