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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 26

Mary Wortley Montague

Mary Wortley Montague (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mary Wortley Montagu – 1689 – Writer

“Civility costs nothing, and buys everything.”

Edmond De Goncourt – 1822 – Writer

“A poet is a man who puts up a ladder to a star and climbs it while playing a violin.”

Maxwell Bodenheim – 1891 – Poet

“Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind.”

Dorothea Lange – 1895 – Photographer

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”

John Wayne – 1907 – Actor (Marion Robert Morrison)

“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life.  Comes into us at midnight very clean.  It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands.  It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.”

Robert Morley – 1908 – Actor

“If people take the trouble to cook, you should take the trouble to eat.”

J. Irwin Miller – 1909 – Businessman

“I would be a poorer person if the only things I knew were what I had found out for myself.”

Miles Davis – 1926 – Musician

“A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do.  I’m still doing it.”

Brent Musburger – 1939 – Celebrity

“Nothing dissects a man in public quite like golf.”

Glenn Turner – 1947 – Athlete

“Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.”

Stevie Nicks – 1948 – Musician

Helena Bonham Carter at the 2005 Toronto Inter...

Helena Bonham Carter at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival promoting Curse of the Wererabbit. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I am pretty fearless, and you know why?  Because I don’t handle fear very well;  I’m not a good terrified person.”

Sally Ride – 1951 – Astronaut

“All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.”

Lenny Kravitz – 1964 – Musician

“For the last few years, it’s been so chic for everybody to be miserable.  Like if you’re in with the cool crowd, you can’t be happy.”

Helena Bonham Carter – 1966 – Actress

“All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.”

Lauryn Hill – 1975 – Musician

“Be honest, brutally honest. That is what’s going to maintain relationships.”

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