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Carl Icahn

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1936-02-16
Died: —

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Carl Icahn

When you have no one to answer to, vendetta as investment strategy is as legitimate as anything.
Kim Jong Il

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Author Profession: North Korean Leader
Born: 1942-02-16
Died: 2011-12-17

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Kim Jong Il

A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
Ice T

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1958-02-16
Died: —

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Ice T

Never mumble some sarcastic shit to somebody who can obviously fuck you up.
Ernst Haeckel

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Author Profession: German Scientist
Born: 1834-02-16
Died: 1919-08-08

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Ernst Haeckel

Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection, this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation.
Margaux Hemingway

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1954-02-16
Died: 1996-07-02

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Margaux Hemingway

For a time, I was living the life of Ernest Hemingway.
Aharon Appelfeld

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Author Profession: Israeli Novelist
Born: 1932-02-16
Died: —

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Aharon Appelfeld

The writer in western civilization has become not a voice of his tribe, but of his individuality. This is a very narrow-minded situation.
Andy Taylor

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Author Profession: English Musician
Born: 1961-02-16
Died: —

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Andy Taylor

You cant do some of the things you used to do. I suppose you have to go at a gentler pace. I mean, God help us, you cant sit at home being a Vicar or anything.
Christopher Eccleston

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Author Profession: English Actor
Born: 1964-02-16
Died: —

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Christopher Eccleston

I think the themes of belonging and parentage and love are obviously universal.
Eric Ladin

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1978-02-16
Died: —

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Eric Ladin

My friend Jonathan had a great tree house. It was awesome. It was like a big fort up in this tall magnolia tree... Thats where we would conduct our very important business, Im sure, with all our bikes leaning up against a tree and no girls allowed, handling all sorts of important things you handle when youre seven or eight.
Faran Tahir

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Author Profession: Pakistani Actor
Born: 1964-02-16
Died: —

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Faran Tahir

When you play a character, you get to see the world through their eyes. Whether its a fictional world or a real world, you do get to see somebody elses point of view, whether hes a good guy or a bad guy.
Henry Adams

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Author Profession: US Historian
Born: 1838-02-16
Died: 1918-03-27

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Henry Adams

Friends are born, not made.
John Magaro

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1983-02-16
Died: —

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John Magaro

It is certainly good to have fans but I am always focusing on the next thing and continuing to do good work. Onward and upward.
Peter Hain

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Author Profession: British Politician
Born: 1950-02-16
Died: —

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Peter Hain

Whats crucial is that the IRA produce a credible statement that paramilitary and criminality activity is a thing of the past. That they are committed to a future which is exclusively peaceful and democratic.
William Katt

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1951-02-16
Died: —

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William Katt

I try to cover myself, to have another movie under way before the last one comes out. Ive been able to just scrape by, holding out for good parts instead of taking anything.
Eckhart Tolle

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Author Profession: Religion & Spirituality edit data Eckhart Tolle , born Ulrich Leonard Tolle, February 16, 1948, is a German-born writer, public speaker, and spiritual teacher.
Born: 1948-02-16
Died: —

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Eckhart Tolle

The past has no power over the present moment. Eckhart Tolle
Sir Francis Galton

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Author Profession: English scientist
Born: 1822-02-16
Died: 1911-01-17

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Sir Francis Galton

Well-washed and well-combed domestic pets grow dull, they miss the stimulus of fleas.
G. M. Trevelyan

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Author Profession: English historian
Born: 1876-02-16
Died: 1962-07-21

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G. M. Trevelyan

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Robert Flaherty

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Author Profession: US director
Born: 1884-02-16
Died: 1951-07-23

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Robert Flaherty

There's a saying among prospectors: 'Go out looking for one thing, and that's all you'll ever find.'
Edgar Bergen (as Charlie McCarthy)

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Author Profession: US comic, actor
Born: 1903-02-16
Died: 1978-09-30

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Edgar Bergen (as Charlie McCarthy)

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
Vera-Ellen

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Author Profession: US dancer, actor
Born: 1921-02-16
Died: 1981-08-30

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Vera-Ellen

Getting involved is so, so ... involving.
John Schlesinger

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Author Profession: English director
Born: 1926-02-16
Died: 2003-07-25

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John Schlesinger

Hollywood is an extraordinary kind of temporary place.
Sonny Bono

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Author Profession: US singer, congressman
Born: 1935-02-16
Died: 1998-01-05

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Sonny Bono

You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
John McEnroe

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Author Profession: US tennis ace
Born: 1959-02-16
Died: —

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John McEnroe

This taught me a lesson, but I'm not sure what it is.

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