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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 10

Clare Boothe Luce, American editor, playwright...

Clare Boothe Luce, American editor, playwright, social activist, politician, journalist, and diplomat. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Hazlitt – 1778 – Critic

“A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.”

Lew Wallace – 1827 – Soldier

“One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.”

Joseph Pulitzer – 1847 – Publisher

“Publicity, publicity, publicity is the greatest moral factor and force in our public life.”

George Arliss – 1868 – Actor

“Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.”

Clare Boothe Luce – 1903 – Dramatist

“Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.”

Delores Huerta – 1930 – Activist and Labor Leader

“If you haven’t forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?”

Omar Sharif – 1932 – Actor

“Working gets in the way of living.”

David Halberstam – 1934 – Journalist

Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif (Photo credit: David Michael Morris)

“Memory is often less about the truth than about what we want it to be.”

John Madden – 1936 – Football Coach and Broadcaster

“Self-praise is for losers.  Be a winner.  Stand for something.  Always have class, and be humble.”

Paul Theroux – 1941 – Novelist

“Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing.”

Steven Segal – 1951 – Actor

“Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others.  Live with integrity and morality, and not only with people but with all beings.”

Juan Williams – 1954 – Journalist

“Sometimes you have to understand that you push ahead, there’s going to be a lot of flak, there’s going to be a lot of dogs barking, but the wagon train moves ahead.”

Anne Lamott – 1954 – Author

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.”

John M. Ford – 1957 – Writer

“We’re not lost.  We’re locationally challenged.”

Rachel Corrie – 1979 – Activist

“Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up.”

Michael Pitt – 1981 – Actor

“It sounds cliché, but success is your friends, your family, what you do, and if you’re happy when you wake up.”

Mandy Moore – 1984 – Singer

“Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life.”

Haley Joel Osment – 1988 – Actor

“I like normal stuff people fear – like spiders and heights.  I’m frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard to figure out and get a grip on.”

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