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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!

March 2

on March 2, 2013
Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss) half-length portrait, s...

Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss) half-length portrait, seated at desk covered with his books / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Ravenna. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in the Whit...

Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in the White House Library (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

DeWitt Clinton – 1769 – Politician

“Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power is a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and infinite in duration.”

Sam Houston – 1793 – Statesman and Governor of Texas

“He has all the characteristics of a dog – except loyalty.”

John Jay Chapman – 1862 – Poet

“All progress is experimental.”

Dr. Seuss – 1904 – Author (Theodor Seuss Geisel)

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better.  It’s not.”

Martin Ritt – 1914- Actor

“I don’t have a lot of respect for talent.  Talent is genetic.  It’s what you do with it that counts.”

Desi Arnaz – 1917 – Actor

“Good things do not come easy.  The road is lined with pitfalls.”

Jennifer Jones – 1919 – Actress

“If you could choose one characteristic, that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.”

Tom Wolfe – 1931 – Journalist

“The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.”

Mikhail Gorbachev – 1931 – Russian Statesman

“What we need is Star Peace not Star Wars.”

Lou Reed – 1942 – Musician

“I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when it’s going to happen.”

Jon Bon Jovi – 1962 – Musician

“Map out your future, but do it in pencil.”

Chris Martin – 1977 – Musician

“More idiots should just shut their mouths.”


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