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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

on January 25, 2013
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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