William Shakespeare (c. 1564 [?] – 1616)
“Cupid is a knavish lad,
Thus to make poor females mad.”
- From William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act III, scene 2, approximately line 440). The edition used here is the Wolfgang Clemen and Sylvan Barnet version (Signet Classic/New American Library, 1963, 1964).