Jonah Jacob Goldberg is an American conservative syndicated columnist, author, and commentator. Goldberg writes about politics and culture for The Los Angeles Times, where he is a weekly opinion columnist, and National Review, where he is a Senior Editor. He is the author of Liberal Fascism and The Tyranny of Cliches: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas . His newest book, "Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy" will be released in April.
Sir Terence David John Pratchett OBE , better known as Terry Pratchett, was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983, after which he wrote two books a year on average. His 2011 Discworld novel Snuff was at the time of its release the third-fastest-selling hardback adult-readership novel since records began in the UK, selling 55,000 copies in the first three days. His final Discworld novel, The Shepherd's Crown, was published in August 2015, five months after his death.
Thomas Spencer Monson was an American religious leader, author, and the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . As president, he was considered by adherents of the religion to be a "prophet, seer, and revelator." Monson's early career was as a manager at the Deseret News, a Utah newspaper owned by the LDS Church. He spent most of his life engaged in various church leadership positions and public service.
No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.Bernard Barton
A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.Buddha
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.George Eliot
I've accepted that we've all got crap to deal with and problems that we're fighting not to be defined by. At the end of the day, we all want the same stuff: fulfillment, love, support, comfort, and a hot-air balloon with laser guns attached to it. The most important thing is that we appreciate the crazy ride we're on.Zach Anner