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Art Garfunkel

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1941-11-05
Died: —

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Art Garfunkel

We human beings are tuned such that we crave great melody and great lyrics. And if somebody writes a great song, its timeless that we as humans are going to feel something for that and theres going to be a real appreciation.
Ben Quayle

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1976-11-05
Died: —

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Ben Quayle

Spending when the maths not there and the numbers arent there and if they look in the social security trust fund, its filled with IOUs because the governments been pilfering it for years on end. We have to do something. We have to start having this discussion.
Bill Walton

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1952-11-05
Died: —

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Bill Walton

You dont win championships by just being normal, by just being average.
Bryan Adams

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Author Profession: Canadian Musician
Born: 1959-11-05
Died: —

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Bryan Adams

Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then thats fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.
Clifford Irving

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1930-11-05
Died: —

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Clifford Irving

I became chairman of the inmates committee. Got into a lot of trouble. Was accused of fomenting a riot. Was accused of plotting to kill the warden.
Corin Nemec

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1971-11-05
Died: —

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Corin Nemec

I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but Im not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to creating a character.
Famke Janssen

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Author Profession: Dutch Actress
Born: 1965-11-05
Died: —

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Famke Janssen

Im intrigued by the dark. Out of darkness comes creation.
Ida Tarbell

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Author Profession: US Journalist
Born: 1857-11-05
Died: 1944-01-06

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Ida Tarbell

A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.
Jay S. Walker

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1955-11-05
Died: —

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Jay S. Walker

All of imagination - everything that we think, we feel, we sense - comes through the human brain. And once we create new patterns in this brain, once we shape the brain in a new way, it never returns to its original shape.
Jeffrey Sachs

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Author Profession: US Economist
Born: 1954-11-05
Died: —

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Jeffrey Sachs

The idea that UN commitments should be followed by action is indeed a radical one, especially for the United States, where wilful neglect of its own commitments is the rule.
John B. S. Haldane

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Author Profession: British Scientist
Born: 1892-11-05
Died: 1964-12-01

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John B. S. Haldane

Would I lay down my life to save my brother? No, but I would to save two brothers or eight cousins.
Johnny Damon

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1973-11-05
Died: —

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Johnny Damon

I know who I am. And I know Im a good person.
Peter Hammill

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Author Profession: English Musician
Born: 1948-11-05
Died: —

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Peter Hammill

The crucial question one comes back to is the examination, without that experience is meaningless. And I think its true that society is becoming more and more passive, less and less fired up with enthusiasm, in many spheres.
Peter Pace

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Author Profession: US Soldier
Born: 1945-11-05
Died: —

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Peter Pace

I believe that homosexual acts between individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts. I do not believe that the Armed Forces of the United States are well served by a saying through our policies that its OK to be immoral in any way.
Ryan Adams

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1974-11-05
Died: —

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Ryan Adams

Music is my thing. Its my thing, its what I love. Its what I do. Its football to me, its Christmas to me, religion to me, poetry to me.
Sebastian Arcelus

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1976-11-05
Died: —

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Sebastian Arcelus

My big break was back in the third grade playing the third monkey in Horton Hears a Who.
Tatum O'Neal

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1963-11-05
Died: —

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Tatum O'Neal

I remained Ryans companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens.
Washington Allston

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Author Profession: US Artist
Born: 1779-11-05
Died: 1843-07-09

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Washington Allston

The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.
Augustine of Hippo

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Author Profession: Catholicism, Philosophy, Religion
Born: 0354-11-05
Died: 0430-08-24

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Augustine of Hippo

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. Augustine of Hippo
Vandana Shiva

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Author Profession: Science, Politics edit data
Born: 1952-11-05
Died: —

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Vandana Shiva

You are not Atlas carrying the world on your shoulder. It is good to remember that the planet is carrying you. Vandana Shiva