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Events of the day 6 December

Steven Wright1955:

Was born Steven Wright.

1940:

Was born Nicolae Baltag.

Aurora Cornu1931:

Was born Aurora Cornu.

1947:

Was born Gabriela Dantis.

Victor Dumbraveanu2011:

Has died Victor Dumbraveanu.

Denis de Rougemont1985:

Has died Denis de Rougemont.

Anthony Trollope1882:

Has died Anthony Trollope.

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Famous quotes

M. Scott Peck

The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for...

Quote by M. Scott Peck about consequences, pain

The internet is still a technology in search of a strategy.

Quote by Mary J. Cronin about internet, technology
John Lennon

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and...

Quote by John Lennon about music, moon, stars, sun
Mariana Fulger

What is the translation for “I love you because you are”...

Quote by Mariana Fulger about language, cars, war, love
Aldous Huxley

Medical science has evolved so spectacularly that you...

Quote by Aldous Huxley about medicine, evolution, irony, science
Hippocrate

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food

Quote by Hippocrate about medicine

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

Quote by Placide Gaboury about life, death
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

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The quince is for fiancees who are fighting and the azarole for good people.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

Good eating deserves good drinking.

Proverbs and old sayings English

People who do not mend things first will never produce something.

Proverbs and old sayings

Those that rule must hear and be deaf, must see and be blind.

Proverbs and old sayings German

By day they're ready to divorce, by night they're ready for bed.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

Love your neighbor, even if he plays the trombone.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

Who goes near soot smells of soot, and who goes near musk smells of musk.

Proverbs and old sayings Turkish

The miser is his own mother-in-law.

Proverbs and old sayings Swedish

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


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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...

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...

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...