Special Christmas 12.25.12 Thought of the Day

Assuming that most of you know whose “birthday” it is today (even if you don’t celebrate it) I thought I’d tell you about some other pretty cool folks who were born on December 25…


“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”
Sir Isaac Newton, 1642

Sir Isaac Newton, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (...

Sir Isaac Newton, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (died 1723). See source website for additional information. This set of images was gathered by User:Dcoetzee from the National Portrait Gallery, London website using a special tool. All images in this batch have been confirmed as author died before 1939 according to the official death date listed by the NPG. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


“I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man’s work for less than a man’s pay.”
Clara Barton, 1821

Clara Barton

Clara Barton (Photo credit: Marion Doss)


“I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me.”
Humphrey Bogart, 1899

This screenshot shows Sydney Greenstreet and H...

This screenshot shows Sydney Greenstreet and Humphrey Bogart in a discussion about whether Sam (Dooley Wilson) will come to work for Greenstreet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


“Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.”
–Rod Sterling, 1924

Impression of Rod Sterling

Impression of Rod Sterling (Photo credit: Felix_Nine)


“It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad.”
Jimmy Buffet, 1946

License to Chill

License to Chill (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value.”
Sissy Spacek, 1949

English: Sissy Spacek at a ceremony to receive...

English: Sissy Spacek at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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Freelance writer, graphic designer, musician, foodie and Jane Austen enthusiast in Northern Baltimore County, Maryland. As a writer I enjoy both fiction and non fiction (food, travel and local interest stories.) As an advocate for the ARTS, one of my biggest passions is helping young people find a voice in all the performing arts. To that end it has been my honor to give one-on-one lessons to elementary, middle and high school students in graphic design and music. And as JANE-O I currently serve as the regional coordinator for JASNA Maryland and am working on a Regency/Federal cooking project. View all posts by ritalovestowrite

One response to “Special Christmas 12.25.12 Thought of the Day

  • pianogirl88

    I was surprised that I have 13 FB friends who have birthdays today. My dear mother was born on Christmas Eve, the only girl with two brothers. She was quite disappointed to find out that there was another reason for the tree and all the goodies associated with Christmas. For a number of years, she thought her parents were just so excited that they finally had a girl!

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