Quote Queen

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 4

Christian Furchtegott Gellert – 1715- Poet

“Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne – 1804 – Novelist

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Calvin Coolidge – 1872 – 30th President of the United States

“I have never been hurt by what I have not said.”

Louis B. Mayer – 1882 – Film Mogul

“Be smart, but never show it.”

Rube Goldberg – 1883 – Cartoonist

Ann Landers and me

Ann Landers and me (Photo credit: Alan Light)

“I, I don’t think anybody’s continually happy, uh, except idiots, you know, you know, you have to have little moments of depression.”

Gloria Stuart – 1910 – Actress

“A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets.”

Mitch Miller – 1911 – Musician

“Keep it simple, keep it sexy, keep it sad.”

Abigail Van Buren – 1918 – Journalist (Dear Abby)

“There are two kinds of people in the world:  those who walk into a room and say, ‘There you are,’ and those who say, ‘Here I am.'”

Ann Landers – 1918 – Journalist

“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.”

Leona Helmsley – 1920 – Businesswoman

“Only little people pay taxes.”

Gina Lollobrigida – 1927 – Actress

“A woman at 20 is like ice, at 30 she is warm and at 40 she is hot.”

Neil Simon – 1927 – Playwright

“Money bring some happiness.  But after a certain point, it just bring more money.”

Al Davis – 1929 – Businessman

“You don’t adjust.  You just dominate.”

Chuck Tanner – 1929 – Athlete

“There are three secrets to managing.  The first secret is have patience.  The second is be patient.  And the third most important secret is patience.”

George Steinbrenner – 1930 – Businessman

Geraldo Rivera

Geraldo Rivera (Photo credit: nick step)

“Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing.  Breathing first, winning next.”

Richard Petty – 1937 – Athlete

“No one wants to quit when he’s losing and no one wants to quit when he’s winning.”

Bill Withers – 1938 – Musician

“I feel that it is healthier to look out at the world through a window than through a mirror, otherwise, all you see is yourself and whatever is behind you.”

Geraldo Rivera – 1943 – Journalist

“Never take a job where winter winds can blow up your pants.”

Victoria Abril – 1959 – Actress

“Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn!”

Elie Saab – 1964 – Designer

“If I hadn’t been a determined person I wouldn’t have succeeded in life.”

Melaine Fiona – 1983 – Musician

“Surround yourself with positive people.”

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