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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 11

Publicity photo of musician Lawrence Welk.

Publicity photo of musician Lawrence Welk. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Torquato Tasso – 1544 – Poet

“True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does,”

Vannevar Bush – 1890 – Scientist

“Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.”

Lawrence Welk – 1903 – Conductor

“If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.”

David Elkind – 1931 – Psychologist

“Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.”

Rupert Murdoch – 1931 – Publisher

“When you’re a catalyst for change, you make enemies  – and I’m proud of the ones I’ve got.”

Sam Donaldson – 1934 – Journalist

“The questions don’t do the damage.  Only the answers do.”

Bobby McFerrin – 1950 – Singer and Songwriter

“The true musician is to bring light into people’s hearts.”

D. J. MacHale – 1955 – Writer

“Storytelling is storytelling.  Good stories need compelling characters and interesting conflicts.  That’s the bottom line no matter what medium you’re writing for.”

Nina Hagen – 1955 – Musician

Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin (Photo credit: erinc salor)

“Do some selfless service for people who are in need.  Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.”

Rob Paulsen – 1956 – Actor

“The best voice actors all have a live performance background.  And are competent, fearless, incredibly creative actors.”

David LaChapelle – 1963 – Photographer

“I like the consistency of having people in my life for a long time.”

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