(Quote source: Brainyquote.com)
There are some amusing quotes from former American president Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) – wasn’t he a character(!) – I selected this quite thought-provoking one:
I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through Congress.
British archaeologist, Mary Leakey, (1913-1996):
Theories come and go but fundamental data always remains the same.
Today’s final quote reminds me of how Stu describes his free-flow poetry method; from Canadian poet, (b.1918, d.2001) Louis Dudek :
In a poem, the words just happen; they just come. I let them. Otherwise I wouldn’t write. To interfere with what is happening is to distort the poem. Just a very small degree of intelligence and supervision is necessary.
Other birthdays today include Zsa Zsa Gabor (b.1917); Bob Marley (1945-1981); Axl Rose (b.1962) and Rick Astley (b.1966).
Find other births, deaths and facts about 6th February at wiki, such as:
On this day, in 1918 British women over the age of 30 became eligible to vote and in 1998 Washington National Airport was renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport.