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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 12

on November 12, 2013
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Richard Baxter – 1615 – Clergyman

“If they can see you love them, you can say anything to them.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton – 1815 – Activist

“The best protection any woman can have . . . is courage.”

Auguste Rodin – 1840 – Sculptor

“I invent nothing.  I rediscover.”

Bert Williams – 1875 – Entertainer

“The man with the real sense of humor is the man who can put himself in the spectator’s place and laugh at his own misfortune.”

Kim Hunter – 1922 – Actress

“Some things a lady doesn’t tell.”

Michael Ende – 1929 – Writer

“Time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart.”

Grace Kelly – 1929 – Actress

“Women’s natural role is to be a pillar of the family.”

John McGahern – 1934 – Writer

“I’ve never written anything that hasn’t been in my mind for a long time – seven or eight years.”

John Metcalf – 1938 – Editor

“Writers don’t have to keep themselves honest.  They have to keep themselves accurate.”

Janette Turner Hospital – 1942 – Novelist

“We inherit plots.  There are only two or three in the world, five or six at most.  We ride them like treadmills.”

Neil Young – 1945 – Singer and Songwriter

“The sound of a harmonica hits you directly.  There’s no language barrier.”

Nadia Comaneci – 1961 – Olympic Gymnast

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid.  Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”

David Schwimmer – 1966 – Actor

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway (Photo credit: Horustr4n)

“You’re only as good as the sum of your parts, and one person can’t be a team.”

Kathleen Hanna – 1969 – Musician

“You don’t have to have magic unicorn powers.  You work at it, and you get better.  It’s like anything:  You sit there and do it every day, and eventually you get good at it.”

Tonya Harding – 1970 – Athlete

“One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating.  In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.”

Richelle Mead – 1976 – Author

“That’s the great thing about being a writer.  You dream up amazing questions . . . and then dream up even more amazing answers.”

Ryan Gosling – 1980 – Actor

“Freedom is such a gift.”

Anne Hathaway – 1982 – Actress

“Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor.  Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming!”

Steve Huffman – 1983 – Businessman

“I could go on a long rant about how much I despise e-mail.  I wish it was more socially acceptable to ignore people.”

Russell Westbrook – 1988 – Athlete

“There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.”


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