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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!

February 1

Clark Gable

Clark Gable (Photo credit: joanna tidball)

Richard Whately – 1787 – Rhetorician

“A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.”

Clark Gable – 1901 – Actor

“I’m just a lucky slob from Ohio who happened to be in the right place at the right time.”

Langston Hughes – 1902 – Poet

“Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”

S. J. Perelman – 1904 – Humorist

“The fact is that all of us have only one personality, and we wring it out like a dishtowel … You are what you are.”

Boris Yeltsin – 1931 – Russian Political Leader

“A man must live like a great brilliant flame and burn as brightly as he can.”

Don Everly – 1937 – Musician

“Old men need applause too.”

Jessica Savitch – 1947 – Journalist

Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.”

Sherilyn Fenn – 1965 – Actress

“At the very least, my tastes are out of the ordinary.”

Brandon Lee – 1965 – Actor

“For me, the martial arts is a search for something inside.  It’s not just a physical discipline.”

Meg Cabot – 1967 – Author

“Courage is not the absence of fear but the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”

Lisa Marie Presley – 1968 – Musician

“Being Elvis Presley’s daughter is a whole lot of pressure.  It’s been a constant burden in my life.”

Pauly Shore – 1968 – Comedian

“Even at my peak, I never went too over the top.”

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