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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 13

English: Lillie Langtry Français : Lillie Lang...

English: Lillie Langtry Français : Lillie Langtry Deutsch: Lillie Langtry (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lillie Langtry – 1853 – Actress

“Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.”

Georg Groddeck – 1866 – Scientist

“One must not forget that recovery is brought about not by the physician, but by the sick man himself.  He heals himself, by his own power, exactly as he walks by means of his own power, or eats, or thinks, breathes or sleeps.”

Albert J. Nock – 1870 – Philosopher

“The mind is like the stomach.  It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests.”

Art Tatum – 1909 – Musician

“There is no such thing as a wrong note.”

Cornel Wilde – 1912 – Actor

“If a brutal scene is shown for no reason except to shock, then it is bad.”

Lenny Bruce – 1925 – Comedian

“The ‘what should be’ never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it.  There is no ‘what should be,’ there is only what is.”

Margaret Thatcher – 1925 – Prime Minister

“If you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.”

Ray Brown – 1926 – Musician

“The best time to buy a home is always five years ago.”

Lee Konitz – 1927 – Musician

“A first love always occupies a special place.”

Richard Howard – 1929 – Poet

English: Margaret Thatcher, former UK PM. Fran...

English: Margaret Thatcher, former UK PM. Français : Margaret Thatcher 日本語: 「鉄の女」サッチャー英首相 Nederlands: Margaret Thatcher Svenska: Margaret Thatcher som oppositionsledare 1975 Русский: Маргарет Тэтчер, бывшая премьер-министр Великобритании (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Give your teachers the respect they deserve, because they are the ones who can help you get where you need to go.”

Eddie Mathews – 1931 – Athlete

“It’s only a hitch when you’re in a slump.  When you’re hitting the ball it’s called rhythm.”

Nana Mouskouri – 1934 – Musician

“I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.”

Paul Simon – 1941 – Musician

“Anybody can do bad work, but not everybody does good work.”

Jerry Jones – 1942 – Businessman and Owner of the Dallas Cowboys

“Look, many of us here are regular marines . . . I will die as a marine because that is my dream.”

Marie Osmond – 1959 – Singer

“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.”

Jerry Rice – 1962 – Athlete

“I went out there to play my game for the fun of it and never based my career around records.”

Kelly Preston – 1962 – Actress

“I think by being happy it actually affects the way that you look too.”

Nancy Kerrigan – 1969 – Olympic Figure Skater

“Even now I can’t describe why I love skating so much.”

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