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Colin Quinn

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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1959-06-06
Died: —

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Colin Quinn

Humanity is a crazy contradiction. I accept us for who we are. Were not that great. Every time we take a step forward we go back to the same primitive behavior. Were meant to be this way. Its not our fault, its just who we are.
Dean Inge

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Author Profession: English Author
Born: 1860-06-06
Died: 1954-02-26

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Dean Inge

I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out.
Eric Cantor

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1963-06-06
Died: —

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Eric Cantor

Whether its people walking off The View when Bill OReilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression.
Henry Allingham

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Author Profession: British Celebrity
Born: 1896-06-06
Died: 2009-07-18

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Henry Allingham

I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life.
Henry Newbolt

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Author Profession: English Author
Born: 1862-06-06
Died: 1938-04-19

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Henry Newbolt

To set the cause above renown.
Holly Near

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1949-06-06
Died: —

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Holly Near

If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.
Ieva Laguna

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Author Profession: Latvian Model
Born: 1990-06-06
Died: —

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Ieva Laguna

I like to think of myself as classy.
Jason Isaacs

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Author Profession: English Actor
Born: 1963-06-06
Died: —

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Jason Isaacs

I think I was probably always a liar, I just get paid for it now.
John Eldredge

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1960-06-06
Died: —

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John Eldredge

You get guys around a campfire, and they start telling their stories. Thats the fellowship that they want to be in.
King Albert II

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Author Profession: Belgian Royalty
Born: 1934-06-06
Died: —

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King Albert II

But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices.
Maria Alyokhina

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Author Profession: Russian Activist
Born: 1988-06-06
Died: —

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Maria Alyokhina

I was always free because I felt free. Its very important to be free inside. The most important thing is to feel free.
Marian Wright Edelman

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Author Profession: US Activist
Born: 1939-06-06
Died: —

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Marian Wright Edelman

To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you cant do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20.
Nathan Hale

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Author Profession: US Revolutionary
Born: 1755-06-06
Died: 1776-09-22

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Nathan Hale

It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief.
Navid Negahban

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Author Profession: Iranian Actor
Born: 1968-06-06
Died: —

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Navid Negahban

You just need to put yourself in someone elses shoes and then see how they feel and then you will understand why they are reacting or why they are behaving the way that they are behaving. We need to be fair.
Ninette de Valois

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Author Profession: Irish Dancer
Born: 1898-06-06
Died: 2001-03-08

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Ninette de Valois

Its either not good enough and dies altogether, or it develops.
Patrick Campbell

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Author Profession: Irish Journalist
Born: 1913-06-06
Died: 1980-11-10

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Patrick Campbell

There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
Randa Abdel-Fattah

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Author Profession: Palestinian Writer
Born: 1979-06-06
Died: —

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Randa Abdel-Fattah

We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviours, beliefs, rituals.
Sonya Walger

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Author Profession: English Actress
Born: 1974-06-06
Died: —

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Sonya Walger

I think the worlds a little smaller these days. With the Internet and the availability of people, the pool of English speaking actors - not just American actors, but Brits, Australians, New Zealanders, Irish. Were all up for grabs.
Steve Vai

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1960-06-06
Died: —

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Steve Vai

I dont believe in greatest. I believe in favorites.
Tim O'Reilly

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Author Profession: Irish Businessman
Born: 1954-06-06
Died: —

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Tim O'Reilly

Why did Google, for example, recently decide to offer free 411 service? I havent talked to people at Google, but its pretty clear to me why. Its because of speech recognition. It has nothing to do with 411 service: it has to do with getting a database of voices, so they dont have to license speech technology from Nuance or someone else.
Tom Araya

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1961-06-06
Died: —

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Tom Araya

I think musicians have always been drinking and sharing a good wine. It is, I hate to say this, another form of vice.
William Ralph Inge

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Author Profession: English Clergyman
Born: 1860-06-06
Died: 1954-02-26

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William Ralph Inge

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
Harvey Fierstein

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Childrens Books edit data
Born: 1952-06-06
Died: —

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Harvey Fierstein

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. Harvey Fierstein
Thomas Mann

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Author Profession: Classics, Fiction, Philosophy
Born: 1875-06-06
Died: 1955-08-12

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Thomas Mann

A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades