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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 15

English: Self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci. R...

English: Self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci. Red chalk. 33 × 21 cm. Turin, Royal Library (inv.no. 15571). NOTE This image is in red chalk. Do not revert to the black and white image. Deutsch: Kopf eines bärtigen Mannes, sog. Selbstbildnis. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Leonardo da Vinci – 1452 – Artist and Inventor

“A well-spent day brings happy sleep.”

Henry James – 1843 – Writer and Critic

“Be not afraid of life.  Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”

Bliss Carman – 1861 – Poet

“What are facts but compromises?  A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.”

Corrie Ten Boom – 1892 – Celebrity

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow.  It empties today of its strength.”

Bessie Smith – 1894 – Singer

“I ain’t good-lookin’, but I’m somebody’s angel child.”

Nikita Khrushchev – 1894 – Soviet Leader

“Comrades!  We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all.”

Molly McGee – 1898 – Vaudevillian (Marian Driscoll)

“When a man bring his wife flowers for no reason, there’s a reason.”

Joe Davis – 1901 – Celebrity

“One thing I learned about riding is to look for trouble before it happens.”

Eden Ahbez – 1908 – Musician

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved, just to love and be loved.”

Thomas Szasz – 1920 – Psychologist

“A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.”

John L. Phillips – 1951 – Astronaut

“It took me a long time to get selected as an astronaut.  In fact, I applied for 20 years before I was selected.”

Michael Cooper – 1956 – Athlete

US President John F. Kennedy shaking hands wit...

US President John F. Kennedy shaking hands with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, 3 June 1961 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“This whole thing’s about development.  Not only are we trying to develop players, we’re trying to develop ourselves.”

Evelyn Ashford – 1957 – Athlete

“Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else.”

Emma Thompson – 1959 – Actress

“Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication.  Someone isn’t listening.”

Samantha Fox – 1966 – Model

“I’ve got ten pairs of trainers.  That’s one for every day of the week.”

Ed O’Brien – 1968 – Musician

“Everyone who’s serious about what they’re doing must be in constant forward motion.”

Emma Watson – 1990 – Actress

“I’ve probably earned the right to screw up a few times.  I don’t want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.”

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