“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”~L. Frank Baum American author L. Frank Baum was born on this day in 1856.
“Heroes come in all sizes, and you don't have to be a giant hero. You can be a very small hero. It's just as important to understand that accepting self-responsibility for the things you do, having good manners, caring about other people—these are heroic acts. Everybody has the choice of being a hero or not … Continue reading Random Quote for May 14, 2021
“Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.”~Daphne du Maurier English author and playwright Daphne du Maurier was born n this day in 1907.
“There's a humorous side to every situation. The challenge is to find it.”~George Carlin American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, and author George Carlin was born on this day in 1937.
“Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.”~Irving Berlin American composer and lyricist Irving Berlin was born on this day in 1888.
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”~Wayne Dyer American self-help and spiritual author, and motivational speaker Wayne Dyer was born on this day in 1940.
“The past always seems better when you look back on it than it did at the time. And the present never looks as good as it will in the future.”~Peter Benchley American author, screenwriter, and ocean activist Peter Benchley was born n this day in 1940.
“There was a house we all had in common and it was called the past, even though we'd lived in different rooms.”~Angela Carter English novelist, short story writer, poet, and journalist Angela Carter was born on this day in 1940.
“Don’t give them what you think they want. Give them what they never thought was possible."~Orson Welles American director, actor, screenwriter, and producer Orson Welles was born on this day in 1915.
“Energy rightly applied can accomplish anything.”~Nellie Bly American journalist, industrialist, inventor, and charity worker Nellie Bly was born on this day in 1864.