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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 28

on May 28, 2013
English: Louis Agassiz (1807-1873)

English: Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Pitt – 1759 – British Leader

“Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.”

Thomas Moore – 1779 – Poet

“Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities – that’s training or instruction – but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.”

Louis Agassiz – 1807 – Scientist

“I cannot afford to waste my time making money.”

Ian Fleming – 1908 – Writer and Journalist

“A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.”

Walker Percy – 1916 – Writer

“You can get all A’s and still flunk life.”

C. Wright Mills – 1916 – Sociologist

“Prestige is the shadow of money and power.”

Barry Commoner – 1917 – Scientist

“If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.”

Lou Duva – 1922 – Coach

“It’s hard to start from the bottom.”

Jerry West – 1938 – Artist

“Confidence is a lot of this game or any game.  If you don’t think you can, you won’t.”

Gladys Knight – 1944 – Musician

“I don’t regret any decisions I’ve made in  my life.”

Rudy Giuliani – 1944 – Politician

“Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.”

Lynn Johnston – 1947 – Cartoonist

Picture of Rudy Giuliani

Picture of Rudy Giuliani (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Complaining is good for you as long as you’re not complaining to the person you’re complaining about.”

Mark Sanford – 1960 – Politician

“In not my, but our collective hands, is held the promise of change.”

Roland Gift – 1962 – Actor

“It’s better to burn brightly for half as long than to be a dim lingering light.”

Luke Ford – 1966 – Writer

“Everything we do affects other people.”

Marco Rubio – 1971 – Politician

“Even today with the problems that we face, who would you rather be?  Which country would you trade places with?”

Ekaterina Gordeeva – 1971 – Athlete

“Family is always the most important part.”

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