Virgil "It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be."

(10/15/0070 – 09/21/0019 BC)
Roman writer
Charles V "My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord—he wants Milan, and so do I."

Charles V
(02/24/1500 – 09/21/1558)
Roman emperor
Arthur Schopenhauer "Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first."

Arthur Schopenhauer
(02/22/1788 – 09/21/1860)
German philosopher
Herbert George Wells "Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race."

H. G. Wells
(09/21/1866 – 08/13/1946)
English writer
Henry Lewis Stimson "A private meeting with Hoover is like sitting in a bath of ink."

Henry Stimson
(09/21/1867 – 10/20/1950)
US Secretary of War
Charles Martin Jones "Animation isn't the illusion of life; it is life!"

Chuck Jones
(09/21/1912 – 02/22/2002)
US animator
"I don't happen to belong to that branch of the sheep family that will follow a belwether over a precipice." *

John Ashbrook
(09/21/1928 – 04/24/1982)
US Rep (OH)
Larry Hagman "My definition of a redundancy is an air bag in a politician's car."

Larry Hagman
(09/21/1931 – 11/23/2012)
US actor (son of Mary Martin) , shown with Barbara Eden
Shirley Conran "First things first, second things never."

Shirley Conran
(09/21/1932 – )
English writer
Leonard Cohen "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in."

Leonard Cohen
(09/21/1934 – 11/07/2016)
Canadian writer
Kay Ryan "Failure: the renewable resource."

Kay Ryan
(09/21/1945 – )
US poet laureate
Stephen King "We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones."

Stephen King
(09/21/1947 – )
US writer
Bill Murray "I'm a nut, but not just a nut."

Bill Murray
(09/21/1950 – )
US comic, actor (SNL)
Phil Taylor "We go home safe in the knowledge that we've deafened a few." *

Phil Taylor
(09/21/1954 – 11/11/2015)
English drummer (Motörhead 1977-84)
Ricki Lake "What's the difference between tough love and acting like a jerk?"

Ricki Lake
(09/21/1968 – )
US actor
William Charles Franklyn Plomer "Patriotism is the last refuge of the sculptor."

William Plomer
(12/10/1903 – 09/21/1973)
S. African-English writer , on a South African statue of the Voortrekkers
Jacqueline Susann "The 60s will be remembered for The Beatles, Andy Warhol, and Me!"

Jacqueline Susann
(08/20/1918 – 09/21/1974)
US writer
John Francis Anthony Pastorius III "The secret to the sound is to drop the bass on the floor!"

Jaco Pastorius
(12/01/1951 – 09/21/1987)
US bassist
Florence Delorez Griffith "I like being unconventional."

Florence Griffith-Joyner
(12/21/1959 – 09/21/1998)
US runner
"Sometimes I think the I.R.A. was invented by a manufacturer of trench coats to keep up sales."

R. Wright Campbell
(06/09/1927 – 09/21/2000)
US writer