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Matthew Prior "They never taste who always drink;
They always talk, who never think."

Matthew Prior
(07/21/1664 – 09/18/1721)
English writer
Robbie Burns, aye "Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame."

Robert Burns
(01/25/1759 – 07/21/1796)
Scottish poet
Ernest Hemingway "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."

Ernest Hemingway
(07/21/1899 – 07/02/1961)
US writer (grandfather of Margaux and Mariel Hemingway)
Robert Green Ingersoll "A college is a place where pebbles are polished and diamonds dimmed."

Robert G. Ingersoll
(08/11/1833 – 07/21/1899)
US writer
Marshall McLuhan "Those who make a distinction between education and entertainment don't know the first thing about either."

Marshall McLuhan
(07/21/1911 – 12/31/1980)
Canadian writer, social critic
Isaac Stern "There are more bad musicians than there is bad music."

Isaac Stern
(07/21/1920 – 09/22/2001)
Russian-US musician (a good one)
Alice Ellen Terry "Imagination! Imagination! I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities I thought necessary for success upon the stage."

Ellen Terry
(02/27/1847 – 07/21/1928)
English actor
Jonathan Miller "In fact, I'm not really a Jew. Just Jew-ish. Not the whole hog, you know."

Jonathan Miller
(07/21/1934 – )
English comic (Beyond the Fringe)
Wendy Cope "The phone rings and I curse.
Literary editor.
Seasonal verse."

Wendy Cope
(07/21/1945 – )
English writer
David Llewelyn Wark Griffith "Everything went downhill after Lillian [Gish] left me."

D. W. Griffith
(01/22/1875 – 07/21/1948)
US director
Robin Williams "You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

Robin Williams
(07/21/1952 – )
US comic, actor
Jon Lovitz "I heard you call me immature earlier. Well, you're just a big poop-head."

Jon Lovitz
(07/21/1957 – )
US comic actor (SNL)
George Macaulay Trevelyan "If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me!"

G. M. Trevelyan
(02/16/1876 – 07/21/1962)
English historian
"Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine."

David Ogilvy
(06/23/1911 – 07/21/1999)
English chef, salesman, research poll assistant, secret service agent, gentleman farmer, and advertising guru
"I think, first, that there's too much music in films today."

Jerry Goldsmith
(02/10/1929 – 07/21/2004)
US composer