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Valerie Bertinelli
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1960-04-23
Died: —

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Valerie Bertinelli

Everybody complains that people are so flaky in LA. I'd rather be flaky than mean.
Narada Michael Walden
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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1952-04-23
Died: —

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Narada Michael Walden

I believe as musicians and artists we have an obligation to our souls. What that is? Only each one of us knows. I can speak for myself and say my obligation is to be happy. When Im happy, I make great music. When Im unhappy and my heart is broken, I may make brokenhearted music, but it still sounds good.
Shirley Temple
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1928-04-23
Died: 2014-02-10

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When youre a performer, you have to please a large audience. And when youre in politics, you have to please a large audience, too.
Max Planck
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Author Profession: German physicist
Born: 1858-04-23
Died: 1947-10-04

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An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents: What does happen is that the opponents gradually die out.
Joyce deWitt
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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1949-04-23
Died: —

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Shirley Maclaine once said that she didn't want to be a big star, just a long star. That's what I want too.
Chuck Feeney
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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1931-04-23
Died: —

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Chuck Feeney

Its the intelligent thing to be frugal.
Halston
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Author Profession: US Designer
Born: 1932-04-23
Died: —

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Halston

You are only as good as the people you dress.
John Oliver
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Author Profession: British Comedian
Born: 1977-04-23
Died: —

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John Oliver

Attending a Sarah Palin rally was simultaneously one of the strangest and most chilling events of my life.
Ken Auletta
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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1942-04-23
Died: —

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Ken Auletta

Without vision, even the most focused passion is a battery without a device.
Lee Majors
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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1939-04-23
Died: —

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Lee Majors

Ive had disappointments and heartbreaks and setbacks and roles I didnt get, but something always came along that either made me better or was an even better role.
Melina Kanakaredes
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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1967-04-23
Died: —

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Melina Kanakaredes

Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids.
Thomas Nelson Page
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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1853-04-23
Died: 1922-11-01

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Thomas Nelson Page

I have rarely seen the face of a mechanic in the action of creation which was not fine, never one which was not earnest and impressive.
James Buchanan
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Author Profession: US President (15)
Born: 1791-04-23
Died: 1868-06-01

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I like the noise of democracy.
Edwin Markham
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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1852-04-23
Died: 1940-03-07

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Edwin Markham

The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?
Lester Bowles Pearson
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Author Profession: Canadian Prime Minister (14)
Born: 1897-04-23
Died: 1972-12-27

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Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
Victoria Glendinning
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Author Profession: English biographer
Born: 1937-04-23
Died: —

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Victoria Glendinning

There's no greater bliss in life than when the plumber eventually comes to unblock your drains. No writer can give that sort of pleasure.
Bernadette Devlin
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Author Profession: Irish politician
Born: 1947-04-23
Died: —

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Bernadette Devlin

Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.

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