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Albert Pike Abraham Joshua Heschel Adam Sandler Arnold Schwarzenegger Adam Smith Alan Watts A. C. Benson Alexander Graham Bell Alfred Adler Anne Morrow Lindbergh Alphonse de Lamartine Albert Camus Allyson Felix Annie Lennox Anthony Burgess Aleister Crowley Alfred North Whitehead Anton Chekhov Alice Walker
Albert Camus
Albert CamusNovember 7, 1913 - January 4, 1960
Albert Camus (French: [albɛʁ kamy]; 7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay "The Rebel" that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into individual freedom. Camus did not consider himself to be an existentialist despite usually being classified as one, even during his own lifetime. In an interview in 1945, Camus rejected any ideological associations: "No, I am not an...
Alice Walker
Alice WalkerFebruary 9, 1944 -
Ann Landers
Ann LandersJuly 4, 1918 - June 22, 2002
Alan Watts
Alan WattsJanuary 6, 1915 - November 16, 1973
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Anne Morrow LindberghJune 22, 1906 - February 7, 2001
Anne Morrow Lindbergh (née Anne Spencer Morrow; June 22, 1906 – February 7, 2001) was an American author, aviator, and the wife of fellow aviator Charles Lindbergh. She was an acclaimed author whose books and articles spanned the genres of poetry to non-fiction, touching upon topics as diverse as youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment, as well as the role of women in the 20th century. Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea is a popular inspirational book, reflecting on the lives of American women....
Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham BellMarch 3, 1847 - August 2, 1922
Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, profoundly influencing Bell's life's work. His research on hearing and speech further led him to experiment with hearing devices which eventually culminated in Bell being awarded the first U.S. patent for the telephone in 1876. Bell considered his most famous...
Anton Chekhov
Anton ChekhovJanuary 29, 1860 - July 14, 1904
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (/ˈtʃɛkɔːf, -ɒf/; Russian: Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов, pronounced [ɐnˈton ˈpavləvʲɪtɕ ˈtɕɛxəf]; 29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian physician, playwright and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress."...
Albert Pike
Albert PikeDecember 29, 1809 - April 2, 1891