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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 25



Orlando Gibbons – 1583 – Composer

“It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.”

Angelus Silesius – 1624 – Poet

“The Rose is without an explanation; She blooms, because She blooms.”

Sir Isaac Newton – 1642 – Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”

William Collins – 1721 – Poet

“Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superiors.”

Clara Barton – 1821 – Nurse and Public Servant 

“I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man’s work for less than a man’s pay.”

Helena Rubenstein – 1870 – Businesswoman

“There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.”

Conrad Hilton – 1887 – Businessman

“Success seems to be connected with action.  Successful people keep moving.  They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Lila Acheson Wallace – 1889 – Publisher

“A painting is like a man.  If you can live without it, then there isn’t much point in having it.”

Humphrey Bogart – 1899 – Actor

“Things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.”

Cab Calloway – 1907 – Musician (Cabell Calloway)

“My audience was my life.  What I did and how I did it, was all for my audience.”

Rod Sterling – 1924 – Writer

“There are weapons that are simply thoughts.  For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.”

Anne Roiphe – 1935 – Journalist

“A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.”

Jimmy Buffett – 1946 – Musician

“It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad.”

Sissy Spacek – 1949 – Actress

“Fame sweeps you away.  I had to go home every six months to remember who I am.”

Annie Lennox – 1954 – Musician

“Ask yourself:  Have you been kind today?  Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.”

Rickey Henderson – 1958 – Athlete

“Once you can accept failure, you can have fun and success.”

Michael P. Anderson – 1959 – Astronaut

“When you launch in a rocket, you’re not really flying that rocket.  You’re just sort of hanging on.”


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