BIRTHDAYS & QUOTATIONS

Happy Birthday To . . . Elihu & Matt

Happy Birthday To . . . Elihu & Matt

February 15, 1845 Elihu Root "The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream." February 15, 1954 Matt Groening "If you don't want your kids to be like Bart Simpson, don't act like Homer Simpson."

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Happy Birthday To . .  Pico & Sheryl

Happy Birthday To . . Pico & Sheryl

February 11, 1957 Pico Iyer "It's no coincidence that the word 'holiday' suggests a holy day, or that the longest book in the Torah concerns the Sabbath. If you wish to advance in any sphere, the best way is to take a retreat." February 11, 1962 Sheryl Crowe "No...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Laura & Eubie

Happy Birthday To . . . Laura & Eubie

February 7, 1867 Laura Ingalls Wilder "Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens." February 7, 1887 Eubie Blake "Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Judith & Tommy

Happy Birthday To . . . Judith & Tommy

February 2, 1932 Judith Viorst "Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands—and then eat just one of the pieces." February 2, 1937 Tom Smothers "Freedom of expression and freedom of speech aren't really important unless...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Frederico & Clarissa

Happy Birthday To . . . Frederico & Clarissa

January 27, 1934 Federico Mayor Zaragoza "We must construct a new set of values and attitudes to replace the culture of war which, for centuries, has been influencing the course of civilization. Winning peace means the triumph of our pledge to establish, on a...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Angela

Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Angela

January 27, 1934 Federico Mayor Zaragoza "We must construct a new set of values and attitudes to replace the culture of war which, for centuries, has been influencing the course of civilization. Winning peace means the triumph of our pledge to establish, on a...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Catherine & David

Happy Birthday To . . . Catherine & David

January 23, 1915 Potter Stewart "Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do." January 23, 1930 Derek Walcott "Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Emily & Carl

Happy Birthday To . . . Emily & Carl

January 17, 1829 Catherine Booth "If we are to better the future we must disturb the present." January 17, 1863 David Lloyd George "Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Douglas & JRR

Happy Birthday To . . . Douglas & JRR

January 8, 1867 Emily Greene Balch "Nothing can be woven out of threads that all run the same way." January 8, 1902 Carl Rogers "In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Simon & Junot

Happy Birthday To . . Simon & Junot

January 3, 1803 Douglas William Jerrold "A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that 'ancient institution' the old one." January 3, 1892 JRR Tolkien "It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Carlos & Jean

Happy Birthday To . . . Carlos & Jean

December 31, 1908 Simon Wiesenthal "For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing." December 31, 1968 Junot Díaz "You can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in."

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Happy Birthday To . .  Rebecca & Samuel

Happy Birthday To . . Rebecca & Samuel

December 25, 1931 Carlos Castenada "We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." December 26, 1894 Jean Toomer "We learn the rope of life by untying its knots."

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Happy Birthday to . .  Margaret & Arthur

Happy Birthday to . . Margaret & Arthur

January 8, 1867 Emily Greene Balch "Nothing can be woven out of threads that all run the same way." January 8, 1902 Carl Rogers "In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Heinrich & Ella

Happy Birthday To . . Heinrich & Ella

December 16, 1901 Margaret Mead "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." December 16, 1917 Arthur C. Clarke "It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Sojourner & Nicholas

Happy Birthday To . . . Sojourner & Nicholas

December 8, 1939 Mary Catherine Bateson "Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving." December 8, 1960 Bill McKibben "Community is as endangered by surplus as it is by deficit. If there is too much money floating around it enables people to have no need of each...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Jonathan & Sam

Happy Birthday To . . . Jonathan & Sam

January 27, 1934 Federico Mayor Zaragoza "We must construct a new set of values and attitudes to replace the culture of war which, for centuries, has been influencing the course of civilization. Winning peace means the triumph of our pledge to establish, on a...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Charles & Adolpho

Happy Birthday To . . . Charles & Adolpho

February 2, 1932 Judith Viorst "Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands—and then eat just one of the pieces." February 2, 1937 Tom Smothers "Freedom of expression and freedom of speech aren't really important unless...

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Happy Birthday To . . . George & Andre

Happy Birthday To . . . George & Andre

February 11, 1957 Pico Iyer "It's no coincidence that the word 'holiday' suggests a holy day, or that the longest book in the Torah concerns the Sabbath. If you wish to advance in any sphere, the best way is to take a retreat." February 11, 1962 Sheryl Crowe "No...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Kurt & Kim

Happy Birthday To . . Kurt & Kim

November 28, 1944 Rita Mae Brown "The only queer people are those who don't love anybody." November 28, 1962 Jon Stewart "If you don't stick to your values when they're being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Richard & Dorothy

Happy Birthday To . . . Richard & Dorothy

November 11, 1922 Kurt Vonnegut "There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Mafia." November 11, 1968 Kim...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Albert & Billy

Happy Birthday To . . Albert & Billy

November 8, 1748 Richard Cecil "Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false." November 8, 1897 Dorothy Day “We have all known the...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Stephen & Shirley

Happy Birthday To . . . Stephen & Shirley

November 11, 1922 Kurt Vonnegut "There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Mafia." November 11, 1968 Kim...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Emily & John

Happy Birthday To . . . Emily & John

November 8, 1748 Richard Cecil "Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false." November 8, 1897 Dorothy Day “We have all known the...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Paula & Suheir

Happy Birthday To . . . Paula & Suheir

October 27, 1872 Emily Post "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use." October 27, 1939 John Cleese "The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way,...

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Happy Birthday To . . . AJ & Ntozake

Happy Birthday To . . . AJ & Ntozake

October 24, 1939 Paula Gunn Allen “I have noticed that as soon as you have soldiers the story is called history. Before their arrival it is called myth, folktale, legend, fairy tale, oral poetry, ethnography. After the soldiers arrive, it is called history.” October...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Billy & Hannah

Happy Birthday To . . . Billy & Hannah

October 27, 1872 Emily Post "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use." October 27, 1939 John Cleese "The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way,...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Eleanor & Thich Nhat Hanh

Happy Birthday To . . Eleanor & Thich Nhat Hanh

October 24, 1939 Paula Gunn Allen “I have noticed that as soon as you have soldiers the story is called history. Before their arrival it is called myth, folktale, legend, fairy tale, oral poetry, ethnography. After the soldiers arrive, it is called history.” October...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Jesse & Hanan

Happy Birthday To . . . Jesse & Hanan

October 11, 1884 Eleanor Roosevelt "When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?" October 11, 1926 Thich Nhat Hanh "To meditate means to go home to yourself. Then you know how to take care of the things that...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Philip & Neil

Happy Birthday To . . . Philip & Neil

October 8, 1941 Jesse Jackson "Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change." October 8, 1946 Hanan Ashrawi "We cannot rely upon the silenced to tell us they are suffering."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Annie & Mohandas

Happy Birthday To . . . Annie & Mohandas

October 11, 1884 Eleanor Roosevelt "When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?" October 11, 1926 Thich Nhat Hanh "To meditate means to go home to yourself. Then you know how to take care of the things that...

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Feliz cumpleaños a . . . Miguel y Miguel

Feliz cumpleaños a . . . Miguel y Miguel

October 8, 1941 Jesse Jackson "Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change." October 8, 1946 Hanan Ashrawi "We cannot rely upon the silenced to tell us they are suffering."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Bill & Miroslav

Happy Birthday To . . . Bill & Miroslav

September 29, 1547 Miguel de Cervantes "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." September 29, 1864 Miguel de Unamuno "My aim is to agitate and disturb people. I'm not selling bread; I'm selling yeast."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Upton & Shiram

Happy Birthday To . . . Upton & Shiram

September 25, 1897 William Faulkner "Man . . . is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance." September 25, 1956 Miroslav Volf "Prejudice is a form...

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Happy Birthday to . . . Julián & Joaquin

Happy Birthday to . . . Julián & Joaquin

September 29, 1547 Miguel de Cervantes "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." September 29, 1864 Miguel de Unamuno "My aim is to agitate and disturb people. I'm not selling bread; I'm selling yeast."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Jesse & Stanislaw

Happy Birthday To . . . Jesse & Stanislaw

September 25, 1897 William Faulkner "Man . . . is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance." September 25, 1956 Miroslav Volf "Prejudice is a form...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Josué & John

Happy Birthday To . . . Josué & John

September 8, 1900 Claude Pepper "If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world." September 9, 1828 Leo Tolstoy "All violence consists in some people...

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