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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 8

Elvis Presley, 1973 Aloha From Hawaii televisi...

Elvis Presley, 1973 Aloha From Hawaii television broadcast (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Baltasar Gracian – 1601 – Philosopher

“Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.”

Robert Schumann – 1810 – Composer

“Talent works, genius creates.”

Wilkie Collins – 1824 – Novelist

“It is the nature of truth to struggle to the light.”

Henry James Byron – 1835 – Dramatist

“Life’s too short for chess.”

Storm Jameson – 1891 – Writer

“Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.”

Carl Rogers – 1902 – Psychologist

“The good life is a process, not a state of being.  It is a direction not a destination.”

Ron Moody – 1924 – Actor

“I have no regrets.  You take responsibility for your actions.”

Charles Osgood – 1933 – Journalist

“Being Politically Correct means always having to say you’re sorry.”

Elvis Presley – 1935 – Musician

“Truth is like the sun.  You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.”

Lewis H. Lapham – 1935 – Editor

“People may expect too much of journalism.  Not only do they expect it to be entertaining, they expect it to be true.”

Shirley Bassey – 1937 – Musician

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking (Photo credit: alvherre)

“You don’t get older, you get better.”

Graham Chapman – 1941 – Comedian

“We don’t deliberately set out to offend.  Unless we feel it’s justified.”

Stephen Hawking – 1942 – Physicist

“My goal is simple.  It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”

Terry Brooks – 1944 – Writer

“We forget that what matters begins with the imagination.”

David Bowie – 1947 – Musician

“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”

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