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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 11

Photographic portrait of Charles Evans Hughes.

Photographic portrait of Charles Evans Hughes. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

George Canning – 1770 – Statesman

“I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.”

Edward Everett – 1794 – Statesman

“Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.”

Charles Evans Hughes – 1862 – Judge

“A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.”

Dean Acheson – 1893 – Statesman

“A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.”

Masaru Ibuka – 1908 – Businessman

“Creativity comes from looking for the unexpected and stepping outside your own experience.”

Leo Rosten – 1908 – Humorist

“The fellow who laughs last may last best, but he gets the reputation of being very slow-witted.”

Norman McLaren – 1914 – Artist

“Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.”

Theodore Isaac Ruben – 1923 – Psychologist

“The problem is not that there are problems.  The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.”

Joel Grey – 1932 – Actor

“I love being in a show.  I love the community aspect of it.  I like the discipline of it, too.”

Thomas Harris – 1940 – Author

“Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness except greed.”

Ellen Goodman – 1948 – Columnist

Masaru Ibuka, the co-founder of Sony

Masaru Ibuka, the co-founder of Sony (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.”

Dorothy Allison – 1949 – Writer

“Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.”

Ednita Nazario – 1950 – Musician

“I have to trust what I do and then do it.”

Andrew Wiles – 1953 – Mathematician

“However impenetrable it seems, if you don’t try it, then you can never do it.”

Joss Stone – 1987 – Singer (Joscelyn Eve Stoker)

“People forget what it was like to be young, the stuff I’m experiencing now is for the first time.”

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