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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 4

Picture of William Kingdon Clifford, the mathe...

Picture of William Kingdon Clifford, the mathematician (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Horace Mann – 1796 – Educator

“A house without books is like a room without windows.  No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.”

Thomas Huxley – 1825 – Scientist

“All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.”

William Kingdon Clifford – 1845 – Mathematician

“It is wrong, always, everywhere, for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.”

W. Clement Stone – 1902 – Businessman

“Aim for the moon.  If you miss, you may hit a star.”

Audrey Hepburn – 1929 – Actress

“I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.”

El Cordobes – 1936 – Athlete

“Bravery is believing in yourself, and that thing nobody can teach you.”

Amos Oz – 1939 – Writer

“I find the family the most mysterious and fascinating institution in the world.”

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (Photo credit: Iban Nieto)

George Will – 1941 – Journalist

“A politician’s words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.”

Pia Zadora – 1953 – Actress

“The future comes quickly.  Before you know it, you turn around and it’s tomorrow.”

Keith Haring – 1958 – Artist

“Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times.  It brings together man and the world.  It lives through magic.”

Randy Travis – 1959 – Musician

“It’s not what you take when you leave this world behind you.  It’s what you leave behind you when you go.”

Andrew Denton – 1960 – Comedian

“Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.”

Lance Bass – 1979 – Musician

“You’ve got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity.”

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