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Samuel Adams "The necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance."

Samuel Adams
(09/27/1722 – 10/02/1803)
US patriot, brewer (died near his birthday)
Henri Frederic Amiel "A belief is not true because it is useful."

Henri Frederic Amiel
(09/27/1821 – 05/11/1881)
Swiss writer
Edward Noyes Westcott "If I've done anything I'm sorry for, I'm willing to be forgiven."

Edward Noyes Westcott
(09/27/1846 – 03/31/1898)
US writer
"The rain it raineth on the just
And also on the unjust fella;
But chiefly on the just, because
The unjust steals the just's umbrella."

Sam Ervin
(09/27/1896 – 04/23/1985)
US Senator (NC)
"Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer."

Clementine Paddleford
(09/27/1900 – 11/13/1967)
US writer
"Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last."

Remy de Gourmont
(04/04/1858 – 09/27/1915)
French writer
"The glittering structure of her cultivation sits on her novels like a rather showy icing that detracts from the cake beneath."

Louis Auchincloss
(09/27/1917 – 01/26/2010)
US writer , on Edith Wharton
Cheryl Tiegs "It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout."

Cheryl Tiegs
(09/27/1947 – )
US supermodel
Mildred Ella Didriksen "That little white ball won't move until you hit it, and there's nothing you can do after it has gone."

Babe Didrikson Zaharias
(06/26/1914 – 09/27/1956)
US golf great
Sylvia Pankhurst "I have gone to war too. I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving."

Sylvia Pankhurst
(01/18/1882 – 09/27/1960)
English suffragist
Avril Lavigne Whibley "I can write a song a day."

Avril Lavigne
(09/27/1984 – )
Canadian singer
Donald O'Connor "I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get."

Donald O'Connor
(08/28/1925 – 09/27/2003)
US entertainer
William Safire "Remember to never split an infinitive. The passive voice should never be used. Do not put statements in the negative form. Verbs has to agree with their subjects. Proofread carefully to see if you words out. If you reread your work, you can find on"

William Safire
(12/17/1929 – 09/27/2009)
US writer, grammarian