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Charles Darwin

“Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits” – Charles Darwin. Charles Darwin is quite…

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Herbert Hoover

“Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt” – Herbert Hoover. Some individuals seem to have a…

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Irving Berlin

“Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” – Irving Berlin Born Israel…

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J. R. R. Tolkien

“A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen.” – J.R.R. Tolkien. J. R. R. Tolkien Biography…

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John D Rockefeller

“I have ways of making money that you know nothing of” – John D. Rockefeller For a man who was…

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Gustave Eiffel

“I ought to be jealous of the tower. She is more famous than I am.” – Gustave Eiffel. Gustave Eiffel…

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Amelia Earhart

“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to…

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Stan Laurel

“All I know is just how to make people laugh” – Stan Laurel Born on 16 June 1890 in Ulverston,…

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Louis Braille

“Live without seeing, but be what you are.” – Louis Braille Louis Braille Biography Born on 4 January 1809, Louis…

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Ada Lovelace

“The Analytical Engine does not occupy common ground with mere ‘calculating machines.’ It holds a position wholly its own, and…

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Beatrix Potter

 “Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” – Beatrix Potter…

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Bertrand Russell

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong” – Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell Biography Bertrand Russell…

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Albert Einstein

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Biography Albert Einstein…

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Rudyard Kipling

“A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty.” – Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling Biography Joseph Rudyard Kipling…

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Ulysses S Grant

“I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.” – Ulysses S Grant Ulysses S. Grant Biography Born…

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J. Edgar Hoover

“We are a fact-gathering organization only. We don’t clear anybody. We don’t condemn anybody.” – J. Edgar Hoover J. Edgar…

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