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Events of the day 20 August

Thomas Corneille1625:

Was born Thomas Corneille.

Gary Collins1940:

Was born Gary Collins.

Dimitrie Bolintineanu1825:

Was born Dimitrie Bolintineanu.

Ion I. C. Bratianu1864:

Was born Ion I. C. Bratianu.

1945:

Has died Francesco Orestano.

Nichifor Crainic1972:

Has died Nichifor Crainic.

Jules Laforgue1887:

Has died Jules Laforgue.

Dimitrie Bolintineanu1872:

Has died Dimitrie Bolintineanu.

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Famous quotes

William Shakespeare

And his affections dark as Erebus.

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Quote by William Shakespeare about philosophy, dark
Charles Baudelaire

What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic...

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Quote by Charles Baudelaire about pleasure, bad luck, bad
Ted Olson

So Barbara wanted to be where things were happening,...

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Quote by Ted Olson about happiness, moment, things, immortality, life
Franz Kafka

One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding...

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Quote by Franz Kafka about philosophy, beginning, wish

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

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Quote by Carlos Ruiz Zafon about books

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

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Quote by Jonathan Carroll about wisdom
Helen Keller

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

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Quote by Helen Keller about things
Maya Angelou

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

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Quote by Maya Angelou about wisdom
William Blake

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

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Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
Aesop

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

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Quote by Aesop about goodnes
Simone de Beauvoir

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

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Quote by Simone de Beauvoir about future, change, immortality, life
Aristotel

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

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Quote by Aristotel about love, soul


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Folklore

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The best answer comes from the man who isn't angry.

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Proverbs and old sayings about man

The greatest tranquility is when we desire nothing.

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Proverbs and old sayings about nothing

Wealth comes like a turtle and goes away like a gazelle.

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Proverbs and old sayings about wealth

One does not like hot, the other does not like cold; make it tepid to make an agreement.

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Proverbs and old sayings Malagasy

The man who wakes up and finds himself famous hasn't been asleep.

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Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese

Only through the eyes of others can we really see our own faults.

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Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese

Nobody's family can hang out the sign, Nothing the matter here.

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Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese

Do everything at the right time and one day will seem like three.

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Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese

Traditional Irish Curse

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Spells and incantations Irish about children, blind

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

Fire.

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Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

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Proverbs and old sayings American

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

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Riddles British about being, stars, night, day


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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...