“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”~Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills Dale Carnegie was born on this day in 1888.
“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”~Roald Dahl British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and wartime fighter pilot Roald Dahl died on this day in 1990.
“So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men.”~Voltaire French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher Voltaire was … Continue reading Random Quote for November 21, 2020
“There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.”~Robert Kennedy American politician and lawyer Robert F. Kennedy was born on this day in 1925.
“When I was growing up, books took me away from my life to a solitary place that didn't feel lonely. They celebrated the outcasts, people who sat on the margins of society contemplating their interiors. . . Books were my cure for a romanticized unhappiness, for the anxiety of impending adulthood. They were all mine, … Continue reading Random Quote for November 19, 2020
“You may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this, paradoxically, alters reality. Try it and see.”~Margaret Atwood Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, teacher, environmental activist, and inventor Margaret Atwood was born on this day in 1939.
“If you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?”~RuPaul American drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, and television personality RuPaul was born on this day in 1960.
“To me, I always listen to what my instincts tell me. The biggest mistakes I've ever made is when I've ignored what I know to be true in my heart.”~Glenda Bailey Former editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar magazine Glenda Bailey was born on this day in 1958.
“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”~Louis D. Brandeis American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States Louis D. Brandeis was born on this day in 1856.
“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.”~Douglas MacArthur At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I ended when the Armistice of Compiègne was signed at Le Francport in … Continue reading Random Quote for November 11, 2020