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Hugh Hefner (born April 9, 1926) is an American magazine publisher, as well as the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises.
  • Albert Einstein (1879-1955). German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968). American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.
  • Gordon Gekko is a fictional character, the main antagonist of the 1987 film Wall Street and the antihero of its 2010 sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Gekko was portrayed by actor Michael Douglas.
  • John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his death in 1963.
  • Frank Sinatra (1915-1998). American singer and film actor.
  • Hugh Hefner (born April 9, 1926) is an American magazine publisher, as well as the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises.
  • William Shakespeare (1564-1616). English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
  • Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975), commonly called Ari, was a prominent Greek shipping magnate, billionaire and bon vivant.
  • John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937). American industrialist and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company and world's first US$-billionaire. Net worth in today's money: US$340 billion.
  • Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). Irish writer and poet. Known for his biting wit, flamboyant dress and glittering conversation, Wilde became one of the best-known personalities of his day.
  • Dale Carnegie (1888-1955). American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798). Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century.
  • Mary Quant (1934-). Fashion designer and British fashion icon.

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    "A proverb is no proverb to you until life has illustrated it." - John Keats.

    QUOTES are used in text to indicate the words of another speaker or writer. In speech and written text, quotes can also refer to: nested quotation, quotation inside a quotation; quotation mining, compiling quotations; quoting out of context, a form of fallacy; use-mention distinction and quasi-quotation, the philosophical distinction between mentioning a word and using it to denote a thing or idea.

    A PROVERB, (from the Latin proverbium), is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. If a proverb is distinguished by particularly good phrasing, it may be known as an aphorism.

    Proverbs are often borrowed from similar languages and cultures, and sometimes come down to the present through more than one language. Both the Bible (Book of Proverbs) and medieval Latin have played a considerable role in distributing proverbs across Europe, although almost every culture has examples of its own.

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