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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 16

on May 16, 2013
A photo I took of Liberace in 1983.

A photo I took of Liberace in 1983. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Bulwer – 1906 – Scientist

“It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.”

Studs Terkel – 1912 – Journalist

“But once you become active in something, something happens to you.  You get excited and suddenly you realize you count.”

Edward T. Hall – 1914 – Scientist

“I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost.”

Liberace – 1919 – Pianist and Entertainer (Wladziu Valentino Liberace)

“You know that bank I used to cry all the way to?  I bought it.”

Merton Miller – 1923 – Economist

“If you take money out of your left pocket and put it in your right pocket, you’re no richer.”

Adrienne Rich – 1929 – Poet

“Lying is done with words and also with silence.”

Betty Carter – 1930 – Musician

“You can do anything you want to do, if you know what to do.”

Janet Jackson Tour 2011

Janet Jackson Tour 2011 (Photo credit: Edward Beavers)

Carol Shields – 1935 – Author

“There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud.”

Yvonne Craig – 1937 – Actress

“Everybody in their own imagination decides what scary is.”

Bob Edwards – 1947 – Journalist

“If you want anything done well, do it yourself.  This is why most people laugh at their own jokes.”

Christian Lacroix – 1951 – Designer

“We all look for lost time.”

Pierce Bronsan – 1953 – Actor

“When people don’t believe in you, you have to believe in yourself.”

Debra Winger – 1955 – Actress

“I don’t believe in careers.  I believe in work.”

Anne Parillaud – 1960 – Actress

“I adore people who ask questions and who cause others to share in their search.”

Janet Jackson – 1966 – Musician

“All those songs reflect all the people that live within me.”

Tucker Carlson – 1969 – Journalist

“I have never been one to look beyond today.”

Bill Rancic – 1971 – Businessman

“The American Dream is still alive out there, and hard work will get you there.  You don’t necessarily need to have an Ivy League education or to have millions of dollars startup money.  It can be done with an idea, hard work, and determination.”

Tori Spelling – 1973 – Actress

“I do have odd habits.  I check under my bed every night for the bogeyman.  That’s just a little thing, though.”

Megan Fox – 1986 – Actress

“I have a mouth and I’m not afraid to use it.”


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