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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 28

Portrait of Victor Cousin

Portrait of Victor Cousin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

John Bunyan – 1628 – Clergyman

“In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”

William Blake – 1757 – Poet

“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”

Victor Cousin – 1792 – Philosopher

“Ignorance is the primary source of all misery and vice.”

Friedrich Engels – 1820 – Philosopher

“Freedom is the recognition of necessity.”

Leslie Stephen – 1832 – Author

“Chance is a name for our ignorance.”

Stefan Zweig – 1881 – Writer

“Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.”

Brooks Atkinson – 1894 – Critic

“Don’t be condescending to unskilled labor.  Try it for a half day first.”

Claude Levi-Strauss – 1908 – Scientist

“The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.”

Carol Gilligan – 1936 – Psychologist

“I’ve found that if I say what I’m really thinking and feeling, people are more likely to say what they really think and feel.  The conversation becomes a real conversation.”

English: Stefan Zweig in Vienna, circa 1900

English: Stefan Zweig in Vienna, circa 1900 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rita Mae Brown – 1944 – Writer

“The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness.  Think of your three best friends.  If they’re okay, then it’s you.”

Ed Harris – 1950 – Actor

“You can’t betray yourself too often, or you become somebody else.”

Judd Nelson – 1959 – Actor

“Remember to be as smart as you are.”

Jon Stewart – 1962 – Entertainer

“The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom.”

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