“It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else… begin to march us steadily backward.”~Patrick Stewart English actor, director, and producer Sir Patrick Stewart was born on this day in 1940.
“Be obscure clearly.”~E. B. White American writer E.B. White was born on this day in 1899.
“I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.”~Dean Koontz American author Dean Koontz was born on this day in 1945. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor.
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun “I had become increasingly concerned in recent years about the lack of civics education in our nation's schools. In recent years, the schools have stopped teaching it. And it's unfortunate.”~Sandra Day O'Connor On this day in 1981, President Ronald Reagan announced that American attorney, politician, and jurist Sandra Day O’Connor was … Continue reading Trivia: Sandra Day O’Connor
“All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.”~Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, was born on this day in 1935.
“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You … Continue reading Random Quote for July 4, 2020
“To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.”~Dave Barry American author and columnist Dave Barry was born on this day in 1947.
“Each of you, as an individual, must pick your own goals. Listen to others, but do not become a blind follower.”~Thurgood Marshall American lawyer, civil rights activist, and first African-American justice to the Supreme Court of the United States Thurgood Marshall was born on this day in 1908.
“An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.”~Elizabeth Barrett Browning English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning died on this day in 1861.
“Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.”~Helen Keller American author, political activist, and lecturer Helen Keller was born on this day in 1880.