Tobias Smollett "Some folk are wise, and some are otherwise."

Tobias Smollett
(03/19/1721 – 09/17/1771)
Scottish writer
"I will go anywhere, as long as it be forward."

Dr. David Livingstone
(03/19/1813 – 05/01/1873)
Scottish missionary, explorer (I presume)
Richard Francis Burton "The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself."

Sir Richard Francis Burton
(03/19/1821 – 10/20/1890)
English writer (was married to Isabel; the actor was born Nov 10)
"Writing is learning to say nothing, more cleverly every day."

William Allingham
(03/19/1824 – 11/18/1889)
Irish writer
Wyatt Earp "The most important lesson I learned was that the winner of a gunplay usually was the one who took his time."

Wyatt Earp
(03/19/1848 – 01/13/1929)
US lawman
William Jennings Bryan "Do not compute the totality of your poultry population until all the manifestations of incubation have been entirely completed."

William Jennings Bryan
(03/19/1860 – 07/26/1925)
US Secretary of State
Max Reger "I am sitting in the smallest room of my house. I have your review before me. In a moment, it will be behind me."

Max Reger
(03/19/1873 – 05/11/1916)
German composer , in a letter to critic Rudolph Louis (the Fourth Earl of Sandwich made a very similar witticism in 1785)
"He's a son of a bitch, but he's our son of a bitch."

General Joseph Stilwell
(03/19/1883 – 10/12/1946)
US military , on Chiang Kai-Shek
Earl Warren "Everything that I did in life that was worthwhile, I caught hell for."

Earl Warren
(03/19/1891 – 07/09/1974)
US Supreme Court justice
Loretta Mary Aiken "There ain't nothin' an ol' man can do but bring me a message from a young one."

Moms Mabley
(03/19/1894 – 05/23/1975)
US comedienne
"Remorse is for little children."

Adolf Eichmann
(03/19/1906 – 06/01/1962)
German war criminal
"We vivisect the nightingale
To probe the secret of his note."

Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(11/11/1836 – 03/19/1907)
US writer
"Whan that Aprilly with hise shoures soote
The droghte of March had perced to the roote,
I druv a motor thro' Aprilly's bliz
Somme forty mile, and dam neere lyke to friz."

Bert Leston Taylor
(11/13/1866 – 03/19/1921)
US writer
Tommy Cooper "Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone."

Tommy Cooper
(03/19/1921 – 04/15/1984)
Welsh comic
Richie Ashburn "The kid doesn't chew tobacco, smoke, drink, curse, or chase broads. I don't see how he can possibly make it."

Richie Ashburn
(03/19/1927 – 09/09/1997)
US baseball player
Arthur James Balfour "Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all."

Sir Arthur James Balfour
(07/25/1848 – 03/19/1930)
British Prime Minister (33)
"The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress."

Philip Roth
(03/19/1933 – 05/22/2018)
US writer
Ursula Andress "If the role demands it, then naturally I will remove my clothes."

Ursula Andress
(03/19/1936 – )
Swiss actor (was married to John Derek)
"Do you want to trace your family tree? Run for public office."

Patricia H. Vance
(03/19/1936 – )
US Senator (R-PA)
Glenn Close "I really think that effective acting has to do literally with the movement of molecules."

Glenn Close
(03/19/1947 – )
US actor
Edgar Rice Burroughs "I write to escape... to escape poverty."

Edgar Rice Burroughs
(09/01/1875 – 03/19/1950)
US writer
Walter Bruce Willis "On the one hand, we'll never experience childbirth. On the other hand, we can open all our own jars."

Bruce Willis
(03/19/1955 – )
German-born US actor (was married to Demi Moore) , distilling the pros and cons of being male
Willem de Kooning "If you pick up some paint with your brush and make somebody's nose with it, this is rather ridiculous when you think of it, theoretically or philosophically. It's really absurd to make an image, like a human image, with paint, today."

Willem de Kooning
(04/24/1904 – 03/19/1997)
Dutch-US artist
Arthur Charles Clarke "The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion."

Sir Arthur C. Clarke
(12/16/1917 – 03/19/2008)
English scientist, writer
Elinor Smith "The day I need a television puppet or clown to tell my children what's right and what's wrong, I'll bow out as a mother."

Elinor Smith
(08/17/1911 – 03/19/2010)
US pilot
Jimmy Breslin "When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place."

Jimmy Breslin
(10/17/1928 – 03/19/2017)
US writer