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Oprah Winfrey
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Author Profession: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction, Health, Mind & Body
Born: 1954-01-29
Died: —

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Oprah Winfrey

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey
William McKinley
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Author Profession: 25th President of the United States
Born: 1843-01-29
Died: 1901-09-14

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William McKinley

The more profoundly we study this wonderful book [the Bible], and the more closely we observe its divine precept, the better citizens we will become and the higher will be our destiny as a nation.
Romain Rolland
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Author Profession: French writer
Born: 1866-01-29
Died: 1944-12-30

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Romain Rolland

Be reverent before the dawning day. Do not think of what will be in a year, or in ten years. Think of to-day.
Germaine Greer
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Author Profession: Australian Activist
Born: 1939-01-29
Died: —

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Germaine Greer

A library is a place where you can lose your innocence without losing your virginity.
Heather Graham
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1970-01-29
Died: —

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Heather Graham

Whenever I meet people who seem really sweet and unassuming, I kind of wonder about them.
Thomas Paine
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Author Profession: English Writer
Born: 1737-01-29
Died: 1809-06-08

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Thomas Paine

These are the times that try men's souls.
W.C. Fields
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Author Profession: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor And Comedy, Mystery
Born: 1880-01-29
Died: 1946-12-25

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W.C. Fields

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
Abdus Salam
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Author Profession: Pakistani Scientist
Born: 1936-01-29
Died: 1996-11-21

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Abdus Salam

Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race or colour will determine who received of his generosity.
Anton Chekhov
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Author Profession: Russian writer
Born: 1860-01-29
Died: 1904-07-15

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Anton Chekhov

Perhaps man has a hundred senses, and when he dies only the five senses that we know perish with him, and the other ninety-five remain alive.
Adam Lambert
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1982-01-29
Died: —

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Adam Lambert

The kids that are different and out there and expressive and are bold with those choices, those are the people that grow up to be people we all want to hang out with, that become celebrities or become really successful in what they do because they believe in who they are.
Albert Gallatin
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Author Profession: Swiss Statesman
Born: 1761-01-29
Died: 1849-08-12

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Albert Gallatin

The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.
Barnett Newman
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Author Profession: US Artist
Born: 1905-01-29
Died: 1970-07-04

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Barnett Newman

Any art worthy of its name should address life, man, nature, death and tragedy.
Clare Balding
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Author Profession: British Journalist
Born: 1971-01-29
Died: —

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Clare Balding

People like to think of you as a certain person, or a certain type of person, and they do love to give you a label. We like luggage labels, and we like people labels.
David Agus
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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1965-01-29
Died: —

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David Agus

Im a big believer in whats called personalized medicine, which refers to customizing your health care to your specific needs based on your physiology, genetics, value system and unique conditions.
Derek Bailey
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Author Profession: English Musician
Born: 1932-01-29
Died: 2005-12-25

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Derek Bailey

Im not much into current electronic stuff, what I think of as lounge electronics, mumbling electronics.
Edward Abbey
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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1927-01-29
Died: 1989-03-14

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Edward Abbey

Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
Jonny Lang
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1981-01-29
Died: —

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Jonny Lang

Yeah, touring can get rough some times and draining, but I always have to pinch myself and realize that Im doing what I love.
Matthew Ashford
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1960-01-29
Died: —

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Matthew Ashford

Cartoons have always been an enjoyment to me... a relaxation... I get my ideas from everyday events.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
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Author Profession: Indian Athlete
Born: 1970-01-29
Died: —

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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

In a democratic set-up, people who are being governed should also be a part of the governing system. They should be drafted into the governance.
Thomas Jane
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1969-01-29
Died: —

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Thomas Jane

To me, its the kiss of death when you start winking at the audience as an actor. I just never liked it. I dont like it when we do monologues, looking into the character.
Frederick Delius
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Author Profession: English composer
Born: 1862-01-29
Died: 1934-06-10

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Frederick Delius

Music is an outburst of the soul.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Author Profession: US zillionaire
Born: 1874-01-29
Died: 1960-05-11

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John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
Leadbelly
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Author Profession: US singer
Born: 1889-01-29
Died: 1949-12-06

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Leadbelly

Look a here people, listen to me, Don't try to find no home in Washington, D.C. Lord, it's a bourgeois town, it's a bourgeois town.
Martha Wright Griffiths
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Author Profession: US congress (MI)
Born: 1912-01-29
Died: 2003-04-22

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Martha Wright Griffiths

The biggest problem in politics is that you help some S.O.B. get what he wants and then he throws you out of the train.
Victor Mature
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Author Profession: US non-actor
Born: 1916-01-29
Died: 1999-08-04

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Victor Mature

I'm no actorand I have sixty-four pictures to prove it.
Robin Morgan
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Author Profession: US editor (Ms magazine)
Born: 1941-01-29
Died: —

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Robin Morgan

Don't accept rides from strange men, and remember that all men are strange.
Tom Selleck
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1945-01-29
Died: —

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Tom Selleck

I found that prickly stuff above the lip is what women are up against.
Ann Jillian
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1950-01-29
Died: —

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Ann Jillian

When I was a teenager, I was Little Miss Gloves... I couldn't say 'Hey, man' to save my life.
Edward Burns
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1968-01-29
Died: —

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Edward Burns

I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt. Guilt is a good reality check. It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check.