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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

"If God didn't make men equal, Samuel Colt did"

Samuel Colt
Founded the Colt firearms company
Born on: 19th July 1814

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see"

Edgar Degas
French artist
Born on: 19th July 1834

"I knew there was an old axe down cellar; that is all I knew"

Lizzie Borden
Acquitted for the axe murder of her parents
Born on: 19th July 1860

"Religions are many, reason is one, we are all brothers"

A.J. Cronin
Doctor and novelist
Born on: 19th July 1896

"Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves"

Herbert Marcuse
Philosopher
Born on: 19th July 1898

"You can padlock a building, but you can't padlock an idea"

Myles Horton
Environmental activist
Born on: 19th July 1905

"New truths become evident when new tools become available"

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
Physicist
Born on: 19th July 1921

"Comparison is the death of joy"

Rachel Robinson
Philanthropist
Born on: 19th July 1922

"I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in"

George McGovern
American politician
Born on: 19th July 1922

"I feel like a nuclear missile. Point me in that direction, I'll go"

George Dzundza
Actor
Born on: 19th July 1945

"I was always rather nasty. I was willing to be friends with the Devil, just to cross the bridge"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"I was president of the Romanian Tennis Federation for 13 years but now I have moved on"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"Why write a news story like this? Just to have a scandal? There are many more important things going on"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"As long as I can get angry then I play well"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"I don’t regret it and they can send me to prison if they want - I don’t care"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"If you have confidence you have patience. Confidence, that is everything"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"Anything I say, I am the bad boy"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"I don't believe you can compare eras. It's not right"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"It’s not an opera it’s a game"

Ilie Nastase
Tennis player
Born on: 19th July 1946

"The biggest emotion in creation is the bridge to optimism"

Brian May
Queen guitarist
Born on: 19th July 1947

"Social and digital media is a bullet train, and that bullet train is not coming home"

Howard Schultz
Ceo of Starbucks
Born on: 19th July 1953

"Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst"

Campbell Scott
Actor
Born on: 19th July 1961

"I had this thing about hanging out in dark theaters. My family thought I grew out of a rock"

Anthony Edwards
Actor
Born on: 19th July 1962

"I have actual acting scars"

Benedict Cumberbatch
Actor
Born on: 19th July 1976

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