Colley Cibber "Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners."

Colley Cibber
(11/06/1671 – 12/11/1757)
English actor, playwright
"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory."

King Charles X
(10/09/1757 – 11/06/1836)
French royalty
Herbert Samuel "It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own."

Herbert Samuel
(11/06/1870 – 02/05/1963)
English politician
"I understand the hero keeps getting into bed with women, and the war wasn't fought that way."

Harold Ross
(11/06/1892 – 12/06/1951)
US writer, "New Yorker" founder , on Hemingway's "Farewell to Arms"
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "Truly there would be reason to go mad were it not for music."

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(05/07/1840 – 11/06/1893)
Russian composer
Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky "I have never understood people dividing things into dramas and comedies."

Mike Nichols
(11/06/1931 – 11/19/2015)
German-US director, producer, comic (was married to Diane Sawyer)
"Try praising your wife even if it does frighten her at first."

Billy Sunday
(11/19/1862 – 11/06/1935)
US evangelist (same dates as Gene Tierney)
Jon Carroll "Everyone should live to be 92 years old, have an orgasm and drop dead."

Jon Carroll
(11/06/1943 – )
US columnist, humorist
Sally Field "My agent said, 'You aren't good enough for movies.' I said, 'You're fired.'"

Sally Field
(11/06/1946 – )
US actor (was partners with Burt Reynolds)
Glenn Frey "My songs grow on people—like warts."

Glenn Frey
(11/06/1948 – 01/18/2016)
US singer, songwriter, guitarist (Eagles)
Maria Shriver "Don't think of him as a Republican, think of him as the man I love; and if that doesn't work, think of him as the man who can crush you."

Maria Shriver
(11/06/1955 – )
US royalty , on introducing (now ex-)hubby Arnold to Uncle Ted
Edgard Varese "The modern-day composer refuses to die."

Edgard Varese
(12/22/1883 – 11/06/1965)
French modern-day composer
Ethan Hawke "It was never in my dreams to make my personal life anybody else's business."

Ethan Hawke
(11/06/1970 – )
US actor (was married to Uma Thurman)
Gene Eliza Tierney "Men are wonderful. I adore them. They always give you the benefit of the doubt."

Gene Tierney
(11/19/1920 – 11/06/1991)
US actor (was married to Oleg Cassini; same dates as Billy Sunday)
"Data is what distinguishes the dilettante from the artist."

George V. Higgins
(11/13/1939 – 11/06/1999)
US writer (died near his birthday)