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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

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Author Profession: Mexican Director
Born: 1963-08-15
Died: —

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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation.
Anthony Anderson

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1970-08-15
Died: —

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Anthony Anderson

Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond.
Ben Affleck

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1972-08-15
Died: —

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Ben Affleck

When I watch a guy I know is a big Republican, part of me thinks I probably wouldnt like this person if I met him, or we would have different opinions.
Edna Ferber

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1885-08-15
Died: 1968-04-16

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Edna Ferber

Christmas isnt a season. Its a feeling.
Henry James Sumner Maine

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Author Profession: English Historian
Born: 1822-08-15
Died: 1888-02-03

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Henry James Sumner Maine

Our authorities leave us no doubt that the trust lodged with the oligarchy was sometimes abused, but it certainly ought not to be regarded as a mere usurpation or engine of tyranny.
Jacques Ibert

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Author Profession: French Composer
Born: 1890-08-15
Died: 1962-02-05

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Jacques Ibert

I dream of a collaboration that would finally be total, in which the librettist would often think as a composer and the composer as a librettist.
Jim Dale

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Author Profession: British Musician
Born: 1935-08-15
Died: —

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Jim Dale

Im still a kid inside, and adventure is adventure wherever you find it.
John Mackey

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1953-08-15
Died: —

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John Mackey

At the end of the day, the quality of life is all we have, and its just as important to that lobster, the quality of life that it lives - even if its not as long - as the quality of your life.
Kerri Walsh

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1978-08-15
Died: —

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Kerri Walsh

My job is to be fit and Im really blessed that I get to go and work out and live a really healthy lifestyle.
Louis de Broglie

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Author Profession: French Physicist
Born: 1892-08-15
Died: 1987-03-19

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Louis de Broglie

The electron can no longer be conceived as a single, small granule of electricity, it must be associated with a wave, and this wave is no myth, its wavelength can be measured and its interferences predicted.
Paul Rand

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Author Profession: US Designer
Born: 1914-08-15
Died: 1996-11-26

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Paul Rand

Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions, there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, thats why it is so complicated.
Peter York

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Author Profession: British Journalist
Born: 1950-08-15
Died: —

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Peter York

Nobody knows anything. I deal with people in all walks of life, some of whom should have some idea of what theyre doing. And theyre all clueless. Its astonishing that any bridges stay up, or that planes dont constantly plummet from the sky. Its heartening, in a strange way.
Princess Anne

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Author Profession: British Royalty
Born: 1950-08-15
Died: —

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Princess Anne

When I appear in public people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth, paw the ground and swish my tail - none of which is easy.
Quinton Aaron

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1984-08-15
Died: —

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Quinton Aaron

I feel like if I live the Christian life, then the people should be able to see it in my everyday actions.
Sri Aurobindo

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Author Profession: Indian Philosopher
Born: 1872-08-15
Died: 1950-12-05

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Sri Aurobindo

That which we call the Hindu religion is really the Eternal religion because it embraces all others.
Thomas de Quincey

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Author Profession: English Author
Born: 1785-08-15
Died: 1859-12-08

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Thomas de Quincey

Nobody will laugh long who deals much with opium: its pleasures even are of a grave and solemn complexion.
Zeljko Ivanek

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Author Profession: Slovenian Actor
Born: 1957-08-15
Died: —

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Zeljko Ivanek

Its very juicy to twirl your mustache and figure out why people do the horrible things that they do. Its not just because they are evil, but because thats how they somehow explain the world to themselves and justify themselves. Its always interesting figuring out how that happens.
Julia Child

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Author Profession: Cooking, Food & Wine, Biographies & Memoirs edit data
Born: 1912-08-15
Died: 0204-08-13

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Julia Child

A party without cake is just a meeting Julia Child
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Author Profession: Nonfiction, Military Influences Pierre-Simom Laplace, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Alexander the Gre Pierre-Simom Laplace, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Humphry Davy ...more
Born: 1769-08-15
Died: 1821-05-05

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte
Stieg Larsson

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers, Crime
Born: 1954-08-15
Died: 0204-11-09

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Stieg Larsson

What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst. Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo