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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!

October 6

Maria Jeritza (1887 - 1982), Czech opera singe...

Maria Jeritza (1887 – 1982), Czech opera singer, soprano (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

George Westinghouse – 1846 – Inventor

“If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man, I shall be satisfied.”

Maria Jeritza – 1887 – Musician

“It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wished to portray, in the music and action which reveal it.”

Le Corbusier – 1887 – Architect

“The home should be the treasure chest of living.”

Caroline Gordon – 1895 – Writer

“A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.”

Helen Wills Moody – 1905 – Tennis Player

“I love the feel of hitting the ball hard, the pleasure of a rally.  It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.”

Carole Lombard – 1908 – Actress

“I live be a man’s code, designed to fit a man’s world, yet at the same time I never forget that a woman’s first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick.”

Thor Heyerdahl – 1914 – Explorer

“Progress is a man’s ability to complicate simplicity.”

Fannie Lou Hamer – 1917 – Activist

“Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.”

Shana Alexander – 1925 – Journalist

“Letters are expectations packaged in an envelope.”

George Carman – 1929 – Lawyer

“He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sane, thereby exposing his thinking parts.”

Richie Benaud – 1930 – Athlete

“My mantra is:  put your brain into gear and if you can add to what’s on the screen do it, otherwise shut up.”

Helen Wills Moody is a eight-time champion

Helen Wills Moody is a eight-time champion (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Riccardo Giacconi – 1931 – Scientist

“The universe is popping all over the place.”

Fritz Scholder – 1937 – Artist

“I give thanks every day that I’ve been able to take my craziness and make it work for me.”

Britt Ekland – 1942 – Actress

“Fame overcomes everything.”

Tony Dungy – 1955 – Coach

“The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.”

Amy Jo Johnson – 1970 – Actress

“My mom taught me to go after my dreams.  I have this faith in myself that I must have gotten from her.”

Ioan Gruffudd – 1973 – Actor

“You’re always going to be more judgmental about your own performance than anyone else.”

Liu Yang – 1978 – Astronaut

“As a female pilot, the sacred rose garden in my heart is the motherland’s blue sky.”

Roshon Fegan – 1991 – Actor

“Everyone knows the more you chase something the faster it runs and the more you ignore something the faster it comes.”

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