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"Men will wrangle for religion, write for it, fight for it, die for it, anything but live for it."

Charles Caleb Cotton
(04/28/1630 – 02/16/1687)
English writer (there is a Charles Caleb Colton from the 18th century, who I may be mis-citing here, but I don't find specific dates, so will leave this one here for now -s)
James Monroe "A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue."

James Monroe
(04/28/1758 – 07/04/1831)
US President (5) (see all US Presidents)
"Private patients, if they do not like me, can go elsewhere; but the poor devils in the hospital I am bound to take care of."

John Abernethy
(04/03/1764 – 04/28/1831)
English surgeon
"The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are."

Karl Kraus
(04/28/1874 – 06/12/1936)
Austrian writer
Lionel Barrymore "I've got a lot of ham in me."

Lionel Barrymore
(04/28/1878 – 11/15/1954)
US actor (brother of Ethel and John, uncle of John Drew, great-uncle of Drew)
Harper Lee "Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."

Harper Lee
(04/28/1926 – )
US writer
James Baker "He's the only man I know who could look at the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated and complain because the bathing suits weren't flame retardant."

James Baker
(04/28/1930 – )
US politician , on Michael Dukakis
Diane Johnson "Men are generally more law-abiding than women. Women have the feeling that since they didn't make the rules, the rules have nothing to do with them."

Diane Johnson
(04/28/1934 – )
US writer
Saddam Hussein "You Americans, you treat the Third World the way an Iraqi peasant treats his new bride. Three days of honeymoon, and then it's off to the fields."

Saddam Hussein
(04/28/1937 – 12/30/2006)
Iraqi despot
"My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it."

John G. Pollard
(08/09/1871 – 04/28/1937)
US Governor (VA)
Benito Mussolini "The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people."

Benito Mussolini
(07/29/1883 – 04/28/1945)
Italian dictator
"A key to the understanding of all religion is that a god's idea of amusement is 'Snakes and Ladders' with greased rungs."

Terry Pratchett
(04/28/1948 – )
English writer
James Douglas Muir Leno "Say what you will, when Dan Quayle was in the National Guard, not one Viet Cong got past Muncie, Indiana."

Jay Leno
(04/28/1950 – )
US comic, TV host, Tonight Show (also see Allen, Paar, and Carson)
Penelope Cruz "My ambition is to be happy."

Penelope Cruz
(04/28/1974 – )
Spanish actor
"Nature is as wasteful of promising young men as she is of fish spawn."

Richard Hughes
(04/19/1900 – 04/28/1976)
English writer
Jessica Alba "Thank you to the fans. I do movies for you. Practice safe sex and drive hybrids if you can."

Jessica Alba
(04/28/1981 – )
US actor
"Be a dreamer. If you don't know how to dream, you're dead."

Jim Valvano
(03/10/1946 – 04/28/1993)
US basketball coach