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Events of the day 23 October

Pierre Athanase Larousse1817:

Was born Pierre Athanase Larousse.

1844:

Was born Robert Bridges.

Michael Crichton1942:

Was born Michael Crichton.

1953:

Was born Marian Ciobanu.

Théophile Gautier1872:

Has died Théophile Gautier.

Zane Grey1939:

Has died Zane Grey.

Christian Dior1957:

Has died Christian Dior.

Paul Cezanne1906:

Has died Paul Cezanne.

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Famous quotes

Joseph Addison

The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility...

Quote by Joseph Addison about humility, wealth, youth, good, good luck
Katharine Hepburn

If you always do what interests you, at least one person...

Quote by Katharine Hepburn about people
Herodotus

As the old saw says well: every end does not appear...

Quote by Herodotus about beginning, old, olderness, end
Princess Diana

I'm aware that people I have loved and have died and are...

Quote by Princess Diana about spirit, world, people
Zenta Maurina

Books are tools for self-discovery, and everyone needs them.

Quote by Zenta Maurina about tools, books, self-control

Books are a mirror: you see in them only what you already...

Quote by Carlos Ruiz Zafon about books

The fact that I'm silent, does not mean that I have...

Quote by Jonathan Carroll about wisdom, nothing
Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be...

Quote by Helen Keller about things, heart, world
William Blake

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

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
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
Aristotel

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Quote by Aristotel about love, soul


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Unwrapping a gift wraps up enmity.

Proverbs and old sayings about gifts

An ailing woman lives forever.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish about woman

He who has a boss is not the master of his burden.

Proverbs and old sayings about burden, heads

Two hungry meals make the third a glutton.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

Two birds of prey do not keep each other company.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

You don't measure a man in hands.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

It's an ill cause that a lawyer thinks shame of.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

There are mae ways to the wood then ane.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish about children, blind

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?

Fire.

Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

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 British about being, stars, night, day


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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...