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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

on February 7, 2013
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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