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Rihanna
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1988-02-20
Died: —

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Rihanna

Over the holidays, and even during filming, I realized that I actually like my body, even if its not perfect according to the book. I just feel sexy. For the first time, I dont want to get rid of the curves. I just want to tone it up. My body is comfortable, and its not unhealthy, so Im going to rock with it.
Cindy Crawford

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Author Profession: US supermodel
Born: 1966-02-20
Died: —

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Cindy Crawford

Richard doesn't really like me to kill bugs, but sometimes I can't help it.
Brion James
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1945-02-20
Died: 1999-08-07

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Brion James

I play out negative fantasies for people. Im the guy people love to hate. And they always remember the bad guy.
Willie Garson
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1964-02-20
Died: —

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Willie Garson

TV deals in very broad strokes. Like, Oh, thats my dumb friend, or, Thats my funny friend. A true best friend, a sidekick, has to be a little deeper then that. You have to feel like theres nothing either character wont do. That someone really, really has their back.
Jennifer O'Neill
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1948-02-20
Died: —

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Jennifer O'Neill

My nemesis - my downfall, if you will - was relationships, and trying to fulfill them.
Ansel Adams
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Author Profession: US Photographer
Born: 1902-02-20
Died: 1984-04-22

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Ansel Adams

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
Buffy Sainte-Marie
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1941-02-20
Died: —

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Buffy Sainte-Marie

Another time factor is output: proofing and printing. That is, getting your work out of the computer and onto paper and having it satisfy you. It can be time consuming and expensive.
Edward Albert
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1951-02-20
Died: 2006-09-22

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Edward Albert

Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.
Ella Maillart
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Author Profession: Swiss Writer
Born: 1903-02-20
Died: 1997-03-27

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Ella Maillart

The state of minds vary according to the angle under which one examines them.
Gloria Vanderbilt
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Author Profession: US Designer
Born: 1924-02-20
Died: —

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Gloria Vanderbilt

I love to think that animals and humans and plants and fishes and trees and stars and the moon are all connected.
Greg Garrison
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Author Profession: US Director
Born: 1924-02-20
Died: 2005-03-25

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Greg Garrison

When I got lucky with Dean, I ended up with 16 years with one of the truly great performers of all time. He was the greatest performer Id ever been around, bar none.
Jack Falahee
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1989-02-20
Died: —

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Jack Falahee

Up until recently, Ive always been a vintage store guy. I get a lot of my clothes second hand. I really enjoy being able to look through different styles you can find and how eclectic the vintage store vibe is.
Justin Verlander
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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1983-02-20
Died: —

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Justin Verlander

For me, seeing the progression of video games and consoles - whether it be PlayStation, Xbox, or whatever - I think just seeing how good theyve gotten from the days when I first started playing is just amazing.
Lauren Ambrose
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1978-02-20
Died: —

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Lauren Ambrose

Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries.
Lili Taylor
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1967-02-20
Died: —

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Lili Taylor

Two things Im trying to work on are openness and flexibility.
Louis Kahn
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Author Profession: US Architect
Born: 1901-02-20
Died: 1974-03-17

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Louis Kahn

I try to create homes, not houses.
Manny Farber
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Author Profession: US Artist
Born: 1917-02-20
Died: 2008-08-18

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Manny Farber

One of the fine moments in 1940s film is no longer than a blink: Bogart, as he crosses the street from one bookstore to another, looks up at a sign.
Mary Garden
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Author Profession: Scottish Musician
Born: 1874-02-20
Died: 1967-01-03

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Mary Garden

A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.
Miles Teller
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1987-02-20
Died: —

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Miles Teller

I just got an iPhone, which is cool, but I dont download movies, I dont watch Hulu, I dont have Netflix. I dont do any of that. But I do geek out to music.
Muriel Humphrey
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Author Profession: US Celebrity
Born: 1912-02-20
Died: 1998-09-20

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Muriel Humphrey

Hubert, a speech doesnt have to be eternal to be immortal.
Randa Haines
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Author Profession: US Director
Born: 1945-02-20
Died: —

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Randa Haines

A barrier for me - which has been both a strength and a weakness - has been my taste. The kind of things Im interested in arent always mainstream.
Robert Altman
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Author Profession: US Director
Born: 1925-02-20
Died: 2006-11-20

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Robert Altman

Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.
Robin Ince
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Author Profession: English Comedian
Born: 1969-02-20
Died: —

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Robin Ince

One idea I explore in my stand-up show is whether, if you try looking at the universe rationally and avoid coping mechanisms like mysticism or religion, you can still be happy knowing you are going to die after a brief time on this spinning ball.
Ron Eldard
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1965-02-20
Died: —

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Ron Eldard

I can play really terrible human beings, and I seem to have a quality that people can, if not necessarily forgive me those sins, at least cut me some slack.
Joshua Slocum
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Author Profession: Nonfiction edit data Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world.
Born: 1844-02-20
Died: 1909-11-14

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Joshua Slocum

I had already found that it was not good to be alone, and so made companionship with what there was around me, sometimes with the universe and sometimes with my own insignificant self, but my books were always my friends, let fail all else. Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone around the World
Richard Matheson
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Author Profession: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Mystery & Thrillers
Born: 1926-02-20
Died: 2013-06-23

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Richard Matheson

That which you believe becomes your world. Richard Matheson, What Dreams May Come
Georges Bernanos

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Author Profession: French writer
Born: 1888-02-20
Died: 1948-07-05

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Georges Bernanos

It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
Sidney Poitier

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1924-02-20
Died: —

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Sidney Poitier

If you apply reason and logic to this career of mine, you're not going to get very far. You simply won't. The journey has been incredible from its beginning. So much of life, it seems to me, is determined by pure randomness.
Jimmy Greaves:

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Author Profession: English footballer
Born: 1940-02-20
Died: —

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Jimmy Greaves:

Is he speaking to you yet?
Walter Becker

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Author Profession: US musician (Steely Dan)
Born: 1950-02-20
Died: —

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Walter Becker

Just because we've been around so long, they had to give us something, I guess.
Poison Ivy Rorschach

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Author Profession: US guitarist (Cramps)
Born: 1953-02-20
Died: —

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Poison Ivy Rorschach

Lux and I have always been reckless and sought out thrills, taken risks, probably blown our minds in certain pursuits. It's only from living this way that we come up with this stuff.
Charles Barkley

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Author Profession: US basketball player
Born: 1963-02-20
Died: —

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Charles Barkley

We don't need refs, but I guess white guys need something to do.
Kurt Cobain

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Author Profession: US singer, songwriter, guitarist (Nirvana)
Born: 1967-02-20
Died: 1994-04-05

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Kurt Cobain

Nobody deserves to have their personal life pried into like I did and no one deserves to hear me whine about it so much.

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