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Emily Dickinson

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Author Profession: US Poet
Born: 1830-12-10
Died: 1886-05-15

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Emily Dickinson

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Kenneth Branagh

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Author Profession: Irish actor
Born: 1960-12-10
Died: —

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Kenneth Branagh

I'm just a foul-mouthed Brit.
Abu Abbas

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Author Profession: Palestinian Politician
Born: 1948-12-10
Died: 2004-03-08

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Abu Abbas

We never had planned to hijack a ship. We never thought of any war plans outside the Palestinian lands. We wished that the program had not failed and then the warriors could have achieved their goals.
Charlie Adam

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Author Profession: Scottish Athlete
Born: 1985-12-10
Died: —

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Charlie Adam

I want to be a footballer - and that means playing on a Saturday afternoon.
Nelly Sachs

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Author Profession: German Poet
Born: 1891-12-10
Died: 1970-05-12

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Nelly Sachs

To me, a fairy tale seems to have become reality.
Clive Anderson

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Author Profession: English Entertainer
Born: 1952-12-10
Died: —

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Clive Anderson

Schoolchildren and older people like the idea of planting trees. For children, its interesting that an acorn will grow into an oak, and for older people its a legacy. And the act of planting a tree is not that difficult.
D'Brickashaw Ferguson

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Author Profession: Algerian Athlete
Born: 1983-12-10
Died: —

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D'Brickashaw Ferguson

I dont see myself as the perfect person at all.
George MacDonald

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Author Profession: Scottish Novelist
Born: 1824-12-10
Died: 1905-09-18

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George MacDonald

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
Mako

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Author Profession: Japanese Actor
Born: 1933-12-10
Died: 2006-07-21

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Mako

I was a very happy child, so to speak. But, since we didnt have video games or television, and very little radio, in terms of a form of entertainment, I used to read a lot and I would draw a lot, and those two things used to occupy my time.
Mark Takano

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1960-12-10
Died: —

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Mark Takano

We, as Americans, do our level best to avoid being cruel to one another, were led out of a diverse nation to come together and learn how to live with one another in a way that elevates everyone and our way of life. Weve tried mightily to renew and imagine - imagine anew what it means to be free, what it means to be fair.
Teyana Taylor

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1990-12-10
Died: —

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Teyana Taylor

Harlem is a stage. Its like its own planet, from the way we dress to the swag in the way we walk and talk.
Umera Ahmad

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Author Profession: Pakistani Author
Born: 1976-12-10
Died: —

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Umera Ahmad

A feeling of alienation existed in India about life in Pakistan because most of what was known was negative. So, everyone used to believe things in our country are always bad, and we dont lead a happy life. But this has changed to some extent. After watching our dramas, people now know that we lead our lives similar to the way they live.
Xavier Samuel

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Author Profession: Australian Actor
Born: 1983-12-10
Died: —

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Xavier Samuel

I dont know that many Australian actors in Los Angeles, but there are a few of us. I mean, we kind of get together occasionally, but I wouldnt say its an alliance or anything like that.
Cornelia Funke

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Author Profession: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Ya Fantasy, Childrens
Born: 1958-12-10
Died: —

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Cornelia Funke

Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page. Cornelia Funke, Inkspell
William Plomer

Biography

Author Profession: S. African-English writer
Born: 1903-12-10
Died: 1973-09-21

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William Plomer

It is the function of creative people to perceive relations between thoughts, or things, or forms of expressions that seem utterly different, and to be able to Connect the seemingly Unconnected
Dorothy Lamour

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1914-12-10
Died: 1996-09-22

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Dorothy Lamour

I felt like a wonderful sandwich, a slice of white bread between two slices of ham.
Carolyn Kizer

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1925-12-10
Died: 2014-10-09

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Carolyn Kizer

Happiness is a Chinese meal, sorrow is a nourishment forever.
J. Mascis

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Author Profession: US musician (Dinosaur, Jr.)
Born: 1965-12-10
Died: —

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J. Mascis

It's not like being in a band is all that fun or anything.
Greg Giraldo

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Author Profession: US comic
Born: 1965-12-10
Died: 2010-09-29

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Greg Giraldo

The NRA is not pro-gun, they’re anti-varmint.