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Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Author Profession: US President
Born: 1890-10-14
Died: 1969-03-28

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...
Craig Venter

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1946-10-14
Died: —

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Craig Venter

I am absolutely certain that life can exist in outer space, move around, find a new aqueous environment.
Katherine Mansfield

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories Influences Anton Chekhov edit data
Born: 1888-10-14
Died: 1923-01-09

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Katherine Mansfield

The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Katherine Mansfield
William Penn

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Author Profession: English-US Quaker leader, colonist
Born: 1644-10-14
Died: 1718-07-30

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William Penn

Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
Eamon de Valera

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Author Profession: Irish Statesman
Born: 1882-10-14
Died: 1975-08-29

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Eamon de Valera

We, of our time, have played our part in the perseverance, and we have pledged ourselves to the dead generations who have preserved intact for us this glorious heritage, that we, too, will strive to be faithful to the end, and pass on this tradition unblemished.
Roger Moore

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Author Profession: English actor
Born: 1927-10-14
Died: —

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Roger Moore

I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.
Gautam Gambhir

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Author Profession: Indian Athlete
Born: 1981-10-14
Died: —

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Gautam Gambhir

Any quality player can adjust well to the different demands. It is like a good tennis player who is expected to adjust to the clay at the French Open, the grass at Wimbledon, the hard courts of the U.S. and the heat of the Australian Open. A professional is expected to do all that.
Hannah Arendt

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Author Profession: German Historian
Born: 1906-10-14
Died: 1975-12-04

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Hannah Arendt

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
Harry Anderson

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1952-10-14
Died: —

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Harry Anderson

Is now the time to legalize prostitution?
La Monte Young

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Author Profession: US Composer
Born: 1935-10-14
Died: —

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La Monte Young

I have my own definition of minimalism, which is that which is created with a minimum of means.
Natalie Maines

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1974-10-14
Died: —

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Natalie Maines

The short hair fits my personality more. I think maybe, with long hair, it was a role - I was playing dress-up a bit.
Ryan Hall

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1982-10-14
Died: —

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Ryan Hall

More than the time, its about how you feel - you want to be strong throughout the race.
E.E. Cummings

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Author Profession: Poetry edit data Edward Estlin Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 14, 1894.
Born: 1894-10-14
Died: 1962-09-03

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E.E. Cummings

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. E.E. Cummings
Lillian Gish

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1896-10-14
Died: 1993-02-27

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Lillian Gish

Never get caught acting.
Sir Cliff Richard

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Author Profession: English singer
Born: 1940-10-14
Died: —

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Sir Cliff Richard

If I'm in the middle of hitting a most fantastic cross court back hand top spin and someone says 'Can you stop now and have sex' I'll say: 'No thanks!'