“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” ~Nora Roberts American author Nora Roberts was born on this day in 1950.
“Lawlessness is lawlessness. Anarchy is anarchy is anarchy. Neither race nor color nor frustration is an excuse for either lawlessness or anarchy.”~Thurgood Marshall American civil rights activist, lawyer, and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Thurgood Marshall was born on this day in 1908.
“I am a lesbian, and it was a later in life recognition of that fact.”~Meredith Baxter American actress and producer Meredith Baxter was born on this day in 1947.
“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”~Harriet Beecher Stowe American author and abolitionist, Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on this day in 1811.
“One of the most powerful things we have is to tell our story.”~Mara Brock Akil American screenwriter and television producer Mara Brock Akil was born on this day in 1970.
“The sooner you learn it’s on you to make life interesting, the better off you’ll be.”~Maria Semple American novelist and screenwriter Maria Semple was born on this day in 1964.
“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”~James M. Barrie Scottish novelist and playwright James M. Barrie was born on this day in 1860.
“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.
“I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done.”~Lucille Ball American actress, comedian, model, studio executive, and producer Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911.
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.”~Aldous Huxley English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley was born on this day in 1894.