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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 18

on February 18, 2013
English: Charles M. Schwab, American steel magnate

English: Charles M. Schwab, American steel magnate (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

George Peabody – 1795 – Businessman

“Education:  A debt due from present to future generations.”

Charles M. Schwab – 1862 – Businessman

“A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.”

Wendell L. Wilkie – 1892 – Lawyer

“I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail.”

Enzo Ferrari – 1898 – Designer

“Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.”

Helen Gurley Brown – 1922 – Magazine Editor

“Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.”

Toni Morrison – 1931 – Writer and Editor (Chloe Anthony Wofford)

“When people say they don’t have time to write with small children, well, for me it was the opposite.  I didn’t write anything before I had them.  They gave me that.”

Bobby Robson – 1933 – Athlete

“Practice makes permanent.”

George Kennedy – 1925 – Actor

English: Toni Morrison, Miami Book Fair Intern...

English: Toni Morrison, Miami Book Fair International, 1986 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“When you think of a movie, most people imagine a two-hour finished, polished product.  But to get to that two hour product, it can take hundreds or thousands of people many months of full time work.”

Duane Michals – 1932 – Photographer

“Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘wouldn’t it be interesting if …’; And then do it.”

Yoko Ono – 1933 – Artist

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream.  A dream you dream together is reality.”

Jean M. Auel – 1936 – Writer

“I started writing to please myself, a story I would like to read, and that is still true.”

Cybill Shepherd – 1950 – Actress

“I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren’t true.”

Juice Newton – 1952 – Musician

“I can’t live off of yesterday – that’s in the past.”

John Travolta – 1954 – Actor

“So you know what I’m gonna do?  I’m gonna do something really outrageous, I’m gonna tell the truth.”

Vanna White – 1957 – Celebrity

“When I was having that alphabet soup, I never thought that it would pay off.”

Rob Andrew – 1963 – Athlete

“There’s no such thing as lack of confidence.  You either have it or you don’t.”

Molly Ringwald – 1968 – Actress

“I don’t really believe in regret.  I think you can always learn from the past, but I wouldn’t want a different life.”

Sarah Brown – 1975 – Actress

“The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.”


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