Christopher Columbus "Following the sun, we left the old world."

Christopher Columbus
(08/26/1451 – 05/20/1506)
Italian explorer
Dorothea Payne Todd Madison "It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business."

Dolley Madison
(05/20/1768 – 07/12/1849)
US First Lady (4) (was married to James Madison)
Honore de Balzac "Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies."

Honore de Balzac
(05/20/1799 – 08/18/1850)
French writer
John Stuart Mill "That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of our time."

John Stuart Mill
(05/20/1806 – 05/08/1873)
English philosopher, economist
Gilbert du Montier "Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country."

Marquis de Lafayette
(09/06/1757 – 05/20/1834)
French soldier, statesman , on the United States of America
Mary Lamb "A child's a plaything for an hour."

Mary Lamb
(12/03/1764 – 05/20/1847)
English writer (sister of Charles Lamb)
John Clare "Old noted oak! I saw thee in a mood
Of vague indifference; and yet with me
Thy memory, like thy fate, hath lingering stood
For years, thou hermit, in the lonely sea
Of grass that waves around thee!"

John Clare
(07/13/1793 – 05/20/1864)
English writer
Adela Rogers Saint Johns "There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first."

Adela Rogers St. Johns
(05/20/1894 – 08/10/1988)
US journalist
Margery Allingham "When one kicks over a tea table and smashes everything but the sugar bowl, one may as well pick that up and drop it on the bricks, don't you think?"

Margery Allingham
(05/20/1904 – 06/30/1966)
English writer
James Maitland Stewart "When it came to kissing, Harlow was the best."

James Stewart
(05/20/1908 – 07/02/1997)
US actor
George Gobel "I've never been drunk, but often I've been overserved."

George Gobel
(05/20/1919 – 02/24/1991)
US comedian
Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre "The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing—and then marry him."

Cher
(05/20/1946 – )
Armenian-US singer, actor (was married to Gregg Allman, Sonny Bono)
Jane Wiedlin "If people want to believe I'm a dominatrix in my spare time, that's fine with me—I mean, I'm definitely happy to smack people around if that's what they really want."

Jane Wiedlin
(05/20/1958 – )
US guitarist, singer (Go-Gos)
Gilda Radner "I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch."

Gilda Radner
(06/28/1946 – 05/20/1989)
US comic actor (SNL) (was married to Gene Wilder)
Max Beerbohm "Of course he was a wonderful all-round man, but the act of walking around him has always tired me."

Sir Max Beerbohm
(08/24/1872 – 05/20/1956)
English writer and artist , on William Morris
Doug Pappas "Cell phones are not a sign of power, they're a sign of subservience."

Doug Pappas
(08/18/1962 – 05/20/2004)
US lawyer, baseball statistician
Robin Gibb "We've been in each other's pockets our entire lives."

Robin Gibb
(12/22/1949 – 05/20/2012)
English singer (Bee Gees)