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Events of the day 14 April

1953:

Was born Tania Radu.

1943:

Was born Florin Faifer.

Julie Christie1941:

Was born Julie Christie.

Simone de Beauvoir1986:

Has died Simone de Beauvoir.

Maurice Druon2009:

Has died Maurice Druon.

Charles Peirce1914:

Has died Charles Peirce.

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Famous quotes

Alberto Correia De Lacerda

Exile and nothing more in its most perfect form: Today...

Quote by Alberto Correia De Lacerda about exile, light, perfection, nothing
Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.

Quote by Robert Frost about world, fire, fire brigade, end
William Shakespeare

Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

Quote by William Shakespeare about philosophy
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Start wide, expand further, and never look back.

Quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger about life
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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Evening Star

There was, as in the fairy tales,
As ne'er in the time's raid,
There was, of famous royal blood
A most beautiful maid.

She was her parents' only child,
Bright like the sun at noon,
Like the Virgin midst the saints
And among stars...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about celebrity, magic, love, art, world, eyes, day, good luck, stars, life

Venus and Madonna

Oh, ideal lost in night-mists of a vanished universe:
People who would think in legends - all a world who spoke in verse;
I can see and think and hear you - youthful scout which gently nods
From a sky with different starlights, other Edens,...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about woman, eyes, celebrity, smile, heart, magic, spirit, god, excess, youth

So Fresh Thou Art...

So like the sweet, white cherry blossom,
So tender and so fresh thou art,
And on my life's way like an angel
Appearing thou dost light impart.

Thou scarcely touchest the soft carpet,
The silk on thee doth rustling stream,
From top to...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about art, magic, eyes, happiness, dream, light, fairy tales, guilt, soul, smile

Ode (in ancient meter)

Hardly had I thought I should learn to perish;
Ever young, enwrapped in my robe I wandered,
Raising dreamy eyes to the star styled often
Solitude's symbol.

All at once, however, you crossed my pathway -
Suffering - you, painfully...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about old, sadness, symbol, eyes, solitude, hope, suffering, being, thinking, celebrity

Folklore

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He who grasps at all, holds nothing fast.

Proverbs and old sayings German about fasting, nothing

Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.

Proverbs and old sayings South American about sadness, earth, americans

Better something on the arm than all in the stomach.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

He who sows well, reaps well.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

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...

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...

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...