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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 12

on March 12, 2013
Jane Appleton Pierce

Jane Appleton Pierce (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Richard Steele – 1672 – Writer

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”

Richard Berkeley – 1685 – Philosopher

“We have first raised a dust and then complain we cannot see.”

Jane Pierce – 1806 – Wife of President Franklin Pierce

“I hope he won’t be elected for I should not like to be at Washington and I know you would not either.”

Isabella Beeton – 1836 – Author

“A place for everything and everything in its place.”

Gabriele D’Annunzio – 1863 – Poet

“Limit to courage?  There is no limit to courage.”

Philip Guedalla – 1889 – Historian

“History repeats itself.  Historians repeat each other.”

Edmund H. North – 1911 – Writer

“Why is it we never get out bad medicine in small doses?”

Irving Layton – 1912 – Poet

“Conscience:  self-esteem with a halo.”

Earl Nightengale – 1921 – Entertainer

“Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal.  See yourself doing the things you’ll be doing when you’ve reached your goal.”

Jack Kerouac – 1922 – Poet

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time.”

English: Liza Minnelli at The Heart Truth Fash...

English: Liza Minnelli at The Heart Truth Fashion Show 2008, cropped from group photo Français : Liza Minnelli au Heart Truth Fashion Shoow, Février 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lane Kirkland – 1922 – Activist

“The usefulness of a meeting rises with the square of the number of people present.”

Vernon Law – 1930 – Athlete

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”

Herb Kelleher – 1931 – Businessman

“A company is stronger if it is bound by love rather than be fear.”

William Foege – 1936 – Scientist

“Nobody ever thanks you for saving them from the disease they didn’t know they were going to get.”

Al Jarreau – 1940 – Singer and Songwriter

“Once you discover that you can, then you must.  And it’s not easy.  You have to take direct steps.  You really have to count your blessings and you have to make a decided effort to not get seduced by the blues.”

Liza Minnelli – 1946 – Entertainer

“Reality is something you rise above.”

Mitt Romney – 1947 – Politician

“Leadership – leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.”

James Taylor – 1948 – Musician

“The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.”

Rhonda Byrne – 1951 – Writer

“Remember, if you are criticizing , you are not being grateful.  If you are blaming, you are not being grateful.  If you are complaining, you are not being grateful.”


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