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Edmund Waller "The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest,
savors too much of private interest."

Edmund Waller
(03/03/1606 – 10/21/1687)
English writer
Thomas Otway "Honest men
are the soft easy cushions on which knaves
Repose and fatten."

Thomas Otway
(03/03/1652 – 04/14/1685)
English writer
William Godwin "He that loves reading has everything within his reach."

William Godwin
(03/03/1756 – 04/07/1836)
English writer
John Murray"Give the people not hell, but hope and courage."

Sir John Murray
(03/03/1841 – 03/16/1914)
Canadian scientist
Alexander Graham Bell "When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."

Alexander Graham Bell
(03/03/1847 – 08/02/1922)
Scottish inventor
Marguerite Blessington "Wit lives in the present, but genius survives the future."

Lady Marguerite Blessington
(09/01/1789 – 03/03/1849)
Irish writer
"Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have."

Emile-Auguste Chartier
(03/03/1868 – 06/02/1951)
French writer
Ringold Lardner "Although he is a very poor fielder, he is a very poor hitter."

Ring Lardner, Sr.
(03/03/1885 – 09/25/1933)
US writer
Harlean Harlow Carpenter "One day when he was eating a cookie he offered me a bite. Don't underestimate that. The poor guy's so frightened of germs, it could darn near have been a proposal."

Jean Harlow
(03/03/1911 – 06/07/1937)
US actor , on Howard Hughes
"To get where you want to go you can't only do what you like."

Peter Abrahams
(03/03/1919 – )
S. African writer
"One learns little more about a man from his feats of literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal."

Frank Moore Colby
(02/10/1865 – 03/03/1926)
US encyclopedia editor, essayist
Robyn Hitchcock "I'm not really a good singer. But most people aren't, either."

Robyn Hitchcock
(03/03/1953 – )
English singer, songwriter
Arthur Koestler "Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity."

Arthur Koestler
(09/05/1905 – 03/03/1983)
Hungarian writer
David Daniel Kaminsky "I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way."

Danny Kaye
(01/18/1913 – 03/03/1987)
US actor
Marguerite Duras "No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation."

Marguerite Duras
(04/04/1914 – 03/03/1996)
French writer
"In America television can make so much money doing its worst, it cannot afford to do its best."

Fred Friendly
(10/30/1915 – 03/03/1998)
US TV producer