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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 25

on June 25, 2013
William Howard Stein

William Howard Stein (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Antonio Gaudi – 1852 – Architect

“Copiers do not collaborate.”

Georges Courteline – 1858 – Dramatist

“If it was necessary to tolerate in other people everything that one permits oneself, life would be unbearable.”

Robert Henri – 1865 – Artist

“Do whatever you do intensely.”

Hermann Oberth – 1894 – Scientist

“Our education system is like an automobile which has strong rear lights, brightly illuminating the past.  But looking forward things are barely discernible.”

Moses Hadas – 1900 – Writer

“The greatest gift is the passion for reading.  It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.  It is a moral illumination.”

George Orwell – 1903 – Author

“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.”

William Howard Stein – 1911 -Scientist

“Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs.”

Harry Seidler – 1923 – Architect

“Architecture is not an inspirational business, it’s a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that’s all.”

Dorothy Gilman – 1923 – Novelist

“It something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel – nothing at all.  The best things arrive on time.”

Sidney Lumet – 1924 – Director

“All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.”

Robert Venturi – 1925 – Architect

Vladimir Kramnik 06 08 2006

Vladimir Kramnik 06 08 2006 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


“Less is a bore.”

Eric Carle – 1929 – Author

“The hardest part is developing the idea, and that can take years.”

Willis Reed – 1942 – Athlete

“Go for the moon.  If you don’t get it, you’ll still be heading for a star.”

Phyllis George – 1949 – Journalist

“Life is what you make it:  If you snooze, you lose; if you snore, you lose more.”

Sonia Sotomayor – 1954 – Judge

“We apply law to facts.  We don’t apply feelings to facts.”

Anthony Bourdain – 1956 – Author

“Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life.”

Ricky Gervais – 1961 – British Comedian

“Where there’s a will there’s a relative.”

George Michael – 1963 – Musician

“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.”

Matt LeBlanc – 1967 – Actor

“I believe that laughter is the best emotional Band-Aid in the world.  It’s like nature’s Neosporin.”

Vladimir Kramnik – 1975 – Russian Chess Champion

“Even if you play perfectly, a fault of your opponent’s can destroy the entire beauty of the game.”

Lauren Bush – 1984 – Model

“I think politicians do great things in the world, but I don’t think they’re the only ones who can.  I don’t like all the rhetoric and the finger pointing.”

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