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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 25

on March 25, 2013
English: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica P...

English: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival for the premiere of Wonderful World. Photographer’s blog post about these photos. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

George Sutherland – 1862 – Judge

“They say the average person can’t make a living in art … but if you tell me there’s something I can’t do, that’s what I have to do.”

Bela Bartok – 1881- Composer

“Competitions are for horses, not artists.”

Mary Webb – 1881 – Novelist

“Saddle your dreams before you ride em.”

Robert Quillen – 1887 – Journalist

“Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.”

David Lean – 1908 – Director

“Film is a dramatized reality and it is the director’s job to make it appear real … an audience should not be conscious of technique.”

Norman Borlaug – 1914 – Scientist

“Man seems to insist on ignoring the lessons available from history.”

Howard Cosell – 1918 – Lawyer and Sports Broadcaster

“What’s right isn’t always popular.  What’s popular isn’t always right.”

Simone Signoret – 1921 – Actress

“Nostalgia is not what it used to be.”

Flannery O’Connor – 1925 – Author

“Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not.”

James A. Lovell – 1928 – Astronaut

“Be thankful for problems.  If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.”

Gloria Steinem – 1934 – Journalist and Activist

“The act of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters.”

Toni Cade Bambara – 1939 – Author

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”

Aretha Franklin – 1942 – Singer

“Being a singer is a natural gift.  It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use.  I’m happy with that!”

Paul Michael Glaser – 1943 – Actor

Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick (Photo credit: emetsger)

“We all know that looking back only gets you into an accident because you’re going to run into something without seeing it.”

Elton John – 1947 – Musician

“Music has healing power.  It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.”

Amy Pascal – 1958 – Businesswoman

“Work will take everything you give it.  It’s up to you to work out what you want to give it.”

Sarah Jessica Parker – 1965 – Actress

“Follow your instincts and do not let other people’s opinion of you become your opinion of yourself.”

Debi Thomas – 1967 – Physician and Athlete

“I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible.  I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.”

Danica Patrick – 1982 – Professional Race Car Driver

“Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know.  I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.  Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.”

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