Diane de Poitiers "The years that a woman subtracts from her age are not lost. They are added to other women's."

Diane de Poitiers
(01/09/1500 – 04/25/1566)
French courtier
Bernard le Bouyer de Fontenelle "A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness."

Bernard le Bouyer de Fontenelle
(02/11/1657 – 01/09/1757)
French writer ("Entretiens sur la Pluralité des Mondes (Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds)")
Jennie Jerome Churchill "There is no such thing as a moral dress—it's people who are moral or immoral."

Lady Jennie Jerome Churchill
(01/09/1854 – 06/29/1921)
US-born socialite
(mother of Winston)
"Nature has made women with a bosom, so nature thought it was important. Who am I to argue with nature?"

Ida Rosenthal
(01/09/1886 – 03/29/1973)
Russian dressmaker, businesswoman
"It was so quiet, you could hear a pun drop."

Arthur Baer
(01/09/1886 – 05/17/1969)
US writer
"I prefer to remember the happy things over 10 years, the things that went well. Let me see, what did go well?"

Rudolf Bing
(01/09/1902 – 09/02/1997)
Austrian manager, NY Metropolitan Opera
(same dates as Bob Denver)
Simone de Beauvoir "This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate."

Simone de Beauvoir
(01/09/1908 – 04/14/1986)
French writer ("The Second Sex")
(long-time partner of Jean-Paul Sartre)
Richard Milhous Nixon "When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal."

Richard M. Nixon
(01/09/1913 – 04/22/1994)
US President (37), VP (36) ("Six Crises")
(was married to Pat Nixon)
Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos "Being married to Arlene Dahl was very nice at nighttime. But in the daytime, it was like being married to Elizabeth Arden."

Fernando Lamas
(01/09/1916 – 10/08/1982)
Argentine actor ("Dangerous When Wet") (In six years of marriage to Dahl, Lamas claims he never saw her without makeup)
(was married to Arlene Dahl, Esther Williams)
Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp "E. M. Forster never gets any further than warming the teapot. He's a rare fine hand at that. Feel this teapot. Is it not beautifully warm? Yes, but there ain't going to be no tea."

Katherine Mansfield
(10/14/1888 – 01/09/1923)
New Zealander writer ("The Garden Party")
Clarence Leroy Van Cleef, Jr. "Being born with a pair of beady eyes was the best thing that ever happened to me."

Lee Van Cleef
(01/09/1925 – 12/16/1989)
US actor ("The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly")
Bob Denver "I've watched it on and off. I don't know why everyone is fascinated by it."

Bob Denver
(01/09/1935 – 09/02/2005)
US actor ("The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") , on the TV show "Survivor"
(same dates as Rudolf Bing)
Joan Baez "Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers."

Joan Baez
(01/09/1941 – )
US singer, songwriter ("Diamonds and Rust")
James Patrick Page "Nowadays, we're more into staying in our rooms and reading Nietzsche."

Jimmy Page
(01/09/1944 – )
English guitarist (Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin) ("Dazed and Confused")
Countee Cullen "If I am going to be a poet at all, I am going to be POET and not NEGRO POET."

Countee Cullen
(05/30/1903 – 01/09/1946)
US writer ("The Black Christ")
David Johansen "We like to look sixteen and bored sh*tless."

David Johansen
(01/09/1950 – )
US singer (New York Dolls) ("Personality Crisis")
(was married to Cyrinda Foxe)
Joely Richardson And whatever my weight, I've always been skinny from the waist up.

Joely Richardson
(01/09/1965 – )
English actor ("Nip/Tuck")
(daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and Tony Richardson, sister of Natasha Richardson)
Joey Lauren Adams "A genius is one who can do anything except make a living."

Joey Lauren Adams
(01/09/1968 – )
US actor ("Chasing Amy")
Peter Cook "I could have been a Judge, but I never had the Latin for the judgin'. I never had it, so I'd had it, as far as being a judge was concerned."

Peter Cook
(11/17/1937 – 01/09/1995)
English comic, actor (Beyond the Fringe) ("Bedazzled")
Everett LeRoi Jones "To name something is to wait for it in the place you think it will pass."

Imamu Amiri Baraka
(10/07/1934 – 01/09/2014)
US writer ("Blues People")
(child with Diane di Prima)