March 5th – Dora Marsden

“…without my brain the paper could not have lived and shown the signs of flourishing which it undoubtedly has.” Suffragist, Egoist, and Philosopher Dora Marsden was born on March 5th, 1882, in the village of Marsden in England. Her father, Fred, was a waste wool dealer, and after his business failed in 1890, he left…

March 18th – John Updike

Try to develop steady work habits, maybe a more modest quota, but keep to it. Don’t be thin-skinned or easily discouraged because it’s an odds long proposition; all of the arts are… Many are called, few are chosen, but it might be you. John Updike – Writer’s Digest interview Author John Updike was born in…

March 22nd – Randolph Caldecott

“Art is long, life isn’t.”Randolph Caldecott Randolph Caldecott, the father of the picture book, was born on March 22nd, 1846, in Chester, England. An artist from a very young age, Caldecott’s first published drawing was a sketch of a local hotel fire, which was printed in the London Illustrated News when he was just 15. By his…

March 26th – Viktor Frankl

“… success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater.”

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