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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 8

on March 8, 2013
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788) Deutsch:...

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788) Deutsch: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, halbe Figur, halb links (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – 1714 – Musician

“What comprises a good performance?  The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.”

Thomas Fuller – 1823 – Writer

“A fox should not be on the jury at a goose’s trial.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. – 1841 – Judge

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”

Kenneth Grahame – 1859 – Novelist

“Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings.”

Anna Held – 1872 – Entertainer

“A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.”

Gene Fowler – 1890 – Journalist

“What is success?  It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.”

Claire Trevor – 1910 – Actress

“What a holler would ensue if people had to pay the minister as much to marry them as they have to pay a lawyer to get them a divorce.”

Neil Postman – 1931 – Author

1902 portrait photograph of Oliver Wendell Holmes

1902 portrait photograph of Oliver Wendell Holmes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)1902 portrait photograph of Oliver Wendell Holmes

“At its best, schooling can be about how to make a life, which is quite different from how to make a living.”

Jim Bouton – 1939 – Athlete

“Baseball players are smarter than football players.  How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?”

Lynn Redgrave – 1943 – Actress

“God always has another custard pie up his sleeve.”

Lester Holt – 1959 – Journalist

“You have to go where the story is to report on it.  As a journalist, you’re essentially running to things that other people are running away from.”

Aidan Quinn – 1959 – Actor

“You have to make them laugh and then make them listen.”

Kathy Ireland – 1963 – Model

“Beauty comes from the inside.”

James Van Der Beek – 1977 – Actor

“You are incredibly fortunate whatever success falls on you, which is what happened to me.”

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