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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 13

on February 13, 2013
First Lady Beth Truman

First Lady Beth Truman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sir Joseph Banks – 1743 – Botanist

“O, how glorious would it be to set my heel upon the Pole and turn myself 360 degrees in a second.”

David Allan – 1744 – Artist

“It’s better to be hurt by the truth than to gain satisfaction from the lies.”

Charles M. De Talleyrand – 1754 – French Statesman

“Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.”

Eleanor Farjeon – 1881 – Author

“The events of childhood do not pass, but repeat themselves like seasons of the year.”

Bess Truman – 1885 – Wife of President Harry Truman

“Now about those ghosts.  I’m sure they’re here and I’m not half so alarmed at meeting up with any of them as I am at having to meet the live nuts I have to see every day.”

Grant Wood – 1892 – Painter

“All the good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.”

Patty Berg – 1918 – Golfer

“What does it take to be a champion?  Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.”

Chuck Yeager – 1923 – Aviator

“You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing.  You back up but you don’t give up.”

Judith Rodriguez – 1936 – Poet

“I write poetry in order to live more fully.”

Oliver Reed – 1938 – Actor

English: Brigadier General Chuck Yeager

English: Brigadier General Chuck Yeager (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Awe and respect are two different things.”

Peter Tork – 1942 – Musician

“Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins.”

Jerry Springer – 1944 – Talk Show Host

“Somebody once said I had a face for radio and a voice for newspapers.”

Mike Krzyzewski – 1947 – Coach

“Imagination has a great deal to do with winning.”

Peter Hook – 1956 – Bassist

“I think people expect mud at festivals, I think you’d be asking for your money back if you didn’t get it.”

Henry Rollins – 1961 – Musician

“It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.”

Kelly Hu – 1968 – Actress

“I can pretty much get in touch with my evil side pretty easily.”

Randy Moss – 1977 -Football Player

“I always forgive, but I never forget.”

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