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Abigail Adams

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Author Profession: US First Lady
Born: 1744-12-22
Died: 1818-10-28

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Abigail Adams

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.
Andrew Fastow

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Author Profession: US Criminal
Born: 1961-12-22
Died: —

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Andrew Fastow

I believe I was extremely greedy.
Brooke Nevin

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Author Profession: Canadian Actress
Born: 1982-12-22
Died: —

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Brooke Nevin

I think horror films in the past maybe touched on social themes having to do with whatever era in which they were made, but in the end, its definitely an escapist form of entertainment.
Charles Stuart Calverley

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Author Profession: English Poet
Born: 1831-12-22
Died: 1884-02-17

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Charles Stuart Calverley

I cannot sing the old songs now! It is not that I deem them low, Tis that I cant remember how They go.
Connie Mack

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1862-12-22
Died: —

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Connie Mack

No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball.
Don Kardong

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1948-12-22
Died: —

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Don Kardong

Eventually, competition and adventure wane, and I enter my ibuprofen phase. Tweaky hamstrings and achy knees restrict mileage, but I continue running for health, sanity, and the ritual of a Sunday trail run with like-minded buddies. We discuss the nagging injuries that bedevil us, and remember the good old days when we were kings.
Edgard Varese

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Author Profession: US Composer
Born: 1883-12-22
Died: 1965-11-06

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Edgard Varese

Contrary to general belief, an artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
Jean Henri Fabre

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Author Profession: French Author
Born: 1823-12-22
Died: 1915-10-11

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Jean Henri Fabre

We have within us, from the start, that which will distinguish us from the vulgar herd.
Jean Racine

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Author Profession: French Dramatist
Born: 1639-12-22
Died: 1699-04-21

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Jean Racine

The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love.
Jyoti Amge

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Author Profession: Indian Actress
Born: 1993-12-22
Died: —

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Jyoti Amge

One of the problems with being famous is people mob you wherever you go. Many of them ask very irritating questions. If I were not the shortest woman in the world, I would not have become famous.
Luther Campbell

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1960-12-22
Died: —

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Luther Campbell

Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.
Mary Archer

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Author Profession: British Scientist
Born: 1944-12-22
Died: —

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Mary Archer

I think one of the downsides of the sort of obsession with romantic love and personal fulfillment is that the plain fact of the matter is that those feelings dont last for ever and so they better be replaced and reinforced by things that do.
Steve Garvey

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1948-12-22
Died: —

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Steve Garvey

With my Roman Catholic upbringing, I have a set of principles that serve me well in good times and bad.
Vanessa Paradis

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Author Profession: French Musician
Born: 1972-12-22
Died: —

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Vanessa Paradis

I realize how unique my path has been. And Im thankful for that.
James Burke

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Author Profession: History, Science edit data
Born: 1936-12-22
Died: —

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James Burke

When you read a book, you hold another's mind in your hands. James Burke