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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 27

on February 27, 2013
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Project Gutenberg...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Project Gutenberg eText 16786 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1807 – Poet

“All things come round to him who will but wait.”

Ellen Terry – 1847 – Actress

“Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.”

Alice Hamilton – 1869 – Physician and Educator

“Everything I discovered was new and most of it was really valuable.”

Arthur M. Schlesinger – 1888 – Historian

“Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.”

Roberto Assagioli – 1888 – Psychologist

“Without forgiveness life is governed by … an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.”

David Sarnoff – 1891 – Inventor

“Competition bring out the best in products and the worst in people.”

Marino Marini – 1901 – Sculptor

“To describe and explain my ideas is to lose them.”

John Steinbeck – 1902 – Author

English: John Steinbeck

English: John Steinbeck (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Ideas are like rabbits.  You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you’ll have a dozen.”

Gene Sarazen – 1902 – Golfer

“The more I practice, the luckier I get.”

Peter DeVries – 1910 – Editor and Novelist

“The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality and must live with a character.”

Irwin Shaw – 1913 – Novelist

“Writing is like a contact sport – like football.  You can get hurt, but you enjoy it.”

Dexter Gordon – 1923 – Musician

“Music is a reservoir … of sounds.”

Joanne Woodward – 1930 – Actress

“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.”

Elizabeth Taylor – 1932 – Actress

“Success is a great deodorant.  It takes away all your past smells.”

Chelsea Clinton – 1980 – Daughter of President Bill Clinton

“We proved that we could be safe and secure at home, and still have more allies and friends in the world.”

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