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June 29 Notable Births, with Quotes

Published by: Carolyn Brooks Fleming on Jun 28, 2022.

Explore memorable and revealing quotes from public figures, past and present, who were born on June 29.

Dan Dierdorf, football player and sportscaster (June 29, 1949–present)

“I've made more money and bettered myself every since I was 21 years old. If my life were a graph, it would be one continuous line at a 45-degree angle, pointing up.” —Dan Dierdorf
SI Staff. “Monday Man.” Vault, September 9, 1987, https://vault.si.com/vault/1987/09/09/monday-man-dan-dierdorf-hopes-that-unlike-some-other-old-pros-hell-survive-on-monday-night-football.

“When everything is going well, you're not aware of other people's problems. You don't have the time. Then when something happens to you, all of a sudden you find out that virtually everyone you know has a problem, sometimes a worse one than yours, and you have been blind to it.” —Dan Dierdorf
SI Staff. “Monday Man.” Vault, September 9, 1987, https://vault.si.com/vault/1987/09/09/monday-man-dan-dierdorf-hopes-that-unlike-some-other-old-pros-hell-survive-on-monday-night-football.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, writer (June 29, 1900–July 31, 1944)

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly: what is essential is invisible to the eye.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de. “The Little Prince.” Harcourt, Inc., New York, 1941.

“All grown-ups were children first. (But few of them remember it.)” —Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de. “The Little Prince.” Harcourt, Inc., New York, 1941.

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