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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 24

on January 24, 2013
English: Photograph of writer Edith Wharton, t...

English: Photograph of writer Edith Wharton, taken by E. F. Cooper, at Newport, Rhode Island. Cabinet photograph. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Donne – 1572 – Poet

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of a continent.”

Edith Wharton – 1862 – Novelist

“There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

Robert E. Howard – 1906 – Author

“I became a writer in spite of my environments.”

Oral Roberts – 1918 – Protestant Evangelist

“Well, I can’t figure out God.”

Neil Diamond – 1941 – Singer and Songwriter

“Songs are life in 80 words or less.”

Jim Barksdale – 1943 – Entrepreneur

“Take our company as an example:  We’re living proof, we jump with our own parachutes.”

John Belushi – 1949 – Comedian

“I guess happiness is not a state you want to be in all the time.”

Yakov Smirnoff – 1951 – Comedian

“Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal condition.”

Mary Lou Retton – 1968 – Olympic GymnastMary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can:  by making the best choices, by making the most of the talent we’re been given.”

Mischa Barton – 1986 – Actress

“The only way to be happy and be a more enjoyable person to be around is to embrace what you’ve got.”


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