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"A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance."

Herbert Spencer
(04/27/1820 – 12/08/1903)
English philosopher
Hiram Ulysses Grant "I only know two tunes. One is 'Yankee Doodle,' and the other isn't."

General Ulysses S. Grant
(04/27/1822 – 07/23/1885)
US President (18) (see other US Presidents)
Ralph Waldo Emerson "I hate quotations. Tell me what you know."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
(05/25/1803 – 04/27/1882)
US writer
Rogers Hornsby "I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it."

Rogers Hornsby
(04/27/1896 – 01/05/1963)
US baseball player
Anouk Aimee "You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older."

Anouk Aimee
(04/27/1932 – )
French actor
"Most of my cliches aren't original."

Chuck Knox
(04/27/1932 – )
US football coach
August Wilson "I might be a different kind of fool, but I ain't gonna be the same fool twice."

August Wilson
(04/27/1945 – 10/02/2005)
US playwright
Maud Gonne "The English may batter us to pieces, but they will never succeed in breaking our spirit."

Maud Gonne
(12/20/1865 – 04/27/1953)
Irish actor, patriot, feminist
Egbert Roscoe Murrow "Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions."

Edward R. Murrow
(04/25/1908 – 04/27/1965)
US broadcast journalist (died near his birthday)
"A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting."

Carlos Castaneda
(12/25/1931 – 04/27/1998)
US anthropologist, writer