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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 22

Sir Francis Bacon (1561–1626)

Sir Francis Bacon (1561–1626) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Francis Bacon – 1561 – Statesman and Lawyer

“A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.”

Lord George Byron – 1788 – Poet

“If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.”

Isabel Paterson – 1886 – Journalist

“Nothing increases the number of jobs so rapidly as labor-saving machinery, because it releases wants theretofore unknown by permitting leisure.”

George Balanchine – 1904 – Dancer and Choreographer

“Anyone who says sunshine bring happiness has never danced in the rain.”

Bill Bixby – 1934 – Actor (Wilfred Bailey Bixby)

“The only way to grow is to risk failure.  Be unique!  Not a copy!  I’d rather be copied.”

Jeff Smith – 1939 – Chef

“Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good.  It is simple.  The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them.”

Linda Blair – 1959 – Actress

“It’s difficult to understand why people don’t realize that pets are gifts to mankind.”

Diane Lane – 1965 – Actress

Portrait of Ringling Circus choreographer Geor...

Portrait of Ringling Circus choreographer George Balanchine: Sarasota, Florida (Photo credit: State Library and Archives of Florida)

“I think that anybody that smiles automatically looks better.”

Beverley Mitchell – 1981 – Actress

“I think it’s so important to keep learning and keep your brain active.”

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