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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 27

on April 27, 2013
English: Portrait photograph of President of t...

English: Portrait photograph of President of the United States Ulysses S. Grant (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mary Wollstonecraft – 1759 – Writer

“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.”

Herbert Spencer – 1820 – Philosopher

“Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold.”

Ulysses S. Grant – 1822 – 18th President of the United States

“It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.”

Edward Whymper – 1840 – Explorer

“Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what my be the end.”

Rogers Hornsby – 1896 – Athlete

“I don’t want to play golf.  When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.”

C. Day Lewis – 1904 – Poet

“We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.”

Jack Klugman – 1922 – Actor

“Poverty can teach lessons privilege cannot.”

Coretta Scott King – 1927 – Civil Rights Leader

“Hate is too great a burden to bear.  It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Anouk Aimee – 1932 – Actress

“It’s so much better to desire than to have.”

August Wilson – 1945 – Playwright

“All you need in the world is love and laughter.  That’s all anybody needs.  To have love in one hand and laughter in the other.”

Eric Schmidt – 1955 – Businessman

“We weren’t here to hope and hang on.  We wanted to win.”


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