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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 13

on March 13, 2013
English: Abigail Fillmore.

English: Abigail Fillmore. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Joseph Priestley – 1733 – Scientist

“As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that thank Heaven nobody’s reporting in this fashion on us.”

Abigail Fillmore – 1798 – Wife of President Millard Fillmore

“I do not recollect when I had such a mental treat.”

George Jessel – 1824 – Judge

“The human brain is a wonderful organ.  It starts to work as soon as you are born and doesn’t stop until you get up to deliver a speech.”

Augustus Hare – 1834 – Writer

“Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.”

Percival Lowell – 1855 – Scientist

“Imagination is as vital to any advance in science as learning and precision are essential for starting points.”

Hugh Walpole – 1884 – Writer

“In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.”

Paul Morand – 1888 – Diplomat

“Mirrors are ice which do not melt:  what melts are those who admire themselves in them.”

Janet Flanner – 1892 – Journalist

“Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.”

Walter Annenberg – 1908 – Businessman

“When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.”

L. Ron Hubbard – 1911 – Author

“Never regret yesterday.  Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow.”

Roy Haynes – 1925 – Musician

“What advice do I tell my grandson?  I listen to him.”

Yann Arthus-Bertrand – 1946 – Photographer

Français : Yann Arthus-Bertrand à l'université...

Français : Yann Arthus-Bertrand à l’université d’été du MEDEF 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The lions taught me photography.  They taught me patience and the sense of beauty, a beauty that penetrates you.”

Charles Krauthammer – 1950 – Journalist

“When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.”

Ridley Pearson – 1953 – Author

“The way you get better is putting words on the page and getting them behind you.”

Trent Dilfer – 1972 – Golfer

“There’s nothing wrong with failing if you learn from it, and I’ve failed out here plenty.”


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