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Events of the day 23 September

Julio Iglesias1943:

Was born Julio Iglesias.

Walter Lippman1889:

Was born Walter Lippman.

Elizabeth Pena1959:

Was born Elizabeth Pena.

Mickey Rooney1920:

Was born Mickey Rooney.

Sigmund Freud1939:

Has died Sigmund Freud.

Pablo Neruda1973:

Has died Pablo Neruda.

Elinor Glyn1943:

Has died Elinor Glyn.

Costache Olareanu2000:

Has died Costache Olareanu.

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Famous quotes

Colin Firth

My type happened to fit into a trend in the early 1980s...

Quote by Colin Firth about school, public
Taylor Caldwell

If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it...

Quote by Taylor Caldwell about memory
Jim Fowler

The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is...

Quote by Jim Fowler about humans, existence, quality, immortality, life
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is...

Quote by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel about anger, thinking, idea

Books are a mirror: you see in them only what you already...

Quote by Carlos Ruiz Zafon about books

The fact that I'm silent, does not mean that I have...

Quote by Jonathan Carroll about wisdom
Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be...

Quote by Helen Keller about things
Maya Angelou

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

Quote by Maya Angelou about wisdom
William Blake

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

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
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, immortality, life
Aristotel

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Quote by Aristotel about love, soul


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You can only take out of a bag what was already in it.

Proverbs and old sayings Brazilian

I tell no, I don't you no but the habit in you prevails. AND the tail of the dog never straightens up even if you hang to it a brick.

Proverbs and old sayings about habits

Ignorance doesn't kill you, but it does make you sweat a lot.

Proverbs and old sayings Hatian about ignorance

The butterfly becomes only when it's entirely ready.

Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese

A quarrel is like an itch; the more you scratch, the more it itches.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

Three remedies of the physicians of Myddfal: water, honey, and labour.

Proverbs and old sayings Welsh

Frog in a coconut shell.

Proverbs and old sayings Thai

A fool, unless he know Latin, is never a great fool.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish about children, blind

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

Fire.

Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

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 British about being, stars, night, day


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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...

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...