John Robert Lewis - (February 21, 1940 - July 17, 2020) American civil rights leader and politician. He was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020.
Will Durant (1885 - 1981) was an American writer, philosopher and historian. He became best known for the work "The Story of Civilization", 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife, Ariel Durant.
Plato - (428 ~ 347 BC) Athenian philosopher during Ancient Greece's Classical period. He was the founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.
William Faulkner (1897 - 1962) American writer and Nobel Prize laureate. Faulkner 's literary works included novels, poetry, short stories, essays, screen plays, and a play. This quote is from his novel Absalom, Absalom! published in 1936
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) German-born poet, novelist, and painter. Much of his writings explores the individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946.