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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 23

Irvin Cobb

Irvin Cobb (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Dickey – 1794 – Politician

“To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education.”

Irvin S. Cobb – 1876 – Journalist

“A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven’t.”

King Edward VIII – 1894 – English Royalty

“When you’re bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else.”

Winifred Holtby – 1898 – Novelist

“The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding.”

Gordon B. Hinckley – 1910 – Clergyman

“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”


WINIFRED HOLTBY (Photo credit: summonedbyfells)


Edward P. Morgan – 1910 – Journalist

“A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face.  It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy.”

Jean Anouilh – 1910 – French Playwright

“Our entire life – consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.”

David Ogilvy – 1911 – Businessman

“A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.”

June Carter Cash

June Carter Cash (Photo credit: A.Currell)

Alan Turing – 1912 – Mathematician

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”

Art Modell – 1925 – Businessman

“I want to be remembered as a guy who tried his best and did his best.”

June Carter Cash – 1929 – Musician

“Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.”

Dave Bristol – 1933 – Coach

“Boys, baseball is a game where you gotta have fun.  You do that by winning.”

Richard Bach – 1936 – Novelist

“If you love someone, set them free.  If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.”

Wilma Rudolph – 1940 – Track and Field Champion

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of human spirit.  We are all the same in this notion:  The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”

Clarence Thomas – 1948 – Judge

“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”

Randy Jackson – 1956 – Musician

“Figure out who you are.”

Frances McDormand – 1957 – Actress

“The only power you have is the word no.”

Joel Edgerton – 1974 – Actor

“Every job leaves its residue, a bit of extra knowledge, or a new skill-set.”

Jason Mraz – 1977 – Musician

“You come to realize that only one person can tell you what’s expected of you, and that’s you.”

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