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July 5 Notable Births, with Quotes

Published by: Carolyn Brooks Fleming on Jul 4, 2022.

Explore memorable and revealing quotes from public figures, past and present, who were born on July 5.

Susan Wojcicki, business executive (July 5, 1968–present)

“I don't think anyone here could think about going back to a world pre-internet where you can't have access to all the information that we have in today's world.” —Susan Wojcicki
Rubin, Peter. “WIRED25: CEO Susan Wojcicki On Making YouTube A Better Place.” WIRED, October 16, 2018, https://www.wired.com/video/watch/wired25-ceo-susan-wojcicki-on-making-youtube-a-better-place.

“YouTube has always had community guidelines. We've always said these are the guidelines that we'll allow on the platform. For example, we've never enabled pornography, any kind of incitement to violence, hate.” —Susan Wojcicki
Rubin, Peter. “WIRED25: CEO Susan Wojcicki On Making YouTube A Better Place.” WIRED, October 16, 2018, https://www.wired.com/video/watch/wired25-ceo-susan-wojcicki-on-making-youtube-a-better-place.

P.T. Barnum, showman and businessman (July 5, 1810–April 7, 1891)

“I had long fancied that I could succeed if I could only get hold of a public exhibition.” —P.T. Barnum
Mansky, Jackie. “P.T. Barnum Isn’t the Hero the ‘Greatest Showman’ Wants You to Think.” Smithsonian Magazine, December 22, 2017, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/true-story-pt-barnum-greatest-humbug-them-all-180967634/.

“I whipped my slaves. I ought to have been whipped a thousand times for this myself. But by then I was a Democrat—one of those nondescript Democrats, who are Northern men with Southern principles.” —P.T. Barnum
Mansky, Jackie. “P.T. Barnum Isn’t the Hero the ‘Greatest Showman’ Wants You to Think.” Smithsonian Magazine, December 22, 2017, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/true-story-pt-barnum-greatest-humbug-them-all-180967634/.

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