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Andrew Carnegie "The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell."

Andrew Carnegie
(11/25/1835 – 08/11/1919)
Scottish-US industrialist, philanthropist
"I want all hellions to quit puffing that hell fume in God's clean air."

Carry Nation
(11/25/1846 – 06/09/1911)
US temperance fanatic , on smoking
"About half."

Pope John XXIII
(11/25/1881 – 06/03/1963)
Italian Pope , when asked how many people work in the Vatican
Joseph Wood Krutch "Both the cockroach and the bird could get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most."

Joseph Wood Krutch
(11/25/1893 – 05/22/1970)
US naturalist, writer
Virgil Thomson "I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down."

Virgil Thomson
(11/25/1896 – 09/30/1989)
US composer
"Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment... They do everything but watch television."

Lewis Thomas
(11/25/1913 – 12/03/1993)
US physician, writer
Joe DiMaggio "I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink."

Joe DiMaggio
(11/25/1914 – 03/08/1999)
US baseball player (was married to Marilyn Monroe)
Augusto Pinochet "I'm not a dictator. It's just that I have a grumpy face."

Augusto Pinochet
(11/25/1915 – 12/10/2006)
Chilean dictator
Poul William Anderson "I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated."

Poul Anderson
(11/25/1926 – 07/31/2001)
US writer
Ben Stein "No one will do it for you."

Ben Stein
(11/25/1944 – )
US speechwriter, actor, game show host
Diego Rivera "July 13, 1954 was the most tragic day of my life. I had lost my beloved Frida forever....Too late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida."

Diego Rivera
(12/08/1886 – 11/25/1957)
Mexican artist
Charles F. Kettering "Research is an organized method for keeping you reasonably dissatisfied with what you have."

Charles F. Kettering
(08/29/1876 – 11/25/1958)
US inventor
Jill Hennessy "To be a good model, I'd need a lot more confidence... and more confidence to be more bare."

Jill Hennessy
(11/25/1968 – )
Canadian actor
Upton Sinclair "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it."

Upton Sinclair
(09/20/1878 – 11/25/1968)
US writer
Christina Applegate "How do you survive Christmas? You drink a lot. And drink a lot, right. Drink a lot and drink a lot."

Christina Applegate
(11/25/1971 – )
US actor
Anthony Burgess "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone."

Anthony Burgess
(02/25/1917 – 11/25/1993)
English writer ("A Clockwork Orange")