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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

"Congress has no power to make any religious establishments"

Roger Sherman
Politician and one of the founding fathers of the U.S.
Born on: 19th April 1721

"The Executive should be able to repel and not to commence war"

Roger Sherman
Politician and one of the founding fathers of the U.S.
Born on: 19th April 1721

"The question is, not what rights naturally belong to man, but how they may be most equally and effectually guarded in society"

Roger Sherman
Politician and one of the founding fathers of the U.S.
Born on: 19th April 1721

"Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water, will exchange for a great quantity of other goods."

David Ricardo
London stockbroker and political economist
Born on: 19th April 1772

"Nothing contributes so much to the prosperity and happiness of a country as high profits"

David Ricardo
London stockbroker and political economist
Born on: 19th April 1772

"There is no way of keeping profits up but by keeping wages down"

David Ricardo
London stockbroker and political economist
Born on: 19th April 1772

"Profits are not made by differential cleverness, but by differential stupidity"

David Ricardo
London stockbroker and political economist
Born on: 19th April 1772

"Money is neither a material to work upon nor a tool to work with"

David Ricardo
London stockbroker and political economist
Born on: 19th April 1772

"The mind of man is alike indistinguishably his own possession and that of the higher intelligences, and what proceeds from it belongs equally to both always"

Gustav Fechner
German philosopher
Born on: 19th April 1801

"Have the best constantly in mind, and be careful only that the memory that you yourself are to leave behind shall be a blessing to you in the future"

Gustav Fechner
German philosopher
Born on: 19th April 1801

"To be half civilized with some aspirations for enlightenment, and obliged to spend the largest part of the time the victim of young barbarians keeps one in a perpetual ferment"

Lucretia Garfield
First lady of the U.S.A.
Born on: 19th April 1832

"It is a terrible responsibility to come to him and to me"

Lucretia Garfield
First lady of the U.S.A.
Born on: 19th April 1832

"Flowers are my music"

Thomas Walker Arnold
Poet
Born on: 19th April 1864

"Each drop of my blood will be an immortal flame in your conscience and will uphold the sacred will to resist"

Getúlio Vargas
Former Brazilian president
Born on: 19th April 1882

"To hatred I reply with pardon, and to those who think they have defeated me, I reply with my victory"

Getúlio Vargas
Former Brazilian president
Born on: 19th April 1882

"I fear nothing. Serenely I take my first step towards eternity and leave life to enter history"

Getúlio Vargas
Former Brazilian president
Born on: 19th April 1882

"Never stop fighting till the fight is done"

Eliot Ness
Prohibition agent and head of The Untouchables
Born on: 19th April 1903

"Looking down at that familiar face, I realized that death is something to which we never become calloused"

Eliot Ness
Prohibition agent and head of The Untouchables
Born on: 19th April 1903

"Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want"

Eliot Ness
Prohibition agent and head of The Untouchables
Born on: 19th April 1903

"If you don't like action and excitement, you don't go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever"

Eliot Ness
Prohibition agent and head of The Untouchables
Born on: 19th April 1903

"Surrounded by dazzlingly bright students, I was uncertain I could make the grade. But taking heart in Edison's dictum that genius is 99 per cent perspiration, I discovered a pedestrian secret of success. I could work harder than most of them''

Glenn T. Seaborg
Chemist, discovered plutonium
Born on: 19th April 1912

"If a foreign government had imposed this system of education on the United States, we would rightly consider it an act of war''

Glenn T. Seaborg
Chemist, discovered plutonium
Born on: 19th April 1912

"An active mind is as important as an active body"

Hugh O'Brian
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1925

"I believe every person is created as the steward of his or her own destiny with great power for a specific purpose: To share with others, through service, a reverence for life in a spirit of love"

Hugh O'Brian
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1925

"It was such a relief. I lived in fear of being found out. Now it's given me a whole new mission in life"

Dick Sargent
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1930

"I'm not against outing in terms of being pegged as gay. I am gay, I always was. It can't really hurt me now"

Dick Sargent
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1930

"We looked passionately at each other, but that was the only time I ever saw her"

Dick Sargent
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1930

"I wanted him to love me, and I'm quite sure that he didn't"

Dick Sargent
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1930

"The richness of an artist is the fusion of influences that have shaped his life and work"

Fernando Botero
Artist and painter
Born on: 19th April 1932

"I describe in a realistic form a non-realistic reality"

Fernando Botero
Artist and painter
Born on: 19th April 1932

"I may not be a princess, but I am a movie queen, and every queen should have a palace"

Jayne Mansfield
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1933

"If you're going to do something wrong, do it big, because the punishment is the same either way"

Jayne Mansfield
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1933

"I will never be satisfied. Life is one constant search for the betterment for me"

Jayne Mansfield
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1933

"A 41-inch bust and a lot of perseverance will get you more than a cup of coffee - a lot more"

Jayne Mansfield
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1933

"Stars were made to suffer, and I am a star"

Jayne Mansfield
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1933

"Women, by nature, want to be dominated"

Jayne Mansfield
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1933

"I'm always looking for meaningful one-night stands"

Dudley Moore
Actor and comedian
Born on: 19th April 1935

"Masturbation is always very safe. You not only control the person you're with, but you can leave when you want to"

Dudley Moore
Actor and comedian
Born on: 19th April 1935

"Playing the piano was something that came before all of what's happened now"

Dudley Moore
Actor and comedian
Born on: 19th April 1935

"I haven't had that many women - only as many as I could lay my hands on"

Dudley Moore
Actor and comedian
Born on: 19th April 1935

"Not everyone who drinks is a poet. Some of us drink because we're not poets"

Dudley Moore
Actor and comedian
Born on: 19th April 1935

"There is nobility in the struggle, you don't have to win"

Sharon Pollock
Playwright
Born on: 19th April 1936

"The truth shall eventually give me back my freedom"

Joseph Estrada
13th president of the Philippines
Born on: 19th April 1937

"I guarantee the Filipino people that I will be vindicated"

Joseph Estrada
13th president of the Philippines
Born on: 19th April 1937

"Through the ballot, we can defend our democracy from the threat of dictatorship"

Joseph Estrada
13th president of the Philippines
Born on: 19th April 1937

"The orchestra is one of the theatre's big secrets. It can express the unspoken"

Jonathan Tunick
Composer
Born on: 19th April 1938

"I look for these opportunities: for ambivalence, irony and conflict"

Jonathan Tunick
Composer
Born on: 19th April 1938

"The dreams of youth are the regrets of maturity"

Tim Curry
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1946

"I moved to L.A. because that's where they point cameras at you. And that's what I'd like them to do"

Tim Curry
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1946

"Even smiling makes my face ache"

Tim Curry
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1946

"I've always been proud that my name stands for peace"

Paloma Picasso
French fashion and jewellery designer
Born on: 19th April 1949

"I always thought that in life, you breathe, you eat, you go to sleep and you draw"

Paloma Picasso
French fashion and jewellery designer
Born on: 19th April 1949

"I don't have anything to prove anymore. I can relax"

Paloma Picasso
French fashion and jewellery designer
Born on: 19th April 1949

"It's a brotherhood in there, so you want to make sure everyone is okay after the war is over" - - -

Alexis Arguello
World champion feather weight boxer and Nicaraguan politician
Born on: 19th April 1952

"I didn't fight for my first world title fight till I had 58 fights, so I really appreciated what I was fighting for and for whom as well"

Alexis Arguello
World champion feather weight boxer and Nicaraguan politician
Born on: 19th April 1952

"When you see a mosquito fly and you're able to hit it, you're able to hit it with a couple of short sharp shots... it's a beautiful thing"

Alexis Arguello
World champion feather weight boxer and Nicaraguan politician
Born on: 19th April 1952

"If your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind"

Alexis Arguello
World champion feather weight boxer and Nicaraguan politician
Born on: 19th April 1952

"I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it"

Alexis Arguello
World champion feather weight boxer and Nicaraguan politician
Born on: 19th April 1952

"He’s like all great players - he’s not a great player yet"

Trevor Francis
Footballer and football manager
Born on: 19th April 1954

"Flo literally turned Taricco inside-out"

Trevor Francis
Footballer and football manager
Born on: 19th April 1954

"When I signed for Forest, they said provocatively to the press that they thought I had great potential"

Trevor Francis
Footballer and football manager
Born on: 19th April 1954

"A developed country isn't a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation"

Gustavo Petro
Columbian politician
Born on: 19th April 1960

"Dad taught me everything I know, but he would never tell me anything he knew"

Al Unser Jr.
Auto car racer
Born on: 19th April 1962

"No matter what it is, I think people want the answer they want, they don't want the truth"

Suge Knight
American footballer and record producer
Born on: 19th April 1965

"Basically, people are never happy enough because they want more money"

Suge Knight
American footballer and record producer
Born on: 19th April 1965

"I don't prey on the weak. I ain't a bully, but I ain't no saint, either"

Suge Knight
American footballer and record producer
Born on: 19th April 1965

"For thugs from the ghetto, violence is a way of life - it's what helps you survive"

Suge Knight
American footballer and record producer
Born on: 19th April 1965

"In prison, you get the chance to see who really loves you"

Suge Knight
American footballer and record producer
Born on: 19th April 1965

"No, I don't tolerate pressure from anyone about anything"

Ashley Judd
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1968

"It's unconscionable to breed with the number of children who are starving to death in impoverished countries"

Ashley Judd
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1968

"Your private relationship with yourself is a spring that will feed every other factor"

Ashley Judd
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1968

"Self care isn't selfish. It's self esteem"

Ashley Judd
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1968

"I get lonely when I'm a Playstation widow"

Ashley Judd
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1968

"She fell in love with me when I was being called Satan. If that's not a testament to what kind of a person she is and where her intentions are, I think nothing is"

Jesse James
TV personality
Born on: 19th April 1969

"I believe 100 percent that she loves me and you know what? I've never believed that about anybody"

Jesse James
TV personality
Born on: 19th April 1969

"There is only one person to blame for this whole situation, and that is me"

Jesse James
TV personality
Born on: 19th April 1969

"Choices, the greatest power we have; Choices, the path which is destiny; Choices, the result which is you"

Joshua Fernandez
Movie director
Born on: 19th April 1974

"Through free-association of thoughts and brainstorming, an accidental suggestion can be the best solution"

Joshua Fernandez
Movie director
Born on: 19th April 1974

"Invest your time, spend less of it, cause you simply can't afford it. Once spent, this time have you, gone will it be, somewhere in history"

Joshua Fernandez
Movie director
Born on: 19th April 1974

"I used to care about how I looked. Now I don’t care as much. Maybe it’s because I’m so handsome"

James Franco
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1978

"A life without Franco is like a kitten without fur. That’s what my reflection told me"

James Franco
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1978

"You are successful if you are able to work on the kind of material that you want to - if your life conforms to your dreams"

James Franco
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1978

"I have an emotional life that wants to come out"

James Franco
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1978

"I don't consider weed to be any worse than having a beer"

James Franco
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1978

"You want to be interesting? Be interested"

James Franco
Actor
Born on: 19th April 1978

"I talked to ex-wives of musicians of the '70s for research. They're the funniest people in the world, yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you"

Kate Hudson
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1979

"Only in failure do you reach success. You can only get to the good stuff when you've done the hard stuff"

Kate Hudson
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1979

"Being a single mother is different from being a single woman"

Kate Hudson
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1979

"Never worry about bad press. All that matters is if they spell your name right"

Kate Hudson
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1979

"I'm superstitious ... but not like wear the same underwear for two weeks superstitious"

Kate Hudson
Actress
Born on: 19th April 1979

"I hit a ball for a living"

Maria Sharapova
Tennis player
Born on: 19th April 1987

I'm done growing. I only grow when I put my high heels on now"

Maria Sharapova
Tennis player
Born on: 19th April 1987

"It's nice to be one of the most beautiful people"

Maria Sharapova
Tennis player
Born on: 19th April 1987

"If everything was going smoothly you would never build character"

Maria Sharapova
Tennis player
Born on: 19th April 1987

"It's pretty hard being a tennis player and Mother Theresa at the same time"

Maria Sharapova
Tennis player
Born on: 19th April 1987