Jean-Jacques Rousseau "Our greatest evils flow from ourselves."

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
(06/28/1712 – 07/02/1778)
French writer, philosopher, political theorist (died near his birthday)
Hermann Hesse "Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke."

Hermann Hesse
(07/02/1877 – 08/09/1962)
German writer
"We don't care how big or strong opponents are as long as they are human."

Bob Zuppke
(07/02/1879 – 12/22/1957)
German-US football coach
"Why employ intelligent and highly paid ambassadors and then go and do their work for them? You donít buy a canary and sing yourself."

Sir Alec Douglas-Home
(07/02/1903 – 10/09/1995)
British PM (45)
Thurgood Marshall "I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband."

Thurgood Marshall
(07/02/1908 – 01/24/1993)
US Supreme Court Justice
"The day of small nations has long passed away. The day of Empires has come."

Joseph Chamberlain
(07/08/1836 – 07/02/1914)
English politician (died near his birthday)
Herbert Beerbohm Tree Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree: "A horse! My kingdom for a horse!"
Heckler: "Would a jackass do?"
Tree: "Certainly. Come down and present yourself."
(12/17/1852 – 07/02/1917)
English actor, writer , acting in "Richard III"
Imelda Trinidad Romualdez "Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums."

Imelda Marcos
(07/02/1929 – )
Philippine ex-first lady
Amelia Earhart "Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense."

Amelia Earhart
(07/24/1897 – 07/02/1937)
US pilot (went missing 07/02/1937; declared deceased 01/05/1939)
"One of the unsung freedoms that go with a free press is the freedom not to read it."

Ferdinand Mount
(07/02/1939 – )
English writer
Larry David "I was planning on my future as a homeless person. I had a really good spot picked out."

Larry David
(07/02/1947 – )
US comic, writer, actor (SNL)
Jerry Hall "Mick Jagger and I just really liked each other a lot. We talked all night. We had the same views on nuclear disarmament."

Jerry Hall
(07/02/1956 – )
US supermodel (married to Rupert Murdoch)
Eugene Devlan "He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled."

Gene Fowler
(03/08/1890 – 07/02/1960)
US writer (father of Gene Fowler, Jr.)
Ernest Hemingway "One cat just leads to another."

Ernest Hemingway
(07/21/1899 – 07/02/1961)
US writer (grandfather of Margaux and Mariel Hemingway)
"There is nothing like an odor to stir memories."

William McFee
(06/15/1881 – 07/02/1966)
US writer
Elizabeth Ruth Grable "It's loud, it's cheap, it's gaudy. It's like everything I've ever done—I LOVE IT!"

Betty Grable
(12/18/1916 – 07/02/1973)
US actor
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov "Genius is an African who dreams up snow."

Vladimir Nabokov
(04/22/1899 – 07/02/1977)
Russian writer
Ashley Tisdale "I'm not into clubbing. I want to be known for my work."

Ashley Tisdale
(07/02/1985 – )
US actor (High School Musicals)
Lindsay Lohan "Life is full of risks anyway, why not take them?"

Lindsay Lohan
(07/02/1986 – )
US actor
Lee Ann Remick "Breasts and bottoms look boringly alike."

Lee Remick
(12/14/1935 – 07/02/1991)
US actor
James Maitland Stewart "Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing a Jimmy Stewart imitation myself."

James Stewart
(05/20/1908 – 07/02/1997)
US actor
Mario Puzo "He was... a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser, show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse."

Mario Puzo
(10/15/1920 – 07/02/1999)
US writer (The Godfather) (same dates as Lee Iaccoca)
Beverly Sills "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."

Beverly Sills
(05/25/1929 – 07/02/2007)
US opera singer
Elie Wiesel "The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, and so are you."

Elie Wiesel
(09/30/1928 – 07/02/2016)
Roumanian-US Nobel writer
Lee Iaccoca "People want economy, and they'll pay any price to get it."

Lee Iacocca
(10/15/1924 – 07/02/2019)
US businessman (same dates as Mario Puzo)