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Events of the day 14 December

Paul Éluard1895:

Was born Paul Éluard.

Beth Orton1970:

Was born Beth Orton.

Stefan Avadanei1946:

Was born Stefan Avadanei.

Stanley Baldwin1947:

Has died Stanley Baldwin.

Walter Lippman1974:

Has died Walter Lippman.

George Washington1799:

Has died George Washington.

Friedrich Dürrenmatt1990:

Has died Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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Famous quotes

Woody Allen

I've never been an intellectual but I have this look.

Quote by Woody Allen about humor
Edward A. Murphy

Clipper blades will become dull only when the horse is...

Quote by Edward A. Murphy
Antonio Porchia

The chains that bind us the most closely are the ones we...

Quote by Antonio Porchia about opinion
William Faulkner

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away...

Quote by William Faulkner about people, man
Nichita Stănescu

Tell me, if I caught you one day And kissed the sole of...

Quote by Nichita Stănescu
Confucius

There are three methods of remembrance inside: -...

Quote by Confucius about wisdom
Sai Baba of Shirdi

Who are we? Night and day think about it.

Quote by Sai Baba of Shirdi about thinking
Sai Baba of Shirdi

Our present condition is always the product of ourselves.

Quote by Sai Baba of Shirdi
William Blake

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the...

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
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
Simone de Beauvoir

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act...

Quote by Simone de Beauvoir about future, change, life


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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

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...

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,...

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.

Folklore

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Who comes uncalled, sits unserved.

Proverbs and old sayings British

The opportunity of a lifetime is seldom so labeled.

Proverbs and old sayings South American about chance, americans

The devil climbs the bell tower in a priest's cassock.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Declare your line of conduct without reticence.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about conduct

The best ointment comes in small boxes.

Proverbs and old sayings

Giving just a crumb to the hungry is worth more than giving lunch to the satisfied.

Proverbs and old sayings Vietnamese

Pride goes before fall.

Proverbs and old sayings Swedish

He who sows brambles must not go barefoot.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

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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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

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...