Feb 5 2014
– Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.
Feb 4 2014
– Lou Holtz, is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker.
Jan 30 2014
– Neil deGrasse Tyson, is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator.
Jan 27 2014
– George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.
“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Jan 9 2014
– Isaac Asimov, was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.
Jan 7 2014
– Jerry Seinfeld, is an American comedian, actor, writer, and television/film producer, best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David.
Jan 2 2014
– Abraham Lincoln, was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He also led America through the devastating Civil war.
Dec 26 2013
– George Carlin, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor, and writer/author who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums.
Dec 16 2013
– Alfred Tennyson, was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.
Dec 10 2013
– Lawrence Ferlinghetti, an American poet, painter, liberal activist. Best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of over one million copies.