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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 5

on April 5, 2013
This screenshot shows Spencer Tracy as Dr. Jek...

This screenshot shows Spencer Tracy as Dr. Jekyll conducting his experiments. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Booker T. Washington – 1856 – Educationist

“No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.”

Spencer Tracy – 1900 – Actor

“This mug of mine is as plain as a barn door. Why should people pay 35 cents to look at it?”

Melvyn Douglas – 1901 – Actor

“Don’t make excuses and don’t talk about it.  Do it.”

Richard Eberhart – 1904 – Poet

“Style is the perfection of a point of view.”

Bette Davis – 1908 – Actress

“To look back is to relax one’s vigil.”

Goddard Lieberson – 1911 – Businessman

“Show me an orchestra that likes its conductor and I’ll show you a lousy conductor.”

Gregory Peck – 1916 – Actor

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?”

Robert Bloch – 1917 – Writer

Cropped screenshot of Bette Davis from the tra...

Cropped screenshot of Bette Davis from the trailer for the film The Letter. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The man who can smile when things go wrong has thought of someone else he can blame on it.”

Frank Gorshin – 1933 – Actor

“The finer the bait, the shorter the wait!”

Colin Powell – 1937 – Military Leader

“You can’t make someone else’s choices.  You shouldn’t let someone else make yours.”

Dean Kamen – 1951 – Inventor

“I don’t want to think about how many people have thought or still think that I’m crazy.”

Krista Allen – 1972 – Actress

“Life is too short not to do a little practical joking.”

Kim Collins – 1976 – Athlete

“Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.”

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