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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 22

English: Italian statesman Giuseppe Mazzini

English: Italian statesman Giuseppe Mazzini (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jacques Delille – 1738 – Poet

“Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.”

Wilhelm von Humboldt – 1767 – Educator

“I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of these events themselves.”

Giuseppe Mazzini – 1805 – Italian Activist

“Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.”

John Dillinger – 1903 – Criminal

“OK, boys; let’s go make a withdrawal.”

Carl Hubbell – 1903 – Athlete

“A fellow doesn’t last long on what he has done.  He has to keep on delivering.”

Gilbert Highet – 1906 – Writer

“These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.”

Anne Morrow Lindbergh – 1906 – Author

English: Portrait of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, ph...

English: Portrait of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, photographed by Louis Fabian Bachrach, 1918. Image courtesy of the Lindbergh Picture Collection, Yale University Manuscripts & Archives Digital Images Database. Retouched by MarmadukePercy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.”

Billy Wilder – 1906 – Director

“Trust your own instincts.  Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.”

Michael Todd – 1909 – Producer

“I have always advised people never to apply for a job you do not really want.”

Bill Blass – 1922 – Designer

“Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.”

Bruce Kent – 1929 – British Activist

“Some people are genetically programmed to be difficult.”

Dianne Feinstein – 1933 – Politician

“Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.”

Kris Kristofferson – 1936 – Musician

“You don’t paddle against the current, you paddle with it.  And if you get good at it, you throw away the oars.”

Andrew Brown – 1938 – Producer

“The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.”

Abbas Kiarostami – 1940 – Director

“A work of art doesn’t exist outside the perception of the audience.”

Ed Bradley – 1941 – Journalist

“Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck.  Recognize that the harder you word and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.”

Brit Hume – 1943 – Journalist

“Fairness is not an attitude.  It’s a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.”

Pete Maravich – 1947 – Athlete

“There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life.”

Octavia Butler – 1947 – Writer

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing.  There is a time for silence.  A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny.  And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.”

Todd Rundgren – 1948 – Musician

“Behind every tree there’s a new monster.”

Meryl Streep – 1949 – Actress

“Expensive clothes are a waste of money.”

Lindsay Wagner – 1949 – Actress

“Once you go inside and weed through the muck, you will find the real beauty, the truth about yourself.”

Cyndi Lauper – 1953 – Musician

“People can save the world by the way they think and by the way they behave and what they hold to be important.”

Stephen Chow – 1962 – Actor

“A creation needs not only subjectivity, but also objectivity.”

Dan Brown – 1964 – Author

“That is the definition of faith – acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.”

Greg Anderson – 1964 – Athlete

“Focus on the journey, not the destination.  Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”

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