"All men think all men are mortal but themselves."

Edward Young
(07/03/1683 – 04/05/1765)
English writer ("Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality")
Franz Kafka "Don't despair, even over the fact that you don't despair."

Franz Kafka
(07/03/1883 – 06/03/1924)
Czech writer ("Die Verwandlung (The Metamorphosis)")
Ramon Gomez de la Serna "A piano store looks like a funeral parlor for music."

Ramon Gomez de la Serna
(07/03/1888 – 01/12/1963)
Spanish writer ("El Circo")
"As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man."

Ernst Fischer
(07/03/1899 – 07/31/1972)
Austrian writer ("Was Marx wirklich sagte (How to Read Marx)")
"Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile last night as Cleopatra—and sank."

John Mason Brown
(07/03/1900 – 03/16/1969)
US critic ("To All Hands")
"Licker talks mighty loud w'en it git loose fum de jug."

Joel Chandler Harris
(12/09/1848 – 07/03/1908)
US writer
("Uncle Remus")
"He no play-a da game, he no make-a da rules."

Earl Butz
(07/03/1909 – 02/02/2008)
US secretary of agriculture , on the Pope's attitude towards birth control
Tomáš Straussler Beauchamp: "Donner, why are you trying to be an artist?"
Donner: "I heard there were opportunities to meet naked women."

Sir Tom Stoppard
(07/03/1937 – )
Czech-born English playwright ("Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead")
Dave Barry "All other nations are drinking Ray Charles beer and we are drinking Barry Manilow."

Dave Barry
(07/03/1947 – )
US writer ("Boogers Are My Beat")
Faye Resnic "People that hate cats will come back as mice in their next life."

Faye Resnic
(07/03/1957 – )
US TV personality
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV "I don't drink but I had a beer that night and they only did one set up like that. I'm a cheap date. What can I say?"

Tom Cruise
(07/03/1962 – )
US actor ("Risky Business") , on posing topless for Vanity Fair
(was married to Nicole Kidman, Katie Holmes)
Connie Nielsen "I'm definitely more attracted to chaos than to order. The point is, I find the female roles out there very cliche. If we are limited to being only lovers or mothers, we are limiting ourselves."

Connie Nielsen
(07/03/1965 – )
Danish actor ("Wonder Woman")
(partner and one child with Lars Ulrich)
Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones "We just sort of provided the right thing at the right time. We came along with a very raw sort of music where everything was rather sweet."

Brian Jones
(02/28/1942 – 07/03/1969)
English musician (Rolling Stones) ("Their Satanic Majesties Request")
(relationship with Anita Pallenberg)
Jim Morrison "Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts."

Jim Morrison
(12/08/1943 – 07/03/1971)
US singer (the Doors) ("People Are Strange")
Jim Backus "Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success."

Jim Backus
(02/25/1913 – 07/03/1989)
US actor ("Gilligan's Island")
Mordecai Richler "Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials."

Mordecai Richler
(01/27/1931 – 07/03/2001)
Canadian writer ("The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz")
Lawrence Weiss "Bozo is a combination of the wonderful wisdom of the adult and the childlike ways in all of us."

Larry "Bozo the Clown" Harmon
(01/02/1925 – 07/03/2008)
US entertainer
Andy Griffith "There was just something about me she did not like."

Andy Griffith
(06/01/1926 – 07/03/2012)
US actor, singer ("Matlock") , on Frances (Aunt Bee) Bavier