T.S. Eliot Quotes

Thomas Stearns Eliot(TS Eliot) is perhaps one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century. He was a British poet but was born in America to one of the country’s most wealthy and influential families. He was a poet, literary critic, editor, publisher, playwright, and essayist. He moved to England when he was…

Jack Kerouac Quotes

Jack Kerouac was an American Novelist born in 1922 and died in 1969. He was a novelist who is often considered a pioneer of the Beat Generation. During World War II, he served in the United States Merchant Marine. He was discharged on the grounds of mental issues. It was during this time he wrote…

Leo Tolstoy Quotes

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer who served in the Crimean wars. He is regarded as one of the greatest authors in literary history. He received multiple nominations every year from 1902 to 1906 for the Nobel Prize in Literature. He also won the Nobel Peace Prize in the years 1901, 1902, and 1910.  He…

Carl Sagan Quotes

Carl Edward Sagan was an American science communicator, author, astrobiologist, astrophysicist, cosmologist, planetary scientist, and astronomer. His well known scientific contribution is his research on extraterrestrial life. Another of his contributions is the experimental demonstration of the production of amino through radiation with the help of primary chemicals. He was also involved in assembling the…

Soren Kierkegaard Quotes

Soren Kierkegaard was an early 19th-century Danish poet, social critic, theologian, philosopher, and religious author. He is widely considered as the first existentialist philosopher.  He often contained critical texts regarding religion, psychology, ethics, Christendom, morality, and organized religion. He often displayed a fondness for parables, irony, and metaphor in his writings. Most of his philosophical…

Philip Wylie Quotes

Philip Gordon Wylie was an American author born in 1902. His works ranged from pulp science fiction satire, social diatribes, and mysteries to the threat of nuclear holocaust and ecology. He was a writer o both fiction and nonfiction and even contributed to several Hollywood projects’ screenplays. His works include hundreds of novels, serials, short…

Samuel Beckett Quotes

Samuel Barclay Beckett was a 20th-century Irish poet, playwright, and novelist. He is famous for his works like “Waiting for Godot”. His childhood was often marked with periodic experiences of severe depression that would keep him in bed for half a day or so. These experiences would later influence his literary works. His youth was…

Stanley Kubrick Quotes

Stanley Kubrick was born in New York City on July 26, 1928. He worked as a photographer for the Look Magazine. He gradually explored film- making in the 1950s. He has directed several acclaimed films in his lifetime like- Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Shining (1980), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Dr. Strangelove (1964), Spartacus (1960) and Lolita (1962)….