Month: September 2015

  • September 29: Caravaggio was born in 1571

    “I am always learning.” ~Caravaggio – Caravaggio was probably the most revolutionary artist of his time, for he abandoned the rules that had guided a century of artists who had idealized both the human and religious experience. He can be said almost single-handedly to have created the Baroque style. Wikipedia: Born Michelangelo Merisi or […]

  • September 27: Albert Ellis was born in 1913

    “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” ― Albert Ellis Wikipedia: Born September 27, 1913 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Died July 24, 2007 (aged 93) […]

  • September 25: William Faulkner was born in 1897

    “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.” ― William Faulkner Wikipedia: Born William Cuthbert Faulkner September 25, 1897 New Albany, Mississippi, U.S. Died July 6, 1962 (aged 64) Byhalia, Mississippi, U.S. […]

  • September 23: Sigmund Freud died in 1939

    “One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” ― Sigmund Freud Wikipedia: Born Sigismund Schlomo Freud 6 May 1856 Freiberg in Mähren, Moravia, Austrian Empire (now Příbor, Czech Republic) Died 23 September 1939 (aged 83) Hampstead, London Nationality Austria Fields Neurology, psychology, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis Institutions University of Vienna Alma mater […]

  • September 18: Samuel Johnson was born in 1709

    “Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.” ― Samuel Johnson, Works of Samuel Johnson Wikipedia: Born 18 September 1709 (O.S. 7 September) Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Died 13 December 1784 (aged 75) London Occupation Essayist, lexicographer, biographer, poet Language English Nationality British Ethnicity English Spouse Elizabeth Porter (née Jervis) Samuel Johnson […]