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Queen Elizabeth II

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Author Profession: English Royalty
Born: 1926-04-21
Died: —

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Queen Elizabeth II

First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good times and bad, she never lost her capacity to smile and laugh, nor to inspire others with her warmth and kindness. I admired and respected her - for her energy and commitment to others, and especially for her devotion to her two boys.
Catherine the Great

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Author Profession: Russian Royalty
Born: 1729-04-21
Died: 1796-11-06

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Catherine the Great

A great wind is blowing and that either gives you imagination...or a headache.
Andie MacDowell

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1958-04-21
Died: —

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Andie MacDowell

As a single mother of four, my mother taught me that you always want to show up strong for the moments that really matter with family, friends, and community. I now recognize how her strength helped shape the person I am today and the mother that I have become.
Iggy Pop

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Author Profession: US singer
Born: 1947-04-21
Died: —

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Iggy Pop

I'm not ashamed to dress "like a woman" because I don't think it's shameful to be a woman.
Charlotte Bronte

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction edit data Charlotte Bronte was a British novelist
Born: 1816-04-21
Died: 1855-03-31

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Charlotte Bronte

I am no bird, and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
Anthony Quinn

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Author Profession: Mexican Actor
Born: 1915-04-21
Died: 2001-06-03

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Anthony Quinn

I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead.
Eve Arnold

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Author Profession: US Photographer
Born: 1912-04-21
Died: 2012-01-04

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Eve Arnold

If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given.
Tony Danza

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1951-04-21
Died: —

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Tony Danza

Everyone kept telling me, Just be yourself. Be yourself. I kept thinking, theres got to be more to it than that!
Barbara Park

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1947-04-21
Died: 2013-11-15

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Barbara Park

There are those who believe that the value of a childrens book can be measured only in terms of the moral lessons it tries to impose or the perfect role models it offers. Personally, I happen to think that a book is of extraordinary value if it gives the reader nothing more than a smile or two. In fact, I happen to think thats huge.
Fredrik Bajer

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Author Profession: Danish Writer
Born: 1837-04-21
Died: 1922-01-22

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Fredrik Bajer

By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
Hippolyte Taine

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Author Profession: French Critic
Born: 1828-04-21
Died: 1893-03-05

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Hippolyte Taine

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
Isco

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Author Profession: Spanish Athlete
Born: 1992-04-21
Died: —

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Isco

Id say Im a bit antimadridista although I do not know where my future will be, but its a team that I never liked. I get the impression that it is an arrogant club, about how the players are. Without humility, you cannot get anywhere.
Jeannette Walls

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1960-04-21
Died: —

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Jeannette Walls

I listen to music mostly in the evening. Ive come to love what is called world music, like the Zimbabwean Oliver Mtukudzi and the Colombian singer Marta Gomez. I also love the Irish folk singer Mary Black. Other favorites include Chet Baker, Eva Cassidy, and Billie Holiday.
Jencarlos Canela

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1988-04-21
Died: —

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Jencarlos Canela

The Olympics show that your dream can come true if you work hard. Its not impossible.
Jodi Kantor

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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1975-04-21
Died: —

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Jodi Kantor

Michelle Obama has gone from political skeptic to political partner to a woman with a White House agenda of her own, and an approval rating higher than the presidents.
Ken Caminiti

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1963-04-21
Died: 2004-10-10

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Ken Caminiti

I had a real good thing going for me, and I got sidetracked. It doesnt have to be that way. It doesnt have to be drugs. It doesnt have to be alcohol. That part of my life is over.
Norman Parkinson

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Author Profession: English Photographer
Born: 1913-04-21
Died: 1990-02-15

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Norman Parkinson

The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassins bullet. Or it can be the lotion of the heart.
Robbie Amell

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Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1988-04-21
Died: —

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Robbie Amell

Its not really a guilty pleasure, but I love old cartoons. I could watch Bugs Bunny and Tweety all day long.
Tarvaris Jackson

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1983-04-21
Died: —

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Tarvaris Jackson

Im just here to compete and do the best I can and let things play out and just be the best teammate I can be, regardless of the situation.
Terrence J

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1982-04-21
Died: —

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Terrence J

Being part of a fraternity has given me the foundation for everything I do in my career from the loyalty to the determination, it laid the foundation for everything Ive been able to enjoy. Im heavily involved with Omega Psi Phi.
John Muir

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Author Profession: Outdoors & Nature, Science, Naturalism
Born: 1838-04-21
Died: 2014-12-24

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John Muir

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. John Muir
Hippolyte Taine

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Author Profession: French historian
Born: 1828-04-21
Died: 1893-03-05

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Hippolyte Taine

There are four varieties in society, the lovers, the ambitious, observers, and fools. The fools are the happiest.

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