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Events of the day 18 April

Anatole France1844:

Was born Anatole France.

Clarence Darrow1857:

Was born Clarence Darrow.

Kurt Zadek Lewin1928:

Was born Kurt Zadek Lewin.

George Henry Lewes1817:

Was born George Henry Lewes.

Albert Einstein1955:

Has died Albert Einstein.

Marcel Pagnol1974:

Has died Marcel Pagnol.

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Famous quotes

Edward A. Murphy

If a march can be rushed, it will.

Quote by Edward A. Murphy
Alexander Chalmers

The three grand essentials of happiness are: something to...

Quote by Alexander Chalmers about happiness, hope, love
Marcus Tullius Cicero

In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the...

Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero about rules, power
Mick Jagger

Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.

Quote by Mick Jagger about hope

It is generally thought that life is the opposite of...

Quote by Placide Gaboury about life, death
Marius Torok

Most of us sit on a mountain of data, without knowing...

Quote by Marius Torok about wealth

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

Quote by Roy Lemon Smith about christians, soul, christmas, heart
Nichita Stănescu

Tell me, if I caught you one day And kissed the sole of...

Quote by Nichita Stănescu about kiss, day
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

Folklore

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It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.

Proverbs and old sayings Greek

So you tell me there are wolves on the mountain, and foxes in the valley.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

He brought motion in a quiet life.

Proverbs and old sayings Hungarian

Providence is always on the side of the big battalions.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Do not belittle what you did not cultivate.

Proverbs and old sayings Ugandan

People who have little to do are excessive talkers.

Proverbs and old sayings

Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Dogs understand each other by their barking, and men by their words.

Proverbs and old sayings

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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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...

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...