Today you are you! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! Dr. Seuss

Iconic Birthday Quotes From The Famous And Infamous Born On This Day In History

Everyone was born with something to say, here's a list of the best and most memorable quotes made by famous people born on this day in history

"My delight and strength in creating songs are gone; He, who was once honored by half of Europe, is forgotten; others have come and are the objects of admiration"

Antonio Salieri
Songwriter
Born on: 18th August 1750

"I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die"

Meriwether Lewis
Explorer
Born on: 18th August 1774

"The more we sweat, the less we bleed"

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Diplomat
Born on: 18th August 1900

"Freedom is not for the timid"

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Diplomat
Born on: 18th August 1900

"Jail is a good experience but it has its drawbacks ... all the disadvantages of married life with none of its compensations"

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Diplomat
Born on: 18th August 1900

"I hope that the United States of America is not so rich that she can afford to let these wildernesses pass by. Or so poor that she cannot afford to keep them"

Mardy Murie
Conservationist
Born on: 18th August 1902

"I think women are too valuable to be in combat"

Caspar Weinberger
US politician
Born on: 18th August 1917

"Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife"

Shelley Winters
Actress
Born on: 18th August 1920

"I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience"

Shelley Winters
Actress
Born on: 18th August 1920

"We had a lot in common. I loved him and he loved him"

Shelley Winters
Actress
Born on: 18th August 1920

"Stardom can be very destructive - particularly if you believe in it"

Shelley Winters
Actress
Born on: 18th August 1920

"I have bursts of being a lady, but it doesn't last long"

Shelley Winters
Actress
Born on: 18th August 1920

"A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be"

Rosalynn Carter
Former first lady of USA
Born on: 18th August 1927

"If you don't upset people, then that's obscenity"

Roman Polanski
Movie director
Born on: 18th August 1933

"My films are the expression of momentary desires"

Roman Polanski
Movie director
Born on: 18th August 1933

"Why does everyone talk about the past? All that counts is tomorrow's game"

Roberto Clemente
Baseball player
Born on: 18th August 1934

"You’re never going to be the same person you are right now"

Robert Redford
Actor and movie producer
Born on: 18th August 1936

"Not taking a risk is a risk"

Robert Redford
Actor and movie producer
Born on: 18th August 1936

"What winning is to me is not giving up, is no matter what's thrown at me, I can take it. And I can keep going"

Patrick Swayze
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1954

"How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you're a dead man? You go to work"

Patrick Swayze
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1954

"Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true"

Patrick Swayze
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1954

"Life Sucks, get a helmet"

Denis Leary
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1957

"They have mochaccino, frappaccino, cappuccino, al pacino...Coffee doesn't need a menu, it needs a cup"

Denis Leary
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1957

"After you have a kid you're just so happy to be alive!"

Madeleine Stowe
Actress
Born on: 18th August 1958

"I think a good cleaning is in order on the other side of the border"

Felipe Calderón
Mexican president
Born on: 18th August 1962

"You're only as young as your spine is flexible"

Bob Harper
Reality TV and author
Born on: 18th August 1965

"The path to obesity is paved with bacon and white bread"

Bob Harper
Reality TV and author
Born on: 18th August 1965

"Sometimes we don't see certain things until we're ready to see them in a certain way"

Edward Norton
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1969

"Life, like poker has an element of risk. It shouldn't be avoided. It should be faced"

Edward Norton
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1969

"Work is my hobby, staying sober is my job"

Christian Slater
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1969

"If nothing bad happens to you, you'll just continue to act ridiculous"

Christian Slater
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1969

"I just killed my best friend... and my worst enemy. What's the difference?"

Christian Slater
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1969

"I'm a tearless clown. If I were to get a tattoo, it would be the two masks, and they would be both smiling"

Andy Samberg
Actor
Born on: 18th August 1978

"Twitter should ban my mother"

Frances Bean Cobain
Visual artist
Born on: 18th August 1992