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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 22

on September 22, 2013
English: British suffragist and poet Alice Meynell

English: British suffragist and poet Alice Meynell (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Philip Stanhope – 1694 – British Statesman

“Words, which are the dress of thoughts, deserve surely more care than clothes, which are only the dress of the person.”

Lord Chesterfield – 1694 – British Statesman

“Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.”

Michael Faraday – 1791 – Scientist

“The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation, and communication.”

Alice Meynell – 1847 – Poet

“Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.”

Maurice Barres – 1862 – Politician

“The politician is an acrobat.  He keeps his balance by saying the opposite of what he does.”

Erich von Stroheim – 1885 – Actor

“In Hollywood – in Hollywood, you’re as good as your last picture.”

Paul Muni – 1895 – Actor

“Nature’s far too subtle to repeat herself.”

Charles Brenton Huggins – 1901 – Scientist

“Nature can refuse to speak but she cannot give a wrong answer.”

David Riesman – 1909 – Sociologist

“Why, I ask, isn’t it possible that advertising as a whole is a fantastic fraud, presenting an image of America taken seriously by no one, least of all by the advertising men who create it?”

Martha Scott – 1912 – Celebrity

“Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.”

Arthur Lowe – 1915 – Actor

“An actor is an actor is an actor.  The less personality an actor has off stage the better.  A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.”

Bob Lemon – 1920 – Athlete

“I don’t care how long you’ve been around, you’ll never see it all.”

Tommy Lasorda – 1927 – Coach

“There are three types of baseball players:  Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.”

Fay Weldon – 1931 – Novelist

“Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.”

David Stern – 1942 – Businessman

“Everyone knows that if you can keep on making money, everyone’s happy.”

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. – 1951 – Publisher

“If you don’t occasionally make a mistake, you aren’t trying hard enough.”

David Coverdale – 1951 – Musician

“What anybody else thinks about you is really  of no consequence.  It’s what you think of yourself.”

Debby Boone – 1956 – Singer and Actress

“Dreams are the seeds of change.  Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.”

The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere

The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Neil Cavuto – 1958 – Journalist

“There’s nothing wrong or evil about having a bad day.  There’s everything wrong with making others have to have it . . . with you.”

Andrea Bocelli – 1958 – Musician

“All that counts in life is intention.”

Joan Jett – 1958 – Musician

“You got nothing to lose.  You don’t lose when you lose fake friends.”

Scott Baio – 1961 – Actor

“When I was a baby, my mother tells me I never slept because I never wanted to miss anything.”

Bonnie Hunt – 1961 – Actress

“If I’ve learned one thing in life, it’s:  stand for something or you’ll fall for anything.”

Ernesto Bertarelli – 1965 – Businessman

“You can’t change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you’re thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain.”

Derek Sivers – 1969 – Businessman

“There are plenty of millionaires who would pay millions to hang a Van Gogh painting on the wall, but hardly one that would have ever had the crazy nut over for dinner.  They’ll say, ‘We love music!  It’s all about the music!’ – but if a musician shows up at the door, they call security.”

Erin Ries – 1979 – Businessman

“Most phenomenal startup teams create businesses that ultimately fail.  Why?  They build something that nobody wants.”

Tom Felton – 1987 – Actor

“I find it’s usually the bullies who are the most insecure.”

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