Authors

Johnson, Samuel

England
1709 // 1784

Wordsworth, William

England
1770 // 1850

Seneca, Lucius

Ancient Rome
-4 // 65

Wright, Steven

United States
1955

Goethe, Johann

Germany
1749 // 1832

Burke, Edmund

Ireland
1729 // 1797

Shaw, Bernard

Ireland
1856 // 1950

Murakami, Haruki

Yeats, William Butler

Ireland
1865 // 1939

Thoreau, Henry

United States
1817 // 1862

Syrus, Publilius

Ancient Rome
-85 // -43

Einstein, Albert

Germany
1879 // 1955

Balzac, Honoré de

France
1799 // 1850

Nietzsche, Friedrich

Germany
1844 // 1900

Franklin, Benjamin

United States
1706 // 1790

Gandhi, Mohandas

India
1869 // 1948

Mencken, Henry

United States
1880 // 1956

Cicero, Marcus

Ancient Rome
-106 // -43

Aristotle,

Ancient Greece
-384 // -322

Tennyson, Alfred

England
1809 // 1892

Bacon, Francis

England
1561 // 1626

La Rochefoucauld, François

France
1613 // 1680

Addison, Joseph

England
1672 // 1719

Frost, Robert

United States
1874 // 1963

Horace,

Ancient Rome
-65 // -8

Longfellow, Henry

United States
1807 // 1882

Browning, Robert

England
1812 // 1889

Twain, Mark

United States
1835 // 1910

Jefferson, Thomas

United States
1743 // 1826

Goldsmith, Oliver

Ireland
1728 // 1774

Hemingway, Ernest

United States
1899 // 1961

Woolf, Virginia

England
1882 // 1941

Chesterton, Gilbert

England
1874 // 1936

Ovid,

Ancient Rome
-43 // 17

Emerson, Ralph

United States
1803 // 1882

Confucius,

Ancient China
-551 // -479

Wilde, Oscar

Ireland
1854 // 1900

Voltaire,

France
1694 // 1778

Lincoln, Abraham

United States
1809 // 1865

Churchill, Winston

England
1874 // 1965

Schiller, Friedrich

Germany
1759 // 1805

Fuller, Thomas

England
1654 // 1734

Lichtenberg, Georg

Germany
1742 // 1799

Miller, Henry

United States
1891 // 1980

Russell, Bertrand

England
1872 // 1970

Shakespeare, William

England
1564 // 1616

Joubert, Joseph

France
1754 // 1824

Bonaparte, Napoleon

France
1769 // 1821

Camus, Albert

France
1913 // 1960
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