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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 18

List of Russian language novelists

List of Russian language novelists (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney (Photo credit: darioferrini)

Ivan Goncharov – 1812 – Novelist

“It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required.”

Auberon Herbert – 1838 – Writer

“You will not make a man wiser by taking freedom or action from him.  A man can only learn when he is free to act.”

Carolyn Wells – 1862 – Author

“Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.”

Raymond Radiguet – 1903 – Author

“Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else and failing.”

Robert Mondavi – 1913 – Businessman

“How beautiful it is to excel, and the goodness of giving from your heart.”

Sammy Cahn – 1919 – Musician

“The popular song is America’s greatest ambassador.”

Red Adair – 1915- Celebrity

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”

Français : Robert Mondavi préparant une dégust...

Français : Robert Mondavi préparant une dégustation de ses vins en 2003 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Phil Crosby – 1926 – Businessman

“You have to lead people gently toward what they already know is right.”

Jerzy Kosinski – 1933 – Novelist

“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.”

Gail Godwin – 1937 – Novelist

“None of us suddenly becomes something overnight.  The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime.”

Lou Brock – 1939 – Athlete

“Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.”

Roger Ebert – 1942 – Critic

“Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.”

Paul McCartney – 1942 – Musician

“I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird.  Now I know it is the people that call others weird that are weird.”

Bill Keller – 1949 – Editor

“Choosing my favorite moment in journalism would be like picking a favorite among my children.  I can’t pick one favorite.”

1966 Lou Brock Front

1966 Lou Brock Front (Photo credit: cthoyes)

Chris Van Allsburg – 1949 – Author

“The idea of the extraordinary happening in the context of the ordinary is what’s fascinating to me.”

Richard Powers – 1957 – Novelist

“I don’t mind arguing with myself.  It’s when I lose that it bothers me.”

Barbara Broccoli – 1960 – Producer

“Never give up, have the passion.  Don’t be afraid.”

Alison Moyet – 1961 – Musician

“When you have a creative mind, it doesn’t stop going.”

Dan O’Brien – 1966 – Athlete

“Take pride in exactly what it is you do and remember it’s okay to fail as long as you don’t give up.”

Ray LaMontagne – 1973 – Musician

“You have to believe in yourself before anybody else believes in you.”

Blake Shelton – 1976 – Musician

“To me, what makes an artist is a unique personality that they’re not afraid to let show.”

David Giuntoli – 1981 – Actor

“Fame for fame’s sake is never a good road to go down.”

Richard Madden – 1986 – Actor

“I try to live honestly in every aspect of my life, which can make things a bit more complicated, right?”

Renee Olstead – 1989 – Actress

“The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around.”

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