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Events of the day 24 March


Turco-Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus.


James VI of Scotland becomes James I of England and Ireland, upon the death of Elizabeth I.


Tokugawa Ieyasu is granted the title of shogun from Emperor Go-Yōzei, and establishes the Tokugawa shogunate in Edo, Japan.


The Province of Carolina is granted by charter to eight Lords Proprietor in reward for their assistance in restoring Charles II of England to the throne.

Tudor Negoescu1958:

Was born Tudor Negoescu.

Catalin Stefan Ion1978:

Was born Catalin Stefan Ion.

Richard Wurmbrand1909:

Was born Richard Wurmbrand.


Was born Elena Balan-Osiac.

Jules Verne1905:

Has died Jules Verne.

John Millington Synge1909:

Has died John Millington Synge.

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Famous quotes

Catherine Deneuve

Marnie is a film I would have loved very much to do.

Quote by Catherine Deneuve about film
Paul Cezanne

We live in a rainbow of chaos.

Quote by Paul Cezanne about life, chaos
Edward A. Murphy

Try and try as you might, there will still be times where...

Quote by Edward A. Murphy about love, help, man
Harvey Pekar

I came up with American Splendor, some people think it's...

Quote by Harvey Pekar about americans, people
William E. Vaughan

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
William E. Vaughan

Frankly, the feeling of the adult contingent in the...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
William E. Vaughan

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
William E. Vaughan

To Err is Human; To Really Foul Things Up Requires a...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
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

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

Quote by Aesop about goodnes

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Writing: poems, songs.

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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,

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about habits, being, body, time, marriage, hunger, solitude, death, joy, stars

Down Where The Lonely Poplars Grow

Down where the lonely poplars grow
How often have I erred;
My steps that all the neighbours know
You only have not heard.
Towards your window lighted through
How oft my gaze has flown;
A world entire my secret knew
You only have not...

The ascension of words

Thus, like the skin
of a shorn ewe, the day rises.

It is difficult to skin the self from a stone.
It is difficult to skin memory from a Greek.

But why should we talk about these!
After all,
light too has a skin,
light too can be...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about light, self-control, hunger, memory, air, being, blood, heart, day, love

And If...

And if the branches tap my pane
And the poplars whisper nightly,
It is to make me dream again
I hold you to me tightly.
And if the stars shine on the pond
And light its sombre shoal,
It is to quench my mind's despond
And flood with...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about mind, peace, stars, dream, heart, light, moon, soul


Right words said by the forefathers folklore: proverbs and old sayings, traditions and superstitions, spells and incantations, traditional songs, riddles, carols.

There is no coincidence in getting married.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese

Out of eyesight? out of heart.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian about heart

One penny in the pot makes more noise than when it is full.

Proverbs and old sayings Dutch

It is too late to call back yesterday.

Proverbs and old sayings British

There are 3 simple rules in life:
- don't promise when you're happy,
- don't answer when you're nervous,
- don't decide when you're angry.

Proverbs and old sayings British about life

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

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

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



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 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...