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 27



Johannes Kepler – 1571 – Scientist

“I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.”

Arthur Murphy – 1727 – Writer

“Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.”

Louis Pasteur – 1822 – Scientist

“Fortune favors the prepared mind.”

John Sergeant Wise – 1846 – Author

“America is good enough for us.”

Mina Loy – 1882 – Artist

“Life is only limited by our prejudices.  Destroy them, and you cease to be at the mercy of yourself.”

Carl Zuckmayer – 1896 – Playwright

“One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline – and that’s the important half, for without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with luck.”

Marlene Dietrich – 1901 – Actress

“Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him, they do not like him.”

Oscar Levant – 1906 – Composer

“Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.”

Wilfrid Sheed – 1930 – Novelist

“One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.”

Meg Greenfield – 1930 – Editor

“Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame.”

Adian Chambers – 1934 – Author

“I huff and puff and struggle with every sentence, paragraph and page – sometimes every word as well.”

Cokie Roberts – 1943 – Journalist

“As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.”

Janet Street-Porter – 1946 – Journalist

“Stress is a designer ailment that many of the so-called afflicted suffer from with pride.”

David Knopfler – 1952 – Musician

“Trust the tale, not the teller.”

Kevin Patterson – 1964 – Writer

“Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.”

Salman Khan – 1965 – Actor

“In life go straight and turn right.”

Eva La Rue – 1966 – Actress

“If somebody has never been married, they don’t know compromise.”

Sarah Vowell – 1969 – Author

“What are you hiding?  No one ever asks that.”

Lily Cole – 1987 – Actress

“Don’t overpluck your eyebrows.  A make-up artist told me this once, and I’ve always remembered it.”

Hayley Williams – 1988 – Musician

“Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand.”


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