John Byrom "Bone and Skin, two millers thin,
Would starve us all, or near it;
But be it known to Skin and Bone
That Flesh and Blood can't bear it."

John Byrom
(02/29/1692 – 09/26/1763)
English writer
Gioacchino Rossini "One cannot judge 'Lohengrin' [by Wagner] from a first hearing, and I certainly do not intend to hear it a second time."

Gioacchino Rossini
(02/29/1792 – 11/13/1868)
Italian composer
Francis Rose Shore "When he performs, it sounds as if the world has stopped at 2 AM."

Dinah Shore
(02/29/1916 – 02/24/1994)
US singer (died near her birthday) , on Tom Waits
Howard Nemerov "Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time."

Howard Nemerov
(02/29/1920 – 07/05/1991)
US writer
Annie Blanche Banks "They don't make 'em too big for this business."

Tempest Storm
(02/29/1928 – )
US stripper
Edward Frederic Benson "The hours of the morning between breakfast and lunch were the time which the inhabitants of Riseholme chiefly devoted to spying on each other."

E. F. Benson
(07/24/1867 – 02/29/1940)
English writer (brother of A. C. Benson)
Dennis Farina "Some people approach acting with all these things in their head, making it more complicated than it needs to be, way too cerebral. I don't want to know that an actor lived in a cave for 12 days so that he could prepare for a part."

Dennis Farina
(02/29/1944 – 07/22/2013)
US actor
Patricia Anne McKillip "Those who fear the imagination condemn it: something childish, they say, something monsterish, misbegotten. Not all of us dream awake. But those of us who do have no choice."

Patricia McKillip
(02/29/1948 – )
US writer
‎Anthony J. Mahavoric "Most people fail in life because they major in minor things."

Tony Robbins
(02/29/1960 – )
US motivational speaker
David Thomas Jones "As far as groupies, I never saw any of them."

Davy Jones
(12/30/1945 – 02/29/2012)
English actor, singer, dancer (Monkees)