“Winning is fun… Sure. But winning is not the point. Wanting to win is the point. Not giving up is the point. Never letting up is the point. Never being satisfied with what you've done is the point.”~Pat Summitt American women's college basketball head coach Pat Summitt was born on this day in 1952.
“We dream our dreams, and sometimes they take us to places we never anticipate. But they are our dreams, and we go where they lead.”~Tess Gerritsen American novelist and retired general physician Tess Gerritsen was born on this day in 1953.
“I waited a long time out in the world before I gave myself permission to fail. Please don't even bother asking. Don't bother telling the world you are ready. Show it. Do it.”~Peter Dinklage American actor and producer Peter Dinklage was born on this day in 1969.
“There is no real beauty without some slight imperfection.”~James Salter American novelist and short-story writer James Salter was born on this day in 1925.
“When you get older, you realize it's a lot less about your place in the world but your place in you. It's not how everyone views you, but how you view yourself.”~Natalie Portman Israeli-born American actress, director and producer Natalie Portman was born on this day in 1981.
“I am still fighting to make the world a better place and you can, too.~Gabrielle Giffords American politician and gun control advocate Gabby Giffords was born on this day in 1970.
“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.”~Prince American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and director Prince was born on this day in 1958.
“Being a hero doesn’t mean you’re invincible. It just means that you’re brave enough to stand up and do what’s needed.”~Rick Riordan American author Rick Riordan was born on this day in 1964.
“Make bold choices and make mistakes. It's all those things that add up to the person you become.”~Angelina Jolie American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie was born on this day in 1975.
“To realize our dreams we must decide to wake up.”~Josephine Baker American-born French entertainer, French Resistance agent, and civil rights activist Josephine Baker was born on this day in 1906.