Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada "About the injunction of the Apostle Paul that women should keep silent in church? Don't go by one text only."

Saint Teresa of Avila
(03/28/1515 – 10/04/1582)
Spanish nun, mystic, writer
Alexei Maximovich Peshkov "A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains."

Maxim Gorky
(03/28/1868 – 06/18/1936)
Russian writer
Paul Whiteman "Jazz came to America three hundred years ago in chains."

Paul Whiteman
(03/28/1890 – 12/29/1967)
US bandleader
Nelson Ahlgren Abraham "I went out there [Hollywood] for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday."

Nelson Algren
(03/28/1909 – 05/09/1981)
US writer
(The Man with the Golden Arm)
Jane Rule "I had never been as resigned to ready-made ideas as I was to ready-made clothes, perhaps because although I couldn't sew, I could think."

Jane Rule
(03/28/1931 – 11/27/2007)
Canadian writer
Michael "Parky" Parkinson "Even now a team of linguists is at work translating Don Revie's writings on the game [of football] from the original gibberish into Arabic."

Michael Parkinson
(03/28/1935 – )
English writer, broadcaster
Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa "If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know."

Mario Vargas Llosa
(03/28/1936 – )
Peruvian writer
Adeline Virginia Stephen "I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street."

Virginia Woolf
(01/25/1882 – 03/28/1941)
English writer
"You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits."

Neil Kinnock
(03/28/1942 – )
English politician
Stephen Leacock "There are no handles to a horse, but the 1910 model has a string to each side of its face for turning its head when there is anything you want it to see."

Stephen Leacock
(12/30/1869 – 03/28/1944)
Canadian writer
Reba McEntire "Be different, stand out, and work your butt off."

Reba McEntire
(03/28/1955 – )
US singer
Christopher Morley "A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by."

Christopher Morley
(05/05/1890 – 03/28/1957)
US writer
William Christopher Handy "You can never tell what's in a woman's mind,
And if she's from Harlem, there's no use o' tryin'"

W. C. Handy
(11/16/1873 – 03/28/1958)
US composer
Dwight David Eisenhower "Things have never been more like the way they are today in history."

Dwight David Eisenhower
(10/14/1890 – 03/28/1969)
US President (34) (husband of Mamie Doud Eisenhower)
Emmett Kelly "Incongruity, they say, is one of the main ingredients of humor. Maybe it's because everybody can feel superior to me. I honestly don't know."

Emmett Kelly
(12/09/1898 – 03/28/1979)
US performer
Benjamin Mays "It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream."

Benjamin E. Mays
(08/01/1894 – 03/28/1984)
US educator
Moishe Zakharovich Shagal "Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers—and never succeeding."

Marc Chagall
(07/06/1887 – 03/28/1985)
French painter
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta "And now, I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time."

Lady Gaga
(03/28/1986 – )
US singer
Eugene Ionesco "There are more dead people than living, and their numbers are increasing."

Eugene Ionesco
(11/26/1909 – 03/28/1994)
Roumanian playwright
"Parents—especially step-parents—are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years."

Anthony Powell
(12/21/1905 – 03/28/2000)
English writer
Peter Ustinov "Keep off the Grass."

Sir Peter Ustinov
(04/16/1921 – 03/28/2004)
English actor/writer , suggested epitaph
Harry Crews "Teaching, real teaching, is—or ought to be—a messy business."

Harry Crews
(06/07/1935 – 03/28/2012)
US writer
Earl Scruggs "I don't think you'll ever get enough picking."

Earl Scruggs
(01/06/1924 – 03/28/2012)
US bluegrass great