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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 28

on December 28, 2013



Woodrow Wilson – 1856 – 28th President of the United States

“A conservative is someone who makes no change and consults his grandmother when in doubt.”

Billy Mitchell – 1879 – Soldier

“With us air people, the nature of our nation is indissolubly bound up in the development of air power.”

Arthur Eddington – 1882 – Scientist

“Who will observe the observers?”

Mortimer Adler – 1902 – Philosopher

“Love without conversation is impossible.”

John von Neumann – 1902 – Mathematician

“There’s no sense in being precise when you don’t even know what you’re talking about.”

Sam Levenson – 1911- Author

“It’s so simple to be wise.  Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.”

Hildegard Knef – 1925 – Actress

“Success and failure are greatly overrated.  But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.”

Martin Milner – 1931 – Actor

“I was never a celebrity – just a working actor.”

Guy Debord – 1931 – Writer

“Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.”

Manuel Puig – 1932 – Author

“I allow my intuition to lead my path.”

Maggie Smith – 1934 – Actress

“Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.”

Kary Mullis – 1944 – Scientist

“Science grows like a weed every year.”

Max Hastings – 1945 – Journalist

“I would be miserable if I went to bed without having written 1,000 words about something.”

Edgar Winter – 1946 – Musician

“Music is very powerful, it has the power to bring people together.”

Ray Knight – 1952 – Athlete

“Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.”

Trip Hawkins – 1953 – Businessman

“If you always wanted to wait for something better, you’d never buy anything, right?”

Denzel Washington – 1954 – Actor

“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too.  That’s a part of it.”

Chris Ware – 1967 – Artist

“Cartoons are not real drawings, because they are drawings intended to be read.”

Linus Torvalds – 1969 – Businessman

“Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.”

Sienna Miller – 1981 – Actress

“As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone.”

David Archuleta – 1990 – Musician

“Relationships are about helping motivate each other to be all that you can be.”

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