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Events of the day 22 May

Arthur Conan Doyle1859:

Was born Arthur Conan Doyle.

George Andrew Olah1927:

Was born George Andrew Olah.

M. Scott Peck1936:

Was born M. Scott Peck.

Gérald de Nerval1808:

Was born Gérald de Nerval.

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George Bacovia1957:

Has died George Bacovia.

Victor Hugo1885:

Has died Victor Hugo.

Martha Washington1802:

Has died Martha Washington.

Langston Hughes1967:

Has died Langston Hughes.

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Famous quotes

Gilbert Parker

Love knows not distance, it hath no continent, its eyes...

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Quote by Gilbert Parker about love, stars, eyes, love story
William Warren Bradley

There has never been a great athelete who died not...

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Quote by William Warren Bradley about pain
George Gordon Byron

What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing...

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Quote by George Gordon Byron about thing, woman, human, man
Ian Fleming

You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when...

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Quote by Ian Fleming about life, death, face
Mihai Eminescu

Everything takes time and time takes everything.

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Quote by Mihai Eminescu about time
Freddie Mercury

The lyrics of Killer Queen by Freddie Mercury (Queen)

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Quote by Freddie Mercury about poetry, perfume, mind, action, cars, human, man
Costel Zăgan

Grigore Vieru Tear burning on the face of ice of Moldova

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Quote by Costel Zăgan about aspiration, face
Costel Zăgan

Brâncuși Instead of eyes had two hourglasses one with...

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Quote by Costel Zăgan about poetry, longing, tears, silence, earth, eyes, night, day
Costel Zăgan

World: a letter lost by God.

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Quote by Costel Zăgan about aphorism, god, world
Edward A. Murphy

Sex has no calories.

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Quote by Edward A. Murphy about love, sex
Thich Nhat Hanh

With compassion you can die for other people, like the...

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Quote by Thich Nhat Hanh about courage, fear, happiness, mother, love, love story, people
Costel Zăgan

In order to be happy all you need is God.

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Quote by Costel Zăgan about god, order, need


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Folklore

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

It is only a stupid cow that rejoices at the prospect of being taken to a beautiful abattoir.

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Proverbs and old sayings West African about being

A small axe is not sufficient to cut down a large tree.

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Proverbs and old sayings West African

Don't be afraid of the turbulent river, be afraid of the moderate river.

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Proverbs and old sayings Armenian

A river doesn't run straight because there was nobody to advise it.

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Proverbs and old sayings West African

Lesson: Don't lose your pen

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Proverbs and old sayings American about teaching, depression, marriage, food, children, work, money, death

I'm not fragile like a flower; I'm fragile like a bomb.

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Proverbs and old sayings English

Have patience and you'll get what you want.

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Proverbs and old sayings about patience

Watching what you say is your best friend.

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Proverbs and old sayings

Traditional Irish Curse May the curse of Mary Malone and her nine blind illegitimate children chase you so far over the hills of Damnation that the Lord himself can't find you with a telescope.

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Spells and incantations Irish about children

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

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Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

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Proverbs and old sayings American

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

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Riddles British about being, night, stars, day


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Dictionary, Enciclopedia

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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...

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...

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...