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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 27

on November 27, 2013
L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp...

L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp at Nolacon II in New Orleans (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles A. Beard – 1874 – Historian

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”

Katharine Anthony – 1877 – Writer

“To the biographers all lives bar none are dramatic constructions.”

Konosuke Matsushita – 1894 – Businessman

“No matter how deep a study you make, what you really have to rely on is your own intuition and when it comes down to it, you really don’t know what’s going to happen until you do.”

L. Sprague de Camp – 1907 – Author

“There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot.”

James Agee – 1909 – Novelist

“The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.”

Chick Hearn – 1916 – Journalist

“My work is a love for me; I’d do it for free, but don’t tell my bosses.”

Gail Sheehy – 1937 – Writer

Caroline Kennedy, Chancellor Joel I. Klein

Caroline Kennedy, Chancellor Joel I. Klein (Photo credit: Rubenstein)

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow.  If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”

Bruce Lee – 1940 – Actor

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”

Marilyn Hacker – 1942 – Poet

“Good writing gives energy, whatever it is about.”

Manolo Blahnik – 1942 – Designer

“You put high heels on and you change.”

Jimi Hendrix – 1942 – Guitarist and Singer

“Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.”

Jill Sander – 1943 – Designer

“If I had the power, I would ban leggings.”

James Avery – 1948 – Actor

“I don’t understand this whole Twitter, Facebook stuff.  I don’t get it.  Make a phone call.  Talk to somebody.”

Bob Parsons – 1950 – Businessman

“Any company has got to reinvent itself again and again.”

Bill Nye – 1955 – Educator and TV Host

“We are both great men, but I have succeeded better in keeping it a profound secret than he has.”

Caroline Kennedy – 1957 – Writer and Lawyer

“John and I were lucky because our mother was a strong woman with high expectations and a strong sense of values.  She encouraged us to pursue things we were interested in and not think about what other people wanted us to do.”


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