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Jules Verne
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Author Profession: French Author
Born: 1828-02-08
Died: 1905-03-24

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We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.
Dmitri Mendeleev
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Author Profession: Russian chemist
Born: 1834-02-08
Died: 1907-02-02

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Dmitri Mendeleev

It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole.
Nick Nolte
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1941-02-08
Died: —

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Nick Nolte

She's a ball-buster. Protect me from her.
Seth Green
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1974-02-08
Died: —

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There are two kinds of people in this world: Michael Jackson fans and losers.
Jim Parrack
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1981-02-08
Died: —

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Jim Parrack

I cant point to anything that has been more responsible for my career than my training.
James Dean
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1931-02-08
Died: 1955-09-30

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James Dean

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Pooch Hall
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1977-02-08
Died: —

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Pooch Hall

I dont want to disrespect hip-hop by being something Im not. Im Pooch Hall. My strength is in front the camera and holding dialogue.
Benigno Aquino III
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Author Profession: Filipino Politician
Born: 1960-02-08
Died: —

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Benigno Aquino III

Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years.
Bethany Hamilton
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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1990-02-08
Died: —

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Bethany Hamilton

Love God, love others, do your best in all you do, even if you fall short!
Brooke Adams
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1949-02-08
Died: —

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Brooke Adams

Its glamorous when a movie is released, but then you feel disconnected from it. Someone asked if it wouldnt be more glamorous for me being on Broadway rather than Off Broadway, but I thought, Whats the difference? The Orpheum is a smaller house, thats all. And there are no mikes, so you just talk louder.
Sebastiao Salgado
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Author Profession: Brazilian Photographer
Born: 1944-02-08
Died: —

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The light in Alaska in particular is so beautiful. So beautiful! Such incredible light.
Vince Neil
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1961-02-08
Died: —

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Vince Neil

I think the world is ready for some rock n roll. Some real time guys that play their own instruments, write their own songs, and sing the music and have a good time doing it.
Kate Chopin
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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories edit data
Born: 1850-02-08
Died: 1904-08-22

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Kate Chopin

She wanted something to happen - something, anything: she did not know what. Kate Chopin
John Ruskin
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Author Profession: English critic
Born: 1819-02-08
Died: 1900-01-20

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John Ruskin

Beethoven always sounds to me like the upsetting of a bag of nails, with here and there an also dropped hammer.
General William Tecumseh Sherman
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Author Profession: US military
Born: 1820-02-08
Died: 1891-02-14

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General William Tecumseh Sherman

If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world but I am sure we would be getting reports from hell before breakfast.
Lord Brabazon
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Author Profession: English aviator, racer
Born: 1884-02-08
Died: 1964-05-17

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Lord Brabazon

I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a book about it.
Dame Edith Evans
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Author Profession: English actor
Born: 1888-02-08
Died: 1976-10-14

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Dame Edith Evans

When a woman behaves like a man, why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
Elizabeth Bishop
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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1911-02-08
Died: 1979-10-06

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Elizabeth Bishop

The art of losing isn't hard to master, so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.
Lana Turner
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1921-02-08
Died: 1995-06-29

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Lana Turner

I'm so gullible. I'm so damn gullible. And I am so sick, of me being gullible.
Jack Lemmon
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1925-02-08
Died: 2001-06-27

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Jack Lemmon

I won't quit acting until I get run over by a truck, a producer, or a critic.
Ted Koppel
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Author Profession: US telejournalist
Born: 1940-02-08
Died: —

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Ted Koppel

I think we're glazing eyes all across America.

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