Pietro Aretino "If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them."

Pietro Aretino
(04/20/1492 – 10/21/1556)
Italian writer
Dinah Mulock Craik "Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together."

Dinah Mulock Craik
(04/20/1826 – 10/12/1887)
English writer
"Private patients, if they do not like me, can go elsewhere; but the poor devils in the hospital I am bound to take care of."

John Abernethy
(04/03/1764 – 04/20/1831)
English surgeon
Adolf Hitler "The greater the lie, the greater the chance that it will be believed."

Adolf Hitler
(04/20/1889 – 04/30/1945)
German dictator
Grigory Vasilyevich Ratner "You're a parasite for sore eyes."

Gregory Ratoff
(04/20/1893 – 12/14/1960)
Russian actor
Lionel Hampton "Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God."

Lionel Hampton
(04/20/1908 – 08/31/2002)
US jazz percussion great
"I have reiterated over again what I have said before." *

Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
(04/20/1910 – 02/12/1991)
US mayor (NYC)
"Our love cannot be measured; it just is."

John Paul Stevens
(04/20/1920 – 07/16/2019)
US Supreme Court Justice
Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal "I am flippant. That's one of my charms."

Ryan O'Neal
(04/20/1941 – )
US actor (partner of Farrah Fawcett)
Jessica Lange "To my mind the election was stolen by George Bush and we have been suffering ever since under this man's leadership."

Jessica Lange
(04/20/1949 – )
US actor (children with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Sam Shepard)
Don Mattingly "His reputation preceded him before he got here."

Don Mattingly
(04/20/1961 – )
US baseball player , on Dwight Gooden
Tara Leigh Patrick "I worry about him. I feel kinda like a mom."

Carmen Electra
(04/20/1972 – )
US model, actor , on ex-hubby Dennis Rodman
Archibald MacLeish "Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words."

Archibald MacLeish
(05/07/1892 – 04/20/1982)
US writer
Alfred Hawthorn Hill "The odds against there being a bomb on a plane are a million to one, and against two bombs a million times a million to one. Next time you fly, cut the odds and take a bomb."

Benny Hill
(01/21/1924 – 04/20/1992)
English comic actor
Mary McGrory "He looks like a boy who has had a letter sent home from school about him and come back with his elders to get things straightened out."

Mary McGrory
(08/22/1918 – 04/20/2004)
US journalist , on Joseph McCarthy's HUAC assistant Roy Cohn
Andrew Hill "These magic moments when rhythms and harmonies extend themselves and jell together and the people become another instrument. These things are priceless and they can't be learned; they can only be felt."

Andrew Hill
(06/30/1931 – 04/20/2007)
US pianist
Victoria Wood "It was a cry for help—why try to slash your wrists with an electric razor?"

Victoria Wood
(05/19/1953 – 04/20/2016)
English comic