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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 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's compositions charact...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s compositions characterized music of the classical era. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 1756 – Musician

“To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.”

Lewis Carroll – 1832 – Author (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson )

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.”

Edward J. Smith – 1850 – Captain of the Titanic

“I cannot imagine any condition which would cause a ship to founder.  I cannot …”

Samuel Gompers – 1850 – Labor Leader

“You can’t do it unless you organize.”

Hyman Rickover – 1900 – Military Leader

“Success teachers us nothing; only failure teaches.”

Donna Reed  – 1921 – Actress

“When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart.”

John Witherspoon – 1942 – Comedian

“Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.”

Mikhail Baryshnikov – 1948 – Dancer

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else.  I only try to dance better than myself.”

Patton Oswalt – 1969 – Comedian

English: Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgs...

English: Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) albumen print, 2 June 1857, 5 1/2 in. x 4 5/8 in. (140 mm x 117 mm). Purchased with help from Kodak Ltd, 1973. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I want to experience as many different tastes, sights, emotions, conflicts, and cultures as possible, so that I can expand the canvas of my memory and enrich my comedy.”

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