“Many a truth is told in jest.”~Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet, and cleric Jonathan Swift was born on this day in 1667.
It’s been six weeks since wildfire claimed our home. Then, to add injury to insult, I was diagnosed with covid three weeks ago and am now on the road to recovery. To say that the Fall of 2020 has been less than kind is an understatement. I am trying to keep a positive attitude, and … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 6
“Are you going to let the obstacles in your life be stumbling blocks or stepping stones? Choose the positive. You are the master of your attitude.”~Bruce Lee Hong Kong American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor and philosopher Bruce Lee was born on this day in 1940.
“Time--our youth--it never really goes, does it? It is all held in our minds.”~Helen Hooven Santmyer American writer, educator, and librarian Helen Hooven Santmyer was born on this day in 1895.
“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”~Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills Dale Carnegie was born on this day in 1888.
“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”~Roald Dahl British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and wartime fighter pilot Roald Dahl died on this day in 1990.
“When I was growing up, books took me away from my life to a solitary place that didn't feel lonely. They celebrated the outcasts, people who sat on the margins of society contemplating their interiors. . . Books were my cure for a romanticized unhappiness, for the anxiety of impending adulthood. They were all mine, … Continue reading Random Quote for November 19, 2020
“You may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this, paradoxically, alters reality. Try it and see.”~Margaret Atwood Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, teacher, environmental activist, and inventor Margaret Atwood was born on this day in 1939.
“If you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?”~RuPaul American drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, and television personality RuPaul was born on this day in 1960.
“The sooner you learn that life is not fair, the better off you'll be, because you'll spend less time railing against life's unfairness and feeling aggrieved and entitled, and more time figuring out how to maximize your assets, and your talents and how to deal with things that you're not very good at.”~Condoleezza Rice American … Continue reading Random Quote for November 14, 2020