Jun 11 2014
– This saying was coined by Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (1837–1919) in her novel, Mrs. Dymond (1885)
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.
May 9 2013
Apr 15 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.
Feb 24 2013
– Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.
Feb 21 2013
– Bill Cosby, an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. Bill is also a veteran stand-up performer.
“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”
Feb 18 2013
– Elie Wiesel, a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.
Feb 12 2013
Feb 7 2013
– C.S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist from Belfast, Ireland.
Feb 4 2013
– Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, philosophy, and science.