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Events of the day 8 December

James Thurber1884:

Was born James Thurber.

Diego Rivera1886:

Was born Diego Rivera.

Kim Basinger1953:

Was born Kim Basinger.

Marin Sorescu1996:

Has died Marin Sorescu.

John Lennon1980:

Has died John Lennon.

Thomas Corneille1709:

Has died Thomas Corneille.

Sydney Harris1986:

Has died Sydney Harris.

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Famous quotes

Edward A. Murphy

The game of love is never called off on account of darkness.

Quote by Edward A. Murphy about love, games
Edward A. Murphy

Whenever you think your drive will go right it wouldn't.

Quote by Edward A. Murphy about rightness
Johnny Depp

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure...

Quote by Johnny Depp about love
Margaret O'Brien

My mother had taken me to photographer Paul Hesse, who...

Quote by Margaret O'Brien about mother

Your salary is the drug they give you to forget your dreams!

Quote by Kevin O'Leary about work, money

If you really like something, it's good to follow your...

Quote by Leon Dănăilă about life

There is nothing permanent except change.

Quote by Heraclit about change
Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and...

Quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt about wisdom
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

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Quote by Aesop about goodnes

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Writing: poems, songs.

Categories / Writings

The shadow

Your burnt offspring's smoke will wind
Peacefully towards the skies
Only if you bear in mind
That when you go to the sun,
Your dark shadow is behind.

Silent slave whom the grim lord
Summons by a silent gesture,
He takes heed,...

George CoșbucPoems by George Coșbuc about shadow, smoke, sun, nothing, flight, mind, dark, light, eyes, fairy tales

Down Where The Lonely Poplars Grow

Down where the lonely poplars grow
How often have I erred;
My steps that all the neighbours know
You only have not heard.
Towards your window lighted through
How oft my gaze has flown;
A world entire my secret knew
You only have not...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about night, faith, pray, rightness, value, eyes, end, secret, world, word

The hieroglyph

What loneliness
to find no meaning
when there is a meaning

And what loneliness
to be blind in the full light of day,
and deaf, what loneliness,
amidst the swelling of a song

But not to understand
when there is no meaning,

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about solitude, blind, silence, night, light, day

The Lake

Water lilies load all over
The blue lake amid the woods,
That imparts, while in white circles
Startling, to a boat its moods.

And along the strands I'm passing
Listening, waiting, in unrest,
That she from the reeds may issue

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about water, fall, feelings, lie, moon, light


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

A man changing his abode is like a woman marrying.

Proverbs and old sayings about woman, man

One bird in the dish is better than a hundred in the air.

Proverbs and old sayings German about air

What is not eaten by a man, let the devil eat it.

Proverbs and old sayings about devil, man

Love and hate always exaggerate.

Proverbs and old sayings about hate, love

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

Force without forecast is to little avail.

Proverbs and old sayings about force, police

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?



If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

Proverbs and old sayings American

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Dictionary, Enciclopedia

Dictionary literary terminology, Literary encyclopedia, Terms, Explanation of terms

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 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...