Gabriel Garcia Marquez (b. March 6, 1927, Aracataca, Colombia; d. April 17, 2014, Mexico City, Mexico)
“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” Find more quotes here.
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Bret Easton Ellis (b. March 7, 1964, Los Angeles, CA)
“I’d rather let the fiction speak for itself and I don’t want to write fiction that tells people how to feel, and I don’t want to be judgmental in the fiction.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: American Psycho
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Douglas Adams (b. March 11, 1952, Cambridge, UK; d. May 11, 2001, Montecito, CA)
“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
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Jack Kerouac (b. March 12, 1922, Lowell, MA; d. October 21, 1969, St. Petersburg, FL)
“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: On the Road
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L. Ron Hubbard (b. March 13, 1911, Tilden, NE; d. January 24, 1986, Creston, CA)
“I have seen life from the top down and the bottom up. I know how it looks both ways. And I know there is wisdom and that there is hope.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: Battlefield Earth
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Richard Condon (b. March 18, 1915, New York, NY; d. April 9, 1996, Dallas, TX)
“I think the most important part of storytelling is tension. It’s the constant tension of suspense that in a sense mirrors life, because nobody knows what’s going to happen three hours from now.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: The Manchurian Candidate
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John Updike (b. March 18, 1932, Reading, PA; d. January 27, 2009, Danvers, MA)
“Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home, wondering why the hell you went.” Find more quotes here.
What you should read: Rabbit, Run
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