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Karl Barth

Karl Barth
reformed pastor, Christian thinker, leader, born May 10, 1886-1968

Lyman Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum
author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, born May 15, 1856-1919

Michael Bernard Beckwith

Michael Bernard Beckwith
founder of the Agape International Spiritual Center, New Thought minister, writer, author, speaker, born July 21, 1956

Saul Bellow

Saul Bellow
author, writer, Pulitzer Prize-winner, born June 10, 1915-2005

Peter Benenson

Peter Benenson
lawyer, human rights activist, founder of Amnesty International, born July 31, 1921-2005

Allan Bloom

Allan Bloom
philosopher, classicist, academic, educator, author, writer, born September 14, 1930-1992

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone
explorer, frontiersman, pioneer, born October 22, 1734-1820 (or November 4, depending on calendar)

Joseph Brackett Jr.

Joseph Brackett Jr.
songwriter, Shaker elder, born May 6, 1797-1882

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms
composer, pianist, born May 7, 1833-1897

Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck
writer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize for literature, born June 26, 1892-1973

Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch
writer, author, banker, born July 15, 1796-1867

Tommy Burns

Tommy Burns
world heavyweight champion boxer, born June 17, 1881-1955

Rachel Louise Carson

Rachel Louise Carson
biologist, award-winning author, born May 27, 1907-1964

Howard Carter

Howard Carter
archaeologist, born May 9, 1874-1939

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter
39th President of the United States, Nobel Peace Prize winner, humanitarian, human rights activist, politician, naval officer, farmer, born October 1, 1924

Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt
artist, painter, printmaker, born May 22, 1844-1926

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler
author, novelist, pulp fiction writer, short story writer, mystery writer, screenwriter, born July 23, 1888-1959

César Estrada Chávez

César Estrada Chávez
labor organizer, social activist, born March 31, 1927-1993

Julia Child

Julia Child
chef, author, television personality, born August 15, 1912-2004

Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark

Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark
art historian, museum director, author, broadcaster, born July 13, 1903-1983

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States, Governor of Arkansas, politician, philanthropist, author, public speaker, humanitarian, born August 19, 1946

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau
diver, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author, researcher, born June 11, 1910-1997

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas
artist, painter, printmaker, sculptor, impressionist, born July 19, 1834-1917

John Dryden

John Dryden
Poet Laureate, playwright, literary critic, translator, born August 9, 1631-1700

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
pilot, aviation pioneer, author, born July 24, 1897-1939

T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot
writer, poet, dramatist, playwright, literary critic, born September 26, 1888-1965

Black Elk

Black Elk
Oglala Lakota Sioux Spiritual Leader, 1863-1950

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington
composer, pianist, big band leader, born April 29, 1899-1974

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
lecturer, essayist, poet, transcendentalist, born May 25, 1803-1882

Euripides

Euripides
Greek playwright, tragedian, by traditional accounts born September 23, 480-406 BC

Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday
chemist, physicist, natural philosopher, born September 22, 1791-1867

William Faulkner

William Faulkner
writer, novelist, poet, essayist, screenwriter, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winner, born September 25, 1897-1962

Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman
scientist, quantum physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965, born May 11, 1918-1988

Henry Ford

Henry Ford
industrialist, businessman, engineer, born July 30, 1863-1947

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Harry Emerson Fosdick
modernist, clergyman, minister, born May 24, 1878-1969

Anne Frank

Anne Frank
writer, author, Holocaust victim, born June 12, 1929-1945

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller
journalist, book reviewer, critic, women’s rights advocate, born May 23, 1810-1850

Gandhi

Gandhi
Father of India, Great Soul, political and ideological leader, non-violent activist, pioneer, philosopher, expatriate lawyer, born October 2, 1869-1948

Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg
poet, social and political activist, born June 3, 1926-1997

Martha Graham

Martha Graham
dancer, choreographer, born May 11, 1894-1991

Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig
professional athlete, Major League Baseball player, born June 19, 1903-1941

Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman
writer, feminist, anarchist, atheist, born June 27, 1869-1940

Nathanael Greene

Nathanael Greene
American Revolutionary War hero, Continental Army Major General, born August 7, 1742-1786

G.I. Gurdjieff

G.I. Gurdjieff
mystic, spiritual teacher, born January 13, 1872-1949

Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie
singer-songwriter, folk musician, born July 14, 1912-1967

Edith Hamilton

Edith Hamilton
classicist, educator, writer, author, born August 12, 1876-1963

Dag Hammarskjold

Dag Hammarskjold
diplomat, economist, author, second Secretary-General of the United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, born July 29, 1905-1961

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh
monk, teacher, author, poet, peace activist, born October 11, 1926

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy
author, poet, novelist, naturalist, born June 2, 1840-1928

Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel
writer, playwright, essayist, poet, dissident, human rights activist, politician, 10th and last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic, born October 5, 1936

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne
writer, author, novelist, born July 4, 1804-1864

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein
science fiction writer, author, novelist, born July 7, 1907-1988

Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller
American novelist, author, born May 1, 1923-1999

Lillian Hellman

Lillian Hellman
author, writer, playwright, screenwriter, activist, born June 20, 1905-1984

Ernist Hemingway

Ernist Hemingway
writer, author, novelist, journalist, Nobel Prize winner, born July 21, 1899-1961

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse
poet, novelist, writer, author, painter, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, born July 2, 1877-1962

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary
mountaineer, explorer, philanthropist, born July 20, 1919-2008

Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer
writer, author, philosopher, born July 25, 1902-1983

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
physician, writer, poet, born August 29, 1809-1894

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover
31st President of the United States, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, politician, mining engineer, author, born August 10, 1874-1964

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston
folklorist, anthropologist, novelist, author, writer, born January 7, 1891-1960

Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson
pastor, minister, civil rights activist, political activist, U.S. presidential candidate, born October 8, 1941

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson
Inspiring words attributed to Thomas Jefferson

Dr. Samuel Johnson

Dr. Samuel Johnson
writer, author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor, linguist, lexicographer, born September 18, 1709-1784

Bill Johnson-Miles

Bill Johnson-Miles
writer, editor, photographer, graphic artist, public affairs specialist, born Dec. 17, 1956

June Jordan

June Jordan
poet, novelist, journalist, biographer, dramatist, teacher, political activist, born July 9, 1936-2002

Carl Jung

Carl Jung
psychiatrist, author, influential thinker, born July 26, 1875-1961

Kabir

Kabir
philosopher, mystic poet, saint of India, 1440-1518

Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka
writer, author, novelist, born July 3, 1877-1962

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
artist, painter, born July 6, 1907-1954

Miriam Kashia

Miriam Kashia
Blue Planet Green Living editor, writer, psychotherapist, social justice and Peace Corps volunteer

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy
35th President of the United States, born May 29, 1917-1963

Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King
civil and women's rights activist, born April 27, 1927-2006

Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka

Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka
artist, painter, born July 5, 1853-1919

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
psychiatrist, author, lecturer, born July 8, 1926-2004

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange
photojournalist, documentary photographer, artist, born May 26, 1895-1965

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent
fashion designer, born August 1, 1936-2008

D.H.Lawence

D.H.Lawence
writer, author, novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic, painter, born September 11, 1885-1930

Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus
poet, writer, author, novelist, born July 22, 1849-1887

John Lennon

John Lennon
musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, political activist, peace activist, humorist, painter, writer, born October 9, 1940-1980

Bernard Lown

Bernard Lown
physician, peace activist, 1985 Nobel Peace Prize-winner, born June 7, 1921

Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli
political philosopher, historian, musician, poet, romantic comedic playwright, born May 3, 1469-1527

George Mallory

George Mallory
explorer, mountain climber, born June 18, 1886-1924

Horace Mann

Horace Mann
politician, education reformer, born May 4, 1796-1859

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann
author, writer, novelist, social critic, philanthropist, Nobel Prize laureate, born June 6, 1875-1955

Bob Marley

Bob Marley
singer, songwriter, musician, born February 6, 1945-1981

Daphne du Maruier

Daphne du Maruier
author, playwright, born May 13, 1907-1989

Karl Marx

Karl Marx
philosopher, sociologist, historian, political economist, political theorist, born May 5, 1818-1883

William McFee

William McFee
author, writer, marine engineer, born June 15, 1881-1966

Czeslaw Milosz

Czeslaw Milosz
writer, poet, essayist, Nobel Prize winner for literature, professor, born June 30, 1911-

Queen Mother Audley E. Moore

Queen Mother Audley E. Moore
activist, protester, demonstrator, born July 27, 1898-1997

Grandma Moses

Grandma Moses
artist, painter, born September 7, 1860-1961

Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers
award-winning journalist, public and news commentator, former White House Press Secretary, born June 5, 1934

Edward R. Murrow

Edward R. Murrow
journalist, broadcaster, born April 25, 1908-1965

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale
nurse, writer, statistician, born May 12, 1820-1990

Barack Obama

Barack Obama
44th President of the United States, politician, civil rights attorney, author, college professor, born August 4, 1961

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
former First Lady, editor, born July 28, 1929-1994

George Orwell

George Orwell
novelist, essayist, journalist, born June 25, 1903-1950

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens
athlete, sprinter, long jumper, Olympic champion, civic leader, born September 12, 1913-1980

Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope
writer, poet, translator, born May 21, 1688-1744

Cole Porter

Cole Porter
composer, songwriter, born June 9, 1891-1964

Enoch Powell

Enoch Powell
politician, classical scholar, poet, writer, linguist, soldier, born June 16, 1912-1998

Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust
writer, author, novelist, essayist, critic, born July 10, 1871-1922

Erich Maria Remarque

Erich Maria Remarque
author, writer, novelist, born June 22, 1898-1970

Francois de Las Rochefoucauld

Francois de Las Rochefoucauld
writer, author, nobleman, born September 15, 1613-1680

Will Rogers

Will Rogers
cowboy, humorist, actor, entertainer, vaudeville performer, social commentator, columnist, born November 4, 1879-1935

Richard Rorty

Richard Rorty
philosopher, pragmatist, professor, academic, born October 4, 1931-2007

Jala al-Din Muhammad Rumi

Jala al-Din Muhammad Rumi
philosopher, poet, born September 30, 1207-1273

Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell
philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, social critic, born May 18, 1872-1970

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
writer, author, poet, aviator, pilot, born June 29, 1900-1944

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre
existentialist, philosopher, dramatist, screenwriter, novelist, writer, author, critic, born June 21, 1905-1980

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott
writer, author, novelist, poet, born August 14, 1771-1832

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
poet, dramatist, born April 23, 1564-1616

Jose Silva

Jose Silva
parapsychologist, author, born August 11, 1914-1999

Clifford D. Simak

Clifford D. Simak
writer, author, novelist, Hugo and Nebula awards recipient, science fiction grand master, born August 3, 1904-1988

Socrates

Socrates
Greek Athenian philosopher, born June 4, 470-399 BC

Lady Diana Spencer

Lady Diana Spencer
former princess of Wales, human-rights advocate, born July 1, 1961-1997

Dr. Benjamin Spock

Dr. Benjamin Spock
pediatrician, author, born May 2, 1903-1998

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe
author, writer, abolitionist, born June 14, 1811-1896

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan
television host, entertainment writer, theater columnist, sportswriter, reporter, born September 28, 1901-1974

Teresa of Avila

Teresa of Avila
mystic philosopher, Catholic saint, born March 28, 1515-1582

Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel
author, historian, actor, broadcaster, born May 16, 1912-2008

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher
first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (three terms, 1979-1990), politician, conservative, born October 13, 1925

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
philosopher, writer, author, poet, essayist, abolitionist, naturalist, surveyor, historian, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, born July 12, 1817-1862

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy
writer, philosopher, social activist, born September 9, 1828-1910

Colonel Katherine Amelia Towle

Colonel Katherine Amelia Towle
military officer, educator, born April 30, 1898-1986

Harry Truman

Harry Truman
33rd President of the United States, born May 8, 1884-1972

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu
archbishop, cleric, human rights activist, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, born October 7, 1936

Horace Walpole

Horace Walpole
politician, writer, novelist, art historian, antiquarian, 4th Earl of Orford, born September 24, 1717-1797

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol
artist, painter, filmmaker, publisher, actor, major figure in pop art movement, born August 6, 1928-1987

Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Ida B. Wells-Barnett
writer, journalist, editor, publisher, activist, civil rights advocate, crusader, rhetorician, speaker, suffragist, born July 16, 1862-1931

John Wesley

John Wesley
Christian, theologian, cleric, preacher, Methodist, born June 28, 1703-1791

E.B. White

E.B. White
writer, author, novelist, born July 11, 1899-1985

Patrick White

Patrick White
author, novelist, Nobel Prize winner, born May 28, 1912-1990

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman
journalist, poet, born May 31, 1819-1892

William of Orange

William of Orange
Dutch rebel, father of the fatherland, born April 24, 1533-1558

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams
writer, poet, physician, pediatrician, born September 17, 1883-1963

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein
philosopher, born April 26, 1889-1951

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright
architect, interior designer, writer, educator, born June 8, 1867-1959

Malcolm X

Malcolm X
minister, public speaker, human rights activist, born May 19, 1925-1965

William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats
author, poet, dramatist, mystic, born June 13, 1865-1939

Brigham Young

Brigham Young
prophet, pioneer, settler, governor, religious leader, LDS church president, born June 1, 1801-1877

Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata
Mexican revolutionary general, born August 8, 1879-1919

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Not Quotes - Just Words
Words To Live By that are not attributed to any specific person

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