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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 7

on June 7, 2013
English: Bear Grylls in front of an Alaska Air...

English: Bear Grylls in front of an Alaska Air National Guard, 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter before heading out to Spencer Glacier to film Man vs. Wild (Born

Anna Kournikova at a tennis clinic.
Anna Kournikova at a tennis clinic. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Survivor). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Paul Gauguin – 1848 – French Painter and Wood Engraver

“I shut my eyes in order to see.”

Robert S. Mulliken – 1896 – Chemist

“I would like to emphasize strongly my belief that the era of computing chemists, when hundreds if not thousands of chemists will go to the computing machine instead of the laboratory for increasingly many facets of chemical information, is already at hand.  There is only one obstacle, namely that someone must pay for the computing time.”

Jessica Tandy – 1909 – Actress

“You are richer by doing things.”

Gwendolyn Brooks – 1917 – Writer and Poet

“A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired writers.”

Nikki Giovanni – 1943 – Poet

“I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens.  Life is only about the I-tried-to-do.  I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.”

Liam Neeson – 1952 – Irish Actor

“It’s interesting, the more successful you become the more people want to give you stuff for nothing.”

Louise Erdrich – 1954 – Writer and Poet

“Love won’t be tampered with, love won’t go away.  Push it to one side and it creeps to the other.”

Prince – 1958 (Prince Rogers Nelson) – Musician

“Everyday is a blessing from God.  And I consider it a new beginning.  Yeah, everything is beautiful.”

Bear Grylls – 1974 (Edward Michael Grylls) – TV Personality

“A man’s pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.”

Allen Iverson – 1975 – Basketball Player

“This is the thing you dream about when you’re a kid, even before getting into the league.”

Anna Kournikova – 1981 – Russian Tennis Player and Model

“I think it’s really important for me not to forget where I came from.”


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