Often called the “Dickens of Detroit”, Elmore Leonard wrote an incredible forty-five novels in a career spanning nearly sixty years. In 2010, he also wrote his Ten Rules for Writing, the first of which was “Never open a book with weather.” So what did he open his novels with? To see for yourself, check out nineteen awesome opening lines guaranteed to make you want to read his work right now.
Fahrenheit 451 published by Ray Bradbury in 1953 is arguably one of the greatest dystopian novels ever written. To see why check out some of the most awe inspiring quotes from a novel guaranteed to make you think differently.
John Lennon is mainly remembered for the amazing music, including 25 number-one singles, he wrote and performed. Yet, as these quotes show, he was also a modern day philosopher.
George Orwell: the originator of Big Brother, Double-Speak and the Thought Police, author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, numerous non-fiction books and journalism, one-time BBC producer, soldier and socialist. One of the greats, no doubt about it. But like many creative sorts, Orwell had his idiosyncrasies...
What do we really know about Albert Einstein? Hair that would stump Vidal Sassoon, a lab coat that’s seen better days, a very complicated set of theories. But there’s more to a genius than grooming and publications.
The most awe inspiring monologue about us and the universe has now been made into a stunning animation Prepare yourself for the tingles.
Nietzsche said, "In every real man and woman a child is hidden that wants to play." Don't believe him? Check out these wonderful things you'll always love.