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Richard Brinsley Sheridan "Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you."

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(10/30/1751 – 07/07/1816)
English satirist, parliamentarian
Gustav Mahler "Fortissimo at last!"

Gustav Mahler
(07/07/1860 – 05/18/1911)
Austrian composer (was married to Alma Schindler) , on seeing Niagara Falls
Marc Chagall "All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites."

Marc Chagall
(07/07/1887 – 03/29/1985)
French artist
"Art is not a mirror to reflect the world, but a hammer with which to shape it."

Vladimir Mayakovsky
(07/07/1893 – 04/14/1930)
Russian poet
Johanna Spyri "Oh, I wish that God had not given me what I prayed for! It was not so good as I thought!"

Johanna Spyri
(06/12/1827 – 07/07/1901)
Swiss writer (Heidi)
"Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved, Islam unashamedly came with a sword."

Sir Stephen Runciman
(07/07/1903 – 11/01/2000)
Scottish historian
Leroy Robert Paige "1) Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood.
2) If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.
3) Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move.
4) Go very light on the vices, such as carrying on in society. The social ramble ain't restful.
5) Avoid running at all times.
6) Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you."

Satchel Paige
(07/07/1906 – 06/08/1982)
US baseball player
Robert A. Heinlein "It is better to copulate than never."

Robert A. Heinlein
(07/07/1907 – 05/08/1988)
US writer
"The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers, and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within."

Giancarlo Menotti
(07/07/1911 – 02/01/2007)
Italian composer
"White folks needs what black folks got just as much as black folks needs what white folks got, and we's all got to stay here mongst each other and git along, that's what."

Margaret Walker
(07/07/1915 – 11/30/1998)
US writer
Arthur Conan Doyle "It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data."

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(05/22/1859 – 07/07/1930)
Scottish writer
Richard Starkey "I like Beethoven, especially the poems."

Ringo Starr
(07/07/1940 – )
English drummer (Beatles)
Constance Ockleman "I will have one of the cleanest obits of any actress. I never did cheesecake like Ann Sheridan or Betty Grable. I just used my hair."

Veronica Lake
(11/14/1922 – 07/07/1973)
US actor
"Petite, pretty, and deadly as an asp."

Howard Teichmann
(01/22/1916 – 07/07/1987)
US writer , on Dorothy Parker