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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 13

on April 13, 2013
English: I took photo of Eudora Welty at Natio...

English: I took photo of Eudora Welty at National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. U.S. government collection, public domain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Roger de Rabutin – 1618 – Writer

“Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.”

Thomas Jefferson – 1743 – 3rd President of the United States

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”

Bruno Rossi – 1905 – Scientist

“In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new window into the surrounding world, I felt the urge to look through this window, hoping to see something unexpected.”

Eudora Welty – 1909 – Author

“A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.”

Howard Keel – 1919 – Actor

“The only way to enjoy golf is to be a masochist.  Go out and beat yourself to death.”

Peabo Bryson – 1951 – Musician

“I think you create your own hipness.”

Amy Goodman – 1957 – Journalist

“I’ve learned in my years as journalist that when a politician says ‘That’s ridiculous’ you’re probably on the right track.”

Gary Kasparov – 1963 – Chess Player

“Chess is mental torture.”

English: Garry Kasparov 1980, Chess Olympiad i...

English: Garry Kasparov 1980, Chess Olympiad in Valetta on Malta, photographer Gerhard Hund. Deutsch: Garry Kasparov 1980 bei der Schacholympiade in Valetta auf Malta, fotografiert von Gerhard Hund. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rick Schroder – 1970 – Actor

“I think one of the things that saved me is that I never put all my eggs in one basket.”


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