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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 7

English: Allan Cunningham (1791–1839), English...

English: Allan Cunningham (1791–1839), English botanist and explorer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Allan Cunningham – 1784 – Poet

“While the hollow oak our palace is, Our heritage is the sea.”

Willa Cather – 1873 – Author

“I shall not die of a cold.  I shall die of having lived.”

Joyce Cary – 1888 – Novelist

“It is a tragedy of the world that no one knows what he doesn’t know – the less a man knows, the more sure it is that he knows everything.”

Heywood Broun – 1888 – Journalist

“Sports do not build character.  They reveal it.”

Gabriel Marcel – 1889 – Philosopher

“Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.”

Victor Kiam – 1926 – Businessman

“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”

Ellen Burstyn – 1932 – Actress

“What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.”

English: Portrait of Heywood Broun

English: Portrait of Heywood Broun (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Johnny Bench – 1947 – Professional Baseball Catcher

“Slumps are like soft beds – easy to get into and hard to get out of.”

Pearl Cleage – 1948 – Author

“Putting words on paper regularly is part of the necessary discipline of writing.  A journal is a great way to do that.”

William Stone – 1952 – Explorer

“Generally speaking, moving water is the most dangerous thing you can encounter underground.”

Jonathan Tisch – 1953 – Businessman

“I’m saying that you can create success for yourself but also understand that you have a responsibility to others.”

Larry Bird – 1956 – Coach

“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.”

J. R. Moehringer – 1964 – Journalist

“You think you choose the subjects of your books.  But sometimes, in ways you don’t know, the books choose you.”

Terrell Owens – 1973 – Athlete

“If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.”

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