Quote Queen

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 14

on October 14, 2013

William Penn – 1644 – Leader and Founder of Pennsylvania

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.”

George Grenville – 1712 – British Statesman

English: Gen. of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower...

English: Gen. of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower (detail). See orginal for stamp of origin. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.”

Miles Franklin – 1879 – Writer

“Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.”

Katherine Mansfield – 1888 – Author

“If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower – 1890 – 34th President of the United States

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

e. e. Cummings – 1894 – Poet (Edward Estlin Cummings)

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”

Lillian Gish – 1896 – Entertainer

“What you get is a living what you give is a life.”

W. Edwards Deming – 1900 – Scientist

“It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.”

Ruth Bernhard – 1905 – Photographer

“The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations – each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.”

John Wooden – 1910 – UCLA Basketball Coach

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

Roger Moore – 1927 – Actor

Lillian Gish ~ Photoplay Magazine, Sept. 1915

Lillian Gish ~ Photoplay Magazine, Sept. 1915 (Photo credit: The Bees Knees Daily)

“Teach love, generosity, good manners, and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.”

Ralph Lauren – 1939 – Fashion Designer (Ralph Lipschitz)

“I don’t design clothes.  I design dreams.”

Katy Manning – 1946 – Actress

“Life doesn’t get easier but it does get funnier.”

Steve Coogan – 1965 – Comedian

“If you chase something too desperately, it eludes you.”

Usher – 1978 – Musician (Usher Raymond IV)

“Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.”


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