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15 Powerful Quotes By Writers We Lost In 2014

"I have failed at many things, but I have never been afraid."

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2. Gabriel García Márquez (1927 – 2014)

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Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner. His works include Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of Solitude.

4. Harold Ramis (1944 – 2014)

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American actor, screenwriter, and director of films such as Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, and National Lampoon's Animal House.

5. Walter Dean Myers (1937 – 2014)

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American author of over 100 books for children and young adults, including Fallen Angels and Monster. Also a passionate literacy campaigner.


12. Jeremy Lloyd (1930 – 2014)

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British actor and writer who created classic sitcoms such as Are You Being Served? and 'Allo 'Allo! (and a handful of beloved catchphrases).