BIRTHDAYS & QUOTATIONS

Happy Birthday To . . . Emma & Bob

Happy Birthday To . . . Emma & Bob

June 27, 1869 Emma Goldman "Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another." June 27, 1927 Bob Keeshan "It requires more strength to be gentle, so it's the everyday encounters of life that I think we've prepared children for and prepared them to...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Pearl & Virginia

Happy Birthday To . . . Pearl & Virginia

June 26, 1892 Pearl S. Buck "The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation." June 26, 1916 Virginia Satir "We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Crystal & George

Happy Birthday To . . . Crystal & George

June 25, 1881 Crystal Eastman "Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right." June 25, 1903 George Orwell "The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Henry & Norman

Happy Birthday To . . . Henry & Norman

June 24, 1814 Henry Ward Beecher "Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation." June 24, 1915 Norman Cousins "The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Jean & Alan

Happy Birthday To . . . Jean & Alan

June 23, 1910 Jean Anouilh "God is on everyone's side... and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies." June 23, 1912 Alan Turing "Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Julian & Erich

Happy Birthday To . . . Julian & Erich

June 22, 1887 Julian Huxley "To speculate without facts is to attempt to enter a house of which one has not the key, by wandering aimlessly round and round, searching the walls and now and then peeping through the windows. Facts are the key." June 22, 1896 Erich Maria...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Octavia & Elizabeth

Happy Birthday To . . . Octavia & Elizabeth

June 22, 1947 Octavia E. Butler "Simple peck-order bullying is only the beginning of the kind of hierarchical behavior that can lead to racism, sexism, ethnocentrism, classism, and all the other 'isms' that cause so much suffering in the world." June 22, 1949...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Reinhold & Jean-Paul

Happy Birthday To . . . Reinhold & Jean-Paul

June 21, 1892 Reinhold Niebuhr "Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith. Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope....

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Happy Birthday To . . . Lillian & Orlando

Happy Birthday To . . . Lillian & Orlando

June 20, 1905 Lillian Hellman "I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion." June 20, 1917 Orlando Aloysius Battista "An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

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Happy Birthday to . . . Phylicia & Rahul

Happy Birthday to . . . Phylicia & Rahul

June 19, 1948 Phylicia Rashad "Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a...

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Happy Birthday To . . .Paul & Blaise

Happy Birthday To . . .Paul & Blaise

June 18, 1942 Paul McCartney "In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." June 19, 1623 Blaise Pascal "Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Auberon & Jurgen

Happy Birthday To . . . Auberon & Jurgen

June 18, 1838 Auberon Herbert "If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force." June 18, 1929 Jurgen Habermas "Each murder is one too...

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Happy Birthday To . . . John & Jello

Happy Birthday To . . . John & Jello

June 17, 1703 John Wesley "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." June 17, 1958 Jello Biafra "For every prohibition you...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Geronimo & John

Happy Birthday To . . . Geronimo & John

June 16, 1829 Geronimo "I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say." June 16, 1931 John...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Mo & Ice

Happy Birthday To . . Mo & Ice

June 15, 1922 Mo Udall "Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them." June 15, 1969 Ice Cube "It's funny how people who ain't never been down there can think that America is so fair and that we should be...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Harriet & Che

Happy Birthday To . . Harriet & Che

June 14, 1811 Harriet Beecher Stowe "Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good." June 14, 1928 Che Guevara "The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Augusto & Eleanor

Happy Birthday To . . . Augusto & Eleanor

June 13, 1917 Augusto Roa Bastos "The great principle of Justice: prevent crime rather than punish it. All that is needed to execute a guilty man is a firing squad or a hangman. To prevent there being guilty men requires great astuteness." June 13, 1937 Eleanor Holmes...

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Happy Birthday To. . . Harriet & Anne

Happy Birthday To. . . Harriet & Anne

June 12, 1802 Harriett Martineau "You better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow." June 12, 1929 Anne Frank "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Bertha and Kiran

Happy Birthday To . . . Bertha and Kiran

June 9, 1843 Bertha Von Suttner "How can justice be attained when, in the expiation of an old wrong, another wrong is to be committed? No reasonable creature would conceive of the idea of obliterating ink stains with ink, or spots of oil with oil. Only blood must be...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Eric and Gustavo

Happy Birthday To . . . Eric and Gustavo

June 8, 1917 Eric Hobsbawm "Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved." June 8, 1928 Gustavo Gutiérrez "So you say you love the poor? Name them."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Samuel & J.B.

Happy Birthday To . . . Samuel & J.B.

June 7, 1857 Samuel McChord Crothers "Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways." June 7, 1893 J.B. Morton "Justice...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Frederico & Bill

Happy Birthday To . . . Frederico & Bill

June 5, 1898 Federico García Lorca "I will always be on the side of those who have nothing and who are not even allowed to enjoy the nothing they have in peace.” June 5, 1934 Bill Moyers "What's right and good doesn't come naturally. You have to stand up and fight for...

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Happy Birthday to . . . Robert & Jim

Happy Birthday to . . . Robert & Jim

June 4, 1937 Robert Fulghum "It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber." June 4, 1948 Jim Wallis "We are prophetic interrogators. Why are so many people hungry? Why are so many...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Richard & Scilla

Happy Birthday To . . . Richard & Scilla

June 3, 1804 Richard Cobden "For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap." June 3, 1943 Scilla Elworthy "Wherever there is injustice, there is anger, and anger is like gasoline - if you spray it around and somebody lights a matchstick, you have an inferno....

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Happy Birthday To . . .Thomas & Cornel

Happy Birthday To . . .Thomas & Cornel

June 2, 1840 Thomas Hardy "A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible." June 2, 1953 Cornel West "You've got to be a thermostat rather than a thermometer. A thermostat shapes the climate of opinion;...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Robert & William

Happy Birthday To . . . Robert & William

June 1, 1563 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury "Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are." June 1, 1924 William Sloane Coffin "The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love."

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Happy Birthday To . .  Walt & Norm

Happy Birthday To . . Walt & Norm

May 31, 1819 Walt Whitman "The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people."...

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Happy Birthday To . . . William & Barry

Happy Birthday To . . . William & Barry

May 28, 1759 William Pitt the Younger "Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; where law ends, tyranny begins." May 28, 1917 Barry Commoner "If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way."

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Happy Birthday To . .  Julia & Hubert

Happy Birthday To . . Julia & Hubert

May 27, 1819 Julia Ward Howe "Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build." May 27, 1911 Hubert Humphrey "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Ralph & Ted

Happy Birthday To . . . Ralph & Ted

May 25, 1803 Ralph Waldo Emerson "The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself." May 25, 1908 Theodore Roethke "Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley."...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Harry & Roger

Happy Birthday To . . Harry & Roger

May 24, 1878 Harry Emerson Fosdick "He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determines the end." May 24, 1928 Roger Caras "There are only three sins - causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish."

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Happy Birthday to . . . Tom & Margaret

Happy Birthday to . . . Tom & Margaret

May 23, 1799 Thomas Hood "Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther." May 23, 1810 Margaret Fuller "If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it."

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Happy Birthday To . .  Betty & Coleman

Happy Birthday To . . Betty & Coleman

May 22, 1943 Betty Williams "We believe in taking down the barriers, but we also believe in the most energetic reconciliation among peoples by getting them to know each other, talk each other's languages, understand each other's fears and beliefs, getting to know each...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Arthur & Harvey

Happy Birthday To . . Arthur & Harvey

May 22, 1859 Arthur Conan Doyle "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." May 22, 1930 Harvey Milk "The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason....

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Happy Birthday To . . . John & Margery

Happy Birthday To . . . John & Margery

May 20, 1806 John Stuart Mill "The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people." May 20, 1889 Margery Allingham "If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities one can at least be a...

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Happy Birthday To . .  . Shunryu & Pope John Paul II

Happy Birthday To . . . Shunryu & Pope John Paul II

May 18, 1904 Shunryu Suzuki "If your mind is empty, it is ready for anything. In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities; in the expert's mind there are few." May 18, 1920 Pope John Paul II "Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Anna & Tara

Happy Birthday To . . . Anna & Tara

May 17, 1794 Anna Jameson "In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil." May 17, 1953 Tara Brach "Feeling compassion for...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Frank & Bruce

Happy Birthday To . . . Frank & Bruce

May 15, 1856 L. Frank Baum "There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid." May 15, 1935 Utah (Bruce) Phillips "The Earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Jiddu & Armistead

Happy Birthday To . . . Jiddu & Armistead

May 12, 1895 Jiddu Krishnamurti "It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society." May 13, 1944 Armistead Maupin "The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives."

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