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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

on March 19, 2013
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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