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Eleanor Roosevelt: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 139 quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt and 72 facts about Eleanor Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt is niece of Theodore Roosevelt. Despite becoming pregnant and giving birth six... More > times, Eleanor Roosevelt disliked sex. In the 1930s, Eleanor had a very close relationship with Associated Press reporter Lorena Hickok and "fell madly in love with her". The Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage was complicated from the beginning by Franklin's controlling mother, Sara. It's your life-but only if you make it so. If you lose money you lose much, if you lose friends you lose more, if you lose faith you lose all. A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist. A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.< Less
Nikola Tesla: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 81 quotes from Nikola Tesla and 79 facts about Nikola Tesla. Tesla's eyes were gray-blue. Nikola Tesla invented the radio before Guglielmo Marconi, who would receive... More > the Nobel Prize for it. Tesla lived many years in New York City, and spent his last decade living there in the Hotel New Yorker. He lived in room 3327, a two-room suite on the 33rd floor. On January 7, 1943: Nikola Tesla died penniless and alone. After learning of Tesla's death, the FBI ordered the Alien Property Custodian to seize all of Tesla's belongings. It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. Archimedes was my ideal. I admired the works of artists, but to my mind, they were only shadows and semblances. The inventor, I thought, gives to the world creations which are palpable, which live and work. I have harnessed the cosmic rays and caused them to operate a motive device. The feeling is constantly growing on me that I had been the first to hear the greeting of one planet to another.< Less
Machiavelli: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 173 quotes from Niccolo Machiavelli and 41 facts about Niccolo Machiavelli. “History is written by the victors.” “It is better to be feared than... More > loved, if you cannot be both.” “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” “Men must either be caressed or else destroyed.” “War is not so to be avoided, but is only deferred to your disadvantage.” “A man who wishes to profess at all times will come to ruin among so many who are not good.” Niccolo Machiavelli was a founder of modern political science. "The Prince" is based on his diplomatic experience and his reading of ancient history. In 1502 Niccolo Machiavelli got married and had 4 sons and 2 daughters. Niccolo Machiavelli was a good father and an affectionate but unfaithful husband. As the author of the comedy Mandragola, Niccolo Machiavelli has been acclaimed the equal of Moliere. Joseph Stalin read The Prince and annotated his own copy.< Less
Van Gogh: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 120 quotes from Vincent van Gogh and 51 facts about Vincent van Gogh. A good picture is equivalent to a good deed. Admire as much as you can. Most people do not admire... More > enough. And then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? Art is to console those who are broken by life. A girl named Margot Begemann who was his neighbor, fell in love with him but Van Gogh rejected her causing her to try to commit suicide. From 1869 to 1876, Van Gogh worked for his Uncle Cent, an art dealer. He spent time in both London and Paris before being let go. Van Gogh started to paint with oil paints in 1883. Vincent briefly worked as a supply teacher in Ramsgate, England. Vincent created a total of 2000 pieces of art which included 900 paintings and 1100 sketches and pencil drawings. Van Gogh sold just one painting, The Red Vineyard, during his lifetime.< Less