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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 7

Author Laura Ingalls Wilder used her experienc...

Author Laura Ingalls Wilder used her experiences growing up near De Smet as the basis for four of her novels. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thomas More – 1478 – Author

“An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man.”

Charles Dickens – 1812 – Author

“A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder – 1867 – Author

“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”

Alfred Adler – 1870 – Psychotherapist

“We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.”

Godfrey Harold Hardy – 1877 – Mathematician

“A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns.  If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.”

Eubie Blake – 1883 – Composer

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”

Sinclair Lewis – 1885 – Writer

“People will buy anything that’s one to a customer.”

An Wang – 1920 – Inventor

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake (Photo credit: CUNY Academic Commons)

“Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.”

Dan Quisenberry – 1950 – Athlete

“The future is much like the present, only longer.”

Garth Brooks – 1956 – Singer

“The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.”

Emo Philips – 1956 – Comedian

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.”

Eddie Izzard – 1962 – Comedian

“Never put a sock in a toaster.”

Steve Nash – 1974 – Athlete

“I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world.  Think globally, act locally.  I believe that the measure of a person’s life is the affect they have on others.”

Wes Borland – 1975 – Musician

“There may be something good in silence.  It’s a brand new thing.  You can hear the funniest little discussions, if you keep turning the volume down.  Shut yourself up, and listen out loud.”

Ashton Kutcher – 1978 – Actor

“I am only young once, who cares if I’m a goofball?”

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