The highest tribute to the dead is not grief, but gratitude.

Thornton Wilder

About Thornton Wilder

Portrait of Thornton Wilder

Thornton Niven Wilder (April 17, 1897 – December 7, 1975) was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and for the plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and a U.S. National Book Award for the...

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