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Amy Tan
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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1952-02-19
Died: —

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Id like to be more forgiving. There are times when Ive had a hard time forgiving people who have betrayed me.
Nicolaus Copernicus

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Author Profession: Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe.
Born: 1473-02-19
Died: 1543-05-24

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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
Bellamy Young
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1970-02-19
Died: —

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My dad used to say, Just be yourself and youll be fine, but its really, really true.
Caitlin Hale
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1991-02-19
Died: —

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Jack Black is so funny! On and off screen, like, he would make you laugh every day. Hes hilarious.
Daniel Adair
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Author Profession: Canadian Musician
Born: 1975-02-19
Died: —

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I was a hired drummer for 3 Doors, there wasnt an opportunity for me to write.
David Garrick
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Author Profession: English Actor
Born: 1717-02-19
Died: 1779-01-20

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You are indebted to you imagination for three-fourths of your importance.
Janet Echelman
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Author Profession: US Artist
Born: 1966-02-19
Died: —

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Its good for art to make us think, to give us a shared experience that creates a dialogue, makes us talk to each other, including strangers.
Jeff Daniels
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1955-02-19
Died: —

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Jeff Daniels

Give me good writing, and Ill play it all day.
Jeffrey R. Immelt
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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1956-02-19
Died: —

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Jeffrey R. Immelt

Leadership is an intense journey into yourself. You can use your own style to get anything done. Its about being self-aware. Every morning, I look in the mirror and say, I could have done three things better yesterday.
Jerry Saltz
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Author Profession: US Critic
Born: 1951-02-19
Died: —

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Venice is the perfect place for a phase of art to die. No other city on earth embraces entropy quite like this magical floating mall.
Laurell K. Hamilton
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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1963-02-19
Died: —

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What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in New Orleans, goes home with you.
Prince Andrew
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Author Profession: British Royalty
Born: 1960-02-19
Died: —

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Prince Andrew

Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed and laughed.
Siri Hustvedt
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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1955-02-19
Died: —

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Siri Hustvedt

Sleep resistance, bouts of insomnia, nightmares, night terrors, crawling into bed with parents in the middle of the night - all these are so common among children, it seems fair to call them normal.
Tim Hunt
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Author Profession: British Scientist
Born: 1943-02-19
Died: —

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Anyone can win the Nobel Prize if the scientist works hard on his research subject.
Tony Iommi
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Author Profession: English Musician
Born: 1948-02-19
Died: —

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Tony Iommi

I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But its very nice and Im very honored. Its nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it.
Andre Breton
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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Arts & Photography
Born: 1896-02-19
Died: 1966-09-28

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My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness. Andre Breton, What is Surrealism?: Selected Writings

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