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Events of the day 27 January

Florin Piersic1936:

Was born Florin Piersic.

Hyman George Rickover1900:

Was born Hyman George Rickover.

Lewis Carroll1832:

Was born Lewis Carroll.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1756:

Was born Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Mahalia Jackson1972:

Has died Mahalia Jackson.

Giuseppe Verdi1901:

Has died Giuseppe Verdi.

Johann Gottlieb Fichte1814:

Has died Johann Gottlieb Fichte.

Janos Bolyai1860:

Has died Janos Bolyai.

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Famous quotes

Al Alvarez

I'm good at reading people.

Quote by Al Alvarez about people, good, good luck
Feodor Mihailovici Dostoievski

Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled...

Quote by Feodor Mihailovici Dostoievski about privacy, soul, people
Hans Eysenck

The fact that my mother didn't love me is not important,...

Quote by Hans Eysenck about opinion, mother, things, love
Elton John

Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the hard...

Quote by Elton John about work

Great avarice is like unselfishness

Quote by Kisaburo Ohara

The man has lost his soul and is looking for it deep in...

Quote by Normand Rousseau about soul, man

Culture is life-saving, because it is irreplaceable in...

Quote by Nicolas Laugero about culture

Only a few know, how much one must know, to know how...

Quote by Werner Heisenberg about knowledge
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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Writings

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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

In the cone of light

A poet was musing the dark.
I knew it too. I told my friends,
And implied the words were not mine.
But they only laughed
And pushed my head into the penumbra of light.
"Look, look, they eagerly cried;
His face is like thunder, like...

The poet

A soul in the soul of my people am I
And sing of its sorrows and joys,
For mine are your wounds and I cry
Whenever you do, drinking dry
That chalice of poison that's meant for Fate's toys.
Whatever your pathway, together we'll ail,...

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

Folklore

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

Trust not your all in one ship.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Where philosophy ends medicine begins.

Proverbs and old sayings German

A building without foundation is soon demolished.

Proverbs and old sayings Turkish

The city that negotiates is half conquered.

Proverbs and old sayings French

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

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

Proverbs and old sayings Croatian

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

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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Dictionary, Enciclopedia

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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...

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...