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Allison Anders

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Author Profession: US Director
Born: 1954-11-16
Died: —

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Allison Anders

While we can work hard at improving our health, size is no more in our control than the color of our skin, our ethnicity, or our sexual preference.
Chinua Achebe

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Author Profession: Nigerian Writer
Born: 1930-11-16
Died: —

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Chinua Achebe

Art is mans constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.
George S. Kaufman

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Author Profession: US Dramatist
Born: 1889-11-16
Died: 1961-06-02

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George S. Kaufman

Satire is what closes on Saturday night.
Magdi Yacoub

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Author Profession: Egyptian Scientist
Born: 1935-11-16
Died: —

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Magdi Yacoub

Leaving Egypt and the people I loved so much, and the environment I liked, was definitely worth it, because I also have great love for medicine and science.
Michael Arlen

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1895-11-16
Died: 1956-06-23

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Michael Arlen

It is amazing how nice people are to you when they know youre going away.
Nnamdi Azikiwe

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Author Profession: Nigerian Statesman
Born: 1904-11-16
Died: 1996-05-11

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Nnamdi Azikiwe

It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.
Oksana Baiul

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1977-11-16
Died: —

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Oksana Baiul

First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
Chinua Achebe

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Author Profession: History, Literature & Fiction, Short Stories
Born: 1930-11-16
Died: 2013-03-21

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Chinua Achebe

If you don't like someone's story, write your own. Chinua Achebe
Jose Saramago

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Theatre Influences Franz Kafka, Ernesto Sabato, Machado de Assis, Eca de Queiros, Jorge L Franz Kafka, Ernesto Sabato, Machado de Assis, Eca de Queiros, Jorge Luis Borges, Fernando Pessoa, Luis Vaz de Camoes, Nikolai Gogol ...more
Born: 1922-11-16
Died: 2010-06-18

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Jose Saramago

Words were not given to man in order to conceal his thoughts Jose Saramago