Voltaire, pseudonym of François-Marie Arouet, (born November 21, 1694, Paris, France—died May 30, 1778, Paris), one of the greatest of all French writers. Although only a few of his works are still read, he continues to be held in worldwide repute as a courageous crusader against tyranny, bigotry, and cruelty. Through its critical capacity, wit, and satire, Voltaire’s work vigorously propagates an ideal of progress... Continue Reading →
Oscar Wilde had a genius for the mind like no other
from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."~Oscar Wilde."We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars"~Oscar Wilde Such ironic quips is what Oscar Wilde is famous for, bringing flare and flamboyance to an... Continue Reading →
Who better to read than Alexander Pushkin to learn the most perfect, poetic way of life!
If you're a poet and not at the calibre of Alexander Pushkin, then you're no poet! Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian poet, short-story writer, novelist, and dramatist.Born into an aristocratic family, Pushkin attended school at the prestigious Imperial Lyceum at Tsarskoye Selo from 1811 to 1817, where, at age 15, he published his first... Continue Reading →
Reading the right literature and it’s impact on the person and world
Literature has existed from the advent of written human existence to throughout our history.Apart from serving as a source of history, the literature of the best minds also helps us to peek deep inside the human psyche and develop insightful understanding of not only the psyche but the world around us and the global happenings... Continue Reading →