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Author Name Last Name Years Lived
Abigail Disney Disney 1960-
Abraham Lincoln Lincoln 1809-1865
Alan Kay Kay 1940-
Alan Lightman Lightman 1948-
Albert Camus Camus 1913-1960
Albert Einstein Einstein 1879-1955
Albert Schweitzer Schweitzer 1875-1965
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ocasio-Cortez 1989-
Alexis de Tocqueville Tocqueville 1805-1859
Alfred North Whitehead Whitehead 1861-1947
Allen Ginsberg Ginsberg 1926-1997
Amanda Cross Cross 1926-2003
Amélie Rorty Rorty 1932-2020
Andy Warhol Warhol 1928-1987
Angeles Arrien Arrien 1940-2014
anonymous anonymous
Ansel Adams Adams 1902-1984
Anthony Burgess Burgess 1917-1993
Anthony M. Kennedy Kennedy 1936-
Anton Chekhov Chekhov 1860-1904
Anu Partanen Partanen 1975-
Apple Apple
Aristotle Aristotle 0384-0322 BC
Arnold J. Toynbee Toynbee 1889-1975
Barack Obama Obama 1961-
Baruch Spinoza Spinoza 1632-1677
Ben Friedman Friedman 1944-
Benjamin Franklin Franklin 1706-1774
Bertolt Brecht Brecht 1898-1956
Bertrand Russell Russell 1872-1970
Bibi Bahrami Bahrami
Bill McKibben McKibben 1960-
Bob Dylan Dylan 1941-
Bob Mandel Mandel
Bo Schembechler Schembechler 1929-2006
Brené Brown Brown 1965-
Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods Hare, Woods
Brooks Robinson Robinson 1937-2023
Bruce Springsteen Springsteen 1949-
Carl Jung Jung 1875-1961
Carl Sagan Sagan 1934-1996
Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Sagan, Druyan 1934-1996; 1949-
Celeste Ng Ng 1980-
Charles Darwin Darwin 1809-1882
Charles Woodson Woodson 1976-
Chris Argyris and Donald Schön Argyris, Schön 1923-2013
Clare W. Graves Graves 1914-1986
Colin Wilson Wilson 1931-2013
Craig Weber Weber 1960-
C. S. Lewis Lewis 1898-1963
Dalai Lama Lama
Dambisa Moyo Moyo
Daniel H. Pink Pink 1964-
Danielle Allen Allen 1971-
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Moynihan 1927-2003
Darrell Huff Huff
Dashiell Hammett Hammett 1894-1961
Dave Mayer Mayer 1982(?)-
Dave Snowden Snowden 1954-
David Brooks Brooks
David Christian Christian 1946-
David D. Clark Clark
David Foster Wallace Wallace 1962-2008
David Gates Gates 1947-
David Graeber and David Wengrow Graeber, Wengrow 1961-
David R. Samson Samson 1989?-
David Sloan Wilson Wilson 1949-
Dennis Stauffer Stauffer
Derek Bok Bok
Desiderius Erasmus Erasmus
Disputed Disputed
Don Beck and Chris Cowan Beck, Cowan
Dorothy L. Sayers Sayers
Dorothy Parker Parker 1893-1967
Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower 1890-1969
Eamonn Kelly Kelly
E. B. White White
Edith Penrose Penrose
Edmund Burke Burke 1729-1797
Edmund Crispin Crispin 1921-1978
Edward Hopper Hopper 1882-1967
Edward Luce Luce 1968-
Edwin G. Pulleyblank Pulleyblank 1922-2013
Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt
Elinor Ostrom Ostrom 1933-2012
Elton Trueblood Trueblood 1900-1994
E. M. Forster Forster 1879-1970
Emmanuel Macron Macron 1977-
E. O. Wilson Wilson
Eric Braverman Braverman
Erich Fromm Fromm 1900-1980
Eric Hoffer Hoffer 1902-1983
Ernest Hemingway Hemingway 1899-1961
Ezra Klein Klein 1984-
Frank Capra Capra
Franklin D. Roosevelt Roosevelt 1882-1945
Frank Lloyd Wright Wright 1867-1959
Frank W. Abrams Abrams 1889-1976
Frans de Waal Waal
Friedrich Nietzsche Nietzsche 1844-1900
F. Scott Fitzgerald Fitzgerald
Garry Kasparov Kasparov
Genevieve von Petzinger Petzinger 1990?
George Bernard Shaw Shaw
George Orwell Orwell 1903-1950
George Santayana Santayana 1863-1952
Gilbert Murray Murray
G. K. Chesterton Chesterton 1874-1936
Greta Thunberg Thunberg 2003-
Groucho Marx Marx
Harry S. Truman Truman 1884-1972
Henri Matisse Matisse
Henry Ford Ford
Henry Miller Miller 1891-1980
Herb Bowie Bowie 1951-
H. L. Mencken Mencken 1880-1956
Ian Bogost Bogost
Isaac Asimov Asimov
Jack Kerouac Kerouac 1922-1969
Jack Welch Welch
Jacob Bronowski Bronowski
James Baldwin Baldwin 1924-1987
James Madison Madison 1751-1836
Jasmine Donovan Donovan 1970-
J. B. S. Haldane Haldane 1892-1964
Jeff Bezos Bezos 1964-
Jeff Bezos and Jason Fried Bezos, Fried
Jeff Bridges Bridges 1949-
Jenny Odell Odell 1988?-
Jesus Jesus
Jim Coan Coan
Jim Geraghty Geraghty 1961?-
Jimmy Buffet Buffet
Jim Womack Womack
J. K. Rowling Rowling 1965-
Joe Boyd Boyd
John Adams Adams 1735-1826
John Bacon and Ed Zeiders Bacon, Zeiders
John Dickson Carr and Cecil Street Carr, Street
John F. Kennedy Kennedy 1917-1963
John Gall Gall
John Gottman Gottman
John Guillebaud Guillebaud
John Kenneth Galbraith Galbraith
John Lennon Lennon 1940-1980
John Maynard Keynes Keynes
John McCain McCain
John Rogers Rogers
John Stuart Mill Mill 1806-1873
John Taylor Gatto Gatto
John Updike Updike
Jonas Salk Salk
Jon Postel Postel
Jon Stewart Stewart
Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr. Badaracco, Jr.
Josiah Royce Royce
Juan Louis Vives Vives 1493-1540
Jürgen Klüver Klüver
Kate Raworth Raworth 1970-
Katherine Phillips Phillips 1972-2020
Kenneth Boulding Boulding 1910-1993
Ken Wilber Wilber 1949-
Kurt Vonnegut Vonnegut 1922-2007
Larry Fink Fink 1952-
Lauren Groff Groff 1978-
Lauretta Bender Bender
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Ferlinghetti 1919-2021
Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin Greenberg, Levin
Leonard Bernstein Bernstein
Leonard Cohen Cohen
Lester Thurow Thurow 1938-2016
Lewis Carroll Carroll
Linda Ronstadt Ronstadt 1946-
Lord Kelvin Kelvin 1824-1907
Louise Penny Penny 1958-
Malcolm X X 1925-1965
Margaret Mead Mead 1901-1978
Margery Allingham Allingham 1904-1966
Mark Twain Twain
Marshall McLuhan McLuhan 1911-1980
Martin Luther King Jr. King 1929-1968
Martin Niemöller Niemöller 1892-1984
Martin Scorsese Scorsese 1942-
Mary Shelley Shelley 1797-1851
Matthew Stewart Stewart
Megan Rapinoe Rapinoe 1985-
Michael Chabon Chabon 1963-
Michael Innes Innes 1906-1994
Michel Foucault Foucault
Milton Glaser Glaser
Moira Buffini Buffini
Montesquieu Montesquieu 1689-1755
Moritz Wagner Wagner
Neil Postman Postman
Niccolò Machiavelli Machiavelli
Nicholas Christakis Christakis 1962-
Notenik Notenik
Oliver Wendell Holmes Holmes
Otto Jespersen Jespersen
Pablo Picasso Picasso 1881-1973
Paul Bloom Bloom 1963-
Paul McCartney McCartney
Peter Barnes Barnes 1942-
Peter Boettke Boettke
Peter Freuchen Freuchen
Peter Kann Kann
Peter Senge Senge
Ralph Waldo Emerson Emerson 1803-1882
Ray Bradbury Bradbury 1920-2012
Raymond Chandler Chandler 1888-1959
Raymond Williams Williams
Ray Oldenburg Oldenburg
René Descartes Descartes 1596-1650
Richard Dawkins Dawkins 1941-
Richard Feynman Feynman 1918-1988
Richard Hofstadter Hofstadter 1916-1970
Richard Powers Powers
Rick Rubin Rubin 1963-
Robert B. Reich Reich
Robert Darnton Darnton 1939-
Robert D. Austin Austin
Robert Heinlein Heinlein
Robert Putnam Putnam
Robert Riskin Riskin
Rollo May May 1909-1994
Ron Johnson Johnson
Ross MacDonald MacDonald 1915-1983
Sarah Bakewell Bakewell
Scott Adams Adams 1957-
Sebastian Junger Junger 1962-
Stan Lee Lee
Stephen Covey Covey 1932-2012
Stephen E. Nash Nash
Steve Jobs Jobs 1955-2011
Steven Johnson Johnson
Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt Levitsky, Ziblatt 1968-;
Steven Pinker Pinker
Sydney Harris Harris
Ted Perry Perry
Thomas Jefferson Jefferson 1743-1826
Thomas J. Watson, Jr Watson, Jr
Thomas Keating Keating 1923-2018
Thomas Piketty Piketty
T. H. White White 1906-1964
Tim O'Reilly O'Reilly 1954-
Tomas Tranströmer Tranströmer
Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister DeMarco, Lister 1940-
Tom Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr. Peters, Waterman
Tom Robbins Robbins 1932-
Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller Shales, Miller
Tom Waits Waits
Trygve Throntveit Throntveit
Tyler Cowen Cowen 1962-
Upton Sinclair Sinclair 1878-1968
Ursula K. Le Guin Guin
Victor Frankl Frankl 1905-1997
Victor Hwang Hwang
Vishavjit Singh Singh
Wade Davis Davis 1953-
Walt Disney Disney 1901-1966
Walter Mosley Mosley
Walter Reuther Reuther 1907-1970
Walt Whitman Whitman
Warren Buffett Buffett
W. H. Auden Auden 1907-1973
William Blake Blake
William J. Brown, Hays W. McCormick III and Scott W. Thomas Brown, McCormick, Thomas
William Jennings Bryan Bryan
William O. Douglas Douglas 1898-1980
Winston Churchill Churchill 1874-1965
Winthrop Sargeant Sargeant 1903-1986
W. Somerset Maugham Maugham 1874-1965
Wynton Marsalis Marsalis 1961-
Yanis Varoufakis Varoufakis 1961-
Yuval Noah Harari Harari 1976-