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Alvin Ailey

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Author Profession: US Dancer
Born: 1931-01-05
Died: 1989-12-01

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Alvin Ailey

Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when theres no reason to.
Carrie Ann Inaba

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Author Profession: US Dancer
Born: 1968-01-05
Died: —

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Carrie Ann Inaba

One of the best gifts you can give to an animal is a donation of a blanket to your local animal shelter during the winter months.
Deepika Padukone

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Author Profession: Indian Actress
Born: 1986-01-05
Died: —

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Deepika Padukone

I am not very comfortable about dancing at weddings and New Year parties. Maybe its because of the way I have been brought up, I wouldnt want my family to feel that cringe moment. Dance is an art for me.
Dennis Gabor

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Author Profession: Hungarian Scientist
Born: 1900-01-05
Died: 1979-02-09

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Dennis Gabor

The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.
Konrad Adenauer

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Author Profession: German Statesman
Born: 1876-01-05
Died: 1967-04-19

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Konrad Adenauer

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
Michael O'Donoghue

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1940-01-05
Died: 1994-11-08

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Michael O'Donoghue

Insects are my secret fear. Thats what terrifies me more than anything - insects.
Oscar Isaac

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Author Profession: Guatemalan Actor
Born: 1980-01-05
Died: —

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Oscar Isaac

Ive never been much of a guitarist. I mean, Ive played forever, but I was always more of a rhythm kind of guy. I dont read music.
Paramahansa Yogananda

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Author Profession: Indian Leader
Born: 1893-01-05
Died: 1952-03-07

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Paramahansa Yogananda

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Phil Ramone

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Author Profession: South African Musician
Born: 1934-01-05
Died: 2013-03-30

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Phil Ramone

Rudeness is something I just cant tolerate.
Suzy Amis

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1962-01-05
Died: —

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Suzy Amis

Heading to Paris when I was 17 and modelling exposed me to high fashion, which influenced me to dress on-trend - not extravagantly, but always in fashion.
Ted Lange

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1947-01-05
Died: —

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Ted Lange

One of the things were taught as actors is restraint - dont jump off the cliff.
Umberto Eco

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Author Profession: Italian Novelist
Born: 1932-01-05
Died: —

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Umberto Eco

To read a paper book is another experience: you can do it on a ship, on the branch of a tree, on your bed, even if there is a blackout.
Yves Tanguy

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Author Profession: French Artist
Born: 1900-01-05
Died: 1955-01-15

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Yves Tanguy

Very much alone in my work, I am almost jealous of it.
Umberto Eco

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Childrens Books, Philosophy
Born: 1932-01-05
Died: —

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Umberto Eco

We live for books. Umberto Eco