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Birthdays occurring on August, 26

1875 John Buchan was born on August 26, 1875
Scottish statesman and writer best known for his swift-paced adventure stories. 1875-1940
There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.
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1880 Guillaume Apollinaire was born on August 26, 1880
French poet and critic who helped to direct poetry into unexplored channels, 1880-1918
Come to the edge, he said. They said: We are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew.
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1885 Jules Romains was born on August 26, 1885
French novelist, dramatist, poet and founder of the literary movement known as Unanimisme, 1885-1972
The world is an enormous injustice.
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1898 Peggy Guggenheim was born on August 26, 1898
American art collector. 1898-1979
where I was still told to my face that modern art can only be Jews.
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Deaths occurring on August, 26

1904 Christopher Isherwood was born on August 26, 1904
English born American writer, satirist, dramatist and author. 1904-1986
It seems to me that the real clue to your sex-orientation lies in your romantic feelings rather than in your sexual feelings. If you are really gay, you are able to fall in love with a man, not just enjoy having sex with him.
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1910 William James died on August 26, 1910
American philosopher and psychologist, leader of the philosophical movement of Pragmatism, 1842-1910
Truth is what works.
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1930 Lon Chaney died on August 26, 1930
Between pictures, there is no Lon Chaney.
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1945 Franz Werfel died on August 26, 1945
German Expressionist poet, playwright and novelist. 1890-1945
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
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1958 Ralph Vaughan Williams died on August 26, 1958
English composer and founder of the nationalist movement in English music. 1872-1958
But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it.
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1962 Vilhjalmur Stefansson died on August 26, 1962
Canadian explorer, 1879-1962
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
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