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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 5

on February 5, 2013
English: Dwight Lyman Moody, founder of the No...

English: Dwight Lyman Moody, founder of the Northfield Seminary, Mount Hermon School, and the Moody Bible Institute, circa 1900. Edited image from the Library of Congress (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Madame de Sevigne – 1626 – Writer

“I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.”

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney – 1746 – Statesman

“Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute.”

Dwight L. Moody – 1837 – Evangelist

“We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does.  Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine.”

Rudolf Steiner – 1861 – Philosopher

“All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds.  Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature.”

Bradley Chicho – 1895 – Poet

“Shy is the oyster, fervent is the clam, peaceful is the ocean floor rocked by the sands of time.”

Adlai Stevenson – 1900 – Statesman

“A free society is a place where it’s safe to be unpopular.”

Hans Bender – 1907 – Psychologist

“Free yourself from the rigid conduct of tradition and open yourself to the new forms of probability.”

Margaret Millar – 1915 – Writer

“Life is something that happens to you while you’re making other plans.”

Hank Aaron – 1934 – Baseball Player

“My motto was always to keep swinging.  Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.”

Roger Staubach – 1942 – Football Player

“Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere.  It’s a result of something … hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.”

Nolan Bushnell – 1943 – Entrepreneur

“Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea.  It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.”

Armstrong Williams – 1959 – Journalist

Christiano Ronaldo

Christiano Ronaldo (Photo credit: Ludo29)

“Networking is an essential part of building wealth.”

Jennifer Jason Leigh – 1962 – Actress

“I’m a typical middle child.  I’m the mediator.  The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody’s happy.”

Laura Linney – 1964 – Actress

“Just because you’re not famous, doesn’t mean you’re not good.”

Christiano Ronaldo – 1985 – Athlete

“I’m living a dream I never want to wake up from.”

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