Quote Queen

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 29

Bob Hope

Bob Hope (Photo credit: twm1340)

Patrick Henry – 1736 – Patriot, Lawyer, and Speaker

“I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.”

G. K. Chesterton – 1874 – Writer (Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

“There is a great deal of difference between the eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants to read a book.”

Oswald Spengler – 1880 – Philosopher

“Socialism is nothing but capitalism of the lower class.”

Beatrice Lillie – 1894 – Actress

“I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals.”

Bob Hope – 1903 – Comedian (Leslie Townes Hope)

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”

T. H. White – 1906 – Writer

“The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.”

John F. Kennedy – 1917 – 35th President of the United States

“Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.”

Paul R. Ehrlich – 1932 – Scientist

“To err is human, but to really foul thing up you need a computer.”

English: Paul R. Ehrlich

English: Paul R. Ehrlich (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles W. Pickering – 1937 – Judge
“A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant, and respectful.”

Al Unser – 1939 – Race Car Driver

“Dad taught me everything I know.  Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows.”

Maurice Bishop – 1944 – Politician

“Forward ever, backward never.”

Jerry Moran – 1954 – Politician

“I am convinced that success is not measured by what you get out of life, but by what you give back.”

Ted Levine – 1958 – Actor

“Good comedy is ageless.”

Annette Bening – 1958 – Actress

“Acting is not about being famous, it’s about exploring the human soul.”

Melissa Etheridge – 1961 – Singer and Songwriter

“Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to be a certain way.  Be unique.  Be what you feel.”

Eric Davis – 1962 – Athlete

“I don’t listen to what people say about me and I don’t read what they write about me.  People can compare me to anyone they want to, but I’m not going to worry about it.”

Lisa Whelchel – 1963 – Actress

“There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace.”

Noel Gallagher – 1967 – Musician

“We’re not arrogant, we just believe we’re the best band in the world.”

Aaron McGruder – 1974 – Artist

“Once you give up rights, they’re not going to give them back.”

Melaine Brown – 1975 – Musician

“I live on my gut instinct.”

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