"I can't say I was ever lost, but I was bewildered once for three days."

Daniel Boone
(11/02/1734 – 09/26/1820)
US explorer
Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna von Habsburg-Lothringen "I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all."

Marie Antoinette
(11/02/1755 – 10/16/1793)
Austria-born French royalty
James Knox Polk "The passion for office among members of Congress is very great, if not absolutely disreputable, and greatly embarrasses the operations of the Government. They create offices by their own votes and then seek to fill them themselves."

James K. Polk
(11/02/1795 – 06/15/1849)
US President (11)
Warren Gamaliel Harding "I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damned good word with which to carry an election."

Warren G. Harding
(11/02/1865 – 08/02/1923)
US President (29)
(was married to Florence Kling Harding)
Luchino Visconti "It seems that boredom is one of the greatest discoveries of our time. If so, there's no question but that he must be considered a pioneer."

Luchino Visconti
(11/02/1906 – 03/17/1976)
Italian director ("Ossessione") , on Michelangelo Antonioni
Burt Lancaster "Most people seem to think I'm the kind of guy who shaves with a blowtorch. Actually I'm bookish and worrisome."

Burt Lancaster
(11/02/1913 – 10/20/1994)
US actor ("From Here to Eternity")
"Most women loathe limericks, for the same reason that calves hate cookbooks."

Gershon Legman
(11/02/1917 – 02/23/1999)
US sexologist ("Rationale of the Dirty Joke: An Analysis of Sexual Humor")
Rose Elizabeth Bird "We have probed the earth, excavated it, burned it, ripped things from it, buried things in it. That does not fit my definition of a good tenant. If we were here on a month-to-month basis, we would have been evicted long ago."

Rose Bird
(11/02/1936 – 12/04/1999)
US Chief Justice (CA)
Pat Buchanan "Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes."

Pat Buchanan
(11/02/1938 – )
US columnist
Stefanie Federkiewicz "They say that a good cook can ignite sparks by the way he kisses. The way I see, just because a guy can turn on the stove doesn't necessarily make him a good cook."

Stefanie Powers
(11/02/1942 – )
US actor ("The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.")
(partner with William Holden)
Shirley Diana Gregory "I'm suggesting we call sex something else, and it should include everything from kissing to sitting close together."

Shere Hite
(11/02/1942 – 09/09/2020)
US researcher, writer ("The Hite Report on Female Sexuality")
George Bernard Shaw "A woman whose face looked as if it had been made out of sugar and someone had licked it."

George Bernard Shaw
(07/26/1856 – 11/02/1950)
Famous English author and literary smart guy ("Pygmalion") , on Isadora Duncan
James Thurber "Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead."

James Thurber
(12/08/1894 – 11/02/1961)
US writer ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty")
Kathryn Dawn Lang "If you knew how meat was made, you'd probably lose your lunch. I know—I'm from cattle country. That's why I became a vegetarian."

k. d. lang
(11/02/1961 – )
US singer ("Constant Craving")
David Schwimmer "It's a job—someone's gotta kiss Jennifer Aniston. The reality is, Jennifer and I can do our job well because we truly are friends. But when the day's over, she goes home to her boyfriend and I go home to a magazine."

David Schwimmer
(11/02/1966 – )
US actor (Friends)
Harry Eugene Roach "The greatest comedies that were made by anybody were made in two reels, I don't care who it was."

Hal Roach
(01/14/1892 – 11/02/1992)
US filmmaker ("The Music Box")
Eva Cassidy "I really like to create the sound of a choir the most. If you could see what the sound of it looks like when I shut my eyes and listen, you'd see the sound as angels spanning across the universe." *

Eva Cassidy
(02/02/1963 – 11/02/1996)
US singer ("Time After Time")
Rosalie Elisabeth Kuanghu Chow "Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures."

Han Suyin
(09/12/1917 – 11/02/2012)
Chinese physician, writer ("A Many-Splendoured Thing")