(Quotes source: Brainyquote.com)
English author, Lewis Carroll (b.1832, d.1898):
“Sentence first, verdict afterwards.”
American judge, Learned Hand* (b.1872, d.1961):
“Words are chameleons, which reflect the colour of their environment.”
Born in 1957, American comic book artist, Frank Miller:
“Sometimes the solitary voice is the best one.”
Other birthdays remembered today include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Mohammed Al Fayed.
* Learned Hand seemed like a funny name, especially for a judge, so I just had to check it out. I was doubtful when this name didn’t appear in the wiki list of births for today, however there is a wiki page apparently corroborating details and that New York judge Billings Learned Hand really did exist.