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Events of the day 2 April

Emile Zola1840:

Was born Emile Zola.

Kenneth Peacock Tynan1927:

Was born Kenneth Peacock Tynan.

Camille Paglia1947:

Was born Camille Paglia.

Hans Christian Andersen1805:

Was born Hans Christian Andersen.

Robert Harold Schuller2015:

Has died Robert Harold Schuller.

Papa John Paul II2005:

Has died Papa John Paul II.

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Famous quotes

Billy Joel

I didn't know my dad all that much. He and my mum split...

Quote by Billy Joel about family
Fredrik Bajer

I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that...

Quote by Fredrik Bajer about union
Frida Kahlo

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone,...

Quote by Frida Kahlo about solitude, self-control, people
William Shakespeare

This fortress built by Nature for herself.

Quote by William Shakespeare about nature

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

Quote by Roy Lemon Smith about christians, soul
Nichita Stănescu

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

Quote by Nichita Stănescu
Confucius

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

Quote by Confucius about wisdom
Sai Baba of Shirdi

Who are we? Night and day think about it.

Quote by Sai Baba of Shirdi about thinking
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

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...

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,...

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.

Folklore

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The list is worse than the cloth.

Proverbs and old sayings French

At birth your fate is written.

Proverbs and old sayings

He who is free to do what he wants will use his hand as a balance.

Proverbs and old sayings about use

The shoemakers children go barefoot.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

Better a thief for a neighbor than an overzealous rabbi.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

The pearls of a bride on her wedding day are the tears that will be shed later.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

If you want to dismantle a hedge, remove one thorn bush at a time.

Proverbs and old sayings

In the darkness all cows are black.

Proverbs and old sayings Czechoslovak

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...