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Bert Lahr

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1895-08-13
Died: 1967-12-04

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Bert Lahr

After The Wizard Of Oz I was typecast as a lion, and there arent all that many parts for lions.
Felix Adler

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Author Profession: German Educator
Born: 1851-08-13
Died: 1933-04-24

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Felix Adler

The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
Frederick Sanger

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Author Profession: English Scientist
Born: 1918-08-13
Died: —

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Frederick Sanger

It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
George Packer

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1960-08-13
Died: —

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George Packer

While starving refugees in Homs were providing target practice for government snipers, Bashar al-Assads strongest international backer was in Sochi, at the Iceberg Skating Palace, visibly moved, smiling with deep satisfaction, as the Russians beautifully glided and leaped their way to the gold medal in the team event.
Giovanni Agnelli

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Author Profession: Italian Designer
Born: 1866-08-13
Died: 1945-12-16

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Giovanni Agnelli

And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European countries that had suffered so heavily.
Iqbal Quadir

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Author Profession: Bangladeshi Businessman
Born: 1958-08-13
Died: —

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Iqbal Quadir

When leaders are no longer beholden to the people who elected them, corruption results and the recruitment of extremists becomes easier.
Jackie Walorski

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1963-08-13
Died: —

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Jackie Walorski

America is a grateful nation. We cannot allow anything or anyone to get in the way of that. The words veteran and backlog should never appear in the same sentence.
Joycelyn Elders

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Author Profession: US Public Servant
Born: 1933-08-13
Died: —

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Joycelyn Elders

We really need to get over this love affair with the fetus and start worrying about children.
Scott Hamilton

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1958-08-13
Died: —

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Scott Hamilton

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Alfred Hitchcock

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Author Profession: Mystery & Thrillers, Horror edit data
Born: 1899-08-13
Died: 1980-04-29

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Alfred Hitchcock

Puns are the highest form of literature. Alfred Hitchcock