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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 20

English: American poet Arthur Guiterman (1871-...

English: American poet Arthur Guiterman (1871-1943) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Arthur Guiterman – 1871 – Comedian

“Don’t tell your friends about your indigestion.  ‘How are you’ is a greeting, not a question.”

Edwin Powell Hubble – 1889 – Scientist

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.”

Alistair Cooke – 1908 – Journalist

“A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it.”

Emilio Pucci – 1914 – Designer

“Gaiety is one of the most important elements I brought to fashion.  I brought it through color.”

Bobby Locke – 1917 – Professional Golfer

“You can tell a good putt by the noise it makes.”

Corita Kent – 1918 – Artist

“Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.”

Robert Kennedy – 1925 – United States Senator

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

Estelle Parsons – 1927 – Actress

“It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it.”

Dick Clark – 1929 – Entertainer

Dick Clark

Dick Clark (Photo credit: Alan Light)

“If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully.”

Richard Dawson – 1932 – Actor

“Be nice to each other.  You can make a whole day a different day for everybody.”

Don DeLillo – 1936 – Novelist

“People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.”

Dick Smothers – 1939 – Comedian

“It works much like a marriage, an old marriage.  You’ve got to work on it.”

Joe Biden – 1942 – Vice President of the United States

“A gaffe in Washington is someone telling the truth, and telling the truth has never hurt me.”

Bo Derek – 1955 – Actress

“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.”

Dierks Bentley – 1975 – Musician

“You can’t write about stuff you don’t know about.  You have to live it.  You have to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty.  Live life to be a good songwriter.”

Josh Turner – 1977 – Musician

“Life is a series of punches.  It presents a lot of challenges.  It presents a lot of hardship, but the people that are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life and have a lot of stories to tell, too.”

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November 19

English: James Garfield, 20 th President of th...

English: James Garfield, 20 th President of the United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

James A. Garfield – 1831 – 20th President of the United States

“A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.”

Billy Sunday – 1862 – Clergyman

“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”

Peter Drucker – 1909 – Businessman

“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”

Indira Gandhi – 1917 – Prime Minister of India

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people:  those who do the work and those who take the credit.  He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”

Gene Tierney – 1920 – Actress

“Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.”

Roy Campanella – 1921 – Professional Baseball Player

“You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball for a living.”

Larry King – 1933 – Entertainer

“I remind myself every morning:  Nothing I say this day will teach me anything.  So if I’m going to learn, I must do the listening.”

Jack Welch – 1935 – Businessman

“Change before you have to.”

Dick Cavett – 1936 – Entertainer

Cropped screenshot of Gene Tierney from the tr...

Cropped screenshot of Gene Tierney from the trailer for the film Laura. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It’s a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn’t want to hear.”

Penelope Leach – 1937 – Psychologist

“Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop.  The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.”

Ted Turner – 1938 – Businessman

“My son is now an ‘entrepreneur.’  That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.”

Calvin Klein – 1942 – Fashion Designer

“Make-up is what it takes to look natural.”

Ann Curry – 1956 – Journalist

“When you treat yourself right, you run better and more efficiently.  Which means you don’t have to go 100 miles an hour to get everything done.”

Meg Ryan – 1961 – Actress

“People are always telling me that change is good.  But all that means is that something you didn’t want to happen has happened.”

Jodie Foster – 1962 – Actress

“Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.”

Jason Scott Lee – 1966 – Actor

“I always thought success was from inside, so it was how diversified you were as a person and how cultivated or how much you cultivated yourself.”

Rocco DiSpirito – 1966 – Chef

“As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama.  There’s always going to be chaos in the restaurant business.”

Gail Devers – 1966 – Athlete

“Keep your dreams alive.  Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication.  Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”

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November 18

English: Elizabeth Meriwether-Gilmer (Dorothy ...

English: Elizabeth Meriwether-Gilmer (Dorothy Dix) as a young woman in her early 30s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pierre Bayle – 1647 – Philosopher

“Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.”

Carl Maria von Weber – 1786 – Composer

“What love is to man, music is to the arts and to mankind.”

Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre – 1787 – Artist

“I have seized the light.  I have arrested its flight.”

Sojourner Truth – 1787 – Activist

“Truth is powerful and it prevails.”

Cesare Lombroso – 1835 – Psychologist

“Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.”

Clarence Day – 1874 – Author

“Information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.”

Jacques Maritain – 1882 – Philosopher

“Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.”

Dorothy Dix – 1887 – Journalist (Elizabeth Meriwether-Gilmer)

“I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow.  It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.”

Frances Marion – 1888 – Writer

“Do we really know anybody?  Who does not wear one face to hide another?”

George Horace Gallup, founder of the Gallup polls.

George Horace Gallup, founder of the Gallup polls. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Howard Thurman – 1900 – Educator

“There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself.  It is the only true guide you will ever have.  And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.”

George Gallup – 1901 – Businessman

“Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion.  When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people.  Any other interpretation is nonsense.”

Alec Issigonis – 1906 – Designer

“I feel very, very proud that so many people have copied me.”

Compay Segundo – 1907 – Musician

“As far as pleasures, you’ve got to have limits.  You shouldn’t have too much of good things, so you’ll always have a desire for more and you won’t get bored.”

Imogene Coca – 1908 – Actress

“I never thought of myself in comedy at all . . . I loved going to the theatre and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance.”

Johnny Mercer – 1909 – Musician

“Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew.  Everything was ours; how happy we were then, but then once upon a time never comes again.”

Alan Shepard – 1923 – Astronaut

“It’s a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one’s safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.”

Gene Mauch – 1925 – Athlete

“You can’t lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.”

J. G. Ballard – 1930 – Author

“Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it.”

Hank Ballard – 1936 – Musician

“Rock ‘n’ roll is good for the soul, for the well being, for the psyche, for your everything.  I love it.”

Margaret Atwood – 1939 – Novelist

“The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them:  there ought to be as many for love.”

Linda Evans – 1942 – Actress

“It doesn’t matter if I don’t succeed in something, what matters is that I learn from my mistakes.”

Wilma Mankiller – 1945 – Cherokee Stateswoman

“The secret to our success is that we never, never give up.”

Amanda Lear – 1946 – Musician

“I hate to spread rumors, but what else can one do with them?”

Sinbad – 1956 – Comedian (David Adkins)

“Don’t let people treat you like you’re stupid.  If it sounds too good to be true, it is.”

Owen Wilson – 1968 – Actor

“It’s funny how it usually works out that I end up dying.  It sort of works out, because by the time I die, I’m usually tired of working on that particular movie, so I look forward to it.”

Megyn Kelly – 1970 – Journalist

“Just because you might have a sparring match on the air doesn’t mean there’s any personal animosity.”

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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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November 16

Picture of a young jounalist George Seldes for...

Picture of a young jounalist George Seldes for a Chicago Tribune filecard (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Christopher Handy – 1873 – Musician

“Life is like a trumpet – if you don’t put anything into it, you don’t get anything out of it.”

George S. Kaufman – 1889 – Dramatist

“The kind of doctor I want is one who when he’s not examining me is home studying medicine.”

George Seldes – 1890 – Journalist

“A people that wants to be free must arm itself with a free press.”

Paul Hindemith – 1895 – Musician

“There are only two things worth aiming for, good music and a clean conscience.”

Michael Arlen – 1895 – Writer

“It is amazing how nice people are to you when they know you’re going away.”

Jesse Stone – 1901 – Musician

“We need to work to keep from getting rusty.”

Burgess Meredith – 1907 – Actor

“I disappear from the public eye and get rediscovered quite often.”

English: Shigeru Miyamoto at the Game Develope...

English: Shigeru Miyamoto at the Game Developers Conference 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jose Saramago – 1922 – Writer

“A human being is a being who is constantly ‘under construction,’ but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.”

Chinua Achebe – 1930 – Writer

“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.”

Elizabeth Drew – 1935 – Journalist

“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.”

Terence McKenna – 1946 – Writer

“The imagination is the golden pathway to everywhere.”

Shigeru Miyamoto – 1952 – Game Designer

“Video games are bad for you?  That’s what they said about rock-n-roll.”

Lisa Bonet – 1967 – Actress

“What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty, and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.”

Brooke Elliott – 1974 – Actress

“Look at all the magazines:  There’s always 10 ways to be better at something.”

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November 15

English: Sam Waterston at a ceremony in Januar...

English: Sam Waterston at a ceremony in January 2010 to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

William Herschel – 1738 – Scientist

“The undevout astronomer must be mad.”

Johann Kaspar Lavater – 1741 – Theologian

“Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything.”

Franklin Pierce Adams – 1881 – Writer

“You do not know what you can miss before you try.”

Felix Frankfurter – 1882 – Judge

“Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.”

Georgia O’Keeffe – 1887 – Artist

“When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment.  I want to give that world to someone else.”

Marianne Moore – 1887 – Poet

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.”

Ed Asner – 1929 – Actor

“Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare.”

Roberto Cavalli – 1940 – Designer

“Sometimes incompetence is useful.  It helps you keep an open mind.”

Sam Waterston – 1940 – Actor

“I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don’t inhale.  That was his own aphorism, and I think it’s the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject.”

Beverly D’Angelo – 1951 – Actress

English: Kevin Eubanks at the National Cherry ...

English: Kevin Eubanks at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“To become a star is the beginning of the end.  I don’t really want to be saddled with a screen persona.”

Jimmy Choo – 1952 – Designer

“I love the idea of couture and its emphasis on creation.  There’s where I made my name – in design – and there’s where I’d like to stay.”

Kevin Eubanks – 1957 – Musician

“Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving.  Good luck means, work hard.  Keep up the good work.”

Tibor Fischer – 1959 – Novelist

“Criticism is part of being in the marketplace.  If you can’t take a bit of criticism, you shouldn’t bother publishing a book.”

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November 14

Claude Monet, photo by Nadar, 1899. Français :...

Claude Monet, photo by Nadar, 1899. Français : Claude Monet par Nadar en 1899. Türkçe: İzlenimcilik akımının öncülerinden olan Fransız ressam Claude Monet’nin, fotoğrafçı yurttaşı Nadar tarafından 1899 yılında çekilmiş fotoğrafı. 1840 ile 1926 yılları arasında yaşayan Monet, bu fotoğraf çekildiği sırada 50’li yaşlarının sonundadır. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles Lyell – 1797 – Lawyer

“Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.”

Jean Paul Richter – 1825 – Author

“A man discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another’s.”

Claude Monet – 1840 – Artist

“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.”

Leo Baekeland – 1863 – Inventor

“I was trying to make something really hard, but then I thought I should make something really soft instead, that could be molded into different shapes.  That was how I came up with the first plastic.  I called it Bakelite.”

Constance Rourke – 1885 – Author

“An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten.”

Aaron Copland – 1900 – Composer

“To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.”

Dick Powell – 1904 – Actor and Director

“The best thing about switching from being an actor to a director is that you don’t have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore.”

Michael Ramsey – 1904 – Clergyman

“Reason is an action of the mind; knowledge is a possession of the mind; but faith is an attitude of the person.  It means you are prepared to stake yourself on something being so.”

Marya Mannes – 1904 – Journalist

“Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally.  I cannot see any other honest way of taking them.”

Louise Brooks – 1906 – Actress

“There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.”

William Steig – 1907 – Cartoonist

1916 photograph of Leo Hendrik Baekeland. Capt...

1916 photograph of Leo Hendrik Baekeland. Caption: “Dr. Leo Hendrik Baekeland – An American scientist, born in Belgium, who was recently awarded the Perkin Medal for eminence in the field of industrial chemical research.” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“To tell the truth, I don’t read children’s books.  I’m an adult.  I just write them.”

Astrid Lindgren – 1907 – Author

“I don’t mind dying, I’ll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first.”

Harrison Salisbury – 1908 – Journalist

“Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on.  What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training.”

Joseph R. McCarthy – 1909 – Politician

“McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled.”

Sherwood Schwartz – 1916 – Producer

“If you study both ‘Gilligan’ and ‘Brady’, you will see they are based on a similar philosophy:  that it’s possible for different kinds of people to learn to live together, either in a family or stuck on an island with no escape.”

<em>Veronica Lake – 1919 – Actress

“You could put all the talent I had into your left eye and still not suffer from impaired vision.”

McLean Stevenson – 1929 – Actor

“I tell you, I’m really not what you’d call into your basic kink, even though we do live in Hollywood, which is a little bit like living in a box of granola.”

King Hussein – 1935 – Jordanian Royalty

“We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way.  Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.”

Wendy Carlos – 1939 – Musician

“A nice blend of prediction and surprise seem to be at the heart of the best art.”

P.J. O’Rourke – 1947 – Comedian

“Giving money and power to the government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”

Prince Charles – 1948 – British Royalty

“Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.”

Yanni – 1954 – Musician (Yiannis Hryssomallis)

“Creativity is an inherent human quality of the highest order.  When we create, we become more than the sum of our parts.”

Condoleezza Rice – 1954 – United States Secretary of State

“Differences can be a strength rather than a handicap.”

Stefano Gabbana – 1962 – Designer

“Dreams can still come true; you need a great deal of energy and determination, and a little bit of luck.”

Curt Shilling – 1966 – Athlete

“When you’re having a bad day at work, a lot of times it’s your head.  When you’re having good days, a lot of times it’s the absence of the mind.”

Gary Vaynerchuk – 1975 – Businessman

“People are chasing cash, not happiness.  When you chase money, you’re going to lose.  You’re just going to.  Even is you get the money, you’re not going to be happy.”

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November 13

English: Photograph of author Robert Louis Ste...

English: Photograph of author Robert Louis Stevenson (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles Simon Favart – 1710 Dramatist

“Every citizen is king under a citizen king.”

William Shenstone – 1714- Poet

“A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.”

Edwin Booth – 1833 – Actor

“When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.”

Robert Louis Stevenson – 1850 – Writer

“A friend is a gift you give yourself.”

Louis D. Brandeis – 1856 – Lawyer

“There is no great writing, only great rewriting.”

Thomas Head Raddall – 1903 – Writer

“Don’t brood on what’s past, but never forget it either.”

Eva Zeisel – 1906 – Designer

“I am a maker of useful things.”

Garry Marshall – 1934 – Director

“There’s no better satisfaction than writing.   I feel that writing is the best and everything else comes with it.”

Jean Seberg – 1938 – Actress

“Money doesn’t buy happiness.  But happiness isn’t everything.”

George V. Higgins – 1939 – Novelist

“Egotism:  The art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.”

Howard Wilkinson – 1943 – Coach

“If they hadn’t scored, we would’ve won.”

English: Eva Zeisel, Hungarian industrial desi...

English: Eva Zeisel, Hungarian industrial designer, potter and centenarians. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Amory Lovins – 1947 – Scientist

“I’m a practitioner of elegant frugality.  I don’t feel comfortable telling other people what to do, so I just try and lead by example.”

Whoopi Goldberg – 1949 – Actress (Caryn Elaine Johnson)

“I don’t have pet peeves; I have while kennels of irritation.”

Frances Conroy – 1953 – Actress

“As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face.  If you deny that, you deny your heritage.”

Scott McNealy – 1954 – Businessman

“Get the best people and train them well.”

Jimmy Kimmel – 1967 – Celebrity

“I describe myself as a human being.”

Jordan Bridges – 1973 – Actor

“You can discover great things through ‘mistakes.'”

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November 12

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Richard Baxter – 1615 – Clergyman

“If they can see you love them, you can say anything to them.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton – 1815 – Activist

“The best protection any woman can have . . . is courage.”

Auguste Rodin – 1840 – Sculptor

“I invent nothing.  I rediscover.”

Bert Williams – 1875 – Entertainer

“The man with the real sense of humor is the man who can put himself in the spectator’s place and laugh at his own misfortune.”

Kim Hunter – 1922 – Actress

“Some things a lady doesn’t tell.”

Michael Ende – 1929 – Writer

“Time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart.”

Grace Kelly – 1929 – Actress

“Women’s natural role is to be a pillar of the family.”

John McGahern – 1934 – Writer

“I’ve never written anything that hasn’t been in my mind for a long time – seven or eight years.”

John Metcalf – 1938 – Editor

“Writers don’t have to keep themselves honest.  They have to keep themselves accurate.”

Janette Turner Hospital – 1942 – Novelist

“We inherit plots.  There are only two or three in the world, five or six at most.  We ride them like treadmills.”

Neil Young – 1945 – Singer and Songwriter

“The sound of a harmonica hits you directly.  There’s no language barrier.”

Nadia Comaneci – 1961 – Olympic Gymnast

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid.  Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”

David Schwimmer – 1966 – Actor

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway (Photo credit: Horustr4n)

“You’re only as good as the sum of your parts, and one person can’t be a team.”

Kathleen Hanna – 1969 – Musician

“You don’t have to have magic unicorn powers.  You work at it, and you get better.  It’s like anything:  You sit there and do it every day, and eventually you get good at it.”

Tonya Harding – 1970 – Athlete

“One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating.  In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.”

Richelle Mead – 1976 – Author

“That’s the great thing about being a writer.  You dream up amazing questions . . . and then dream up even more amazing answers.”

Ryan Gosling – 1980 – Actor

“Freedom is such a gift.”

Anne Hathaway – 1982 – Actress

“Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor.  Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming!”

Steve Huffman – 1983 – Businessman

“I could go on a long rant about how much I despise e-mail.  I wish it was more socially acceptable to ignore people.”

Russell Westbrook – 1988 – Athlete

“There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.”

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