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Adam Faith

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Author Profession: English Musician
Born: 1940-06-23
Died: 2003-03-08

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Adam Faith

I had a financial page to write in the Mail on Sunday where Id give tips on shares. I worked there for two and a half years. Nothing compares to the burst of energy felt on a newsroom floor when a big story breaks.
Anna Akhmatova

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Author Profession: Russian Poet
Born: 1889-06-23
Died: 1966-03-05

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Anna Akhmatova

It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.
Chet Faker

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Author Profession: Australian Musician
Born: 1988-06-23
Died: —

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Chet Faker

All my ego wants is to be sitting by a lake in Italy. It doesnt want to be backstage, warming up.
David Ogilvy

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Author Profession: English Businessman
Born: 1911-06-23
Died: 1999-07-21

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David Ogilvy

The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
Edward VIII

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Author Profession: English Royalty
Born: 1894-06-23
Died: 1972-05-28

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Edward VIII

Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself, never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
Emmanuelle Vaugier

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Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1976-06-23
Died: —

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Emmanuelle Vaugier

When I was modeling in Japan, I could blend in a little because of my hair, but my roommates with blonde hair got harassed. People would touch their hair and grope them in the subway. Actually, a lot of groping happens in the subway in Japan, but thats probably true of subways everywhere.
Giambattista Vico

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Author Profession: Italian Philosopher
Born: 1668-06-23
Died: 1744-01-23

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Giambattista Vico

The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
Glenn Danzig

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1955-06-23
Died: —

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Glenn Danzig

The Democratic party has gone so far to the left that people just cant relate to it anymore and the Republican party is trying to go totally to the right.
Hans Vestberg

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Author Profession: Swedish Businessman
Born: 1965-06-23
Died: —

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Hans Vestberg

India is an important market for Ericsson, not only as a telecom market but also as a global hub for R&D.
Jean Anouilh

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Author Profession: French Playwright
Born: 1910-06-23
Died: 1987-10-03

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Jean Anouilh

Propaganda is a soft weapon, hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.
Joe Taslim

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Author Profession: Indonesian Actor
Born: 1981-06-23
Died: —

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Joe Taslim

My favorite place in Indonesia is Bali. I was there with my family in Nusa Dua, and my kids loved it. Im a workaholic, so for me, Bali is a place where you can have a vacation, but you can have your own moment as well. You feel like you blend with nature - and I love the beach.
Joel Edgerton

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Author Profession: Australian Actor
Born: 1974-06-23
Died: —

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Joel Edgerton

Everybodys a mix of good and bad choices that they make.
Martti Ahtisaari

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Author Profession: Finnish Politician
Born: 1937-06-23
Died: —

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Martti Ahtisaari

If the political will is there, we can solve anything.
Melissa Rauch

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1980-06-23
Died: —

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Melissa Rauch

My fear is that, had I stayed in Jersey, I would have become Snooki because Im just a bottle of hair dye away.
Mike James

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1975-06-23
Died: —

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Mike James

Any dog, you put him in the corner, no matter if theyre vicious or not, theyre going to bite back.
Randy Alcorn

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Author Profession: US Clergyman
Born: 1954-06-23
Died: —

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Randy Alcorn

Its not just what Christian fiction lacks I appreciate - its what it offers. The variety is vast: contemporary, historical, suspense, mysteries, adventure, young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction.
Randy Jackson

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1956-06-23
Died: —

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Randy Jackson

When youre used to being in the public eye, if youve got a disease, youve got to own up to it. Its about being about it, not running from it.
Richard Bach

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1936-06-23
Died: —

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Richard Bach

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
Robert D. Kaplan

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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1952-06-23
Died: —

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Robert D. Kaplan

We talk a lot about individual rights, but in fact Americans are very willing to give up our individual rights if it means our property values will be protected, and so on.
William Odom

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Author Profession: US Soldier
Born: 1932-06-23
Died: 2008-05-30

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William Odom

So the idea that you could put Kurds, Shiite Arabs, and Sunni Arabs in a nice, liberal, federal system in Iraq in a short amount of time, six months or a year, boggles the mind.
Anna Akhmatova

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Author Profession: Poetry edit data Also known as: ???? ????????, Anna Ahmatova, Anna AchmatowaPen name of Anna Andreyevna Gorenko
Born: 1889-06-23
Died: 1966-03-05

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Anna Akhmatova

You will hear thunder and remember me,and think: she wanted storms... Anna Akhmatova
Gordon B. Hinckley

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Author Profession: Religion & Spirituality edit data President Hinckley was known, even at the age of 95, as a tireless leader who always put in a full day at the office and traveled extensively around the world to mix with Church members, now numbering nearly 13 million in 171 nations
Born: 1910-06-23
Died: 0208-01-27

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Gordon B. Hinckley

Life is to be enjoyed, not endured Gordon B. Hinckley
Joss Whedon

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Author Profession: Fantasy, Graphic Novels, Humor And Comedy
Born: 1964-06-23
Died: —

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Joss Whedon

Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck. Joss Whedon
Markus Zusak

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction Member Since July 2011
Born: 1975-06-23
Died: —

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Markus Zusak

Sometimes people are beautiful.Not in looks.Not in what they say.Just in what they are. Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger