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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 8

on August 8, 2013
English: Filsinger, Sara Teasdale, Mrs., portr...

English: Filsinger, Sara Teasdale, Mrs., portrait photograph. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Francis Hutcheson – 1694 – Philosopher

“That action is best which produces the greatest happiness for the greatest number.”

Matthew Henson – 1866 – Explorer

“I think I’m the first man to sit on top of the world.”

Sara Teasdale – 1884 – Author

“Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a clear why.”

Ernest Lawrence – 1901- Scientist

“Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure.”

Benny Carter – 1907 – Musician

“At my age, I realize that my most precious possession is time, and I’ve got too much unfinished work to do to spend even a minute talking about myself.”

Esther Williams – 1921 – Actress

“The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless gift unless you share it.”

Dustin Hoffman – 1937 – Actor

“A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.”

Connie Stevens – 1938 – Actress

English: Portrait of Benny Carter, Apollo Thea...

English: Portrait of Benny Carter, Apollo Theatre, New York, N.Y., ca. Oct. 1946 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.”

Erskine Bowles – 1945 – Businessman

“Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.”

Keith Carradine – 1949 – Actor

“I’ve grown this mustache which saves me from having to glue one on every day in the heat.”


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