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Clifford Odets

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Author Profession: US Playwright
Born: 1906-07-18
Died: 1963-08-18

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Clifford Odets

Sex - the poor mans polo.
Jack Irons

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1962-07-18
Died: —

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Jack Irons

Yield was completed in 1997 and released in 1998. In the spring of 1997, I had made a decision to stop taking medications that I had been taking daily since 1988.
M.I.A.

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Author Profession: British Musician
Born: 1975-07-18
Died: —

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M.I.A.

Nike is the uniform for kids all over the world, and African design has been killed by Nike. Africans no longer want to wear their own designs.
Michiel Huisman

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Author Profession: Dutch Actor
Born: 1981-07-18
Died: —

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Michiel Huisman

Growing up in Holland, I always thought my name was boring, but in the U.S., all of a sudden I have a very cool name.
Nick Faldo

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Author Profession: English Athlete
Born: 1957-07-18
Died: —

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Nick Faldo

When it blows here, even the seagulls walk.
Paul Verhoeven

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Author Profession: Dutch Director
Born: 1938-07-18
Died: —

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Paul Verhoeven

Science fiction is about worlds you dont know and worlds you can create, like in Avatar.
Ryan Cabrera

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1982-07-18
Died: —

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Ryan Cabrera

Hotness is uniqueness and just being yourself - thats hot.
Torii Hunter

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1975-07-18
Died: —

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Torii Hunter

Nothing in baseball can bring me down to the level where I was growing up in Pine Bluff, crying and broke. This is fun for me. Whenever you see me slumping, nah, I dont get upset, Im all right.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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Author Profession: Russian Poet
Born: 1933-07-18
Died: —

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Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Envy is an insult to oneself.
Hunter S. Thompson

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Author Profession: Nonfiction, Entertainment, Gonzo Journalism
Born: 1937-07-18
Died: 0205-02-20

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Hunter S. Thompson

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming 'Wow! What a Ride! Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
Nelson Mandela

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Author Profession: Politics, Social Sciences, Nonfiction
Born: 1918-07-18
Died: 2013-12-05

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Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
William Makepeace Thackeray

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction edit data Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September 1781 ? 13 September 1815), held the high rank of secretary to the board of revenue in the British East India Company.
Born: 1811-07-18
Died: 1863-12-24

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William Makepeace Thackeray

Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back, if you smile, it returns the greeting. William Makepeace Thackeray