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Giuseppe Verdi "You may have the universe if I may have Italy."

Giuseppe Verdi
(10/10/1813 – 01/27/1901)
Italian composer
William Henry Seward, Sr. "The circumstances of the world are so variable that an irrevocable purpose or opinion is almost synonymous with a foolish one."

William Seward
(05/16/1801 – 10/10/1872)
US Secretary of State
Lin Yutang "In order to appreciate England one has to have a certain contempt for logic."

Lin Yutang
(10/10/1895 – 03/26/1976)
Chinese writer
Helen Hayes Brown "The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity—love. And the story of a love is not important—what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity."

Helen Hayes
(10/10/1900 – 03/17/1993)
US actor
Edward D. Wood, Jr. "One is always considered mad when one perfects something that others cannot grasp."

Ed Wood
(10/10/1924 – 12/10/1978)
US director, writer
"I mean, don't forget the earth's about five thousand million years old, at least. Who can afford to live in the past?"

Harold Pinter
(10/10/1930 – 12/24/2008)
English writer
David Lee Roth "Rock'n'Roll is not so much a question of electric guitars as it is striped pants."

David Lee Roth
(10/10/1955 – )
US singer (Van Halen) and striped-pants wearer (also see Eddie Van Halen)
Edward Israel Iskowitz "He hasn't an enemy in the world—but all his friends hate him."

Eddie Cantor
(01/31/1892 – 10/10/1964)
US entertainer
Ralph Richardson "You've got to perform in a role hundreds of times. In keeping it fresh one can become a large, madly humming, demented refrigerator."

Sir Ralph Richardson
(12/19/1902 – 10/10/1983)
English actor
Chiaki Kuriyama "I loved playing Go Go, because the character's so extreme. And she's pretty close to my real character. Especially the fact that she liked her sword and lots of accessories."

Chiaki Kuriyama
(10/10/1984 – )
Japanese actor , on her role on "Kill Bill: Vol. 1"
Orson Welles "I hate television. I hate it as much as I hate peanuts. But I cannot stop eating peanuts."

Orson Welles
(05/06/1915 – 10/10/1985)
US actor, director (was married to Rita Hayworth)
Yul Brynner "People don't know my real self, and they're not about to find out."

Yul Brynner
(07/11/1920 – 10/10/1985)
Russian actor
Christopher Reeve "Siegel and Shuster created a piece of American mythology. It was my privilege to be the onscreen custodian of the character in the '70s and '80s. There will be many interpretations of Superman, but the original character created by two teenagers in the '30s will last forever."

Christopher Reeve
(09/25/1952 – 10/10/2004)
US actor