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Tsar Peter the Great "Give back everything to—"

Tsar Peter the Great
(05/30/1672 – 01/28/1725)
Russian royalty , last words
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette "Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they survive, they come to the surface again. And they develop a routine of the abyss: 'It's four o clock. At five I have my abyss'..."

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
(01/28/1873 – 08/03/1954)
French writer
Artur Rubenstein "When I was young, I used to have successes with women because I was young. Now I have successes with women because I am old. Middle age was the hardest part."

Artur Rubenstein
(01/28/1887 – 12/20/1982)
Polish-Israeli-US pianist
Jackson Pollock "Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you."

Jackson Pollock
(01/28/1912 – 08/11/1956)
US painter
Susan Sontag "The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions."

Susan Sontag
(01/28/1933 – 12/28/2004)
US writer
"Broadmindedness is the result of flattening highmindedness out."

George Saintsbury
(10/23/1845 – 01/28/1933)
English historian
"Literature is mostly about having sex, and not much about having babies; life is the other way round."

David Lodge
(01/28/1935 – )
English writer
Alan Alda "It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that."

Alan Alda
(01/28/1936 – )
US actor
Mikhail Baryshnikov "No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business."

Mikhail Baryshnikov
(01/28/1948 – )
Latvian-US dancer
Zora Neale Hurston "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."

Zora Neale Hurston
(01/07/1891 – 01/28/1960)
US writer
Nickolas Gene "Frack" Carter "I believe aliens are real. I used to go hunting for them, three or four years ago. I'd get back late from a tour and couldn't go to sleep. I'd go out in my car with friends late at night in the middle of Florida and look for UFOs."

Nick Carter
(01/28/1980 – )
US singer (Backstreet Boys)
Elijah Wood "If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent."

Elijah Wood
(01/28/1981– )
US actor
Christa McAuliffe "I have a box of papers at home of [my own press coverage]. When I'm sixty, maybe, I'll look at my pile of papers and wonder, 'What really happened that year?'"

Christa McAuliffe
(09/02/1948 – 01/28/1986)
US astronaut, teacher
Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky "Life, the way it really is, is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse."

Joseph Brodsky
(05/24/1940 – 01/28/1996)
Russian writer
Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson "I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first."

Astrid Lindgren
(11/14/1907 – 01/28/2002)
Swedish writer (Pippi Longstocking)