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Alexander Alekhine

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Author Profession: Russian Celebrity
Born: 1892-10-31
Died: 1946-03-24

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Alexander Alekhine

Chess first of all teaches you to be objective.
Bernard Edwards

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1952-10-31
Died: 1996-04-18

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Bernard Edwards

Yknow, smile, dance, get crazy... we sure do while were making it, because music is our leeezshure, its my fun.
Carlos Drummond de Andrade

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Author Profession: Brazilian Poet
Born: 1902-10-31
Died: 1987-08-17

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Carlos Drummond de Andrade

Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someones heart, know that youre really loved.
Chiang Kai-shek

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Author Profession: Chinese Soldier
Born: 1887-10-31
Died: 1975-04-05

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Chiang Kai-shek

War is not only a matter of equipment, artillery, group troops or air force, it is largely a matter of spirit, or morale.
Dan Rather

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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1931-10-31
Died: —

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Dan Rather

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.
Deidre Hall

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1947-10-31
Died: —

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Deidre Hall

I dont work a five-day week as a rule, and Ive managed to fill that time up. It hasnt been that hard. I volunteer at school. Im working because I love it. Yet, I dont not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff.
Frank Iero

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1981-10-31
Died: —

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Frank Iero

If you dont listen, youre never gonna learn.
Hobart Alter

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1933-10-31
Died: 2014-03-29

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Hobart Alter

On the manufacturing side, surfing was a lot harder than sailing. You had to find guys who could shape, who could glass, and youre looking for good people among all these surfers, you know. Keeping the quality up was always a problem.
Illinois Jacquet

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1922-10-31
Died: 2004-07-22

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Illinois Jacquet

Their eagerness for the big-band music and their ability to grasp the essence of it made me realize that todays generation has not been properly exposed to the big-band sound.
John Candy

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Author Profession: Canadian Comedian
Born: 1950-10-31
Died: 1994-03-04

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John Candy

Who wants an orange whip? Orange whip? Orange whip? Three orange whips.
Karl Radek

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Author Profession: Ukrainian Politician
Born: 1885-10-31
Died: 1939-05-19

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Karl Radek

The enmity of such a party towards Socialism does not mean that the members are only prejudiced against it because they do not know it, it means that they are possessed of bourgeois ideas, and wish to determine their policy accordingly.
Michael J. Anderson

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1953-10-31
Died: —

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Michael J. Anderson

I think that David Lynch, he lives in a zone, and he expresses that zone to us with everything he does.
Michael Landon

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1936-10-31
Died: 1991-07-01

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Michael Landon

I dont have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments.
Mike O'Malley

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1966-10-31
Died: —

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Mike O'Malley

I think what good television does well is that it shows characters evolving.
Nick Saban

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Author Profession: US Coach
Born: 1951-10-31
Died: —

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Nick Saban

Mediocre people dont like high achievers, and high achievers dont like mediocre people.
Peter Jackson

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Author Profession: New Zealander Director
Born: 1961-10-31
Died: —

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Peter Jackson

The most honest form of filmmaking is to make a film for yourself.
Richard Morris Hunt

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Author Profession: US Architect
Born: 1827-10-31
Died: 1895-07-31

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Richard Morris Hunt

Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, its up to you to do it.
Roger Kahn

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1927-10-31
Died: —

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Roger Kahn

Horse racing is animated roulette.
Samaire Armstrong

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1980-10-31
Died: —

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Samaire Armstrong

I feel like if Im sick, I need flowers. Im very open about saying what I need from a partner, and he needs to meet those demands.
Vanilla Ice

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1968-10-31
Died: —

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Vanilla Ice

I like Jay-Z, 50 Cent and Common. But I like the underground stuff like Young Jeezy, Black Rob and Shine. I also love heavy metal like Slipknot and Pantera, Its very intense stuff.
Zaha Hadid

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Author Profession: British Architect
Born: 1950-10-31
Died: —

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Zaha Hadid

Like men, women have to be diligent and work hard.
John Keats

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Author Profession: Poetry Influences William Blake, Virgil, William Hazlitt, Edmund Spenser
Born: 1795-10-31
Died: 1821-02-23

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John Keats

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn and Other Poems