"The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision."

Moses ben Maimon
(03/30/1135 – 12/13/1204)
Spanish philosopher ("The Guide for the Perplexed")
"Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries."

Sir Henry Wotton
(03/30/1568 – 12/??/1639)
English writer
Anna Sewell "Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it."

Anna Sewell
(03/30/1820 – 04/25/1878)
English writer ("Black Beauty")
Paul Verlaine "Take eloquence and wring its neck."

Paul Verlaine
(03/30/1844 – 01/08/1896)
French writer ("Clair de Lune")
Vincent van Gogh "The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others."

Vincent van Gogh
(03/30/1853 – 07/29/1890)
Dutch artist ("The Starry Night")
Thomas Couture "Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions."

Thomas Couture
(12/21/1815 – 03/30/1879)
French artist ("Anselm Feuerbach")
John Casey "All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed."

Seán O'Casey
(03/30/1880 – 09/18/1964)
Irish writer ("The Plough and the Stars")
"They are so afraid we shall break down, and you know the reputation of the college is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without injuring their health."

Ellen Swallow Richards
(12/03/1842 – 03/30/1911)
US chemist, first woman admitted to MIT
Tom Sharpe "There's nothing worse than an introspective drunk."

Tom Sharpe
(03/30/1928 – 06/06/2013)
English writer ("Wilt")
John Astin "I figure I basically am a ghost. I think we all are."

John Astin
(03/30/1930 – )
US actor ("The Addams Family")
(was married to Patty Duke; adoptive father with her of Sean Astin)
Henry Warren Beaty "My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s."

Warren Beatty
(03/30/1937 – )
US actor ("Bonnie and Clyde")
(brother of Shirley MacLaine; married to Annette Bening)
Eric Clapton "I'd love to knock an audience cold with one note, but what do you do for the rest of the evening?"

Eric Clapton
(03/30/1945 – )
English guitarist (Cream, Blind Faith, etc. ("Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs")
(was married to Pattie Boyd; dated Sheryl Crow)
"The art of Biography
is different from Geography.
Geography is about Maps
but Biography is about Chaps."

Edmund Clerihew Bentley
(07/10/1875 – 03/30/1956)
English writer ("Trent's Last Case")
Tracy Chapman "I'm a hopeful cynic."

Tracy Chapmann
(03/30/1964 – )
US musician ("Fast Car")
John Ciardi "Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor."

John Ciardi
(06/24/1916 – 03/30/1986)
US writer ("How Does a Poem Mean?")
Alfred Cooke "She gave you the impression that, if your imagination had to sin, it could at least congratulate itself on its impeccable taste."

Alistair Cooke
(11/20/1908 – 03/30/2004)
English cultural commentator ("America: A Personal History of the United States") , on Greta Garbo
Mitch Hedberg "I used to do drugs. I still do drugs. But I used to, too."

Mitch Hedberg
(02/24/1968 – 03/30/2005)
US comic ("Los Enchiladas!")
"Jeb, if you don't take your arm off me I'm going to break it off and beat you to death with it."

G. Gordon Liddy
(11/30/1930 – 03/30/2021)
US political operative , to Watergate co-conspirator Jeb Magruder