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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 8

Portrait of Harvey Cushing by Doris Ullman, 1920s

Portrait of Harvey Cushing by Doris Ullman, 1920s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Harvey Cushing – 1869 – Scientist

“A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man – he must view the man in his world.”

Mary Pickford – 1892 – Actress and Producer

“Supposing you have tried and failed again and again.  You may have a fresh start any moment you chose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

Ilka Chase – 1903 – Actress

“You can always spot a well informed man – his views are the same as yours.”

Sonja Henie – 1912 – Ice Skater and Actress

“Jewelry takes people’s minds off your wrinkles.”

Betty Ford – 1918 – Wife of President Gerald Ford

“I have an independent streak.  You know, it’s kind of hard to tell an independent woman what to do.”

Kofi Annan – 1938 – Secretary General of United Nations

“If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.”

Catfish Hunter – 1946 – Baseball Player (James Augustus Hunter)

English: President George W. Bush, Former Pres...

English: President George W. Bush, Former President Gerald Ford and Betty Ford greet the media at the end of his visit in Rancho Mirage, California, Sunday, April 23, 2006. Français : Président américain George W. Bush avec l’ancien président Gerald Ford et sa femme Betty Ford. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Winning isn’t everything.  Wanting to win is.”

Barbara Kingsolver – 1955 – Novelist

“The truth needs so little rehearsal.”

Evan Davis – 1962 – Economist

“Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.”

Julian Lennon – 1963 – Son of John Lennon

“On the one hand, I’ve had such a normal upbringing with my mum, who has kept me grounded, but on the other, the wild experiences through my dad.”

Robin Wright Penn – 1966 – Actress

“If you get enough sleep, cut back on cigarettes and red meat, you look better the next day.”

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