“All understanding begins with our not accepting the world as it appears.”~Susan Sontag American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist Susan Sontag was born on this day in 1933.
“If you're looking for inner peace from the outside world, you're not going to get that. The inner peace starts with looking at you from the inside.”~Mary J. Blige American singer-songwriter, actress, and philanthropist Mary J. Blige was born on this day in 1971.
“Be fearless. Have the courage to take risks. Go where there are no guarantees. Get out of your comfort zone even if it means being uncomfortable. The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades, bumps, and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested.”~Katie Couric American television and … Continue reading Random Quote for January 7, 2021
“No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.”~Alan Watts British writer and speaker Alan Watts was born on this day in 1915.
“Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation.”~Isaac Newton English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author Isaac Newton was born on this day in 1642.
“It's funny that we think of libraries as quiet demure places where we are shushed by dusty, bun-balancing, bespectacled women. The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community. Librarians have stood up to the Patriot Act, sat down with noisy toddlers and reached out to illiterate adults. Libraries can never … Continue reading Random Quote for December 29, 2020
“Follow what you are genuinely passionate about and let that guide you to your destination.”~Diane Sawyer American television broadcast journalist Diane Sawyer was born on this day in 1945.
“The law, like art, is always vainly racing to catch up with experience.”~Rebecca West (2011. “The Meaning of Treason”, p.93, Open Road Media) British author, journalist, literary critic, and travel writer Rebecca West was born on this day in 1892.
“The moment anyone tries to demean or degrade you in any way, you have to know how great you are. Nobody would bother to beat you down if you were not a threat.”~Cicely Tyson American actress and former fashion model Cicely Tyson was born on this day in 1924.
“The subtlest lie of all is the full truth.”~Michael Moorcock English writer and musician Michael Moorcock was born on this day in 1939.