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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!

December 3

on December 3, 2013
Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Robert Bloomfield – 1766 – Poet

“Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, Nature was his book.”

Rowland Hill – 1795 – Inventor

“We can do more good by being good, than in any other way.”

Gamaliel Bailey – 1807 – Journalist

“Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.”

Ellen Swallow Richards – 1842 – Scientist

“If you keep your feathers well oiled, the water of criticism will run off as from a duck’s back.”

Joseph Conrad – 1857 – Novelist

“Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.”

Anna Freud – 1895 – Psychologist

“If some longing goes unmet, don’t be astonished.  We call that Life.”

Kate O’Brien – 1897 – Novelist

“A laugh is a terrible weapon.”

John Backus – 1924 – Scientist

“You need the willingness to fail all the time.”

Andy Williams – 1927 – Musician

“We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances.”

English: Francesca Lia Block

English: Francesca Lia Block (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jean-Luc Godard – 1930 – Director

“Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.”

Craig Raine – 1944 – Poet

“Great writers arrive among us like new diseases threatening, powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus, irresistible.”

Ozzy Osbourne – 1948 – Musician

“To be a liar, you’ve got to have a great memory, and I don’t have a memory.”

Michael Musto – 1955 – Writer

“In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.”

Daryl Hannah – 1960 – Actress

“It’s not necessary to go far and wide.  I mean, you can really find exciting and inspiring things within your hometown.”

Julianne Moore – 1960 – Actress

“Comedy is ridiculously hard.  And if the rhythm is not right, if the music or the line is not right, it’s not funny.”

Francesca Lia Block – 1962 – Author

“Writing is literally transformative.  When we read, we are changed.  When we write, we are changed.  It’s neurological.  To me, this is a kind of magic.”

Marco Tempest – 1964 – Entertainer

“One of the key qualities of all stories is that they are made to be shared.”

Katarina Witt – 1965 – Athlete

“Almost nothing is presented to you on a silver platter.  You have to really work for it.”

Brendan Fraser – 1968 – Actor

“I don’t believe that wishing works.  I think we get the things we work for.”

Holly Marie Combs – 1973 – Actress

“Your faith in yourself is all you will ever have.  Don’t let anyone take it away from you, ever.”


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