Bear Grylls who is renowned for his reality show ‘Man vs. Wild’, is an adventurer, traveller and explorer. Adventure sports such mountaineering, sailing and sky diving interested him ever since he was a child. He got trained in these sports by his father who was associated with the ‘Royal Yacht Squadron’. He was keen to … Continue reading Life Quotes #23
Jim Henson was an American puppeteer best known for creating TV characters, including the Muppets, and for his work on the popular children's show Sesame Street.
Fantasy writer George R. R. Martin created 'A Song of Ice and Fire,' one of the most popular book series of today, which includes 1996's 'Game of Thrones.'
An adventurer and wily intellectual, Mark Twain wrote the classic American novels 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.'
Colonel Sanders is best known for creating a fried chicken recipe that would become the world's fast-food chicken chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Celebrated American author Herman Melville wrote 'Moby-Dick' and several other sea-adventure novels, before turning to poetry later in his literary career. Herman Melville was born in New York City in 1819. He worked as a crew member on several vessels beginning in 1839, his experiences spawning his successful early novels Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847). Subsequent books, including his … Continue reading Life Quotes #18
Stephen King is a 'New York Times'-bestselling novelist who made his name in the horror and fantasy genres with books like 'Carrie,' 'The Shining' and 'IT.' Much of his work has been adapted for film and TV.
Author Oscar Wilde was known for his acclaimed works including The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as his brilliant wit, flamboyant style and infamous imprisonment for homosexuality. Born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin, author, playwright and poet Oscar Wilde was a popular literary figure in late Victorian … Continue reading Life Quotes #16
American essayist, poet, and practical philosopher, Henry David Thoreau was a New England Transcendentalist and author of the book Walden. Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, Massachusetts. He began writing nature poetry in the 1840s, with poet Ralph Waldo Emerson as a mentor and friend. In 1845 he began his … Continue reading Life Quotes #15
Grammy-winner Tina Turner rose to fame in the 1960s by singing and performing with then-husband Ike Turner, later enjoying an international solo career with hits like "What's Love Got to Do With It," "Better Be Good to Me," "Private Dancer" and "Typical Male." Born in Tennessee in 1939, Tina Turner began performing with musician Ike … Continue reading Life Quotes #14