Saint Augustine "O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet."

Saint Augustine
(11/13/0354 – 08/28/0430)
Algerian religious person
Caroline Ponsonby "Mad, bad, and dangerous to know."

Lady Caroline Lamb
(11/13/1785 – 01/25/1828)
English writer ("Glenarvon") , on Lord Byron
(was married to William Lamb Melbourne; had a bit of a fling with Lord Byron)
Edwin Thomas Booth "An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow."

Edwin Booth
(11/13/1833 – 06/07/1893)
US actor
Robert Louis Stevenson "I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion."

Robert Louis Stevenson
(11/13/1850 – 12/03/1894)
Scottish writer
"Behind every argument is someone's ignorance."

Louis D. Brandeis
(11/13/1856 – 10/05/1941)
US Supreme Court justice
"Thou shalt not kill; but needst not strive
Officiously to keep alive."

Arthur Hugh Clough
(01/01/1819 – 11/13/1861)
English writer
(assistant to Florence Nightingale)
"A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you."

Bert Leston Taylor
(11/13/1866 – 03/19/1921)
US writer ("The East Window")
Gioacchino Rossini "Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour."

Gioacchino Rossini
(02/29/1792 – 11/13/1868)
Italian composer ("The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution")
Antonio Porchia "Would there be this eternal seeking if the found existed?"

Antonio Porchia
(11/13/1885 – 11/09/1968)
Italian writer
(died near his birthday)
"Summer set lip to earth's bosom bare
And left the flushed print in a poppy there."

Francis Thompson
(12/16/1859 – 11/13/1907)
English writer
"I've been around so long that all the statues in Symphony Hall were little boys when I started."

Harry Ellis Dickson
(11/13/1908 – 03/29/2003)
US conductor
Garry Marshall "Learn to work with people you wouldn't go to lunch with."

Garry Marshall
(11/13/1934 – 07/19/2016)
US actor
(brother of Penny Marshall)
Jean Seberg "I never knew until I came here that somebody could be really nice to you for years and really hate your guts. Happens all the time here."

Jean Seberg
(11/13/1938 – 08/30/1979)
US actor , on Hollywood
"She had rouged her cheeks to a color otherwise seen only on specially ordered Pontiac Firebirds, and in her ears she wore two feathered appliances resembling surfcasting jigs especially appetizing to striped bass."

George V. Higgins
(11/13/1939 – 11/06/1999)
US writer
(died near his birthday)
Bernard DeVoto "The best reason for putting anything down on paper is that one may then change it."

Bernard DeVoto
(01/11/1897 – 11/13/1955)
US historian ("Across the Wide Missouri")
Caryn Elaine Johnson "I want Carl Sagan to explain the sky to me."

Whoopi Goldberg
(11/13/1955 – )
US comic, actor
(relationship with Ted Danson)
"Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where a backbone ought to be."

Clementine Paddleford
(09/27/1898 – 11/13/1967)
US writer
Steve Zahn "My sister gave me a big bucket of Cool Whip. Isn't that awesome? For two weeks I basically watched Emergency! and ate cool whip with a spoon."

Steve Zahn
(11/13/1967 – )
US actor
Elsa Schiaparelli "A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness."

Elsa Schiaparelli
(09/10/1890 – 11/13/1973)
Italian-French designer
"When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a clock."

R. C. Sherriff
(06/06/1896 – 11/13/1975)
English writer (The Invisible Man)
Claude Russell Bridges "Apparently I was a Billboard top touring act of 1973, but nobody told me."

Leon Russell
(04/02/1942 – 11/13/2016)
US singer, songwriter, pianist ("A Song for You")