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July 7 Notable Births, with Quotes

Published by: Carolyn Brooks Fleming on Jul 6, 2022.

Explore memorable and revealing quotes from public figures, past and present, who were born on July 7.

Michelle Kwan, figure skater (July 7, 1980–present)

“This year I'm hoping that I can do harder triples, have a new costume, a new look, have a different hairstyle and just make little changes here and there so they're not bored of watching me.” —Michelle Kwan
ABC Sports. “Change is good for Michelle Kwan.” ESPN, https://www.espn.com/skating/s/kwanqa.html.

“Belize is full of incredible history and culture, and has been a tremendous partner to the United States. I look forward to working with the Belizean government on economic issues, to put an end to this pandemic, and to address the root causes of migration.” —Michelle Kwan
Zeleny, Jeff. “Biden picks Michelle Kwan to be ambassador to Belize and Caroline Kennedy to be ambassador to Australia.” CNN, December 16, 2021, https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/15/politics/michelle-kwan-caroline-kennedy-ambassador/index.html.

Ringo Starr, musician (July 7, 1940–present)

“I come from this world where I just love to play. I’m blessed.” —Ringo Starr
American Songwriter. “Five Things We Learned From Ringo Starr During Linda Perry’s ‘The Art Of…’ Interview.” American Songwriter, December 2021, https://americansongwriter.com/five-things-we-learned-from-ringo-starr-during-linda-perrys-the-art-of-interview/.

“We made a lot more records than three of us would have made because Paul is a workaholic. He’d be the one calling, ‘Let’s go in the studio, lads.’ John and I would’ve been in the garden, you know, looking at the trees or whatever, and we’d go and make music.” —Ringo Starr
American Songwriter. “Five Things We Learned From Ringo Starr During Linda Perry’s ‘The Art Of…’ Interview.” American Songwriter, December 2021, https://americansongwriter.com/five-things-we-learned-from-ringo-starr-during-linda-perrys-the-art-of-interview/.

Doc Severinsen, trumpeter and television personality (July 7, 1927–present)

“I happen to be in excellent condition. And my mother lived to 101 and wasn't going to leave then, so I expect to be around for a while.” —Doc Severinsen
King, Larry. “Interview With Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen.” CNN, January 24, 2005, http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0501/24/lkl.01.html.

“Sometimes Ed would take off when Johnny would, and then I would be there with the guest host.” —Doc Severinsen
King, Larry. “Interview With Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen.” CNN, January 24, 2005, http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0501/24/lkl.01.html.

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