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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 14

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (Photo credit: elycefeliz)

Leon Battista Alberti – 1404 – Architect

“A man can do all things if he but wills them.”

Frederick Douglass – 1817 – Statesman

“I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.”

George Jean Nathan – 1882 – Editor

“A man admires a woman not for what she says, but for what she listens to.”

Jack Benny – 1894 – Comedian

“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter.  If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

Jimmy Hoffa – 1913 – Activist

“I may have many faults, bit being wrong ain’t one of them.”

Jim Sullivan – 1941 – Musician

“I am a very lucky man.  I am living my life with my hobby as my profession.”

Carl Bernstein – 1944 – Journalist

“The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story.  So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.”

Gregory Hines – 1946 – Musician and Dancer

Entertainer Jack Benny, 1958

Entertainer Jack Benny, 1958 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I never wanted to be a star, I just wanted to get work.”

Simon Pegg – 1970 – Comedian

“There is a universality to comedy.”

Drew Bledsoe – 1972 – Athlete

“I kind of picked up the game at an early age.  The way that other kids would learn what a fork or spoon is.”

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