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"Give me more love or more disdain;
The torrid or the frozen zone."

Thomas Carew
(??/??/1594? – 03/22/1640)
English writer
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Sheridan Norton "They serve God well, who serve his creatures."

Caroline Sheridan Norton
(03/22/1808 – 06/15/1877)
English writer (granddaughter of Richard Brinsley Sheridan; involved in scandal with William Lamb Melbourne)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe "If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(08/28/1749 – 03/22/1832)
German philosopher
Robert Millikan "My idea of an educated person is one who can converse on one subject for more than two minutes."

Robert Millikan
(03/22/1868 – 12/19/1953)
US physicist
Leonard Marx "I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth."

Chico Marx
(03/22/1887 – 10/11/1961)
US comic actor (Marx Brothers: Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo, Gummo)
"When a man makes up his mind to thrash another, he must also make up his mind to be a little thrashed himself."

Thomas Hughes
(10/20/1823 – 03/22/1896)
English writer
"I'm like a big old hen. I can't cluck too long about the egg I've just laid because I've got five more inside me pushing to get out."

Louis L'Amour
(03/22/1908 – 06/10/1988)
US writer
Marcel Mangel "Never get a mime talking. He won't stop."

Marcel Marceau
(03/22/1923 – 09/22/2007)
French mime
"Only cream and SOBs rise to the top."

Al Neuharth
(03/22/1924 – )
US editor (USA Today)
Derek Bok "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance."

Derek Bok
(03/22/1930 – )
US writer, educator
"Musical comedies aren't written, they are re-written."

Steven Sondheim
(03/22/1930 – )
US composer
Marion Gordon Robertson "When I said during my presidential bid that I would only bring Christians and Jews into the government, I hit a firestorm. `What do you mean?' the media challenged me. `You're not going to bring atheists into the government? How dare you maintain that those who believe in the Judeo-Christian values are better qualified to govern America than Hindus and Muslims?' My simple answer is, `Yes, they are.'"

Pat Robertson
(03/22/1930 – )
US bigot, hypocrite, televangelist
William Shatner "How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways."

William Shatner
(03/22/1931 – )
Canadian actor
Gene Oliver "Every path serves a purpose."

Gene Oliver
(03/22/1935 – )
US baseball player
"Every minute this broad spends outside of bed is a waste of time."

Michael Todd
(06/22/1909 – 03/22/1958)
US producer , on his wife, Elizabeth Taylor (also was married to Joan Blondell)
Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon "I grew up in Tennessee. We didn't know what Louis Vuitton was. I had to order all my prom outfits out of catalogs."

Reese Witherspoon
(03/22/1976 – )
US actor (was married to Ryan Phillippe)
Karl Wallenda "Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting."

Karl Wallenda
(01/21/1905 – 03/22/1978)
Austro-Hungarian aerialist