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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 30

on October 30, 2013
John Adams

John Adams (Photo credit: cliff1066™)

John Adams – 1735 – 2nd President of the United States

“Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.”

Richard Sheridan – 1751 – Playwright

“Our memories are independent of our wills.  It is not so easy to forget.”

Adelaide Anne Procter – 1825 – Poet

“No star is ever lost we once have seen, we always may be what we might have been.”

Alfred Sisley – 1839 – Artist

“Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.”

Antonie Bourdelle – 1861 – Sculptor

“The secret of art is love.”

Paul Valery – 1871 – Poet

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”

Ezra Pound – 1885 – Poet

“Literature is news that stays news.”

Charles Atlas – 1892 – Athlete and Personal Trainer

“My system uses no apparatus.  The resistance of your own body is the best and safest apparatus.”

Jean Rostand – 1894 – Scientist

“A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.”

Ruth Gordon – 1896 – Actress

“Never give up.  And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.”

Bill Terry – 1898 – Athlete

“No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.”

Bobby Bragan – 1917 – Athlete

“Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket.  According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable.”

Lois Wyse – 1926 – Businesswoman

“Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”

Joe Adcock – 1927 – Athlete

“Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.”

Henry Winkler – 1945 – Actor

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”

Andrea Mitchell – 1946 – Journalist

“Someday perhaps I’ll have to get a grownup job . . . but for now I’m having too much fun being a reporter.”

English: Nastia Liukin, American artistic gymnast.

English: Nastia Liukin, American artistic gymnast. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Diego Maradona – 1960 – Athlete

“My mother thinks I am the best.  And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.”

Ivanka Trump – 1981 – Businesswoman

“Real estate is my life.  It is my day job, if you will.  But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.”

Kathryn Minshew – 1985 – Businesswoman

“Thinking big is only one part of being a successful entrepreneur.”

Nastia Liukin – 1989 – Olympic Gymnast

“Gymnastics, especially in my family, is more than a sport.  It’s our life, it’s our careers, it’s our family business.”


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