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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 12

Alexander Turney Stewart (1803-1876)

Alexander Turney Stewart (1803-1876) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lyman Beecher – 1775 – Clergyman

“Never chase a lie.  Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.”

Alexander Turney Stewart – 1803 – Businessman

“You must never actually cheat the customer, even if you can.  You must make her happy and satisfied, so she will come back.”

Aleister Crowley – 1875 – Critic

“The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience.  To stop means simply to die,  The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.”

Eugenio Montale – 1896 – Poet

“I do not go in search of poetry.  I wait for poetry to visit me.”

Jean Nidetch – 1923 – Businesswoman

“It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.”

Cesar Pelli – 1926 – Architect

“I see my buildings as pieces of cities, and in my designs I try to make them into responsible and contributing citizens.”

Magnus Magnusson – 1929 – Journalist

“I love doing crosswords, it’s so important to keep the brain going.”

Dick Gregory – 1932 – Comedian

“Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don’t have the ability to be lovable.”

Luciano Pavarotti – 1935 – Opera Singer

“You don’t need any brains to listen to music.”

Anne Perry – 1938 – Novelist

“I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?”

Chris Wallace – 1947 – Journalist

“You’ve got to keep an open mind.”

Richard Price – 1949 – Writer

“You can’t take a character anywhere they don’t expect the character to go.  But within those confines is where creativity lies.”

English: Luciano Pavarotti in Vélodrome Stadiu...

English: Luciano Pavarotti in Vélodrome Stadium, 15/06/02. Français : 41 Luciano Pavarotti – Stade Vélodrome (15/06/02) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Susan Anton – 1950 – Actress

“When you walk into a room, a healthy, beautiful smile is incredibly important.”

Hugh Jackman – 1968 – Actor

“There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life.  You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.”

Kirk Cameron – 1970 – Actor

“Put your nose into the Bible everyday.  It is your spiritual food.  And then share it.  Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.”

Josh Hutcherson – 1992 – Actor

“Working with amazing people, you continue to learn and develop yourself, as an actor and as a person.”

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