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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 18

on January 18, 2013
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Daniel Webster – 1782 – Statesman

“Justice is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.”

A. A. Milne – 1882 – Author (Alan Alexander Milne)

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.”

Seth Low – 1850 – Educator

“The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart:  a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man’s increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.”

Arthur Ransome – 1884 – Author

“Grab a chance and you won’t be sorry for a might-have-been.”

Oliver Hardy – 1892 – Actor

“We never see ourselves as others see us.”

Cary Grant

Cary Grant (Photo credit: twm1340)

Cary Grant – 1904 – Actor (Archie Leach)

“Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one’s past failings.”

Danny Kaye – 1913 – Actor

“Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can on it.”

Robert Anton Wilson – 1932 – Writer

“Nothing of any importance can be taught.  It can only be learned, with blood and sweat.”

Joe Schmidt – 1932 – Athlete

“I’m just riding the wave until it hits the shore.”

Ray Dolby – 1933 – Inventor

“Inventing is a skill that some people have and some people don’t.  But you can learn how to invent.”

Takeshi Kitano – 1947 – Actor

“Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blow is.”

Kevin Costner – 1955 – Actor

“Failure doesn’t kill you … it increases your desire to make something happen.”

Jonathan Davis – 1971 – Musician

“Be yourself, let you come through.”


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