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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 19

on June 19, 2013
Larry and Moe Mug For The Camera

Larry and Moe Mug For The Camera (Photo credit: Larry He’s So Fine)

King James I – 1566 – Royalty

“Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.”

Thomas Fuller – 1608 – Clergyman

“He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.”

Blaise Pascal – 1623 – Philosopher

“Do you wish people to think well of you?  Don’t speak well of yourself.”

Charles Spurgeon – 1834 – Clergyman

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

Sam Walter Foss – 1858 – Poet

“Seek not for fresher founts afar, just drop your bucket where you are.”

Elbert Hubbard – 1859 – Writer

“Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.”

Jose Rizal – 1861 – Writer

“He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination.”

Clarence Stein – 1882 – Architect

“The house itself is of minor importance.  Its relation to the community is the thing that really counts.”

Wallis Simpson – 1895 – Royalty

“Never explain, never complain.”

Moe Howard – 1897 – Actor

“Only fools are positive.”

Lou Gehrig – 1903 – Baseball Player

“The ballplayer who loses his head, who can’t keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all.”

Lester Cole – 1904 – Writer

Actress Phylicia Rashad in the 2007 Red Dress ...

Actress Phylicia Rashad in the 2007 Red Dress Collection for The Heart Truth Foundation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Forgive your enemies, but first get even.”

Abe Fortas – 1910 – Judge

“Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire.”

Julius Schwartz – 1915 – Editor

“Not too many people know who the editor is.”

Joshua Nkomo – 1917 – Politician

“All I’m trying to do is not join my ancestral spirits just yet.”

Pauline Kael – 1919 – Critic

“In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information.  The rest is advertising.”

Gena Rowlands – 1930 – Actress

“I can never have a poker face.  Anybody looking at me can tell exactly what I’m thinking.”

Tobias Wolff – 1945 – Writer

“Memory is funny.  Once you hit a vein the problem is not how to remember but how to control the flow.”

Salman Rushdie – 1947 – Novelist

“A book is a version of the world.  If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.”

Phylicia Rashad – 1948 – Actress

“Acting’s not about nose jobs and liposuction.  It’s about being truthful to what you’re doing.”

Paula Abdul – 1962 – Musician

“Keep the faith, don’t lose your perseverance and always trust your gut instinct.”

Sadie Frost – 1965 – Actress

Brian McBride during USMNT practice session

Brian McBride during USMNT practice session (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Having money has given me a certain freedom, but being in the public eye has taken away a lot.”

Joichi Ito – 1966 – Businessman

“Money creates a power relationship between the payer and the payee.”

Lara Spencer – 1969 – Journalist

“Finding your style is like putting puzzle pieces together.”

Robin Tunney – 1972 – Actress

“Actors love mental disorders, dialects, and corsets.  Give them one of the three and they’re happy.”

Brian McBride – 1972 – Athlete

“Basically I say a few prayers before a game and let that direct me, not superstitions.”

Poppy Montgomery – 1975 – Actress

“Every rule should be broken at least one time.”

Zoe Saldana – 1978 – Actor

“Glamour is about feeling good in your own skin.”

Mia Maestro – 1978 – Actress

“If you’re always strict with yourself, life gets miserable.  And we’re supposed to enjoy life.”

Paul Dano – 1984 – Actor

“Everything you do, every experience that you have, enlightens you a little bit or worsens you.”


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