Henry Fielding (b. April 15, 1843, New York, NY; d. February 28, 1916, London, UK)
“He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
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Peter S. Beagle (b. April 20, 1939, New York, NY)
“Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: The Last Unicorn
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Charlotte Bronte (b. April 21, 1816, West Yorkshire, UK; d. March 31, 1855, Haworth, UK)
“Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: Jane Eyre
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Immanuel Kant (b. April 22, 1724, Königsberg, Germany; d. February 12, 1804, Königsberg, Germany)
“Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: Critique of Pure Reason
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