Francois Rene de Chateaubriand "One is not superior merely because one sees the world as odious."

Francois Rene de Chateaubriand
(09/04/1768 – 07/04/1848)
French writer
Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud "No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell."

Antonin Artaud
(09/04/1896 – 03/04/1948)
French writer ("The Theatre and Its Double")
Eileen Mary Challans "How can people trust the harvest, unless they see it sown?"

Mary Renault
(09/04/1905 – 12/13/1983)
English writer
Richard Wright "The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination."

Richard Wright
(09/04/1908 – 11/28/1960)
US writer
Paul Harvey Aurandt "In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these."

Paul Harvey
(09/04/1918 – 02/28/2009)
US radio journalist ("The Rest of the Story")
"My children loved them, but I always thought they were repulsive books, the 'Narnia' books. I can't stand that awful lion!"

Joan Delano Aiken
(09/04/1924 – 01/04/2004)
English writer ("The Wolves of Willoughby Chase") , on C. S. Lewis' series
Tom Watson "Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum."

Tom Watson
(09/04/1949 – )
US golfer
Irwin Edman "It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved."

Irwin Edman
(11/28/1896 – 09/04/1954)
US philosopher, professor
Albert Schweitzer "The deeper we look into nature the more we recognize that it is full of life, and the more profoundly we know that all life is a secret, and we are all united to all this life."

Dr. Albert Schweitzer
(01/14/1875 – 09/04/1965)
humanitarian, theologian, missionary, organist, and medical doctor ("The Quest of the Historical Jesus")
"I fought the lawn, and the lawn won."

Rebecca Elizabeth Kerewsky
(09/04/1965 – )
US explorer , on mowing damp grass
Marcel Achard "Women like silent men. They think they're listening."

Marcel Achard
(07/05/1899 – 09/04/1974)
French writer
"Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market."

E. F. Schumacher
(08/16/1911 – 09/04/1977)
German-born economist
Jean Rostand "A man is not old as long as he is seeking something."

Jean Rostand
(10/30/1894 – 09/04/1977)
French lampoonist, moralist, historian of the life sciences, biologist, popularizer scientific, pacifist, humanistic, anticlerical...
Beyoncé Knowles "I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation."

Beyoncé Knowles
(09/04/1981 – )
US singer, songwriter
(married to Jay-Z)
"When people say, 'You're breaking my heart,' they do in fact usually mean that you're breaking their genitals."

Jeffrey Bernard
(05/27/1932 – 09/04/1997)
English writer ("Reach for the Ground: The Downhill Struggle of Jeffrey Bernard")
Steve Irwin "If something ever happens to me, people are gonna be like 'we knew a croc would get him!'"

Steve Irwin
(02/22/1962 – 09/04/2006)
Australian "Croc Hunter"
"I turn over a new leaf every day. But the blots show through."

Keith Waterhouse
(02/06/1929 – 09/04/2009)
English writer ("Billy Liar")
Joan Sandra Molinsky "If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor."

Joan Rivers
(06/08/1933 – 09/04/2014)
US comic
"If a figure looks interesting, it's probably wrong."

Sir Claus Moser
(11/24/1922 – 09/04/2015)
English statistician