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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 6

English: Alfred Lord Tennyson, autographed por...

English: Alfred Lord Tennyson, autographed portrait by Elliott & Fry (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nicolas Malebranche – 1638 – Philosopher

“Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.”

Luc de Clapiers – 1715 – Writer

“All grand thoughts come from the heart.”

Daniel O’Connell – 1776 – Politician

“There is nothing politically right that is morally wrong.”

Alfred Lord Tennyson – 1809 – Poet

“A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.”

Zerelda G. Wallace – 1817 – Activist

“The highest form of development is to govern one’s self.”

Paul Claudel – 1868 – Dramatist

“Intelligence is nothing without delight.”

Alexander Fleming – 1881 – Scientist

“One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.”

Scott Nearing – 1883 – Activist

“Do the best that you can in the place where you are, and be kind.”

Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum (Photo credit: Alan Light)

Lucille Ball – 1911 – Actress

“I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.”

Robert Mitchum – 1917 – Actor

“There just isn’t any pleasing some people.  The trick is to stop trying.”

Andy Warhol – 1928 – Artist

“An artist is somebody who produced things that people don’t need to have.”

Piers Anthony – 1934 – Writer

“All things make sense; you just have to fathom how they make sense.”

Charlie Haden – 1937 – Musician

“We’re here to bring beauty to the world and make a difference in the planet.  That’s what art forms are about.”

Jon Postel – 1943 – Scientist

“Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.”

Soleil Moon Frye – 1976 – Actress

“It’s never too early to involve your kids in giving back.  And the more hands-on the experiences are, the better.”

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