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Events of the day 21 July

Simion Barnutiu1808:

Was born Simion Barnutiu.

Ernest Hemingway1889:

Was born Ernest Hemingway.

Robin Williams1951:

Was born Robin Williams.

Vasile Alecsandri1821:

Was born Vasile Alecsandri.

David Ogilvy1999:

Has died David Ogilvy.

Owen Wister1938:

Has died Owen Wister.

Robert Burns1796:

Has died Robert Burns.

Mircea Ivanescu2011:

Has died Mircea Ivanescu.

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Famous quotes

Ernest Hemingway

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but...

Quote by Ernest Hemingway about defeat, man
Ernest Hemingway

The man who has begun to live more seriously within...

Quote by Ernest Hemingway about man
Ernest Hemingway

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always...

Quote by Ernest Hemingway about cowardice, ability, imagination
Ernest Hemingway

If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons....

Quote by Ernest Hemingway about bad, work
Harriet Jacobs

The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her...

Quote by Harriet Jacobs about spring

Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life...

Quote by Anita Krizzan about spring
Reginald Heber

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

Quote by Reginald Heber about spring
Algernon Charles Swinburne

Blossom by blossom the spring begins.

Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne about spring
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
Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the...

Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson about judgment, judges, day
Samuel Beckett

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

Quote by Samuel Beckett about advice




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Writings

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Now it's autumn...

Now it's autumn, leaves roam and scatter,
Again the wind flings heavy drops against the glazing;
And you're reading old letters, tattered and fading
And retrace a whole life-time in just one hour.

With sweet trifles you enjoy such...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about old, olderness, autumn, fairy tales, time, hate, dream, life, eyes, fire

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, celebrity, sky

In the Nature of Joy, in the Geometry of Your Snowflake

Poetry and Tears

It seems a ballet of bridal cherry blossom, breezing April’s
photons, my Sweetheart: it seems to snow innocently, rustlingly,
and the chorale of brownish leaves of the secular, imperial
platans resounds, upon the pilgrimaged golden penguins...

01 feb 2010
Ion Pachia-TatomirescuPoems by Ion Pachia-Tatomirescu about joy, nature, home, language, celebrity, house, poetry, kiss, tears, stars

Adolescents on the sea

This sea is covered with adolescents
learning to walk on waves, upright,
sometimes resting their arms on the currents,
sometimes gripping a stiff beam of sunlight.
I lie on the broad beach, an angled shape, cut perfectly,
and I ponder...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about progress, lie, infinite

Folklore

Right words said by the forefathers folklore: proverbs and old sayings, traditions and superstitions, spells and incantations, traditional songs, riddles, carols.

Who is timid in the woods boasts at home.

Proverbs and old sayings Thai about home

When God throws the dice are loaded.

Proverbs and old sayings Greek about god

Great talk and little action.

Proverbs and old sayings Irish about action

The longest way round is the shortest way home.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian about home

Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese about happiness

There are 3 simple rules in life:
- don't promise when you're happy,
- don't answer when you're nervous,
- don't decide when you're angry.

Proverbs and old sayings British about life, rules, promise, happiness

Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.

Proverbs and old sayings Croatian about spirit, law, man

Who came back from the grave and told the story?

Proverbs and old sayings Tunisian

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

Traditional Wexford Curse

Spells and incantations British

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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Dictionary, Enciclopedia

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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...