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Events of the day 21 May

Tudor Arghezi1880:

Was born Tudor Arghezi.

1938:

Was born Stefan Dimitriu.

Alexander Pope1688:

Was born Alexander Pope.

Ileana Vulpescu1932:

Was born Ileana Vulpescu.

John Eliot1690:

Has died John Eliot.

Grigore Moisil1973:

Has died Grigore Moisil.

Eric Hoffer1983:

Has died Eric Hoffer.

Tudor Vianu1964:

Has died Tudor Vianu.

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Famous quotes

Thomas Paine

That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument,...

Quote by Thomas Paine about god, lie
Ioan Slavici

It is the law of human nature taht says: your actions are...

Quote by Ioan Slavici about deeds, law, nature, human imperfections, life
Richard Burton

Travelers are like poets, they are mostly an angry race.

Quote by Richard Burton about poets
Richard Ernst

In parallel, we developed the theoretical background for...

Quote by Richard Ernst about mind
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

Folklore

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It is easier to get a chicken back in the egg than to undo a slander.

Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese

The gold of the new world has ruined the old one.

Proverbs and old sayings German

Heaven dries what it has made wet.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

Even the Judge was drunk when the wine was free.

Proverbs and old sayings Afghan about judges, wine

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

When a blind man carries a lame man, both go forward.

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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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...