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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!

April 3

on April 3, 2013
A portrait of Washington Irving.

A portrait of Washington Irving. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Lyly – 1553 – Writer

“He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.”

George Herbert – 1593 – Poet

“A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.”

Washington Irving – 1783 – Author (Geoffrey Crayon)

“A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.”

John Burroughs – 1837 – Author

“A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.”

Otto Weininger – 1880 – Philosopher

“All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery.”

Herb Caen – 1916 – Journalist

“A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”

Marlon Brando – 1924 – Actor

“Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.”

Doris Day – 1924 – Actress (Doris Von Kappelhoff)

“The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it.”

Helmut Kohl – 1930 – Politician

“Peace must be more than the absence of war.”

Jane Goodell – 1934 – Ethologist

Otto Weininger 1903 - Das ofizielle Porträt, v...

Otto Weininger 1903 – Das ofizielle Porträt, vom Original-Verlag verbreitet (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The greatest danger to our future is apathy.”

Jan Berry – 1941 – Musician

“When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light – whatever that is for you – no matter how far away it seems.”

Wayne Newton – 1942 – Singer

“I believe that fate is choices – it’s not chance.”

Richard Thompson – 1949 – Musician

“The best thing you’ve got going for you is individuality.”

Eddie Murphy – 1961 – Actor

“I’ve always had confidence.  It came because I have lots of initiative.  I wanted to make something of myself.”

Picabo Street – 1971 – Olympic Skier

“I’m not following anybody’s tracks, I’m making my own, baby.”

Aries Spears – 1975 – Actor

“To sustain longevity, you have to evolve.”

Amanda Bynes – 1986 – Actress

“People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it’s interesting.  It’s like picking who you want to win for the Oscars and not seeing the movie.”

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