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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 13

on May 13, 2013
English: Young Daphne du Maurier (about 1930) ...

English: Young Daphne du Maurier (about 1930) Русский: Портрет Дафны дю Морье в молодости (начало 30-х годов ХХ века) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Alphonse Daudet – 1840 – Novelist

“Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children.”

Arthur Sullivan – 1842 – Composer

“I am terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music will be put on records forever.”

George Braque – 1882 – Artist

“Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry.”

Daphne du Maurier – 1907 – Novelist

“Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.”

Joe Louis – 1914 – Athlete

“Every man’s got to figure to get beat sometime.”

Bea Arthur – 1923 – Actress

“Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate, cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those around you to do the same.”

Clive Barnes – 1927 – Journalist

“Television is the first truly democratic culture – the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want.  The most terrifying thing is what people do want.”

Madeleine Albright – 1937 – Stateswoman

“While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government, in the short run, it is among the most fragile.”

Stephen R. Donaldson – 1947 – Writer

Madeleine Albright, official secretary of Stat...

Madeleine Albright, official secretary of State portrait (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I respect my limitations, but I don’t use them as an excuse.”

Zoe Wanamaker – 1949 – Actress

“I don’t have the confidence to be a personality.”

Stevie Wonder – 1950 – Musician and Singer (Stevland Hardaway Judkins)

“We all have ability.  The difference is how we use it.”

Dennis Rodman – 1961 – Athlete

“A player dreams of being a superstar, but he doesn’t want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph.”


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