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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!

September 9

on September 9, 2013
English: Cardinal de Richelieu

English: Cardinal de Richelieu (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Cardinal de Richelieu – 1585 – Clergyman

“Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it.”

Richard Chenevix Trench – 1807 – Clergyman

“Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.”

Leo Tolstoy – 1828 – Novelist

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

Mary  Austin – 1868 – Writer

“People would be surprised to know how much I learned about prayer from playing poker.”

Ralph Hodgson – 1871 – Poet

“The handwriting on the wall may be a forgery.”

James Agate – 1877 – Critic

“My mind is not a bed to be made and re-made.”

John Hall Wheelock – 1886 – Poet

“The job of an editor in a publishing house is the dullest, hardest, most exciting, exasperating and rewarding of perhaps any job in the world.”

Kurt Lewin – 1890 – Psychologist

“A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement.  In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.”

Colonel Sanders – 1890 – Businessman (Harlan Sanders)

“There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery.  You can’t do any business from there.”

Arthur Freed – 1894 – Producer

“Don’t try to be different.  Just be good.  To be good is different enough.”

Beverley Nichols – 1898 – Writer

“Marriage – a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.”

James Hilton – 1900 – Novelist

“If you forgive people enough you belong to them, and they to you, whether either person likes it or not, squatter’s rights of the heart.”

Joseph E. Levine – 1905 – Producer

Leo Tolstoy 1848

Leo Tolstoy 1848 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.”

Cesare Pavese – 1908 – Poet

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”

Cliff Robertson – 1923 – Actor

“Show business is like a bumpy bus ride.  Sometimes you find yourself temporarily juggled out of your seat and holding onto a strap.  But the main idea is to hang in there and not be shoved out the door.”

Russell M. Nelson – 1924 – Clergyman

“Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority.”

Sol Le Witt – 1928 – Artist

“You shouldn’t be a prisoner of your own ideas.”

Michael Novak – 1933 – Philosopher

“Love is not a feeling of happiness.  Love is a willingness to sacrifice.”

Joe Theismann – 1949 – Athlete

“No matter how great you are, the next great one is already sitting there waiting to take your place.”

Tom  Wopat – 1951 – Actor

“When you’re doing the traditional musicals, singing songs that are 40 and 50 years old, you realize there’s a reason why those musicals are hits.  These are amazing songs.”

Michael Keaton – 1951 – Actor

“There comes a point in your life when you realize how quickly time goes by, and how quickly it has gone.  Then it really speeds up exponentially.  With that, I think you start to put a lot of things into context; you start to see how huge the world is, and really, the universe.”

Angela Cartwright – 1952 – Actress

“My shadow in my art is one way I trace who I was and where I have been.  My shadow and I have been on a journey for quite a while now.”

Alisher Usmanov – 1953 – Businessman

“I have been very fortunate to be successful in business, and I believe that it is right that people who have this type of wealth should give something back into society.”

John Kricfalusi – 1955 – Artist

“All artists get better with age.  The more you draw, the better you’re going to get.”

Mario Batali – 1960 – Chef

“If you want your kids to listen to you, don’t yell at them.  Whisper.  Make them lean in.  My kids taught me that.  And I do it with adults now.”

Hugh Grant – 1960 – Actor

“But I just know from experience that accent wise, even if you’re an accent genius, crossing the Atlantic is the hardest thing in the world either way.”

Aleksander Hemon – 1964 – Writer

“I resist when someone calls me a novelist:  it implies some kind of inherent superiority of the novel.  I’m not a novelist, I’m a writer.”

Adam Sandler – 1966- Actor

“My name is Adam Sandler.  I’m not particularly talented,  I’m not particularly good-looking.  And yet I’m a multi-millionaire.”

Akshay Kumar – 1967 – Actor

“It takes two hands to clap!  I cannot be solely blamed for what happened in my relationships!  If things soured, it happened because of both parties.  Not just me!”

Rachel Hunter – 1969 – Model

“All you need is a bad angle and suddenly you’re 30 pounds overweight.”

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