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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 21

A splendid wreck and other poems : illustrated...

A splendid wreck and other poems : illustrated (1888) (Photo credit: CircaSassy)

Anthony Collins – 1676 – Philosopher

“I am obligated to believe certain opinions myself.  No man’s belief will save me except my own.”

Simeon Poisson – 1781 – Mathematician

“Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics.”

Ferdinand Christian Baur – 1792 – Theologian

“Without philosophy, history is always for me dead and dumb.”

Matthew Simpson – 1811 – Clergyman

“Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man, they have wider connections.”

Daniel Carter Beard – 1850 – Artist

“We must depend upon the Boy Scout Movement to produce men of the future.”

Henry Ossawa Tanner – 1859 – Artist

“Get it – get it better or get it worse.  No middle ground of compromise.”

Josiah Stamp – 1880 – Businessman

Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.”

Jean-Paul Sartre (um 1950)

Jean-Paul Sartre (um 1950) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Reinhold Niebuhr – 1892 – Theologian

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

Al Hirschfeld – 1903 – Cartoonist

“Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.”

Jean-Paul Sartre – 1905 – Philosopher

“Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.”

Mary McCarthy – 1912 – Author

“We are the hero of our own story.”

Jane Russell – 1921 – Actress

“Publicity can be terrible.  But only if you don’t have any.”

Conrad Hall – 1926 – Artist

“There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.”

Francoise Sagan – 1935 – Playwright

“Art must take reality by surprise.”

Ian McEwan – 1948 – Author

“True intelligence requires fabulous imagination.”

Kathy Mattea – 1959 – Musician

“We rob ourselves of so much by focusing on the wrong stuff.  And the ability to get into the moment and deal with what is, that’s the real opportunity.”

Nicole Kidman – 1967 – Actress

“I would rather be tough on myself than have other people be tough on me.”

Richard Jefferson – 1980 – Athlete

“Businessmen…were not born chief executives.  They were often people first.”

Prince William – 1982 – British Royalty

“My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful, and caring.”

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