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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 26

on January 26, 2013
English: Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant (Julia Dent Gra...

English: Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant (Julia Dent Grant), head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Julia Grant – 1826 – Wife of President Ulysses Grant

“The sun shines always there for me.”

Mary Mapes Dodge – 1831 – Author

“What a dreadful thing it must be to have a dull father.”

Douglas MacArthur – 1880 – General in United States Army

“Age wrinkles the body.  Quitting wrinkles the soul.”

Maria von Trapp – 1905 – Singer

“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.”

Bear Bryant – 1913 – Football Player

“It’s not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.”

Akio Morita – 1921 – Businessman

“Don’t be afraid to make a mistake.  But make sure you don’t make the same mistake twice.”

Paul Newman – 1925 – Actor

“Acting is a question of absorbing other people’s personalities and adding some of your own experience.”

Bob Uecker – 1935 – Athlete

Maria von Trapp

Maria von Trapp (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Sporting companies pay me not to endorse their products.”

Jack Youngblood – 1950 – Athlete

“Good luck is a residue of preparation.”

Eddie Van Halen – 1955 – Musician

“It’s always a Catch-22 situation.  They hate you if you’re the same, and they hate you if you’re different.”

Ellen DeGeneres – 1958 – Comedian

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.  She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where she is.”

Anita Baker – 1958 – Singer

“I’m picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor.  If it’s not fun, I’m not going to do it.”

Wayne Gretzky – 1961 – Hockey Player

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.”

Daryn Kagan – 1963 – Journalist

“Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease.  But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.”

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