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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

"I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of God than live in that palace at Washington"

Rachel Jackson
First lady, USA
Born on: 15th June 1767

"Doubt is the brother of shame"

Erik Erikson
Psychologist
Born on: 15th June 1902

"One hand washes the other...both hands wash the face"

Sam Giancana
US organised crime boss
Born on: 15th June 1908

"I get ideas from everything. A big color, the sound of water and wind, or a flash of something cool. Playing is like life. Either you feel it or you don't"

Erroll Garner
Jazz Pianist
Born on: 15th June 1923

"You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose"

Mario Cuomo
Served as Governor of New York for three terms
Born on: 15th June 1932

"There's always one more way to do something - your way"

Waylon Jennings
Country singer
Born on: 15th June 1937

"You can call me mercenary, or call me madam, but, as I always tell my customers - just call me anytime"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I and women like me could make a big contribution to what Mayor John Lindsay calls Fun City, and the city and state could derive the money in taxes and licensing fees that I pay off to crooked cops and political figures"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"They arrested me and then they deported me, for ‘moral turpitude.’ Being arrested and marched past people I knew was most humiliating. And this arrest affected not just me but my girls, my clients and my business"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"My fame at that point had become international and my poor, kind husband at the time, even though I was no longer working as a madam, was bombarded with cruel comments and I know his business must have suffered"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"Many of them seem to be in psychoanalysis with problems arising from a domineering mother or a Jewish American Princess wife who walks all over them"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"If this was still 1970 and I wasn’t so ethical and protective of the identity of my clients I might be willing to divulge names"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"Jail was disgusting, the first attack was on my sense of smell - the stench of vomit, urine and body odor was suffocating"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I have only hated men at those moments when I realized that I was doing all the giving and they the taking. At least when I was a prostitute, it was all honest and upfront"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"Sex has been with us since the human race began its existence, yet I would estimate that 90 percent of human beings still suffer enormous inhibitions in this area"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"You just can't be good in bed anymore. You have to be good at the keyboard too"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"If my business was legitimate, I would deduct a substantial percentage for depreciation of my body"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"A psychiatrist once said 'you're the type of Second World War survivor who becomes a winner'"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I thought it would be small book, maybe selling 3,000 copies in New York"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"My business could be made legal, the way off-track betting is in New York"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I've made millions, maybe $5m, but it took me 40 years to go through it"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"When the stocks go up, the cocks go up"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"In America you can get away with murder, but not with sex"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"Now I'm a Happy Booker" [about her Amsterdam B&B]

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I survived and now I want to be a queen"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I sure did a lot of penetrating research"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"I'm trysexual, I'll try anything"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"My Pleasure is my business"

Xaviera Hollander
Call girl, madam and author
Born on: 15th June 1943

"Life's just a bus stop to somewhere infinitely better"

Jim Varney
Actor
Born on: 15th June 1949

"It was the greatest contribution towards the whole of human race, made by China, is to prevent its 1.3 billion people from hunger"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"All work of the party’s news and public opinion media must reflect the will of the party, mirror the views of the party, preserve the authority of the party, preserve the unity of the party, and achieve love of the party"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"In Soviet Union, where the military was depoliticized, separated from the party and nationalized, the party was disarmed. When the country came to crisis point, a big party was gone just like that"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Why must we stand firm on the party's leadership over the military? Because that's the lesson from the collapse of the Soviet Union"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"China’s headlong plunge into capitalism over the last 40 years was not a repudiation of the Communist Party’s founding ideology, but something possible only because of it"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"To further promote anti-corruption efforts, we need to insist on the successful experiences gained through the Party's long-term anti-corruption practice"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"At present and into the future, China's development is entering a period when various risks and challenges are emerging together. And it will only get more complex"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Resolutely guard against the infiltration of Western ideology, and consciously resist the influence of extremist though"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"It is for the people of Asia to run the affairs of Asia, solve the problems of Asia and uphold the security of Asia"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"We should uphold the idea that working hard is the most honorable, noblest, greatest and most beautiful virtue"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Corruption could lead to the collapse of the Party and the downfall of the State"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"When the ideals of the Cultural Revolution could not be realised, it proved an illusion"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"There are some bored foreigners, with full stomachs, who have nothing better to do than point fingers at us"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"China doesn't export revolution"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Asia's problems ultimately must be resolved by Asians and Asia's security ultimately must be protected by Asians"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"The core socialist values and Chinese culture will help to immerse various religions of China"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"No one is in the position to dictate to the Chinese people what should and should not be done"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Happiness does not fall out of the blue and dreams will not come true by themselves"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"China doesn't come and cause you headaches, what more is there to be said?"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"The struggles we face will not be short term, but long term"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"China doesn't export hunger and poverty"

Xi Jinping
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Mexico. Melancholy, profoundly right and wrong, it embraces as it strangulates"

Ana Castillo
Novelist
Born on: 15th June 1953

"Vegas is Sin City. It really gives you a feeling of looseness and anything can go"

James Belushi
Actor
Born on: 15th June 1954

"It doesn't take any ability to hustle"

Wade Boggs
Baseball player
Born on: 15th June 1958

"I think that all of us are 5-year-olds and we don't want to be embarrassed in the schoolyard"

Helen Hunt
Actress
Born on: 15th June 1963

"You never have to guess where you stand with me"

Courteney Cox
Actress
Born on: 15th June 1964

"Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"It's not just a black thing. When we came out, it was already a foregone conclusion that all types of life listen to rap. All cultures. But we never knew that"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"He threatened to slam me into a freezer and pull me out when I was an ice cube. I just started using that name, and it just caught on" (talking about his older brother)

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"We changed pop culture on all levels. Not just music. We changed it on TV. In movies. On radio. Everything"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"The Beastie Boys broke all the walls for me. They were the introduction of rap is for everybody"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"I'm not the type of actor who is trying to do a whole bunch of different shit, you know what I mean?"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"I'm gonna live a long life, and I might change religions three or four times before I die"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"Religion is man-made, it's flawed. I don't follow nobody but my own conscience"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"Create your own path, hone your talent, be ready to show your talent, and don't doubt yourself"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"To me, reality is better than being fake"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"When you're talking to lions, you can't meow like a pussycat"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"The worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"Rap is just somebody getting something off his chest. That's all it is"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"If you think about stuff that happened when you were young, it stays with you forever"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"Sports without music is just a game. Music makes it entertaining"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"It is just all about whether you get it or not; the camera don't lie"

Ice Cube
Rapper and actor
Born on: 15th June 1969

"The subject of Citizenfour, Edward Snowden, could not be here for some treason"

Neil Patrick Harris
Actor
Born on: 15th June 1973

"I think women who don't understand boundaries are fascinating"

Elizabeth Reaser
Actress
Born on: 15th June 1975

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