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April 14 Notable Births, with Quotes

Published by: Carolyn Brooks Fleming on Apr 13, 2022.

Explore memorable and revealing quotes from public figures, past and present, who were born on April 14.

Sarah Michelle Gellar, actor (April 14, 1977–present)

“Going through a breakup is the most painful, personal experience in the world. The last thing I want to do is read about it, or have other people making judgments. I don't know how stars who have these big public relationships and breakups get through it.” —Sarah Michelle Gellar
Harvard Man. “Interview With Sarah Michelle Gellar.” Cinema.com, https://www.cinema.com/articles/360/harvard-man-interview-with-sarah-michelle-gellar.phtml.

“I've lived such a strange life that slaying demons and werewolves for a living doesn't faze me at all. I get all my energy from work. I scream. I yell. I come home and I go to sleep. I'm never home — I even feel sorry for my cat.” —Sarah Michelle Gellar
Harvard Man. “Interview With Sarah Michelle Gellar.” Cinema.com, https://www.cinema.com/articles/360/harvard-man-interview-with-sarah-michelle-gellar.phtml.

Brad Garrett, actor and comedian (April 14, 1960–present)

“Politically, looking at our situation right now, I’m ready to go back to the ‘90s, I think.” —Brad Garrett
CNN. “Brad Garrett on why ‘everybody’ loves the 90s.” CNN, July 7, 2017, https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2017/07/07/lead-brad-garrett-interview-throwback-90s.cnn.

“I think that’s what was interesting about ‘Raymond’ was, you know, a lot of the television was kind of about friends, and they were great looking and funny and single and sexy, you know, and we were just this oddball circus that was taking place every week that had a very different type of feel.” —Brad Garrett
CNN. “Brad Garrett on why ‘everybody’ loves the 90s.” CNN, July 7, 2017, https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2017/07/07/lead-brad-garrett-interview-throwback-90s.cnn.

Pete Rose, baseball player and manager (April 14, 1941–present)

“When I was betting on baseball when I got suspended, I was betting illegally on baseball. I make no more illegal bets in my life. That's why they have casinos.” —Pete Rose
Clark, Dave. “Pete Rose: Betting on baseball during career ‘the only mistake I’ve ever made in my life.’” Cincinnati Enquirer, November 18, 2020, https://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/mlb/reds/2020/11/18/pete-rose-betting-baseball-during-career-only-mistake-ive-ever-made-my-life-hall-of-fame/3764831001/.

“I would love to go to the Hall of Fame. Any player would. But as long as this heart is beating, I'm not going to go to the Hall of Fame.” —Pete Rose
Clark, Dave. “Pete Rose: Betting on baseball during career ‘the only mistake I’ve ever made in my life.’” Cincinnati Enquirer, November 18, 2020, https://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/mlb/reds/2020/11/18/pete-rose-betting-baseball-during-career-only-mistake-ive-ever-made-my-life-hall-of-fame/3764831001/.

Julie Christie, actor (April 14, 1940–present)

“People are cross somehow, underneath, that I am not the person that I was. They feel like I am letting them down in some way. I sometimes feel they dislike me for appearing with all my lines and wrinkles. As a culture we seem unable to embrace change in people without being harsh about it.” —Julie Christie
Adams, Tim. “The divine Miss Julie.” The Guardian, April 1, 2007, https://www.theguardian.com/film/2007/apr/01/awardsandprizes.

“I think celebrity is the curse of modern life, or at least advertising, which it is a branch of. And I don't like being part of something dirty. I know that sounds prissy.” —Julie Christie
Adams, Tim. “The divine Miss Julie.” The Guardian, April 1, 2007, https://www.theguardian.com/film/2007/apr/01/awardsandprizes.

Loretta Lynn, singer (April 14, 1932–present)

“Singing and writing are who I am. It makes me feel alive and happy. I am thankful I am still able to write what I think are good songs and share them with my fans.” —Loretta Lynn
Gundersen, Edna. “Loretta Lynn Is Far More Than Woman Enough.” AARP, https://www.aarp.org/entertainment/music/info-2021/loretta-lynn-interview.html.

“Well, ‘Coal Miner's Daughter’ is the story of my life and started out as spoken word. It was my daughter Patsy and John Carter Cash's idea to record it that way. I love the way it turned out.” —Loretta Lynn
Gundersen, Edna. “Loretta Lynn Is Far More Than Woman Enough.” AARP, https://www.aarp.org/entertainment/music/info-2021/loretta-lynn-interview.html.

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