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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 9

on November 9, 2013
Marie Dressler, head-and-shoulders portrait, f...

Marie Dressler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing hat (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Benjamin Banneker – 1731 – Astronomer and Scientist

“Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, not despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.”

Julie de Lespinasse – 1732 – Author

“The logic of the heart is absurd.”

Marie Dressler – 1869 – Actress

“No vice is so bad as advice.”

Muhammad Iqbal – 1877 – Poet

“The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.”

Hermann Weyl – 1885 – Mathematician

“You can not apply mathematics as long as words still becloud reality.”

Ed Wynn – 1886 – Entertainer

“I’ve found a formula for avoiding these exaggerated fears of age; you take care of every day – let the calendar take care of the years.”

Jean Monnet – 1888 – Politician

“Everybody is ambitious.  The question is whether he is ambitious to be or ambitious to do.”

Kay Thompson – 1909 – Author

Ed Wynn

Ed Wynn (Photo credit: twm1340)

“Getting bored is not allowed.”

Hedy Lamarr – 1914 – Actress (Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler)

“I advise everybody not to save:  spend your money.  Most people save all their lives and leave it to somebody else.  Money is to be enjoyed.”

Spiro T. Agnew – 1918 – Vice President of the United States

“Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.”

Joy Page – 1924 – Actress

“Your inner knowing is your only true compass.”

Robert Frank – 1924 – Photographer

“Black and white are the colors of photography.  To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.”

Hugh Leonard – 1926 – Dramatist

“As somebody once said, we’re not punished for our sins, we’re punished by them.”

Ronald Harwood – 1934 – Playwright

“Easier to climb up, than to just hang on.”

Carl Sagan – 1934 – Scientist

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”

Lou Ferrigno – 1952 – Actor

“The attitude is very important.  Because, your behavior radiates how you feel.”

Krista Tippett – 1960 – Journalist

“Fear usually looks like anger.”

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