"There is a time for all things—except marriage, my dear."

Thomas Chatterton
(11/20/1752 – 08/24/1770)
English writer
Norman Mattoon Thomas "If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag, wash it."

Norman Thomas
(11/20/1884 – 12/19/1968)
US social reformer
Alastair Cooke "A professional is a person who can do his best at a time when he doesn't particularly feel like it."

Alistair Cooke
(11/20/1908 – 03/30/2004)
English cultural commentator
Lev Nikolgevich Tolstoy "Boredom: the desire for desires."

Leo Tolstoy
(09/09/1828 – 11/20/1910)
Russian writer
Evelyn Keyes "I always took up with the man of the moment—and there were many such moments."

Evelyn Keyes
(11/20/1916 – 07/04/2008)
US actor (was married to Charles Vidor, John Huston, and Artie Shaw; partner with Michael Todd)
"You drive for show, but putt for dough."

Bobby Locke
(11/20/1917 – 03/09/1987)
S. African golfer
Frances Elizabeth Kent "Get picked while you're fresh as dew. Bubble in Hunt's seven spices until you're bursting with flower. Sparkle and shine in a bright new bottle, until some smart hamburger teams up with you. Then people will never forget you. You'll be ketchup with the big tomato taste. Hunts."

Sister Corita Kent
(11/20/1918 – 09/18/1986)
US artist
Nadine Gordimer "Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is."

Nadine Gordimer
(11/20/1923 – 07/13/2014)
S. African writer
Robert Francis Kennedy "One-fifth of the people are against everything all of the time."

Robert F. Kennedy
(11/20/1925 – 06/06/1968)
US royalty (son of Rose and Joseph P., brother of John and Ted Kennedy)
"Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable."

Augustine Birrell
(01/19/1850 – 11/20/1933)
English politician, scholar
Raymond Walter Apple "Some of our best journalists take themselves even more seriously than the politicians they write about."

R. W. "Johnny" Apple
(11/20/1934 – 10/04/2006)
US journalist
Stephen Quincy or 'Eskew' Reeder, Jr. "I was in Dallas with my backup band and a beautician, and a white woman done fainted! She looked at me and said 'Lawdy', and down she went. I asked 'How come she fainted? I don't look that bad, do I?' and they said 'Esquerita, it's the first time they've seen anything like you.'" *

(11/20/1935 – 10/23/1986)
US singer
"Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom."

Don Delillo
(11/20/1936 – )
US writer
Duane Allman "Just rock on, and have you a good time."

Duane Allman
(11/20/1946 – 10/29/1971)
US musician (brother of Gregg Allman) , advice
Joe Walsh "The most terrifying thing that ever happened to me was that Keith Moon decided he liked me."

Joe Walsh
(11/20/1947 – )
US musician (James Gang, Eagles)
Mary Cathleen Collins "Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping."

Bo Derek
(11/20/1956 – )
US actor (was married to John Derek)
Mary Sean Young "It's a great little book."

Sean Young
(11/20/1959 – )
US actor , on the Bible
Allan Copelon "I was having trouble making ends meet, and my beginnings weren't meeting either."

Allan Sherman
(11/30/1924 – 11/20/1973)
US comic
Robert Altman "I fiddle in the corner where they throw the coins. Where I can get my work done."

Robert Altman
(02/20/1925 – 11/20/2006)
US film director