January 26 Birthdays

Paul Newman
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1925-01-26
Died: 2008-09-26

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A man with no enemies is a man with no character.
Ellen DeGeneres
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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1958-01-26
Died: —

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Ellen DeGeneres

Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer.
Angela Davis
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Author Profession: US activist
Born: 1944-01-26
Died: —

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Angela Davis

Radical simply means grasping things at the root.
Morita Akio

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Author Profession: Japanese businessman and co-founder of Sony along with Masaru Ibuka.
Born: 1921-01-26
Died: 1999-10-03

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More people are interested in trying to shuffle paper assets around than building lasting assets by producing real goods.
Jose Mourinho

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Author Profession: Portuguese professional football manager and former football player. He is the manager of Premier League club Manchester United.
Born: 1963-01-26
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Jose Mourinho

I hate to speak about individuals. Players don't win you trophies, teams win trophies, squads win trophies.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
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Author Profession: Danish Statesman
Born: 1953-01-26
Died: —

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Nato allies have been looking at various missile-defence options for some time. Nato itself is developing protections for our deployed troops.
Douglas MacArthur
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Author Profession: US Soldier
Born: 1880-01-26
Died: 1964-04-05

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Douglas MacArthur

Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.
Anita Baker
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1958-01-26
Died: —

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Anita Baker

Completeness? Happiness? These words dont come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.
Bryan Callen
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1967-01-26
Died: —

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Bryan Callen

Compare sending someone a text message and getting a love letter delivered by carrier pigeon. No contest.
Colin O'Donoghue
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Author Profession: Irish Actor
Born: 1981-01-26
Died: —

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Colin O'Donoghue

I was always kind of serious. Its nice to be able to play a complete bad boy whos the polar opposite to who I am.
Daryn Kagan
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Author Profession: US Entertainer
Born: 1963-01-26
Died: —

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Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
Eddie Van Halen
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Author Profession: Dutch Musician
Born: 1955-01-26
Died: —

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A guitar is a very personal extension of the person playing it. You have to be emotionally and spiritually connected to your instrument. Im very brutal on my instruments, but not all the time.
Edward Sapir
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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1884-01-26
Died: 1939-02-04

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Edward Sapir

Impatience translates itself into a desire to have something immediate done about it all, and, as is generally the case with impatience, resolves itself in the easiest way that lies ready to hand.
Jack Youngblood
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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1950-01-26
Died: —

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Jack Youngblood

You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles dont matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, youll find a way to get it done.
Jules Feiffer
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Author Profession: US Cartoonist
Born: 1929-01-26
Died: —

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Jules Feiffer

Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence.
Manti Te'o
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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1991-01-26
Died: —

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Manti Te'o

Things happen. And good things happen, and bad things happen. And Im a person - Im a believer that everything happens for a reason.
Novala Takemoto
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Author Profession: Japanese Author
Born: 1968-01-26
Died: —

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Novala Takemoto

There are so many awful things in this world, but I wanted readers to share with me the small, beautiful, enjoyable things. Things like cute clothes, beautiful art and pretty flowers, items that are overflowing with beauty. If you just become obsessed with your own problems, you miss these things. When you discover them, you become happy.
Ravi Teja
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Author Profession: Indian Actor
Born: 1968-01-26
Died: —

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Ravi Teja

Ive struggled a lot to get where I am. I initially got rejected by every producer. But no complaints. I enjoyed each and every moment of the struggle. My first break came in 1997 from Krishna Vamsi and then Puri Jagannadh, who is my closest friend. I owe everything I am to him. Our careers have evolved simultaneously.
Robert Cailliau
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Author Profession: Belgian Scientist
Born: 1947-01-26
Died: —

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Robert Cailliau

There was a time when the community that was on the Net was homogenous and civilized. Now its not. Were in the middle of chaos. It may calm down. But the alternative is that theres a total meltdown of the system and that it becomes unusable. That would be a catastrophe.
Roger Vadim
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Author Profession: French Journalist
Born: 1928-01-26
Died: 2000-02-11

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Roger Vadim

Were playing strip billiards.
Philip Jose Farmer
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Author Profession: Science Fiction & Fantasy edit data Philip Jose Farmer was an American author, principally known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories.
Born: 1918-01-26
Died: 2009-02-25

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Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got. Philip Jose Farmer
Gene Siskel
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Author Profession: US critic
Born: 1946-01-26
Died: 1999-01-20

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Gene Siskel

I would rather turn my head and cough than see any part of 'Patch Adams' again.
Eddie Van Halen
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Author Profession: Dutch guitarist (Van Halen)
Born: 1955-01-26
Died: —

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Eddie Van Halen

There was a lot of cocaine on the consoleand it wasn't necessarily the band's. That was a problem. And we weren't allowed any input on the mix.
Wayne Gretzky
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Author Profession: Canadian hockey great
Born: 1961-01-26
Died: —

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Wayne Gretzky

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.