Friedrich von Schlegel "An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog."

Friedrich von Schlegel
(03/10/1772 – 01/12/1829)
German writer, critic
"Preach in the name of God. The learned will smile; ask the learned what they have done for their country. The priests will excommunicate you."

Giuseppe Mazzini
(06/22/1805 – 03/10/1872)
Genoan revolutionary
Ann Clare Boothe "No woman has ever so comforted the distressed—or so distressed the comfortable."

Clare Boothe Luce
(03/10/1903 – 10/09/1987)
US writer, Rep (CT), ambassador (was married to Henry R. Luce) , on Eleanor Roosevelt
"They were torn between two fires." *

John H. Dent
(03/10/1908 – 04/09/1988)
US Representative (PA)
"We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs."

Eric Berne
(03/10/1910 – 07/15/1970)
US psychiatrist, writer
Heywood Hale Broun "Don't look now, Tallulah, but your show is slipping."

Heywood Hale Broun
(03/10/1918 – 09/05/2001)
US actor , on Tallulah Bankhead's performance in "The Exciters"
"Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural."

Amelia Barr
(03/29/1831 – 03/10/1919)
English-US writer
Yevgeny Zamyatin "Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written."

Yevgeny Zamyatin
(02/01/1884 – 03/10/1937)
Russian writer
Carlos Ray Norris "Violence is my last option."

Chuck Norris
(03/10/1940 – )
US kickboxer, actor
"I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust 'em."

Jim Valvano
(03/10/1946 – 04/28/1993)
US basketball coach
Avril Phaedra Douglas Campbell "A comparison between Madonna and me is a comparison between a strapless evening gown and a gownless evening strap."

Kim Campbell
(03/10/1947 – )
Canadian PM (19)
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald "Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold."

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald
(07/24/1900 – 03/10/1948)
US writer (was married to F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Sharon Vonne Stone "We Barbie dolls are not supposed to behave the way I do."

Sharon Stone
(03/10/1958 – )
US actor
Edie Brickell "It's hard to believe that you're really here, so I just pretend that you're not here."

Edie Brickell
(03/10/1966 – )
US singer, songwriter (married to Paul Simon)
Andy Gibb "I definitely have a sexual ego thing. But if I'm suggestive, it's in a nice way. Luckily, no one's ever been hurt... a few girls have passed out, that's all."

Andy Gibb
(03/05/1958 – 03/10/1988)
English singer, ugh (brother of the Bee Gees; died near his birthday)
Lloyd Bridges "I am very flattered people recognize I had something to do with the development of interest in the underwater world."

Lloyd Bridges
(01/15/1913 – 03/10/1998)
US actor (father of Beau and Jeff Bridges) , on his role in the "Sea Hunt" TV series
Richard John Colangelo "My mother never saw the irony of calling me a son of a bitch."

Richard Jeni
(04/14/1957 – 03/10/2007)
US comic
Anita Brookner "In real life, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game."

Anita Brookner
(07/16/1928 – 03/10/2016)
English writer