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Rowan Atkinson
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Author Profession: English Comedian
Born: 1956-01-06
Died: —

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As hatred is defined as intense dislike, what is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion, if the activities or teachings of that religion are so outrageous, irrational or abusive of human rights that they deserve to be intensely disliked?
Adriano Celentano

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Author Profession: Italian singer, composer, producer, comedian, actor, film director and TV host.
Born: 1938-01-06
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Adriano Celentano

If we help those who need it there will be love everywhere.
Jeanne d'Arc

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Author Profession: Nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans" considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint.
Born: 1412-01-06
Died: 1431-05-30

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Jeanne d'Arc

One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
Bohdan Khmelnytsky

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Author Profession: Hetman of the Zaporozhian Host of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (now part of Ukraine).
Born: 1596-01-06
Died: 1657-08-06

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Bohdan Khmelnytsky

He led an uprising against the Commonwealth and its magnates (1648-1654) which resulted in the creation of a state led by the Cossacks of Ukraine. In 1654, he concluded the Treaty of Pereyaslav with the Tsardom of Russia.
Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier

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Author Profession: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier were the inventors of the Montgolfiere-style hot air balloon, globe aerostatique.
Born: 1745-01-06
Died: 1779-08-02

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Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier

The brothers succeeded in launching the first piloted ascent, carrying Etienne into the sky.
Capucine

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Author Profession: French fashion model and actress known for her comedic roles in The Pink Panther (1963) and What's New Pussycat? (1965).
Born: 1928-01-06
Died: 1990-03-17

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Capucine

I used to think I needed a man to define myself. Not any more.
Carl Sandburg
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Author Profession: US Poet
Born: 1878-01-06
Died: 1967-07-22

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Carl Sandburg

Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.
Courtney Eaton

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Author Profession: Australian film actress and model.
Born: 1996-01-06
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Courtney Eaton

Day-to-day, I don't wear make-up, my hair's not done, and I'm in ripped jeans and a Bonds tee. But doing red carpets is just part of work.
A. R. Rahman
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Author Profession: Indian Musician
Born: 1967-01-06
Died: —

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A. R. Rahman

Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
Charles Haley
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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1964-01-06
Died: —

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Charles Haley

I sacrificed for the Dallas Cowboys when most quit. I put in overtime to try to help young players.
Cristela Alonzo
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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1979-01-06
Died: —

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Cristela Alonzo

Two brothers and a sister, my niece, my nephew... were a very small group. Were very close, very tight-knit. We spend every holiday weekend together.
Joey Adams
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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1911-01-06
Died: 1999-12-02

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Joey Adams

Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
Loretta Young
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1913-01-06
Died: 2000-08-12

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Loretta Young

Love isnt something you find. Love is something that finds you.
Mark E. Hyman
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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1958-01-06
Died: —

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Mark E. Hyman

Michael Jordon may have been the best basketball player in history, but he couldnt have won six NBA titles without a team.
Samuel Alexander
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Author Profession: Australian Philosopher
Born: 1859-01-06
Died: 1938-09-13

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What is the meaning of the togetherness of the perceiving mind, in that peculiar modification of perceiving which makes it perceive not a star but a tree, and the tree itself, is a problem for philosophy.
Terry Venables
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Author Profession: English Athlete
Born: 1943-01-06
Died: —

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Terry Venables

If history is going to repeat itself I should think we can expect the same thing again.
Vic Tayback
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1930-01-06
Died: 1990-05-25

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Vic Tayback

I tell young actors to do anything that will sustain them.
Wendelin Van Draanen
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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1965-01-06
Died: —

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Wendelin Van Draanen

Dont even try to talk to me when Im watching the moon. Thats my moon, baby.
E.L. Doctorow
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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction
Born: 1931-01-06
Died: 2015-07-21

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E.L. Doctorow

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. E.L. Doctorow
Elizabeth Strout
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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories edit data
Born: 1956-01-06
Died: —

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Elizabeth Strout

I suspect the most we can hope for, and it's no small hope, is that we never give up, that we never stop giving ourselves permission to try to love and receive love. Elizabeth Strout, Abide with Me
Sam Rayburn
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Author Profession: US Rep (TX)
Born: 1882-01-06
Died: 1961-11-16

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Sam Rayburn

A damn independent boy, independent as a hog on ice.
Kahlil Gibran
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Author Profession: Lebanese philosopher poet
Born: 1883-01-06
Died: 1931-04-10

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Kahlil Gibran

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind, yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Danny Thomas
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1914-01-06
Died: 1991-02-06

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Danny Thomas

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Alan Watts
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Author Profession: English writer
Born: 1916-01-06
Died: 1973-11-16

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Alan Watts

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Earl Scruggs
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Author Profession: US bluegrass great
Born: 1924-01-06
Died: 2012-03-28

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Earl Scruggs

[The Japanese] are extremely good imitatorsand so polite they even copy the mistakes.