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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 11

on November 11, 2013
English: Hans Magnus Enzensberger (b. 1929), G...

English: Hans Magnus Enzensberger (b. 1929), German writer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Paracelsus – 1493 – Scientist

“The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician.  Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.”

Arthur Young – 1741 – Writer

“Science already contained all that was necessary, if you just brought it out.”

Fyodor Dostoevsky – 1821 – Novelist

“The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.”

Thomas Bailey Aldrich – 1836 – Poet

“A man is known by the company his mind keeps.”

Paul Signac – 1863 – Artist

“The golden age has not passed; it lies in the future.”

Maude Adams – 1872 – Actress

“Don’t be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success.”

George Patton – 1885 – General in the United States Army

“Never tell people how to do things.  Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”

Gordon W. Allport – 1897 – Psychologist

“So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.”

Daisy Bates – 1914 – Activist

“The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does.  No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies.”

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. – 1922 – Author

“I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.”

Jonathan Winters – 1925 – Comedian

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.”

Hans Magnus Enzensberger – 1929 – Author

“Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass – you don’t see it, but somehow it does something.”

Mike Melville – 1940 – Aviator

“What you want to do, and what you can do, is limited only by what you can dream.”

Demi Moore – 1962 – Actress (Demetria Guynes)

“Not caring more about what other people think than what you think.  That’s freedom.”

Calista Flockhart – 1964 – Actress

“Actually, I take it as a compliment.  Diva is a derivative of divine.  That’s quite a title to carry around.”

Tyler Christopher – 1974 – Actor

“Acting is about acting, not about being a movie star.”

Leonardo DiCaprio – 1974 Actor

“Don’t think for a moment that I’m really like any of the characters I’ve played.  I’m not.  That’s why it’s called ‘acting’.”

Victor Cruz – 1986 – Professional Football Player

“There’s only one life.  There’s no repeats.  You only get one life, and you gotta take advantage of it.”


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