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Events of the day 26 June

Chris Isaak1956:

Was born Chris Isaak.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck1892:

Was born Pearl Sydenstricker Buck.

Colin Wilson1931:

Was born Colin Wilson.

Laurie Lee1914:

Was born Laurie Lee.

Vasile Pârvan1927:

Has died Vasile Pârvan.

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Famous quotes

Marcus Tullius Cicero

I add this, that rational ability without education has...

Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero about talent, ability, education, glory, virtue, man
Robert Patterson

In an organic system you don't waste anything. We need to...

Quote by Robert Patterson about war, need
Napoleon Bonaparte

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte about mistake, enemies
Henry Ward Beecher

A man that does not know how to be angry does not know...

Quote by Henry Ward Beecher about people, good, good luck, man

The most appropriate verb for happiness is to begin.

Quote by Peter Handke about happiness
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
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

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The walls have mice, the mice have ears.

Proverbs and old sayings Persian

Men and women sleep on the same pillow, but they have different dreams.

Proverbs and old sayings Mongolian

Where philosophy ends medicine begins.

Proverbs and old sayings German

Gude foresight furthers wark.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

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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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...