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Nicolas Sarkozy

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Author Profession: French politician who served as the President of France
Born: 1955-01-28
Died: —

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Nicolas Sarkozy

I fought for the values of responsibility, and I'm not a man who does not accept his responsibilities.
Elijah Wood

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1981-01-28
Died: —

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Elijah Wood

I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
Alan Alda

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1936-01-28
Died: —

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Alan Alda

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.
John Galliano

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Author Profession: British Designer
Born: 1960-01-28
Died: —

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John Galliano

Women are women, and hurray for that.
Alexander Mackenzie

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Author Profession: Canadian Statesman
Born: 1822-01-28
Died: 1892-04-17

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Alexander Mackenzie

Logic, sometimes has very little to do with political action.
Anthony Hamilton

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1971-01-28
Died: —

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Anthony Hamilton

Being a barber is about taking care of the people.
Camila Alves

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Author Profession: Brazilian Model
Born: 1983-01-28
Died: —

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Camila Alves

Im definitely a vintage collector. I have a wardrobe of core basics that I like to spice up with different colors, new accessories, and I love to try on new things to invite something different. I find, with every new stage of my life, my self-image shifts with new duties and responsibilities, and so does my fashion style.
Carrie Vaughn

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1973-01-28
Died: —

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Carrie Vaughn

All writing and publishing is very difficult, regardless of genre. There are going to be obstacles no matter what.
Claes Oldenburg

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Author Profession: Swedish Sculptor
Born: 1929-01-28
Died: —

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Claes Oldenburg

My single-minded aim is to give existence to fantasy.
Frank Darabont

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Author Profession: US Director
Born: 1959-01-28
Died: —

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Frank Darabont

The human race is fundamentally insane. If you put two of us into a room together, were soon gonna start figuring out good reasons to kill one another.
Ismail Kadare

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Author Profession: Albanian Novelist
Born: 1936-01-28
Died: —

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Ismail Kadare

Dictatorship and authentic literature are incompatible... The writer is the natural enemy of dictatorship.
Joey Fatone

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1977-01-28
Died: —

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Joey Fatone

If you combine good flavors, food turns into an orchestra.
Linda Sanchez

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1969-01-28
Died: —

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Linda Sanchez

For too long, our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a rite of passage and by asking students to simply get over it. Those attitudes need to change. Every day, students are bullied into silence and are afraid to speak up. Lets break this silence and end school bullying.
Rosemary Mahoney

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1961-01-28
Died: —

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Rosemary Mahoney

I fear that my mind would starve and that I might find myself in danger if I had no visual information, that its chiefly the light, the shapes, the spaces, the colors that I see that compel me to keep moving forward in life and that keep me safe.
Colette

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction
Born: 1873-01-28
Died: 1954-08-03

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Colette

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. Colette
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

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Author Profession: French writer
Born: 1873-01-28
Died: 1954-08-03

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Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they survive, they come to the surface again. And they develop a routine of the abyss: 'It's four o clock. At five I have my abyss'...
Artur Rubenstein

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Author Profession: Polish-Israeli-US pianist
Born: 1887-01-28
Died: 1982-12-20

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Artur Rubenstein

When I was young, I used to have successes with women because I was young. Now I have successes with women because I am old. Middle age was the hardest part.
Jackson Pollock

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Author Profession: US painter
Born: 1912-01-28
Died: 1956-08-11

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Jackson Pollock

Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you.
Susan Sontag

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1933-01-28
Died: 2004-12-28

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Susan Sontag

The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions.
Mikhail Baryshnikov

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Author Profession: Latvian-US dancer
Born: 1948-01-28
Died: —

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Mikhail Baryshnikov

No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business.