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Events of the day 21 October

Alfred Nobel1833:

Was born Alfred Nobel.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge1972:

Was born Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Alphonse de Lamartine1790:

Was born Alphonse de Lamartine.

Edmondo De Amicis1846:

Was born Edmondo De Amicis.

Horatio Nelson1805:

Has died Horatio Nelson.

Arthur Schnitzler1931:

Has died Arthur Schnitzler.

Jack Kerouac1969:

Has died Jack Kerouac.

Carol Isac2008:

Has died Carol Isac.

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Famous quotes

William Wordsworth

The best portion of a good man's life, His little,...

Quote by William Wordsworth about goodnes, good, good luck, love, man, life
Denis Diderot

You can ask me to look for the truth, but you cannot ask...

Quote by Denis Diderot about truth
Vasile Tarateanu

The writer cannot exist outside of the fortress and...

Quote by Vasile Tarateanu about literature, writers, mother
Edward A. Murphy

Gen. George Patton really did say that about pearl grips...

Quote by Edward A. Murphy about cowboys
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
Confucius

There are three methods of remembrance inside: -...

Quote by Confucius about wisdom, meditation, bitter, experience
William Blake

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

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
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
Simone de Beauvoir

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

Quote by Simone de Beauvoir about future, change, life


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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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We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

Proverbs and old sayings French about water

A smile will gain you ten more years of life.

Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese about smile, life

Appearances can be deceiving.

Proverbs and old sayings South American about americans

The way of the troublemaker is thorny.

Proverbs and old sayings

If a woman sees a stick for beating her rival, she will throw it away in the woods.

Proverbs and old sayings Ugandan

Better go about than be drowned.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

The one who has a fever thinks that honey is bitter.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

Only God can judge and foretell.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

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

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

Riddles


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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...


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