That past is still within our living memory, a time when neighbour helped neighbour, sharing what little they had out of necessity, as well as decency. – Mary McAleese who celebrates her 66th birthday today.
Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman. – Pearl S. Buck who was born on this day in 1892.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. – Richard Bach who celebrates his 81st birthday today.
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.– Anne Morrow Lindbergh who was born on this day in 1906.
Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. – Jean-Paul Sartre who was born on this day in 1905.
I think goodness is about how person behaves to person, and also person to world, to nature. – Vikram Seth who celebrates his 65th birthday today.
But there’s one thing we must all be clear about: terrorism is not the pursuit of legitimate goals by some sort of illegitimate means. Whatever the murderers may be trying to achieve, creating a better world certainly isn’t one of their goals. Instead they are out to murder innocent people. – Salman Rushdie who celebrates his 70th birthday today.