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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

"At 2 in the morning got the shelter of a tent where they lay having feasted on a bit of biscuit trying to sleep in their wet clothes"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"I have a pass for the Trenches so was not turned out or put under arrest"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"I walked down the point of the hill & had the satisfaction of seeing several balls & 2 shells go by, most of them striking a little to my left"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"It is not amusing at all hearing the whirr of cannon balls approaching"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"I saw the flash of a battery in front & stood still to wait for the shot ....as it approached it was with great satisfaction that I heard it pass over my head instead of making a nearer acquaintance with my person"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"Some riflemen down below saw me & their 4h shot came so near that I thought I best to decamp"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"This morning we have the news that the Russians had abandoned Sonjah Kaleda leaving to us 60 guns & 5 mortars"

Roger Fenton
Crimean war photographer
Born on: 28th March 1819

"When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Our most merciless enemy is our past"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Name anything bad in man and it is precisely in the soil of political struggle that it grows with particular liveliness and abundance"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"An honest man is all right even if he's an idiot...but a crook must have brains"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Lies are the religion of slaves and masters. Truth is the god of the free man"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Authors drink more than they write"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Every new time will give its law"

Maxim Gorky
Russian author
Born on: 28th March 1868

"Evolution is a fairy tale for adults"

Paul Lemoine
Geologist
Born on: 28th March 1878

"My ambition is, whether hell or high water, to get a championship baseball team for St. Louis before I die"

August Anheuser Busch Jr.
Turned a small family business into the largest brewing company in the world
Born on: 28th March 1899

"'Let me blow my stack first. Then you can blow yours"

August Anheuser Busch Jr.
Turned a small family business into the largest brewing company in the world
Born on: 28th March 1899

"The golden rule, as I live it, is tolerance, kindness and respect for your fellow man and for the animals that live in nature. These things are part of my life"

Marlin Perkins
Conservationist and zoologist
Born on: 28th March 1905

"Cinema is just a form of masturbation. Sexual relief for disappointed people"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"The US Majors slunk away in cold fury [Cannes 1984]. I think it might be hard to get them back next year, but that is not my problem! They dislike being judged, they said, by 'a European jury'. Well: they bloody well were this year: and found wanting"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"It will make a bomb, with all those Stars how can it fail? Adored Sean C and worked very happily indeed with him... and made a surprising new mate in Ryan O'Neil who could not be nicer, jollier and brighter"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Attenborough is breathing fire about his forthcoming 'Ghandi' and I walk in dread that he'll ask me to read 'the first draft"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Gene Hackman was a bit Methody and got cross if the camera operator was on the set while he was rehearsing"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"So there you are. No reserve, no suspicion, no need to stay intact or hide. I am me. Wide out in the open"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Holland was hell. Apart from the van Goghs, Rembrants and the Vermeers it is all a lot of crappy horror"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Terror lurks not very far beneath this apparently cool facade. I'm as cool as a microwave oven really"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"I detest bloody politicians. They are disposable. But do appalling harm before dropping out"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Women write and say; I let my husband do it because I think it's you lying on top of me"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"TV? Never! I don't want my audience going for a piss or making tea while I'm hard at work"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"I love the camera and it loves me. Well, not very much sometimes. But we're good friends"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"First there was the war and then the peace to cope with, and then suddenly I was a film star. It happened all too soon"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"There's something wrong with actors, we've always been a suspect breed"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"I was as scrawny as a plucked hen. The Rank Organisation did supply me with dumbbells"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"The kind of acting I used to do no longer exists because your prime consideration is the budget, running time, the cost - and whether they'll understand it in Milwaukee"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"The camera can photograph thought"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"I don't lose my temper often; about once every twenty years perhaps"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"I just bash along I fear, and things get left behind rather"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"I am about the most irreverent fellow you could meet"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Rage is sometimes inside. Heard of a Rage To Live?"

Dirk Bogarde
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1921

"Life is a shitstorm, in which art is our only umbrella"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"Memory is a snare, pure and simple; it alters, it subtly rearranges the past to fit the present"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"Reading is a protest against the insufficiencies of life"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"The secret to a masterpiece is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"Literature is a kind of revenge. It's something that gives me what real life can't give me"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"All the experiences I can only live in the imagination, literature completes"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"Writers are the exorcists of their own demons"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"One can't fight with oneself, for this battle has only one loser"

Mario Vargas Llosa
Peruvian author, politician and winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
Born on: 28th March 1936

"Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now, there is three million drug addicts. I’d be happy to slaughter them"

Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Philippines
Born on: 28th March 1945

"You drug pushers, hold-up men and do-nothings, you better go out. Because I’d kill you"

Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Philippines
Born on: 28th March 1945

"When I take Viagra, it stands up"

Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Philippines
Born on: 28th March 1945

"He is a bigot and I am not"

Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Philippines - His opinion on Donald Trump
Born on: 28th March 1945

"Forget the laws on human rights. If I make it to the presidential palace"

Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Philippines
Born on: 28th March 1945

"I don't see sub-prime mortgage market troubles imposing a serious problem. I think it's going to be largely contained"

Henry Paulson
Banker and former U.S. secretary of the treasury
Born on: 28th March 1946

"As a Christian Scientist, I don't go to doctors and get diagnoses"

Henry Paulson
Banker and former U.S. secretary of the treasury
Born on: 28th March 1946

"China saves too much, produces too much, sells too much to Americans and consumes too little"

Henry Paulson
Banker and former U.S. secretary of the treasury
Born on: 28th March 1946

"Unless you are unique, your opinion goes out the window"

Dianne Wiest
Actress
Born on: 28th March 1948

"I recently turned down a film that I didn't want my kids to see. Priorities shift"

Dianne Wiest
Actress
Born on: 28th March 1948

"I’d take Bieber to the woodshed and spank him"

Peter Mensch
Music manager
Born on: 28th March 1953

"I don’t know what Bieber’s problem is. His career is over in three years anyway"

Peter Mensch
Music manager
Born on: 28th March 1953

"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone"

Reba McEntire
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1955

"When life gives you lemons. Make yourself a screwdriver"

Reba McEntire
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1955

"Be different, stand out, and work your butt off"

Reba McEntire
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1955

"Don't judge me, and I wont judge you"

Reba McEntire
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1955

"I'm a gypsy at heart and I like to travel around"

Reba McEntire
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1955

"The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected"

Cheryl James
Rapper with the trio Salt-n-Pepa
Born on: 28th March 1966

"You can't go on making records just for your own hometown"

Cheryl James
Rapper with the trio Salt-n-Pepa
Born on: 28th March 1966

"Change is not an event, its a process"

Cheryl James
Rapper with the trio Salt-n-Pepa
Born on: 28th March 1966

"There are so few women in rap"

Cheryl James
Rapper with the trio Salt-n-Pepa
Born on: 28th March 1966

"I love the BlackBerry ... The iPhone is a toy"

Brett Ratner
Movie director
Born on: 28th March 1969

"I would love a robot butler"

Brett Ratner
Movie director
Born on: 28th March 1969

"Rehearsal? What’s that? Rehearsal’s for fags"

Brett Ratner
Movie director
Born on: 28th March 1969

"Vacation means titillating my taste buds"

Brett Ratner
Movie director
Born on: 28th March 1969

"Listening is harder than just acting. Listening is the hardest part"

Brett Ratner
Movie director
Born on: 28th March 1969

"Banning guns is like banning forks in an attempt to stop making people fat"

Vince Vaughn
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1970

"I never did anything for free. Other than dancing in clubs. I give that away for nothing"

Vince Vaughn
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1970

"Relationships are a two way street. Not a highway and a bike path"

Vince Vaughn
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1970

"To err is human, but to forgive, well that's right on"

Vince Vaughn
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1970

"The message of individual liberty and peace is contagious"

Vince Vaughn
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1970

"When you think life is tough, it can get a lot tougher"

Kate Gosselin
TV personality
Born on: 28th March 1975

"I'm still breathing because I have faith"

Kate Gosselin
TV personality
Born on: 28th March 1975

"Being an actor is looked at like a prolonged game of dress-up. America puts movie stars on pedestals"

Julia Stiles
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1981

"I sometimes have to justify my job to my professors because they're focused on intellect and ideas"

Julia Stiles
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1981

"Theater is like going to the gym for actors"

Julia Stiles
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1981

"I try not to be fooled by romance. Or work"

Julia Stiles
Actor
Born on: 28th March 1981

"When you go up in the ranking, for sure you have more friends"

Stan Wawrinka
Tennis player
Born on: 28th March 1985

"Push harder for what you believe in, you'd be surprised, you are much stronger than you think"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"Don't you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can't be exactly who you are"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"Try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"I don't want to be a celebrity, I want to make a difference"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"You won't be happy until you love yourself"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"I don't want anyone to control me because I don't want anyone to control anyone"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"Money can run out but talent is forever"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"Prejudice is a disease. So is fashion. But I will not wear prejudice"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

"They can't scare me, if I scare them first"

Lady Gaga
Singer and songwriter
Born on: 28th March 1986

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