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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

"Beware the fury of a patient man"

John Dryden
Poet
Born on: 9th August 1631

"Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul"

John Dryden
Poet
Born on: 9th August 1631

"We first make our habits, and then our habits make us"

John Dryden
Poet
Born on: 9th August 1631

"It becomes incumbent on each individual to feel that the very existence and prosperity of the Institution depends in no small degree on his personal conduct and exertion"

Thomas Telford
Scottish civil engineer and road, canal and bridge builder
Born on: 9th August 1757

"Play is the answer to how anything new comes about"

Jean Piaget
Psychologist
Born on: 9th August 1896

"What we see changes what we know. What we know changes what we see"

Jean Piaget
Psychologist
Born on: 9th August 1896

"Don't you know that everybody's got a Fairyland of their own? "

P. L. Travers
Novelist
Born on: 9th August 1899

"Sometimes, you get the bear. Sometimes, the bear gets you"

Sam Elliott
Actor
Born on: 9th August 1944

"I think anytime you can affect people in general, in a positive way, then you're a lucky individual"

Sam Elliott
Actor
Born on: 9th August 1944

"Hitting Ali in the body or on the arms was like hitting a piece of cement"

Ken Norton
Heavyweight boxing champion
Born on: 9th August 1945

"There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart"

Melanie Griffith
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1957

"I don't walk around with fear. I walk around with strength. I believe in cause and effect"

Melanie Griffith
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1957

"Angelina Jolie may get Antonio Banderas in bed for eight hours on a movie set, but I get him in bed everyday"

Melanie Griffith
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1957

"I've always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman's outfit"

Michael Kors
Fashion designer
Born on: 9th August 1959

"I think the older I get, the more I realize that the ultimate luxury is time"

Michael Kors
Fashion designer
Born on: 9th August 1959

"That's the job of the entertainer, to entertain, not to motivate or inspire people to get violent!"

Kurtis Blow
Rapper
Born on: 9th August 1959

"I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants"

Whitney Houston
Singer
Born on: 9th August 1963

"I'm either my best friend or my worst enemy"

Whitney Houston
Singer
Born on: 9th August 1963

"He's the kind of guy who will stab you in the back right to your face"

Brett Hull
Ice hockey player
Born on: 9th August 1964

"I am 10 times smarter than everyone else in this game"

Brett Hull
Ice hockey player
Born on: 9th August 1964

"I don't like hockey. I'm just good at it"

Brett Hull
Ice hockey player
Born on: 9th August 1964

"If you look good, you feel good, If you feel good, you play good, If you play good, they pay good"

Deion Sanders
American footballer
Born on: 9th August 1967

"When you say I committed adultery, are you stating before the marriage of 1996 or prior to?"

Deion Sanders
American footballer
Born on: 9th August 1967

"I believe people are in our lives for a reason. We're here to learn from each other"

Gillian Anderson
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1968

"When I think of normality I think of mediocrity"

Gillian Anderson
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1968

"You wake up in the morning; what do you want to know? You want to know what happened overnight. You want to know if you're safe. You want to know if you're family's safe"

Chris Cuomo
Journalist
Born on: 9th August 1970

"I am and always will be a leader"

Derek Fisher
Basketball player
Born on: 9th August 1974

"Charm is more valuable than beauty. You can resist beauty but you can't resist charm"

Audrey Tautou
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1976

"I'm a Midwesterner! Not being able to have a cheeseburger once in a while would be torture!"

Jessica Capshaw
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1976

"I do a lotta trash talking to keep me motivated, to keep me to not want to lose"

Tyson Gay
Athlete
Born on: 9th August 1982

"An actor should always let humility outweigh ambition"

Anna Kendrick
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1985

"I'm so humble it's crazy. I'm like the Kanye West of humility"

Anna Kendrick
Actress
Born on: 9th August 1985

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