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Events of the day 29 January

Romain Rolland1866:

Was born Romain Rolland.

Emanuel Swedenborg1688:

Was born Emanuel Swedenborg.

Edward Abbey1927:

Was born Edward Abbey.

Derek Bailey1930:

Was born Derek Bailey.

Robert Frost1963:

Has died Robert Frost.

Armando Palacio Valdes1938:

Has died Armando Palacio Valdes.

Henry Louis Mencken1956:

Has died Henry Louis Mencken.

Sara Teasdale1933:

Has died Sara Teasdale.

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Famous quotes

Marcus Aurelius

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not...

Quote by Marcus Aurelius about rightness
William Falconer

The head of a ship however has not always an immediate...

Quote by William Falconer about relation, heads, name
William Shakespeare

As'twere in scorn of eyes, reflecting gems.

Quote by William Shakespeare about love, eyes
Sean Connery

These Scottish MPs in London sound English. Anybody who...

Quote by Sean Connery about being

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it...

Quote by Roy Lemon Smith about christians, soul
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
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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If young men had wit and old men strength everything might be well done.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

While travelling, the load settles in place.

Proverbs and old sayings

Ye'll no herry yoursel with your ain hands.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit.

Proverbs and old sayings French

The rich man who is stingy is the worst pauper.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

A mule driver is not aware of the stink of his animals.

Proverbs and old sayings Yemenite

The old for want of ability, and the young for want of knowledge, let things be lost.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Here's to you, as good as you are, And here's to me, as bad as I am But as good as you are, and as bad as I am, I am as good as you are, as bad as I am.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

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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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...