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Max Frische: Born May 15, (1911-1991)

Max Frische: Born May 15, (1911-1991)

Max Frische was one of the greatest of modern day Swiss writers and playwrights. His best works include Man in the Holocene, Homo Faber: a report, and I’m not stiller. Max Frische’s top three quotes: 1. “Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it” 2. “Time does […]

May 15 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Writers | Read More »

Soren Kierkegaard: Born May 5, (1813 – 1855)

Soren Kierkegaard: Born May 5, (1813 – 1855)

Soren Kierkegaard is best known as the Father of extistentialism – some of his most famous quotes include: “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced”, “Once you label me you negate me” and “People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they […]

May 4 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Famous Birthdays Today, Philosophers, Writers | Read More »

George Will: Born May 4, 1941

George Will: Born May 4, 1941

Conservative Agnostic pundit George F. Will at a recent baseball game.
“I’m a heathen” Will said while at the Colbert Report. ” I’m not decisive enough to be an atheist” Colbert responded with – “So, you’re an agnostic?” Will responded with an emphatic “Yes.” The Colbert Report, 3-Jun-2008.

May 4 2011 | Posted in 70, Famous Birthdays Today, May Birthdays, Writers | Read More »

J.D. Salinger

J.D. Salinger

February 8 2001 | Posted in Celebrity Deaths 2010, Writers | Read More »