“If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.”

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.

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“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

Dec 5 2013

Mary Anne, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”

Nov 14 2013

Aristotle, was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Together with Plato, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.

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“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”

Nov 1 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

Oct 21 2013

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.

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“All thinking men are atheists.”

Oct 18 2013

Ernest Hemmingway, was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.

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“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.”

Oct 6 2013

Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.

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“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”

Oct 4 2013

Billy Sunday, was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential American evangelist during the first two decades of the 20th century.

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“All book sense without common sense, makes an educated fool.”

Oct 3 2013

– Unknown.

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“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.”

Oct 2 2013

Tupac Shakur, was an American rapper and actor. Shakur has sold over 75 million albums worldwide as of 2010, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world.

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“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”

Sep 28 2013

J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland.

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“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”

Sep 27 2013

George Washington, was the first President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

Sep 13 2013

Paulo Coelho, is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today.

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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Sep 11 2013

Winston Churchill, a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!”

Sep 6 2013

Audrey Hepburn, was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognized as both a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age.

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