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Who Shares Your Day and What Did They Say? This is a collection of thought-provoking quotations for each day of the year by people who share YOUR birthday!

on January 1, 2013

Betsy Ross – 1752 – Seamstress (Elizabeth Griscom)

J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover (Photo credit: cliff1066™)

“Today the American knight holds the commercial supremacy of the world.”

Frank Knox – 1874 – Public Servant

“Someone has said that most of us don’t think, we just occasionally rearrange our prejudices.”

E. M. Forester – 1879 – Author (Edward Morgan Forester)

“Unless we remember we cannot understand.”

J. Edgar Hoover – 1895 – Public Servant

“No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.”

Barry Goldwater – 1909 – Senator

“It’s a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president . . . expect me.”

Barry Goldwater, U.S. Senator (AZ-R)

Barry Goldwater, U.S. Senator (AZ-R) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dana Andrews – 1909 – Actor

“All people are half actors.”

J. D. Salinger – 1919- Author  (Jerome David Salinger)
“I am a kind of paranoid in reverse.  I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.”

James Sinegal – 1936 – Businessman

“In the final analysis, you get what you pay for.”

Frank Langella – 1938 – Actor, Director, and Producer
“I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.”

Don Novello – 1943 – Writer and Actor

“I never thought I’d be a writer.  I never thought I’d be able to read a book, let alone write one.  So, if books like this inspire kids to write, or even read a whole book, I think it’s good.”

Jacky Ickx – 1945 – Celebrity
“The margin between success and drama is fractional.”

Susannah McCorkle – 1946 – Musician

“If you sing honestly and sincerely to kids, they will respond with all their hearts.”

Lynn Abbey – 1948 – Author

“Ideas aren’t magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down.”

Luis Guzman – 1957 – Celebrity

“TV is not a babysitter.”

Laura Ingraham – 1963 – Journalist

“There’s a rule of thumb in politics.  If you’re at a point where you’re complaining about the other guy being mean and uncivil, that’s probably a sign that you’re losing.”

Verne “Mini-Me” Troyer – 1969 – Actor and Stunt Man

“What I really enjoy the most is seeing what the crowd likes.  I enjoy making people laugh.”

Brody Armstrong – 1979 – Musician

“When you meet someone for the first time, that’s not the whole book.  That’s just the first page.”

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