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Tupac Shakur171
rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
Sukavich Rangsitpol12
Thai politician 1935
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Kurt Cobain166
American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
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Michael Jackson97
American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
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Bob Marley116
Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
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„The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.“

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„The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.“

—  William James American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist 1842 - 1910
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„Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.“

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„Facts are constituted by older ideologies“

—  Paul Karl Feyerabend Austrian-born philosopher of science 1924 - 1994
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„The sadness will last forever.“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890
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„I wish they would take me as I am.“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

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„The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

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„If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

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„Life is a winking light in the darkness.“

—  Hayao Miyazaki Japanese animator, film director, and mangaka 1941
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„In my end is my beginning.“

—  Mary, Queen of Scots Scottish monarch and queen consort of France 1542 - 1587

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