Author Birthdays – October continued

Elmore Leonard (b. October 11, 1925, New Orleans, LA; d. August 20, 2013, Bloomfield Hills, MI)

What a cool guy“There are cities that get by on their good looks, offer climate and scenery, views of mountains or oceans, rockbound or with palm trees. And there are cities like Detroit that have to work for a living.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: Get Shorty and Raylan

For more information on Elmore Leonard, click here.

 

 

Friedrich Nietzsche (b. October 15, 1844, Röcken, Germany; d. August 25, 1900, Weimar, Germany)

Say what you will about his ideas, man could grow a mustache“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Beyond Good and Evil

For more information on Friedrich Nietzche and his philosophy, click here.

 

P.G. Wodehouse (b. October 15, 1881, Guildford, UK; d. February 14, 1975, Southampton, NY)

This guy looks like he knows a joke or two“It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: My Man Jeeves

For more information on P. G. Wodehouse, click here.

 

Mario Puzo (b. October 15, 1920, New York, NY; d. July 2, 1999, West Bay Shore, NY)

Good fella“I have always believed helping your fellow man is profitable in every sense, personally and bottom line.” Read more quotes here.

What you should read: The Godfather

For more on Mario Puzo, click here.

 

 

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