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rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
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Polish writer and photographer 1966
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Thai politician 1935
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American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
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Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
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„The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow of the earth on the moon and I have more faith in the Shadow than in the Church.“

—  Ferdinand Magellan Portuguese explorer 1480 - 1521
This quotation is often found on the internet attributed to Magellan, but never with a source, and no English occurrence prior to its use by Robert Green Ingersoll in his essay "Individuality" http://www.infidels.org/library/historical/robert_ingersoll/individuality.html (1873) has been located. Thus, it it most likely spurious. In that essay Ingersoll states:

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„God's great work in man takes place in the Interior.“

—  Francisco Palau Beatified Spanish Discalced Carmelite friar and priest 1811 - 1872
Context: God's great work in man takes place in the Interior. The order that appears and is shown outside is the work and effect of the order inside.

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„Think different and then again.“

—  Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011

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German actor 1926 - 1991
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American jazz musician 1961
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