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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 31

on May 31, 2013
Joe Namath was the quarterback for the 1968 AF...

Joe Namath was the quarterback for the 1968 AFC champion New York Jets, the first AFL team to win the Super Bowl. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud – 1753 – Statesman

“When justice has spoken, humanity must have its turn.”

Horatio Seymour – 1810 – Politician

“The merit of our Constitution was, not that it promoted democracy, but checks it.”

Walt Whitman – 1819 – Poet

“Be curious, not judgmental.”

Walter Sickert – 1860 – Artist

“You must come again when you have less time.”

Phyllis Bottome – 1884 – Novelist

“There are two ways of meeting difficulties:  you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them.”

Fred Allen – 1894 – Comedian (John Florence Sullivan)

“A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.”

Norman Vincent Peale – 1898 – Author

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”

Henry M. Jackson – 1912 – Politician

“The best politics is no politics.”

Judith Wright – 1915 – Poet

“Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored.  They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place.”

Edward Bennett Williams – 1920 – Lawyer

“I will defend anyone as long as the client gives me total control of the case and pays up front.”

Clint Eastwood – 1930 – Actor

“I don’t believe in pessimism.  If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead.  If you think it’s going to rain, it will.”

Johnny Paycheck – 1938 – Musician

Brooke Shields (Microscopic photo of original ...

Brooke Shields (Microscopic photo of original celluloid) (Photo credit: an0nym0n0us)

“Always go hard and fast enough so that when you hit the ditch you can pull out the other side.”

Terry Waite – 1939 – Author

“Sometimes the wheels of justice grind slowly.”

John S. Herrington – 1939 – Politician

“There are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond our reach.”

Joe Namath – 1943 – Athlete

“To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where he’s going.”

Sharon Gless – 1943 – Actress

“I’ve come to learn that there is a real difference between men and women.  It’s genetic.”

Bernard Goldberg – 1945 – Writer

“The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone.”

Tom Berenger – 1949 – Actor

“Around mid-life everyone goes manic a little bit.”

Corey Hart – 1962 – Musician

“Wearing sunglasses at night hurts your eyes after a while.”

Brooke Shields – 1965 – Actress

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy.  If one window closes, run to the next window – or break down a door.”

Phil Keoghan – 1967 – Celebrity

“With any good story, you need the adversary, the heroes and villains.  You need a good mixture to make it work.”

Colin Farrell – 1976 – Actor

“Being Irish is very much a part of who I am.  I take it everywhere with me.”


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