Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Harriet Tubman

“I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one
of two things I had a right to,
liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.”

—Harriet Tubman
Escaped slave who led many other slaves
to freedom, an abolitionist, Civil War soldier,
and women's rights advocate.
Photo Library of Congress

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Mary Poppins

“In every job that must be
done, there is an element of fun.
You’ll have the fun...and snap [fingers].
The job’s a game!”

—Mary Poppins
The magical English nanny in the
series of children's books
written by
originally illustrated by
Mary Shepard

PS. “I celebrate this [Golden Globe] award
with every person that’s ever been touched.
It’s now time to tell. And it’s okay.”
Mo'nique appeared here in the
last few weeks, but her recent
quote warranted mentioning

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Helen Fisher

"We are born to love."

—Helen Fisher
Anthropology professor &
human behavior researcher &
leading expert on the biology
of love and attraction

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wanda Sykes

“If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.”

—Wanda Sykes
Emmy-winning American writer,
stand-up comedienne and actress