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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 17

on January 17, 2013
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: elycefeliz)

Benjamin Franklin – 1706 – Statesman

“Well done is better than well said.”

Anne Bronte – 1820 – Author

“But he that dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose.”

David Lloyd George – 1863 – Politician

“If you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience well under control.”

Al Capone – 1899 – Criminal

“Vote early and vote often.”

Robert M. Hutchins – 1899 – Educator

“It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts . . . it is to teach them to think.”

Eartha Kitt – 1927 – Actress and Singer

“I am learning all the time.  The tombstone will be my diploma.”

James Earl Jones – 1931 – Actor

“One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart than you can’t utter.”

English: US President Barack Obama and US Firs...

English: US President Barack Obama and US First Lady Michelle Obama at the Quirinale Palace, in Rome (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Shari Lewis – 1933 – Entertainer

“Self esteem comes from doing something and accomplishing something.”

Muhammad Ali – 1942 – Athlete

“It’s a lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.”

Jim Carrey – 1962 – Actor

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”

Michelle Obama – 1964 – Wife of President Barack Obama

“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

Kid Rock – 1971 – Musician (Robert James Ritchie)

“I think what I’ve learned out of this lifetime is you should be proud of where you came from.”

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