Henry Clay "Statistics are no substitute for judgment."

Henry Clay
(04/12/1777 – 06/29/1852)
US Secretary of State
William James Mayo "Lord, deliver me from the man who never makes a mistake, and also from the man who makes the same mistake twice."

Dr. William James Mayo
(06/29/1861 – 07/28/1939)
US doctor, clinic founder
(brother of Charles Horace Mayo)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning "Men get opinions as boys learn to spell,
By reiteration chiefly."

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(03/06/1806 – 06/29/1861)
English writer ("Aurora Leigh")
(same dates as Nelson Eddy; was married to Robert Browning)
"We find it hard to believe that other people's thoughts are as silly as our own, but they probably are."

James Harvey Robinson
(06/29/1863 – 02/16/1936)
US historian ("The Human Comedy: As Devised and Directed by Mankind Itself")
Thomas Henry Huxley "Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority."

Thomas Henry Huxley
(05/04/1825 – 06/29/1895)
English biologist ("Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature")
(grandfather of Aldous and Sir Julian Huxley)
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry "If someone wants a sheep, then that means that he exists."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
(06/29/1900 – 07/31/1944)
French writer, adventurer ("The Little Prince") , paraphrasing Descartes?
Nelson Ackerman Eddy "Get him. Ain't he purty?"

Nelson Eddy
(06/29/1901 – 03/06/1967)
US actor ("I Married An Angel") , seeing himself onscreen
(same dates as Elizabeth Barrett Browning; LTR with Jeanette MacDonald)
"Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings."

Ed Gardner
(06/29/1901 – 08/17/1963)
US actor ("Duffy's Tavern")
Ruth Warrick "I understand her. I may not be all Phoebe, but she is all me."

Ruth Warrick
(06/29/1916 – 01/15/2005)
US actor ("All My Children") , on her character Phoebe Tyler Wallingford on "All My Children"
Louis Bert Lindley, Jr. "There was no use working in rodeos for social security. Nobody was very social and there was little security."

Slim Pickens
(06/29/1919 – 12/08/1983)
US actor ("Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb")
Jennie Jerome Churchill "You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady."

Lady Jennie Jerome Churchill
(01/09/1854 – 06/29/1921)
US-born socialite
(mother of Winston)
Oriana Fallaci "Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare."

Oriana Fallaci
(06/29/1929 – 09/15/2006)
Italian journalist ("Interview with History")
"Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight."

John Bradshaw
(06/29/1933 – 05/08/2016)
US philosopher
Paul Klee "One eye sees, the other feels."

Paul Klee
(12/18/1879 – 06/29/1940)
Swiss artist ("Die Zwitscher-Maschine (Twittering Machine)")
Stokely Carmichael "Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more."

Kwame Ture
(06/29/1941 – 11/15/1998)
Trinidadian civil-rights activist ("Black Power: The Politics of Liberation")
William Gareth Jacob Busey Sr. "Never dip lower than you can dip."

Gary Busey
(06/29/1944 – )
US actor ("The Buddy Holly Story")
Richard Lewis "Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call."

Richard Lewis
(06/29/1947 – )
US comic ("Curb Your Enthusiasm")
Fred Grandy "We're going to put you back in the fashion department."

Fred "Gopher" Grandy
(06/29/1948 – )
US actor-turned-politician , to a female reporter
Frederic Serrano Keating "I've just spent an hour talking to Tallulah for a few minutes." *

Fred Keating
(03/27/1901 – 06/29/1961)
US actor
Vera Jane Palmer "If I didn't have a large bosom, people would talk about my small one. So what's the difference. I'm glad I have a large one."

Jayne Mansfield
(04/19/1933 – 06/29/1967)
US actor ("The Girl Can't Help It")
Colin Jost "I never thought about 'being' in comedy when I grew up, because I didn't know it was a real job. But looking back, it's the only thing I ever really cared about."

Colin Jost
(06/29/1982 – )
US comic, writer (SNL)
(married to Scarlett Johansson)
Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner "A gentleman is simply a patient wolf."

Lana Turner
(02/08/1921– 06/29/1995)
US actor ("The Postman Always Rings Twice")
(was married to Artie Shaw and six others)
Rosemary Clooney "In the final analysis, it's true that fame is unimportant. No matter how great a man is, the size of his funeral usually depends on the weather."

Rosemary Clooney
(05/23/1928 – 06/29/2002)
US singer, actor ("Come On-a My House")
(was married to Jose Ferrer twice; aunt of George Clooney)
Katharine Hepburn "Death will be a great relief. No more interviews."

Katharine Hepburn
(05/12/1907 – 06/29/2003)
US actor ("The Philadelphia Story")
(relationships with Spencer Tracy, Howard Hughes; no relation to Audrey Hepburn)
Carl Reiner "A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water."

Carl Reiner
(03/20/1922 – 06/29/2020)
US comic, actor ("The 2000 Year Old Man")
(father of Rob Reiner)
"Death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war."

Donald Rumsfeld
(07/09/1932 – 06/29/2021)
US executive, politico