Thomas Otway "Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain."

Thomas Otway
(03/03/1652 – 04/14/1685)
English writer
George Frideric Handel

Dr. Maurice Greene: "Well, Sir, but my anthem—what do you think of it?"
George Frideric Handel: "Oh your antum—ah—why I did tink it vanted air, Dr. Greene."
Greene: "Air, Sir?"
Handel: "Yes, air; and so I did hang it out of de vindow."
(03/05/1685 – 04/14/1759)
German composer
Johanna Mansfield Sullivan Macy "The truth is not wonderful enough to suit the newspapers; so they enlarge upon it, and invent ridiculous embellishments."

Annie Sullivan
(04/14/1866 – 10/20/1936)
US educator (notably of Helen Keller)
"I am willing to taste any drink once."

James Branch Cabell
(04/14/1879 – 05/05/1958)
US writer
Arnold Joseph Toynbee "America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair."

Arnold Joseph Toynbee
(04/14/1889 – 10/22/1975)
English historian
John Gielgud "Poor Ingrid—speaks five languages and can't act in any of them."

Sir John Gielgud
(04/14/1904 – 05/21/2000)
English actor
John Singer Sargent "Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend."

John Singer Sargent
(01/12/1856 – 04/14/1925)
Italian-born US artist
Rodney Steven Steiger "Man is a greater miracle than any god he ever invented."

Rod Steiger
(04/14/1925 – 07/09/2002)
US actor
"Comrade life,
let us
march faster,
March
faster through what's left
of the five-year plan."

Vladimir Mayakovsky
(07/19/1893 – 04/14/1930)
Russian poet
Loretta Webb "My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find 'em, kill 'em."

Loretta Lynn
(04/14/1932 – )
US singer
Julie Christie "Men don't want any responsibility, and neither do I."

Julie Christie
(04/14/1940 – )
India-born English actor
Pete Rose "All I want is for my case to be heard before an impractical decision-maker."

Pete Rose
(04/14/1941 – )
US baseball (would-be) Hall of Famer
Ritchie Blackmore "I like leaping around onstage, as long as it's done with class."

Ritchie Blackmore
(04/14/1945 – )
English guitarist (Deep Purple, Rainbow)
Ernest Bevin "If you open that Pandora's Box, you never know what Trojan horses will jump out."

Ernest Bevin
(03/09/1881 – 04/14/1951)
English statesman
Richard John Colangelo "I think that's how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said, 'Gee, I'm enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn't cold enough, let's go west.'"

Richard Jeni
(04/14/1957 – 03/10/2007)
US comic
Rachel Carson "Every mystery solved brings us to the threshold of a greater one."

Rachel Carson
(05/27/1907 – 04/14/1964)
US writer, conservationist
(Silent Spring)
Anthony Michael Hall "I don't want to go away as an actor."

Anthony Michael Hall
(04/14/1968 – )
US actor (SNL)
Adrien Brody "I'm running around in front of a green screen screaming, Where's the monkey? Where's the monkey? "

Adrien Brody
(04/14/1973 – )
US actor , on acting in "King Kong (2005)"
Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel "Keep interested in others; keep interested in the wide and wonderful world. Then in a spiritual sense you will always be young."

Fredric March
(08/31/1897 – 04/14/1975)
US actor
Sarah Michelle Gellar "I don't understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us?"

Sarah Michelle Gellar
(04/14/1977 – )
US actor (married to Freddie Prinze, Jr.)
Simone de Beauvoir "It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension... Death does away with time."

Simone de Beauvoir
(01/09/1908 – 04/14/1986)
French writer (long-time partner of Jean-Paul Sartre)