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Alexander the Great "I am dying, with the help of many doctors."

Alexander the Great
(09/20/0356 – 06/13/0323 BC)
Greek military leader
Frances Burney D'Arblay "Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy."

Fanny Burney
(06/13/1752 – 01/06/1840)
English writer
General Winfield Scott "Say to the seceded States: 'Wayward sisters depart in peace.'"

General Winfield Scott
(06/13/1786 – 05/29/1866)
US civil war general
William Butler Yeats "Think where man's glory most begins and ends,
And I say my glory was I had such friends."

William Butler Yeats
(06/13/1865 – 01/29/1939)
English poet
"English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas."

Miriam "Ma" Ferguson
(06/13/1875 – 06/25/1961)
US Governor (TX) , misattributed, but now that it's here...
Dorothy L. Sayers "Have you noticed that the astronomers and mathematicians are much the most cheerful people of the lot? I suppose that perpetually contemplating things on so vast a scale makes them feel either that it doesn't matter a hoot anyway, or that anything so large and elaborate must have some sense in it somewhere."

Dorothy L. Sayers
(06/13/1893 – 12/17/1957)
English writer
"Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king."

Mark Van Doren
(06/13/1894 – 12/10/1972)
US writer, educator
Paul Lynde Peter Marshall: "Right after Trigger died, what did Roy Rogers announce he would do?"
Paul Lynde: "Dismount."
(06/13/1926 – 01/10/1982)
US comic, actor
Eleanor Holmes Norton "There is no reason to repeat bad history."

Eleanor Holmes Norton
(06/13/1937 – )
US politician
Malcolm John Taylor "The best thing I did was abuse myself when younger—I dabbled in everything, cocaine, booze, women—because now I don't have to do it anymore."

Malcolm McDowell
(06/13/1943 – )
English actor (not related to Roddy McDowall; was married to Mary Steenburgen)
My Sister! "'His mother worked in a factory, and his father was a cop. He probably wouldn't know a dinner fork from a pitchfork,' Lauren said. Jesse grunted. 'Might make for an interesting dinner companion.'"

Lynda J. Coble
(06/13/1953 – )
US writer (Angel in the Road)
"Play is the exultation of the possible."

Martin Buber
(02/08/1878 – 06/13/1965)
German theologian
Laura Kightlinger "I used to think drinking was the only way to be happy. Now I know there is no way to be happy."

Laura Kightlinger
(06/13/1969 – )
US comic actor