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William Shakespeare

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Author Profession: English poet, playwright, and actor
Born: 1564-04-26
Died: 1616-05-03

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William Shakespeare

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
Jet Li

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Author Profession: Chinese Actor
Born: 1963-04-26
Died: —

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Jet Li

While films are a very visual and emotional artistic medium, video games take it one step further into the realm of a unique personal experience.
Channing Tatum

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1980-04-26
Died: —

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Channing Tatum

Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger.
Kevin James

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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1965-04-26
Died: —

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Kevin James

Theres no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
Carol Burnett

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Author Profession: US comic, actor
Born: 1933-04-26
Died: —

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Carol Burnett

Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Eugene Delacroix

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Author Profession: French painter
Born: 1798-04-26
Died: 1863-08-13

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Eugene Delacroix

Nature is a dictionary, one draws words from it.
Ma Rainey

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1886-04-26
Died: 1939-12-22

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Ma Rainey

They hear it come out, but they dont know how it got there. They dont understand thats lifes way of talking. You dont sing to feel better. You sing cause thats a way of understanding life.
Stana Katic

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Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1978-04-26
Died: —

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Stana Katic

My parents were European immigrants. They came to the States with $1,500, two suitcases, and me, and they managed to build a business, a family, and a future for their family. They didnt have any of the resources of people who have lived here for two or three generations.
Cass Canfield

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Author Profession: US Publisher
Born: 1897-04-26
Died: 1986-03-27

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Cass Canfield

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.
Richard Armitage

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1945-04-26
Died: —

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Richard Armitage

The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we go along.
Jason Earles

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1977-04-26
Died: —

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Jason Earles

There is a little chubby kid in me just waiting to bust out. I usually go running but am looking for a good gym.
John James Audubon

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1785-04-26
Died: 1851-01-27

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John James Audubon

The Golden Eagle, which has universally been considered as a bird of most extraordinary powers of flight, is in my estimation little more than a sluggard, though its wings are long and ample.
Marianne Jean-Baptiste

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Author Profession: English Actress
Born: 1967-04-26
Died: —

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Marianne Jean-Baptiste

I actually like getting up to blue skies.
Roger Andrew Taylor

Biography

Author Profession: English Musician
Born: 1960-04-26
Died: —

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Roger Andrew Taylor

Sometimes the problem is not the people in the band, but the people around the band.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Biography

Author Profession: Austrian-English philosopher
Born: 1889-04-26
Died: 1951-04-29

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.

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