“Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know.”~Amy Poehler American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director Amy Poehler was born on this day in 1971.
The World Trade Center I was driving to work when the first plane struck. The radio, set to the local National Public Radio station, reported a scene from a disaster movie as American Airlines Flight 11 impacted the North Tower of the World Trade Center complex in New York City. Only this wasn’t a disaster … Continue reading Twenty Years Later
“If we really want to be full and generous in spirit, we have no choice but to trust at some level.”~Rita Dove American poet and essayist Rita Dove was born n this day in 1952.
“The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them.”~Gene Roddenberry American television screenwriter, producer, and creator of the Star Trek franchise Gene Roddenberry was born on this day in 1921.
“Every time an old person dies, it's like a library burning down.”~Alex Haley American historian, author, and U.S. Coast Guard journalist Alex Haley was born on this day in 1921.
“Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.”~Frida Kahlo Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was born on this day in 1907.
“If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once.”~Tupac Shakur American rapper, songwriter, and actor Tupac Shakur was born on this day in 1971.
“Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”~Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist Simone de Beauvoir was born on this day in 1908.
“You've got to follow that dream, wherever that dream may lead.”~Elvis Presley American singer, musician and actor Elvis Presley was born on this day in 1935.
“Be fearless. Have the courage to take risks. Go where there are no guarantees. Get out of your comfort zone even if it means being uncomfortable. The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades, bumps, and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested.”~Katie Couric American television and … Continue reading Random Quote for January 7, 2021