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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 12

on February 12, 2013
English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth Presid...

English: Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. Latviešu: Abrahams Linkolns, sešpadsmitais ASV prezidents. Српски / Srpski: Абрахам Линколн, шеснаести председник Сједињених Америчких Држава. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Abraham Lincoln – 1809 – 16th President of the United States

“Most of us are about as happy as we make our minds up to be.”

Charles Darwin – 1809 – Naturalist

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”

George Meredith – 1828 – Author

“Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.”

Omar Bradley – 1893 – General in United States Army (Omar Nelson Bradley)

“Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”

Joe Garagiola – 1926 – Baseball Player

“Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.”

Charles Van Doren – 1926 – TV Personality

“I cannot take back one word or action; the past does not change for anyone.”

Bill Russell – 1934 – Basketball Player

“Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.”

Ray Kurzweil – 1948 – Inventor

“A successful person isn’t necessarily better than her less successful peers at solving problems; her pattern-recognition facilities have just learned what problems are worth solving.”

Michael Ironside – 1950 – Actor

U.S. General of the Army Omar Bradley, 1st Cha...

U.S. General of the Army Omar Bradley, 1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“People who get involved with the success of something have to be given at least some share of that success.”

Bill Laswell – 1955 – Musician

“People are afraid of things they don’t understand.  They don’t know how to relate.  It threatens their security, the existence, their career, image.”

Arsenio Hall – 1956 – Actor

“I am consumed with the fear of failing.  Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.”

Josh Brolin – 1968 – Golfer

“I gotta make money – it all tends to disappear in this field.”

Ajay Naidu – 1972 – Actor

“It’s important to keep your head up and follow what you believe is right.”

Tara Strong – 1973 – Actress

“Don’t be afraid to look silly.”

Anna Benson – 1976 – Celebrity

“If you tell me I can’t have something then that just makes me want it more.”

Christina Ricci – 1980 – Actress

“The whole growing-up process seems to have eluded me.”

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