Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lewis Carroll

“I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.” – Lewis Carroll, novelist, January 27th, 1832 – January 14th, 1898 Happy Birthday!! Advertisements

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Napoleon Hill

“Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.” – Napoleon Hill, writer, October 26th, 1883 – November 8th, 1970

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Francis Bacon

“Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.” – Francis Bacon, English philosopher, January 22nd, 1561 – April 9th, 1626 Happy Birthday!!

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William Congreve

“Music has charms to sooth a savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” – William Congreve, poet, January 24th, 1670 – January 19th, 1729

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Virginia Woolf

“It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.” – Virginia Woolf, author,  January 25th, 1882 – … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe

“If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” – Edgar Allan Poe, poet, January 19th, 1809 – October 7th, 1849 Happy Birthday!!

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Martin Luther King Jr Day

Here is an image from 1965 of President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr and other civil rights leaders look on.

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