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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 28

on June 28, 2013
Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Peter Paul Rubens – 1577 – Artist

“My talent is such that no undertaking, however vast in size…however surpassed my courage.”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau – 1712 – Philosopher

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”

Luigi Pirandello – 1867 – Playwright

“A fact is like a sack – it won’t stand up if it’s empty.  To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.”

Alexis Carrel – 1873 – Scientist

“In man, the things which are not measureable are more important than those which are measureable.”

Harold W. Dodds – 1889 – Educator

“A thick head can do as much damage as a hard heart.”

Richard Rogers – 1902 – Composer

“What’s wrong with sweetness and light?  It’s been around quite awhile.”

Ashley Montagu – 1905 – Scientist

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise.  It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”

Eric Ambler – 1909 – Writer

“International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood.”

William Whitelaw – 1918 – Politician

French surgeon and biologist Alexis Carrel (18...

French surgeon and biologist Alexis Carrel (1873-1944) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It is never wise to try to appear to be more clever than you are.  It is sometimes wise to appear slightly less so.”

Mel Brooks – 1926 – Comedian

“Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.”

Harold Evans – 1928 – Journalist

“The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth.”

Pat Morita – 1932 – Actor

“I never was able to do karate.  That’s calling me a good actor.  I act like I can do anything.”

Leon Panetta – 1938 – Politician

“Go forward, knowing that you are greater than the challenges of your time.”

Bruce Davison – 1946 – Actor

“A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening.”

Howard Barker – 1946 – Playwright

“A good play puts the audience through a certain ordeal.”

Gilda Radner – 1946 – Comedian

Pro Football Hall of Fame member and former De...

Pro Football Hall of Fame member and former Denver Broncos star John Elway now resides in Englewood. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Dreams are like paper, they tear so easily.”

Mark Helprin – 1947 – Novelist

“Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.”

Kathy Bates – 1948 – Actress

“Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.”

John Elway – 1960 – Athlete.

“I always believe there’s a reason why you go through everything.”

Elon Musk – 1971 – Businessman

“I think that’s the single best piece of advice:  constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.”

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