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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 12

Statue of John Winthrop on the Connecticut Sta...

Statue of John Winthrop on the Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, Connecticut (Photo credit: Photo Phiend)

John Winthrop – 1587 – Pilgrim

“Love is the bond of perfection.”

Jack London – 1876 – Author (John Griffith Chaney)

“You can’t wait for inspiration.  You have to go after it with a club.”

Modecai Wyatt Johnson – 1890 – Educator

“Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.”

Joe E. Lewis – 1902 – Comedian (Joseph Klewan)

“You only live once – but if you work it right, once is enough.”

Joe Frazier – 1944 – Athlete

“Life doesn’t run away from nobody.  Life runs at people.”

Edward Zander – 1947 – Businessman

“It’s never as good as it feels, and it’s never as bad as it seems.”

Tom Dempsey – 1947 – Athlete

“The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia, but it can’t flood out the memories.”

Rush Limbaugh – 1951 – Entertainer

“Compassion is no substitute for justice.”

Christiane Amanpour - CNN Anchor

Christiane Amanpour – CNN Anchor (Photo credit: FDR Presidential Library & Museum)

Kirstie Allen – 1951 – Actress

“You’ll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory; where you’ll be challenged and growing and having fun.”

Christiane Amanpour – 1958 – TV News Correspondent

“Our industry has invested so much money in technology that perhaps it’s time to invest in talent, in people.”

Jeff Bezos – 1964 – Businessman

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person.  You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”

Melanie Chisholm – 1974 – Musician

“Everybody in life is a chameleon.”

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