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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 7

on March 7, 2013
Photographie du compositeur français Maurice Ravel

Photographie du compositeur français Maurice Ravel (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Herschel – 1792 – Scientist

“Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.”

Luther Burbank – 1849 – Environmentalist

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.”

Maurice Ravel – 1875 – Composer

“Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second.”

Milton Avery – 1885 – Artist

“Why talk when you can paint?”

Anna Magnani – 1908 – Actress

“Please don’t retouch my wrinkles.  It took me so long to earn them.”

Willard Scott – 1934 – Entertainer

“Nature’s a tranquilizer as you get older.”

Michael Eisner – 1942 – Businessman

“I find that, once you get into a position where you can afford a pair of shoes and a decent level of living, success in itself is empty.”

Ranulph Fiennes – 1944 – Explorer

“I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses, to pay the bills.”

Townes Van Zandt – 1944 – Musician

“I don’t think you can ever do your best.  Doing your best is a process of trying to do your best.”

Daniel Goleman – 1946 – Author

English: Wanda Sykes at 2010 GLAAD Media Awards.

English: Wanda Sykes at 2010 GLAAD Media Awards. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.”

Rex Hunt – 1949 – Entertainer

“I think it’s wrong that so many people pass on from this existence, and take all their knowledge with them.”

Donald Sadoway – 1950 – Educator

“Want to know the best thing about being a professor?  Colored chalk.”

Jules Shear – 1952 – Musician

“The same people who never did their homework in high school are still doing that to this very day out in the real world.”

Rick Bass – 1958 – Writer

“To not pursue the thing one wants, would be a waste of one’s life.”

Wanda Sykes – 1964 – Comedian

“If you feel like there’s something out there that you’re supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.”


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