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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 25

Portrait of William Somerset Maugham

Portrait of William Somerset Maugham (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Robert Burns – 1759 – Poet

“Critics!  Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.”

Rufus Jones – 1863 – Writer

“Nations are not thugs.  They are bodies of intelligent people.”

Somerset Maugham – 1874 – Author

“The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.”

Virginia Woolf – 1882 – Writer

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”

Florence Mills – 1896 – Singer

“I belong to a race that sings and dances as it breaths.  I don’t care where I am so long as I can sing and dance.”

Garrett Morris – 1937 – Comedian

“I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique I have to further the idea of peace.”

Etta James – 1938 – Singer

“I sing the songs that people need to hear.”

Gloria Naylor – 1950 – Novelist and Educator

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing.  There is a time for silence.  A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny.  And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.”

Mia Kirshner – 1975 – Actress

Portrait of Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882 –...

Portrait of Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882 – March 28, 1941), a British author and feminist. Česky: Virginia Woolfová Română: Virginia Woolf la 20 de ani. Türkçe: Genç Virginia Woolf 中文: 弗吉尼亚·吳尔芙。1882年1月生於英國倫敦。1941年三月卒於近英國Lewes Русский: Вирджиния Вулф (1882-1941) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Every day is bizarre.”

Jenifer Lewis – 1979 – Actress

“A diva is someone who pretends to know who she is and looks fabulous doing it.”

Alicia Keys – 1981 – Singer (Alicia Augello Cook)

“Simplicity makes me happy.”

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