Authors

Top authors

D. H. Lawrence Karl Pilkington Henry James John Muir Jimmy Carter John Henry Newman Imran Khan Rabindranath Tagore Suzanne Vega Alfred North Whitehead Snoop Dogg Howard Schultz Smedley Butler Clarence Darrow Henry A. Wallace Josephine Baker Allyson Felix Zsa Zsa Gabor Julie Andrews Elizabeth Cady Stanton Cat Stevens Samuel Richardson Tori Amos E. O. Wilson Jimmy Page Lionel Messi Pat Robertson E. B. White Monica Lewinsky Carl Sagan Joe Namath Jerry Lewis Joan of Arc Paul Simon David Byrne Jerome K. Jerome
Helen Keller
Helen KellerJune 27, 1880 - June 1, 1968
Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker. Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama is now a museum and sponsors an annual "Helen Keller Day". Her birthday on June 27 is...
Buddha
Buddha 563 BC - 483 BC
Joseph Campbell
Joseph CampbellMarch 26, 1904 - October 31, 1987
Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: "Follow your bliss."...
Swami Vivekananda
Swami VivekanandaJanuary 12, 1863 - July 4, 1902
Napoleon Hill
Napoleon HillOctober 26, 1883 - November 8, 1970
Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich (1937), is one of the best-selling books of all time (at the time of Hill's death in 1970, Think and Grow Rich had sold 20 million copies). Hill's works examined the power of personal beliefs, and the role they play in personal success. He became an advisor to President Franklin D....
Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath TagoreMay 6, 1861 - August 7, 1941
Jimi Hendrix
Jimi HendrixNovember 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music". Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the US...
Thomas Paine
Thomas PaineJanuary 29, 1737 - June 8, 1809