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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 29



Charles Goodyear – 1800 – Inventor

“A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.”

Andrew Johnson – 1808 – 17th President of the United States

“Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.”

Albert Pike – 1809 – Lawyer

“A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire:  not too near, lest he burn; not too far, lest he freeze.”

William Gladstone – 1809 – British Leader

“Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.”

Edward H. Chapin – 1814 – Clergyman

“Impatience never commanded success.”

Carmen Sylva – 1843 – Romanian Royalty

“Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades.”

James Patrick Murphy – 1919 – Journalist

“Show me a man who is a good loser and I’ll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss.”

William Gaddis – 1922 – Novelist

“Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.”

Mary Tyler Moore – 1936 – Actress

“Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.”

Jon Voight – 1938 – Actor

“Democracy is an extraordinary adventure.  It’s difficult, full of daring and risk and danger.  But it’s the greatest gift we have.”

Marianne Faithfull – 1946 – Singer and Actress

“The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs.”

Ted Danson – 1947 – Actor

“How much do you engage yourself in what’s truly real and important in life?  That’s the individual question.”

Gelsey Kirkland – 1952 – Ballet Dancer

“I danced with passion to spite the music.”

Paula Poundstone – 1959 – Comedian

“Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.”

Patricia Clarkson – 1959 – Actress

“I have to watch the news or my day is not complete.”

Jude Law – 1972 – Actor

“My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing.”

Katherine Moenning – 1977 – Actress

“Stage is about imperfections and working with them, whether it be from you or the audience.”

LaToya London – 1978 – Singer and Actress

“I think American Idol is a great career launcher.  A blessing for all of us.”


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