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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 6

on January 6, 2013
Carl Sandburg, American poet

Carl Sandburg, American poet (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles Sumner – 1811 – Politician

“The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.”

Carl Sandburg – 1878 – Poet

“Time is the coin of life.  Only you can determine how it will be spent.”

Sam Rayburn – 1882 – Politician

“No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.”

Khalil Gibran – 1883 – Poet

“All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.”

Joey Adams – 1911 – Comedian

“People are still willing to do an honest day’s work.  Trouble is they want a week’s pay for it.”

Loretta Young – 1913 – Actress

“A charming woman … doesn’t follow the crowd.  She is herself.”

Danny Thomas – 1914 – Actor

“Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself.  It’s what you do for others.”

John Lilly – 1915 – Scientist

Loretta Young

Loretta Young (Photo credit: twm1340)

“Our only security is our ability to change.”

Fred L. Turner – 1933 – Businessman

“Work hard, use your common sense, and don’t be afraid to trust your instincts.”

Lou Holtz – 1937 – Coach

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”

Henry Kravis – 1944 – Businessman

“You only have one thing to sell in life, and that’s yourself.”

Nancy Lopez – 1957 – Golfer

“The simplier I keep things, the better I play.

Andrea Thompson – 1960 – Actress

“It’s only a house when it’s filled with people you love.”

Philippe Perrin – 1963 – Astronaut

“It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is.”

John Singleton – 1968 – Director

“The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors.”

Joey Lauren Adams – 1971 – Actress

“A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.”

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