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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 27

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Alfred de Vigny – 1797 – Poet

“On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.”

Karl Pearson – 1857 – Mathematician

“Statistics is the grammar of science.”

Heinrich Mann – 1871 – Novelist

“Goodness means the highest degree of popularity.”

Edward Steichen -1879 – Photographer

“Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper, the photographer begins with the finished product.”

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – 1886 – Architect

“Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together.  There it begins.”

Thorne Smith – 1892 – Writer

“Quite casually I wander into my plot, poke around with my characters for a while, then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.”

Sidney Buchman – 1902 – Writer

“If there were no mystery left to explore life would get rather dull, wouldn’t it?”

James Callaghan – 1912 – British Leader

“A lie can be halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.”

Sarah Vaughan – 1924 – Musician

“When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don’t even notice.”

Leigh Steinberg – 1949 – Businessman

“Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.”

Elizabeth Mitchell Speaks

Elizabeth Mitchell Speaks (Photo credit: ewen and donabel)

Bruce Morrell – 1954 – Philosopher and Engineer

“Your best push comes from your own pull.”

Elizabeth Mitchell – 1970 – Actress

“If you try to stay young forever, you don’t really live.”

Mariah Carey – 1970 – Musician

“You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength and say, ‘I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself.'”

Nathan Fillion – 1971 – Actor

“I still buy actual books.  The smell, having it in your hands – there’s really no substitute.”

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