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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 22

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Richard Wagner – 1813 – Composer

“Joy is not in things; it is in us.”

Mary Cassatt – 1844 – Artist

“I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up.”

Arthur Conan Doyle – 1859 – Writer

“Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.”

Alla Nazimova – 1879 – Actress

“Sincerity and the correct use of the voice are the greatest things in the art of acting.”

Laurence Olivier – 1907 – Actor

“Have a very good reason for everything you do.”

Johnny Olson – 1910 – Entertainer

“A voice can also repel, infuriate, or actually make a listener ill.”

Thomas Gold – 1920 – Scientist

“In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid.  I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age.”

Alla Nazimova

Alla Nazimova (Photo credit: Truus, Bob & Jan too!)

T. Boone Pickens – 1928 – Businessman

“Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours.”

M. Scott Peck – 1936 – Psychologist

“Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.”

Richard Benjamin – 1938 – Actor

“I always say that you should remake flops, not hits.”

Paul Winfield – 1941 – Actor

“A lot of people go to find themselves.”

Richard Baker – 1948 – Politician

“To get rich never risk your health.  For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.”

Bernie Taupin – 1950 – Writer

“We may have limped onto Broadway as the underdogs, but underdogs bite back occasionally.”

Lisa Murkowski – 1957 – Politician

“Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.”

Steven Morrissey – 1959 – Musician

“Age shouldn’t affect you.  It’s just like the size of your shoes – they don’t determine how you live your life!  You’re either marvelous or you’re boring, regardless of your age.”

Naomi Campbell – 1970 – Model

“Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue … and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.”

A. J. Langer – 1974 – Actress

“You have to trust your body to take care of you.”

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