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 17

on July 17, 2013

Anne Hutchinson – 1591 – Clergy

“I have been guilty of wrong thinking.”

Isaac Watts – 1674 – Politician

“Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.”

John Jacob Astor – 1763 – Merchant

“A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if he were rich.”

Warren Weaver – 1894 – Scientist

“Science is not gadgetry.”

James Cagney

James Cagney (Photo credit: twm1340)

Berenice Abbott – 1898 – Photographer

“Photography can only represent the present.  Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.”

James Cagney – 1899 – Actor

“You dirty, double-crossing rat.”

Art Linkletter – 1912 – Journalist

“The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.”

Phyllis Diller – 1917 – Comedian (Phyllis Ada Driver)

“Cleaning your house while your children are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.”

Juan Antonio Samaranch – 1920 – Celebrity

“Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.”

Robert Cormier – 1925 – Author

“I take real people and put them in extraordinary situations.”

Geezer Butler – 1949 – Musician

English: Phyllis Diller portrait

English: Phyllis Diller portrait (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If you polish things too much, it loses the feeling.”

David Hasselhoff – 1952 – Actor

“If you don’t respect me you’re not gonna get that respect back.”

J. Michael Straczynski – 1954 – Producer

“Never follow somebody else’s path; it doesn’t work the same way twice for anyone…the path follows you and rolls up behind you as you walk, forcing the next person to find their own way.”

Luke Bryan – 1976 – Musician

“You never take your fans for granted.  You always appreciate them every show, night in, night out.”

Mattie Stepanek – 1990 -Poet

“Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.”


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