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Events of the day 28 October

Ilarion Ciobanu1931:

Was born Ilarion Ciobanu.

Bill Gates1955:

Was born Bill Gates.

Coluche1944:

Was born Coluche.

Joseph Barth1746:

Was born Joseph Barth.

John Locke1704:

Has died John Locke.

Alphonse Allais1905:

Has died Alphonse Allais.

Abigail Adams1818:

Has died Abigail Adams.

Ted Hughes1998:

Has died Ted Hughes.

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Famous quotes

Suze Orman

People first, then money, then things.

Quote by Suze Orman about people, money, things
Alain Rene Lesage

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.

Quote by Alain Rene Lesage about proudness, sin, man
Peter Drucker

The computer is a moron.

Quote by Peter Drucker
Martin Feldstein

The key to the economy's strength in 2004 and 2005 was...

Quote by Martin Feldstein about economy
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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When one door shuts, a hundred open.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

To an earthenware dish a wooden spoon.

Proverbs and old sayings Hungarian

A crazy man can be recognised not by his words, but by his actions.

Proverbs and old sayings about man

A jug that has been mended lasts two hundred years.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

Foam will always find its way to the shore.

Proverbs and old sayings Zulu

It's astonishing how important a man becomes when he dies.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

The house-roof fights with the rain, but he who is sheltered ignores it.

Proverbs and old sayings Wolof

Pitch and tar are the navy seaman's pride.

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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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...