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William Caxton "Love lasteth as long as the money endureth."

William Caxton
(08/13/1422 – 03/??/1491)
English linguist, printer
Eugene Delacroix "One always has to spoil a picture a little bit, in order to finish it."

Eugene Delacroix
(04/26/1798 – 08/13/1863)
French painter
Alfred Hitchcock "Television has done much for psychiatry, by spreading information about it as well as contributing to the need for it."

Alfred Hitchcock
(08/13/1899 – 04/29/1980)
English producer, director
Florence Nightingale "I attribute my success to this—I never gave or took any excuse."

Florence Nightingale
(05/12/1820 – 08/13/1910)
English nurse (born in Florence, Italy)
Fidel Castro "I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened."

Fidel Castro
(08/13/1927 – )
Cuban dictator
Mary Hunter Austin "When a woman ceases to alter the fashion of her hair, you guess that she has passed the crisis of her experience."

Mary Austin
(09/09/1868 – 08/13/1934)
US writer
Herbert George Wells "Go away. I'm all right."

H. G. Wells
(09/21/1866 – 08/13/1946)
English writer , last words
"I find it interesting how we get carried away by the dogma a la mode."

Lincoln Diaz-Balart
(08/13/1954 – )
US Rep (FL) , on NAFTA
Mickey Mantle "Hitting the ball was easy. Running around the bases was the tough part."

Mickey Mantle
(10/20/1931 – 08/13/1995)
US baseball great
Julia Child "Many aspects of my method are based on my feeling and experience. For instance, I always give my bird a generous butter massage before I put it in the oven. Why? Because I think the chicken likes it—and, more important, *I* like to give it."

Julia Child
(08/15/1912 – 08/13/2004)
US chef (died near her birthday)
Lester William Polfuss "It's not technique—it's what you have to say."

Les Paul
(06/09/1915 – 08/13/2009)
US inventor, musician