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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 10

on July 10, 2013
Photograph of Camille Pissarro

Photograph of Camille Pissarro (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Calvin – 1509 – Theologian

“The torture of bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.”

William Blackstone – 1723 – Judge

“It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.”

Arthur Helps – 1813 – Historian

“Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.”

Camille Pissarro – 1830 – Artist

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.”

Nikola Tesla – 1856 – Inventor

“The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly.  One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.”

Finley Peter Dunne – 1867 – Journalist

“Trust everybody, but cut the cards.”

Marcel Proust – 1871 – Novelist

“All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.”

Edmund Cherihew Bentley – 1875 – Journalist

“The art of biography is different from geography.  Geography is about maps, but biography is about chaps.”

Mary McLeod Bethume – 1875 – Educator

Marcel Proust - entschwundene Zeit

Marcel Proust – entschwundene Zeit (Photo credit: Ines Seidel)

“Without faith, nothing is possible.  With it, nothing is impossible.”

Carl Orff – 1895 – Composer

“Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, involve me, I understand.”

William Dampier – 1908 – Explorer

“The world is apt to judge of everything by success; whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.”

Owen Chamberlain – 1920 – Scientist

“Each generation of scientists stands upon the shoulders of those who have gone before.”

David Brinkley – 1920 – Journalist

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

Harvey Ball – 1921 – Celebrity

“I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.”

Jean Kerr – 1922 – Author and Playwright (Bridget Jean Collins)

“Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.”

Alice Munro – 1931 – Writer

“Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories – and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.”

Ronnie James Dio – 1942 – Musician

“The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability.”

Arthur Ashe – 1943 – Athlete

“One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”

Arlo Guthrie – 1947 – Musician

“I’d rather have friends who care than friends who agree with me.”

Seth Godin – 1960 – Writer

“Dig your well before you’re thirsty.”

Adrian Grenier – 1976 – Actor

“It’s enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.”

Jessica Simpson – 1980 – Musician

“People always say that pregnant women have a glow.  And I say it’s because you’re sweating to death.”

Karen Russell – 1981 – Novelist

“For me, writing is a parenthesis where I can make sense of life.”

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