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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 22

on April 22, 2013
Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Queen Isabella I – 1451 – Royalty

“The distance is great from the firm belief to the realization from concrete experience.”

Henry Fielding – 1707 – Novelist

“A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.”

Immanuel Kant – 1724 – Philosopher

“If a man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.”

James Sullivan – 1744 – Politician

“Kids will reach whatever expectations you set for them.”

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael – 1766 – Author

“Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike.”

Georg Hermes – 1775 – Theologian

“Death is like an arrow that is already in flight, and your life lasts only until it reaches you.”

Philip James Bailey – 1816 – Poet

“Imagination is the air of the mind.”

Vladimir Lenin – 1870 – Leader

“A lie told often enough becomes the truth.”

J. Robert Oppenheimer – 1904 – Physicist

“Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.”

English: J. Robert Oppenheimer

English: J. Robert Oppenheimer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Eddie Albert – 1908 – Actor

“What’s the most important thing in the world?  It’s love, and I look at that as an energy, not a sentiment.”

Jan de Hartog – 1914 – Writer

“Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed.”

Yehudi Menuhin – 1916 – Musician

“I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being – a birthright.  Music coordinates mind, body, and spirit.”

Donald Cram – 1919 – Scientist

“To retain my fascination with chemistry, I have had to change my research fields about every 10 years.”

Charles Mingus – 1922 – Musician

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”

Aaron Spelling – 1923 – Producer

“You know what shows today are missing?  Stars.”

Bettie Page – 1923 – Model

“I never kept up with the fashions.  I believe in wearing what I thought looked good on me.”

Charlotte Rae – 1926 – Actress

“I always learned to be philanthropic – to give back.”

Guillermo Cabrera Infante – 1929 – Novelist

“A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself, and then publishes for money.  I write for myself and publish just for the reader.”

Issey Miyake – 1935 – Designer

“The purpose – where I start – is the idea of use.  It is not recycling, it’s reuse.”

Glen Campbell – 1936 – Musician

“I like to start the day early, it keeps me out of trouble.”

Jack Nicholson – 1937 – Actor

“I’ll tell you one thing:  Don’t ever give anybody your best advice, because they’re not going to follow it.”

Steve Fossett – 1944 – Aviator

“The good thing about flying solo is it’s never boring.”

Larry Elder – 1952 – Journalist

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”

Willie Robertson – 1972 – Celebrity and Businessman

“I’ll show them it’s all Jase’s fault … I just got to figure out how …”


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