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"The rose that all are praising
is not the rose for me."

T. H. Bayly
(10/13/1797 – 04/22/1839)
English writer
"Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not."

Elias Root Beadle
(10/13/1812 – 01/06/1879)
US minister
Austin Phelps "Are you living for the things you are praying for?"

Austin Phelps
(01/07/1820 – 10/13/1890)
US educator, clergy
"In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations—it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir."

J. Stuart Keate
(10/13/1913 – 03/01/1987)
Canadian journalist
Cornel Wilde "Acting is not just 'another day, another dollar.' If I hate a script or think it's foolish or in bad taste, I'm miserable."

Cornel Wilde
(10/13/1915 – 10/16/1989)
US actor (died near his birthday)
"I was only nineteen but even then I knew there could never be anyone else. I didn't consider myself 'good enough' for her. She made me want to be somebody. We were happy. Or at least I thought we were."

Robert Walker
(10/13/1918 – 08/28/1951)
US actor , on ex-wife Jennifer Jones
Leonard Alfred Schneider "Every day, people are straying away from the Church and going back to God."

Lenny Bruce
(10/13/1925 – 08/03/1966)
US comic
Margaret Thatcher "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."

Margaret Thatcher
(10/13/1925 – )
British Prime Minister (49) (see all British PMs)
Paul Simon "The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains."

Paul Simon
(10/13/1941 – )
US singer songwriter (was married to Carrie Fisher; also see Art Garfunkel)
Sammy Hagar "If they called me up, I would puke."

Sammy Hagar
(10/13/1947 – )
US singer (Montrose, Van Halen) , on Van Halen
Jim Samuels
"The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everyone and still nobody likes him."

Jim Samuels
(10/13/1948 – 07/06/1990)
US comic (Photo by Pat Johnson)
Beverly Johnson "My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'"

Beverly Johnson
(10/13/1951 – )
US supermodel
Marie Osmond "If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now."

Marie Osmond
(10/13/1959 – )
US singer (sister of Donny Osmond)
Jerry Rice "I feel like I'm the best, but you're not going to get me to say that."

Jerry Rice
(10/13/1962 – )
US football great
Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck "My favorite American lesbian."

Clifton Webb
(11/19/1891 – 10/13/1966)
US actor , on Barbara Stanwyck
Ed Sullivan "Tell me, Connie, is your mother still dead?"

Ed Sullivan
(09/28/1902 – 10/13/1974)
US TV host , to Connie Francis