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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 20

Hellman, on jacket of her autobiography An Unf...

Hellman, on jacket of her autobiography An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Anna Letitia Barbauld – 1743 – Poet

“The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.”

Charles W. Chesnutt – 1858 – Novelist

“There’s time enough, but none to spare.”

Giorgio Morandi – 1890 – Artist

“Everything is a mystery, ourselves, and all things both simple and humble.”

Lillian Hellman – 1905 – Dramatist

“People change and forget to tell each other.”

Errol Flynn – 1909 – Actor

“It isn’t what they say about you, it’s what they whisper.”

Aime Cesaire – 1913 – Poet

“Poetic knowledge is born in the great silence of scientific knowledge.”

Orlando Aloysius Battista – 1917 – Scientist

“An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.”

Chet Atkins – 1924 – Musician

Errol Flynn

Errol Flynn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Once you become predictable, no one’s interested anymore.”

Audie Murphy – 1924 – Soldier

“Lead from the front.”

Eric Dolphy – 1928 – Musician

“When you hear music, after it’s over, it’s gone, in the air.  You can never capture it again.”

Olympia Dukakis – 1931 – Actress

“Winning is everything in Hollywood.”

Wendy Craig – 1934 – Actress

“One rose says more than a dozen.”

Audie Murphy, highly decorated 3rd Infantry Di...

Audie Murphy, highly decorated 3rd Infantry Division officer who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the fighting in the Bois de Riedwihr. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lionel Richie – 1949 – Musician

“Greatness comes from fear.  Fear can either shut us down and we can go home, or we fight through it.”

Paul Muldoon – 1951 – Poet

“For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry.”

John Goodman – 1952 – Actor

“TV is the best babysitter.”

Robert Craig – 1953 – Author

“I love the fact that you collaborate with your readers when you write a book.”

Robert Rodriguez – 1968 – Director

“Creative people are notoriously the slowest to adopt new technology.”

Josh Lucas – 1971 – Actor

“Always do something different.  Always different things.”

Sandra Oh – 1971 – Actress

“Becoming an actor?  If it’s not a calling, don’t do it.  It’s too hard.”

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