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Otto von Bismarck

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Author Profession: German Chancellor
Born: 1815-04-01
Died: 1898-07-30

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Otto von Bismarck

Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others.
Jane Powell

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1929-04-01
Died: —

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Jane Powell

I didn't quit movies. They quit me.
Alberta Hunter

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1895-04-01
Died: 1984-10-17

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Alberta Hunter

Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.
Annette O'Toole

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Author Profession: US Dancer
Born: 1952-04-01
Died: —

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Annette O'Toole

Michael came home and asked, Would you like to write a song with me? I got this idea for a title called A Kiss at the End of a Rainbow. So we had a couple glasses of wine and wrote it.
Wangari Maathai

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Author Profession: Kenyan Activist
Born: 1940-04-01
Died: —

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Wangari Maathai

Thats the way I do things when I want to celebrate, I always plant a tree. And so I got an indigenous tree, called Nandi flame, it has this beautiful red flowers. When it is in flower it is like it is in flame.
Milan Kundera

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction Influences Robert Musil, Witold Gombrowicz, Sterne, Diderot, Francois Rabelais, H Robert Musil, Witold Gombrowicz, Sterne, Diderot, Francois Rabelais, Hermann Broch, Bohumil Hrabal, Emil Cioran, Martin Heidegger, Goethe, Henry Fielding ...more
Born: 1929-04-01
Died: —

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Milan Kundera

Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that's beautiful. Milan Kundera
Sam Huntington

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1982-04-01
Died: —

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Sam Huntington

I would be hard-pressed to look back at anything that I have done in my career and not say, I would have done that a little different because hindsight is 20/20.
Troy Baker

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1976-04-01
Died: —

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Troy Baker

Some of the things Im most proud of, it isnt because I think its my best work, its because of something that its taught me.
Charles de Saint-Evremond

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Author Profession: French Critic
Born: 1613-04-01
Died: 1703-09-29

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Charles de Saint-Evremond

Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
Lon Chaney

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1883-04-01
Died: 1930-08-26

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Lon Chaney

Between pictures, there is no Lon Chaney.
John Abizaid

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Author Profession: US Soldier
Born: 1951-04-01
Died: —

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John Abizaid

But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country.
Joseph de Maistre

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Author Profession: French Diplomat
Born: 1753-04-01
Died: 1821-02-26

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Joseph de Maistre

There is no man who desires as passionately as a Russian. If we could imprison a Russian desire beneath a fortress, that fortress would explode.
Laurette Taylor

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1884-04-01
Died: 1946-12-07

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Laurette Taylor

Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them.
Matt Lanter

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1983-04-01
Died: —

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Matt Lanter

I want someone that I can have fun with and laugh with. I love to laugh, and Im really sarcastic, so its important that she can take a joke. I think if you are going to be with someone for a while, you really need someone you can let loose with and let go of all the stress of the day.
Mohammad Hamid Ansari

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Author Profession: Indian Politician
Born: 1937-04-01
Died: —

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Mohammad Hamid Ansari

I extend my greetings and good wishes to all our citizens on the joyous occasion of Deepawali. The festival of lights, celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm all over the country, signifies the victory of good over evil and is an appropriate occasion for us to resolve to follow the high ideals in life.
Rachel Maddow

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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1973-04-01
Died: —

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Rachel Maddow

My life is better with every year of living it.
Samuel Alito

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Author Profession: US Judge
Born: 1950-04-01
Died: —

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Samuel Alito

A judge cant have any preferred outcome in any particular case. The judges only obligation - and its a solemn obligation - is to the rule of law.
Sean Taylor

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1983-04-01
Died: 2007-11-27

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Sean Taylor

You cant be scared of death. When that time comes, it comes.
Wangari Maathai

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Author Profession: Kenyan Activist
Born: 1940-04-01
Died: —

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Wangari Maathai

I think what the Nobel committee is doing is going beyond war and looking at what humanity can do to prevent war. Sustainable management of our natural resources will promote peace.
Winfried Vahland

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Author Profession: German Businessman
Born: 1957-04-01
Died: —

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Winfried Vahland

I promise to myself I will make cars that work and functions worldwide.
Agnes Repplier

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1858-04-01
Died: 1950-12-15

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Agnes Repplier

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
Abraham Maslow

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Author Profession: US psychologist
Born: 1908-04-01
Died: 1970-06-08

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Abraham Maslow

When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.
Debbie Reynolds

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1932-04-01
Died: —

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Debbie Reynolds

I stopped making movies because I don't like taking my clothes off. Maybe it's realism, but in my opinion, it's utter filth.

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