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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 19

on January 19, 2013
1848 Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe at 39, a...

1848 Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe at 39, a year before his death (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Robert E. Lee – 1807 – Commander of the Confederate Army

“I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.”

Edgar Allan Poe – 1809 – Poet and Writer

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only at night.”

Henry Bessemer – 1813 – Scientist

“I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind.”

Paul Cezanne – 1839 – Painter

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”

Charles E. Jones – 1881 – Mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia

“The greatest waste of time is hate and the most expensive indulgence is pride.”

John Raitt – 1917 – Actor

“I like the work.  If I upped the price, I wouldn’t get the work.”

John Johnson – 1918 – Businessman

“Everyday I run scared.  That’s the only way I can stay ahead.”

Jean Stapleton – 1923 – Actress

“Lost of colors appear when you’re working with other people.”

Tippi Hedren – 1935 – Actress (Nathalie Hedren)

Henry Bessemer

Henry Bessemer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I didn’t think any amount of money was worth something that would take away what you believed in or what you stood for.”

Michael Crawford – 1942 – Actor

“I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion.  I think it holds everything.  It holds love; it holds care … and if everybody just did something.  We all make a difference.”

Peter Lynch – 1944 – Businessman

“Don’t bottom fish.”

Shelley Fabares – 1944 – Actress

“We need to appreciate how precious life is.”

Dolly Parton – 1946 – Musician

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”

Janis Joplin – 1943 – Singer

“Don’t compromise yourself.  You are all you’ve got.”

Robert Palmer – 1949 – Singer and Songwriter

“What happens often – although I’m not particularly a victim of this sort of thing – is that somebody will make a quote, or invent a remark and it gets printed, ends up on the ‘net and it becomes currency.  And some of them are so bizarre!”

Katey Sagal – 1954 – Actress

“I didn’t actually begin professionally acting until I was 30.”

Cindy Sherman – 1954 – Photographer

“The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told.”

Paul Rodriguez – 1955 – Comedian

“Everybody really needs to laugh …  If you don’t laugh, you’re not going to live long.”

Elanor Mondale – 1960 – Actress

“The biggest hurdle is figuring out who your friends are.  Your real friends.”

Martin Bashir – 1963 – Journalist

“If somebody’s not prepared to answer the question, you can keep asking.”

Jim Morris – 1964 – Athlete

“I’d like to fly.  Then I wouldn’t have to wait in airport security lines.”

Drea de Matteo – 1973 – Actress

“I like to make everything my friends are involved in a little better.  I should have just become a manager.”

Shawn Johnson – 1992 – Athlete

“My other life keeps me calm and grounded and normal.”

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