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 29

on October 29, 2013
Queen Mary of Romania

Queen Mary of Romania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

James Boswell – 1740 – Lawyer

“A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soap.  A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.”

Queen Marie of Romania – 1875 – Royalty

“Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.”

Jean Giraudoux – 1882 – Dramatist

“The secret of success is sincerity.”

Fanny Brice – 1981 – Comedian

“Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?”

Bill Mauldin – 1921 – Cartoonist

“I was a born troublemaker and might as well earn a living at it.”

Peter Green – 1946 – Musician

“I thought I had too much money to be happy and normal.  Thousands of pounds is just too much for a working person to handle all of a sudden, and I felt I didn’t deserve it.”

Richard Dreyfuss – 1942 – Actor

“There is one solution to all our problems:  Teaching our kids clarity of thought and political representation in democracy.  That’s it.”

Kate Jackson – 1948 – Actress

“As someone who has had cancer, I learned that you don’t have to die.  Look at me.  Because of early detection, I’m fine.  I’m cured.  I’m well.”

Ann-Marie MacDonald – 1958 – Playwright

“You can tell a lot about a person by the people who work for them.”

David Remnick – 1958 – Journalist

“98% of the people who get the magazine say they read the cartoons first – and the other 2% are lying.”

Joely Fisher – 1967 – Actress

“It’s challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.”

Fanny Brice

Fanny Brice (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Daniel J. Bernstein – 1971 – Mathematician

“I’m an academic.  It’s either publish or perish.”

Winona Rider – 1971 – Actress

“When you finally accept that it’s OK not to have answers and it’s OK not to be perfect, you realize that feeling confused is a normal part of what it is to be a human being.”

Ben Foster – 1980 – Actor

“It’s okay to fail ’cause there’s no failure, you’re just informing the richness of your experience and that’s – that’s the greatest gift you can possibly give yourself.”

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