Alfred Nobel 諾貝爾 1833年10月21日

  • 知足「Contentment is the only real wealth.」
  • 公平「 Justice is to be found only in the imagination.」
  • 操煩「Worry is the stomach's worst poison.」
  • 謊言「Lying is the greatest of all sins」
  • 武器「For my part, I wish all guns with their belongings and everything could be sent to hell, which is the proper place for their exhibition and use.」
  • 點子「If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.」
  • 平等「It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.」

Ursula K. LeGuin 娥蘇拉.勒瑰恩 1929年10月21日

《Tombs of Atuan 地海古墓 》1972年紐伯瑞銀牌獎



此外,重要科幻作品《黑暗的左手》(Left Hand of Darkness)與《無依》(Dispossessed),均為美國兩大科幻獎『雨果獎』與『星雲獎』雙料得主 ...」

Janet Ahlberg 1944年10月21日

1994年50歲的 Janet 因為癌症病逝,在紀念她的書封上寫著:
Janet Ahlberg was most widely known as an illustrator of children's books, but there was more to her than that, as you will see - not hear, though,which is a pity. She has a lovely laugh and did excellent chicken expressions, clucks, wings and all. ~ 《Janet's Last Book》

她和 Allan Ahlberg 共同創作了37本書和一個活生生的嬰兒 (Jessica).