Geoffrey Chaucer Born circa 1343 | Died October 25, 1400 Father of English Literature, greatest English poet of Middle Ages Famous Quotes: "Love is blind." "Time and tide wait for no man." "We know little of the things for which we pray." "People can die of mere imagination." "Forbid us something, and that thing we desire."
Viktor Frankl Born March 26, 1905 | Died September 2, 1997 Austrian Jewish neurologist and psychiatrist, Holocaust survivor Famous Quotes: "Fear may come true that which one is afraid of." "Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human." "Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." "For the meaning of life differs from man to man,from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters,therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment." "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom."
Amelia Earhart Born July 24, 1897 | Disappeared July 2, 1937 Declared legally dead January 5, 1939 American aviation pioneer and author Famous Quotes: "Adventure is worthwhile in itself." "Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do." "The most effective way to do it, is to do it." "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward."
T.S. Eliot Born September 26, 1888 | Died January 4, 1965 American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic Famous Quotes: "April is the cruelest month." "Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity." "I have measured out my life with coffee spoons." "It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind." "It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words." "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." "What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from."