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Robert Green Ingersoll "With soap, baptism is a good thing."

Robert G. Ingersoll
(08/11/1833 – 07/21/1899)
US writer
Gifford Pinchot "Innovations never happen as planned."

Gifford Pinchot
(08/11/1865 – 10/04/1946)
US environmentalist
Cardinal John Henry Newman "Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning."

John Henry Newman
(02/21/1801 – 08/11/1890)
English cardinal
Andrew Carnegie "People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents."

Andrew Carnegie
(11/25/1835 – 08/11/1919)
Scottish-US industrialist, philanthropist
Alex Haley "Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you."

Alex Haley
(08/11/1921 – 02/10/1992)
US writer (Roots)
Arlene Dahl "Lorenzo believes in taking a big bite out of life."

Arlene Dahl
(08/11/1924 – )
US actor (was married to Fernando Lamas) , on her son Lorenzo Lamas
Carl T. Rowan "Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested on."

Carl Rowan
(08/11/1925 – 09/23/2000)
US journalist
Edith Wharton "An unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Swedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English-speaking audiences."

Edith Wharton
(01/24/1862 – 08/11/1937)
US writer
Marilyn Mach "Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying."

Marilyn vos Savant
(08/11/1946 – )
US columnist
"Is 'Giants' the first one-word oxymoron?"

Bob Lacey
(08/11/1946 – 04/30/2004)
US comic , on the San Francisco baseball team
"Don't worry me—I am an eight ulcer man on four ulcer pay."

Stephen T. Early
(08/27/1889 – 08/11/1951)
US writer
Jackson Pollock "Bums are the well-to-do of this day. They didn't have as far to fall."

Jackson Pollock
(01/28/1912 – 08/11/1956)
US painter
Gracie Bowers Pfost "I would not have gotten [to Congress] if I had not been as persistent as a hound dog worrying a bone."

Gracie Pfost
(03/12/1906 – 08/11/1965)
US Representative (ID)
Alfred A. Knopf "In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from."

Alfred A. Knopf
(09/12/1892 – 08/11/1984)
US publisher
Peter Cushing "Television is rather a frightening business. But I get all the relaxation I want from my collection of model soldiers."

Peter Cushing
(05/26/1913 – 08/11/1994)
English actor