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James Montgomery "Hovering between wife and death."

James Montgomery
(11/04/1771 – 04/30/1854)
Scottish writer , on his deathbed, when asked how he was
"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Eden Phillpotts
(11/04/1862 – 12/29/1960)
English writer
"Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do."

George Moore
(11/04/1873 – 10/24/1958)
English philosopher
Will Rogers "There ought to be one day—just one—where there is open season on senators."

Will Rogers
(11/04/1879 – 08/15/1935)
US humorist
"Hollywood is the only place where you can wake up in the morning and hear the birds coughing in the trees."

Joe Frisco
(11/04/1889 – 02/12/1958)
US actor
Eugene Field "Because you send your poem by mail."

Eugene Field
(09/23/1850 – 11/04/1895)
US writer , rejecting a poem called "Why Do I Live?"
"I don't know how Andy can make 60 seconds on '60 Minutes' seem like 60 hours."

Walter Cronkite
(11/04/1916 – 07/17/2009)
US telejournalist was married to Betsy for almost 65 years
Arthur William Matthew Carney "I have seasonal answers. In the summer: 'I like it down there because it's cool.' In the winter: 'I like it down there because it's warm.' Then I've got one that isn't seasonal: 'Go to hell.'"

Art Carney
(11/04/1918 – 11/09/2003)
US actor (died near his birthday) , on how he liked it in the sewer
Wilfred Owen "Red lips are not so red
As the stained stones kissed by the English dead."

Wilfred Owen
(03/18/1893 – 11/04/1918)
English soldier, writer
"A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair—why, this is the desideratum of mankind."

John Jay Chapman
(03/02/1862 – 11/04/1933)
US writer
Loretta Swit "It's really time for us to grow up and discover our vaginas."

Loretta Swit
(11/04/1937 – )
US actor ("Hot Lips" on M*A*S*H, Vagina Monologues)
Laura Welch Bush "Though my plans at the moment are vague, I can assure you that I'll never run for the Senate in New York."

Laura Welch Bush
(11/04/1946 – )
US "first lady" (44) (wife of George W.; see the REAL US first ladies)
Kathy Griffin "Gwyneth Paltrow names her kid Apple. I'm not going to let that stand."

Kathy Griffin
(11/04/1960 – )
US comic
Yitzhak Rabin "Enough of blood and tears. Enough!"

Yitzhak Rabin
(03/01/1922 – 11/04/1995)
Israeli Prime Minister
"I am certain there is too much certainty in the world."

Michael Crichton
(10/28/1942 – 11/04/2008)
US writer
Andy Rooney "The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."

Andy Rooney
(01/14/1920 – 11/04/2011)
US TV commentator