Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Where there's music, there can be no evil."

Miguel de Cervantes
(09/29/1547 – 04/22/1616)
Spanish writer
Horatio Nelson "I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time, and it has made a man of me."

Horatio Nelson
(09/29/1758 – 10/21/1805)
English naval commander
Elizabeth Gaskell "I'll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has got to say."

Elizabeth Gaskell
(09/29/1810 – 11/12/1865)
English writer
"Every peasant has a lawyer inside him, just as every lawyer, no matter how urbane he may be, carries a peasant within himself."

Miguel de Unamuno Y Jugo
(09/29/1864 – 12/31/1936)
Spanish writer
"Every man has three characters—that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has."

Alphonse Karr
(11/24/1808 – 09/29/1890)
French writer
Enrico Fermi "If I could remember the names of all these particles, I'd be a botanist."

Enrico Fermi
(09/29/1901 – 11/28/1954)
Italian physicist
Emile Zola "If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity."

Emile Zola
(04/02/1840 – 09/29/1902)
French writer
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson "Actors like him are good but on the whole I do not enjoy actors who seek to commune with their armpits, so to speak."

Greer Garson
(09/29/1904 – 04/06/1996)
English-US actor , on Marlon Brando
Rebecca Harding Davis "These great turning-days of life cast no shadow before, slip by unconsciously. Only a trifle, a little turn of the rudder, and the ship goes to heaven or hell."

Rebecca Harding Davis
(06/24/1831 – 09/29/1910)
US writer (mother of Richard Harding Davis)
Michelangelo Antonioni "Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing."

Michelangelo Antonioni
(09/29/1910 – 07/30/2007)
Italian film director
Oail Andrew Phillips "You don't know a ladder has splinters until you slide down it."

Bum Phillips
(09/29/1923 – 10/18/2013)
US football coach
"She lies! No girl could get that much dirt on her knees in only eighteen years."

Margaret Talmadge
(11/03/1860 – 09/29/1933)
US actor (mother of Constance) , doubting the age, among other things, of a chorus girl
Jerry Lee Lewis "If I'm going to hell, I'm going there playing the piano."

Jerry Lee Lewis
(09/29/1935 – )
US singer, pianist, Killer
Madeline Gail Wolfson "Mel Brooks is sensual with me. He treats me like an uncle. A dirty uncle."

Madeline Kahn
(09/29/1942 – 12/03/1999)
US actor
Lech Walesa "I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling."

Lech Walesa
(09/29/1943 – )
Polish leader
Les Claypool "In the early days all I hoped was to make a living out of what I did best. But since there's no real market for masturbation, I had to fall back on my bass-playing abilities."

Les Claypool
(09/29/1963 – )
US bassist (Primus)
Lula Carson Smith "I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen."

Carson McCullers
(02/19/1917 – 09/29/1967)
US writer
Wystan Hugh Auden "It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population, that is to say, its laborers, will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy. When one recalls how aristocracies in the past actually behaved, the prospect is not cheerful."

W. H. Auden
(02/21/1907 – 09/29/1973)
English-American writer
Charles Dillon Stengel "A lot of people my age are dead at the present time."

Casey Stengel
(07/30/1890 – 09/29/1975)
US baseball player, manager
"Atheists have an excellent longevity record because we have no place to go after we die, so we take good care of ourselves and our world while we are here."

Dr. Madalyn Murray O'Hair
(04/13/1919 – 09/29/1995)
US atheist
Bernard Schwarz "I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife."

Tony Curtis
(06/03/1925 – 09/29/2010)
Italian-US actor (was married to Janet Leigh; father with her of Jamie Lee Curtis)
Helen Reddy "In the '50s, a lot of girls never saw beyond the wedding day."

Helen Reddy
(10/25/1941 – 09/29/2020)
Australian-US singer
Scott Davis "Folks say I'm egotistical. Hell, I don't even know what it means."

Mac Davis
01/21/1942 – 09/29/2020)
US singer, songwriter, actor