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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 13

on September 13, 2013
English: Milton S. Hershey

English: Milton S. Hershey (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Julius Charles Hare – 1795 – Clergyman

“Be what you are.  This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.”

Clara Schumann – 1819 – Musician

“Why hurry over beautiful things?  Why not linger and enjoy them?”

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach – 1830 – Novelist

“Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”

Walter Reed – 1851 – United States Army Physician

“If it happens, it happens . . . We can’t stop living.”

Milton Hershey – 1857 – Businessman

“Give them quality.  That’s the best kind of advertising.”

John Clapham – 1873 – Economist

“Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress.”

J. B. Priestley – 1894 – Writer (John Boynton Priestley)

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”

Claudette Colbert – 1903 – Actress

“Men don’t get smarter when they grow older.  They just lose their hair.”

Bill Monroe – 1911 – Musician

“Practice every time you get a chance.”

Roald Dahl – 1916 – Novelist

“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.”

Robert Indiana – 1928 – Artist

“I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza.”

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert (Photo credit: twm1340)

Adrienne Kennedy – 1931 – Playwright

“I get excited by landscape.”

Judith Martin – 1938 – “Miss Manners” Columnist

“It’s far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.”

Bela Karolyi – 1942 – Gymnastics Coach

“Genetics is all about showcasing human beauty along with high-quality performance.”

Jacqueline Bisset – 1944 – Actress

“Character contributes to beauty.  It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.  A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.”

Nell Carter – 1948 – Actress

“Rich means you have to stay there to maintain it.”

Jean Smart – 1951 – Actress

“Personally, I think life offers us the opportunity to take chances and make changes all the time.”

Domenico Dolce – 1958 – Designer

“The worst time can be the best if you think with positive energy.”

Jeff Ross – 1965 – Comedian

“Life is short.  You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.”

Michael Johnson – 1967 – Athlete

“The only one who can beat me is me.”

Bern Williams – 1968 – Author

“Books had instant replay long before televised sports.”

Stella McCartney – 1971 – Fashion Designer

“Sometimes I wish I were less sensible.”

Fiona Apple – 1977 – Musician

“Nothing that you do will ever feel good if you let people convince you that you have no choice.”

Ben Savage – 1980 – Actor

“If you always have a crutch, you don’t learn anything.”

Amy Winehouse – 1984 – Musician

“There’s no point in saying anything but the truth.”


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