Benjamin Harrison "Will it not be wise to allow the friendship between nations to rest upon deep and permanent things? Irritations of the cuticle must not be confounded with heart failure."

Benjamin Harrison
(08/20/1833 – 03/13/1901)
US President (23) (grandson of William Henry Harrison)
William Booth "The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice."

William Booth
(04/10/1829 – 08/20/1912)
English religious leader, Salvation Army founder
Jacqueline Susann "Philip Roth is a good writer, but I wouldn't want to shake hands with him."

Jacqueline Susann
(08/20/1918 – 09/21/1974)
US writer , on Roth’s novel "Portnoy’s Complaint"
Isaac Hayes "When my agent told me he had a voice-over job I thought it was a Disney thing."

Isaac Hayes
(08/20/1942 – 08/10/2008)
US composer, singer , on the 'Chef' role on the South Park TV show
Robert Plant "The way I see it, rock'n'roll is folk music."

Robert Plant
(08/20/1948 – )
English singer (Led Zeppelin)
John Hiatt "My attitude these days is, if you write a bad song, what are they gonna do, throw you in songwriter jail?"

John Hiatt
(08/20/1952 – )
US singer, songwriter
Joan Allen "To tell you the truth, if Oliver Stone had wanted Pat Nixon to wear a G-String and swing from a chandelier, I would have played it that way."

Joan Allen
(08/20/1956 – )
US actor , on her role in the movie "Nixon"
John Carmack "Low-level programming is good for the programmer's soul."

John Carmack
(08/20/1970 – )
US game programmer
Fred Hoyle "There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don't know what it's a plan for."

Sir Fred Hoyle
(06/24/1915 – 08/20/2001)
English astronomer
Leona Helmsley "There's nothing deader than a dead love."

Leona Helmsley
(07/04/1920 – 08/20/2007)
US real estate salesperson, heiress, felon
Phyllis Ada Driver "If your house is really a mess and a stranger comes to the door, greet him with, 'Who could have done this? We have no enemies.'"

Phyllis Diller
(07/17/1917 – 08/20/2012)
US comic
Joseph Levitch "A woman doing comedy doesn't offend me, but sets me back a bit. I, as a viewer, have trouble with it. I think of her as a producing machine that brings babies in the world."

Jerry Lewis
(03/16/1926 – 08/20/2017)
US comic actor