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Who was C. S. Lewis?

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” C. S. Lewis   Who was C. S. Lewis? Clive Staples Lewis (1898 – 1963) was [ … ]

How well do you know Arthur Rubinstein ?

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” Arthur Rubinstein   Who was Arthur Rubinstein? Arthur Rubinstein (1887 – 1982) was a Polish American classical pianist. He received international acclaim for [ … ]

How much do you know about Samuel Beckett ?

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett   Who was Samuel Beckett? Samuel Barclay Beckett (1906 – 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and [ … ]

Who was Duke Ellington?

“My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.” Duke Ellington   Who was Duke Ellington? Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (1899 – 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz [ … ]

How much do you know about Stefan Zweig?

“One must be convinced to convince, to have enthusiasm to stimulate the others.” Stefan Zweig   Who was Stefan Zweig? Stefan Zweig (1881 – 1942) was an Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist [ … ]

How much do you know about Sarah Bernhardt?

“Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” Sarah Bernhardt   Who was Sarah Bernhardt? Sarah Bernhardt (1844 – 1923) was a French stage actress. She was the illegitimate [ … ]

Confucius, The Great Sage

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius   Who was Confucius? Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, [ … ]