Daily Quotes, Inspiration & History

June 13th – This Day in History – William Butler Yeats – Alexander the Great

June 13, 2010
By Vannini
June 13th – This Day in History – William Butler Yeats – Alexander the Great

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” William Butler Yeats, Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and dramatist - born today 1865
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June 12th – This Day in History Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births

June 12, 2010
By Vannini
June 12th – This Day in History Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births

The first U.S. mint was established in 1652 - in defiance of English colonial law - by John Hull, a silversmith in Massachusetts. The first coin issued was the Pine Tree Shilling. The initial issue consisted of simple round planchets with NE punched on the obverse and the denomination on the reverse. John Hull's...
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June 11th Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births – This Day in History

June 11, 2010
By Vannini
June 11th Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births – This Day in History

• Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. • Fatigue makes cowards of us all. • Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price. • If winning isn't everything, why...
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June 9th – This Day in History – Johnny Depp, Cole Porter and More

June 9, 2010
By Vannini
June 9th – This Day in History – Johnny Depp, Cole Porter and More

"He may have hair upon his chest but, sister, so has Lassie." "Most gentlemen don't like love, they just like to kick it around." "In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes. " Born today in 1891 - Cole (Albert) Porter
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June 8th–This Day in History-Frank Lloyd Wright, Kanye West,Thomas Paine

June 8, 2010
By Vannini
June 8th–This Day in History-Frank Lloyd Wright, Kanye West,Thomas Paine

• A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. • A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.
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This Week in History Podcast – June 7th – 13th

June 8, 2010
By Vannini

C-dawg and Marcus record their first podcast on famous births, deaths, interesting historical facts for the week
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June 7th – This Day in History – Henry Miller, Anna Kournikova, Dean Martin

June 7, 2010
By Vannini
June 7th – This Day in History – Henry Miller, Anna Kournikova, Dean Martin

"Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them." Paul Gauguin
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June 6th D-day – Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births

June 6, 2010
By Vannini
June 6th D-day – Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births

"I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil."
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June 5th – United Nations World Environment Day – This Day in History

June 5, 2010
By Vannini
June 5th – United Nations World Environment Day – This Day in History

"Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone." - John Maynard Keynes, born today 1883
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June 4th – This Day in History – Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births

June 4, 2010
By Vannini
June 4th – This Day in History – Notable Quotes, Events, Deaths & Births

Find out who was born today and said..."I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death."
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