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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 25

on February 25, 2013
Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Carlo Goldoni – 1707 – Playwright

“He who talks much cannot talk well.”

Pierre-Auguste Renoir – 1841 – Artist

“An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master:  Nature.”

Margaret Deland – 1857 – Novelist

“A pint can’t hold a quart – if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.”

John Burke – 1859 – Lawyer

“If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism.  If you steal from two, it’s research.”

John Foster Dulles – 1888 – Public Servant

“A man’s accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.”

Anthony Burgess – 1917 – Novelist and Poet

“Laugh and the world laughs with you.  Snore and you sleep alone.”

Larry Gelbart – 1928 – Writer

Larry Gelbart

Larry Gelbart (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Most jokes state a bitter truth.”

Steve Powers – 1934 – Journalist

“Anyone who relies exclusively on television for his or her knowledge of the world is making a serious mistake.”

Tony Lema – 1934 – Athlete

“In choosing a partner, always pick the optimist.”

Bob Schieffer – 1937 – Journalist

“If you don’t enjoy doing something, you’ll be miserable no matter how much money you make.”

Herb Elliott – 1938 – Athlete

“The greatest stimulator of my running career was fear.”

George Harrison – 1943 – Musician

“All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.”

Martin Kippenberger – 1953 – Artist

“A good artist has less time than ideas.”

Ricky Gervais – 1961 – Writer

“Where there’s a will – there’s a relative.”

Carrot Top – 1967 – Comedian (Scott Thompson)

“It’s our nature:  Human beings like success but they hate successful people.”


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