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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!

May 3

Golda Meir

Golda Meir (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Niccolo Machiavelli – 1469 – Diplomat

“Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.”

Golda Meir – 1898 – First Female Prime Minister and Founder of the State of Israel (Golda Mabovitch)

“Trust yourself.  Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.  Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”

Mary Astor – 1906 – Actress (Lucile Vasoncellos Langhanke)

“Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone.”

Earl Wilson – 1907 – Journalist and Columnist

“Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you’re scared to death.”

Pete Seeger – 1919 – Singer

“Do you know the difference between education and experience?  Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.”

Sugar Ray Robinson – 1921 – Professional Boxer (Walker Smith, Jr.)

“To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.”

Steve Weinberg – 1933 – Physicist

“An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy.”

English: American boxer Sugar Ray Robinson (19...

English: American boxer Sugar Ray Robinson (1921-1989) being held aloft by other boxers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Frankie Valli – 1934 – Musician and Singer (Francis Stephen Castelluccio)

“You can take the guy out of the neighborhood but you can’t take the neighborhood out of the guy.”

Jaron Lanier – 1960 – Artist

“The interesting thing about advertising is that the things that annoy us sometimes, some things about it are really human.  It’s us looking at ourselves – and like all human endeavors, it’s imperfect.”

Joe Murray – 1961 – Animator

“Marriage should be a duet – when one sings, the other claps.”

John Jensen – 1965 – Athlete

“The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry.”

Christina Hendricks – 1975 – Actress

“I’ve always been someone who really watches other people, human behavior.  To watch it and be able to express it through your vision has always been really exciting to me.”

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