"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy."

Ernest Benn
(06/25/1875 – 01/17/1954)
English publisher ("Confessions of a Capitalist")
George Armstrong Custer "There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry."

George Armstrong Custer
(12/05/1839 – 06/25/1876)
US general
Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant "Imagination is the first faculty wanting in those that do harm to their kind."

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
(04/04/1828 – 06/25/1897)
Scottish writer ("Squire Arden")
Eric Arthur Blair "There could hardly be a town in the South of England where you could throw a brick without hitting the niece of a bishop."

George Orwell
(06/25/1903 – 01/21/1950)
English writer ("Animal Farm")
"A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes."

Dorothy Gilman
(06/25/1923 – 02/02/2012)
US writer ("Mrs. Pollifax" series)
Sidney Lumet "There's no such thing as a small part. There are just small actors."

Sidney Lumet
(06/25/1924 – 04/09/2011)
US director ("12 Angry Men")
(was married to Gloria Vanderbilt)
Carly Simon "Basically, he just wasn't willing to dress up like Louis XIV before we went to bed every night. I really demand that of a partner."

Carly Simon
(06/25/1945 – )
US singer ("You're So Vain") , on why she divorced James Taylor
Phyllis George "The most popular labor-saving device is still money."

Phyllis George
(06/25/1949 – 05/14/2020)
US beauty queen, "personality"
Sonia Sotomayor "Personal experiences affect the facts that judges choose to see."

Sonia Sotomayor
(06/25/1954 – )
US Supreme Court justice
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou "I find myself sympathizing with the Americans. Why should they buy this rubbish? Even we aren't buying it in any great numbers."

George Michael
(06/25/1963 – 12/25/2016)
English singer (Wham!) ("Careless Whisper")
Johnny Mercer "Oh, yeah, I'm drinkin' again, it's always the same
That same old story
After the kicks there's little old mixed-up me
Tryin' to lose a dream that used to be"

Johnny Mercer
(11/18/1909 – 06/25/1976)
US songwriter ("Moon River")
Jacques-Yves Cousteau "What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on."

Jacques Cousteau
(06/11/1910 – 06/25/1997)
French oceanographer ("The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and Adventure")
Lester Maddox "It's great to be alive. A lot of folks aren't, you know."

Lester Maddox
(09/30/1915 – 06/25/2003)
US governor (GA)
Ferrah Leni Fawcett "I always felt that the National Enquirer was as invasive and malignant as cancer; but now I realize that it just runs a close second."

Farrah Fawcett
(02/02/1947 – 06/25/2009)
US actor ("Charlie's Angels")
(was married to Lee Majors, partner with Ryan O'Neal)
Michael Jackson "I'm just like anyone. I cut and I bleed. And I embarrass easily."

Michael Jackson
(08/29/1958 – 06/25/2009)
US singer, dancer, songwriter ("Maybe Tomorrow")
(was married to Lisa Marie Presley)