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Alexander Hamilton

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1755-01-11
Died: 1804-07-12

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Alexander Hamilton

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Devin Ratray

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1977-01-11
Died: —

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Devin Ratray

Going to film school taught me how much I already knew, and that the best way to learn about film is being on the set with professionals.
Diana Gabaldon

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1952-01-11
Died: —

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Diana Gabaldon

What underlies great science is what underlies great art, whether it is visual or written, and that is the ability to distinguish patterns out of chaos.
Rod Taylor

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Author Profession: Australian Actor
Born: 1930-01-11
Died: 2015-01-07

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Rod Taylor

I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.
William James

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Author Profession: US Philosopher
Born: 1842-01-11
Died: 1910-08-26

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William James

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Jasper Fforde

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Author Profession: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction edit data
Born: 1961-01-11
Died: —

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Jasper Fforde

If the real world were a book, it would never find a publisher. Overlong, detailed to the point of distraction-and ultimately, without a major resolution. Jasper Fforde, Something Rotten