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Birthdays occurring on December, 25
||Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642|
English mathematician and physicist, "father of the modern science", 1642-1727
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.More quotations from Isaac Newton
||William Collins was born on December 25, 1721|
It seems only yesterday I used to believe
there was nothing under my skin but light.
If you cut me, I would shine.
But now when I fall upon the sidewalks of life,
I skin my knees. I bleed.More quotations from William Collins
||Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821|
American Civil War nurse, Founder of the American National Red Cross, 1821-1912
I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.More quotations from Clara Barton