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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 14

on July 14, 2013
English: Owen Wister

English: Owen Wister (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pasquier Quesnel – 1634 – Theologian

“The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert.”

James Whistler – 1834 – Artist

“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”

Emmeline Pankhurst – 1858 – Activist

“Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.”

Owen Wister – 1860 – Writer

“When you can’t have what you choose, you just choose what you have.”

Happy Chandler – 1898 – Politician

“We Americans are a peculiar people.  We are for the underdog, no matter how much of a dog he is.”

Gerald Finzi – 1901 – Composer

“But no work from a first rate mind is ever really second rate.”

Erwin Griswold – 1904 – Lawyer

“The right to be left alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution’s Bill of Rights.”

Isaac Bashevis Singer – 1904 – Novelist

English: Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, ...

English: Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: This Machine Kills Fascists Türkçe: Woody Guthrie, üzerinde “Bu makine faşistleri öldürür” yazan gitarıyla birlikte (8 Mart 1943). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.”

Woody Guthrie – 1912 – Musician

“This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island.  From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters.  This land was made for you and me.”

Northrop Frye – 1912 – Critic

“Advertising – a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.”

Gerald R. Ford – 1913 – 38th President of the United States

“A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.”

Jerome Lawrence – 1915 – Playwright

“A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air.  A psychotic is the man who lives in it.  A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.”

Arthur Laurents – 1918 – Playwright

“Psychoanalysts and elephants, they never forget.”

Ingmar Bergman – 1918 – Director

“I write scripts to serve as skeletons awaiting the flesh and sinew of images.”

Lee Friedlander – 1934 – Photographer

“I retired from everything except work.”

Bruce Oldfield – 1950 – Designer

“Don’t be limited by the expectations of others.  You can always be better and do more.”

Esther Dyson – 1951 – Scientist

“Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect.   People want things to be better.”


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