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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 29

on June 29, 2013
English: Particular of a famous portrait of th...

English: Particular of a famous portrait of the Count Giacomo Leopardi. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Giacomo Leopardi – 1798 – Poet

“People are ridiculous only when they try or seem to be that which they are not.”

William J. Mayo – 1861 – Scientist

“A specialist is a man who knows more and more about less and less.”

James Harvey Robinson – 1863 – Historian

“We find it hard to believe that other people’s thoughts are as silly as our own, but they probably are.”

James Van Der Zee – 1886 – Photographer

“Happiness is perfume, you can’t pour it on somebody else without getting a few drops on yourself.”

William Powell – 1892 – Actor

“Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery – 1900 – Novelist

“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”

Nelson Eddy – 1901 – Musician

“In society, one doesn’t tell the truth, one tells the exact opposite.”

Ed Gardner – 1901 – Actor

“Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings.”

Bernard Herrmann – 1911 – Composer

“Your views are as narrow as your tie.”

Van Der Zee in 1982

Van Der Zee in 1982 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Robert Evans – 1930 – Director

“I learned at a very early age, the easiest thing in the world is to tell the truth, and then you don’t have to remember what you said.  It has nothing to do with morality, just remembering what you said.”

Richard Lewis – 1947 – Comedian

“I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.”

Andrew Bernstein – 1949 – Philosopher

“Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life.  It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life.”

Don Dokken – 1953 – Musician

“I am not in competition with my peers; I am in competition with myself.”

Katherine Jenkins – 1980 – Musician

“Confidence is one of the sexiest things.”


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