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Events of the day 29 May

1956:

Was born Teo Chiriac.

Dante Alighieri1265:

Was born Dante Alighieri.

John F. Kennedy1917:

Was born John F. Kennedy.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton1874:

Was born Gilbert Keith Chesterton.

Juan Ramón Jiménez1958:

Has died Juan Ramón Jiménez.

Cornel Mata2012:

Has died Cornel Mata.

John Barrymore1942:

Has died John Barrymore.

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Famous quotes

Dante Alighieri

I love you and I will love you as long as I live and if...

Quote by Dante Alighieri about love, death
Dante Alighieri

Love moves the Sun and the others stars.

Quote by Dante Alighieri about love, celebrity, stars, sun
Dante Alighieri

Avarice, envy, pride, Three fatal sparks, have set the...

Quote by Dante Alighieri about feelings, envy, proudness, fire, fire brigade
Dante Alighieri

The secret of getting things done is to act.

Quote by Dante Alighieri about opinion, secret, things
Harriet Jacobs

The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her...

Quote by Harriet Jacobs about spring

Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life...

Quote by Anita Krizzan about spring
Reginald Heber

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

Quote by Reginald Heber about spring
Algernon Charles Swinburne

Blossom by blossom the spring begins.

Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne about spring
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
Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the...

Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson about judgment, judges, day
Samuel Beckett

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Quote by Samuel Beckett about advice




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Writings

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Sentimental story

Then we met more often.
I stood at one side of the hour,
you at the other,
like two handles of an amphora.
Only the words flew between us,
back and forth.
You could almost see their swirling,
and suddenly,
I would lower a knee,...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about things, flight, word

In the cone of light

A poet was musing the dark.
I knew it too. I told my friends,
And implied the words were not mine.
But they only laughed
And pushed my head into the penumbra of light.
"Look, look, they eagerly cried;
His face is like thunder, like...

Poems by Nicolae Sirius about home, affection, need, light, autumn, question, wish, hope, house, dark

Eve On The Hill

Dreary the horn sounds in the eve on the hill,
Sheepflocks return, stars on their way twinkle still,
Watersprings weep murmuring clear, and I see
Under a tree, love, thou art waiting for me.

Holy and pure passes the moon on the sky,...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about love, art, magic, old, olderness, celebrity, night, stars, longing, press

Sleepy birds

All those sleepy birds
Now tired from flight
Hide among the leaves
Good-night!

Only the spring whispers
When the wood sleeps silently;
Even flowers in the gardens
Sleep peacefully!

Swans glide to their nest
Sheltering among...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about night, good, good luck, garden, flowers, harmony, sleep, dream, flight, peace

Folklore

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Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we shall die.

Proverbs and old sayings South American about drinking, americans

Profit is it's own reward.

Proverbs and old sayings about reward

Advice is least heeded when most needed.

Proverbs and old sayings English about advice

If you cure a monkey of its tooth ache its your maize farm that suffers.

Proverbs and old sayings West African

Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese about happiness

There are 3 simple rules in life:
- don't promise when you're happy,
- don't answer when you're nervous,
- don't decide when you're angry.

Proverbs and old sayings British about life, rules, promise, happiness

Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.

Proverbs and old sayings Croatian about spirit, law, man

Who came back from the grave and told the story?

Proverbs and old sayings Tunisian

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

Traditional Wexford Curse

Spells and incantations British

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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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...