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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 5

on July 5, 2013
P.T. Barnum

P.T. Barnum (Photo credit: cliff1066™)

P. T. Barnum – 1810 – Entertainer

“Whatever you do, do it with all your might.  Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now.”

Mandell Creighton – 1843 – Historian

“No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good.”

William Thomas Stead – 1849 – Journalist

“It is in the power of every individual to do that which the community as a whole is powerless to effect.”

Wanda Landowska – 1879 – Musician

“I never practice; I always play.”

Hazrat Inayat Khan – 1882 – Clergyman

“The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.”

Jean Cocteau – 1889 – French Poet and Novelist

“We must believe in luck.  For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like.”

Frederick Lewis Allen – 1890 – Editor

“Everything is more complicated than it looks to most people.”

Marcel Achard – 1899 – Playwright

“Women like silent men,  They think they’re listening.”

Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of former Pre...

Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of former President Richard Nixon, present the Nixon Center Distinguished Service Award to Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates during a dinner in his honor in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Joan Welsh – 1927 – Educator

“Influence is what you think you have until you try to use it.”

Shirley Knight – 1936 – Actress

“Men are allowed to get older and women are not.”

Julie Nixon Eisenhower – 1948 – Daughter of President Richard Nixon

“All leaders share something in common.  They feel they are the only ones who can do the job.”

Bill Watterson – 1958 – Cartoonist

“Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around.”

Susan Wojcicki – 1968 – Businesswomen

“Work smart.  Get things done.”

Chuck Klosterman – 1972 – Critic

“Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they’re honest about everything.”

Dave Haywood – 1982 – Musician

“That’s country music for you – bourbon and the Bible.”


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