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Events of the day 21 January

Gheorghe Blanaru1933:

Was born Gheorghe Blanaru.

Jack Henry Abbott1944:

Was born Jack Henry Abbott.

Geena Davis1956:

Was born Geena Davis.

Placido Domingo1941:

Was born Placido Domingo.

George Moore1933:

Has died George Moore.

George Orwell1950:

Has died George Orwell.

Vladimir Ilici Lenin1924:

Has died Vladimir Ilici Lenin.

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Famous quotes

Radclyffe Hall

You're neither unnatural, nor abominable, nor mad; you're...

Quote by Radclyffe Hall about people, nature
Cesare Pavese

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a...

Quote by Cesare Pavese about money, being, world
Amelia Earhart

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And...

Quote by Amelia Earhart about courage, failure, impossible, man
Agatha Christie

But surely for everything you have to love you have to...

Quote by Agatha Christie about pasion, love
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

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.

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about word, water, soul, sky

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God save me from those I trust in.

Proverbs and old sayings French

Work sweetens the sleep.

Proverbs and old sayings Swedish about sleep, work

A lord without riches is a soldier without arms.

Proverbs and old sayings Aromanian about wealth

It is only the tree loaded with fruit that the people throw stones.

Proverbs and old sayings French

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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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...

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...