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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Marc Andreessen

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...Marc Andreessen 1971 –   American software developer and businessman Software is eating the world. in Wall Street Journal 20 August...

James Barnes

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...James Barnes 1866 – 1936 You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much. early 20th...

Alan Dershowitz

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...Alan Dershowitz 1938 –   Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected. Newsweek , Feb. 20,...

Ada Louise Huxtable

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...Ada Louise Huxtable 1921 –   New York, thy name is irreverence and hyperbole. And grandeur. in The New York Times , July 20,...

Gilbert Seldes

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...Gilbert Seldes 1893 – 1970 Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind. The New Republic , Dec. 20,...

Frank Zappa

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...Frank Zappa 1940 – 93 Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. quoted in New York magazine, June 20,...

‘Buzz’ Aldrin

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...‘Buzz’ Aldrin 1930 –   American astronaut Beautiful! Beautiful! Magnificent desolation. of the lunar landscape on the first moon walk, 20 July 1969 magnificent desolation Magnificent ...

Bernard Lovell

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...Bernard Lovell 1913 – 2012 English astronomer Youth is vivid rather than happy, but memory always remembers the happy things. in Times 20 August...

Alan Turing

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...Alan Turing 1912 – 54 English mathematician and codebreaker If a machine is expected to be infallible, it cannot also be intelligent. lecture, the London Mathematical Society, 20 February...

Christopher Hitchens

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...Christopher Hitchens 1949 – 2011 English -born American journalist and writer What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence. in Slate Magazine 20 October...

O. G. S. Crawford

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...S. O. G. S. Crawford 1886 – 1957 English archaeologist Field archaeology is an essentially English form of sport. Archaeology in the Field (1953) ch. ...

Claus Moser

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...Claus Moser 1922 – 2015 British statistician Education costs money, but then so does ignorance. speech to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Swansea, 20 August...

Filippo Tomasso Marinetti

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...Filippo Tomasso Marinetti 1876 – 1944 Italian poet and dramatist Art, in fact, can be nothing but violence, cruelty, and injustice. ‘Manifesto of Futurism’ in Le Figaro 20 February...

Neil Armstrong

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...Neil Armstrong 1930 –   That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. disembarking from the Apollo 11 Eagle lunar lander, July 20,...

Hans Blix

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...Hans Blix 1928 –   Swedish diplomat We have not found any smoking guns. of weapons inspections in Iraq in Newsweek 20 January 2003 not found any smoking guns not found any smoking ...

Malcolm Fraser

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...Malcolm Fraser 1930 – 2015 Australian Liberal statesman Life is not meant to be easy. 5th Alfred Deakin Lecture, 20 July 1971; see Shaw life is not meant to be easy Life is not meant to be ...

St Irenaeus

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...St Irenaeus c. ad 130 – c. 200 Greek theologian Gloria Dei vivens homo. The glory of God is a man fully alive. Against the Heresies bk. 4, ch. 20 glory of God is a man man fully ...

Charles Roupell

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...Charles Roupell British lawyer To play billiards well is a sign of an ill-spent youth. attributed, in D. Duncan Life of Herbert Spencer (1908) ch. 20 play billiards well sign of an ill-spent ...

Sallust

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...Sallust ( Gaius Sallustius Crispus ) 86 – 35 bc Roman historian To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship. Catiline ch. 20 like and dislike the same like and dislike the same that is true ...

Zohar

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...Zohar 13th century chief text of the Jewish Kabbalah He made this world to match the world above, and whatever exists above has its counterpart below…and all is one. bk. 2, 20a all is ...

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