Diane de Poitiers "To have a good enemy, choose a friend; he knows where to strike."

Diane de Poitiers
(01/09/1500 – 04/25/1566)
French courtier
Oliver Cromwell "Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged."

Lord Oliver Cromwell
(04/25/1599 – 09/03/1658)
English Lord Protector
William Cowper "Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more."

William Cowper
(11/26/1731 – 04/25/1800)
English writer
Anna Sewell "I am never afraid of what I know."

Anna Sewell
(03/30/1820 – 04/25/1878)
English writer (Black Beauty)
"This isn't right. This isn't even wrong."

Wolfgang Pauli
(04/25/1900 – 12/15/1958)
US physicist , on a paper submitted by a colleague
"Law cannot stand aside from the social changes around it."

William J. Brennan, Jr.
(04/25/1906 – 07/24/1997)
US Supreme Court justice
Egbert Roscoe Murrow "Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar."

Edward R. Murrow
(04/25/1908 – 04/27/1965)
US broadcast journalist (died near his birthday)
Ella Fitzgerald "The only thing better than singing is more singing."

Ella Fitzgerald
(04/25/1917 – 06/15/1996)
US singer
Ellen Karolina Sofia Key "At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses."

Ellen Key
(12/11/1849 – 04/25/1926)
Swedish writer
Alfredo James Pacino "I always tell the truth. Even when I lie."

Al Pacino
(04/25/1940 – )
US actor
Henry Albert Azaria "Just watching Jack Lemmon made me want to get into this business."

Hank Azaria
(04/25/1964 – )
US actor (was married to Helen Hunt)
Renée Zellweger "It opens your eyes in this town, it's amazing. It's taught me who I don't want to be."

Renée Zellweger
(04/25/1969 – )
US actor (married to Kenny Chesney; was engaged to Jim Carrey; relationship with Bradley Cooper) , on Hollywood
Virginia Katherine McMath "Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time."

Ginger Rogers
(07/16/1911 – 04/25/1995)
US actor, dancer
Bernice Frankel "After being in the business for such a long time, I've done everything but rodeo and porno."

Bea Arthur
(05/13/1922 – 04/25/2009)
US actor