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"To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another."

G. Wilhelm Liebniz
(07/01/1646 – 11/14/1716)
German philosopher
"Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out."

Jean Paul Richter
(03/21/1763 – 11/14/1825)
German writer
Georg William Friedrich Hegel "Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature."

Georg William Friedrich Hegel
(08/27/1770 – 11/14/1831)
German philosopher
Claude Monet "I would advise young artists . . . to paint as they can, as long as they can, without being afraid of painting badly . . . . If their painting doesn't improve by itself, it means that nothing can be done—and I wouldn't do anything!"

Claude Monet
(11/14/1840 – 12/05/1926)
French painter (Manet is here)
"Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession."

Charles J. C. Lyall
(11/14/1797 – 02/22/1875)
US accountant
"Most things, except agriculture, can wait."

Jawaharlal Nehru
(11/14/1889 – 05/27/1964)
Indian leader (father of Indira Gandhi)
"If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong."

Aaron Copland
(11/14/1900 – 12/02/1990)
US composer
"Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist so long as she manages to also be a good wife, mother, good-looking, good-tempered, well-dressed, well-groomed and unaggressive."

Marya Mannes
(11/14/1904 – 09/13/1990)
US writer
Richard Ewing Powell "The best thing about switching from being an actor to being a director is that you don't have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore."

Dick Powell
(11/14/1904 – 01/02/1963)
US actor (was married to Joan Blondell, June Allyson)
Louise Brooks "A swaggering, tough little slut."

Louise Brooks
(11/14/1906 – 08/08/1985)
US actor , on Shirley Temple
Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson "You know that the Germans are insane. For example, they have named about 70 schools after me."

Astrid Lindgren
(11/14/1907 – 01/28/2002)
Swedish writer (Pippi Longstocking)
"McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled."

Joseph McCarthy
(11/14/1908 – 05/02/1957)
US Senator and Commie Hunter
Booker T. Washington "We shall prosper as we learn to do the common things of life in an uncommon way. Let down your buckets where you are."

Booker T. Washington
(04/05/1856 – 11/14/1915)
US writer
Brian Keith "In other words...you can't be a misogynist and expect women to appreciate you. "

Brian Keith
(11/14/1921 – 06/24/1997)
US actor
Constance Ockleman "I wasn't a sex symbol. I was a sex zombie."

Veronica Lake
(11/14/1922 – 07/07/1973)
US actor
"Nutrition makes me puke."

Jimmy Piersall
(11/14/1929 – )
US baseball player
Patrick James O'Rourke "Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."

P. J. O'Rourke
(11/14/1947 – )
US writer
"The monarchy is the oldest profession in the world."

Prince Charles of Windsor
(11/14/1948 – )
Welsh royalty (was married to Diana)
Stephen Bishop "I'm So Miserable Without You, It's Almost Like Having You Here."

Stephen Bishop
(11/14/1951 – )
US singer, songwriter , song title
"The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces."

Maureen Murphy
(11/14/1952 – )
US representative (IL)
"He's a great singer—but he's not the most masculine guy, is he?"

Alexander O’Neal
(11/14/1953 – )
US singer , on Michael Jackson
Robert Emmet Sherwood "To be able to write a play, a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool."

Robert E. Sherwood
(04/04/1896 – 11/14/1955)
US playwright
Daniel Bernard Sweeney "I thought I might meet some girls, to tell you the truth."

D. B. Sweeney
(11/14/1961 – )
US actor , on why he got into acting
Malcolm Muggeridge "An orgy looks particularly alluring seen through the mists of righteous indignation."

Malcolm Muggeridge
(03/24/1903 – 11/14/1990)
English writer