Philosophers, thinkers, writers

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. Friedrich Nietzsche
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John Haynes - Samuel Beckett, 1973.


Friedrich Nietzsche, photographed in mid-1899, after a mental breakdown and two strokes. Photograph by Hans Olde


Henri Miller with Anaïs Nin


writer Alexandre Dumas, pictured in 1865 (Getty Images)

The role of race in the life and literature of Alexandre Dumas: The episode that inspired the man behind the Musketeers

Rosa Luxemburg, Simone De Beauvoir and Emma Goldman

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the ink, this blackness from whence emerges a light • Victor Hugo

poetry posts - A-MUSED

Freedom of speech #orwell

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Mark Twain quote #marktwain #quote

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JD Salinger with his daughter Margaret, uncredited

Escritores y también padres

“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each man’s sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ( 1807 - 1882 ) on understanding our enemies

Cognitive researcher, philosopher, and political activist Noam Chomsky.

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"There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all."

25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

Daphné du Maurier....“If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.” ..Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

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Edward Albee

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Søren Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855). He influenced writers like Henrik Ibsen, Franz Kafka, and Albert Camus

shingirmingir & style: April 2011

George Bernard Shaw at work, 1933, Alfred Eisenstadt.

TYWKIWDBI ("Tai-Wiki-Widbee"): George Bernard Shaw at work

Bertolt Brecht. París, 1937 photo by Josef Breitenbach

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Albert Camus dancing, Life Magazine

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Eudora Welty (1909-2001) was an American author of short stories and novels about the American South. Her novel 'The Optimist's Daughter' won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. Welty was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous awards. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

Eudora Welty, Photographer

Henry Miller

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Three great Russian writers – Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910), Maxim Gorky (1868 – 1936) and Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904). Crimea, Russia, 1901. #Leo_Tolstoy

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Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller

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Samuel Beckett waiting for Godot outside a Paris cafe, 1988

Writers having a drink - Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian American Author. Her debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies, won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. #WomenWhoInspire

Jhumpa Lahiri, New York City, 2003 — Marion Ettlinger

Yasunari Kawabata (born in 1899; d.1972), the first Japanese writer to win Nobel prize for literature, in 1968.

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