Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value. – Arthur Miller who was born on this day in 1915.
The message is risk, really risk. Be yourself. Create. – Mary Daly who was born on this day in 1928.
To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects. – Margaret Thatcher who was born on this day in 1925.
The duty of the words is to say just as much as the music has left unsaid and no more. – Ralph Vaughan Williams who was born on this day in 1872.
That’s the key, you know, confidence. I know for a fact that if you genuinely like your body, so can others. It doesn’t really matter if it’s short, tall, fat or thin, it just matters that you can find some things to like about it. Even if that means having a good laugh at the bits of it that wobble independently, occasionally, that’s all right. It might take you a while to believe me on this one, lots of people don’t because they seem to suffer from self-hatred that precludes them from imagining that a big woman could ever love herself because they don’t. But I do. I know what I’ve got is a bit strange and difficult to love but those are the very aspects that I love the most! It’s a bit like people. I’ve never been particularly attracted to the uniform of conventional beauty. I’m always a bit suspicious of people who feel compelled to conform. I personally like the adventure of difference. And what’s beauty, anyway? – Dawn French who celebrates her 60th birthday today.
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice. – Nora Roberts who celebrates her 67th birthday today.
For me, the difference between an ‘ordinary’ and an ‘extraordinary’ person is not the title that person might have, but what they do to make the world a better place for us all. – Jody Williams who celebrates her 67th birthday today.