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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!

July 1

on July 1, 2013
Gideon Welles

Gideon Welles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Joseph Hall – 1574 – Clergyman

“A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.”

Gottfried Leibniz – 1646 – Philosopher

“Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.”

Georg C. Lichtenberg – 1742 – Scientist

“Everyone is a genius at least once a year.  The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.”

Gideon Welles – 1802 – Soldier

“It is vain to expect a well-balanced government without a well-balanced society.”

George Sand – 1804 – Novelist

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness.  Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”

William Strunk, Jr. – 1869 – Writer

“Omit needless words.”

Waldemar Young – 1878 – Writer

“There’s no twilight in the tropics.  Night falls like a curtain.”

Thomas A. Dorsey – 1899 – Musician

“Money doesn’t make the man.  Some people have money and some people are rich.”

Charles Laughton – 1899 –  Actor

“They can’t censor the gleam in my eye.”

Mary Calderone – 1904 – Scientist

“I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the life of those people.”

Bill Stein – 1907 – Actor

“Our elections are free, it’s the results where we eventually pay.”

Willie Dixon – 1915- Musician

“Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect.  For what has happened?  A miracle.  You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.”

Olivia De Havilland – 1916 – Actress

“Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realizing that it is against all the rules of life.  You can’t be on top all the time, it isn’t natural.”

Imelda Marcos – 1929 – Celebrity

Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron (Photo credit: joanna tidball)

 

“People say I’m extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty.  But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?”

Leslie Caron – 1931 – Actress

“I think it’s the end of progress if you stand still and think of what you’ve done in the past.  I keep on.”

Princess Diana – 1961 – British Royalty

“They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody.”


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