Anne-Louise Germaine Necker "One must choose in life between boredom and suffering."

Germaine de Staël
(04/22/1766 – 07/14/1817)
French writer ("Delphine")
Gustav Klimt "Art is a line around your thoughts."

Gustav Klimt
(07/14/1862 – 02/06/1918)
Austrian artist ("Water Serpents I")
(affair with Alma Schindler)
Irving Tennenbaum "He appears to have been called 'The Little Giant' more because he was little than because he was a giant."

Irving Stone
(07/14/1903 – 08/26/1989)
US writer ("Lust for Life") , on Stephen A. Douglas
"The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book."

Northrop Frye
(07/14/1912 – 01/23/1991)
Canadian writer ("Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays")
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie "California is a garden of Eden, a paradise to live in or see,
But believe it or not, you won't find it so hot If you ain't got the do re mi."

Woody Guthrie
(07/14/1912 – 10/03/1967)
US singer, songwriter ("John Henry")
(father of Arlo)
Leslie Lynch King, Jr. "Ronald Reagan doesn't dye his hair, he's just prematurely orange."

Gerald R. Ford
(07/14/1913 – 12/26/2006)
US President (38), VP (40)
(was married to Betty Ford)
Ernst Ingmar Bergman "Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying."

Ingmar Bergman
(07/14/1918 – 07/30/2007)
Swedish film director ("Scener ur ett äktenskap (Scenes from a Marriage)")
(relationship and child with Liv Ullmann)
Charles Pierce "The perfect lover is one who turns into a pizza at 4:00 A.M."

Charles Pierce
(07/14/1926 – 05/31/1999)
US comic
Nancy Olson "'Wholesome Olson,' they called me."

Nancy Olson
(07/14/1928 – )
US actor ("Sunset Boulevard")
(was married to Alan Jay Lerner)
Beverle Lorence Buell "I can't imagine rock stars in politics. I mean, they crack now under just a little pressure."

Bebe Buell
(07/14/1953 – )
US model, groupie
(mother of Liv Tyler with Steven Tyler; relationships with Todd Rundgren, Elvis Costello)
Adlai Stevenson "I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them."

Adlai Stevenson
(02/05/1900 – 07/14/1965)
US politician