“Workers of the World, Unite! You have nothing to lose but your chains!”

You can find many different lists of “books that changed the world” on the Internet. Those lists vary considerably. But there are some books that show up on almost all of them. One is The Manifesto of the Communist Party, more commonly known as The Communist Manifesto. The Manifesto was co-written by Karl Marx and … Read more

“Live fast, die young and have [or leave] a good-looking corpse!”

The saying “Live fast, die young and have a good-looking corpse!” is often associated with actor James Dean. Dean didn’t say it as a line in any of his own movies. Nor did he coin it. But he was a fan of the classic 1949, noir film that made it a famous movie quote, Knock … Read more