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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 22

on October 22, 2013
Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt (Photo credit: seriykotik1970)

James Northcote – 1746 – Artist

“Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.”

Franz Linzt – 1811 – Composer

“A person of any mental quality has ideas of his own.  This is common sense.”

Collis Potter Huntington – 1821 – Businessman

“I have always looked after the little things of my business; weightier matters will take care of themselves.”

Sarah Bernhardt – 1845 – Actress

“Life begets life.  Energy creates energy.  It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.”

Lord Alfred Douglas – 1870 – Poet

“All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.”

Burton Rascoe – 1892 – Journalist

“What no wife of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he’s staring out the window.”

Harry Callahan – 1912 – Photographer

“Experience is the best teacher of all.  And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist.  Only the journey matters.”

Lord Alfred Douglas (Bosie)

Lord Alfred Douglas (Bosie) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Robert Capa – 1913 – Photographer

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.”

Joan Fontaine – 1917 – Actress

“If you keep marrying as I do, you learn everybody’s hobby.”

Doris Lessing – 1919 – Writer

“A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.”

Robert Rauschenberg – 1925 – Artist

“The artist’s job is to be a witness to his time in history.”

Ann Rule – 1935 – Writer

“Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other’s work.”

Annette Funicello – 1942 – Actress

“Whatever dreams I have wished have come true.”

Catherine Deneuve – 1943 – Actress

“Opportunities are often things you haven’t noticed the first time around.”

Deepak Chopra – 1946 – Philosopher

“The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.”

Debbie Macomber – 1948 – Author

“Readers have actually changed the way I’ve done things, changed the course of my career even, about four or five times.  Just from reader feedback.”

Arsene Wenger – 1949 – Coach

“If you do not believe you can do it then you have no chance at all.”

Jeff Goldblum – 1952 – Actor

“It’s a delight to trust somebody so completely.”

Hilary Rosen – 1958 – Businesswoman

“Music has an intrinsic value that touches Americans – they love their music, and want more.”

Brian Boitano – 1963 – Athlete

“The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for.”

Ichiro Suzuki – 1973 – Athlete

“People striving for approval from others become phony.  You should seek approval from yourself.”


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