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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.
Betty Ford

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Author Profession: US First Lady (39)
Born: 1918-04-08
Died: 2011-07-08

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Betty Ford

My makeup wasn't smeared, I wasn't disheveled, I behaved politely, and I never finished off a bottle, so how could I be alcoholic?
Patricia Arquette

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

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Patricia Arquette

Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain. Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.
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
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.
Sonja Henie

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Author Profession: Norwegian skater, actress
Born: 1912-04-08
Died: 1969-10-12

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Sonja Henie

Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles.
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.
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.
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.
Ilka Chase

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1905-04-08
Died: 1978-02-15

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Ilka Chase

I enjoyed your book. Who wrote it for you?

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