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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 29

on September 29, 2013
Michael Servetus

Michael Servetus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Michael Servetus – 1511 – Scientist

“Nothing can be found in the intellect if previously has not been found in the senses.”

Miguel de Cervantes – 1547 – Novelist

“Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.”

Elizabeth Gaskell – 1810 – Novelist

“The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.”

Miguel de Unamuno – 1864 – Educator

“A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.”

Walther Rathenau – 1867 – Businessman

“Truth is inner harmony.”

Ludwig von Mises – 1881 – Economist

“Innovation is the whim of an elite before it becomes a need of the public.”

Gene Autry – 1907 – Singer

“Back in the Saddle Again.”

Greer Garson – 1908 – Actress

“Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life.  Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.”

Michelangelo Antonioni – 1912 – Director

“Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing.”

Peter D. Mitchel – 1920 – Scientist

“Reason can be used only when looking critically back.”

Bum Phillips – 1923 – Coach

“The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.”

Barbara Mertz – 1927 – Author

“Getting an idea for a book is not the problem, but you need 300 ideas – an idea a page.”

Anita Ekberg – 1931 – Actress

“The most important thing for a good marriage is to learn how to argue peaceably.”

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – 1934 – Psychologist

“Goals transform a random walk into a chase.”

Ian McShane – 1942 – Actor

“Every actor has to love and loathe the character he plays.”

Lech Walesa – 1943 – Polish Leader

English: The Good Work Team: William Damon, Mi...

English: The Good Work Team: William Damon, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Howard Gardner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Words are plentiful; ideas are precious.”

Bryant Gumbel – 1948 – Entertainer

“It’s not that I dislike many people.  It’s just that I don’t like many people.”

Gwen Ifill – 1955 – Television News Reporter

“Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don’t ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do.  Good thing we have tough hides.”

Ann Bancroft – 1955 – Celebrity

“The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they’re too old to do it.”

Andrew Dice Clay – 1957 – Comedian

“I want to be able to make people laugh as hard as they possibly can, and I really think they need it.”

Kevin Durant – 1988 – Athlete

“With everything I do, I just try to be myself.”


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