“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”~Edith Wharton American novelist, short story writer, and designer, Edith Wharton was born on this day in 1862.
“The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention.~Roger Nash Baldwin One of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union, Roger Nash Baldwin was born on this day in 1884.
“Every time something bad happens to me, I don't ask the question, ‘Why did it happen to me?’ The question I ask is, ‘Why did it happen for me?’”~Elijah Cummings American politician and civil rights advocate Elijah Cummings was born on this day in 1951.
“It's your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don't take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.”~Betty White American actress, comedian, game show panelist, sitcom producer, television personality, and animal rights activist Betty White was born … Continue reading Random Quote for January 17, 2022
“I have no more to say except this: We must live with our own conscience.”~Ernest Gaines American author Ernest Gaines was born on this day in 1933.
“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”~Maureen Dowd American journalist, author, and New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd was born on this day in 1952.
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.”~Jack London American novelist, journalist, essayist, and social activist Jack London was born on this day in 1876.
“Forgiveness is not a single act, but a matter of constant practice.”~Diana Gabaldon American author Diana Gabaldon was born on this day in 1952.
“I believe that the universe is one being, all its parts are different expressions of the same energy… parts of one organic whole…. (This is physics, I believe, as well as religion.) The parts change and pass, or die, people and races and rocks and stars; none of them seems to me important in itself, … Continue reading Random Quote for January 10, 2022
“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”~Stephen Hawking English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author Stephen Hawking was born on this day in 1942. Follow me on Facebook @jjshaunauthor.