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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!

November 6

on November 6, 2013
John Philip Sousa, the composer of the song.

John Philip Sousa, the composer of the song. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Philip Sousa – 1854 – Musician

“I have always believed that 98% of a student’s progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher.”

James Naismith – 1861 – Inventor

“Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.”

Herbert Samuel – 1870 – Statesman

“It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one to make it a failure.”

Robert Musil – 1880 – Writer

“It is, all in all, a historic error to believe that the master makes the school; the students make it!”

Gus Kahn – 1886 – Musician

“I’d rather be lonely than happy with somebody else.”

Walter Johnson – 1887 – Athlete

“I throw as hard as I can when I think I have to throw as hard as I can.”

Harold Ross – 1892 – Editor

“Editing is the same as quarrelling with writers – same thing exactly.”

Edsel Ford – 1893 – Businessman

“There are no crown princes at Ford.”

Carl Rakosi – 1903 – Poet

“Friends are not made, but recognized.”

Ray Conniff – 1916 – Musician

“If you believe in your art, and you love what you do, that energy will go out, and people will respond.”

Frank Carson – 1926 – Comedian

“I don’t think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.”

Edsel Bryant Ford (1893 – 1943), president of ...

Edsel Bryant Ford (1893 – 1943), president of Ford Motor Company (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Zig Ziglar – 1926 – Author and Motivational Speaker (Hilary Hinton Ziglar)

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

Mark McCormack – 1930 – Businessman

“Commit yourself to quality from day one  . .  it’s better to do nothing at all than to do something badly.”

Mike Nichols – 1931 – Director

“Nerves provide me with energy . . . It’s when I don’t have them, when I feel at ease, that’s when I get worried.”

Eugene H. Peterson – 1932 – Clergyman

“People are not problems to be solved.  They are mysteries to be explored.”

Brian Weiss – 1944 – Scientist

“What is the biggest thing that stops people from living their lives in the present moment?  Fear – and we must learn how to overcome fear.”

Sally Field – 1946 – Actress

“It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”

Maria Shriver – 1955 – Journalist

“When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.”

Ethan Hawke – 1970 – Actor

“There’s something about knowing life is finite that makes it so precious.”


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