Author Birthdays – Welcome May flowers!

Larry Niven (b. April 30, 1938, Los Angeles, CA)

Niven“The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: Ringworld

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Joseph Heller (b. May 1, 1923, New York, NY; d. December 12, 1999, East Hampton, NY)

5.1.3“Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: Catch-22

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Benjamin Spock (b. May 2, 1903, New Haven, CT; d. March 15, 1998, La Jolla, CA)

Spock“Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: Baby and Child Care

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Niccolo Machiavelli (b. May 3, 1469, Florence, Italy; d. June 21, 1527, Florence, Italy)

Machiavelli“It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: The Prince

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Robin Cook (b. May 4, 1940, New York, NY)

Cook“There is a connection waiting to be made between the decline in democratic participation and the explosion in new ways of communicating. We need not accept the paradox that gives us more ways than ever to speak, and leaves the public with a wider feeling than ever before that their voices are not being heard.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: Coma and/or Outbreak

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Karl Marx (b. May 5, 1818, Trier, Germany; d. March 14, 1883, London, UK)

Karl Marx Archive“The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.” Find more quotes here.

What you should read: The Communist Manifesto

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