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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 15

on November 15, 2013
English: Sam Waterston at a ceremony in Januar...

English: Sam Waterston at a ceremony in January 2010 to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Herschel – 1738 – Scientist

“The undevout astronomer must be mad.”

Johann Kaspar Lavater – 1741 – Theologian

“Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything.”

Franklin Pierce Adams – 1881 – Writer

“You do not know what you can miss before you try.”

Felix Frankfurter – 1882 – Judge

“Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.”

Georgia O’Keeffe – 1887 – Artist

“When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment.  I want to give that world to someone else.”

Marianne Moore – 1887 – Poet

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.”

Ed Asner – 1929 – Actor

“Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare.”

Roberto Cavalli – 1940 – Designer

“Sometimes incompetence is useful.  It helps you keep an open mind.”

Sam Waterston – 1940 – Actor

“I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don’t inhale.  That was his own aphorism, and I think it’s the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject.”

Beverly D’Angelo – 1951 – Actress

English: Kevin Eubanks at the National Cherry ...

English: Kevin Eubanks at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“To become a star is the beginning of the end.  I don’t really want to be saddled with a screen persona.”

Jimmy Choo – 1952 – Designer

“I love the idea of couture and its emphasis on creation.  There’s where I made my name – in design – and there’s where I’d like to stay.”

Kevin Eubanks – 1957 – Musician

“Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving.  Good luck means, work hard.  Keep up the good work.”

Tibor Fischer – 1959 – Novelist

“Criticism is part of being in the marketplace.  If you can’t take a bit of criticism, you shouldn’t bother publishing a book.”

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