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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 26

on June 26, 2013
English: Pearl Buck, Pulitzer Prize-winning Am...

English: Pearl Buck, Pulitzer Prize-winning American author (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

George A. Smith – 1817 – Clergyman

“Lives are changes by a moment’s listening to conscience, by a single and quiet inclination of the mind.”

Lord Kelvin – 1824 – Irish Scientist

“The true measure of a man is what he would do it he knew he would never be caught.”

Bernard Berenson – 1865 – Historian

“Miracles happen to those who believe in them.”

Sidney Howard – 1891 – Playwright

“One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.”

Pearl S. Buck – 1892 – Author

“You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.”

Big Bill Broonzy – 1893 – Composer

“I guess all songs is folk songs.  I never heard no horse sing ’em.”

Colonel Tom Parker – 1909 – Celebrity

“Don’t try to explain it, just sell it.”

Mildred Babe Didrikson – 1911 – Golfer (Mildred Ella Zaharias)

“It’s not just enough to swing at the ball.  You’ve got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it.”

Virginia Satir – 1916 – Psychologist

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival.  We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance.  We need 12 hugs a day for growth.”

Colin Henry Wilson – 1931 – Writer

“A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.”

One of several studio portraits of Broonzy.

One of several studio portraits of Broonzy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Paul Thomas Anderson – 1970 – Director

“Acting is the hardest job in the entire world.  By far.  Harder than ditch digging.”

Gretchen Wilson – 1973 – Musician

“To me, redneck is a sense of self and a way of life.”

Derek Jeter – 1974 – Athlete

“There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that.”

Michael Vick – 1980 – Athlete

“During my time in prison, I told myself that I wanted to be a part of the solution and not the problem.”

Ariana Grande – 1993 – Actress

“Be happy with being you.  Love your flaws.  Own your quirks.  And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.”

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