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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

on November 17, 2013
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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