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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 10

Picture of George Washington Carver taken by F...

Picture of George Washington Carver taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston in 1906 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Acton – 1834 – Historian

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

Frank James – 1843 – Outlaw

“I was tired of an outlaw’s life.”

George Washington Carver – 1864 – Scientist

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.”

Rodger Ward – 1921 – Celebrity

“Retiring is getting ready to die.”

Johnnie Ray – 1927 – Musician

“I am constantly asked why I never made other films after ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business,’ the answer is I was never asked.”

Philip Levine – 1928 – Poet

“I was very lucky to have a mother who encouraged me to become a poet.”

Roy E. Disney – 1930 – Businessman

“When your values are clear to you, making decisions become easier.”

Roy E. Disney in Sweden to promote "The L...

Roy E. Disney in Sweden to promote “The Little Mermaid” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Al Goldstein – 1936 – Publisher

“A self-made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame through parents, relatives, and contacts.”

Stephen Ambrose – 1936 – Historian

“History is everything that has ever happened.”


Donald Knuth – 1938 – Scientist

“A list is only as strong as its weakest link.”

Bill Toomey – 1939 – Athlete

“Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad.  It means that your trip is ended.”

Walter Hill – 1942 – Director

“I always say the next one is my favorite.”

Jim Croce – 1943 – Musician

“If you dig it, do it.  If you dig it a lot, do it twice.”

Rod Stewart – 1945 – Musician

“What I do now is all my dad’s fault, because he bought me a guitar as a boy, for no apparent reason.”

George Foreman – 1949 – Boxer

“A hero is someone right who doesn’t change.”

Pat Benatar – 1953 – Musician

“With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.”

Michael Schenker – 1955 – Musician

“I believe that every person has uniqueness – something that nobody else has.”

Emma Bunton – 1976 – Musician

“Be sweet, be good, and honest always.”

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