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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

on April 11, 2013
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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