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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 31

on October 31, 2013
Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972)

Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Evelyn – 1620 – Musician

“Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.”

John Keats – 1795 – Poet

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever:  its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.”

Richard Morris Hunt – 1827 – Architect

“The first thing you’ve got to remember is that it’s your clients’ money you’re spending.”

Axel Munthe – 1857 – Writer

“The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage.  He is in front of it.”

Juliette Gordon Low – 1860  – Founder of Girl Scouts

“Ours is a circle of friendships united by ideals.”

Natalie Clifford Barney – 1876 – Author

“The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.”

Dale Evans – 1912 – Actress

“Happy trails to you, until we meet again.”

Dick Francis – 1920 – Author

“Crime to many is not crime but simply a way of life.  If laws are inconvenient, ignore them, they don’t apply to you.”

Helmut Newton – 1920 – Photographer

“My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse, and entertain.”

Lee Grant – 1927 – Actress

“This is our lives.  The way to give it dignity is to tell the truth.”

Dan Rather – 1931 – TV Journalist

“Don’t taunt the alligator until after you’ve crossed the creek.”

Katherine Paterson – 1932 – Author

“I guess real maturity, which most of us never achieve, is when you realize that you’re not the center of the universe.”

Michael Landon – 1936 – Actor

“Dreaming is one thing, and working towards the dream is one thing, but working with expectations in mind is very self-defeating.”

John Candy – 1950 – Actor

“You can escape into a character.”

Dan Rather at the Kalb Report

Dan Rather at the Kalb Report (Photo credit: Political Surfer)

Jane Pauley – 1950 – TV Journalist

“You can’t look at a sleeping cat and be tense.”

Peter Jackson – 1961 – Director

“Rivalry doesn’t help anybody.”

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