Asimov

Isaac Asimov (born on 2 January 1920 – Ω 1992) was a Russian-born American scientist who was a prolific writer of both fiction (science fiction) and non-fiction. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”… Read More Asimov

True Love

Two Lovers Two lovers by a moss-grown spring:They leaned soft cheeks together there,Mingled the dark and sunny hair,And heard the wooing thrushes sing.O budding time!O love’s blest prime! Two wedded from the portal stept:The bells made happy carolings,The air was soft as fanning wings,White petals on the pathway slept.O pure-eyed bride!O tender pride! Two faces… Read More True Love

Bram Stoker

Irish author Abraham Stoker was born on 8 November 1847.He wrote novels and short stories under the name Bram Stoker. The most famous of his works is the 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula. Here are three quotes from that novel: 🦇 “No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear… Read More Bram Stoker

Solitude

American poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox was born on 5 November 1850 Her best-known work was “Solitude”, famous for its opening lines:Laugh, and the world laughs with you;Weep, and you weep alone. These lines have often been ridiculed but even her detractors have to admit that ‘Solitude’ remains successful as a piece of poetry about loneliness.… Read More Solitude