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Charlie Haden

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1937-08-06
Died: —

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Charlie Haden

The bass, no matter what kind of music youre playing, it just enhances the sound and makes everything sound more beautiful and full. When the bass stops, the bottom kind of drops out of everything.
Geri Halliwell

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Author Profession: British Musician
Born: 1972-08-06
Died: —

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Geri Halliwell

My daughter is the biggest gift, Ive said it so many times and it sounds like a cliche, but the thing about being a parent is when you think youve cracked it, and youre on top of your game, they change again and you have to catch up and adjust. I feel such a responsibility to instill good values in her, to be polite, to have discipline.
Jason O'Mara

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Author Profession: Irish Actor
Born: 1972-08-06
Died: —

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Jason O'Mara

I turned up my nose at yoga for years. I was a rugby player growing up. But now I know. When Im on those long international flights, like 22 hours from L.A. to Sydney, Ill get up sometimes and do yoga in the aisle just to stretch out a little bit.
Lucille Ball

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Author Profession: US Comedian
Born: 1911-08-06
Died: 1989-04-26

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Lucille Ball

Id rather regret the things Ive done than regret the things I havent done.
Michelle Yeoh

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Author Profession: Malaysian Actress
Born: 1962-08-06
Died: —

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Michelle Yeoh

If you read a lot of Chinese literature, there has always been very strong women figures - warriors, swordswomen - who defended honor and loyalty with the men. So, its not new to our culture - its always been very much a part of it. Its good that now the Western audience would have a different image of the Chinese women.
Paolo Bacigalupi

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1972-08-06
Died: —

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Paolo Bacigalupi

Economies are embedded inside ecosystems. Companies dependent on tourism, for example, are affected by low rainfall - theres less snow for skiers, and forest fires are more intense.
Piers Anthony

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Author Profession: English Writer
Born: 1934-08-06
Died: —

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Piers Anthony

When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.
Romola Garai

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Author Profession: English Actress
Born: 1982-08-06
Died: —

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Romola Garai

I think the problem is that there has been a kind of backlash against feminism. I think women just didnt really see themselves winning that fight, and I think that probably led to a lot women feeling trapped in a perpetual cycle of disappointment - trying to be feminists and failing to be.
Scott Nearing

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Author Profession: US Activist
Born: 1883-08-06
Died: 1983-08-24

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Scott Nearing

Do the best that you can in the place where you are, and be kind.
Stefan Sagmeister

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Author Profession: Austrian Designer
Born: 1962-08-06
Died: —

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Stefan Sagmeister

I didnt think that personal style had much value in graphic design.
Vera Farmiga

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1973-08-06
Died: —

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Vera Farmiga

In these times, in this harsh, rude, warring world that we live in, where most of the bloodshed is My god is greater than your god, and were fighting in the name of our god, we have to find a way to peaceably coexist, spiritually.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Author Profession: Poetry, Drama Influences Arthur Henry Hallam, John Keats
Born: 1809-08-06
Died: 1892-10-06

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Alfred Lord Tennyson

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Andy Warhol

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Author Profession: Arts & Photography edit data Andrew Warhola
Born: 1928-08-06
Died: 1987-02-22

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Andy Warhol

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol