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Akihito

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Author Profession: Japanese Statesman
Born: 1933-12-23
Died: —

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Akihito

I am marrying her because I love her.
Avi

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1937-12-23
Died: —

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Avi

Everybody has ideas. The vital question is, what do you do with them? My rock musician sons shape their ideas into music. My sister takes her ideas and fashions them into poems. My brother uses his ideas to help him understand science. I take my ideas and turn them into stories.
Bob Kahn

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: 1938-12-23
Died: —

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Bob Kahn

You cant gaze in the crystal ball and see the future. What the Internet is going to be in the future is what society makes it.
Chet Baker

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1929-12-23
Died: 1988-05-13

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Chet Baker

The drummer, he inspired me to play like no one else I have ever met.
Corey Haim

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Author Profession: Canadian Actor
Born: 1971-12-23
Died: 2010-03-10

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Corey Haim

Stuff happens when you are a kid, it scars you inside for life.
Dev Hynes

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Author Profession: British Musician
Born: 1985-12-23
Died: —

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Dev Hynes

Chamalkay is an old Guyanese slang word. It means a young mischievous girl. Its not derogatory, but it isnt over complimentary, either. It was probably a word I just Googled one day, and the song kind of played into the feel of that.
Donna Tartt

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Author Profession: US Novelist
Born: 1963-12-23
Died: —

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Donna Tartt

When Im writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail: the color a room is painted, the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
Eddie Vedder

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Author Profession: US Musician
Born: 1964-12-23
Died: —

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Eddie Vedder

The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

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Author Profession: Italian Writer
Born: 1896-12-23
Died: 1957-07-23

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Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.
Holly Madison

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Author Profession: US Model
Born: 1979-12-23
Died: —

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Holly Madison

I like food too much to go on some crazy diet. French fries are my favorite downfall.
Jeff Landry

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1970-12-23
Died: —

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Jeff Landry

Why - because as a oil and gas small business owner - I know if someone is not doing their job, they should not get paid. Again leadership by example.
John Callahan

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1953-12-23
Died: —

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John Callahan

This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section.
Kumar Pallana

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Author Profession: Indian Actor
Born: 1918-12-23
Died: 2013-10-10

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Kumar Pallana

Im an old guy. I dont hustle and I dont bustle. So sometimes youre behind, but thats okay. Your peace of mind is more important. I have seen the people who hustle and bustle, and they are already gone, at a young age. They could have enjoyed life.
Mamnoon Hussain

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Author Profession: Pakistani Politician
Born: 1940-12-23
Died: —

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Mamnoon Hussain

Negotiate with those who wish to talk - and take action against those who create mischief.
Norman Maclean

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Author Profession: US Author
Born: 1902-12-23
Died: 1990-08-02

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Norman Maclean

At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
Vicente del Bosque

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Author Profession: Spanish Coach
Born: 1950-12-23
Died: —

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Vicente del Bosque

A leader is admired, a boss is feared.
Yousuf Karsh

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Author Profession: Canadian Photographer
Born: 1908-12-23
Died: 2002-07-13

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Yousuf Karsh

Ive also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.
Donna Tartt

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories edit data
Born: 1963-12-23
Died: —

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Donna Tartt

Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it. Donna Tartt, The Secret History