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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 20

The inventor and pioneer of aviation Alberto S...

The inventor and pioneer of aviation Alberto Santos-Dumont (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Petrarch – 1304 – Poet

“A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.”

Thomas Lovell Beddoes – 1803 – Poet

“If there were dreams to sell, what would you buy?”

Howard Thurston – 1869 – Celebrity

“The average man is not hard to mystify.”

Alberto Santos Dumont – 1873 – Aviator

“The human voice cannot mount up into these boundless solitudes.”

Edmund Hillary – 1919 – Explorer

“People do not decide to become extraordinary.  They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.”

Thomas Berger – 1924 – Novelist

“Why do writers write?  Because it isn’t there.”

Nam June Paik – 1932 – Artist

“The future is now.”

Alistair MacLeod – 1936 – Author

Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood (Photo credit: Film Star Vintage)

“I like to think that I am telling a story rather than writing it.”

Barbara Mikulski – 1936 – Politician

“Each of us can make a difference.  Together we make change.”

Natalie Wood – 1938 – Actress

“The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.”

Carlos Santana – 1947 – Musician

“The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart.  The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.”

Tim Ferriss – 1977 – Author

“Exercise is overrated.”

Elliott Yamin – 1978 – Musician

“Music’s something you feel.  You have to feel it first before you hear it.”

Gisele Bundchen – 1980 – Model

“The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become.”

Julianne Hough – 1988 – Musician

“I think it’s important to be happy before you can make anybody else happy.”

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