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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 29

Boston: Northeastern University - Cy Young

Boston: Northeastern University – Cy Young (Photo credit: wallyg)

John Tyler – 1790 – 10th President of the United States

“Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette – the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace.”

Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr – 1831 – Novelist

“Kindness is always fashionable.”

Cy Young – 1867 – Athlete (Denton True Young)

“One of the fellows called me ‘Cyclone’ but finally shortened it to ‘Cy’ and its been that ever since.”

Edwin Lutyens – 1869 – Architect

“There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.”

Lou Henry Hoover – 1874 – Wife of President Herbert Hoover

“I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since.”

James E. Casey – 1888 – Businessman

“One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you.  While building up others, you will build up yourself.”

Eugene McCarthy – 1916 – Politician

“It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.”

Sam Walton – 1918 – Businessman

“There is only one boss.  The customer.  And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, by simply spending his money somewhere else.”

Pearl Bailey – 1918 – Actress

Louise Henry Hoover

Louise Henry Hoover (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“A man without ambition is dead.  A man with ambition but no love is dead.  A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.”

Martin Fleischmann – 1927 – Scientist

“One of my theme songs is that if you can’t do it in a test tube, don’t do it.”

Judith Guest – 1936 – Novelist

“People who keep stiff upper lips find that it’s damn hard to smile.”

Richard Rodney Bennett – 1936 – Composer

“I wanted to write music, and cook, and play cards, and have a nice time.”

Billy Carter – 1937 – Brother of President Jimmy Carter

“There is no such thing as a bad beer.  It’s that some taste better than others.”

Eric Idle – 1943 – Comedian

“You look just like you!”

Bruce Weber – 1946 – Photographer

“I like to start out each day from the beginning.  I’m always learning things.”

Jo Nesbo – 1960 – Author

“All interesting heroes have an Achilles’ heel.”

Lara Logan – 1971 – Journalist

“I’m high maintenance, but I’m worth it.”

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