“But really, there are no coincidences. Coincidences are just other people’s choices, plans you don’t know about.” ~Elise Broach American writer Elise Broach was born on this day in 1963.
“Man is not himself only…He is all that he sees; all that flows to him from a thousand sources…He is the land, the lift of its mountain lines, the reach of its valleys.” ~Mary Hunter Austin American writer Mary Hunter Austin was born on this day in 1868.
“I would rather be a rebel than a slave.”~Emmeline Pankhurst English political activist Emmeline Pankhurst was born on this day in 1858.
“A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection.”~Crystal Eastman American lawyer, antimilitarist, feminist, socialist, and journalist, Crystal Eastman was born on this day in 1881.
“Reform is born of need, not pity.”~Rebecca Harding Davis American author and journalist Rebecca Harding Davis was born on this day in 1831.
“Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?”~Lillian Hellman American playwright, prose writer, memoirist, and screenwriter, Lillian Hellman was born on this day in 1905.
“Actions lie louder than words.”~Carolyn Wells American writer and poet Carolyn Wells was born on this day in 1862.
“The essence of a free life is being able to choose the style of living you prefer free from exclusion and without the compulsion of conformity or law.”~Eleanor Holmes Norton American lawyer and politician Eleanor Holmes Norton was born on this day in 1937.
“I'm lucky to have Penny around, she keeps the ship afloat.”~Diana Taurasi American professional basketball player Diana Taurasi was born on this day in 1982.
“When I die I have visions of fags singing ‘Over the Rainbow’ and the flag at Fire Island being flown at half mast.”~Judy Garland American actress, singer, dancer, vaudevillian, television and radio presenter, and gay icon, Judy Garland was born on this day in 1922.