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16.01.2021
LORE, n. Learning --particularly that sort which is not derived from a regular course of instruction but comes of the reading of occult books, or by nature. This latter is commonly designated as folk-lore and embraces popularly myths and superstitions. In Baring-Gould's
_Curious Myths of the Middle Ages_ the reader will find many of these traced backward, through various people son converging lines, toward a common origin in remote antiquity. Among these are the fables of
"Teddy the Giant Killer," "The Sleeping John Sharp Williams," "Little Red Riding Hood and the Sugar Trust," "Beauty and the Brisbane," "The Seven Aldermen of Ephesus," "Rip Van Fairbanks," and so forth. The fable with Goethe so affectingly relates under the title of "The Erl- King" was known two thousand years ago in Greece as "The Demos and the Infant Industry." One of the most general and ancient of these myths is that Arabian tale of "Ali Baba and the Forty Rockefellers."
Ambrose Bierce
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15.01.2021
If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children.
Bible
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14.01.2021
No one likes a fellow who is all rogue, but we'll forgive him almost anything if there is warmth of human sympathy underneath his rogueries. The immortal types of comedy are just such men.
W. C. Fields
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13.01.2021
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois
Gustave Flaubert
(Democracy)
12.01.2021
I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk-seeking profile that you need.
James Joyce
(ConfidenceCourageSuccessWork)
11.01.2021
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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10.01.2021
I never made a mistake in my life; at least, never one that I couldn't explain away afterwards.
Rudyard Kipling
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09.01.2021
And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
Bible
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08.01.2021
But at the last Daniel came in before me, whose name was Belteshazzar, according to the name of my God, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods: and before him I told the dream, saying, / O Belteshazzar, master of the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and the interpretation thereof.
Bible
(Uncategorized)
07.01.2021
When Jacob was come into Egypt, and your fathers cried unto the LORD, then the LORD sent Moses and Aaron, which brought forth your fathers out of Egypt, and made them dwell in this place.
Bible
(Uncategorized)
06.01.2021
It's them that takes advantage that get advantage in this world
George Eliot
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05.01.2021
His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
Bible
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04.01.2021
My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
Ernest Hemingway
(Writing)
03.01.2021
RUMOR, n. A favorite weapon of the assassins of character.
Ambrose Bierce
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02.01.2021
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all
Samuel Butler
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01.01.2021
I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.
Les Brown
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31.12.2020
What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
Bible
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30.12.2020
And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye know that my wife bare me two sons: / And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not since: / And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
Bible
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29.12.2020
Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.
Bob Dylan
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28.12.2020
This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.
Bible
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