Quote Queen

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 4

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lawrence Barrett – 1836 – Actor

“An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.”

Remy de Gourmont – 1858 – Novelist

“If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be – not understood, but divined.”

Tris Speaker – 1888 – Athlete

“Luck is the great stabilizer in baseball.”

Robert E. Sherwood – 1896 – Playwright

“We all come from our own little planets.  That’s why we’re all different.  That’s what makes life interesting.”

Muddy Waters – 1915 – Musician (McKinley Morganfield)

“If you got something you don’t want other people to know, keep it in your pocket.”

Maya Angelou – 1928 – Writer and Singer (Marguerite Johnson)

“The caged bird sings with a fearful trill / of things unknown but longed for still / and his tune is heard on the distant hill / for the caged bird sings of freedom.”

Clive Davis – 1932 – Businessman

“You’ve got to seize the opportunity if it is presented to you.”

Kitty Kelley – 1942 – Journalist

“A hero is someone we can admire without apology.”

Craig T. Nelson – 1944 – Actor

“When there’s that forgiveness present and compassion, it just helps you live so much easier.”

English: Actor Robert Downey Jr. promoting the...

English: Actor Robert Downey Jr. promoting the film “Iron Man” in Mexico City (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Christine Lahti – 1950 – Actress

“After doing so many different roles, if you don’t stretch yourself, there’s no excitement left.”

John Hannah – 1951 – Athlete

“The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions.  A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.”

David E. Kelley – 1956 – TV and Film Writer

“The more lawyers there are, the more people are out there to encourage others not to go to law school.”

Robert Downey, Jr. – 1965 – Actor

“The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.”

Jill Scott – 1972 – Musician

“To be a queen of a household is a powerful thing.”

David Blaine – 1973 – Magician

“We are all capable of infinitely more than we believe.”

Heath Ledger – 1979 – Actor

“If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don’t grow.”

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