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Elvis Presley
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1935-01-08
Died: 1977-08-16

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Elvis Presley

When things go wrong, don't go with them.
Stephen Hawking
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Author Profession: English Physicist
Born: 1942-01-08
Died: —

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Stephen Hawking

One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.
Boris Vallejo
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Author Profession: Peruvian Artist
Born: 1941-01-08
Died: —

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Boris Vallejo

There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration.
Storm Jameson
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Author Profession: English Writer
Born: 1891-01-08
Died: 1986-09-30

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Storm Jameson

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Baltasar Gracian
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Author Profession: Spanish philosopher
Born: 1601-01-08
Died: 1658-12-06

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Baltasar Gracian

Always leave something to wish for, otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
Jose Ferrer
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Author Profession: Puerto Rican actor
Born: 1909-01-08
Died: 1992-01-26

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Jose Ferrer

I am more important than my problems.
Soupy Sales
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1926-01-08
Died: 2009-10-22

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Soupy Sales

Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you.
Dame Shirley Bassey
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Author Profession: Welsh singer
Born: 1937-01-08
Died: —

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Dame Shirley Bassey

No wedding bells for me anymore. I've been happily married to my profession for years.
Graham Chapman
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Author Profession: English comic, actor
Born: 1941-01-08
Died: 1989-10-04

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Graham Chapman

We don't deliberately set out to offend. Unless we feel it's justified. And in the case of certain well-known religions, it was justified.
David Bowie
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Author Profession: English singer, songwriter
Born: 1947-01-08
Died: —

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David Bowie

I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if he realized to many people he is not a sex symbol, but a mother image.
Alfred Russel Wallace
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Author Profession: British Scientist
Born: 1823-01-08
Died: 1913-11-07

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Alfred Russel Wallace

In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found.
Bob Taft
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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1942-01-08
Died: —

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Bob Taft

Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery, we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.
Dave Eggers
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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1970-01-08
Died: —

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Dave Eggers

I am a bike enthusiast, theres a certain amount of romance to bikes. Theyre both beautiful and utilitarian.
Emily Greene Balch
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Author Profession: US Educator
Born: 1867-01-08
Died: 1961-01-09

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Emily Greene Balch

These wars appear also to have given its death blow to colonialism and to imperialism in its colonial form, under which weaker peoples were treated as possessions to be economically exploited. At least we hope that such colonialism is on the way out.
Genevieve Padalecki
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1981-01-08
Died: —

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Genevieve Padalecki

I love the possibility that anything can happen in any moment with acting. That you have the opportunity to experience lives and adventures that you may not have otherwise.
Kevin Yoder
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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1976-01-08
Died: —

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Kevin Yoder

When youre in elected office, you always have to operate under the assumption that youre in a dog fight for re-election. Its when you dont prepare for a tough battle, when youre caught flat-footed, that youre vulnerable.
Lewis H. Lapham
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Author Profession: US Editor
Born: 1935-01-08
Died: —

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Lewis H. Lapham

Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character, it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
Peter Arno
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Author Profession: US Cartoonist
Born: 1904-01-08
Died: 1968-02-22

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Peter Arno

I consider your conduct unethical and lousy.
Robert Sylvester Kelly

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Author Profession: US American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.
Born: 1967-01-08
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Robert Sylvester Kelly

If you're gonna tell your life story, you gotta be honest, or don't do it.
Rachel Emily Nichols

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Author Profession: US actress and model.
Born: 1980-01-08
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Rachel Emily Nichols

Hockey seems completely lawless and, therefore, inexplicably sexy.
Kim Jong-un

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Author Profession: Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly referred to as North Korea.
Born: 1984-01-08
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Kim Jong-un

Past records of inter-Korean relations show that confrontation between fellow countrymen leads to nothing but war.