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Birthdays occurring on November, 17

Frank Spotnitz was born on November 17,
Yet I think nostalgia of any kind is a double-edged sword. When people see a TV show title from their youth, they're looking for a piece of that old experience to come back, and the truth is, they'll never recapture it.
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1815 Eliza Wood Burhans Farnham was born on November 17, 1815
American social reformer, 1815-1864
Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
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1887 Bernard Law Montgomery was born on November 17, 1887
English military, 1887-1976
Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear.
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1888 Curt Goetz was born on November 17, 1888
German author, 1888-1960
There are many women who are happy to be married, but only a few who are married happily.
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1901 Lee Strasberg was born on November 17, 1901
If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?
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Deaths occurring on November, 17

1494 Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola died on November 17, 1494
We have made thee neither of heaven nor of earth, Neither mortal or immortal, So that with freedom of choice and with honor, As thought the maker and molder of thyself, Thou mayest fashion thyself in whatever shape thou shalt prefer. Thou shalt have the power out of thy soul's judgment, to be reborn into the higher forms, which are divine.
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1624 Jacob Boehme died on November 17, 1624
German philosopher, 1575-1624
When in such sadness I earnestly elevated my spirit into God and locked my whole heart and mind along with all my thoughts and will therein, ceaselessly pressing in with God's Love and Mercy, and not to cease until he blessed me… then after some hard storms my spirit broke through hell's gates into the inmost birth of the Godhead, and there I was embraced with Love as a bridegroom embraces his dear bride.
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1747 Alain Rene Lesage died on November 17, 1747
French satirical dramatist, 1668-1747
Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
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1917 Auguste Rodin died on November 17, 1917
French sculptor of bronze and marble figures, 1840-1917
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
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1955 James P. Johnson died on November 17, 1955
[Fats Waller's talent outstripped even his girth. He was the most celebrated of all stride pianists, the first jazz musician to record on the organ, the composer of hundreds of songs and a master singer and showman who could find high comedy in the most mundane pop tunes.] Some little people have music in them, ... but Fats was all music, and you know how big he was.
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