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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 22

on March 22, 2013
Marcel Marceau

Marcel Marceau (Photo credit: phoenixdiaz)

Edward Moore – 1712 – Dramatist

“I think when you’re blessed with great influences, you need to spread it.”

Ellen Glasgow – 1874 – Novelist

“Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance.”

Chico Marx – 1887 – Actor

“Mustard’s no good without roast beef.”

Louis L’Amour – 1908 – Author

“Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.”

Gabrielle Roy – 1909 – Author

“One knows less about one’s own destiny than about anything else on earth.”

Karl Malden – 1912 – Actor

“I’m a workaholic.  I love every movie I’ve been in, even the bad ones, every TV series, every play, because I love to work.  It’s what keeps me going.”

Agnes Martin – 1912 – Artist

“To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like.  Give up doing the things that you do not like to do.  You must find the things that you do like.  The things that are acceptable to your mind.”

Marcel Marceau – 1923 – Mime

“Never get a mime to talking.  He won’t stop.”

Allen Neuharth – 1924 – Businessman

“I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down.”

Ed Macauley – 1928 – Athlete

“You always have to give 100 percent, because it you don’t, someone, someplace, will give 100 percent and will beat you when you meet.”

Carrie Donovan – 1928 – Editor

“I love being myself.”

Stephen Sondheim – 1930 – Composer

“Art, in itself, is an attempt to being order out of chaos.”

Pat Robertson – 1930 – Clergyman

“I have zero tolerance for sanctimonious morons who try to scare people.”

Derek Bok – 1930 – Lawyer

“There is far too much law for those who can afford it and far too little for those who cannot.”

Burton Richter – 1931 – Scientist

“Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities.  Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science.”

William Shatner – 1931 – Actor

“If saving money is wrong, I don’t want to be right!”

Andrew Lloyd Webber at the set of "How do...

Andrew Lloyd Webber at the set of “How do you solve a problem like Maria?” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Gene Oliver – 1935 – Athlete

“My past is my wisdom to use today … my future is my wisdom yet to experience.  Be in the present because that is where life resides.”

Alan Bleasdale – 1936 – Dramatist

“There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.”

Richard Pound – 1942 – Businessman

“You can intimidate some of the people all of the time, all of the people some of the time, but not all of the people all of the time.”

Eric Roth – 1945 – Writer

“Ultimately it doesn’t matter whether you go forwards or backwards:  you need to live your life as well as you can.”

James Patterson – 1947 – Author

“I grew up in a house full of women:  my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats.  And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head.  As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones:  I just love the way that women talk.”

Wolf Blitzer – 1948 – Journalist

“My best stories come from well-placed sources who point me in the right direction.”

Andrew Lloyd Webber – 1948 – Composer

“I’ve got to find something and if I find something that I like, I’ll do it.  If I don’t, I won’t.”

Pete Sessions – 1955 – Politician

“Guns aren’t the problem; sick people are.”

Deborah Bull – 1963 – Dancer

“It’s not magical!  It’s physics.  The speed of the turn is what keeps you upright.  It’s like a spinning top.”

Martha McSally – 1966 – Soldier

“Before I became a fighter pilot, everyone said that women didn’t have the physical strength.  Well, I had just completed the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon.”

Reese Witherspoon – 1976 – Actress

“I get crazy in a bookstore.  It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything.”


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