NHL Hall of Famer Dickie Moore is celebrating his 83rd birthday today.
1994 Parkhurst Tall Boys #116
Dickie Moore (left) with Jacques Plante and Floyd Curry
Dickie Moore was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1974.
Poet, Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois on this date in 1878.
Lebanese poet artist and writer, Kahlil Gibran was born on this date in 1883. He's best know for his book, The Prophet.
On TalkingKahlil Gibran
You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts;
And when you can no longer dwell in the solitude of your heart you live in your lips, and sound is a diversion and a pastime.
And in much of your talking, thinking is half murdered.
For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.
There are those among you who seek the talkative through fear of being alone.
The silence of aloneness reveals to their eyes their naked selves and they would escape.
And there are those who talk, and without knowledge or forethought reveal a truth which they themselves do not understand.
And there are those who have the truth within them, but they tell it not in words.
In the bosom of such as these the spirit dwells in rhythmic silence.
When you meet your friend on the roadside or in the market place, let the spirit in you move your lips and direct your tongue.
Let the voice within your voice speak to the ear of his ear;
For his soul will keep the truth of your heart as the taste of the wine is remembered
When the colour is forgotten and the vessel is no more.