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David Garrick "The boughs that bear most hang lowest."

David Garrick
(02/19/1717 – 01/20/1779)
English actor, writer
Nathan Birnbaum "Critics are eunuchs at a gang bang."

George Burns
(01/20/1896 – 03/09/1996)
US comic, actor
John Ruskin "There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper."

John Ruskin
(02/08/1819 – 01/20/1900)
English critic
Federico Fellini "All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography."

Federico Fellini
(01/20/1920 – 10/31/1993)
Italian filmmaker
Patsy Louise Neal "When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks."

Patricia Neal
(01/20/1926 – )
US actor
King George V "Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance."

King George V
(06/03/1865 – 01/20/1936)
British monarch
Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren "Stealing things is a glorious occupation, particularly in the art world."

Malcolm McLaren
(01/20/1947 – 04/08/2010)
English entrepreneur
"Technology is Darwinian. It spreads. It evolves. It adapts. The most dangerous wipes out the less fit."

Nancy Kress
(01/20/1948 – )
US writer
Bill Maher "Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end, and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool."

Bill Maher
(01/20/1956 – )
US comic
John Robinson Jeffers "The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth."

Robinson Jeffers
(01/10/1887 – 01/20/1962)
US writer
Rainn Wilson "I've actually rented Björk's swan dress. I know that's kind of recycling, but I saw An Inconvenient Truth."

Rainn Wilson
(01/20/1966 – )
US actor , on what he's wearing to the Emmys, 2009
Brian Ray Ulrich "I'm disappointed in acting as a craft. I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake noses and changing your voice. It's become so much about personality."

Skeet Ulrich
(01/20/1970 – )
US actor
Beatrice Lillie "Never darken my Dior again!"

Beatrice Lillie
(05/29/1898 – 01/20/1989)
Canadian actor , to a waiter who spilled soup on her dress
Barbara Stanwyck "Her body has gone to her head"

Barbara Stanwyck
(07/16/1907 – 01/20/1990)
US actor , on Marilyn Monroe
Audrey Hepburn "I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine."

Audrey Hepburn
(05/04/1929 – 01/20/1993)
Belgium-born actor
Gene Siskel "I always ask myself, 'Is the movie that I am watching as interesting as a documentary of the same actors having lunch together?'"

Gene Siskel
(01/26/1946 – 01/20/1999)
US critic (died near his birthday)