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Anthony Daniels

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Author Profession: English Actor
Born: 1946-02-21
Died: —

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Anthony Daniels

You know, a lot of people are loath to go to an orchestral concert because they are intimidated by the thought.
William Baldwin

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1963-02-21
Died: —

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William Baldwin

Wrestling is a team sport, and an individual sport all rolled into one.
Bryan Lee O'Malley

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Author Profession: Canadian Cartoonist
Born: 1979-02-21
Died: —

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Bryan Lee O'Malley

Monkey Island 2 was a huge game for me. It kind of taught me all about comedy.
Christine Ebersole

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1953-02-21
Died: —

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Christine Ebersole

You can still love your job and feel guilty. You can still love your child and feel guilty. Theres a lot of grey in that. Its about being conscious when you are spending time with your kids, being with them in the moment.
Christopher Atkins

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1961-02-21
Died: —

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Christopher Atkins

I sat backstage and had a beer with Richard Chamberlain, Paul Newman, and Princess Grace.
Chuck Palahniuk

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1961-02-21
Died: —

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Chuck Palahniuk

Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
David Foster Wallace

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1962-02-21
Died: 2008-12-12

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David Foster Wallace

It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves that most familiarity is meditated and delusive.
Ellen Page

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Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1987-02-21
Died: —

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Ellen Page

I hate how box-office failures are blamed on an actress, yet I dont see a box-office failure blamed on men.
Jeanne Calment

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Author Profession: French Celebrity
Born: 1875-02-21
Died: 1997-08-04

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Jeanne Calment

Always keep your smile. Thats how I explain my long life.
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

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Author Profession: Drukpas Statesman
Born: 1980-02-21
Died: —

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

People might think that my queen should be highly educated, beautiful and the best of the best. Jetsun Pema is a kind-hearted girl who is very supportive and whom I can trust. I cannot say how she might appear to the people, but to me, she is the one.
John Rawls

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Author Profession: US Educator
Born: 1921-02-21
Died: 2002-11-24

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John Rawls

Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
Justin Sane

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1973-02-21
Died: —

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Justin Sane

I am committed to the principle that violence is never justified as a means of ameliorating a grievance.
Kumail Nanjiani

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Author Profession: Pakistani Comedian
Born: 1978-02-21
Died: —

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Kumail Nanjiani

Stand-up is successful if they laugh. Its unsuccessful if they dont laugh.
Otto Hermann Kahn

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Author Profession: German Businessman
Born: 1867-02-21
Died: 1934-03-29

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Otto Hermann Kahn

The deadliest foe of democracy is not autocracy but liberty frenzied.
Raymond Queneau

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Author Profession: French Poet
Born: 1903-02-21
Died: 1976-10-25

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Raymond Queneau

It doesnt seem to me that anyone has discovered much thats new since the Iliad or the Odyssey.
Tom Yawkey

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1903-02-21
Died: 1976-07-09

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Tom Yawkey

Some men like to go in for polo, for example, and spend thousands of dollars on ponies. Some go nuts for paintings, and give half a million for a hunk of canvas in a fancy frame. But my passion is baseball.
Tyne Daly

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1946-02-21
Died: —

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Tyne Daly

A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded.
W. H. Auden

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Author Profession: English Poet
Born: 1907-02-21
Died: 1973-09-29

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W. H. Auden

We are all here on earth to help others, what on earth the others are here for I dont know.
Anais Nin

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Non Fiction, Short Stories
Born: 1903-02-21
Died: 1977-01-14

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Anais Nin

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. Anais Nin
Erma Bombeck

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Author Profession: Nonfiction edit data Erma Louise Bombeck, born Erma Fiste, was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for a newspaper column that depicted suburban home life humorously, in the second half of the 20th century
Born: 1927-02-21
Died: 1996-04-22

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Erma Bombeck

When God Created Mothers'When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of 'overtime' when the angel appeared and said. 'You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.' And God said, 'Have you read the specs on this order?' She has to be completely washable, but not plastic. Have 180 moveable parts...all replaceable. Run on black coffee and leftovers.
John Henry Newman

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Author Profession: Religion & Spirituality, Philosophy Influences Thomas Arnold
Born: 1801-02-21
Died: 1890-08-11

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John Henry Newman

I sought to hear the voice of God and climbed the topmost steeple, but God declared: 'Go down again - I dwell among the people. John Henry Newman
Jonathan Safran Foer

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction edit data Jonathan Safran Foer (born 1977) is an American writer best known for his 2002 novel Everything Is Illuminated. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, the novelist Nicole Krauss, and their son, Sasha.
Born: 1977-02-21
Died: —

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Jonathan Safran Foer

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living. Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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