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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 21

Actress Juliet Mills in 2004.

Actress Juliet Mills in 2004. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Voltaire – 1694 – Writer

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing:  It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”

Friedrich Schleiermacher – 1768 – Theologian

“The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.”

Barry Cornwell – 1787 – Poet

“Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.”

Harold Nicolson – 1886 – Diplomat

“The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.”

Hugh Kingsmill – 1889 – Writer

“Friends are God’s apology for relations.”

Rene Magritte – 1898 – Artist

“Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.”

Coleman Hawkins – 1904 – Musician

“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.”

Jim Bishop – 1907 – Journalist

“Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.”

Eleanor Powell – 1912 – Actress

“What we are is God’s gift to us.  What we become is our gift to God.”

Stan Musial – 1920 – Professional Baseball Player

Goldie Hawn in Sweden

Goldie Hawn in Sweden (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Hitting is like swimming.  Once you learn the stroke, you never forget it.”

Abe Lemons – 1922 – Coach

“Finish last in your league and they call you idiot.  Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.”

Marilyn French – 1929 – Author

“Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.”

Beryl Bainbridge – 1934 – Novelist

“Everything else  you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood.”

Marlo Thomas – 1937 – Actress

“My father said there were two kinds of people in the world:  givers and takers.  The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.”

Juliet Mills – 1941 – Actor

“Do some work in the theater if you can.  It is the best training you can get.”

Harold Ramis – 1944 – Actor

“Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone.”

Earl Monroe – 1944 – Athlete

“Just be patient.  Let the game come to you.  Don’t rush.  Be quick, but don’t hurry.”

Goldie Hawn – 1945 – Actress

“The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.”

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