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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 30

English: Publicity photo of Lena Horne perform...

English: Publicity photo of Lena Horne performing on The Bell Telephone Hour television show. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Georges Duhamel, (1884-1966), was a French wri...

Georges Duhamel, (1884-1966), was a French writer and poet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Gay – 1685 – Poet

“Tell me and I forget.  Show me and I remember.  Involve me and I understand.”

Georges Duhamel – 1884 – Novelist

“Do not trust your memory; it is a net of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.”

Emmet Fox – 1886 – Author

“You must not allow yourself to dwell for a single moment on any kind of negative thought.”

C. Northcote Parkinson – 1909 – Historian

“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.”

Lena Horne – 1917 – Singer

“Always be smarter than the people who hire you.”

Vincent D’Onofrio – 1959 – Actor

“It’s pretty simple, pretty obvious:  that people’s first impressions of people are really a big mistake.”

Mark Waters – 1964 – Director

“Daydreaming allows you to play out scenarios where you miraculously save the day.  You play your scenarios in your head that are kind of crazy, and then you personally, heroically resolve them.”

Mike Tyson – 1966 – Boxer

“Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth.”

Michael Phelps – 1985 – Athlete

“I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work even if they are uncomfortable at the time.”

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