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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 13

Ben Hogan

Ben Hogan (Photo credit: Steve and Sara)

Felix Adler – 1851 – Educator

“The family is the school of duties – founded on love.”

Burt Lahr – 1895 – Actor

“After The Wizard of Oz I was typecast as a lion, and there aren’t all that many parts for lions.”

Alfred Hitchcock – 1899 – Author

“The more outrageous a subject can get, the more I like it.”

William Bernbach – 1911 – Businessman

“The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.”

Ben Hogan – 1912 – Golfer

“As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.”

Frederick Sanger – 1918 – Scientist

“It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge.  It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.”

George Shearing – 1919 – Musician

“You know, when you’ve established a certain thing, what can you do?  You’re stuck with it.”

Bernard Manning – 1931 – Comedian

“I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.”

Frederick Sanger, the fourth (and only living)...

Frederick Sanger, the fourth (and only living) person to win two Nobel Prizes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lee R. Raymond – 1938 – Businessman

“It is important to remember that all business has an impact on the lives of real people.”

Bobby Clarke – 1949 – Athlete

“I’ve discovered that the less I say, the more rumors I start.”

Dan Fogelberg – 1951 – Musician

“My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.”

Herb Ritts – 1952 – Photographer

“Regardless of whether you speak the language or are familiar with a culture, the picture should hold up.”

Scott Hamilton – 1958 – Athlete

“Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more than they expect.”

Danny Bonaduce – 1959 – Actor

“I am a proud participant of the Spencer Tracy School of Acting:  Know your lines, don’t bump into the furniture.”

William Thomas – 1968 – Athlete

“Anyone who thinks they’re important is usually just a pompous moron who can’t deal with his or her own pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they do is meaningless and inconsequential.”

Alan Shearer – 1970 – Athlete

“The fans have what they want.  They want entertainment, they want passion, and they want commitment.”

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