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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 11

on August 11, 2013
Deutsch: Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

Deutsch: Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Friedrich Ludwig Jahn – 1778 – Coach

“The secret of living in peace with all people lies in the art of understanding each one by his own individuality.”

Robert Green Ingersoll – 1833 – Lawyer

“Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.”

Gifford Pinchot – 1865 – Politician

“The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.”

Louise Bogan – 1897 – Poet

“Stupidity always accomplishes evil.¬† Or evil, stupidity.”

Erwin Chargaff – 1905 – Scientist

“Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question ‘How?’ but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question ‘Why?'”

Alex Haley – 1921 – Novelist

“Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.”

Carl T. Rowan – 1925 – Journalist

“The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.”

Aaron Klug – 1926 – Physicist

“Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.”

Alun Hoddinott – 1929 – Composer

“One often forms a mental image of an artist through his work and is often disappointed on meeting him.”

Andre Dubus – 1936 – Writer

“Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.”

Frederick W. Smith – 1944 – Businessman

“Leaders get out in front and stay there by raising the standards by which they judge themselves – and by which they are willing to be judged.”

Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ian McDiarmid – 1944 – Actor

“That’s the mark of a great storyteller, never to give away secrets in advance.”

Marilyn vos Savant – 1946 – Columnist and Writer

“A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake at night.”

Steve Wozniak – 1950 – Businessman

“In the end, I hope there’s a little note somewhere that says I designed a good computer.”

Hulk Hogan – 1953 – Celebrity (Terry Gene Bollea)

“To all my little Hulkamaniacs, say your prayers, take your vitamins and you will never go wrong.”


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