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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 17

Martin Scorsese at the premiere of the film &q...

Martin Scorsese at the premiere of the film “Shutter Island” at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Hans Zinsser – 1878 – Biochemist

“Lice, ticks, mosquitoes and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows when neglect, poverty, famine or war lets down the defenses.”

Soichiro Honda – 1906 – Businessman

“Success is 99 percent failure.”

Eugene Wignor – 1902 – Physicist

“It is nice to know that the computer understands the problem.  But I would like to understand it too.”

Rock Hudson – 1925 – Actor (Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.)

“I’m notorious for giving a bad interview.  I’m an actor and I can’t help but feel I’m boring when I’m on as myself.”

Martin Scorsese – 1942 – Director

“There is no such thing as simple.  Simple is hard.”

Tom Seaver – 1944 – Professional Baseball Pitcher

“There are only two places in the league – first place and no place.”

Danny DiVito – 1944 – Actor

“I’m always studying and I’ve been doing it for a long time now.”

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams (Photo credit: Osei (Ozzy))

Howard Dean – 1948 – Politician and Physician

“We have to say what we believe . . . whether it’s popular or not.”

Daisy Fuentes – 1966 – TV Personality and Model

“To do a really good interview, you have to be truly interested in the person.”

Rachel McAdams – 1978 – Actress

“I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.”

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November 17

English: Martin Scorsese at Cannes in 2002. My...

English: Martin Scorsese at Cannes in 2002. My own picture. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Hans Zinsser – 1878 – Bacteriologist

“Lice, ticks, mosquitoes and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows when neglect, poverty, famine or war lets down the defenses.”

Eugene Wignor – 1902 – Physicist

“It is nice to know that the computer understands the problem.  But I would like to understand it too.”

Soichiro Honda – 1906 – Businessman and Founder of Honda

“Success is 99 percent failure.”

Rock Hudson – 1925 – Actor (Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.)

“I’m notorious for giving a bad interview.  I’m an actor and I can’t help but feel I’m boring when I’m on as myself.”

Martin Scorsese – 1942 – Director

“There is no such thing as simple.  Simple is hard.”

Danny DiVito – 1944 – Actor

“I’m always studying and I’ve been doing it for a long time now.”

Tom Seaver – 1944 – Professional Baseball Player

“There are only two places in the league – first place and no place.”

Howard Dean – 1948 – Politician and Physician

“We have to say what we believe . . . whether it’s popular or not.”

Daisy Fuentes – 1966 – TV Personality and Model

“To do a really good interview, you have to be truly interested in the person.”

Daisy Fuentes on the runway at The Heart Truth...

Daisy Fuentes on the runway at The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week. February 13, 2009 at Bryant Park. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rachel McAdams – 1978 – Actress

“I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.”

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