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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 6

on July 6, 2013
Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait, 1940. See discussi...

Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait, 1940. See discussion of her works below. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Paul Jones – 1747 – Soldier

“If fear is cultivated, it will become stronger; if faith is cultivated, it will achieve mastery.”

Roger Babson – 1875 – Educator

“The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it!”

Marc Bloch – 1886 – Historian

“The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale.  He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.”

Hanns Eisler – 1898 – Composer

“Someone who knows only music, understands nothing about it.”

Frida Kahlo – 1907 – Mexican Painter

“I never paint dreams or nightmares.  I paint my own reality.”

Nancy Reagan – 1921 – 2nd Wife of President Ronald Reagan (Anne Frances Robbins)

“A woman is like a teabag – only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.”

Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan aboard an Ameri...

Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan aboard an American boat in California, 1964. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Merv Griffin – 1925 – Entertainer

“If you make the customer a promise … make sure you deliver it.”

Neal A. Maxwell – 1926 – Clergyman

“Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.”

Janet Leigh – 1927 – Actress

“In order to dream, you need to have a springboard which is the facts … It gives it that touch of reality, and I think that’s quite important … truth with fiction.”

Della Reese – 1931 – Musician

“So whatever it is you want, need, or desire or just like to have, you better try to get it now, ’cause this is the only time there is.”

Dalai Lama – 1935 – Leader

“Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.”

Ned Beatty – 1937 – Actor

“It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command.”

Bessie Head – 1937 – Writer

“Love is mutually feeding each other, not one living on another like a ghoul.”

George W. Bush – 1946 – 43rd President of the United States

“I have a different vision of leadership.  A leader is someone who brings people together.”

Sylvester Stallone – 1946 – Actor

“I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers.  And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.”

Hilary Mantel – 1952 – Writer

“A novel should be a book of questions, not a book of answers.”

Nanci Griffith – 1953 – Musician

“Being a good songwriter means paying attention and sticking your hand out the window to catch the song on the way to someone else’s house.”

Pau Gasol – 1980 – Athlete

“It doesn’t matter who gets what.  It’s just a matter of doing what it takes to win.”


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