“Be Americans. Let there be no sectionalism, no North, South, East or West. You are all dependent on one another and should be one in union. In one word, be a nation. Be Americans, and be true to yourselves.”~George Washington George Washington, 1st president of the United States, was born on this day in 1732.
“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”~Ansel Adams Ansel Adams, nature photographer and environmentalist, was born on this day in 1902.
"Courage is rarely reckless or foolish,… courage usually involves a highly realistic estimate of the odds that must be faced."~Margaret Truman Margaret Truman, author, journalist, singer, and actress, was born on this day in 1924.
"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."~Galileo Galileihttps://www.brainyquote.com/ Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer and physicist, was born on this day in 1564.
Watch out for music. It should come with a health warning. It can be dangerous. It can make you feel so alive, so connected to the people around you, and connected to what you really are inside. And it can make you think that the world should, and could, be a much better place. And … Continue reading Random Quote for February 13, 2020
"Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics."~Alex Haleyhttps://www.brainyquote.com/ Alex Haley, American author, died on this day in 1992.
“There are three types of words: words we all know, words we should know, and words nobody knows. Don't use the third category.”~John Grishamhttps://www.brainyquote.com/ John Grisham, American author and attorney, was born on this day in 1955.
“I feel that man can transcend himself to a point where he can accomplish greater things than he thinks. I see people depressed and I see people who devalue themselves and I feel that's a terrible, terrible waste. But I love the people who try. But try fairly, try honestly.”~Jack Kirby Jack Kirby, American comic … Continue reading Random Quote for February 6, 2020
"The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy."~Woodrow Wilsonhttps://www.brainyquote.com/ Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States, died on this day in 1924.
"Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated."~Mary Shelleyhttps://www.brainyquote.com/ English novelist and editor Mary Shelley died on this day in 1851.