Famous Authors (Total: 16025 authors, 372766 quotes)

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Abraham Lincoln 335 President, Politician american
Agatha Christie 387 Writer english
Albert Camus 656 Philosopher, Writer french
Albert Einstein 666 Physicist deutsch
Aldous Huxley 490 Novelist, Writer english
Anais Nin 302 Author american
Anne Lamott 426 Author american
Anne Rice 456 Novelist, Writer american
Arthur Conan Doyle 418 Writer british
Ayn Rand 766 Writer russian
B
Barack Obama 378 President american
Barbara Kingsolver 496 Novelist american
Bell Hooks 180 Critic american
Benjamin Disraeli 200 Statesman british
Benjamin Franklin 448 Politician american
Bertrand Russell 378 Philosopher british
Bill Bryson 215 Writer american
Bill Watterson 218 Cartoonist american
Blaise Pascal 307 Philosopher, Mathematician french
Bob Dylan 317 Musician american
C
C. S. Lewis 1578 Author, Writer british
Carl Sagan 303 Scientist, Physicist american
Charlaine Harris 370 Author, Writer american
Charles Bukowski 657 Author, Writer, Poet american
Charles Dickens 800 Novelist, Writer english
Charles M. Schulz 279 Cartoonist american
Charlotte Bronte 609 Novelist british
Christopher Hitchens 412 Author american
Chuck Palahniuk 1052 Novelist, Writer american
Cormac McCarthy 532 Writer american
D
Dan Brown 207 Author, Writer american
Dave Eggers 209 Writer american
David Foster Wallace 452 Writer american
David Herbert Lawrence 322 Writer english
David Sedaris 318 Writer american
Dean Koontz 533 Author, Writer american
Deepak Chopra 236 Philosopher american
Don DeLillo 367 Novelist american
Doug Coupland 405 Author canadian
Douglas Adams 541 Playwright, Writer english
E
E. E. Cummings 204 Poet american
E. M. Forster 416 Novelist english
Edgar Allan Poe 293 Poet, Writer american
Edith Wharton 251 Author, Writer american
Edward Abbey 214 Author american
Elizabeth Gilbert 473 Novelist, Writer american
Emile M. Cioran 277 Philosopher romanian
Emily Dickinson 270 Poet american
Emily Giffin 204 Author american
Ernest Hemingway 693 Novelist, Writer american
F
F. Scott Fitzgerald 797 Author, Writer american
Fernando Pessoa 211 Author portuguese
Flannery O'Connor 220 Author american
Francis Bacon 216 Philosopher english
Francois de La Rochefoucauld 298 Writer french
Frank Herbert 268 Writer american
Franz Kafka 341 Novelist, Writer austrian
Friedrich Nietzsche 1034 Philosopher, Writer deutsch
Fulton J. Sheen 143 Clergyman american
Fyodor Dostoevsky 1005 Novelist, Writer russian
G
Gabriel Garcia Marquez 479 Novelist colombian
George Bernard Shaw 449 Playwright, Writer irish
George Byron 242 Poet scottish
George Carlin 293 Comedian, Actor american
George Eliot 502 Author, Writer british
George Orwell 693 Author, Writer british
George R. R. Martin 1025 Author, Writer american
Gilbert K. Chesterton 844 Writer english
Graham Greene 348 Playwright, Writer british
Gustave Flaubert 276 Novelist, Writer french
H
H. L. Mencken 271 Writer american
Harper Lee 293 Novelist, Writer american
Haruki Murakami 1500 Writer japanese
Henry David Thoreau 760 Author, Writer american
Henry James 271 Writer american
Henry Miller 357 Author, Writer, Painter american
Herman Hesse 446 Author, Writer deutsch
Herman Melville 364 Novelist, Writer, Poet american
Hillary Clinton 241 Politician american
Hunter S. Thompson 282 Journalist, Writer american
I
Iain Banks 90 Writer scottish
Ian Mcewan 254 Author, Writer british
Idries Shah 83 Author, Writer indian
Immanuel Kant 107 Philosopher deutsch
Iris Murdoch 85 Author, Writer, Philosopher irish
Irvine Welsh 78 Novelist, Writer scottish
Isaac Asimov 221 Scientist, Writer american
Isabel Allende 172 Writer chilean
Italo Calvino 174 Journalist, Writer italian
Ivan Turgenev 79 Novelist, Writer, Poet russian
J
J. D. Salinger 458 Novelist, Writer american
J. K. Rowling 1430 Author english
J. R. R. Tolkien 825 Novelist, Writer, Poet english
Jack Kerouac 503 Novelist, Writer, Poet american
James Patterson 580 Author american
Jane Austen 1161 Writer british
Jeanette Winterson 503 Novelist british
Jodi Picoult 1272 Author, Writer american
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 523 Poet deutsch
John Steinbeck 721 Author american
K
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 105 Athlete american
Karl Marx 144 Philosopher, Writer deutsch
Kate DiCamillo 153 Author american
Katy Perry 146 Musician american
Kazuo Ishiguro 125 Author, Writer japanese
Ken Kesey 173 Author, Writer american
Kesha 104 Musician american
Khalil Gibran 505 Poet lebanese
Kim Mathers 103 Celebrity american
Kurt Vonnegut 931 Author, Writer american
L
L. M. Montgomery 521 Author canadian
Lady Gaga 233 Musician, Actress american
Lao Tzu 438 Philosopher chinese
Laurell K. Hamilton 555 Writer american
Leo Tolstoy 754 Novelist russian
Leonard Cohen 201 Musician, Writer, Poet canadian
Lewis Carroll 325 Author, Writer, Philosopher english
Louisa May Alcott 386 Novelist american
Lucius Annaeus Seneca 322 Statesman roman
Ludwig Wittgenstein 175 Philosopher austrian
M
Madeleine L'Engle 277 Novelist american
Mahatma Gandhi 435 Leader, Politician indian
Marcel Proust 313 Author, Writer french
Margaret Atwood 758 Novelist, Writer, Poet canadian
Mark Twain 956 Author, Writer american
Martin Luther King jr. 333 Leader american
Maya Angelou 287 Poet american
Meg Cabot 357 Author american
Milan Kundera 539 Writer czechoslovakian
Mitch Albom 517 Writer american
N
Napolean Hill 121 Author, Writer american
Napoleon Bonaparte 204 Leader, Politician french
Nathaniel Hawthorne 200 Novelist, Writer american
Neal Stephenson 227 Writer american
Neil Gaiman 983 Author, Writer british
Nelson Mandela 144 Statesman south african
Nicholas Sparks 826 Author, Writer american
Nick Hornby 346 Writer english
Noam Chomsky 165 Activist american
Nora Roberts 581 Author american
O
Oliver Wendell Holmes 92 Writer american
Oprah Winfrey 183 Entertainer american
Orhan Pamuk 123 Novelist, Writer
Orison Swett Marden 87 Writer american
Orson Scott Card 530 Writer american
Oscar Wilde 1398 Playwright, Writer, Poet irish
Oswald Chambers 124 Theologian scottish
Otis Criblecoblis 86
Ovid 176 Poet roman
Ozzy Osbourne 156 Musician english
P
P. G. Wodehouse 341 Writer, Playwright english
Pablo Neruda 181 Writer, Diplomat, Poet chilean
Pat Conroy 166 Writer american
Patti Smith 155 Musician, Poet american
Paul Auster 190 Author, Writer american
Paulo Coelho 1442 Novelist, Writer, Poet brazilian
Philip K. Dick 195 Writer american
Philip Pullman 196 Writer british
Philip Roth 178 Novelist american
Plato 364 Philosopher greek
Q
Queen Latifah 20 Musician american
Queen Mary 5 Royalty
Queen Victoria 17 Royalty british
Quentin Crisp 83 Writer english
Quentin Tarantino 67 Director, Regisseur american
Quiara Alegria Hudes 5 Playwright american
Quincy Jones 16 Musician american
Quintilian 48 Educator roman
Quintus Ennius 8 Poet roman
Quintus Tullius Cicero 2 Soldier roman
R
Rainer Maria Rilke 361 Poet deutsch
Ralph Waldo Emerson 838 Poet, Writer, Philosopher american
Ray Bradbury 642 Writer american
Richard Bach 196 Novelist, Writer, Philosopher american
Richard Dawkins 231 Scientist, Writer english
Robert A. Heinlein 351 Writer american
Robert Frost 233 Poet american
Robert Louis Stevenson 279 Writer scottish
Ronald Reagan 202 President, Politician american
Rumi 410 Poet
S
Salman Rushdie 357 Novelist, Writer indian
Samuel Beckett 278 Playwright, Writer irish
Samuel Johnson 308 Author, Critic english
Sophocles 234 Poet greek
Soren Kierkegaard 270 Philosopher danish
Stephen King 1411 Author, Writer
Stephenie Meyer 1069 Author, Writer american
Steven Wright 261 Comedian american
Suzanne Collins 1030 Novelist, Writer american
Sylvia Plath 444 Poet american
T
T. S. Eliot 335 Poet american
Taylor Swift 384 Musician american
Terry Prachett 1325 Author, Writer english
Thomas Carlyle 220 Philosopher scottish
Thomas Hardy 311 Novelist english
Thomas Jefferson 380 President american
Thomas Merton 238 Author american
Tom Robbins 493 Author, Writer american
Toni Morrison 326 Novelist american
Truman Capote 283 Novelist, Writer american
U
Ulrich Beck 28 Sociologist deutsch
Ulysses S. Grant 33 President american
Umberto Eco 226 Novelist, Philosopher italian
Umberto Guidoni 19 Astronaut italian
Upton Sinclair 25 Author american
Ursula Andress 28 Actress swiss
Ursula K. Le Guin 382 Writer american
Usain Bolt 60 Athlete jamaican
Utada Hikaru 32 Musician japanese
Uwe Boll 25 Director deutsch
V
Vanessa Hudgens 61 Actress american
Venus Williams 72 Athlete american
Victor Hugo 918 Author, Writer french
Viktor E. Frankl 129 Psychologist austrian
Vincent Van Gogh 133 Artist dutch
Virgil 134 Poet roman
Virginia Woolf 917 Author, Composer, Writer british
Vivienne Westwood 96 Designer english
Vladimir Nabokov 503 Novelist, Writer american
Voltaire 398 Writer french
W
W. H. Auden 233 Poet english
W. Somerset Maugham 469 Playwright, Writer british
Walt Whitman 316 Poet american
Wendell Berry 246 Poet american
William Butler Yeats 234 Poet irish
William James 210 Philosopher, Psychologist american
William S. Burroughs 216 Writer american
William Shakespeare 1929 Playwright, Poet english
Winston Churchill 366 Statesman, Politician english
Woody Allen 235 Director american
X
Xander Berkeley 6 Actor american
Xavier Becerra 19 Politician american
Xavier Cugat 1 Musician spanish
Xenocrates 1 Philosopher greek
Xenophanes 5 Philosopher greek
Xenophon 10 Soldier greek
Xi Zhi 2 Philosopher chinese
Xu Zhimo 1 Poet roman
Xun Zi 38 Philosopher chinese
Y
Yahoo Serious 33 Director australian
Yancy Butler 32 Actress american
Yasunari Kawabata 33 Novelist, Writer japanese
Yevgeny Yevtushenko 22 Poet, Writer russian
Yevgeny Zamyatin 121 Novelist, Writer russian
Yo-Yo Ma 27 Musician american
Yogi Berra 93 Athlete american
Yoko Ono 77 Artist american
Yoshihiko Noda 23 Statesman japanese
Yukio Mishima 78 Author, Playwright, Writer japanese
Z
Zac Efron 50 Actor american
Zane Grey 35 Author american
Zbigniew Brzezinski 36 Politician american
Zelda Fitzgerald 37 Writer american
Zhuangzi 40 Philosopher chinese
Zig Ziglar 110 Author american
Ziggy Marley 45 Musician jamaican
Ziyi Zhang 37 Actress chinese
Zoe Saldana 54 Actor american
Zora Neale Hurston 163 Playwright american