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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 16

English: Publicity photo of Ethel Merman from ...

English: Publicity photo of Ethel Merman from her appearance on Batman. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Vittorio Alfieri – 1749 – Poet

“Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.”

Laura Riding – 1901 – Poet

“There can be no literary equivalent to truth.”

Ethel Merman – 1908 – Actress

“I can never remember being afraid of an audience.  If the audience could do better, they’d be up here on stage and I’d be out there watching them.”

Dizzy Dean – 1910 – Athlete (Jay Hana)

“It ain’t bragging if you can do it.”

Dian Fossey – 1932 – Zoologist

“The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people.”

Susan Sontag – 1933 – Writer and Critic

“I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.”

Ronnie Milsap – 1943 – Musician

“Work for the fun of it, and the money will arrive someday.”

Dian Fossey in November 1985; photograph by Ya...

Dian Fossey in November 1985; photograph by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Laura Schlessinger – 1947 – Radio Talk Show Host

“The people and circumstances around me do not make me what I am, they reveal who I am.”

Debbie Allen – 1950 – Dancer

“Out of limitations comes creativity.”

Kate Moss – 1974 – Model

“I have met almost everyone I’ve wanted to meet.”

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