How Philip K. Dick Disdained American Anti-Intellectualism and Found His Inspiration in Flaubert, Stendhal & Balzac
Emerson in 1857; "Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think." - Ralph Waldo Emerson; Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/r/ralphwaldo121093.html#QtVuP2CqC6eP8XL5.99 ; Image Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Waldo_Emerson# ;
this is a must read it and loved it Mikhail Bulgakov, 1926. Author of The Master and Margarita - has a fascinating and tragedy back story. Also history of how it finally got published is eye opening about life in late period of USSR
Leo Tolstoy "You are a soldier...you have been brought to 'pacify'...it has been instilled in you that you are not responsible for the consequences of your shots. But you know that the man who falls bleeding from your shot is killed by you and by no one else..."
Ludovico Ariosto: http://literaturauniversal.carpetapedagogica.com/2013/02/ludovico-ariosto.html
Lo scrittore britannico Richard Adams è morto oggi a 96 anni, come ha confermato sua figlia a BBC News. Adams era soprattutto conosciuto per avere scritto