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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 16

on December 16, 2013

 

Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead (Photo credit: D Services)

 

John Seldon – 1584 – British Statesman

 

“Of all actions of a man’s life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people.”

 

George Whitefield – 1714 – Clergyman

 

“Press forward.  Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.”

 

Elizabeth Carter – 1717 – Poet

 

“Remember that not to be happy is not to be grateful.”

 

Jane Austen – 1775 – Writer

 

“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.”

 

Edward B. Butler – 1853 – Businessman

 

“One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.”

 

Edward E. Barnard – 1857 – Scientist

 

“Man is too quick at forming conclusions.”

 

George Santayana – 1863 – Philosopher

 

“A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.”

 

Zoltan Kodaly – 1882 – Composer

Murray Kempton, American journalist
Murray Kempton, American journalist (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“Let us take out children seriously!  Everything else follows from this . . . only the best is good enough for a child.”

 

Noel Coward – 1899 – Playwright

 

“It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few are by deceit.”

 

Margaret Mead – 1901 – Anthropologist

 

“Always remember that you are unique.  Just like everyone else.”

 

O. Winston Link – 1914 – Photographer

 

“I was one man and I tackled a big railroad.  I did the best I could.”

 

Murray Kempton – 1917 – Journalist

 

“The beauty of a strong, lasting commitment is often best understood by men incapable of it.”

 

Arthur C. Clarke – 1917 – Writer

 

“The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.”

 

Quentin Blake – 1932 – Cartoonist

 

“Inspiration is some mysterious blessing which happens when the wheels are turning smoothly.”

 

Liv Ullmann – 1938 – Actress

 

“The best thing that can come with success is the knowledge that it is nothing to long for.”

 

Frank Deford – 1938 – Writer

 

“You can tell all you need to about a society from how it treats animals and beaches.”

 

Robert Urich – 1946 – Actor

 

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.”

 

Rene Redzepi – 1977 – Chef

 

“There is no conflict between a better meal and a better world.”

 

Marc Forgione – 1978 – Chef

 

“The kitchen is a sacred place.”

 


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