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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!

August 3

on August 3, 2013
English: American writer Henry Cuyler Bunner

English: American writer Henry Cuyler Bunner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

James Wyatt – 1746 – Architect

“Employ oneself upon trifling professional matters which others could do.”

Hamilton Fish – 1808 – Politician

“If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.”

H. C. Bunner – 1855 – Journalist (Henry Cuyler Bunner)

“Shakespeare was a dramatist of note who lived by writing things to quote.”

Stanley Baldwin – 1867 – Statesman

“I am one of those who would rather sink with faith then swim without it.”

Rupert Brooke – 1887 – Poet

“Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.”

Ernie Pyle – 1900 – Journalist

“If you go long enough without a bath, even the fleas will leave you alone.”

Clifford D. Simak – 1904 – Writer

“Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning.”

Maggie Kuhn – 1905 – Activist

“When you least expect it, someone may actually listen to what you have to say.”

Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

James MacGregor Burns – 1918 – Author

“In real life, the most practical advice for leaders is not to treat pawns like pawns, nor princes like princes, but all persons like persons.”

Walter Wriston – 1919 – Businessman

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

P. D. James – 1920 – Novelist (Phyllis Dorothy James)

“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.”

Leon Uris – 1924 – Writer

“Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies.”

Marv Levy – 1925 – Coach

“The age factor means nothing to me.  I’m old enough to know my limitations and I’m young enough to exceed them.”

Tony Bennett – 1926 – Musician

“To work is to feel alive.

Steven Berkoff – 1937 – Actor

“Writing is the antidote for loneliness.”

Roscoe Mitchell – 1940 – Composer

“If you listen to nature, all the sounds are done in a confident way.  I’m trying to do that.”

Martin Sheen – 1940 – Actor

“Anybody who plays golf will tell you that you play against yourself.”

Martha Stewart – 1941 – Entertainer

“My new motto is:  When you’re through changing, you’re through.”

Koichi Tanaka – 1959 – Scientist

“From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress.”

John C. McGinley – 1959 – Actor

“I like to be in waiting rooms with people as they’re auditioning, because their terror calms me.”

James Hetfield – 1963 – Musician

“I choose to live, not just exist.”

Tom Brady – 1977 – Football Player

“Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.”


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