Famous Authors (Total: 16025 authors, 372769 quotes)

A
Abraham Lincoln 335 President American
Agatha Christie 387 Writer English
Albert Camus 656 Philosopher French
Albert Einstein 666 Physicist German
Aldous Huxley 490 Novelist English
Anais Nin 302 Author American
Anne Lamott 426 Author American
Anne Rice 456 Novelist 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 French
Bob Dylan 317 Musician American
C
C. S. Lewis 1578 Author British
Carl Sagan 303 Scientist American
Charlaine Harris 370 Author American
Charles Bukowski 657 Author American
Charles Dickens 800 Novelist English
Charles M. Schulz 279 Cartoonist American
Charlotte Bronte 609 Novelist British
Christopher Hitchens 412 Author American
Chuck Palahniuk 1052 Novelist American
Cormac McCarthy 532 Writer American
D
Dan Brown 207 Author 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 American
Deepak Chopra 236 Philosopher American
Don DeLillo 367 Novelist American
Doug Coupland 405 Author Canadian
Douglas Adams 541 Writer English
E
E. E. Cummings 204 Poet American
E. M. Forster 416 Novelist English
Edgar Allan Poe 293 Poet American
Edith Wharton 251 Author American
Edward Abbey 214 Author American
Elizabeth Gilbert 473 Novelist American
Emile M. Cioran 277 Philosopher Romanian
Emily Dickinson 270 Poet American
Emily Giffin 204 Author American
Ernest Hemingway 693 Novelist American
F
F. Scott Fitzgerald 797 Author 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 Austrian
Friedrich Nietzsche 1034 Philosopher German
Fulton J. Sheen 143 Clergyman American
Fyodor Dostoevsky 1005 Novelist Russian
G
Gabriel Garcia Marquez 479 Novelist Colombian
George Bernard Shaw 449 Dramatist Irish
George Byron 242 Poet Scottish
George Carlin 293 Comedian American
George Eliot 502 Author British
George Orwell 693 Author British
George R. R. Martin 1025 Author American
Gilbert K. Chesterton 844 Writer English
Graham Greene 348 Playwright British
Gustave Flaubert 276 Novelist French
H
H. L. Mencken 271 Writer American
Harper Lee 293 Novelist American
Haruki Murakami 1500 Writer Japanese
Henry David Thoreau 760 Author American
Henry James 271 Writer American
Henry Miller 357 Author American
Herman Hesse 446 Author German
Herman Melville 364 Novelist American
Hillary Clinton 241 Politician American
Hunter S. Thompson 282 Journalist American
I
Iain Banks 90 Writer Scottish
Ian Mcewan 254 Author British
Idries Shah 83 Author Indian
Immanuel Kant 107 Philosopher German
Iris Murdoch 85 Author Irish
Irvine Welsh 78 Novelist Scottish
Isaac Asimov 221 Scientist American
Isabel Allende 172 Writer Chilean
Italo Calvino 174 Journalist Italian
Ivan Turgenev 79 Novelist Russian
J
J. D. Salinger 458 Novelist American
J. K. Rowling 1430 Author English
J. R. R. Tolkien 825 Novelist English
Jack Kerouac 503 Novelist American
James Patterson 580 Author American
Jane Austen 1161 Writer British
Jeanette Winterson 503 Novelist British
Jodi Picoult 1272 Author American
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 523 Poet German
John Steinbeck 721 Author American
K
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 105 Athlete American
Karl Marx 144 Philosopher German
Kate DiCamillo 153 Author American
Katy Perry 146 Musician American
Kazuo Ishiguro 125 Author Japanese
Ken Kesey 173 Author American
Kesha 104 Musician American
Khalil Gibran 505 Poet Lebanese
Kim Mathers 103 Celebrity American
Kurt Vonnegut 931 Author American
L
L. M. Montgomery 521 Author Canadian
Lady Gaga 233 Musician American
Lao Tzu 438 Philosopher Chinese
Laurell K. Hamilton 555 Writer American
Leo Tolstoy 754 Novelist Russian
Leonard Cohen 201 Musician Canadian
Lewis Carroll 325 Author 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 Indian
Marcel Proust 313 Author French
Margaret Atwood 758 Novelist Canadian
Mark Twain 956 Author 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 American
Napoleon Bonaparte 204 Leader French
Nathaniel Hawthorne 200 Novelist American
Neal Stephenson 227 Writer American
Neil Gaiman 983 Author British
Nelson Mandela 144 Statesman South African
Nicholas Sparks 826 Author 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
Orison Swett Marden 87 Writer American
Orson Scott Card 530 Writer American
Oscar Wilde 1398 Dramatist Irish
Oswald Chambers 124 Theologian Scottish
Otis Criblecoblis 86
Ovid 176 Poet Roman
Ozzy Osbourne 156 Musician English
P
P. G. Wodehouse 341 Writer English
Pablo Neruda 181 Writer Chilean
Pat Conroy 166 Writer American
Patti Smith 155 Musician American
Paul Auster 190 Author American
Paulo Coelho 1442 Novelist 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 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 German
Ralph Waldo Emerson 838 Poet American
Ray Bradbury 642 Writer American
Richard Bach 196 Novelist American
Richard Dawkins 231 Scientist English
Robert A. Heinlein 351 Writer American
Robert Frost 233 Poet American
Robert Louis Stevenson 279 Writer Scottish
Ronald Reagan 202 President American
Rumi 410 Poet
S
Salman Rushdie 357 Novelist Indian
Samuel Beckett 278 Playwright Irish
Samuel Johnson 308 Author English
Sophocles 234 Poet Greek
Soren Kierkegaard 270 Philosopher Danish
Stephen King 1411 Author
Stephenie Meyer 1069 Author American
Steven Wright 261 Comedian American
Suzanne Collins 1030 Novelist American
Sylvia Plath 444 Poet American
T
T. S. Eliot 335 Poet American
Taylor Swift 384 Musician American
Terry Prachett 1325 Author 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 American
Toni Morrison 326 Novelist American
Truman Capote 283 Novelist American
U
Ulrich Beck 28 Sociologist German
Ulysses S. Grant 33 President American
Umberto Eco 226 Novelist 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 German
V
Vanessa Hudgens 61 Actress American
Venus Williams 72 Athlete American
Victor Hugo 918 Author French
Viktor E. Frankl 129 Psychologist Austrian
Vincent Van Gogh 133 Artist Dutch
Virgil 134 Poet Roman
Virginia Woolf 917 Author British
Vivienne Westwood 96 Designer English
Vladimir Nabokov 503 Novelist American
Voltaire 398 Writer French
W
W. H. Auden 233 Poet English
W. Somerset Maugham 469 Playwright British
Walt Whitman 316 Poet American
Wendell Berry 246 Poet American
William Butler Yeats 235 Poet Irish
William James 210 Philosopher American
William S. Burroughs 216 Writer American
William Shakespeare 1929 Dramatist English
Winston Churchill 366 Statesman 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 Japanese
Yevgeny Yevtushenko 22 Poet Russian
Yevgeny Zamyatin 121 Novelist 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 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 Dramatist American