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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 16

on November 16, 2013
Picture of a young jounalist George Seldes for...

Picture of a young jounalist George Seldes for a Chicago Tribune filecard (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Christopher Handy – 1873 – Musician

“Life is like a trumpet – if you don’t put anything into it, you don’t get anything out of it.”

George S. Kaufman – 1889 – Dramatist

“The kind of doctor I want is one who when he’s not examining me is home studying medicine.”

George Seldes – 1890 – Journalist

“A people that wants to be free must arm itself with a free press.”

Paul Hindemith – 1895 – Musician

“There are only two things worth aiming for, good music and a clean conscience.”

Michael Arlen – 1895 – Writer

“It is amazing how nice people are to you when they know you’re going away.”

Jesse Stone – 1901 – Musician

“We need to work to keep from getting rusty.”

Burgess Meredith – 1907 – Actor

“I disappear from the public eye and get rediscovered quite often.”

English: Shigeru Miyamoto at the Game Develope...

English: Shigeru Miyamoto at the Game Developers Conference 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jose Saramago – 1922 – Writer

“A human being is a being who is constantly ‘under construction,’ but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.”

Chinua Achebe – 1930 – Writer

“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.”

Elizabeth Drew – 1935 – Journalist

“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.”

Terence McKenna – 1946 – Writer

“The imagination is the golden pathway to everywhere.”

Shigeru Miyamoto – 1952 – Game Designer

“Video games are bad for you?  That’s what they said about rock-n-roll.”

Lisa Bonet – 1967 – Actress

“What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty, and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.”

Brooke Elliott – 1974 – Actress

“Look at all the magazines:  There’s always 10 ways to be better at something.”


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