King Louis XIV "Has God forgotten all I have done for Him?"

Louis XIV
(09/05/1638 – 09/01/1715)
French monarch (died near his birthday)
Marguerite Blessington "Mountains appear more lofty the nearer they are approached, but great men resemble them not in this particular."

Lady Marguerite Blessington
(09/01/1789 – 06/04/1849)
Irish writer
Frank McKinney Hubbard "The only time some fellows are seen with their wives is after they're indicted."

"Kin" Hubbard
(09/01/1868 – 12/26/1930)
US writer
Edgar Rice Burroughs " never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal."

Edgar Rice Burroughs
(09/01/1875 – 03/19/1950)
US writer
Walter Reuther "There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well."

Walter Reuther
(09/01/1907 – 05/09/1970)
US labor organizer
Mary Elizabeth Sutherland "What a lot we lost when we stopped writing letters. You can't reread a phone call."

Liz Carpenter
(09/01/1920 – 03/20/2010)
US writer, politico
"A shrub."

Ann Richards
(09/01/1933 – 09/13/2006)
US Governor (TX) , on her challenger George W. Bush—who won the election and later stole the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections
Lily Tomlin "If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question?"

Lily Tomlin
(09/01/1939 – )
US comic actor (partner of Jane Wagner)
Leonard Slatkin "My first strong musical memory is of the Villa-Lobos Sixth Quartet which my parents were rehearsing. I remember that it reminded me of big teddy bears dancing around."

Leonard Slatkin
(09/01/1944 – )
US conductor
Barry Gibb "Now there is a new group every week; it seems like everybody and anybody can get into the charts."

Barry Gibb
(09/01/1946 – )
English singer (Bee Gees)
Charles Austin Beard "You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence."

Charles A. Beard
(11/27/1874 – 09/01/1948)
US historian
Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García "Make sure everything you do you really like, because you have to sing it the rest of your life."

Gloria Estefan
(09/01/1957 – )
US singer
Francois Mauriac "Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures."

Francois Mauriac
(10/11/1885 – 09/01/1970)
French writer
"On a good day, I view the job [of University president] as directing an orchestra. On the dark days, it is more like that of a clutch—engaging the engine to effect forward motion, while taking greater friction."

A. Bartlett Giamatti
(04/04/1938 – 09/01/1989)
US President of Yale, commissioner of Major League Baseball
Jerry Reed Hubbard "I got my first guitar at age of 7 and never laid it down. Momma taught me G, C, and D. I was off to the races, son!"

Jerry Reed
(03/20/1937 – 09/01/2008)
US singer/songwriter
Sheldon Berman "As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian."

Shelley Berman
(02/03/1925 – 09/01/2017)
US comic, actor, teacher, writer