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Note: Vonnegut starts talking at around the mark. This is humanism, as explained by biochemist, science fiction author and former president of the American Humanist Association Isaac Asimov:

Kurt Vonnegut American writer

Kurt Vonnegut term paper assignment for his students in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Wonderful and well worth the twenty minutes. Neil Gaiman Commencement Speech at University of the Arts.

WATCH: Neil Gaiman Inspirational Commencement Speech

Neil Gaiman gave a commencement speech last week, and it was typically inspiring. The fiction author famous for "The Sandman" and "Coraline" was also awa.

David Foster Wallace

Tributes are cheesy--and it's easy to imagine David Foster Wallace rolling his eyes at the slew of tributes being rolled out online and off.

Mexican Writer Carlos Fuentes books at the Vancouver Public Library

” ― Carlos Fuentes “ Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes - a giant in contemporary Latin American letters - born Nov. 1928 - died May.

happiness.    VONNEGUT.

Kurt Vonnegut and Pumpkin. It doesn't seem like Kurt Vonnegut would have a tiny dog named pumpkin.

“If you want to work on your art, work on your life.”    —Anton Chekhov

“If you want to work on your art, work on your life.” —Anton Chekhov ,medico y dramaturgo ruso

Kurt Vonnegut surrounded by hydrangeas. And a garden gnome. On a pig.

kurt vonnegut two of my favorite things. Kurt Vonnegut and blue hydrangeas.

Kurt Vonnegut via Paris Review

Today marks the release of And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life, the first official biography of the great American writer and counterculture icon. Vonnegut is known not only for his writing but a…

Carl Jung

Understanding INFJ Darkness: Getting to Know the INFJs Shadow Functions - Psychology Junkie

Nelsón​ Mandela (1918-2013) abogado, activista contra el apartheid, político y filántropo que fue Presidente de Sudáfrica entre 1994-1999.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 Rest In Peace July 1918 - December 2013