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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 10

Photograph of Norma Shearer sitting

Photograph of Norma Shearer sitting (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Herbert Hoover – 1874 – 31st President of the United States

“About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.”

Alfred Doblin – 1878 – Novelist

“But the main things about a man are his eyes and his feet.  He should be able to see the world and go after it.”

Norma Shearer – 1900 – Actress

“It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer.”

Leo Fender – 1909 – Businessman

“If something is easy to repair, it is east to construct.”

Jean-Francois Lyotard – 1924 – Philosopher

“A self does not amount to much, but no self is an island; each exists in a fabric of relations that is now more complex and mobile than ever before.”

Jimmy Dean – 1928 – Actor and Businessman

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

Doyle Brunson – 1933 – Celebrity

“A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.”

Sid Waddell – 1940 – Entertainer

“Well as giraffes say, you don’t get no leaves unless you stick your neck out.”

Antonio Banderas – 1960 – Actor

“It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.  A lot has happened since then.”

Claudia Christian – 1965 – Actress

President Herbert Hoover.

President Herbert Hoover. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The busier you are, the more interesting you are.  The more you’re off doing your thing and loving your job and your life, that’s fascinating.”

Roy Keane – 1971 – Athlete

“I am not naïve enough to settle for anything less than a reasonable valuation of my worth.”

Angie Harmon – 1972 – Model

“Here’s my kind of motto – if you’re not happy at home, you’re not happy anywhere else.”

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