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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 21

on July 21, 2013
Wife of President Grover Cleveland

Wife of President Grover Cleveland (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Matthew Prior – 1664 – Poet

“They talk most who have the least to say.”

Frances Cleveland – 1864 – Wife of President Grover Cleveland

“Take good care of all the furniture …  We are coming back.”

Ernest Hemingway – 1899 – Author

“In order to write about life, first you must live it.”

Marshall McLuhan – 1911 – Sociologist

“Diaper backward spells repaid.  Think about it.”

Isaac Stern – 1920 – Musician

“Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception:  Carnegie Hall enhances the music.”

Rudolph A. Marcus – 1923 – Scientist

“Life would be indeed easier if the experimentalist would only pause for a little while.”

Don Knotts – 1924 – Actor

“My idol was Jack Benny, and he was the master of subtlety and timing.”

Norman Jewison – 1926 – Director

Ernest Hemingway 1923 Passport Photograph, 1923

Ernest Hemingway 1923 Passport Photograph, 1923 (Photo credit: The U.S. National Archives)

“Betrayal … is my favorite subject.”

John Gardner – 1933 – Novelist

“One should fight like the devil the temptation to think well of editors.   They are all, without exception – at least some of the time, incompetent or crazy.”

Jonathan Miller – 1934 – Entertainer

“Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.”

Les Aspin – 1938 – Politician

“Before we give you billions more, we want to know what you’ve done with the trillion you’ve got.”

Janet Reno – 1938 – Politician

“The good lawyer is the great salesman.”

Jim Clyburn – 1940 – Politician

“A lot of very competent people sometimes make errors.”

Paul Wellstone – 1944 – Politician

“Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.”

Kenneth Starr – 1946 – Lawyer

“Don’t blame the messenger because the message is unpleasant.”

Garry Trudeau – 1948 – Cartoonist

“Coming up with ideas is really hard – they don’t spontaneously pop into my head while I’m cutting vegetables.”

Cat Stevens – 1948 – Musician

“Communal well-being is central to human life.”

Robin Williams – 1951 – Actor

“Why do they call it ‘rush hour’ when nothing moves?”

Doug Collins – 1951 – Athlete

“I’ve always said you have to go through a lot of heartache in life to feel joy.”

Jon Lovitz – 1957 – Actor

“My dad would always say, ‘What can you do to make the world a better place?’  Well, I can make people laugh.”

Mick Mulvaney – 1967 – Politician

“My dad told me something long before I was in politics, and when your dad gives you advice every single day, eventually one or two of the things stick in your mind.  And he said, don’t believe what people say, believe what they do.”

Brandi Chastain – 1968 – Athlete

“And to learn, you have to be willing to push yourself.”

Ali Landry – 1973 – Model

“Chocolate is not cheating!  After a salty meal, you need a little bit of sweet.  This is living, not cheating.”

Sprague Grayden – 1980 – Actress

“If you just stay away from junk, and stick with what your mom taught you, you’re eating pretty healthy.”

Juno Temple – 1989 – Actress

“I think it’s so exciting to try anything you possibly can.”


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