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Thomas Middleton "Have you summoned your wits from woolgathering?"

Thomas Middleton
(04/18/1580 – 07/04/1627)
English writer
"Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families."

G. H. Lewes
(04/18/1817 – 11/30/1878)
English psychologist
Clarence Darrow "The greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont."

Clarence Darrow
(04/18/1857 – 03/13/1938)
US lawyer , on Calvin Coolidge
Richard Harding Davis "What I admire most in men—to sit opposite a mirror at dinner and not look in it."

Richard Harding Davis
(04/18/1864 – 04/11/1916)
US writer (died near his birthday)
Leopold Stokowski "On matters of intonation and technicalities I am more than a martinet—I am a martinetissimo."

Leopold Stokowski
(04/18/1882 – 09/13/1977)
English-born US conductor
James Woods "My attitude about Hollywood is that I wouldn't walk across the street to pull one of those executives out of the snow if he was bleeding to death. Not unless I was paid for it. None of them ever did me any favors."

James Woods
(04/18/1947 – )
US actor
Albert Einstein "The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them."

Albert Einstein
(03/14/1879 – 04/18/1955)
German physicist (was married to Elsa Einstein)
Susan Faludi "The 'feminine' woman is forever static and childlike. She is like the ballerina in an old-fashioned music box, her unchanging features tiny and girlish, her voice tinkly, her body stuck on a pin, rotating in a spiral that will never grow."

Susan Faludi
(04/18/1959 – )
US feminist, writer
Conan O'Brien "Yesterday in Egypt, archaeologists discovered the burial site for the 50 children of Ramses II...Fifty children! What I want to know is, who decided to name a condom after this guy?"

Conan O'Brien
(04/18/1963 – )
US comic
Ben Hecht "He edited a magazine called The Smart Set, which is like calling Cape Kennedy Lover's Lane."

Ben Hecht
(02/28/1893 – 04/18/1964)
US writer , on H. L. Mencken
"The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself."

Marcel Pagnol
(02/25/1895 – 04/18/1974)
French playwright
Melissa Joan Hart "If they [Playboy] could promise me it wasn't camera-between-my-knees kind of shots, I would do it. I would do topless. I think it's empowering. Though if my mother had a real big problem with it, I'd have to say no right now."

Melissa Joan Hart
(04/18/1976 – )
US actor
"The universe may
be as great as they say.
But it wouldn't be missed
if it didn't exist."

Piet Hein
(12/16/1905 – 04/18/1996)
Danish inventor