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John Adams

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Author Profession: US President
Born: 1735-10-30
Died: 1826-07-04

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John Adams

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write .
Henry Winkler

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1945-10-30
Died: —

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Henry Winkler

I started my career in kindergarten playing a tube of toothpaste in a hygiene play.
Ken Stringfellow

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Author Profession: US singer, guitarist (Posies, Big Star)
Born: 1968-10-30
Died: —

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Ken Stringfellow

I think the secret to the guy was that he was very simple, not stupid, but not a genius, and he ended up being something like an elaborately clothed emperor in a kingdom full of people with no clothes.
William Halsey

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Author Profession: US Soldier
Born: 1882-10-30
Died: 1959-08-20

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William Halsey

There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Author Profession: English satirist, parliamentarian
Born: 1751-10-30
Died: 1816-07-07

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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Never say more than is necessary.
Fyodor Dostoievski

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Author Profession: Russian writer
Born: 1821-10-30
Died: 1881-02-09

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Fyodor Dostoievski

To be conscious is an illnessa real thorough-going illness.
Charles Atlas

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Author Profession: Italian Athlete
Born: 1892-10-30
Died: 1972-12-23

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Charles Atlas

Step by step and the thing is done.
Daniel Nathans

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1928-10-30
Died: 1999-11-16

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Daniel Nathans

At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues, some of whom are close friends.
Frank Pallone

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1951-10-30
Died: —

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Frank Pallone

Its important for us as Democrats to stick together.
Harry Hamlin

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1951-10-30
Died: —

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Harry Hamlin

In those days I was mortified, because I was a serious actor in my own mind, and then all of a sudden Im this hunk.
Joe Adcock

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1927-10-30
Died: 1999-05-03

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Joe Adcock

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
Okky Madasari

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Author Profession: Indonesian Author
Born: 1984-10-30
Died: —

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Okky Madasari

Orientalism has successfully built my critical awareness to question and see the big picture of knowledge, perspective or idea from a Western point of view and always see things from different perspective.
Paul Valery

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Author Profession: French Poet
Born: 1871-10-30
Died: 1945-07-20

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Paul Valery

A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.
Rudolfo Anaya

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1937-10-30
Died: —

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Rudolfo Anaya

There is a time in the last few days of summer when the ripeness of autumn fills the air.
Ezra Pound

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Author Profession: US poet
Born: 1885-10-30
Died: 1972-11-01

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Ezra Pound

The difference between a gun and a tree is a difference of tempo. The tree explodes every spring.
Jean Rostand

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Author Profession: French Lampoonist, moralist, historian of the life sciences, biologist, popularizer scientific, pacifist, humanistic, anticlerical...
Born: 1894-10-30
Died: 1977-09-03

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Jean Rostand

My pessimism goes to the point of suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
Michael Winner

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Author Profession: English writer, director
Born: 1935-10-30
Died: 2013-01-21

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Michael Winner

A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.
Grace Slick

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Author Profession: US singer (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
Born: 1939-10-30
Died: —

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Grace Slick

No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is, you still have to get out of it.