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Bella Abzug (2 of 2 recorded ) 1920-Present
Diane Ackerman (3 of 4 recorded ) 1948-Pres.
Abigail Adams (8 of 9 recorded ) 1744-1818
Ansel Adams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1902-1984
Eddie Adams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1933-2004
Gerry Adams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1948-Present
Henry Adams (2 of 2 recorded ) 1838-1918
John Adams (2 of 9 recorded ) 1735-1826
John Quincy Adams (4 of 5 recorded ) 1767-1848
Jane Addams (17 of 18 recorded ) 1860-1935
Joseph Addison (2 of 2 recorded ) 1672-1719
Alfred Adler (1 of 2 recorded ) 1870-1937
Renata Adler (1 text) 1938-Pres.
 Aeschylus (22 texts) 525 B.C-456 B.C
Fable Aesop (84 of 313 recorded ) 620 BC-560 BC
Howard Aiken (1 of 1 recorded ) 1900-1973
Mitch Albom (1 text) 1958-Pres.
Amos Bronson Alcott (1 of 1 recorded ) 1799-1888
Louisa May Alcott (9 of 24 recorded ) 1832-1888
Jeff Alexander (1 of 1 recorded ) Unknown-Pres.
Paula Gunn Allen (1 of 3 recorded ) 1939-Pres.
Steve Allen (1 text) 1921-2000
Isabel Allende (1 of 1 recorded ) 1942-Pres.
Pedro Almodovar (1 of 1 recorded ) 1951-Pres.
Saint Ambrose (1 of 1 recorded ) 340-397
Henri-Frederic Amiel (4 of 4 recorded ) 1828-1881
Kingsley Amis (3 texts) 1922-1995
Martin Amis (4 texts) 1949-Pres.
Hans Christian Andersen (8 of 10 recorded ) 1805-1875
Marian Anderson (1 of 1 recorded ) 1897-1993
Sherwood Anderson (1 of 25 recorded ) 1876-1941
Maya Angelou (2 of 2 recorded ) 1928-Pres.
Joan Walsh Anglund (1 text) 1926-Pres.
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1900s-Pres.
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1500s-1600s
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1987-Present
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1500s-1500s
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1800s-1800s
 Anonymous (1 text) Unknown-Unknown
Rhyme Anonymous (5 of 4 recorded ) 1800s-1800s
Rhyme Anonymous (5 of 2 recorded ) 1800s-1900s
Rhyme Anonymous (5 of 6 recorded ) 1700s-1700s
Roman Saying Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) Unknown-Unknown
Susan B. Anthony (21 of 23 recorded ) 1820-1906
Marie Antoinette (2 texts) 1755-1793
Marie Antoinette (1 of 1 recorded ) 1755-1793
Corazon Aquino (9 texts) 1933-Pres.
Diane Arbus (1 of 1 recorded ) 1923-1971
John Arbuthnot (1 text) 1667-1735
 Archilochus (1 text) 680 B.C-645 B.C
 Archilochus (1 text) 680 B.C-645 B.C
 Archimedes (1 of 1 recorded ) 287 B.C-212 B.C
Hannah Arendt (25 of 25 recorded ) 1906-1975
 Ariana (1 of 1 recorded ) 1994-Pres.
 Aristotle (105 of 119 recorded ) 384 BC-322 BC
Matthew Arnold (5 of 7 recorded ) 1822-1888
Ward Artemus (1 of 1 recorded ) 1834-1867
Elizabeth Ashley (1 text) 1939-Pres.
Isaac Asimov (4 of 5 recorded ) 1920-1992
David Auburn (1 of 1 recorded ) 1969-present
W. H. Auden (1 of 16 recorded ) 1907-1973
Jane Auerbach (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Saint Augustine (9 of 47 recorded ) 354-430
Marcus Aurelius (1 of 2 recorded ) 121 A.D-180 A.D
Jane Austen (16 of 18 recorded ) 1775-1817
Francis Bacon (12 of 24 recorded ) 1561-1626
Joan Baez (14 texts) 1941-Pres.
Walter Bagehot (10 texts) 1826-1877
Pearl Bailey (6 texts) 1918-1990
Philip James Bailey (1 text) 1816-1905
George Balanchine (1 text) 1904-1983
Faith Baldwin (1 of 3 recorded ) 1893-1978
James Baldwin (5 of 12 recorded ) 1924-1987
Lucille Ball (2 of 7 recorded ) 1911-1989
Honore de Balzac (2 of 8 recorded ) 1799-1850
Phineas T. Barnum (1 text) 1810-1891
Andrea Barrett (1 text) 1954-Pres.
J. M. Barrie (17 texts) 1860-1937
T. A. Barron (1 of 1 recorded ) Unknown-Present
Dave Barry (36 of 94 recorded ) 1947-Pres.
Jacques Barzun (1 text) 1907-Pres.
Mary Catherine Bateson (10 texts) 1939-Pres.
Charles Baudelaire (1 of 1 recorded ) 1821-1867
L. Frank Baum (24 of 24 recorded ) 1856-1919
Thomas Haynes Bayly (1 text) 1797-1839
Luther Standing Bear (3 texts) 1868-1939
Mary Ritter Beard (2 texts) 1876-1958
Chased by Bears (1 text) 1843-1915
Pierre-Augustin de Beaumarchais (2 of 2 recorded ) 1732-1799
Bernard Elliot Bee (1 text) 1823-1861
Henry Ward Beecher (1 text) 1813-1887
Aphra Behn (2 texts) 1640-1689
Saul Bellow (2 texts) 1915-2005
Stephen Vincent Benet (14 of 14 recorded ) 1898-1943
Arnold Bennett (13 texts) 1867-1931
Jeremy Bentham (1 text) 1748-1832
Ingmar Bergman (1 text) 1918-Pres.
Sarah Bernhardt (7 texts) 1845-1923
Leonard Bernstein (1 of 1 recorded ) 1918-1990
Wendell Berry (1 text) 1934-Present
Annie Besant (1 text) 1847-1933
Mary McLeod Bethune (2 texts) 1875-1955
Thomas Betterton (1 text) 1635-1710
Elizabeth Bibesco (1 of 4 recorded ) 1897-1945
Ambrose Bierce (11 texts) 1842-1914
Brad Bird (3 texts) 1957-Pres.
Otto Von Bismarck (4 of 4 recorded ) 1815-1898
Tom Bissell (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Alice Stone Blackwell (2 texts) 1857-1950
Elizabeth Blackwell (2 texts) 1821-1910
William Blake (38 of 64 recorded ) 1757-1827
Harold Bloom (1 of 1 recorded ) 1930-Pres.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer (8 texts) 1818-1894
 Boadaceia (2 texts) Unknown-62 A.D.
Giovanni Boccaccio (1 of 1 recorded ) 1313-1375
Ancius Manlius Severinus Boethius (3 texts) 480-525
Niels Bohr (1 text) 1885-1962
Robert Bolt (1 text) 1924-1995
Erma Bombeck (3 texts) 1927-1996
Napoleon Bonaparte (4 of 7 recorded ) 1769-1821
Pierre Francois Joseph Bosquet (1 text) 1810-1861
Paul Bourget (1 text) 1852-1935
Ray Bradbury (1 text) 1920-Pres.
Louis Brandeis (1 text) 1856-1941
Georges Braque (1 text) 1882-1963
Bertolt Brecht (1 text) 1898-1956
Kingman Brewster (1 text) 1919-1988
John Bright (1 text) 1811-1889
Anne Bronte (3 texts) 1820-1849
Charlotte Bronte (2 of 4 recorded ) 1816-1855
Emily Bronte (4 of 40 recorded ) 1818-1848
Rupert Brooke (10 of 11 recorded ) 1887-1915
Gwendolyn Brooks (2 texts) 1917-2000
Jerry Brown (1 text) 1938-Pres.
Sir Thomas Browne (1 text) 1605-1682
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (4 of 46 recorded ) 1806-1861
Robert Browning (2 of 16 recorded ) 1812-1889
Sara Cone Bryant (49 texts) 1873-Unknown
James Buchanan (1 text) 1791-1868
Pearl S Buck (9 of 24 recorded ) 1892-1973
Christopher Buckley (1 text) 1952-Pres.
Christopher Buckley (1 text) -
Gautama Buddha (8 of 10 recorded ) 536-483 BC
Brave Buffalo (5 texts) Unknown-1800's
Warren Buffett (3 texts) 1930-Pres.
John Bunyan (1 text) 1628-1688
Gelett Burgess (1 text) 1866-1951
Edmund Burke (8 texts) 1729-1797
Frances Hodgson Burnett (15 texts) 1849-1924
Fanny Burney (1 text) 1752-1840
Robert Burns (1 of 4 recorded ) 1759-1796
John Burroughs (1 text) 1837-1921
Robert Burton (1 of 3 recorded ) 1577-1640
Barbara Bush (4 texts) 1925-Pres.
George Bush (1 text) 1924-Pres.
George W. Bush (3 texts) 1946-Pres.
Laura Bush (2 texts) 1946-Pres.
Comte de Bussy-Rabutin (1 text) 1618-1693
Samuel Butler (2 of 4 recorded ) 1612-1680
Samuel Butler (2 of 9 recorded ) 1835-1902
Lord Byron (13 texts) 1788-1824
Gaius Julius Caesar (3 of 3 recorded ) 102-44 BC
Alexander Calder (1 text) 1898-1976
Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1 text) 1600-1681
Maria Callas (5 texts) 1923-1977
Simon Cameron (1 of 1 recorded ) 1789-1889
Albert Camus (5 texts) 1913-1960
George Canning (1 text) 1770-1827
Truman Capote (7 of 8 recorded ) 1924-1984
Frank Capra (1 of 1 recorded ) 1897-1991
Thomas Carlyle (5 texts) 1795-1881
Lewis Carroll (11 of 20 recorded ) 1832-1898
Rachel Carson (1 of 6 recorded ) 1907-1964
Jimmy Carter (1 text) 1924-Pres.
Henri Cartier-Bresson (2 texts) 1908-2004
Alice Cary (1 text) 1820-1871
Mary Cassatt (1 of 3 recorded ) 1844-1926
Willa Cather (5 texts) 1873-1947
Joseph Cato (1 text) 1672-1719
Carrie Chapman Catt (6 texts) 1859-1947
Miguel de Cervantes (2 texts) 1547-1616
Neville Chamberlain (1 of 1 recorded ) 1869-1940
Y. S. Chan (10 of 10 recorded ) Unknown-Pres.
Iris Chang (1 text) 1968-2004
Charlie Chaplin (1 of 2 recorded ) 1889-1977
Emperor Charlemagne (1 text) 742-814
Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand (1 text) 1768-1848
Cesar Chavez (9 texts) 1927-1993
Linda Chavez (3 texts) 1947-Pres.
John Cheever (1 text) 1912-1982
Anton Chekhov (1 of 9 recorded ) 1860-1904
Charles W. Chesnutt (2 texts) 1858-1932
Philip Dormer Chesterfield (8 of 8 recorded ) 1694-1773
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (4 texts) 1874-1936
Judy Chicago (1 text) 1939-Pres.
Eagle Chief (3 texts) Unknown-1800's
Wolf Chief (1 text) Unknown-1800's
Lydia Maria Child (8 texts) 1802-1880
Marilyn Chin (3 texts) 1955-Pres.
Shirley Chisholm (18 texts) 1924-2005
Pema Chodron (11 texts) 1936-Pres.
Noam Chomsky (6 texts) 1928-Pres.
Kate Chopin (7 texts) 1850-1904
Agatha Christie (23 of 36 recorded ) 1890-1976
Matthew Chu (1 text) 1987-2003
Sir Winston Churchill (8 of 93 recorded ) 1874-1965
Marcus Tullius Cicero (1 of 3 recorded ) 106-43 BC
John Clare (2 texts) 1793-1864
Henry Clay (1 of 1 recorded ) 1777-1852
Grover Cleveland (2 texts) 1837-1908
Bill Clinton (4 of 7 recorded ) 1946-Present
Hillary Rodham Clinton (3 of 18 recorded ) 1947-Present
Red Cloud (1 of 1 recorded ) Unknown-1800's
Arthur Hugh Clough (2 texts) 1819-1861
William Cobbett (2 texts) 1762-1835
Jean Cocteau (3 texts) 1891-1963
William Sloane Coffin (1 text) 1924-Present
Sir Edward Coke (1 text) 1552-1634
Julia Coleman (1 of 1 recorded ) Unknown-Unknown
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1 of 7 recorded ) 1772-1834
 Colette (1 of 13 recorded ) 1873-1954
Robin George Collingwood (1 text) 1889-1943
John Churton Collins (1 text) 1848-1908
Mortimer Collins (1 text) 1827-1876
Charles Caleb Colton (1 of 6 recorded ) 1780-1832
John Coltrane (1 text) 1926-1967
 Confucius (21 of 43 recorded ) 551 BC-479 BC
William Congreve (3 texts) 1670-1729
Cyril Connolly (4 texts) 1903-1974
Joseph Conrad (5 texts) 1857-1924
Frank Conroy (1 text) 1936-Present
Jill Ker Conway (1 text) 1934-Pres.
Kevin Cool (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Calvin Coolidge (2 texts) 1872-1933
Anna Julia Cooper (1 of 1 recorded ) 1859-1964
George Copway (1 text) 1818-1863
Pierre Corneille (3 texts) 1606-1684
Madame Anne Bigot de Cornuel (1 of 1 recorded ) 1605-1694
Patricia Cornwell (1 of 3 recorded ) 1956-Pres.
Emile Coue (1 text) 1857-1926
Jacques Cousteau (1 of 1 recorded ) 1910-1997
William Cowper (2 texts) 1731-1800
Stephen Crane (2 texts) 1871-1900
Michael Crichton (1 text) 1942-Pres.
David Crockett (1 text) 1786-1836
Lydian King Croesus (1 text) 595 BC-546 BC
Oliver Cromwell (1 of 1 recorded ) 1599-1658
Victor Hernandez Cruz (1 text) 1949-Pres.
e. e. cummings (2 of 2 recorded ) 1894-1962
William Thomas Cummings (1 text) 1903-1944
Michael Cunningham (5 texts) Unknown-Present
Marie Curie (8 of 20 recorded ) 1867-1934
Leonardo da Vinci (27 of 30 recorded ) 1452-1519
Alighieri Dante (1 text) 1265-1321
Charles Robert Darwin (3 texts) 1809-1882
Charles Davis (1 text) Unknown-Present
Clive Davis (1 text) 1934-Present
Charles de Gaulle (11 of 10 recorded ) 1890-1970
Michel de Montaigne (14 texts) 1533-1592
St Francis de Sales (1 text) 1567-1622
Alexis de Tocqueville (1 text) 1805-1859
Aubrey de Vere (1 text) 1788-1846
Bernard De Voto (4 texts) 1897-1955
Thomas de Zengotita (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Eugene Victor Debs (1 text) 1855-1926
Tom DeFalco (1 of 2 recorded ) Unknown-Present
Daniel Defoe (3 of 3 recorded ) 1661-1731
Edgar Degas (2 of 2 recorded ) 1834-1917
American Colonies Delegates (1 of 1 recorded ) 1765-1765
Xiaoping Deng (2 texts) 1904-1997
Rene Descartes (1 text) 1596-1650
John Dewey (3 texts) 1859-1952
Charles Dickens (2 of 57 recorded ) 1812-1870
Emily Dickinson (225 of 1482 recorded ) 1830-1886
Joan Didion (4 texts) 1934-Pres.
Benjamin Disraeli (7 of 7 recorded ) 1804-1881
Placido Domingo (1 text) 1941-Pres.
John Donne (12 texts) 1572-1631
Fyodor Dostoevsky (47 texts) 1821-1881
Frederick Douglass (1 of 3 recorded ) 1817-1895
Mourning Dove (2 texts) 1888-1936
Rita Dove (2 texts) 1952-Pres.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1 of 22 recorded ) 1859-1930
John Dryden (1 of 4 recorded ) 1631-1700
Andre Dubus (3 texts) 1936-1999
Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld (47 of 48 recorded ) 1613-1680
Alexandre Dumas (2 texts) 1803-1870
Bob Dylan (9 of 8 recorded ) 1941-Pres.
Amelia Earhart (9 of 10 recorded ) 1898-1937
Thomas Edison (1 of 3 recorded ) 1847-1931
Irwin Edman (1 text) 1896-1954
Dave Eggers (7 texts) 1970-Present
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1 text) 1832-1923
Albert Einstein (89 of 122 recorded ) 1879-1955
Dwight D. Eisenhower (2 texts) 1890-1969
George Eliot (18 of 20 recorded ) 1819-1880
Thomas Stearns Eliot (4 of 20 recorded ) 1888-1965
Queen Elizabeth I (1 of 1 recorded ) 1533-1603
Black Elk (2 texts) 1863-1950
Ebenezer Elliott (1 text) 1781-1849
Henry Havelock Ellis (1 of 2 recorded ) 1859-1939
Ralph Waldo Emerson (25 of 31 recorded ) 1803-1882
 Epicharmus (1 text) 540-450 B.C
The Cretan Epimenides (1 text) BC 6thC-BC 6thC
Gerard Didier Erasmus (2 of 2 recorded ) 1465-1536
Henri Estienne (1 text) 1531-1598
William Norman Ewer (1 text) 1885-1976
Anne Fadiman (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
George Farquhar (1 text) 1678-1707
William Faulkner (2 of 4 recorded ) 1897-1962
Emperor Ferdinand I (1 text) 1503-1564
Ludwig Feuerbach (1 text) 1804-1872
Henry Fielding (3 of 3 recorded ) 1707-1754
Antwone Fisher (1 text) 1959-Present
F. Scott Fitzgerald (15 of 39 recorded ) 1896-1940
Gustave Flaubert (2 texts) 1821-1880
Alexander Fleming (1 text) 1881-1955
Ian Fleming (1 text) 1908-1964
Jean de la Fontaine (2 texts) 1621-1695
Margot Fonteyn (3 of 3 recorded ) 1919-1991
Esther Forbes (2 texts) 1891-1967
Henry Ford (1 text) 1863-1947
Howell M. Forgy (1 text) 1908-1972
American Founding Fathers (1 of 1 recorded ) 1776-1776
John Fowles (1 text) 1926-2005
Anatole France (7 texts) 1844-1924
Anne Frank (7 of 8 recorded ) 1929-1945
Felix Frankfurter (1 text) 1882-1965
Viktor Frankl (2 texts) 1905-1997
Benjamin Franklin (9 of 117 recorded ) 1706-1790
Anna Freud (1 text) 1895-1982
Sigmund Freud (1 of 58 recorded ) 1856-1939
Betty Friedan (1 text) -
Betty Friedan (14 texts) 1921-2006
Robert Frost (18 of 61 recorded ) 1874-1963
James Anthony Froude (2 texts) 1818-1894
Buckminster Fuller (1 text) 1895-1983
Thomas Fuller (1 text) 1608-1661
Alejandro Gac-Artigas (1 text) 1988-Pres.
John Kenneth Galbraith (3 texts) 1908-Pres.
Indira Gandhi (1 of 1 recorded ) 1917-1984
Mahatma Gandhi (20 of 25 recorded ) 1869-1948
Erle Stanley Gardner (1 text) 1889-1970
James A. Garfield (1 text) 1831-1881
Spokan Garry (1 text) 1811-1892
Bill Gates (1 text) 1955-Pres.
Melinda Gates (1 text) 1964-Pres.
Paul Gauguin (4 of 4 recorded ) 1848-1903
Francis Geffard (1 text) Unknown-Present
 Geronimo (2 texts) 1829-1909
A. Bartlett Giamatti (1 text) 1938-1989
Edward Gibbon (5 of 6 recorded ) 1737-1794
Orlando Gibbons (1 text) 1583-1625
Kahlil Gibran (33 texts) 1883-1931
Andre Gide (5 texts) 1869-1951
William Schwenck Gilbert (4 texts) 1836-1911
Allen Ginsberg (1 text) 1926-1997
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1 text) 1933-Pres.
Nikki Giovanni (1 text) 1943-Pres.
Age 10 Girl (1 of 1 recorded ) 1993-Present
Susan Glaspell (1 of 1 recorded ) 1882-1948
 Goethe (2 texts) 1749-1832
Nikolai Gogol (7 texts) 1809-1852
Oliver Goldsmith (12 texts) 1730-1774
Nadine Gordimer (14 texts) 1923-Pres.
Katharine Graham (7 texts) 1917-2001
Martha Graham (3 of 3 recorded ) 1894-1991
Kenneth Grahame (1 text) 1859-1932
Cary Grant (1 text) 1904-1986
Ulysses S. Grant (2 texts) 1822-1885
Robert Graves (1 text) 1895-1985
Thomas Gray (2 texts) 1716-1771
Graham Greene (3 texts) 1904-1991
Stephen Grellet (1 text) 1773-1855
Zane Grey (1 text) 1872-1939
The Brothers Grimm (1 of 3 recorded ) -
The Brothers Grimm (1 of 62 recorded ) 1785-1863
Albert Guerard (1 text) 1914-2000
Mark Haddon (3 texts) 1962-Pres.
David Halberstam (1 text) 1934-Pres.
Nathan Hale (1 of 1 recorded ) 1755-1776
Joseph Halliwell (1 of 1 recorded ) 1800s-1800s
Fannie Lou Hamer (1 text) 1917-1977
Thich Nhat Hanh (1 text) 1926-Pres.
Lorraine Hansberry (1 text) 1930-1965
Warren G. Harding (1 text) 1865-1923
Thomas Hardy (1 of 7 recorded ) 1840-1928
Sydney J Harris (1 text) 1917-1986
Benjamin Harrison (1 text) 1833-1901
William Henry Harrison (1 text) 1773-1841
Bret Harte (2 texts) 1836-1902
Bret Harte (1 text) 1836-1902
Helen Hathaway (1 text) 1893-1932
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (2 of 2 recorded ) 1863-1933
Nathaniel Hawthorne (3 texts) 1804-1864
Rutherford B. Hayes (1 text) 1822-1893
William Hazlitt (2 of 3 recorded ) 1778-1830
Chris Hedges (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Heinrich Heine (2 texts) 1797-1856
Suzanne Heller (3 texts) Unknown-Unknown
Lillian Hellman (6 texts) 1905-1984
Ernest Hemingway (3 of 12 recorded ) 1899-1961
Graham Lee Hemminger (1 text) 1896-1949
O. Henry (1 of 6 recorded ) 1862-1910
Patrick Henry (1 of 1 recorded ) 1736-1799
Katharine Hepburn (1 text) 1907-2003
Hermann Hesse (13 of 12 recorded ) 1877-1962
Colin Higgins (1 of 1 recorded ) 1941-1988
Rabbi Hillel (1 text) 75 BC-15 AD
Gregory Hines (1 text) 1946-2003
Shes His (1 text) Unknown-1800's
Alfred Hitchcock (26 of 25 recorded ) 1899-1980
Oliver Wendell Holmes (3 texts) 1809-1894
Herbert Hoover (1 text) 1874-1964
Gerard Manley Hopkins (2 texts) 1844-1889
Jane Ellice Hopkins (1 text) 1836-1904
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace (2 texts) 65 BC-8 BC
Nick Hornby (2 texts) 1957-Present
Khaled Hosseini (6 texts) 1965-Pres.
Arsine Houssaye (1 text) 1815-1896
James Howell (1 text) 1594-1666
Mary Howitt (1 text) 1799-1888
Elbert Hubbard (1 text) 1859-1915
L. Ron Hubbard (1 text) 1911-1986
Thomas Hudnut (2 texts) Unknown-Present
Dolores Huerta (1 text) 1930-Pres.
John Hughes (1 text) 1950-Pres.
Langston Hughes (1 of 1 recorded ) 1902-1967
Thomas Hughes (2 texts) 1822-1896
Victor Hugo (3 of 5 recorded ) 1802-1885
David Hume (2 texts) 1711-1776
Zora Neale Hurston (9 texts) 1903-1960
Robert Maynard Hutchins (5 texts) 1899-1977
Earl Hutchinson Sr. (2 texts) 1904-2004
Aldous Huxley (2 of 8 recorded ) 1894-1963
Thomas Huxley (2 texts) 1825-1895
Hassan Ibrahim (1 of 1 recorded ) Unknown-Pres.
Henrik Ibsen (3 of 4 recorded ) 1828-1906
William Ralph Inge (1 of 1 recorded ) 1860-1954
Robert Greene Ingersoll (2 of 2 recorded ) 1833-1899
Flat Iron (1 text) Unknown-1800's
Washington Irving (1 of 1 recorded ) 1783-1859
Washington Irving (2 texts) 1783-1859
Christopher Isherwood (1 text) 1904-1986
Molly Ivins (2 texts) 1944-2007
Andrew Jackson (2 texts) 1767-1845
Jesse Jackson (11 texts) 1941-Present
Henry James (4 texts) 1843-1916
Henry James Jr. (2 of 2 recorded ) 1843-1916
Storm Jameson (2 texts) 1891-1986
Thomas Jefferson (136 texts) 1743-1826
Jerome Klapka Jerome (3 of 3 recorded ) 1859-1927
Douglas William Jerrold (2 texts) 1803-1857
Sarah Orne Jewett (9 texts) 1849-1909
Ba Jin (1 text) 1904-2005
Ha Jin (2 texts) 1956-Pres.
Billy Joel (1 of 1 recorded ) 1949-present
Lyndon B. Johnson (1 text) 1908-1973
Samuel Johnson (8 texts) 1709-1784
Erica Jong (2 texts) 1942-Pres.
Ben Jonson (2 of 11 recorded ) 1573-1637
Ben Jonson (2 of 7 recorded ) 1572-1637
 Joseph (2 texts) 1830-1904
Michael Josephson (1 text) Unknown-Present
James Joyce (18 texts) 1882-1941
Mark Juergensmeyer (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Carl Jung (31 texts) 1875-1961
Elizabeth K?bler-Ross (4 texts) -
Elizabeth K?bler-Ross (1 text) 1926-2004
Pauline Kael (12 texts) 1919-2001
Franz Kafka (11 texts) 1883-1924
Frida Kahlo (5 of 8 recorded ) 1907-1954
Charles Kaiser (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Wendy Kaminer (10 texts) Unknown-Pres.
Immanuel Kant (1 text) 1724-1804
Abram Kaplan (2 texts) 1987-Present
Alphonse Karr (2 texts) 1808-1890
John Keats (7 of 10 recorded ) 1795-1821
Garrison Keillor (1 text) 1942-Pres.
Helen Keller (22 of 88 recorded ) 1880-1968
Faye Kellerman (1 of 1 recorded ) 1952-Pres.
Florynce Kennedy (4 texts) 1916-2000
John F. Kennedy (7 of 18 recorded ) 1917-1963
Robert F. Kennedy (2 texts) -
Robert F. Kennedy (7 texts) 1925-1968
Corita Kent (1 text) 1918-1986
Jack Kerouac (3 texts) 1922-1969
Jean Collins Kerr (11 texts) 1923-2003
Ian Kershaw (1 text) 1943-Pres.
John Maynard Keynes (1 text) 1883-1946
Soren Kierkegaard (1 of 2 recorded ) 1813-1855
Billie Jean King (7 texts) 1943-Pres.
Coretta Scott King (9 texts) 1927-2006
Martin Luther King Jr. (14 of 36 recorded ) 1929-1968
Henry II King of England (1 text) 1133-1189
Henri IV King of France (2 texts) 1553-1610
Rudyard Kipling (8 texts) 1865-1936
Caroline Kirkland (1 text) 1801-1864
Greenville Kleiser (2 texts) -
Greenville Kleiser (1 text) -
Greenville Kleiser (181 texts) 1868-1953
Artie Knapp (7 texts) 1973-Present
Olga Knopf (1 text) Unknown-Unknown
Olga Korbut (7 texts) 1955-Pres.
Jiddu Krishnamurti (1 text) 1895-1986
Gary Krist (1 text) Unknown-Present
Maggie Kuhn (4 texts) 1905-1995
Madeleine L'Engle (8 texts) 1918-Pres.
Sir Robert L'Estrange (1 text) 1616-1704
Suzanne La Follette (5 texts) 1894-1983
Yahia Lababidi (1 text) 1973-Pres.
Dalai Lama (2 texts) 1935-Pres.
Charles Lamb (4 texts) 1775-1834
Wally Lamb (3 of 4 recorded ) 1950-Pres.
Andrew Lang (1 text) 1844-1912
Jonathan Larson (3 texts) 1960-1996
David Herbert Lawrence (2 texts) 1885-1930
Stephen Butler Leacock (1 text) 1869-1944
Edward Lear (52 of 59 recorded ) 1812-1888
Frances Lear (1 text) 1923-Pres.
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1 text) 1807-1874
Ang Lee (2 texts) 1954-Pres.
Harper Lee (7 texts) 1926-Pres.
Robert Edward Lee (1 text) 1807-1870
Wooden Leg (1 text) Unknown-1800's
Ursula LeGuin (2 of 4 recorded ) 1929-Pres.
John Lennon (2 texts) 1940-1980
Jay Leno (1 text) 1950-Pres.
Gerda Lerner (10 texts) 1920-Pres.
Doris Lessing (3 texts) 1919-Pres.
Denise Levertov (13 texts) 1923-1997
C. S. Lewis (2 texts) 1898-1963
Sinclair Lewis (1 text) 1885-1951
Georg Cristoph Lichtenberg (1 text) 1742-1799
Abraham Lincoln (57 of 95 recorded ) 1809-1865
Anne Morrow Lindbergh (11 of 29 recorded ) 1906-2001
Charles Lindbergh (1 of 10 recorded ) 1902-1974
David Lloyd George (2 texts) 1863-1945
Vince Lombardi (1 text) 1913-1970
Jack London (2 texts) 1876-1916
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (4 texts) 1807-1882
Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1 text) 1884-1980
Audre Lorde (5 texts) 1934-1992
Lyle Lovett (1 text) 1957-Pres.
Clare Boothe Luce (23 texts) 1903-1987
Rosa Luxemburg (2 texts) 1871-1919
Helen Merrell Lynd (1 text) 1896-1982
Louis L\'Amour (12 texts) 1908-1988
Wangari Maathai (6 texts) 1940-Pres.
Niccolo Machiavelli (4 of 67 recorded ) 1469-1527
Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (2 of 4 recorded ) 1469-1527
Sir Compton Mackenzie (1 text) 1883-1972
James Madison (2 texts) 1751-1836
Norman Mailer (2 of 5 recorded ) 1923-Pres.
Lone Man (1 text) Unknown-1800's
Nelson Mandela (19 of 22 recorded ) 1918-Pres.
Horace Mann (1 text) 1796-1859
Katherine Mansfield (3 texts) 1888-1923
Zedong Mao (8 texts) 1893-1976
Christopher Marlowe (5 texts) 1564-1593
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (2 of 8 recorded ) 1928-Pres.
Frederick Marryat (2 texts) 1792-1848
Marcus Valerius M. Martial (1 text) 43-104
Del Martin (1 text) 1921-Pres.
Steve Martin (1 of 1 recorded ) 1945-Pres.
Harriet Martineau (9 texts) 1802-1876
Rueben Martinez (1 text) Unknown-Present
Steve Martini (1 text) 1946-Pres.
Andrew Marvell (1 text) 1621-1678
Groucho Marx (14 texts) 1890-1977
Karl Marx (11 texts) 1818-1883
Abraham Maslow (1 text) 1908-1970
Henri Matisse (1 of 1 recorded ) 1869-1954
Somerset Maugham (44 texts) 1874-1965
Guy de Maupassant (13 texts) 1850-1893
Elsa Maxwell (5 texts) 1883-1963
Maria Goeppert Mayer (3 texts) 1906-1972
James McBride (2 texts) Unknown-Present
Paul McCartney (1 of 1 recorded ) 1942-Present
Carson McCullers (1 text) 1917-1967
C. Yates McDaniel (1 text) 1907-1983
William McKinley (2 texts) 1843-1901
Margaret Mead (5 of 12 recorded ) 1901-1978
Golda Meir (32 texts) 1898-1978
Herman Melville (8 texts) 1819-1891
 Mencius (16 texts) 372 BC-289 BC
Henry Mencken (1 text) 1880-1956
George Meredith (2 texts) 1828-1909
James Merrill (1 text) 1926-1995
 Michelangelo (1 of 1 recorded ) 1475-1564
John Stuart Mill (3 texts) 1806-1873
Edna St. Vincent Millay (2 texts) 1892-1950
Arthur Miller (17 of 18 recorded ) 1915-Present
Henry Miller (1 text) 1891-1980
A. A. Milne (13 of 23 recorded ) 1882-1956
Lord Alfred Milner (1 text) 1854-1925
John Milton (3 texts) 1608-1674
Charles Mingus (1 text) 1922-Pres.
Maria Mitchell (6 texts) 1818-1889
Addison Mizner (1 text) 1872-1933
Wilson Mizner (5 texts) 1876-1933
Jean-Baptiste Moliere (1 text) 1622-1673
James Monroe (2 texts) 1758-1831
Maria Montessori (4 texts) 1870-1952
George Moore (2 texts) 1852-1933
Merrill Moore (1 text) 1903-1957
Thomas Moore (1 text) 1779-1852
Cherrie Moraga (2 texts) 1952-Pres.
Sir Thomas More (1 text) 1478-1535
Charles Langbridge Morgan (3 texts) 1894-1958
Robin Morgan (9 texts) 1941-Pres.
William Morris (2 texts) 1834-1896
Toni Morrison (4 of 4 recorded ) 1931-Pres.
Grandma Moses (1 text) 1860-1961
Robert Mosher (1 text) Unknown-Unknown
Walter Mosley (1 text) 1952-Pres.
Lucretia Mott (1 text) 1793-1880
Alice Munro (1 text) 1931-Pres.
Hector Munro (Saki) (5 of 39 recorded ) 1870-1916
Iris Murdoch (1 text) 1919-1999
Vladimir Nabokov (2 texts) 1899-1977
Stephen Nachmanovich (2 texts) Unknown-Pres.
James Nachtwey (1 text) 1948-Pres.
Ogden Nash (12 of 12 recorded ) 1902-1971
Liam Neeson (1 of 1 recorded ) 1952-Pres.
Jawaharlal Nehru (7 texts) 1889-1964
Pablo Neruda (2 texts) 1904-1973
Sir Isaac Newton (3 texts) 1642-1727
Friedrich Nietzsche (3 of 72 recorded ) 1844-1900
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (2 texts) 1844-1900
Florence Nightingale (1 text) 1820-1910
Anais Nin (17 of 17 recorded ) 1903-1977
Richard M. Nixon (2 texts) 1913-1994
Alfred Nobel (1 text) 1833-1896
Alfred Nobel (13 texts) 1833-1896
Marsha Norman (5 of 5 recorded ) 1947-Pres.
Christopher North (1 of 1 recorded ) 1785-1854
 Novalis (4 texts) 1772-1801
 Novalis (1 text) 1772-1801
Tim O'Brien (2 of 5 recorded ) 1946-Pres
Flannery O'Connor (4 of 4 recorded ) 1925-1964
Sandra Day O'Connor (8 texts) 1930-Pres.
Georgia O'Keefe (1 of 1 recorded ) 1887-1986
Barack Obama (5 texts) 1961-Pres.
Samson Occom (1 text) 1723-1792
Joan of Arc (3 texts) 1412-1431
Louis XIV of France (1 text) 1638-1715
Charles Eastman Ohiyesa (1 text) 1858-1939
Laurence Olivier (6 of 4 recorded ) 1907-1989
Tillie Olsen (1 text) 1912-Pres.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (2 texts) 1929-1994
Michael Ondaatje (4 of 5 recorded ) 1943-Pres.
Jose Ortega y Gasset (13 texts) 1883-1955
George Orwell (30 of 32 recorded ) 1903-1950
William Osler (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
 Ovid (1 text) 43 BC-17 AD
John Owen (1 text) 1560-1622
Wilfred Owen (23 texts) 1893-1918
Amos Oz (1 text) 1939-Pres.
Eugene O\'Neill (1 text) 1888-1953
Al Pacino (1 text) 1940-Pres.
George Packer (1 text) 1960-Present
William Tyler Page (1 text) 1868-1942
Camille Paglia (8 texts) 1947-Pres.
Thomas Paine (4 of 4 recorded ) 1737-1809
Emmeline Pankhurst (3 texts) 1858-1928
Dorothy Parker (3 of 6 recorded ) 1893-1967
Gordon Parks (2 texts) 1912-2006
Rosa Parks (2 texts) 1913-Pres.
Blaise Pascal (3 texts) 1623-1662
Boris Pasternak (1 text) 1890-1960
George Patton (1 text) 1885-1945
Randy Pausch (10 texts) 1960-2008
Randy Pausch Pausch (1 text) 1960-2008
Randy Pausch Pausch (1 text) 1960-2008
Anna Pavlova (5 texts) 1881-1931
Thomas Love Peacock (3 of 3 recorded ) 1785-1866
Donald Peattie (1 text) 1898-1964
Samuel Pepys (3 texts) 1633-1703
Walker Percy (2 texts) 1916-1990
Frances Perkins (4 texts) 1882-1965
Aulus Persius Flaccus (1 text) 34-62
Gaius Petronius (1 text) 27-66
Renzo Piano (1 of 1 recorded ) 1937-Pres.
Pablo Picasso (8 of 23 recorded ) 1881-1973
Franklin Pierce (1 text) 1804-1869
Ruth Pitter (1 of 2 recorded ) 1897-1992
Sylvia Plath (4 texts) 1932-1963
 Plato (15 of 71 recorded ) 427 BC-347 BC
Edgar Allan Poe (6 of 22 recorded ) 1809-1849
Henri Poincare (9 texts) 1854-1912
Rupert Pole (1 text) 1919-2006
James Knox Polk (1 text) 1795-1849
Alexander Pope (4 texts) 1688-1744
Alan Porter (1 text) 1899-1942
Beatrix Potter (3 texts) 1866-1947
Ezra Pound (2 texts) 1885-1972
Joseph Priestly (1 text) 1733-1804
Annie Proulx (5 texts) 1935-Pres.
Marcel Proust (2 texts) 1871-1922
Alexander Pushkin (1 text) -
Alexander Pushkin (1 text) -
Alexander Pushkin (6 texts) 1799-1837
Francis Quarles (1 text) 1592-1644
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (4 texts) 1863-1944
Anna Quindlen (3 texts) 1953-Pres.
Ayn Rand (3 of 7 recorded ) 1905-1982
Man Ray (1 of 1 recorded ) 1890-1976
Sir Herbert Read (1 text) 1893-1968
Nancy Reagan (1 text) 1921-Pres.
Nancy Reagan (1 text) -
Ronald Reagan (5 texts) 1911-2004
Erich Maria Remarque (1 text) 1898-1970
Jules Renard (8 texts) 1864-1910
Joshua Reynolds (1 text) 1723-1792
Mother Goose Rhymes (89 of 93 recorded ) 1700s-1700s
Condoleezza Rice (1 text) 1954-Pres.
David Riesman (1 text) 1909-2002
Rainer Maria Rilke (6 texts) 1875-1926
Diego Rivera (2 texts) 1886-1957
John D. Rockefeller (1 text) 1839-1937
Trish Deitch Rohrer (1 text) Unknown-Pres.
Eleanor Roosevelt (12 of 67 recorded ) 1884-1962
Franklin D. Roosevelt (24 texts) 1882-1945
Theodore Roosevelt (11 texts) 1858-1919
Isaac Rosenberg (2 texts) 1890-1918
Christina Rossetti (2 of 8 recorded ) 1830-1894
Philip Roth (6 texts) 1933-Pres.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1 of 4 recorded ) 1712-1778
Joseph Roux (3 texts) 1834-1886
Nicholas Rowe (1 text) 1674-1718
J. K. Rowling (23 of 24 recorded ) 1965-Pres.
J. K. Rowling (23 of 3 recorded ) 1965-
Arundhati Roy (8 texts) 1959-Pres.
Kenneth Claiborne Royall (1 text) 1894-1971
Beardsley Ruml (1 text) 1894-1960
Ed Ruscha (2 texts) 1937-Pres.
John Ruskin (10 of 10 recorded ) 1819-1900
Bertrand Russell (3 texts) 1872-1970
Lord John Russell (1 text) 1792-1878
Oliver Sacks (1 text) 1933-Pres.
Vita Sackville-West (1 text) 1892-1962
Carl Sagan (21 of 23 recorded ) 1934-1996
Edward Said (3 texts) 1935-2003
Ihara Saikaku (1 text) 1642-1693
Antoine de Saint-Exupery (33 texts) 1900-1944
J. D. Salinger (4 texts) 1919-Present
Jonas Salk (2 texts) 1914-1995
Carl Sandburg (21 texts) 1878-1967
George Santayana (3 of 62 recorded ) 1863-1952
David Sarnoff (1 text) 1891-1971
Jean-Paul Sartre (1 of 1 recorded ) 1905-1980
Siegfried Sassoon (3 texts) 1886-1967
Dorothy L. Sayers (1 text) 1893-1957
Friedrich von Schiller (2 texts) 1759-1805
R. M. Schindler (1 text) 1887-1953
Serge Schmemann (1 text) Unknown-Present
Julian Schnabel (1 text) 1951-Pres.
Arthur Schopenhauer (7 texts) 1788-1860
Sasha Schtetlman (3 texts) 1987-Present
Franz Schurmann (1 text) Unknown-Present
Carl Schurz (1 text) 1829-1906
Martin Scorsese (1 text) 1942-Pres.
Sir Walter Scott (1 text) 1771-1832
Vincent Scully (2 texts) 1920-Pres.
Chief Seattle (1 of 3 recorded ) 1786-1866
Alice Sebold (2 texts) 1963-Pres.
David Sedaris (2 of 4 recorded ) 1956-Pres.
Ousmane Sembene (1 text) Unknown-Present
Maurice Sendak (3 texts) 1928-Pres.
 Seneca (1 of 65 recorded ) 4 BC-65 AD
Hiroshi Senju (1 text) 1958-Pres.
Danzy Senna (1 text) Unknown-Present
Dr. Seuss (31 texts) 1904-1991
Thomas Shadwell (1 text) 1642-1692
William Shakespeare (31 of 193 recorded ) 1564-1616
George Bernard Shaw (19 of 29 recorded ) 1856-1950
Irwin Shaw (2 texts) 1913-1984
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (7 of 50 recorded ) 1797-1851
Percy Bysshe Shelley (2 of 4 recorded ) 1792-1822
Adrienne Shelly (1 text) 1966-2006
William Shenstone (1 text) 1714-1763
Jim Shepard (1 text) Unknown-Present
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1 text) 1751-1816
Charlotte Shih (1 text) 1992-Present
Sir Philip Sidney (1 text) 1554-1586
Charles Simic (1 text) 1938-Pres.
Jane Smiley (1 text) 1949-Pres.
Adam Smith (1 of 3 recorded ) 1723-1790
Betty Smith (1 text) 1896-1972
Dodie Smith (1 text) 1896-1990
Sir Sydney Smith (1 text) 1883-1969
Sydney Smith (2 texts) 1771-1845
Tobias Smollett (3 texts) 1721-1771
Jan Christian Smuts (1 text) 1870-1950
 Sophocles (14 texts) 495 B.C-406 B.C
Robert Southey (2 texts) 1774-1843
Herbert Spencer (2 texts) 1820-1903
Theodore Spencer (1 text) 1902-1949
Edmund Spenser (1 of 2 recorded ) 1552-1599
Steven Spielberg (2 texts) 1947-Pres.
Dr. Benjamin Spock (1 text) 1903-1998
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1 of 5 recorded ) 1815-1902
Sir Richard Steele (1 text) 1672-1729
Gertrude Stein (22 texts) 1874-1946
John Steinbeck (6 texts) 1902-1968
Gloria Steinem (38 texts) 1934-Pres.
Matthew Stepanek (1 text) 1990-2004
Laurence Sterne (8 texts) 1713-1768
Wallace Stevens (3 of 51 recorded ) 1879-1955
Adlai Stevenson (15 texts) 1900-1965
Robert Louis Stevenson (1 of 52 recorded ) 1850-1894
James Stewart (2 texts) 1908-1997
Ben Stiller (1 of 1 recorded ) 1965-Pres.
I. F. Stone (1 text) Unknown-Unknown
Oliver Stone (1 text) 1946-Pres.
Harriet Beecher Stowe (3 texts) 1812-1896
Stephen Suen (6 of 8 recorded ) 1993-Pres.
Yatsen Sun (1 text) 1866-1925
 Sun Tzu (4 of 19 recorded ) approx.-unknown
Robert Smith Surtees (1 text) 1803-1864
Jonathan Swift (1 of 5 recorded ) 1667-1745
Publilius Syrus (1 of 8 recorded ) 85-43 BC
Cornelius Tacitus (1 text) 55-120
William Howard Taft (2 texts) 1857-1930
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand (1 of 1 recorded ) 1754-1838
Amy Tan (5 texts) 1952-Present
Robert Tanenbaum (2 texts) Unknown-Pres.
Deborah Tannen (5 texts) 1951-Pres.
Zachary Taylor (1 text) 1784-1850
Alfred Tennyson (5 of 14 recorded ) 1809-1892
Publius Terence (3 texts) 190 BC-159 BC
Mother Teresa (16 texts) 1910-1997
William Makepeace Thackeray (1 of 4 recorded ) 1811-1863
Margaret Thatcher (2 texts) 1925-Present
Napoleon the Third (1 text) 1808-1873
Dylan Thomas (1 text) 1914-1953
Edward Thomas (3 texts) 1878-1917
James Thomson (1 of 2 recorded ) 1834-1882
Henry David Thoreau (10 of 28 recorded ) 1817-1862
Big Thunder (5 texts) Unknown-1800's
James Thurber (2 texts) 1894-1961
Lai To (1 of 1 recorded ) 1920-Present
J. R. R. Tolkien (2 of 14 recorded ) 1892-1973
Leo Tolstoy (13 texts) 1828-1910
 Tongue Twister (8 of 105 recorded ) Unknown-Unknown
 Tongue Twister (8 of 1 recorded ) -
John Kennedy Toole (5 of 5 recorded ) 1937-1969
Arnold Toynbee (3 texts) 1852-1883
Faye Tran (1 text) 1957-Pres.
Nguyet Thuyen Tran (1 of 1 recorded ) 1927-Present
Alex Trebek (1 text) 1940-Pres.
George Macaulay Trevelyan (1 text) 1876-1962
Anthony Trollope (1 text) 1815-1882
Harry S. Truman (1 text) 1884-1972
Sojourner Truth (4 texts) 1797-1883
Harriet Tubman (6 texts) 1820-1913
Barbara Tuchman (1 text)