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"The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry, is like the potatothe best part under ground."
Sir Thomas Overbury
"A fool and his money are soon married."
"There is one thing certain, namely, that we can have nothing certain; therefore it is not certain that we can have nothing certain."
"I can't believe how blessed I am! I'm married to the most wonderful man, Gene Raymond, whom I'm deeply in love with, and, my career is right where I want it to be. I can live like this forever!"
, in 1943
"One of the soundest rules to remember when making forecasts in the field of economics is that whatever is to happen is happening already."
"And really the purpose of artfor me, fictionis to alert, to indicate to stop, to say: Make certain that when you rush through you will not miss the moment which you might have had, or might still have."
"In the carriages of the past you can't go anywhere."
"Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language."
"When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed."
US baseball player
"No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough."
US writer, critic
"Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'"
Sir Paul McCartney
(Beatles; was married to Linda Eastman)
"When I see myself on film, I find it kind of disturbing. She is so much in me. It's a genetic thing."
, on her mom Ingrid Bergman
"I don't put together cars, I put together people. It makes me happy to construct these people, to build another world. I feel happy and free and very consumed."
"A collection of short stories is generally thought to be a horrendous clinker; an enforced courtesy for the elderly writer who wants to display the trophies of his youth, along with his trout flies."
"If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; you get accused of things you never did and praised for virtues you never had."
I. F. Stone
"Dolly Parton reminds me of two big ice cream cones and a whole lot of cotton candy. I'll bet most of her fans are either hillbillies or diabetics."
(was married to Liza Minnelli)