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Events of the day 16 November

Maria Pal1948:

Was born Maria Pal.

Chinua Achebe1930:

Was born Chinua Achebe.

Andrei Muresanu1816:

Was born Andrei Muresanu.

Ion Marin Almajan1940:

Was born Ion Marin Almajan.

Laurentiu Ulici2000:

Has died Laurentiu Ulici.

2006:

Has died Milton Friedman.

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Famous quotes

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is...

Quote by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel about anger, thinking, idea
Dumitru Staniloae

Family is sacred.

Quote by Dumitru Staniloae about family
Edward A. Murphy

A safe gun is really an oxymoron.

Quote by Edward A. Murphy about cowboys
Whoopi Goldberg

For some reason, all artists have self-esteem issues.

Quote by Whoopi Goldberg about artists, self-control, reason
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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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...

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,
and...

Sleepy birds

All those sleepy birds
Now tired from flight
Hide among the leaves
Good-night!

Only the spring whispers
When the wood sleeps silently;
Even flowers in the gardens
Sleep peacefully!

Swans glide to their nest
Sheltering among...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu

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
And...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu

Folklore

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

Variety is the spice of life. William Cowper, English poet (1731–1800)

Proverbs and old sayings British about poets, life, old, olderness

Respect yourself, and you will get it back.

Proverbs and old sayings West African about respect

Happiness is not perfected until it is shared.

Proverbs and old sayings West African about happiness

She who is a beauty is half married.

Proverbs and old sayings South American about beauty, americans

One rotten apple spoils the other.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

I am a mud hut, I can not stand shocks.

Proverbs and old sayings

Touch me not on the fair heel.

Proverbs and old sayings

Thy tongue is no slander.

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

At night they come without being fetched,
And by day they are lost without being stolen.
Stars

Riddles


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Dictionary, Enciclopedia

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

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...