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Events of the day 28 January

Alan Alda1936:

Was born Alan Alda.

Jose Julian Marti Perez1853:

Was born Jose Julian Marti Perez.

John Perkins1945:

Was born John Perkins.

Charles George Gordon1833:

Was born Charles George Gordon.

William Butler Yeats1939:

Has died William Butler Yeats.

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Famous quotes

William Shakespeare

For God's sake let us sit upon the ground.

Quote by William Shakespeare about philosophy, god
Bette Davis

From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell...

Quote by Bette Davis about humor, hell, sex, moment
Sorin Cerin

If you combine the suffering's great color palette you...

Quote by Sorin Cerin about suffering, happiness
Sophia Loren

Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.

Quote by Sophia Loren about truth

It is generally thought that life is the opposite of...

Quote by Placide Gaboury about life, death
Marius Torok

Most of us sit on a mountain of data, without knowing...

Quote by Marius Torok about wealth

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
William Blake

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

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is...

Quote by Henry Ford about succes, progress, beginning
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


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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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Today is yesterday's pupil.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Great things are done more through courage than through wisdom.

Proverbs and old sayings German about courage, wisdom, things

When the belly is full the mind is amongst the maids.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish about mind

Sleep over it, and you will come to a resolution.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Clay and lime conceal much evil.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

If you want a beautiful woman, hurry to Syracuse: if you want her ugly, run to Terranova, go to Rosolini if you want her lazy and to Spaccaforno if you're looking for one to try.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

Her beauty is the only dowery a beautiful girl needs.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

A fool repays a salve by a stab, and a stab by a salve.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

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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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...

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...