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Events of the day 20 September

George Coșbuc1866:

Was born George Coșbuc.

Sophia Loren1934:

Was born Sophia Loren.

Elizabeth Kenny1880:

Was born Elizabeth Kenny.

James Dewar1842:

Was born James Dewar.

Annie Besant1933:

Has died Annie Besant.

Fiorello Henry LaGuardia1947:

Has died Fiorello Henry LaGuardia.

Simon Wiesenthal2005:

Has died Simon Wiesenthal.

George Seferis1971:

Has died George Seferis.

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Famous quotes

Donald Edwin Westlake

If what you have done seems simple, it means that you...

Quote by Donald Edwin Westlake about advice
Henry Ford

Any colour - so long as it's black.

Quote by Henry Ford about magic
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one...

Quote by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about man
Ernest Hemingway

You're beautiful, like a May fly.

Quote by Ernest Hemingway

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it...

Quote by Roy Lemon Smith about christians, soul, christmas, heart
Nichita Stănescu

Tell me, if I caught you one day And kissed the sole of...

Quote by Nichita Stănescu about kiss, day
Confucius

There are three methods of remembrance inside: -...

Quote by Confucius about wisdom, meditation, bitter, experience
Sai Baba of Shirdi

Who are we? Night and day think about it.

Quote by Sai Baba of Shirdi about thinking, night, day
William Blake

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the...

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
Samuel Beckett

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Quote by Samuel Beckett about advice
Aesop

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Quote by Aesop about goodnes
Simone de Beauvoir

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act...

Quote by Simone de Beauvoir about future, change, life


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Christmas Also Came Here

Christmas also came here
To soothe our pain,
White snow is falling over my life
It’s snowing over my soul,
White snow is falling
Over my life
That ends here.

The star begins to shine
On the holy manger
And once again three magi...

Tudor GheorgheSongs by Tudor Gheorghe about christmas, pain, life, end, sin, tears, dream, soul

The Keynote

The bone is a joy only when it's the forehead bone,
when it protects, does not disjoin,
as are the alkaline vertebrae
from the difficult depths of the flesh and the wedding.
I'm resigned to losing the habit
of my manner of being,
but...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about habits, being, body, time, marriage, hunger, solitude, death, joy, stars

Distance

is the cog wheel
on the haunted axle of my hearing,
grinding fine the deadened mind
of that unborn god
waiting to be caught
by the earth's blue speed,
and carrying in a handled urn
the plucked heart - ours,
it's beating,...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about speed, memory, mind, earth, tears, god, heart

Sign 12

Little by little she became a word,
bundles of soul on the wind,
a dolphin in the clutches of my eyebrows,
a stone provoking rings in water,
a star inside my knww,
a sky inside my shoulder,
and I inside I.

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about word, water, soul, sky

Folklore

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Ye hae been smelling the bung.

Proverbs and old sayings British

If we do what we always did we will always remain what we always we're.

Proverbs and old sayings West African

A man should stay alive if only out of curiosity.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

The darkest hour is before dawn.

Proverbs and old sayings West African

If you wish for peace be ready for war.

Proverbs and old sayings

If this ball does not stick to the wall it will at least leave a mark.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

If you want to sleep well, buy the bed of a bankrupt.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

A kitchen-dog is never a good rabbit-hunter.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?

Fire.

Riddles

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

Proverbs and old sayings American

At night they come without being fetched,
And by day they are lost without being stolen.
Stars

Riddles


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Bovarism

Bovarism

Bovarism is the term that denotes a person's state of discontent towards its own existence, constructing a fictitious personality to match his ideals. This alter ego of the person functions as a protection from too cruel world for which is not...

Phoenix bird

Phoenix bird

Quite often we hear around us being used the expression - "Reborn from the ashes as the Phoenix bird" and perhaps many times, we fail to make the connection between the depicted situation and expression – Phoenix bird. The word originates in the...

A priori - a posteriori

A priori - a posteriori

A priori - the term means before any experience, independent from any experience, from the earlier. This term is in close relationship with its opposite a posteriori , from experience, from the later. Both expressions are used in Philosophy and...