Elmore Leonard (b. October 11, 1925, New Orleans, LA; d. August 20, 2013, Bloomfield Hills, MI)
“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.
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Friedrich Nietzsche (b. October 15, 1844, Röcken, Germany; d. August 25, 1900, Weimar, Germany)
“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
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P.G. Wodehouse (b. October 15, 1881, Guildford, UK; d. February 14, 1975, Southampton, NY)
“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
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Mario Puzo (b. October 15, 1920, New York, NY; d. July 2, 1999, West Bay Shore, NY)
“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
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