Quote Queen

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 16

on August 16, 2013
Arthur Cayley Portrait

Arthur Cayley Portrait (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Arthur Cayley – 1821 – Mathematician

“As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory:  beauty can be perceived but not explained.”

Gabriel Lippmann – 1845 – Scientist

“Life is short and progress is slow.”

Francis Darwin – 1848 – Scientist

“In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to whom the idea first occurs.”

Jules Laforgue – 1860 – Poet

“Oh, what a day-to-day business life is.”

Amos Alonzo Stagg – 1862 – Athlete

“Winning isn’t worthwhile unless one has something finer and nobler behind it.”

E. F. Schumacher – 1911 – Economist

“Never let an inventor run a company.  You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.”

Charles Bukowski – 1920 – Author

“An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way.  An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.”

Bill Copeland – 1929 – Athlete

“Not only is women’s work never done, the definition keeps changing.”

Ted Hughes – 1930 – Poet

“What happened in the heart simply happens.”

Frank Gifford – 1930 – Athlete

“Gray skies are just clouds passing over.”

Kathie Lee Gifford – 1953 – Entertainer

Madonna at her 'Confessions' Tour at Wembley A...

Madonna at her ‘Confessions’ Tour at Wembley Arena. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If I could learn to treat triumph and disaster the same, then I would find bliss.”

William F. DeVault – 1955 – Poet

“A quote is just a tattoo on the tongue.”

Madonna – 1958 – Entertainer (Madonna Louise Ciccone)

“I sometimes think I was born to live up to my name.  How could I be anything else but what I am having been named Madonna?  I would either have ended up a nun or this!”

Steve Carell – 1963 – Actor

“Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.”

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