Quote Queen

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 24

on December 24, 2013

Saint Ignatius – 1491 – Saint

“Teach us to give and not to count the cost.”

William Warburton – 1698 – Critic

“Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of judgment.”

Benjamin Rush – 1745 – Scientist

“Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.”

George Crabbe – 1754 – Poet

“Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved.”

Kit Carson – 1809 – Explorer (Christopher Houston Carson)

“In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.”

Eliza Cook – 1818 – Poet

“How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart.”

Matthew Arnold – 1822 – Poet

“Resolve to be thyself:  and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.”

Juan Ramon Jimenez – 1881 – Poet

“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.”

Harry Warren – 1893 – Composer

“You don’t have to know anything about music to understand what I write.  Mine are simple melodies.”

Georges Guynemer – 1894 – Aviator

“If one has not given everything, one has given nothing.”

Howard Hughes – 1905 – Businessman

“Money can’t buy happiness.”

Ava Gardner – 1922 – Actress

“I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.”

Mary Higgins Clark – 1927 – Author

“If you want to be happy for life, love what you do.”

Nicholas Meyer – 1945 – Writer

“Art doesn’t just happen by accident.  It is about pulling out new tricks and trying new things.”

Kate Spade – 1962 – Designer

“I love lamps.  I can’t stand overhead lighting, I have to have everything on a dimmer.”

Mark Millar – 1969 – Writer

“Artists, no matter how good their intentions, are always slower than they think.”

Stephanie Meyer – 1973 – Author

“It’s easier to come up with new stories than it is to finish the ones you already have.  I think every author would feel that way.”

Ryan Seacrest – 1974 – Entertainer

“Failure?  Scared to death of it.”

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