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"I ask no favors for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from our necks."

Sarah Moore Grimke
(11/26/1792 – 12/23/1873)
US abolitionist, suffragist
Mary Edwards Walker "You [men] are not our protectors—If you were, who would there be to protect us from?"

Mary Edwards Walker
(11/26/1832 – 02/21/1919)
US physician, surgeon, medal of honor recipient
Isabella Baumfree "The rich rob the poor and the poor rob one another."

Sojourner Truth
(11/18/1797 – 11/26/1883)
US abolitionist
"He's miscast and she's Miss Taylor."

Emlyn Williams
(11/26/1905 – 09/25/1987)
Welsh critic , on Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor
Vernon Louis Gómez "I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish."

Lefty Gómez
(11/26/1908 – 02/17/1989)
US baseball player
Eugene Ionesco "You've always made the mistake of being yourself."

Eugene Ionesco
(11/26/1912 – 03/28/1994)
Roumanian playwright
Eric Sevareid "Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks."

Eric Sevareid
(11/26/1912 – 07/09/1992)
US telejournalist
Charles Monroe Schulz "Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night'."

Charles M. Schulz
(11/26/1922 – 02/12/2000)
US comic artist (Peanuts)
Robert Goulet "But I don't work out. I pay people to do that for me."

Robert Goulet
(11/26/1933 – 10/30/2007)
Canadian singer
"Jimmy Carter as president is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is too big for him."

Rich Little
(11/26/1938 – )
Canadian comic, impersonator
Anna Mae Bullock "I look at what's there. What's there is legs and hair."

Tina Turner
(11/26/1938 – )
US singer
Bruce Paltrow "Don't dumb it down. The audience is smart and gets what you are doing."

Bruce Paltrow
(11/26/1943 – 10/03/2002)
US actor (was married to Blythe Danner; father of Gwyneth Paltrow)
Cyril Connolly "Imprisoned in every fat man a thin one is wildly signalling to be let out."

Cyril Connolly
(09/10/1903 – 11/26/1974)
English writer
Israel Ehrenberg "The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity."

Ashley Montagu
(06/28/1905 – 11/26/1999)
English anthropologist
"A topologist is one who doesn't know the difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup."

John L. Kelley
(12/06/1916 – 11/26/1999)
US mathematician