Joseph Hall "A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was."

Joseph Hall
(07/01/1574 – 09/08/1656)
English bishop
"Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting."

G. Wilhelm Leibniz
(07/01/1646 – 11/14/1716)
German philosopher
Georg Christoff Lichtenberg "What they call 'heart' lies much lower than the fourth waistcoat button."

Georg C. Lichtenberg
(07/01/1742 – 02/24/1799)
German writer
Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin "The trade of authorship is a violent and indestructible obsession."

George Sand
(07/01/1804 – 06/08/1876)
French writer
Mikhail Bakunin "The passion for destruction is also a creative passion."

Mikhail Bakunin
(05/30/1814 – 07/01/1876)
Russian subversive
Harriet Beecher Stowe "I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation."

Harriet Beecher Stowe
(06/14/1811 – 07/01/1896)
US writer (sister of Henry Ward Beecher) , on Uncle Tom's Cabin
Charles Laughton "It's got so that every time I walk into a restaurant I get not only soup but an impersonation of Captain Bligh."

Charles Laughton
(07/01/1899 – 12/15/1962)
US actor (was married to Elsa Lanchester)
William Wyler "The nicest thing I can say about Frances Farmer is that she is unbearable."

William Wyler
(07/01/1902 – 07/27/1981)
French director
Mary Steichen Calderone "I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the lives of those people."

Mary Steichen Calderone
(07/01/1904 – 10/24/1998)
US physician, writer (daughter of Edward Steichen, niece of Carl Sandburg)
Josephine Esther Mentzer "Look for a sweet person. Forget rich."

Estee Lauder
(07/01/1906 – 04/24/2004)
US cosmetician
David Brower "When vultures watching your civilization begin dropping dead, it is time to pause and wonder."

David Brower
(07/01/1912 – 11/05/2000)
US environmentalist
Willie Dixon "The blues are the roots, and everything else are the fruits."

Willie Dixon
(07/01/1915 – 01/29/1992)
US singer
Jean Stafford "From time to time, I need a rest from the exercitation of my intellect."

Jean Stafford
(07/01/1915 – 03/26/1979)
US writer (was married to Robert Lowell)
Olivia Mary de Havilland "People should not be surprised by screen chemistry because, after all, life is chemistry."

Olivia de Havilland
(07/01/1916 – 07/25/2020)
Japan-born US actor (sister of Joan Fontaine)
Erik Satie "When I was young, I was told: 'You'll see, when you're fifty.' I am fifty and I haven't seen a thing."

Erik Satie
(05/17/1866 – 07/01/1925)
French composer
Leslie Caron "I'm not a ballerina. I'm a hoofer."

Leslie Caron
(07/01/1931 – )
French hoofer, actor
Twyla Tharp "Art is the only way to run away without leaving home."

Twyla Tharp
(07/01/1941 – )
US dancer, choreographer
Angela Trimble "I once served a steak to Janis Joplin at Max's Kansas City. She was quiet and very polite. She didn't eat her steak but left a five dollar tip."

Deborah Harry
(07/01/1945 – )
US singer (Blondie)
Dan Aykroyd "We must come to the point where we realize the concept of race is a false one. There is only one race, the human race."

Dan Aykroyd
(07/01/1952 – )
Canadian comic actor (SNL)
"With the birth of a child you lose two novels."

Candia McWilliam
(07/01/1955 – )
Scottish writer
"To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose."

Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(05/27/1894 – 07/01/1961)
French writer
Diana Frances Spencer "Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be."

Princess Diana
(07/01/1961 – 08/31/1997)
Welsh royalty (was married to Prince Charles)
Pamela Anderson "I created an image, I created a brand, I think, out of myself. It is a business and it's fun. It really is who I am. I am not acting any different than I normally would."

Pamela Anderson
(07/01/1967 – )
Canadian actor (married to Jon Peters, was married to Tommy Lee)
Liv Rundgren Tyler "Those smells that remind me of home. I can smell my dad from a mile away. I can smell it whenever he's worn my clothes. He has this ambery smell that just melts into him."

Liv Tyler
(07/01/1977 – )
US actor (daughter of Bebe Buell and Steven Tyler)
Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow of the City of Leicester "Civilization is hideously fragile; there's not much between us and the horrors underneath, just about a coat of varnish."

C. P. Snow
(10/15/1905 – 07/01/1980)
English writer (was married to Pamela Hansford Johnson)
Richard Buckminster Fuller "Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment."

R. Buckminster Fuller
(07/12/1895 – 07/01/1983)
US engineer, architect (great-nephew of Margaret)
Moshe Feldenkrais "...turn the impossible into the possible, the difficult into the easy, and the easy into the pleasant."

Moshe Feldenkrais
(05/06/1904 – 07/01/1984)
Russian founder, Feldenkrais Method
Margot Louise Hemingway "I am not a Hemingway aficionado."

Margaux Hemingway
(02/16/1954 – 07/01/1996)
US actor (granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway; sister of Mariel Hemingway)
Robert Mitchum "I started out to be a sex fiend, but I couldn't pass the physical."

Robert Mitchum
(08/06/1917 – 07/01/1997)
US actor
"It is never wise to appear to be more clever than you are. It is sometimes wise to appear slightly less so."

Lord William Whitelaw
(06/28/1916 – 07/01/1999)
Scottish politician (died near his birthday)
Walter Matuschanskayasky "I never mind my wife having the last word. In fact, I'm delighted when she gets to it."

Walter Matthau
(10/01/1920 – 07/01/2000)
US actor (was married to Carol Grace Matthau)
Marlon Brando "The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money."

Marlon Brando
(04/03/1924 – 07/01/2004)
US actor