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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 23

on March 23, 2013

Lord Milner – 1854 – British Politician

“If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to prevent it, it is our duty to try to prevent it and damn the consequences.”

Fannie Farmer – 1857 – Culinary Expert

Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884 - 1966)

Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884 – 1966) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cooking.”

Florence Ellinwood Allen – 1884 – Judge

“Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times.”

Erich Fromm – 1900 – Psychologist

“Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.”

Joan Crawford – 1905 – Actress

“Love is a fire.  But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.”

Richard L. Evans – 1906 – Clergyman

“Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them.”

Akira Kurosawa – 1910 – Director

“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.”

Wernher von Braun – 1912 – Scientist

“I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution.”James Brown – 1920 – Musician

“My expectations of other people, I double them on myself.”

Marty Allen – 1922 – Comedian

“A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.”

Roger Bannister – 1929 – Athlete

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.”

Philip Zimbardo – 1933 – Psychologist

“Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.”

Craig Breedlove – 1937 – Celebrity

“There’s only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that’s if we quit.”

Maynard Jackson – 1938 – Politician

“Politics is not perfect but it’s the best available nonviolent means of changing how we live.”

Ric Ocasek – 1949 – Musician

“Refusing to ask for help when you need it is refusing someone the chance to be helpful.”

Moses Malone – 1954 – Athlete

“I’ll always be Number 1 to myself.”

Jose Manuel Barroso – 1956 – Politician

English: Photograph of Akira Kurosawa directin...

English: Photograph of Akira Kurosawa directing. Courtesy of the New York Public Library Public Digital Collection. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“What people call serendipity sometimes is just having your eyes open.”

Steven Saylor – 1956 – Author

“All writing is an act of self-exploration.  Even a grocery list says something about you; how much more does a novel say?”

Jonathan Ames – 1964 – Author

“A lot of writing is a form of seeing – putting down what you see in terms of action and landscape.”

Hope Davis – 1964 – Actress

“The older you get, the more you realize that the way you look is a reflection of how you treat yourself.”

Keri Russell – 1976 – Actress

“sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.”


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