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Ada Yonath

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Author Profession: Israeli Scientist
Born: 1939-06-22
Died: —

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People always talk about the implication and applications of a process, but for me, the goal is purely about knowledge. Knowledge can become practical today, in 20 years, or in 500 years. Ask Newton. He didnt know there would be space research based on his accident with the apple.
Brit Hume

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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1943-06-22
Died: —

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Fairness is not an attitude. Its a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.
Bruce Campbell

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1958-06-22
Died: —

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Bruce Campbell

A cult classic is one that has been fully embraced by an alternative audience, not the popular audience.
Carson Daly

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Author Profession: US Entertainer
Born: 1973-06-22
Died: —

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Carson Daly

I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership.
Dianne Feinstein

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1933-06-22
Died: —

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Dianne Feinstein

Global warming is real. It is happening today. It is being charted by our satellites. It is being charted by our scientists. It is being charted by those of us in this body, and I think the real key is if we are ready to admit that fact and take the action to make the necessary conversion.
Donald Faison

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1974-06-22
Died: —

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Donald Faison

Its weird to make new friends, but were three seasons in with The Exes, and now it feels a lot like Scrubs, where Im very lucky because I get to work people like Wayne Knight, who I really like.
Felix Feneon

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Author Profession: French Activist
Born: 1861-06-22
Died: 1944-02-29

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Felix Feneon

If Monsieur X spent an eternity studying treatises on optics, he would never paint La Grande Jatte.
George Vancouver

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Author Profession: English Explorer
Born: 1757-06-22
Died: 1798-05-12

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George Vancouver

The sea has now changed from its natural, to river coloured water, the probable consequence of some streams falling into the bay, or into the ocean to the north of it, through the low land.
Greg Anderson

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1964-06-22
Died: —

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Greg Anderson

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
Kay Redfield Jamison

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Author Profession: US Psychologist
Born: 1946-06-22
Died: —

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Kay Redfield Jamison

Several politicians and wives of politicians have been public about their experiences with depression or bipolar illness, including Lawton Chiles, Patrick Kennedy, Tipper Gore and Kitty Dukakis. Each made a tremendous difference by doing so.
Lindsay Wagner

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1949-06-22
Died: —

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Lindsay Wagner

A lot of people say they want to get out of pain, and Im sure thats true, but they arent willing to make healing a high priority. They arent willing to look inside to see the source of their pain in order to deal with it.
Mary Lynn Rajskub

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1971-06-22
Died: —

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Mary Lynn Rajskub

I read a fan bulletin board once, and somebody said I had a face like a potato, so I never went back on there.
Ralph Waite

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1928-06-22
Died: 2014-02-13

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Ralph Waite

The beauty of life is in people who feel some obligation to enhance life. Without that, were only half alive.
Wilhelm von Humboldt

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Author Profession: Russian Philosopher
Born: 1767-06-22
Died: 1835-04-08

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Wilhelm von Humboldt

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body, the two are ever united.
Octavia E. Butler

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Author Profession: Science Fiction & Fantasy edit data Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer, one of the best-known among the few African-American women in the field. She won both Hugo and Nebula awards.
Born: 1947-06-22
Died: 0206-02-24

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Octavia E. Butler

In order to riseFrom its own ashesA phoenixFirstMustBurn. Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Talents