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"History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other."

Philip Guedalla
(03/12/1889 – 12/16/1944)
English historian
Gracie Bowers Pfost "I would not have gotten [to Congress] if I had not been as persistent as a hound dog worrying a bone."

Gracie Pfost
(03/12/1906 – 08/11/1965)
US Representative (ID)
Irving Layton "In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination."

Irving Layton
(03/12/1912 – 01/04/2006)
Romanian-Canadian writer
"We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack."

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
(09/13/1830 – 03/12/1916)
Austrian writer
Lane Kirkland "If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves."

Lane Kirkland
(03/12/1922 – 08/14/1999)
US union leader
Jack Kerouac "It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on."

Jack Kerouac
(03/12/1922 – 10/21/1969)
US writer
Edward Albee "I swear, if you existed I'd divorce you."

Edward Albee
(03/12/1928 – )
US playwright
Barbara Hall "There's not a day when somebody doesn't smile and say, 'Oh, you're Agent 99.' I like being in a world that regards me in a friendly way."

Barbara Feldon
(03/12/1932 – )
US actor
Andrew Young "Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it."

Andrew Young
(03/12/1932 – )
US mayor (Atlanta)
Liza Minnelli "Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics."

Liza Minnelli
(03/12/1946 – )
US entertainer (daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli; was married to Peter Allen)
James Taylor "I would advise you to keep your overhead down; avoid a major drug habit; play every day."

James Taylor
(03/12/1948 – )
US singer, songwriter (was married to Carly Simon)
Charlie Parker "Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn."

Charlie Parker
(08/29/1920 – 03/12/1955)
US jazz great
Josephine Hull "Playing Shakespeare is very tiring. You never get to sit down unless you're a king."

Josephine Hull
(01/03/1884 – 03/12/1957)
US actor
Saunders Teddell "If you've got a good vibrato, you can get away with a lot."

Sonny Terry
(10/24/1904 – 03/12/1986)
US harmonica player
"Paralyze resistance with persistence."

Woody Hayes
(02/14/1913 – 03/12/1987)
US football coach
"I don't like to write, but I love to have written."

Michael Kanin
(02/01/1910 – 03/12/1993)
US writer (brother of Garson Kanin)
Morton Downey, Jr. "I'd rather have sex with a raccoon."

Morton Downey, Jr.
(12/09/1933 – 03/12/2001)
US talk show host, actor, composer (wrote Wipe Out and Pipeline!) , on smoking