(Quotes source: Brainyquote.com)
American politician, Benjamin Franklin (1706- 17/4/1790): “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.”
Novelist Anne Bronte (1820 – 28/5/1849): “But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.”
Novelist Ronald Firbank (1886-1926): “The world is so dreadfully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain.”
Other birthdays today include: Al Capone, William Stafford, Eartha Kitt, Vidal Sassoon, Muhammad Ali, Jim Carrey and Michelle Obama.