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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 29

on April 29, 2013
English: Duke Ellington, a famous jazz musicia...

English: Duke Ellington, a famous jazz musician, poses with his piano at the KFG Radio Studio. KFG is Fitzsimons Army Medical Center’s radio station. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Randolph Hurst – 1863 – Publisher

“In suggesting gifts:  Money is appropriate and one size fits all.”

Thomas Beecham – 1879 – Composer

“Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty.  Magical music never leaves the memory.”

Duke Ellington – 1899 – Pianist and Band Leader

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

Richard Carlson – 1912 – Author

“When you let someone else win an argument, often you both end up winners.”

George Allen, Sr. – 1918 – Coach

“Every day you waste is one you can never make up.”

Maurice Strong – 1929 – Businessman

“So, what we do as individuals matters.  It adds up.”

Rod McKuen – 1933 – Poet

“The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.”

Otis Rush – 1934 – Musician

“A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin’, and that’s the blues.”

Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi (Photo credit: sarahinvegas)

Richard Kline – 1944 – Actor

“Confidence is preparation, everything  else is beyond your control.”

Dale Earnhardt – 1951 – Race Car Driver

“Second place is just the first place loser.”

David Icke – 1952 – Athlete

“The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous.”

Jerry Seinfeld – 1954 – Comedian

“I was the best man at the wedding.  If I’m the best man, why is she marrying him?”

Kate Mulgrew – 1955 – Actress

“Great writing is great writing.  It’s as simple as all that.”

Daniel Day-Lewis – 1957 – Actor

“Everybody has to know for themselves what they’re capable of.”

Michelle Pfeiffer – 1958 – Actress

“Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was able to look at the bright side rather than the dark side all the time.  Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am.”

Uma Thurman – 1970 – Actress

“I was not particularly bright, I wasn’t very attractive, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking.  I was just really weird as a kid.”

Andre Agassi – 1970 – Athlete

“If you don’t practice you don’t deserve to win.”

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