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Edmund Husserl

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Author Profession: German Philosopher
Born: 1859-04-08
Died: 1938-04-26

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Edmund Husserl

Experience by itself is not science.
Jim Lampley

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Author Profession: US Celebrity
Born: 1949-04-08
Died: —

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Jim Lampley

I wear my wedding ring. We talk about when were going to get married again, which we hope is going to take place some time in this incredibly hectic calendar year.
Katee Sackhoff

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1980-04-08
Died: —

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Katee Sackhoff

I have to remind myself constantly to not be antisocial, because I stay to myself a lot. Im a lot more introspective than my characters.
Kofi Annan

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Author Profession: Ghanaian Statesman
Born: 1938-04-08
Died: —

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Kofi Annan

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Melvin Calvin

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1911-04-08
Died: 1997-01-08

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Melvin Calvin

For each of us who appear to have had a successful experiment there are many to whom their own experiments seem barren and negative.
Nnedi Okorafor

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Author Profession: Nigerian Writer
Born: 1974-04-08
Died: —

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Nnedi Okorafor

I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.
Patricia Arquette

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1968-04-08
Died: —

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Patricia Arquette

I grew up in a hippie commune so I have a real hippie part of me.
Sung Kang

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1972-04-08
Died: —

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Sung Kang

When I did Tokyo Drift, a lot of the philosophy that Han lived by I have actually gone through in my own life. As I got older, I realized that I really believe in those philosophies, like the importance of family.
Barbara Kingsolver

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Born: 1955-04-08
Died: —

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Barbara Kingsolver

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof. Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams