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Gaius Julius Caesar (3 of 3 recorded ) 102-44 BC
Marcus Tullius Cicero (1 of 3 recorded ) 106-43 BC
Henry II King of England (1 text) 1133-1189
Marcus Aurelius (1 of 2 recorded ) 121 A.D-180 A.D
Alighieri Dante (1 text) 1265-1321
Giovanni Boccaccio (1 of 1 recorded ) 1313-1375
Joan of Arc (3 texts) 1412-1431
Francois Villon (1 text) 1431-1484
Leonardo da Vinci (27 of 30 recorded ) 1452-1519
Gerard Didier Erasmus (2 of 2 recorded ) 1465-1536
Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (2 of 4 recorded ) 1469-1527
Niccolo Machiavelli (4 of 67 recorded ) 1469-1527
 Michelangelo (1 of 1 recorded ) 1475-1564
Sir Thomas More (1 text) 1478-1535
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1500s-1600s
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1500s-1500s
Emperor Ferdinand I (1 text) 1503-1564
Henri Estienne (1 text) 1531-1598
Michel de Montaigne (14 texts) 1533-1592
Queen Elizabeth I (1 of 1 recorded ) 1533-1603
Miguel de Cervantes (2 texts) 1547-1616
Edmund Spenser (1 of 2 recorded ) 1552-1599
Sir Edward Coke (1 text) 1552-1634
Henri IV King of France (2 texts) 1553-1610
Sir Philip Sidney (1 text) 1554-1586
John Owen (1 text) 1560-1622
Francis Bacon (12 of 24 recorded ) 1561-1626
William Shakespeare (31 of 193 recorded ) 1564-1616
Christopher Marlowe (5 texts) 1564-1593
St Francis de Sales (1 text) 1567-1622
Sir Henry Wotton (1 text) 1568-1639
Ben Jonson (2 of 7 recorded ) 1572-1637
John Donne (12 texts) 1572-1631
Ben Jonson (2 of 11 recorded ) 1573-1637
Robert Burton (1 of 3 recorded ) 1577-1640
John Webster (3 of 3 recorded ) 1580-1625
Orlando Gibbons (1 text) 1583-1625
George Wither (1 text) 1588-1667
Francis Quarles (1 text) 1592-1644
James Howell (1 text) 1594-1666
Rene Descartes (1 text) 1596-1650
Oliver Cromwell (1 of 1 recorded ) 1599-1658
Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1 text) 1600-1681
Madame Anne Bigot de Cornuel (1 of 1 recorded ) 1605-1694
Sir Thomas Browne (1 text) 1605-1682
Pierre Corneille (3 texts) 1606-1684
Thomas Fuller (1 text) 1608-1661
John Milton (3 texts) 1608-1674
Samuel Butler (2 of 4 recorded ) 1612-1680
Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld (47 of 48 recorded ) 1613-1680
Sir Robert L'Estrange (1 text) 1616-1704
Comte de Bussy-Rabutin (1 text) 1618-1693
Jean de la Fontaine (2 texts) 1621-1695
Andrew Marvell (1 text) 1621-1678
Henry Vaughan (1 text) 1621-1695
Jean-Baptiste Moliere (1 text) 1622-1673
Blaise Pascal (3 texts) 1623-1662
John Bunyan (1 text) 1628-1688
John Dryden (1 of 4 recorded ) 1631-1700
Samuel Pepys (3 texts) 1633-1703
Thomas Betterton (1 text) 1635-1710
Louis XIV of France (1 text) 1638-1715
Aphra Behn (2 texts) 1640-1689
Thomas Shadwell (1 text) 1642-1692
Ihara Saikaku (1 text) 1642-1693
Sir Isaac Newton (3 texts) 1642-1727
Daniel Defoe (3 of 3 recorded ) 1661-1731
John Arbuthnot (1 text) 1667-1735
Jonathan Swift (1 of 5 recorded ) 1667-1745
William Congreve (3 texts) 1670-1729
Joseph Addison (2 of 2 recorded ) 1672-1719
Joseph Cato (1 text) 1672-1719
Sir Richard Steele (1 text) 1672-1729
Nicholas Rowe (1 text) 1674-1718
Sir Robert Walpole (1 of 1 recorded ) 1676-1745
George Farquhar (1 text) 1678-1707
Edward Young (2 of 2 recorded ) 1683-1765
Alexander Pope (4 texts) 1688-1744
Philip Dormer Chesterfield (8 of 8 recorded ) 1694-1773
Francois Voltaire (2 of 19 recorded ) 1694-1778
Rhyme Anonymous (5 of 6 recorded ) 1700s-1700s
Mother Goose Rhymes (89 of 93 recorded ) 1700s-1700s
John Wesley (1 of 1 recorded ) 1703-1791
Benjamin Franklin (9 of 117 recorded ) 1706-1790
Henry Fielding (3 of 3 recorded ) 1707-1754
Samuel Johnson (8 texts) 1709-1784
David Hume (2 texts) 1711-1776
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1 of 4 recorded ) 1712-1778
Laurence Sterne (8 texts) 1713-1768
William Shenstone (1 text) 1714-1763
Thomas Gray (2 texts) 1716-1771
Horace Walpole (1 of 2 recorded ) 1717-1797
Tobias Smollett (3 texts) 1721-1771
Adam Smith (1 of 3 recorded ) 1723-1790
Samson Occom (1 text) 1723-1792
Joshua Reynolds (1 text) 1723-1792
Immanuel Kant (1 text) 1724-1804
Edmund Burke (8 texts) 1729-1797
Oliver Goldsmith (12 texts) 1730-1774
William Cowper (2 texts) 1731-1800
Pierre-Augustin de Beaumarchais (2 of 2 recorded ) 1732-1799
George Washington (9 of 15 recorded ) 1732-1799
Joseph Priestly (1 text) 1733-1804
John Adams (2 of 9 recorded ) 1735-1826
Patrick Henry (1 of 1 recorded ) 1736-1799
Thomas Paine (4 of 4 recorded ) 1737-1809
Edward Gibbon (5 of 6 recorded ) 1737-1794
Georg Cristoph Lichtenberg (1 text) 1742-1799
Thomas Jefferson (136 texts) 1743-1826
Abigail Adams (8 of 9 recorded ) 1744-1818
Jeremy Bentham (1 text) 1748-1832
 Goethe (2 texts) 1749-1832
James Madison (2 texts) 1751-1836
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1 text) 1751-1816
Fanny Burney (1 text) 1752-1840
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand (1 of 1 recorded ) 1754-1838
Nathan Hale (1 of 1 recorded ) 1755-1776
Marie Antoinette (1 of 1 recorded ) 1755-1793
Marie Antoinette (2 texts) 1755-1793
William Blake (38 of 64 recorded ) 1757-1827
James Monroe (2 texts) 1758-1831
Friedrich von Schiller (2 texts) 1759-1805
Robert Burns (1 of 4 recorded ) 1759-1796
William Cobbett (2 texts) 1762-1835
American Colonies Delegates (1 of 1 recorded ) 1765-1765
Andrew Jackson (2 texts) 1767-1845
John Quincy Adams (4 of 5 recorded ) 1767-1848
Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand (1 text) 1768-1848
Napoleon Bonaparte (4 of 7 recorded ) 1769-1821
Duke of Wellington (1 of 1 recorded ) 1769-1852
William Wordsworth (5 of 9 recorded ) 1770-1850
George Canning (1 text) 1770-1827
Sydney Smith (2 texts) 1771-1845
Sir Walter Scott (1 text) 1771-1832
 Novalis (4 texts) 1772-1801
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1 of 7 recorded ) 1772-1834
 Novalis (1 text) 1772-1801
Stephen Grellet (1 text) 1773-1855
William Henry Harrison (1 text) 1773-1841
Robert Southey (2 texts) 1774-1843
Charles Lamb (4 texts) 1775-1834
Jane Austen (16 of 18 recorded ) 1775-1817
American Founding Fathers (1 of 1 recorded ) 1776-1776
Henry Clay (1 of 1 recorded ) 1777-1852
William Hazlitt (2 of 3 recorded ) 1778-1830
Thomas Moore (1 text) 1779-1852
Charles Caleb Colton (1 of 6 recorded ) 1780-1832
Ebenezer Elliott (1 text) 1781-1849
Daniel Webster (2 of 2 recorded ) 1782-1852
Martin Van Buren (1 text) 1782-1862
Washington Irving (1 of 1 recorded ) 1783-1859
Washington Irving (2 texts) 1783-1859
Zachary Taylor (1 text) 1784-1850
The Brothers Grimm (1 of 62 recorded ) 1785-1863
Thomas Love Peacock (3 of 3 recorded ) 1785-1866
Christopher North (1 of 1 recorded ) 1785-1854
David Crockett (1 text) 1786-1836
Chief Seattle (1 of 3 recorded ) 1786-1866
Lord Byron (13 texts) 1788-1824
Aubrey de Vere (1 text) 1788-1846
Arthur Schopenhauer (7 texts) 1788-1860
Simon Cameron (1 of 1 recorded ) 1789-1889
James Buchanan (1 text) 1791-1868
Percy Bysshe Shelley (2 of 4 recorded ) 1792-1822
Lord John Russell (1 text) 1792-1878
Frederick Marryat (2 texts) 1792-1848
John Clare (2 texts) 1793-1864
Lucretia Mott (1 text) 1793-1880
James Knox Polk (1 text) 1795-1849
John Keats (7 of 10 recorded ) 1795-1821
Thomas Carlyle (5 texts) 1795-1881
Horace Mann (1 text) 1796-1859
Thomas Haynes Bayly (1 text) 1797-1839
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (7 of 50 recorded ) 1797-1851
Heinrich Heine (2 texts) 1797-1856
Sojourner Truth (4 texts) 1797-1883
Mary Howitt (1 text) 1799-1888
Honore de Balzac (2 of 8 recorded ) 1799-1850
Alexander Pushkin (6 texts) 1799-1837
Amos Bronson Alcott (1 of 1 recorded ) 1799-1888
Joseph Halliwell (1 of 1 recorded ) 1800s-1800s
Rhyme Anonymous (5 of 4 recorded ) 1800s-1800s
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1800s-1800s
Rhyme Anonymous (5 of 2 recorded ) 1800s-1900s
Caroline Kirkland (1 text) 1801-1864
Lydia Maria Child (8 texts) 1802-1880
Harriet Martineau (9 texts) 1802-1876
Victor Hugo (3 of 5 recorded ) 1802-1885
Robert Smith Surtees (1 text) 1803-1864
Douglas William Jerrold (2 texts) 1803-1857
Alexandre Dumas (2 texts) 1803-1870
Ralph Waldo Emerson (25 of 31 recorded ) 1803-1882
Benjamin Disraeli (7 of 7 recorded ) 1804-1881
Franklin Pierce (1 text) 1804-1869
Ludwig Feuerbach (1 text) 1804-1872
Nathaniel Hawthorne (3 texts) 1804-1864
Alexis de Tocqueville (1 text) 1805-1859
Hans Christian Andersen (8 of 10 recorded ) 1805-1875
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (4 of 46 recorded ) 1806-1861
John Stuart Mill (3 texts) 1806-1873
Robert Edward Lee (1 text) 1807-1870
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (4 texts) 1807-1882
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1 text) 1807-1874
Alphonse Karr (2 texts) 1808-1890
Napoleon the Third (1 text) 1808-1873
Edgar Allan Poe (6 of 22 recorded ) 1809-1849
Abraham Lincoln (57 of 95 recorded ) 1809-1865
Alfred Tennyson (5 of 14 recorded ) 1809-1892
Oliver Wendell Holmes (3 texts) 1809-1894
Charles Robert Darwin (3 texts) 1809-1882
Nikolai Gogol (7 texts) 1809-1852
Pierre Francois Joseph Bosquet (1 text) 1810-1861
Phineas T. Barnum (1 text) 1810-1891
John Bright (1 text) 1811-1889
William Makepeace Thackeray (1 of 4 recorded ) 1811-1863
Spokan Garry (1 text) 1811-1892
Edward Lear (52 of 59 recorded ) 1812-1888
Charles Dickens (2 of 57 recorded ) 1812-1870
Robert Browning (2 of 16 recorded ) 1812-1889
Harriet Beecher Stowe (3 texts) 1812-1896
Henry Ward Beecher (1 text) 1813-1887
Soren Kierkegaard (1 of 2 recorded ) 1813-1855
Otto von Bismarck (1 of 1 recorded ) 1815-1898
Otto Von Bismarck (4 of 4 recorded ) 1815-1898
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1 of 5 recorded ) 1815-1902
Arsine Houssaye (1 text) 1815-1896
Anthony Trollope (1 text) 1815-1882
Charlotte Bronte (2 of 4 recorded ) 1816-1855
Philip James Bailey (1 text) 1816-1905
Frederick Douglass (1 of 3 recorded ) 1817-1895
Henry David Thoreau (10 of 28 recorded ) 1817-1862
Maria Mitchell (6 texts) 1818-1889
Ivan Turgenev (3 texts) 1818-1883
Amelia Jenks Bloomer (8 texts) 1818-1894
Emily Bronte (4 of 40 recorded ) 1818-1848
Karl Marx (11 texts) 1818-1883
James Anthony Froude (2 texts) 1818-1894
George Copway (1 text) 1818-1863
Arthur Hugh Clough (2 texts) 1819-1861
William Ross Wallace (1 of 1 recorded ) 1819-1881
Herman Melville (8 texts) 1819-1891
Walt Whitman (12 of 39 recorded ) 1819-1892
George Eliot (18 of 20 recorded ) 1819-1880
John Ruskin (10 of 10 recorded ) 1819-1900
Harriet Tubman (6 texts) 1820-1913
Florence Nightingale (1 text) 1820-1910
Anne Bronte (3 texts) 1820-1849
Susan B. Anthony (21 of 23 recorded ) 1820-1906
Herbert Spencer (2 texts) 1820-1903
Alice Cary (1 text) 1820-1871
Charles Baudelaire (1 of 1 recorded ) 1821-1867
Fyodor Dostoevsky (47 texts) 1821-1881
Gustave Flaubert (2 texts) 1821-1880
Elizabeth Blackwell (2 texts) 1821-1910
Ulysses S. Grant (2 texts) 1822-1885
Rutherford B. Hayes (1 text) 1822-1893
Matthew Arnold (5 of 7 recorded ) 1822-1888
Thomas Hughes (2 texts) 1822-1896
Bernard Elliot Bee (1 text) 1823-1861
Thomas Huxley (2 texts) 1825-1895
Walter Bagehot (10 texts) 1826-1877
Lew Wallace (1 of 1 recorded ) 1827-1905
Mortimer Collins (1 text) 1827-1876
Henrik Ibsen (3 of 4 recorded ) 1828-1906
Henri-Frederic Amiel (4 of 4 recorded ) 1828-1881
George Meredith (2 texts) 1828-1909
Leo Tolstoy (13 texts) 1828-1910
 Geronimo (2 texts) 1829-1909
Carl Schurz (1 text) 1829-1906
 Joseph (2 texts) 1830-1904
Emily Dickinson (225 of 1482 recorded ) 1830-1886
Christina Rossetti (2 of 8 recorded ) 1830-1894
James A. Garfield (1 text) 1831-1881
Louisa May Alcott (9 of 24 recorded ) 1832-1888
Lewis Carroll (11 of 20 recorded ) 1832-1898
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1 text) 1832-1923
Alfred Nobel (13 texts) 1833-1896
Alfred Nobel (1 text) 1833-1896
Benjamin Harrison (1 text) 1833-1901
Robert Greene Ingersoll (2 of 2 recorded ) 1833-1899
Edgar Degas (2 of 2 recorded ) 1834-1917
William Morris (2 texts) 1834-1896
James Thomson (1 of 2 recorded ) 1834-1882
Joseph Roux (3 texts) 1834-1886
James Abbott McNeil Whistler (1 of 1 recorded ) 1834-1903
Artemus Ward (1 of 1 recorded ) 1834-1867
Ward Artemus (1 of 1 recorded ) 1834-1867
Mark Twain (5 of 136 recorded ) 1835-1910
Samuel Butler (2 of 9 recorded ) 1835-1902
William Schwenck Gilbert (4 texts) 1836-1911
Jane Ellice Hopkins (1 text) 1836-1904
Bret Harte (1 text) 1836-1902
Bret Harte (2 texts) 1836-1902
John Burroughs (1 text) 1837-1921
Grover Cleveland (2 texts) 1837-1908
Henry Adams (2 of 2 recorded ) 1838-1918
John D. Rockefeller (1 text) 1839-1937
Thomas Hardy (1 of 7 recorded ) 1840-1928
Emile Zola (4 of 5 recorded ) 1840-1902
Ambrose Bierce (11 texts) 1842-1914
Henry James (4 texts) 1843-1916
Chased by Bears (1 text) 1843-1915
Henry James Jr. (2 of 2 recorded ) 1843-1916
William McKinley (2 texts) 1843-1901
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (2 texts) 1844-1900
Mary Cassatt (1 of 3 recorded ) 1844-1926
Friedrich Nietzsche (3 of 72 recorded ) 1844-1900
Gerard Manley Hopkins (2 texts) 1844-1889
Sarah Winnemucca (1 of 1 recorded ) 1844-1891
Andrew Lang (1 text) 1844-1912
Anatole France (7 texts) 1844-1924
Sarah Bernhardt (7 texts) 1845-1923
Annie Besant (1 text) 1847-1933
Thomas Edison (1 of 3 recorded ) 1847-1931
Paul Gauguin (4 of 4 recorded ) 1848-1903
John Churton Collins (1 text) 1848-1908
Frances Hodgson Burnett (15 texts) 1849-1924
Sarah Orne Jewett (9 texts) 1849-1909
Guy de Maupassant (13 texts) 1850-1893
Kate Chopin (7 texts) 1850-1904
Ella Wheeler Wilcox (2 of 1 recorded ) 1850-1919
Robert Louis Stevenson (1 of 52 recorded ) 1850-1894
Paul Bourget (1 text) 1852-1935
Arnold Toynbee (3 texts) 1852-1883
George Moore (2 texts) 1852-1933
Henri Poincare (9 texts) 1854-1912
Lord Alfred Milner (1 text) 1854-1925
Oscar Wilde (49 of 52 recorded ) 1854-1900
Eugene Victor Debs (1 text) 1855-1926
George Bernard Shaw (19 of 29 recorded ) 1856-1950
Sigmund Freud (1 of 58 recorded ) 1856-1939
Woodrow Wilson (11 of 14 recorded ) 1856-1924
L. Frank Baum (24 of 24 recorded ) 1856-1919
Louis Brandeis (1 text) 1856-1941
William Howard Taft (2 texts) 1857-1930
Emile Coue (1 text) 1857-1926
Alice Stone Blackwell (2 texts) 1857-1950
Joseph Conrad (5 texts) 1857-1924
American Sunday School Union (6 texts) 1858-1858
Charles W. Chesnutt (2 texts) 1858-1932
Theodore Roosevelt (11 texts) 1858-1919
Emmeline Pankhurst (3 texts) 1858-1928
Charles Eastman Ohiyesa (1 text) 1858-1939
Kenneth Grahame (1 text) 1859-1932
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1 of 22 recorded ) 1859-1930
Elbert Hubbard (1 text) 1859-1915
Carrie Chapman Catt (6 texts) 1859-1947
John Dewey (3 texts) 1859-1952
Henry Havelock Ellis (1 of 2 recorded ) 1859-1939
Anna Julia Cooper (1 of 1 recorded ) 1859-1964
Jerome Klapka Jerome (3 of 3 recorded ) 1859-1927
William Ralph Inge (1 of 1 recorded ) 1860-1954
Jane Addams (17 of 18 recorded ) 1860-1935
Anton Chekhov (1 of 9 recorded ) 1860-1904
Grandma Moses (1 text) 1860-1961
J. M. Barrie (17 texts) 1860-1937
Edith Wharton (11 texts) 1862-1937
O. Henry (1 of 6 recorded ) 1862-1910
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (2 of 2 recorded ) 1863-1933
Henry Ford (1 text) 1863-1947
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (4 texts) 1863-1944
George Santayana (3 of 62 recorded ) 1863-1952
Black Elk (2 texts) 1863-1950
David Lloyd George (2 texts) 1863-1945
Israel Zangwill (1 of 1 recorded ) 1864-1926
Jules Renard (8 texts) 1864-1910
William Butler Yeats (7 of 12 recorded ) 1865-1939
Rudyard Kipling (8 texts) 1865-1936
Warren G. Harding (1 text) 1865-1923
Yatsen Sun (1 text) 1866-1925
Herbert George Wells (1 text) 1866-1946
Gelett Burgess (1 text) 1866-1951
Beatrix Potter (3 texts) 1866-1947
H. G. Wells (46 of 85 recorded ) 1866-1946
Marie Curie (8 of 20 recorded ) 1867-1934
Arnold Bennett (13 texts) 1867-1931
Frank Lloyd Wright (8 of 7 recorded ) 1867-1959
Greenville Kleiser (181 texts) 1868-1953
William Tyler Page (1 text) 1868-1942
Luther Standing Bear (3 texts) 1868-1939
Andre Gide (5 texts) 1869-1951
Vincent Van Gogh (1 of 1 recorded ) 1869-1890
Neville Chamberlain (1 of 1 recorded ) 1869-1940
Mahatma Gandhi (20 of 25 recorded ) 1869-1948
Henri Matisse (1 of 1 recorded ) 1869-1954
Stephen Butler Leacock (1 text) 1869-1944
Hector Munro (Saki) (5 of 39 recorded ) 1870-1916
Maria Montessori (4 texts) 1870-1952
Jan Christian Smuts (1 text) 1870-1950
Alfred Adler (1 of 2 recorded ) 1870-1937
Paul Valery (4 texts) 1871-1945
Rosa Luxemburg (2 texts) 1871-1919
Stephen Crane (2 texts) 1871-1900
Marcel Proust (2 texts) 1871-1922
Addison Mizner (1 text) 1872-1933
Calvin Coolidge (2 texts) 1872-1933
Bertrand Russell (3 texts) 1872-1970
Zane Grey (1 text) 1872-1939
Willa Cather (5 texts) 1873-1947
 Colette (1 of 13 recorded ) 1873-1954
Sara Cone Bryant (49 texts) 1873-Unknown
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (4 texts) 1874-1936
Sir Winston Churchill (8 of 93 recorded ) 1874-1965
Herbert Hoover (1 text) 1874-1964
Somerset Maugham (44 texts) 1874-1965
Gertrude Stein (22 texts) 1874-1946
Robert Frost (18 of 61 recorded ) 1874-1963
Rainer Maria Rilke (6 texts) 1875-1926
Carl Jung (31 texts) 1875-1961
Mary McLeod Bethune (2 texts) 1875-1955
 Zitkala-Sa (1 text) 1876-1938
George Macaulay Trevelyan (1 text) 1876-1962
Mary Ritter Beard (2 texts) 1876-1958
Jack London (2 texts) 1876-1916
Wilson Mizner (5 texts) 1876-1933
Sherwood Anderson (1 of 25 recorded ) 1876-1941
Hermann Hesse (13 of 12 recorded ) 1877-1962
Edward Thomas (3 texts) 1878-1917
Carl Sandburg (21 texts) 1878-1967
Wallace Stevens (3 of 51 recorded ) 1879-1955
Albert Einstein (89 of 122 recorded ) 1879-1955
Henry Mencken (1 text) 1880-1956
Helen Keller (22 of 88 recorded ) 1880-1968
P. G. Wodehouse (2 of 20 recorded ) 1881-1975
Margery Williams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1881-1944
Anna Pavlova (5 texts) 1881-1931
Pablo Picasso (8 of 23 recorded ) 1881-1973
Alexander Fleming (1 text) 1881-1955
Frances Perkins (4 texts) 1882-1965
Susan Glaspell (1 of 1 recorded ) 1882-1948
A. A. Milne (13 of 23 recorded ) 1882-1956
Franklin D. Roosevelt (24 texts) 1882-1945
James Joyce (18 texts) 1882-1941
Felix Frankfurter (1 text) 1882-1965
Virginia Woolf (24 of 79 recorded ) 1882-1941
Georges Braque (1 text) 1882-1963
Kahlil Gibran (33 texts) 1883-1931
Sir Compton Mackenzie (1 text) 1883-1972
Sir Sydney Smith (1 text) 1883-1969
Elsa Maxwell (5 texts) 1883-1963
Jose Ortega y Gasset (13 texts) 1883-1955
Franz Kafka (11 texts) 1883-1924
John Maynard Keynes (1 text) 1883-1946
Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1 text) 1884-1980
Eleanor Roosevelt (12 of 67 recorded ) 1884-1962
Harry S. Truman (1 text) 1884-1972
William Norman Ewer (1 text) 1885-1976
Louis Untermeyer (1 text) 1885-1977
Sinclair Lewis (1 text) 1885-1951
Ezra Pound (2 texts) 1885-1972
Niels Bohr (1 text) 1885-1962
George Patton (1 text) 1885-1945
David Herbert Lawrence (2 texts) 1885-1930
Siegfried Sassoon (3 texts) 1886-1967
Diego Rivera (2 texts) 1886-1957
R. M. Schindler (1 text) 1887-1953
Rupert Brooke (10 of 11 recorded ) 1887-1915
Georgia O'Keefe (1 of 1 recorded ) 1887-1986
Katherine Mansfield (3 texts) 1888-1923
Mourning Dove (2 texts) 1888-1936
Eugene O\'Neill (1 text) 1888-1953
Thomas Stearns Eliot (4 of 20 recorded ) 1888-1965
Erle Stanley Gardner (1 text) 1889-1970
Robin George Collingwood (1 text) 1889-1943
Charlie Chaplin (1 of 2 recorded ) 1889-1977
Jawaharlal Nehru (7 texts) 1889-1964
Groucho Marx (14 texts) 1890-1977
Dwight D. Eisenhower (2 texts) 1890-1969
Man Ray (1 of 1 recorded ) 1890-1976
Charles de Gaulle (11 of 10 recorded ) 1890-1970
Boris Pasternak (1 text) 1890-1960
Isaac Rosenberg (2 texts) 1890-1918
Agatha Christie (23 of 36 recorded ) 1890-1976
Esther Forbes (2 texts) 1891-1967
Henry Miller (1 text) 1891-1980
Jean Cocteau (3 texts) 1891-1963
David Sarnoff (1 text) 1891-1971
Storm Jameson (2 texts) 1891-1986
Vita Sackville-West (1 text) 1892-1962
Edna St. Vincent Millay (2 texts) 1892-1950
Pearl S Buck (9 of 24 recorded ) 1892-1973
J. R. R. Tolkien (2 of 14 recorded ) 1892-1973
The Youth's Companion (1 of 1 recorded ) 1892-1892
Zedong Mao (8 texts) 1893-1976
Wilfred Owen (23 texts) 1893-1918
Dorothy L. Sayers (1 text) 1893-1957
Sir Herbert Read (1 text) 1893-1968
Helen Hathaway (1 text) 1893-1932
Dorothy Parker (3 of 6 recorded ) 1893-1967
Faith Baldwin (1 of 3 recorded ) 1893-1978
Charles Langbridge Morgan (3 texts) 1894-1958
Suzanne La Follette (5 texts) 1894-1983
Duke of Windsor (1 of 1 recorded ) 1894-1972
Martha Graham (3 of 3 recorded ) 1894-1991
Beardsley Ruml (1 text) 1894-1960
Kenneth Claiborne Royall (1 text) 1894-1971
Aldous Huxley (2 of 8 recorded ) 1894-1963
James Thurber (2 texts) 1894-1961
e. e. cummings (2 of 2 recorded ) 1894-1962
Jiddu Krishnamurti (1 text) 1895-1986
Anna Freud (1 text) 1895-1982
Buckminster Fuller (1 text) 1895-1983
Robert Graves (1 text) 1895-1985
Betty Smith (1 text) 1896-1972
Irwin Edman (1 text) 1896-1954
F. Scott Fitzgerald (15 of 39 recorded ) 1896-1940
Graham Lee Hemminger (1 text) 1896-1949
Zhimo Xu (1 of 1 recorded ) 1896-1931
Helen Merrell Lynd (1 text) 1896-1982
Dodie Smith (1 text) 1896-1990
Marian Anderson (1 of 1 recorded ) 1897-1993
William Faulkner (2 of 4 recorded ) 1897-1962
Frank Capra (1 of 1 recorded ) 1897-1991
Elizabeth Bibesco (1 of 4 recorded ) 1897-1945
Thornton Wilder (4 of 6 recorded ) 1897-1975
Ruth Pitter (1 of 2 recorded ) 1897-1992
Bernard De Voto (4 texts) 1897-1955
Stephen Vincent Benet (14 of 14 recorded ) 1898-1943
C. S. Lewis (2 texts) 1898-1963
Donald Peattie (1 text) 1898-1964
Erich Maria Remarque (1 text) 1898-1970
Golda Meir (32 texts) 1898-1978
Bertolt Brecht (1 text) 1898-1956
Enlai Zhou (1 of 1 recorded ) 1898-1976
Amelia Earhart (9 of 10 recorded ) 1898-1937
Alexander Calder (1 text) 1898-1976
Alan Porter (1 text) 1899-1942
Robert Maynard Hutchins (5 texts) 1899-1977
E. B. White (3 of 3 recorded ) 1899-1985
Ernest Hemingway (3 of 12 recorded ) 1899-1961
Vladimir Nabokov (2 texts) 1899-1977
Alfred Hitchcock (26 of 25 recorded ) 1899-1980
Publius Terence (3 texts) 190 BC-159 BC
Antoine de Saint-Exupery (33 texts) 1900-1944
Thomas Wolfe (2 of 2 recorded ) 1900-1938
Adlai Stevenson (15 texts) 1900-1965
Howard Aiken (1 of 1 recorded ) 1900-1973
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1900s-Pres.
Margaret Mead (5 of 12 recorded ) 1901-1978
Ansel Adams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1902-1984
Ogden Nash (12 of 12 recorded ) 1902-1971
Charles Lindbergh (1 of 10 recorded ) 1902-1974
John Steinbeck (6 texts) 1902-1968
Theodore Spencer (1 text) 1902-1949
Langston Hughes (1 of 1 recorded ) 1902-1967
Clare Boothe Luce (23 texts) 1903-1987
Zora Neale Hurston (9 texts) 1903-1960
William Thomas Cummings (1 text) 1903-1944
George Orwell (30 of 32 recorded ) 1903-1950
Dr. Benjamin Spock (1 text) 1903-1998
Cyril Connolly (4 texts) 1903-1974
Evelyn Waugh (1 of 1 recorded ) 1903-1966
Anais Nin (17 of 17 recorded ) 1903-1977
Merrill Moore (1 text) 1903-1957
Cary Grant (1 text) 1904-1986
Earl Hutchinson Sr. (2 texts) 1904-2004
Pablo Neruda (2 texts) 1904-1973
Dr. Seuss (31 texts) 1904-1991
Christopher Isherwood (1 text) 1904-1986
Xiaoping Deng (2 texts) 1904-1997
Graham Greene (3 texts) 1904-1991
Ba Jin (1 text) 1904-2005
George Balanchine (1 text) 1904-1983
Maggie Kuhn (4 texts) 1905-1995
Ayn Rand (3 of 7 recorded ) 1905-1982
Lillian Hellman (6 texts) 1905-1984
Jean-Paul Sartre (1 of 1 recorded ) 1905-1980
Viktor Frankl (2 texts) 1905-1997
Hannah Arendt (25 of 25 recorded ) 1906-1975
Anne Morrow Lindbergh (11 of 29 recorded ) 1906-2001
Maria Goeppert Mayer (3 texts) 1906-1972
Katharine Hepburn (1 text) 1907-2003
Rachel Carson (1 of 6 recorded ) 1907-1964
Jacques Barzun (1 text) 1907-Pres.
Laurence Olivier (6 of 4 recorded ) 1907-1989
C. Yates McDaniel (1 text) 1907-1983
Frida Kahlo (5 of 8 recorded ) 1907-1954
W. H. Auden (1 of 16 recorded ) 1907-1973
Henri Cartier-Bresson (2 texts) 1908-2004
James Stewart (2 texts) 1908-1997
Ian Fleming (1 text) 1908-1964
Howell M. Forgy (1 text) 1908-1972
John Kenneth Galbraith (3 texts) 1908-Pres.
Abraham Maslow (1 text) 1908-1970
Lyndon B. Johnson (1 text) 1908-1973
Louis L\'Amour (12 texts) 1908-1988
Simone Weil (1 text) 1909-1943
David Riesman (1 text) 1909-2002
Eudora Welty (2 texts) 1909-2001
Mother Teresa (16 texts) 1910-1997
Jacques Cousteau (1 of 1 recorded ) 1910-1997
Cicely Veronica Wedgewood (1 of 1 recorded ) 1910-1997
Tennessee Williams (33 of 33 recorded ) 1911-1983
Ronald Reagan (5 texts) 1911-2004
L. Ron Hubbard (1 text) 1911-1986
Lucille Ball (2 of 7 recorded ) 1911-1989
John Cheever (1 text) 1912-1982
Gordon Parks (2 texts) 1912-2006
Tillie Olsen (1 text) 1912-Pres.
Barbara Tuchman (1 text) 1912-1989
Albert Camus (5 texts) 1913-1960
Vince Lombardi (1 text) 1913-1970
Richard M. Nixon (2 texts) 1913-1994
Irwin Shaw (2 texts) 1913-1984
Rosa Parks (2 texts) 1913-Pres.
Jonas Salk (2 texts) 1914-1995
Dylan Thomas (1 text) 1914-1953
Albert Guerard (1 text) 1914-2000
Arthur Miller (17 of 18 recorded ) 1915-Present
Saul Bellow (2 texts) 1915-2005
Florynce Kennedy (4 texts) 1916-2000
Walker Percy (2 texts) 1916-1990
Katharine Graham (7 texts) 1917-2001
John F. Kennedy (7 of 18 recorded ) 1917-1963
Indira Gandhi (1 of 1 recorded ) 1917-1984
Carson McCullers (1 text) 1917-1967
Gwendolyn Brooks (2 texts) 1917-2000
Sydney J Harris (1 text) 1917-1986
Fannie Lou Hamer (1 text) 1917-1977
Nelson Mandela (19 of 22 recorded ) 1918-Pres.
Madeleine L'Engle (8 texts) 1918-Pres.
Leonard Bernstein (1 of 1 recorded ) 1918-1990
Ingmar Bergman (1 text) 1918-Pres.
Pearl Bailey (6 texts) 1918-1990
Corita Kent (1 text) 1918-1986
Margot Fonteyn (3 of 3 recorded ) 1919-1991
Doris Lessing (3 texts) 1919-Pres.
Iris Murdoch (1 text) 1919-1999
Rupert Pole (1 text) 1919-2006
J. D. Salinger (4 texts) 1919-Present
Kingman Brewster (1 text) 1919-1988
Pauline Kael (12 texts) 1919-2001
Isaac Asimov (4 of 5 recorded ) 1920-1992
Bella Abzug (2 of 2 recorded ) 1920-Present
Vincent Scully (2 texts) 1920-Pres.
Lai To (1 of 1 recorded ) 1920-Present
Gerda Lerner (10 texts) 1920-Pres.
Ray Bradbury (1 text) 1920-Pres.
Betty Friedan (14 texts) 1921-2006
Whitney Young Jr (1 of 1 recorded ) 1921-1971
Del Martin (1 text) 1921-Pres.
Steve Allen (1 text) 1921-2000
Nancy Reagan (1 text) 1921-Pres.
Kurt Vonnegut (3 texts) 1922-Pres.
Charles Mingus (1 text) 1922-Pres.
Kingsley Amis (3 texts) 1922-1995
Jack Kerouac (3 texts) 1922-1969
Howard Zinn (1 text) 1922-Pres.
Nadine Gordimer (14 texts) 1923-Pres.
Diane Arbus (1 of 1 recorded ) 1923-1971
Frances Lear (1 text) 1923-Pres.
Jean Collins Kerr (11 texts) 1923-2003
Denise Levertov (13 texts) 1923-1997
Maria Callas (5 texts) 1923-1977
Norman Mailer (2 of 5 recorded ) 1923-Pres.
James Baldwin (5 of 12 recorded ) 1924-1987
Jimmy Carter (1 text) 1924-Pres.
Truman Capote (7 of 8 recorded ) 1924-1984
William Sloane Coffin (1 text) 1924-Present
George Bush (1 text) 1924-Pres.
Robert Bolt (1 text) 1924-1995
Shirley Chisholm (18 texts) 1924-2005
Malcolm X (6 of 7 recorded ) 1925-1965
Flannery O'Connor (4 of 4 recorded ) 1925-1964
Barbara Bush (4 texts) 1925-Pres.
Robert F. Kennedy (7 texts) 1925-1968
Margaret Thatcher (2 texts) 1925-Present
Thich Nhat Hanh (1 text) 1926-Pres.
Joan Walsh Anglund (1 text) 1926-Pres.
John Fowles (1 text) 1926-2005
John Coltrane (1 text) 1926-1967
Harper Lee (7 texts) 1926-Pres.
James Merrill (1 text) 1926-1995
Elizabeth K?bler-Ross (1 text) 1926-2004
Allen Ginsberg (1 text) 1926-1997
Erma Bombeck (3 texts) 1927-1996
Nguyet Thuyen Tran (1 of 1 recorded ) 1927-Present
Cesar Chavez (9 texts) 1927-1993
Coretta Scott King (9 texts) 1927-2006
Kenneth Tynan (2 texts) 1927-1980
Elie Wiesel (1 of 2 recorded ) 1928-Pres.
Noam Chomsky (6 texts) 1928-Pres.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (2 of 8 recorded ) 1928-Pres.
Maurice Sendak (3 texts) 1928-Pres.
Maya Angelou (2 of 2 recorded ) 1928-Pres.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (2 texts) 1929-1994
Martin Luther King Jr. (14 of 36 recorded ) 1929-1968
Anne Frank (7 of 8 recorded ) 1929-1945
Ursula LeGuin (2 of 4 recorded ) 1929-Pres.
Harold Bloom (1 of 1 recorded ) 1930-Pres.
Dolores Huerta (1 text) 1930-Pres.
Sandra Day O'Connor (8 texts) 1930-Pres.
Warren Buffett (3 texts) 1930-Pres.
Lorraine Hansberry (1 text) 1930-1965
Derek Walcott (1 of 1 recorded ) 1930-Pres.
Alice Munro (1 text) 1931-Pres.
Tom Wolfe (1 text) 1931-Pres.
Toni Morrison (4 of 4 recorded ) 1931-Pres.
Boris Yeltsin (3 of 3 recorded ) 1931-Pres.
Fay Weldon (2 of 2 recorded ) 1931-Pres.
Desmond Tutu (8 texts) 1931-Pres.
John Updike (16 of 18 recorded ) 1932-Pres.
Sylvia Plath (4 texts) 1932-1963
Eddie Adams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1933-2004
Corazon Aquino (9 texts) 1933-Pres.
Oliver Sacks (1 text) 1933-Pres.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1 text) 1933-Pres.
Philip Roth (6 texts) 1933-Pres.
Clive Davis (1 text) 1934-Present
Jill Ker Conway (1 text) 1934-Pres.
Wendell Berry (1 text) 1934-Present
Joan Didion (4 texts) 1934-Pres.
Gloria Steinem (38 texts) 1934-Pres.
Audre Lorde (5 texts) 1934-1992
David Halberstam (1 text) 1934-Pres.
Carl Sagan (21 of 23 recorded ) 1934-1996
Edward Said (3 texts) 1935-2003
Annie Proulx (5 texts) 1935-Pres.
Dalai Lama (2 texts) 1935-Pres.
Pema Chodron (11 texts) 1936-Pres.
Andre Dubus (3 texts) 1936-1999
Frank Conroy (1 text) 1936-Present
Ed Ruscha (2 texts) 1937-Pres.
John Kennedy Toole (5 of 5 recorded ) 1937-1969
Renzo Piano (1 of 1 recorded ) 1937-Pres.
Jerry Brown (1 text) 1938-Pres.
A. Bartlett Giamatti (1 text) 1938-1989
Renata Adler (1 text) 1938-Pres.
Charles Simic (1 text) 1938-Pres.
Mary Catherine Bateson (10 texts) 1939-Pres.
Elizabeth Ashley (1 text) 1939-Pres.
Judy Chicago (1 text) 1939-Pres.
Paula Gunn Allen (1 of 3 recorded ) 1939-Pres.
Amos Oz (1 text) 1939-Pres.
Wangari Maathai (6 texts) 1940-Pres.
Alex Trebek (1 text) 1940-Pres.
John Lennon (2 texts) 1940-1980
Al Pacino (1 text) 1940-Pres.
Joan Baez (14 texts) 1941-Pres.
Jesse Jackson (11 texts) 1941-Present
Colin Higgins (1 of 1 recorded ) 1941-1988
Bob Dylan (9 of 8 recorded ) 1941-Pres.
Robin Morgan (9 texts) 1941-Pres.
Placido Domingo (1 text) 1941-Pres.
Garrison Keillor (1 text) 1942-Pres.
Paul McCartney (1 of 1 recorded ) 1942-Present
Isabel Allende (1 of 1 recorded ) 1942-Pres.
Martin Scorsese (1 text) 1942-Pres.
Erica Jong (2 texts) 1942-Pres.
Michael Crichton (1 text) 1942-Pres.
Billie Jean King (7 texts) 1943-Pres.
Ian Kershaw (1 text) 1943-Pres.
Nikki Giovanni (1 text) 1943-Pres.
Michael Ondaatje (4 of 5 recorded ) 1943-Pres.
Alice Walker (6 of 23 recorded ) 1944-Pres.
Molly Ivins (2 texts) 1944-2007
Constitution UNESCO (1 text) 1945-1945
Steve Martin (1 of 1 recorded ) 1945-Pres.
Tobias Wolff (1 of 1 recorded ) 1945-Pres.
George W. Bush (3 texts) 1946-Pres.
Oliver Stone (1 text) 1946-Pres.
Gregory Hines (1 text) 1946-2003
Bill Clinton (4 of 7 recorded ) 1946-Present
Steve Martini (1 text) 1946-Pres.
Laura Bush (2 texts) 1946-Pres.
Tim O'Brien (2 of 5 recorded ) 1946-Pres
Steven Spielberg (2 texts) 1947-Pres.
Marsha Norman (5 of 5 recorded ) 1947-Pres.
Camille Paglia (8 texts) 1947-Pres.
Dave Barry (36 of 94 recorded ) 1947-Pres.
Hillary Rodham Clinton (3 of 18 recorded ) 1947-Present
Linda Chavez (3 texts) 1947-Pres.
Diane Ackerman (3 of 4 recorded ) 1948-Pres.
James Nachtwey (1 text) 1948-Pres.
Gerry Adams (1 of 1 recorded ) 1948-Present
Martin Amis (4 texts) 1949-Pres.
Jane Smiley (1 text) 1949-Pres.
Billy Joel (1 of 1 recorded ) 1949-present
Victor Hernandez Cruz (1 text) 1949-Pres.
Wendy Wasserstein (6 texts) 1950-2006
John Hughes (1 text) 1950-Pres.
Jay Leno (1 text) 1950-Pres.
Wally Lamb (3 of 4 recorded ) 1950-Pres.
Julian Schnabel (1 text) 1951-Pres.
Deborah Tannen (5 texts) 1951-Pres.
Pedro Almodovar (1 of 1 recorded ) 1951-Pres.
Oliver Wen (1 of 1 recorded ) 1952-2001
Oliver Wen (1 of 1 recorded ) 1952-2001
Amy Tan (5 texts) 1952-Present
Walter Mosley (1 text) 1952-Pres.
Christopher Buckley (1 text) 1952-Pres.
Cherrie Moraga (2 texts) 1952-Pres.
Liam Neeson (1 of 1 recorded ) 1952-Pres.
Faye Kellerman (1 of 1 recorded ) 1952-Pres.
Rita Dove (2 texts) 1952-Pres.
Anna Quindlen (3 texts) 1953-Pres.
Oprah Winfrey (9 of 9 recorded ) 1954-Pres.
Andrea Barrett (1 text) 1954-Pres.
Condoleezza Rice (1 text) 1954-Pres.
Ang Lee (2 texts) 1954-Pres.
Marilyn Chin (3 texts) 1955-Pres.
Bill Gates (1 text) 1955-Pres.
Olga Korbut (7 texts) 1955-Pres.
Patricia Cornwell (1 of 3 recorded ) 1956-Pres.
Ha Jin (2 texts) 1956-Pres.
David Sedaris (2 of 4 recorded ) 1956-Pres.
Lyle Lovett (1 text) 1957-Pres.
Faye Tran (1 text) 1957-Pres.
Nick Hornby (2 texts) 1957-Present
Brad Bird (3 texts) 1957-Pres.
Yongxin Zhu (1 text) 1958-Pres.
Mitch Albom (1 text) 1958-Pres.
Hiroshi Senju (1 text) 1958-Pres.
Antwone Fisher (1 text) 1959-Present
Arundhati Roy (8 texts) 1959-Pres.
Randy Pausch Pausch (1 text) 1960-2008
Randy Pausch (10 texts) 1960-2008
Randy Pausch Pausch (1 text) 1960-2008
George Packer (1 text) 1960-Present
Jonathan Larson (3 texts) 1960-1996
Barack Obama (5 texts) 1961-Pres.
Mark Haddon (3 texts) 1962-Pres.
Alice Sebold (2 texts) 1963-Pres.
Melinda Gates (1 text) 1964-Pres.
J. K. Rowling (23 of 3 recorded ) 1965-
Dan Yu (1 text) 1965-Pres.
J. K. Rowling (23 of 24 recorded ) 1965-Pres.
Khaled Hosseini (6 texts) 1965-Pres.
Ben Stiller (1 of 1 recorded ) 1965-Pres.
Adrienne Shelly (1 text) 1966-2006
Iris Chang (1 text) 1968-2004
David Auburn (1 of 1 recorded ) 1969-present
Dave Eggers (7 texts) 1970-Present
Yahia Lababidi (1 text) 1973-Pres.
Artie Knapp (7 texts) 1973-Present
Leah Waters (3 of 2 recorded ) 1975-Present
Matthew Chu (1 text) 1987-2003
Abram Kaplan (2 texts) 1987-Present
Sasha Schtetlman (3 texts) 1987-Present
 Anonymous (1 of 1 recorded ) 1987-Present
Alejandro Gac-Artigas (1 text) 1988-Pres.
Matthew Stepanek (1 text) 1990-2004
Charlotte Shih (1 text) 1992-Present
Age 10 Girl (1 of 1 recorded ) 1993-Present
Stephen Suen (6 of 8 recorded ) 1993-Pres.
 Ariana (1 of 1 recorded )