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Adah Isaacs Menken
“Life is a lie, and Love a cheat.”
“There is a graveyard in my poor heart — dark, heaped-up graves, from which no flowers spring.”
Adah Isaacs Menken, U.S. actor, painter, poet
(1835 - 1868)
Also known as Ada Bertha Théodore and Ada C. McCord.