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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

on March 27, 2013
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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