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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!

January 2

on January 2, 2013
Dr. Isaac Asimov, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Dr. Isaac Asimov, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, 1965 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Lyons Phelps – 1895 – Educator

“If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.”

Isaac Asimov – 1920 – Author and Biochemist (Isaac Yudovich Ozimov)

“I am not a speed reader.  I am a speed understander.”

Roger Miller – 1936 – Musician

“It’s one thing to have talent.  It’s another to figure out how to use it.”

Denny Hastert – 1942 – Politician

“You can’t jam change down the American people’s throat.”

Jack Hanna – 1947 – Zookeeper

“The world is the true classroom.  The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience, seeing something with our own eyes.”

Tia Carrere – 1967 – Actress (Athea Janaire)

“I slipped at a bus stop; I went one way and my hair went the other.  That was the end of my wig.”

Cuba Gooding, Jr. 1968 – Actor

“The hardest part was when I was in high school not having a job and always being broke.  I had to get auditions without a car.  I either took a bus or walked.”

Robby Gordon – 1969 – Race Car Driver

“If we can’t win, let’s take a fifth or 10th or 12th place finish or whatever it may be.  But let’s go to try and win every race.”

Jack Hanna By Phil Konstantin

Jack Hanna By Phil Konstantin (Photo credit: Officer Phil)

Christy Turlington – 1969 – Model

“Yoga gave me the ability to calm down.”

Taye Diggs – 1972 – Actor

“On the set I never know what day of the week it is.”

Kate Bosworth – 1983 – Actress

“You promote your films; it’s part of your job.  You do the magazine covers and stuff, and then I try to live a really normal life.  I definitely don’t try to make it into any more craziness than it is.”


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