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Justin Timberlake

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Author Profession: US singer
Born: 1981-01-31
Died: —

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Justin Timberlake

Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.
Franz Schubert

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Author Profession: Composer
Born: 1797-01-31
Died: 1828-11-19

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Franz Schubert

No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy. People imagine that they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.
Minnie Driver

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Author Profession: English actor
Born: 1970-01-31
Died: —

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Minnie Driver

People go 'You look a lot like Minnie Driver.' Once I said, 'Thanks, Minnie is a great actress.' But, it blew up in my face. This person said, 'Nah, didn't like the last movie she did.'
Jackie Robinson

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Author Profession: US baseball player
Born: 1919-01-31
Died: 1972-10-24

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Jackie Robinson

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
Suzanne Pleshette

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1937-01-31
Died: 2008-01-19

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Suzanne Pleshette

When I started in movies, they said I'd be this big star, but I was only a moderate one. Not enough good pictures. It's important to be in a good piece of work no matter the size of one's own part.
Tokugawa Ieyasu

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Author Profession: Japanese Leader
Born: 1543-01-31
Died: 1616-06-01

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Tokugawa Ieyasu

The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.
Norman Mailer

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1923-01-31
Died: 2007-11-10

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Norman Mailer

The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you.
Patricia Velasquez

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Author Profession: Actress
Born: 1971-01-31
Died: —

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Patricia Velasquez

Always work hard, be honest, and be proud of who you are.
Andre Balazs

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1957-01-31
Died: —

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Andre Balazs

All good hotels tend to lead people to do things they wouldnt necessarily do at home.
Anthony LaPaglia

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1959-01-31
Died: —

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Anthony LaPaglia

I cant find my car keys in the morning. Trying to get out of my house is a nightmare. Wheres my wallet? Where are my keys? I have to go find a missing person.
Bill Huizenga

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1969-01-31
Died: —

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Bill Huizenga

I started out, coming out of college, I had my Realtors license, and I did real estate full time for a number of years.
Daniel Tammet

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Author Profession: English Writer
Born: 1979-01-31
Died: —

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Daniel Tammet

Every culture has contributed to maths just as it has contributed to literature. Its a universal language, numbers belong to everyone.
Derek Jarman

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Author Profession: British Director
Born: 1942-01-31
Died: 1994-02-19

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Derek Jarman

Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision and you have no rights in our lovemaking.
Eddie Cantor

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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1892-01-31
Died: 1964-10-10

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Eddie Cantor

Slow down and enjoy life. Its not only the scenery you miss by going to fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
Irving Langmuir

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1881-01-31
Died: 1957-08-16

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Irving Langmuir

The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.
James Huneker

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1857-01-31
Died: 1921-02-09

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James Huneker

Life is like an onion: you peel off layer after layer and then you find there is nothing in it.
Jessica Walter

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1940-01-31
Died: —

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Jessica Walter

Desperate? That can be a justification for all kinds of behavior.
John Agar

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1921-01-31
Died: 2002-04-07

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John Agar

Who wants to shake the hand of the first man to put it to Americas sweetheart.
John O'Hara

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1905-01-31
Died: 1970-04-11

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John O'Hara

America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization.
Kenzaburo Oe

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Author Profession: Japanese Writer
Born: 1935-01-31
Died: —

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Kenzaburo Oe

I have survived by representing these sufferings of mine in the form of the novel.
Steven Amsterdam

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1966-01-31
Died: —

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Steven Amsterdam

Nursing demands vigilance about people. The sights and smells that a patient offers, their movements and their offhand comments all contribute crucial information to understanding what they need. Training and experience heighten ones ability to see what needs to be seen.
Terry Kath

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1946-01-31
Died: 1978-01-23

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Terry Kath

Well, first Id want a better vibrato.
Norman Mailer

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Author Profession: Non Fiction, Fiction, Poetry
Born: 1923-01-31
Died: 0207-11-10

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Norman Mailer

I don't think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for. Norman Mailer
Thomas Merton

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Author Profession: Religion & Spirituality, Philosophy Influences Gerard Manley Hopkins edit data
Born: 1915-01-31
Died: 1968-12-10

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Thomas Merton

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. Thomas Merton, The Way of Chuang Tzu
Rupert Hughes

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1872-01-31
Died: 1956-09-09

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Rupert Hughes

He who helps destroy the boll-weevil has done as constructive work as he who plants the seed.
Carol Channing

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Author Profession: US singer, actor
Born: 1923-01-31
Died: —

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Carol Channing

I've enjoyed wonderful health. The only time I ever got sick was when I watched Barbra Streisand in 'Hello, Dolly!' on an airplane.
Benjamin L. Hooks

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Author Profession: US jurist, minister
Born: 1925-01-31
Died: 2010-04-15

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Benjamin L. Hooks

We've come a long way, but it's like nibbling at the edge of darkness.
James G. Watt

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Author Profession: US Secretary of Interior
Born: 1938-01-31
Died: —

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James G. Watt

We don't have to protect the environment, the Second Coming is at hand.
Johnny Rotten

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Author Profession: English singer (Sex Pistols, PiL)
Born: 1956-01-31
Died: —

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Johnny Rotten

I think she's just a bad, bad brain with an unused fanny.

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