Who wrote it? #2

A collection of quotations from literary works from all over the English speaking world. Can you guess who wrote them?
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Last updated: June 7, 2018
First submittedJune 7, 2018
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Author or poet
“The tiny Lilliputians surmise that Gulliver's watch may be his god, because it is that which, he admits, he seldom does anything without consulting.”
Jonathan Swift
"People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.”
Alan Moore
"Sweetheart/ when you break thru/ you’ll find/ a poet here/ not quite what one would choose."
Diane di Prima
"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Percy Bysshe Shelley
"Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough."
Charles Dickens
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”
Jane Austen
“Strange memories on this nervous night in Las Vegas. Five years later? Six? It seems like a lifetime, or at least a Main Era—the kind of peak that never comes again."
Hunter S. Thompson
“A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.”
Washington Irving
Author or poet
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
"“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” "
Charlotte Brontë
“I am an invisible man. 
No I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allen Poe [...] 
I am invisible, simply because people refuse to see me.”
Ralph Waldo Ellison
“The junk merchant doesn't sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to his product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise. He degrades and simplifies the client.”
William Burroughs
“He who marches out of step hears another drum.”
Ken Kesey
"Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven."
John Milton
“I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.”
Walt Whitman
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