“Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.”~Elsa Maxwell American gossip columnist and author, songwriter, screenwriter, radio personality, and professional hostess, Elsa Maxwell was born on this day in 1883.
“Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.”~Margaret Fuller American journalist, editor, critic, translator, and women’s rights advocate Margaret Fuller was born on this day in 1810.
“The sooner you learn it’s on you to make life interesting, the better off you’ll be.”~Maria Semple American novelist and screenwriter Maria Semple was born on this day in 1964.
“It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business.”~Dolley Madison First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 1817, Dolley Madison was born on this day in 1768.
“Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.”~Liberace American pianist, singer, and actor Liberace was born on this day in 1919.
“Jealousy… is a mental cancer.”~B. C. Forbes Scottish-American financial journalist, author, and publisher B. C. Forbes was born on this day in 1880.
“I think many writers write because it's a convenient way to explain themselves to themselves. We take the chaos and the turmoil and the bullshit of our lives, and we make it into something that has a harmonious shape and sound.”~Armistead Maupin American writer Armistead Maupin was born on this day in 1944.
“People think they own time. They have watches and clocks and digital pulses. But they are wrong. Time owns them.~Caroline B. Cooney(2012). “The Time Travelers: Volume One” American author Caroline B. Cooney was born on this day in 1947.
“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”~James M. Barrie Scottish novelist and playwright James M. Barrie was born on this day in 1860.
“To do good things in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning to your life.”~Robert Browning English poet and playwright Robert Browning was born on this day in 1812.