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"All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown."

William Harvey
(04/01/1578 – 06/03/1657)
English physician
Sydney Smith "There are three sexes—men, women, and clergymen."

Sydney Smith
(06/03/1771 – 02/22/1845)
English clergyman
Richard Cobden "For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap."

Richard Cobden
(06/03/1804 – 04/02/1865)
English politician
Jefferson Davis "Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty."

Jefferson Davis
(06/03/1808 – 12/06/1889)
US (CS) President (see all US Presidents)
King George V "His Majesty does not know what the band has just played, but it is never to be played again."

King George V
(06/03/1865 – 01/20/1936)
British monarch , on Richard Strauss' "Elektra"
Chateau and Horses, Raoul Dufy "The subject itself is of no account; what matters is the way it is presented."

Raoul Dufy
(06/03/1877 – 03/23/1953)
French artist
Josephine Baker "I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have any clothes on."

Josephine Baker
(06/03/1906 – 04/12/1975)
US entertainer
Marion Pauline Levy "He who accepts the unaltered philosophy of another is as ludicrous as he who dons his neighbor's hat, and infinitely more ridiculous."

Paulette Goddard
(06/03/1911 – 04/23/1990)
US actor
Willis Marie Van Schaak "Sex is currency. What's the use of being beautiful if you can't profit from it?"

Lili St. Cyr
(06/03/1918 – 01/29/1999)
US actor
Franz Kafka "In the fight between you and the world, back the world."

Franz Kafka
(07/03/1883 – 06/03/1924)
Czech writer
Bernard Schwarz "It's like kissing Hitler."

Tony Curtis
(06/03/1925 – 09/29/2010)
Italian-US actor (father of Jamie Lee Curtis, with Janet Leigh) , on kissing Marilyn Monroe
Irwin Allen Ginsberg "Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine,
Jiggling yr knees blankeyed in the rain,
When it snows in yr nose you catch cold in yr brain."

Allen Ginsberg
(06/03/1926 – 04/05/1997)
US writer
"A Druid in training must be a bard before he is a priest, for music is one of the keys to the laws of the universe."

Marion Zimmer Bradley
(06/03/1930 – 09/25/1999)
US writer
Larry McMurtry "No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start."

Larry McMurtry
(06/03/1936 – )
US writer
Curtis Mayfield "Maybe the words that I say
is just another way to pray."

Curtis Mayfield
(06/03/1942 – 12/26/1999)
US singer
Ian Hunter "When I heard him, I thought, if he can do that and get away with it, I can do it too."

Ian Hunter
(06/03/1946 – )
English singer/songwriter (Mott the Hoople) , on Sonny Bono
Suzi Quatro "In Japan, they named a sake after me."

Suzi Quatro
(06/03/1950 – )
US singer, bassist
Barry Beck "We have only one person to blame, and that's each other."

Barry Beck
(06/03/1957 – )
Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers) , on who started a brawl during Stanley Cup playoffs
"It often happens that I wake at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the pope!"

Pope John XXIII
(11/25/1881 – 06/03/1963)
Italian Pope
"The erogenous zone is always shifting, and it is the business of fashion to pursue it, without ever catching it up."

James Laver
(03/14/1899 – 06/03/1975)
English fashion designer, critic
"If one permits an infidel to continue in his role as a corrupter of the earth, his moral suffering will be all the worse. If one kills the infidel, and this stops him from perpetrating his misdeeds, his death will be a blessing to him."

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
(05/17/1900 – 06/03/1989)
Irani religious leader
"The British tourist is always happy abroad as long as the natives are waiters."

Robert Morley
(05/26/1908 – 06/03/1992)
English actor
Michael Billington "For those who missed it the first time, this is your golden opportunity; you can miss it again."

Michael Billington
(12/24/1941 – 06/03/2005)
English actor
John Arthur Carradine "There's an alternative. There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a different way."

David Carradine
(12/08/1936 – 06/03/2009)
US actor (son of John Carradine; brother of Keith Carradine)