Walter Raleigh "All men are evil and will declare themselves to be so when occasion is offered."

Sir Walter Raleigh
(01/22/1552? – 10/29/1618)
English explorer ("The Historie of the World, In Five Bookes")
James Boswell "[Edward] Gibbon is an ugly, affected, disgusting fellow and poisons our literary club for me. I class him among infidel wasps and venomous insects."

James Boswell
(10/29/1740 – 05/19/1795)
Scottish biographer ("The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.")
Marie of Romania "Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding."

Queen Marie of Romania
(10/29/1875 – 07/18/1938)
Romanian royalty
(granddaughter of Queen Victoria)
Anzia Yezierska "Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful, or were her eyes so beautiful because she was so loved?"

Anzia Yezierska
(10/29/1880 – 11/21/1970)
Polish-US writer ("Bread Givers")
"The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made."

Jean Giraudoux
(10/29/1882 – 01/31/1944)
French writer ("Siegfried et le Limousin")
Fania Borach "Wet she’s a star. Dry she ain’t."

Fanny Brice
(10/29/1891 – 05/29/1951)
US actor ("The Baby Snooks Show") , on Esther Williams
(was married to Billy Rose)
Henry George "There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism."

Henry George
(09/02/1839 – 10/29/1897)
US economist ("Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth: The Remedy")
Paul Joseph Goebbels "If the day should ever come when we [the Nazis] must go, if some day we are compelled to leave the scene of history, we will slam the door so hard that the universe will shake and mankind will stand back in stupefaction."

Paul Joseph Goebbels
(10/29/1897 – 05/01/1945)
German propagandist
Joseph Pulitzer "There is room in this great and growing city for a journal that is not only cheap but bright, not only bright but large, not only large but truly democratic... that will expose all fraud and sham; fight all public evils and abuses; that will serve and battle for the people with earnest sincerity."

Joseph Pulitzer
(04/10/1847 – 10/29/1911)
Hungarian journalist, publisher (Pulitzer Prize) , on assuming proprietorship of the New York World
William Henry Mauldin "I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages."

William H. Mauldin
(10/29/1921 – 01/22/2003)
US cartoonist ("Back Home")
John Haley Sims "I practice when I'm loaded."

Zoot Sims
(10/29/1925 – 03/23/1985)
US saxophonist ("I'll Remember April") , when asked how he could play so well when he was loaded
"Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world."

Christiane Collange
(10/29/1930 – )
French writer ("Madame et le Management")
Peter Allen Greenbaum "The blues—it's kind of like a religion, really."

Peter Green
(10/29/1946 – 07/25/2020)
English singer, songwriter, guitarist (Fleetwood Mac) ("Black Magic Woman")
Richard Dreyfuss "People who commit adultery must die. Everyone knows that. Any movie tells you that!"

Richard Dreyfuss
(10/29/1947 – )
US actor ("The Goodbye Girl")
Eliezer Meir "You know how I'm smart? I got people around me who know more than I do."

Louis B. Mayer
(07/12/1884 – 10/29/1957)
Ukraine-born US producer ("Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ")
Adolphe Menjou "It was my mustache that landed jobs for me. In those silent-film days it was the mark of a villain. When I realized they had me pegged as a foreign nobleman type I began to live the part too. I bought a pair of white spats, an ascot tie and a walking stick."

Adolphe Menjou
(02/18/1890 – 10/29/1963)
US actor ("The Front Page")
Duane Allman "Rock was born in the South, so saying 'Southern rock' is like saying 'rock rock.'"

Duane Allman
(11/20/1946 – 10/29/1971)
US musician ("Whipping Post")
(brother of Gregg Allman)
Winona Laura Horowitz "I don't use the Internet, but apparently you can find out everything on it."

Winona Ryder
(10/29/1971 – )
US actor ("Heathers")
(LTR with Johnny Depp)