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Russian-born American writer Vladimir Nabokov sitting in the hall of the Palace Hotel.

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“Let us worship the spine and its tingle.” ~ VLADIMIR NABOKOV

Vladimir Nabokov~ One of my fav authors~ but I didn NOT like his book Lolita~

Eleanor Roosevelt's Advice for Success.   Click on the picture to read the timeless wisdom she shared on this topic more than a half century ago.  #success #conqueringfear #inspiration

Homeschool Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt for Kids. Eleanor Roosevelt for kids.because too often schools cut history's most influential people from the curriculum (especially female role models!

Jacques Cousteau

"For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it." — Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Portrait by Yousuf Karsh

"Were it not for coffee one could not write, which is to say one could not live." Honore de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) - Russian-American novelist. Photo by Marc Riboud, 1959

"There is nothing in the world that I loathe more than group activity, that communal bath where the hairy and slippery mix in a multiplication of mediocrity. Photo by Marc Riboud, 1959