Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 8 February – John Grisham

Happy Birthday, John Grisham, born 8 February 1955 11 Quotes On Writing I can’t change overnight into a serious literary author. You can’t compare apples to oranges. William Faulkner was a great literary genius. I am not. I always do book signings with the same blue…

Literary Birthday – 8 February – Jules Verne

Jules Verne was born 8 February 1828, and died 24 March 1905 Five Quotes We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow mouldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read. Anything…

Literary Birthday – 7 February – Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born 7 February 1812, and died 9 June 1870 10 Memorable Charles Dickens Quotes The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before…

Literary Birthday – 7 February – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born 7 February 1867, and died 10 February 1957  Five Quotes The ‘Little House’ books are stories of long ago. Today our way of living and our schools are much different; so many things have made living and learning easier. But the real…

Literary Birthday – 6 February – Bob Marley

Bob Marley was born 6 February 1945, and died 11 May 1981 Five quotes None but ourselves can free our minds. The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him…

Literary Birthday – 5 February – William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs was born 5 February 1914, and died 2 August 1997 Quotes Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalising. A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on. A psychotic is a guy who’s just found out what’s…

Literary Birthday – 3 February – James Michener

James Michener was born 3 February 1907, and died 16 October 1997. Top 10 Michener Quotes Being goal-oriented instead of self-oriented is crucial. I know so many people who want to be writers. But let me tell you, they really don’t want to be writers. They…

Literary Birthday – 3 February – Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was born 3 February 1874, and died 27 July 1946 Gertrude Stein: Top 10 Quotes If you can’t say anything nice about anyone else, come sit next to me. We are always the same age inside. If the communication is perfect, the words have…

Literary Birthday – 2 February – Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand was born 2 February 1905, and died 6 March 1982 The Top 10 Ayn Rand Quotes The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage…

Literary Birthday – 2 February – James Joyce

James Joyce was born 2 February 1882, and died 13 January 1941 James Joyce Quotes I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only way of insuring one’s immortality. The…
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