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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

on June 18, 2013
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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