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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 14

on August 14, 2013
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838) by Maclise

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838) by Maclise (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Walter Scott – 1771 – Novelist

“For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.”

Letitia Elizabeth Landon – 1802 – Poet

“An apt question is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.”

John Galsworthy – 1867 – Author

“If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.”

Pierre Schaeffer – 1910 – Composer

“Sound is the vocabulary of nature.”

Wellington Mara – 1916 – Businessman

“In trying to scramble out of a hole, it sometimes digs deeper.”

Russell Baker – 1925 – Journalist

“Don’t try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it.”

Earl Weaver – 1930 – Coach

“Coaches are an integral part of any manager’s team, especially if they are good pinochle players.”

Steve Martin – 1945 – Comedian and Actor

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”

Danielle Steele – 1947 – Author

“A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.”

Gary Larsen – 1950 – Cartoonist

“Great moments in science:  Einstein discovers that time is actually money.”

Debbie Meyer – 1952 – Athlete

“Believe in yourself, not only in swimming, but in life itself.  You always have to have fun.  You have to have an open mind.  If you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it.  Life’s too short.”

Marcia Gay Harden – 1959 – Actress

“I love it when ugliness is beautiful.  I love character flaws.”

Magic Johnson – 1959 – Athlete (Earvin Johnson, Jr.)

“All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.”

Susan Olsen – 1961 – Actress

“If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree.”

Sarah Brightman – 1961 – Musician

“Anything can happen to anyone at any time and you shouldn’t just live through the days, or you lose them.  You should do what you can to enjoy every moment.”

Emmanuelle Beart – 1965 – Actress

“Beauty is not something you can count on.  Usually, when people say you are beautiful, it is when there is a harmony between the inside and the outside.”

Catherine Bell – 1968 – Model

“I’m a firm believer in doing things that scare you.”

Halle Berry – 1968 – Actress

“After all, everybody has secrets and there are some things that nobody knows about you but only you, right?”

Jill Bennett – 1975 – Actress

“Never marry a man who hates his mother because he would end up hating you.”

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Tim Tebow OPENSports.com (Photo credit: OPEN Sports)

Benjamin Cohen – 1982 – Journalist

“The truth is that most small businesses will not succeed and you need to be emotionally prepared for this.”

Mila Kunis – 1983 – Actress

“Always have a backup plan.”

Tim Tebow – 1987 – Professional Football Player

“You just try to be nice to everybody and treat them all the same.  Treat them how you would want to be treated.”


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