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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 23

English: Official portrait of Justice Potter S...

English: Official portrait of Justice Potter Stewart. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Anya Seton – 1904 – Writer

“There are many trails up the mountain, but in time they all reach the top.”

Potter Stewart – 1915 – Judge

“Fairness is what justice really is.”

Gertrude B. Elion – 1918 – Scientist

“Don’t be afraid of hard work.  Nothing worthwhile comes easily.  Don’t let other discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it.  In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry.  I saw no reason why we couldn’t.”

Ernie Kovacs – 1919 – Comedian

“Television:  A medium.  So called because it’s neither rare or well done.”

Derek Walcott – 1930 – Poet

“If you know what you are going to write when you’re writing a poem, it’s going to be average.”

Gil Gerard – 1943 – Actor

“I have a superstition about saying too much about what I want to happen, just in case it all disappears, or someone else comes along and beats me to it.”

Johnny Winter – 1944 – Musician

“I think the blues will always be around.  People need it.”

Rutger Hauer – 1944 – Actor

Photo of Gail O'Grady at the Emmy Awards.

Photo of Gail O’Grady at the Emmy Awards. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I don’t know what my appeal is.  I can see I’ve got blue eyes and I don’t look like the Hunchback of Notre Dame but I can’t understand the fuss.”

Richard Dean Anderson – 1950 – Actor

“Dogs are my favorite people.”

Gail O’Grady – 1963 – Actress

“I try to have an attitude when things are not going forward, that something better is coming along or it’s the way it’s supposed to be.”

Mariska Hagitay – 1964 – Actress

“It’s a life’s journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.”

Tiffani Amber Thiessen – 1974 – Actress

“There are too many rotten things in this world, and if I can put a smile on one little girl’s face, one little boy’s face, then I’ve done my job.”

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