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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 28

on October 28, 2013
Русский: Эльза Ланчестер в фильме «Капризная М...

Русский: Эльза Ланчестер в фильме «Капризная Мариэтта» (1935). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ivan Turgenev – 1818 – Novelist

“People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves.”

Elsa Lanchester – 1902 – Actress

“There is no such thing as a person that nothing has happened to, and each person’s story is as different as his fingertips.”

Evelyn Waugh – 1903 – Writer

“Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.”

Edith Head – 1907 – Designer

“Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady.”

Jonas Salk – 1914 – Immunologist

“The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.”

Charlie Daniels – 1936 – Musician

“I just thank God I can make a living doing something I enjoy as much as I do playing music.”

Lenny Wilkens – 1937 – Athlete

“The American dream, to me, means having the opportunity to achieve, because I don’t think you should be guaranteed anything other than opportunity.”

Bruce Jenner – 1949 – Athlete

“Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day.”

Bill Gates – 1955 – Computer Software Engineer and Entrepreneur

“Success is a lousy teacher.  It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

Indra Nooyi – 1955 – Businesswoman

English: Jonas Salk at the University of Pitts...

English: Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh where he developed the first polio vaccine. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder.  But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.”

John Romero – 1967 – Inventor

“You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession.  It’s logic-based creativity.”

Julia Roberts – 1967 – Actress

“True love doesn’t come to you, it has to be inside you.”

Brad Paisley – 1972 – Musician

“Anytime you do something from the heart, people just know it.”

Joaquin Phoenix – 1974 – Actor

“I don’t know a single person in life that doesn’t have conflict.”


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