Vincent Van Gogh, (so many only saw his wisp of smoke during his lifetime, and it was only after he died that everyone realized what a fire burned within him. Then, it seemed, everyone wanted "sit by his fire".
No one can tell what goes on between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side." ~ Stephen King, The Stand
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice ironically their virtues make them vulnerable the are often wounded sometimes destroyed, ernest hemmingway