John Wilmot "Women and men of wit are dangerous tools,
And ever fatal to admiring fools."

John Wilmot
(04/01/1647 – 07/26/1680)
English writer
George Bernard Shaw Alfred Hitchcock: "One look at you and I know there's famine in the land."
George Bernard Shaw: "One look at you, Mr. Hitchcock, and I know who caused it."
(07/26/1856 – 11/02/1950)
Famous English author and literary smart guy
Sam Houston "He has all the characteristics of a dog except loyalty."

Sam Houston
(03/02/1793 – 07/26/1863)
US senator , on Thomas Jefferson Green
Carl Jung "Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you."

Carl Jung
(07/26/1875 – 06/06/1961)
German psychoanalyst
"A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug."

George Borrow
(07/05/1803 – 07/26/1881)
English writer, linguist
Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog "In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others."

André Maurois
(07/26/1885 – 10/09/1967)
French writer
Aldous Huxley "Brought up in an age when ladies apparently rolled along on wheels, Mr. Quarles was peculiarly susceptible to calves."

Aldous Huxley
(07/26/1894 – 11/22/1963)
English writer (brother of Sir Julian, grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley)
Gracie Allen
"When I was born, I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half."

Gracie Allen
(07/26/1895 – 08/27/1964)
US comic, actor (was married to George Burns)
Vivian Roberta Jones "Champagne for everybody!"

Vivian Vance
(07/26/1909 – 08/17/1979)
US actor , on learning that her TV husband William Frawley had died
Jason Robards, Jr. "I've always played disintegrated characters. I don't know much about acting, but I can play those kinds of characters."

Jason Robards
(07/26/1922 – 12/26/2000)
US actor (was married to Lauren Bacall)
William Blake Crump "Being thrown out of this place is significantly better than being thrown out of a leper colony."

Blake Edwards
(07/26/1922 – 12/15/2010)
US screenwriter, director (was married to Julie Andrews)
William Jennings Bryan "No one can earn a million dollars honestly."

William Jennings Bryan
(03/19/1860 – 07/26/1925)
US Secretary of State
Stanley Kubrick "The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes."

Stanley Kubrick
(07/26/1928 – 03/07/1999)
US director
Michael Phillip Jagger "I'd rather be dead than singing 'Satisfaction' when I'm forty-five."

Sir Mick Jagger
(07/26/1943 – )
English singer (Rolling Stones) (relationships with Marianne Fathfull, Jerry Hall...)
Illiana Lydia Petrovna Mironova "It's the creme-de-la-creme of bullsh*t."

Helen Mirren
(07/26/1945 – )
English actor , on the Academy Awards
Eva (Evita) Peron "Without fanaticism we cannot accomplish anything."

Eva Peron
(05/07/1919 – 07/26/1952)
Argentine royalty
"She remains in my memory as the most beautiful creature I have ever seen."

Giuseppe Tomasi de Lampedusa
(12/23/1896 – 07/26/1957)
Italian writer , on Maud Gonne
Kevin Spacey Fowler "This has definitely been the highlight of my day."

Kevin Spacey
(07/26/1959 – )
US actor , on winning an Oscar for "American Beauty"
Sandra Bullock "I need to know how the clock is made after you tell me what time it is."

Sandra Bullock
(07/26/1964 – )
US actor
Diane Nemerov "My favorite thing is to go where I've never been."

Diane Arbus
(03/14/1923 – 07/26/1971)
US photographer
Kate Beckinsale "If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense of humour was so vital to partnerships, I could have avoided a lot of sex."

Kate Beckinsale
(07/26/1973 – )
English actor
Mary Robinson "You get an education in school and in college. And then you start to work. And thatís when you learn!"

Mary Blair
(10/21/1911 – 07/26/1978)
US artist (Disney)
Kenneth Tynan "Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood."

Kenneth Tynan
(04/02/1927 – 07/26/1980)
English critic
"Many a necklace becomes a noose."

Paul Eldridge
(05/05/1888 – 07/26/1982)
US writer
"Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense."

Dr. George H. Gallup
(11/18/1901 – 07/26/1984)
US pollster
"Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future."

Jim Bishop
(11/21/1907 – 07/26/1987)
US writer
George Romney "The magnitude of our social problems will require that all citizens and institutions make a commitment to volunteering as a way of life and as a primary opportunity to create needed change."

George Romney
(07/08/1907 – 07/26/1995)
US governor (MI) (father of Mitt)