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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 5

on August 5, 2013
Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Guy de Maupassant – 1850 – Writer

“It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.”

Bruce Barton – 1886 – Author

“The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation, and supervision.”

John Huston – 1906 – Director

“Hollywood has always been a cage … a cage to catch our dreams.”

Neil Armstrong – 1930 – Astronaut

“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats.  I don’t intend to waste any of mine.”

Wendell Berry – 1934 – Poet

“It is not from ourselves that we learn to be better than we are.”

Herb Brooks – 1937 – Coach

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong (Photo credit: votadino)

“Great moments are born from great opportunities.”

Loni Anderson – 1946 – Actress

“If somebody invented cigarettes today, the government would not legalize them.”

R. Foster Winans – 1948 – Journalist

“The only reason to invest in the market is because you think you know something others don’t.”

Peter McWilliams – 1949 – Writer

“Learn to ask for what you want.  The worst people can do is not give you what you asked for which is precisely where you were before you asked.”

Maureen McCormick – 1956 – Author

“If you aren’t going to do something all the way, don’t do it.”

David Baldacci – 1960 – Novelist

“Why waste time trying to discover the truth, when you can so easily create it?”

Terri Clark – 1968 – Musician

“Artists who write songs … what they’re going through usually comes through in their music.”


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