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Boris Pasternak (b. February 10): “I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled…”

10 Feb

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“I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value. Life hasn’t revealed its beauty to them.”

~ Boris Pasternak, b. 10 February 1890

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Joan of Arc (b. January 6th): “One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it…”

6 Jan

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“One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.”

~ Joan of Arc, b. 6 January 1412

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Georgia O’Keeffe (b. November 15): “I’ve been terrified every moment of my life…”

15 Nov

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“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”

~ Georgia O’Keeffe, b. 15 November 1887

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Great Garbo (b. September 18): “Life would be so wonderful if only…”

18 Sep

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“Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it.”

~ Greta Garbo, b. 18 Sept 1905

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Shania Twain (b. August 28): “Life unravels the way it does…”

28 Aug

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“Life unravels the way it does, and it has an effect on you, but you have to take responsibility for dealing with it.”

~ Shania Twain, b. 28 August 1965

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Christopher Isherwood (b. August 26): “Life’s not so bad if you have a good physique…”

26 Aug

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“Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination.” 

~ Christopher Isherwood, b. 26 August 1904

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Alexander McCall Smith (b. August 24): “A life without stories would be no life at all.”

24 Aug

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“A life without stories would be no life at all. And stories bound us, did they not, one to another, the living to the dead, people to animals, people to the land?”

~ Alexander McCall Smith, b. 24 August 1948

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