Edmund Waller "The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest,
savors too much of private interest."

Edmund Waller
(03/03/1606 – 10/21/1687)
English writer ("Song (Go, Lovely Rose)")
Thomas Otway "Honest men
are the soft easy cushions on which knaves
Repose and fatten."

Thomas Otway
(03/03/1652 – 04/14/1685)
English writer ("Venice Preserv'd")
William Godwin "He that loves reading has everything within his reach."

William Godwin
(03/03/1756 – 04/07/1836)
English writer ("Things as They Are; or The Adventures of Caleb Williams")
(was married to Mary Wollstonecraft; father with her of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
John Murray "Give the people not hell, but hope and courage."

Sir John Murray
(03/03/1841 – 03/16/1914)
Canadian scientist
Alexander Graham Bell "When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."

Alexander Graham Bell
(03/03/1847 – 08/02/1922)
Scottish inventor ("On the Production and Reproduction of Sound by Light")
Emile-Auguste Chartier "Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have."

Emile Chartier
(03/03/1868 – 06/02/1951)
French writer ("Mars, or The Truth about War")
Philip Edward Thomas "The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence."

Edward Thomas
(03/03/1878 – 04/09/1917)
English poet ("Four and Twenty Blackbirds")
Harlean Harlow Carpenter "One day when he was eating a cookie he offered me a bite. Don't underestimate that. The poor guy's so frightened of germs, it could darn near have been a proposal."

Jean Harlow
(03/03/1911 – 06/07/1937)
US actor ("Red Dust") , on Howard Hughes
Peter Henry Abrahams Deras "To get where you want to go you can't only do what you like."

Peter Abrahams
(03/03/1919 – 01/18/2017)
S. African writer ("Mine Boy")
"One learns little more about a man from his feats of literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal."

Frank Moore Colby
(02/10/1865 – 03/03/1925)
US encyclopedia editor, essayist
Robyn Hitchcock "I'm not really a good singer. But most people aren't, either."

Robyn Hitchcock
(03/03/1953 – )
English singer, songwriter ("Underwater Moonlight")
William Frawley "To tell you the truth, I don't give much thought to television as a field of endeavor. It's a place—an art, let's call it—where I'm making a livelihood. If something happens to television, I'll tend bar, something I enjoy doing."

William Frawley
(02/26/1887 – 03/03/1966)
US actor ("I Love Lucy")
Jessica Biel "I'm not squeamish at all. As a child I dragged a dead squirrel home on my skateboard and cut it open and tried to look at its brain."

Jessica Biel
(03/03/1982 – )
US actor
(married to Justin Timberlake)
David Daniel Kaminsky "I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way."

Danny Kaye
(01/18/1911 – 03/03/1987)
US actor ("The Five Pennies")
Marguerite Donnadieu "No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation."

Marguerite Duras
(04/04/1914 – 03/03/1996)
French writer ("L'Amant (The Lover)")
Ferdinand Friendly Wachenheimer "In America television can make so much money doing its worst, it cannot afford to do its best."

Fred Friendly
(10/30/1915 – 03/03/1998)
US TV producer ("See It Now")
Gene Oliver "When the student is ready, the lesson appears."

Gene Oliver
(03/22/1935 – 03/03/2007)
US baseball player
Roger Bannister "If a man coaches himself, then he has only himself to blame when he is beaten."

Sir Roger Bannister
(03/23/1929 – 03/03/2018)
English runner