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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

on August 10, 2013
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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