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Pierre Corneille "One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie."

Pierre Corneille
(06/06/1606 – 10/01/1684)
French writer
Patrick Henry "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."

Patrick Henry
(05/29/1736 – 06/06/1799)
US patriot
Jeremy Bentham "Every law is an infraction of liberty."

Jeremy Bentham
(02/15/1748 – 06/06/1832)
English philosopher
"Perhaps the most lasting pleasure in life is the pleasure of not going to church."

William Ralph Inge
(06/06/1860 – 02/26/1954)
English writer
Robert Falcon Scott "Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance, and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale."

Robert Falcon Scott
(06/06/1868 – 03/29/1912)
English explorer , on his doomed Antarctic expedition
Thomas Mann "A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth."

Thomas Mann
(06/06/1875 – 08/12/1955)
German writer
Ruth (Fulton) Benedict "The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers."

Ruth Benedict
(06/06/1887 – 09/17/1948)
US anthropologist
"‘Ow can I handcuff a bloomin’ shirt?"

Robert Cedric Sherriff
(06/06/1896 – 11/13/1975)
English writer (The Invisible Man)
"Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it."

Mignon McLaughlin
(06/06/1913 – 12/20/1983)
US writer
Maria Montez "When I look at myself, I am so beautiful I scream with joy!"

Maria Montez
(06/06/1917 – 09/07/1951)
Dominican actor (was married to Jean-Pierre Aumont; mother with him of Tina Aumont)
Maxine Kumin "Cherish your wilderness."

Maxine Kumin
(06/06/1925 – )
US writer
Harry Crews "I believe some people are just too damn smart to write fiction."

Harry Crews
(06/06/1935 – )
US writer
"Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree."

Marian Wright Edelman
(06/06/1939 – )
US social reformer
"New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."

James Agate
(09/09/1877 – 06/06/1947)
English writer
Harvey Fierstein "I guess a drag queen's like an oil painting: you gotta stand back from it to get the full effect."

Harvey Fierstein
(06/06/1954 – )
US actor, playwright
Sandra Bernhard "On one side you have book burners, Congressional wives and Pat Robertson. On the other side, you have vulgar comedians, foul-mouthed rap groups and Dennis Hopper—all your choices should be so easy."

Sandra Bernhard
(06/06/1955 – )
US comic, actor
Carl Jung "The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong."

Carl Jung
(07/26/1875 – 06/06/1961)
German psychoanalyst
Robert Francis Kennedy "Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live."

Robert F. Kennedy
(11/20/1925 – 06/06/1968)
US royalty (son of Rose and Joseph P., brother of John and Teddy Kennedy)
Clare Marie Bowe "I truly believe that God has healed me, and one day the doctors will say to me ‘You can stop the medication now because you are healed’."

Clare Marie Bowe
(06/06/1975 – 08/14/2007)
English daughter of friend of the quotekeeper
"The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights."

J. Paul Getty
(12/15/1892 – 06/06/1976)
US zillionaire
Anna Maria Louise Italiano "The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it."

Anne Bancroft
(09/17/1931 – 06/06/2005)
US actor (was married to Mel Brooks)