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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 30

on January 30, 2013
Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart

Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Franklin D. Roosevelt – 1882 – 32nd President of the United States

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.”

Barbara W. Tuchman – 1912 – Author

“Books are humanity in print.”

Lloyd Alexander – 1924 – Author

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.”

Douglas Engelbart – 1925 – Inventor

“The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.”

Ruth Brown – 1928 – Musician

“A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.”

Gene Hackman – 1930 – Actor

“The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.”

Vanessa Redgrave – 1937 – Actress

“Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success.”

Richard B. Cheney – 1941 – Vice President of the United States

“Direct threats require decisive action.”

Tim Sample – 1951 – Comedian

“In Maine, there is a deeply ingrained sense that you can always get a little more use out of something.”

Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States

Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Payne Stewart – 1957 – Golfer

“I don’t think it’s healthy to take yourself too seriously.”

Dexter Scott King – 1961 – Actor

“People will judge you according to your own convictions.”

Christian Bale – 1974 – Actor

“It’s not who I am underneath but what I do that defines me.”

Wilmer Valderrama – 1980 – Actor

“Because I had an accent, people had this impression that I was dumb.”

Thia Megia – 1995 – Musician

“Feeling emotionally connected to a song, and energy to sing out to the audience is what I believe makes a great performance.”


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