Category: People & Inspiring Quotes

  • Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert – A 27-min Summary

    “Big Magic is a celebration of a creative life…Gilbert’s love of creativity is infectious, and there’s a lot of great advice in this sunny book…Gilbert doesn’t just call for aspiring artists to speak their truth, however daffy that may appear to others; she is showing them how.” —Washington Post – “In [Gilbert’s] first foray into […]

  • The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work – Shawn Achor

    From amazon.com: Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Today Shawn travels around the world giving talks on positive psychology to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and non-profit organizations. He has worked with doctors […]

  • Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)

    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” ― Edgar Allan Poe Wikipedia: Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole. Best known for […]

  • October 6: Alfred, Lord Tennyson died in 1892

    “Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam Wikipedia: Born 6 August 1809 Somersby, Lincolnshire, England Died 6 October 1892 (aged 83) Lurgashall, Sussex, England Occupation Poet Laureate Alma mater Cambridge University Spouse Emily Sellwood (m. 1850) Children Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson Hon. Lionel Tennyson […]

  • 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. […]

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