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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 19

Carte de visite of David Livingstone

Carte de visite of David Livingstone (Photo credit: Smithsonian Institution)

Tobias Smollett – 1721 – Writer

“Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.”

David Livingstone – 1813 – Explorer

“I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.”

William Allingham – 1821 – Poet

“Writing is learning to say nothing, more cleverly each day.”

Wyatt Earp – 1848 – Lawman

“Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.”

William Jennings Bryan – 1860 – Lawyer

“Destiny is no matter of chance.  It is a matter of choice.  It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

Earl Warren – 1891 – Judge

“I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments.  The front page has nothing but man’s failures.”

Tommy Cooper – 1921 – Comedian

“I used to be indecisive but now I am not quite sure.”

Richie Ashburn – 1927 – Athlete

“I wish I’d known early what I had to learn late.”

Ed Parker – 1931 – Athlete

English: William Jennings Bryan

English: William Jennings Bryan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet wiling to learn more.”

Philip Roth – 1933 – Novelist

“All that we don’t know is astonishing.  Even more astonishing is what passes for knowing.”

Ursula Andress – 1936 – Actress

“Collecting is my joy; it gives me great satisfaction.”

Glenn Close – 1947 – Actress

“It always amazes me to think that every house on every street is full of so many stories; so many triumphs and tragedies, and all we see are yards and driveways.”

Harvey Weinstein – 1952 – Producer

“People love a true story and especially a true story where two people from opposite worlds come together.”

Jill Abramson – 1954 – Editor

“In one’s relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism.”

Bruce Willis – 1955 – Actor

“I believe in justice, and I believe in people being held responsible for their actions.”

Douglas Wood – 1957 – Writer

“Fear of failure has always been my best motivator.”

Michael Bergin – 1969 – Actor

“I began to believe the fairy tales:  You know, how we’re all out there looking for our magical missing half.”

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