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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!

June 6

on June 6, 2013
Carl Sandburg, American poet

Carl Sandburg, American poet (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nathan Hale – 1755 – American Revolutionary War Officer and Hero

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”

Dean Inge – 1860 – Author

“A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said of human beings.”

Robert Falcon Scott – 1868 – Explorer

“Every day some new fact comes to light – some new obstacle which threatens the gravest obstruction.  I suppose this is the reason which makes the game so well worth playing.”

Thomas Mann – 1875 – Novelist

“A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”

Carl Sandburg – 1878 – Poet

“A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”

Paul Dudley White – 1886 – Scientist

“A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.”

Richard E. Smalley – 1943 – Chemist

“I don’t think that most people thought I would amount to anything when I was a high schooler.  Neither did I, frankly…I never thought I would even get a job, let alone be a scientist, let alone be lucky enough to have been in areas that have had an impact so far beyond my expectations.”

Lasse Hallstrom – 1946 – Director

“I love mixing amateurs and professionals.”

Robert Englund – 1947 – Actor and Director

“I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my characters.”

Sandra Bernhard – 1955 – Actress

English: Sandra Bernhard at Daryl Roth Theatre...

English: Sandra Bernhard at Daryl Roth Theatre New York. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“Everybody has their own way of tapping into their realness.”


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