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Chris Hemsworth

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Author Profession: Australian Actor
Born: 1983-08-11
Died: —

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Chris Hemsworth

People who put themselves on the line and sacrifice their own safety for the greater good and for others, and anyone in any profession whose concern is the welfare for other people instead of the individual, are inspiring and important.
Enid Blyton

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Author Profession: English Writer
Born: 1897-08-11
Died: 1968-11-28

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Enid Blyton

My work in books, films and talks lies almost wholly with children, and I have very little time to give to grown-ups.
Suzanne Collins

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Author Profession: Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult
Born: 1962-08-11
Died: —

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Suzanne Collins

You love me. Real or not real?'I tell him, 'Real. Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay
Marilyn vos Savant

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Author Profession: US columnist
Born: 1946-08-11
Died: —

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Marilyn vos Savant

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Alex Haley

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1921-08-11
Died: 1992-02-10

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Alex Haley

Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you.
Charlotte Mary Yonge

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Author Profession: English Novelist
Born: 1823-08-11
Died: 1901-05-24

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Charlotte Mary Yonge

Jamess expedition to Scotland is wholly imaginary, though there appears to have been space for it during Henrys progress to the North to pay his devotions at Beverley Minster.
David Henry Hwang

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Author Profession: US Playwright
Born: 1957-08-11
Died: —

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David Henry Hwang

I'm happy. Which often looks like crazy.
Hugh MacDiarmid

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Author Profession: Scottish Poet
Born: 1892-08-11
Died: 1978-09-09

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Hugh MacDiarmid

There are plenty of ruined buildings in the world but no ruined stones.
Jerry Falwell

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Author Profession: US Clergyman
Born: 1933-08-11
Died: 2007-05-15

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Jerry Falwell

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
Kristin Armstrong

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1973-08-11
Died: —

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Kristin Armstrong

The best thing to do when you find yourself in a hurting or vulnerable place is to surround yourself with the strongest, finest, most positive people you know.
Melky Cabrera

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1984-08-11
Died: —

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Melky Cabrera

I just like to be under the radar and concentrate and do my job.
Peter Eisenman

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Author Profession: US Architect
Born: 1932-08-11
Died: —

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Peter Eisenman

If you were a son of mine, I wouldnt want you to be an architect, because its a tough way to be in the world.
Tommy Caldwell

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1978-08-11
Died: —

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Tommy Caldwell

I have a very distinct goal all the time that Im working toward, and I love the way it makes me live.
William O'Neill

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1930-08-11
Died: 2007-11-24

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William O'Neill

Meeting all walks of life, it broadened your horizons, lets say that.
Steve Wozniak

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Author Profession: Memoir, Computers, Technology
Born: 1950-08-11
Died: —

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Steve Wozniak

If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it's within your reach. And it'll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build. It'll be worth it, I promise. Steve Wozniak
Robert G. Ingersoll

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1833-08-11
Died: 1899-07-21

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Robert G. Ingersoll

With soap, baptism is a good thing.
Gifford Pinchot

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Author Profession: US environmentalist
Born: 1865-08-11
Died: 1946-10-04

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Gifford Pinchot

Innovations never happen as planned.
Arlene Dahl

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1924-08-11
Died: —

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Arlene Dahl

Lorenzo believes in taking a big bite out of life.
Carl Rowan

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Author Profession: US journalist
Born: 1925-08-11
Died: 2000-09-23

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Carl Rowan

Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested on.