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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 19

on February 19, 2013
English: Nicolaus Copernicus ‪Norsk (bokmål)â€...

English: Nicolaus Copernicus ‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Nikolaus Kopernicus, (født 19. februar 1473, død 24. mai 1543) europeisk astronom, matematiker og lege. Polski: Mikołaj Kopernik (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nicolaus Copernicus – 1473 – Astronomer

“At rest, however, in the middle of everything is the sun.”

Charles Eastman – 1858 – Author

“Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.”

Bill Bowerman – 1911 – Coach

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, just soft people.”

Frank Tashlin – 1913 – Artist

“I got into a fight with Walk Disney:  I always pick the wrong people to fight with.”

Lee Marvin – 1924 – Actor

“I only make movies to finance my fishing.”

Smokey Robinson – 1940 – Musician

“You know what, life is full of temptations.”

Danielle Berry – 1949 – Celebrity

“No one ever said on their deathbed, ‘Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer.'”

Amy Tan – 1952 – Novelist

“It’s a luxury bring a writer, because all you ever think about is life.”

Amy Tan, author

Amy Tan, author (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jeff Daniels – 1955 – Actor

“I never said, ‘I’m going to be a big star.’  I said, ‘I’m going to be a good actor.’  And that took the pressure off.”

Prince Andrew – 1960 – British Royalty

“People say to me, Would you like to swap your life with me for 24 hours?  Your life must be very strange.  But of course I have not experienced any other life.  It’s not strange to me.”

Laurell K. Hamilton – 1963 – Writer

“I always treated writing as a profession, never as a hobby.  If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will.”

Jonathan Lethem – 1964 – Writer

“I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction – by skipping the parts that bored me.”

Benicio Del Toro – 1967 – Actor

“To be honest with you, I’d rather not be working.  When you work, there are all sorts of deadlines and pressures.   I like to do one thing and take my time to do the other one.”


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