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Philosophers, thinkers, writers

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. Friedrich Nietzsche


Philosophers, thinkers, writers

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Cognitive researcher, philosopher, and political activist Noam Chomsky.

25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

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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

Edward Albee

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

shingirmingir & style: April 2011

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George Bernard Shaw at work, 1933, Alfred Eisenstadt.

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

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Bertolt Brecht. París, 1937 photo by Josef Breitenbach

Albert Camus dancing, Life Magazine

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

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Henry Miller

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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Samuel Beckett waiting for Godot outside a Paris cafe, 1988

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

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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

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

Pearl S. Buck - First American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature

Years Around the Even Post: Pearl S. Buck and Her Alma Mater

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William Golding (1911-1993) Author of "Lord of the Flies", winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

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Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (French: [ʒɔʁʒ simnɔ̃]; 13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer. Author who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

Tennessee Williams by Jared French (1905-1987), 1943

"Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires" - John Steinbeck (so true!)

Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck!

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Franz Kafka smiling

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Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

Monsters by Author: Mary Shelley

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Albert Camus

“If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.” ― Noam Chomsky