“If you've not been loved as a child, you don't know how to love a child.”~Jane Gardam English writer of children's and adult fiction Jane Gardam was born on this day in 1928.
“The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.”~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was born on this day in 1926.
“Love is a rock against the wind. Not soft like silk and lace.”~Etheridge Knight African-American poet Etheridge Knight was born on this day in 1931.
“There's something beautiful about finding one's innermost thoughts in another.”~Olive Schreiner South African author, novelist, suffragist, political activist anti-war campaigner, and intellectual Olive Schreiner was born on this day in 1855.
“Someday, when my children are old enough to understand the logic that motivates a mother, I'll tell them: I loved you enough to bug you about where you were going, with whom and what time you would get home. … I loved you enough to be silent and let you discover your friend was a … Continue reading Random Quote for February 21, 2022
“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”~Victor Hugo The true origins of Valentine’s Day are lost to history, but many tales surrounding the holiday exist. Some stories attribute the source to the Roman holiday of Lupercalia, others to a martyred … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Quote for 2022
“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
“There's two things everybody got to find out for themselves: they got to find out about love, and they got to find out about living. Now, love is like the sea. It's a moving thing. And it's different on every shore. And living… well… There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”~Zora Neale … Continue reading Random Quote for January 7, 2022
“And God said, ‘Love your enemy,’ and I obeyed Him and loved myself.”~Khalil Gibran Lebanese-American writer, poet, and visual artist Khalil Gibran was born on this day in 1883. Follow me on Facebook @jjshaunauthor.
“We are reminded that, in the fleeting time we have on this Earth, what matters is not wealth, or status, or power, or fame, but rather how well we have loved and what small part we have played in making the lives of other people better.”~Barack Obama Forty-fourth president of the United States Barack Obama … Continue reading Random Quote for August 4, 2021