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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 24

John Newton – 1725 – Soldier

“We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it.  But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”

John Philpot Curran – 1750 – Public Servant

“I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost.”

Simon Bolivar – 1783 – Revolutionary

“Judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”

Alexander Dumas – 1802 – Writer

“I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.”

Frank Wedekind – 1864 – Playwright

“Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.”

Lord Dunsany – 1878 – Novelist

“Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.”

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart (Photo credit: San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives)

Junichiro Tanizaki – 1886 – Author

“Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.”

Ammon Hennacy – 1893 – Activist

“Force is the weapon of the weak.”

Amelia Mary Earhart – 1897 – Aviator

“The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.”

Zelda Fitzgerald – 1900 – Writer

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”

John D. MacDonald – 1906 – Novelist

“Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.”

Ruggiero Ricci – 1918 – Musician

“A specialist is someone who does everything else wrong.”

William Ruckelshaus – 1932 – Lawyer

“The best way to win an argument is to begin by being right.”

Willie Davis – 1934 – Athlete

English: EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Ter...

English: EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Terri and Bindi Irwin gaze across the Rogers Dry Lake here after watching a C-17 Globemaster approach the flightline. Terri and Bindi visited Edwards on Sept. 6 to film a segment for their television show “Bindi the Jungle Girl.” The program airs on the Discovery Kids channel. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The road to success runs uphill.”

Ruth Buzzi – 1936 – Actress

“Life has all sorts of hills and valleys, and sometimes you don’t end up doing what you had your heart set out on, but sometimes that’s even better.”

John Aniston – 1937 – Actor

“This is a business.  Be smart.  Choose wisely.”

Chris Sarandon – 1942 – Actor

“As an actor, we are, in a way, a mirror of other people.”

Kristin Chenoweth – 1968 – Actress

“I’m constantly learning, and that is the greatest gift in my life in my opinion – to always be learning and growing.”

Jennifer Lopez – 1970 – Musician

“You get what you give.  What you put into things is what you get out of them.”

Anna Paquin – 1982 – Actress

“Stubborn people get themselves in a lot of trouble, but they also get things done.”

Bindi Irwin – 1998 – Actress (Daughter of Steve Irwin)

“I don’t want Daddy’s passion to ever end.  I want to help endangered wildlife just like he did.”

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