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Anne Hutchinson

Biography

Author Profession: US Clergyman
Born: 1591-07-17
Died: 1643-08-20

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Anne Hutchinson

How did Abraham know that it was God that bid him offer his son, being a breach of the sixth commandment?
Berenice Abbott

Biography

Author Profession: US Photographer
Born: 1898-07-17
Died: 1991-12-09

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Berenice Abbott

Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
Elena Anaya

Biography

Author Profession: Spanish Actress
Born: 1975-07-17
Died: —

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Elena Anaya

I can hypnotize rabbits.
Erle Stanley Gardner

Biography

Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1889-07-17
Died: 1970-03-11

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Erle Stanley Gardner

The real trouble with the writing game is that no general rule can be worked out for uniform guidance, and this applies to sales as well as to writing.
Heather Langenkamp

Biography

Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1964-07-17
Died: —

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Heather Langenkamp

Im always concerned that Im insulting the elder statesmen on the set by my crass behavior.
James Cagney

Biography

Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1899-07-17
Died: 1986-03-30

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James Cagney

You dirty, double-crossing rat.
Juan Antonio Samaranch

Biography

Author Profession: Spanish Celebrity
Born: 1920-07-17
Died: —

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Juan Antonio Samaranch

Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles.
Lionel Ferbos

Biography

Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1911-07-17
Died: 2014-07-19

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Lionel Ferbos

Ive had a wonderful life with music.
Lucio Tan

Biography

Author Profession: Filipino Businessman
Born: 1934-07-17
Died: —

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Lucio Tan

Even the accomplished suffers setbacks sometimes. The more bitter the lessons, the greater the successes will be.
Molly Parker

Biography

Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1972-07-17
Died: —

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Molly Parker

The landscape you grow up in speaks to you in a way that nowhere else does.
Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Biography

Author Profession: Ukrainian Writer
Born: 1888-07-17
Died: 1970-02-17

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Shmuel Yosef Agnon

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
Wong Kar-wai

Biography

Author Profession: Chinese Director
Born: 1956-07-17
Died: —

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Wong Kar-wai

Each production has certain circumstances that will bring you to a certain way of making it. It is not intentional, it is not an artistic decision, the way we make films, it is the way we address to our problems.
Phyllis Diller

Biography

Author Profession: Biographies & Memoirs, Home & Garden, Humor
Born: 1917-07-17
Died: 2012-08-20

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Phyllis Diller

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller