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"Do not arouse disdainful mind when you prepare a broth of wild grasses; do not arouse joyful mind when you prepare a fine cream soup."

Dogen
(01/19/1200 – 09/22/1253)
Japanese religious leader
Phillip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield "I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves."

Lord Chesterfield
(09/22/1694 – 03/24/1773)
English statesman
Michael Faraday "Why, sir, there is every possibility that you will soon be able to tax it!"

Michael Faraday
(09/22/1791 – 08/25/1867)
English scientist , to PM William Gladstone, on the usefulness of electricity
Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund "I won't go up in a plane, but if a play crashes, I'll jump into the next one that comes along and take it up for a spin."

Paul Muni
(09/22/1895 – 08/25/1967)
Austro-Hungarian actor , same birth and death dates as Faraday
Tommy Lasorda "If he raced his pregnant wife he'd finish third."

Tommy Lasorda
(09/22/1927 – )
US baseball coach , on catcher Mike Scioscia
Franklin Birkinshaw "Men are irrelevant."

Fay Weldon
(09/22/1931 – )
English writer
Nick Cave "I want to write songs that are so sad, the kind of sad where you take someone's little finger and break it in three places."

Nick Cave
(09/22/1957 – )
US musician (Bad Seeds)
"Yeats is becoming so aristocratic, he's evicting imaginary tenants."

Oliver St. John Gogarty
(08/17/1878 – 09/22/1957)
Irish writer
Joan Marie Larkin "During the 'whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa's' in 'Combination Of the Two,' I couldn't help but go to the mirror and pretend I was a wild woman like Janis, in a rock band."

Joan Jett
(09/22/1958 – )
US singer
Marion Cecelia Douras "Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering. Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble and that was the end of that."

Marion Davies
(01/03/1897 – 09/22/1961)
US actor (LTR with William Randolph Hearst)
"Brother Dave" Gardner "What will the preachers do when the Devil is saved?"

Dave Gardner
(06/11/1926 – 09/22/1983)
US comic
Israel Baline
"The world would not be in such a snarl,
had Marx been Groucho instead of Karl."

Irving Berlin
(05/11/1888 – 09/22/1989)
US composer , telegram on Groucho's 71st birthday (shown with Bing and the Andrews Sisters)
Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton "Glamour is just sex that got civilized."

Dorothy Lamour
(12/10/1914 – 09/22/1996)
US actor , just glamour without the 'g'
George Campbell Scott "The [Academy Awards] ceremonies are a two-hour meat parade, a public display with contrived suspense for economic reasons."

George C. Scott
(10/18/1927 – 09/22/1999)
US actor (was married to Colleen Dewhurst, Trish Van Devere; father with Dewhurst of Campbell Scott)
Isaac Stern "He taught me to teach myself, which is the greatest thing a teacher can do."

Isaac Stern
(07/21/1920 – 09/22/2001)
Russian-US musician , on his music teacher Naoum Blinder
Marcel Mangel "Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?"

Marcel Marceau
(03/22/1923 – 09/22/2007)
French mime
Eddie Fisher "It isn't the music that people remember most about me. It's the women."

Eddie Fisher
(08/10/1928 – 09/22/2010)
US actor , father (with Reynolds) of Carrie Fisher, was also married to Elizabeth Taylor, Connie Stevens, and two others