Archive for the ‘Happy Birthday’ Category

23
Apr

Our Dearest Bard of Avon

   Posted by: Dan

Ne-am adunat aici pentru a te sărbători, aşa cum o facem de mai bine de patru veacuri şi jumătate încoace: La mulţi ani, conFrate într-ale literaturii elisabetane!

Vom profita de moment pentru a-ţi cere noi înşine scuze pentru contestările defăimătoare şi neconvingătoare, cel puţin în ceea ce ne priveşte, la care îţi este supusă opera nemuritoare.

Semnat azi 23 aprilie 2017:
Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, Edward de Vere (17th Earl of Oxford) şi William Stanley (6th Earl of Derby)

18
Nov

Quote of the Day: Margaret Atwood

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Stephen King

 

Margaret Eleanor Atwood
(n. în 18 noiembrie 1939)

As all historians know, the past is a great darkness, and filled with echoes. Voices may reach us from it; but what they say to us is imbued with the obscurity of the matrix out of which they come; and, try as we may, we cannot always decipher them precisely in the clearer light of our own day.

11
Nov

Frase del Día: Carlos Fuentes

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Carlos Fuentes

 

Carlos Fuentes
(n. în 11 noiembrie 1928 – d. în 15 mai 2012)

Él tiene derecho a no leerme a lo que no tiene derecho es a querer ser presidente a partir de la ignorancia, esto es lo grave, no que no haya leído un libro mío, sino que demuestra su ignorancia.

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Ramón María del Valle-Inclán y de la Peña
(n. în 28 octombrie 1866 – d. în 5 ianuarie 1936)

En el jardín las fuentes repatían el comentario voluptuoso que parecen hacer a todo pensamiento de amor, sus voces eternas y juveniles.

21
Sep

Quote of the Day: Stephen King

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Stephen King

 

Stephen King
(n. în 21 septembrie 1947)

Denial gives way to acceptance; acceptance breeds dependence. Anyone who’s ever cared for a terminal patient will tell you that, too. Sick people need someone who will bring them their pills and glasses of cold sweet juice to wash them down with. They need someone to soothe their aching joints with arnica gel. They need someone to sit with them when the night is dark and the hours stretch out. They need someone to say, Sleep now, it will be better in the morning. I’m here, so sleep. Sleep now. Sleep and let me take care of everything.

22
Aug

Quote of the Day: Ray Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury (n. 22 august 1920 – d. 5 iunie 2012
(n. în 22 august 1920 – d. în 5 iunie 2012)

I don’t believe in optimism. I believe in optimal behavior. That’s a different thing. If you behave every day of your life to the top of your genetics, what can you do? Test it. Find out. You don’t know—you haven’t done it yet. You must live life at the top of your voice! At the top of your lungs shout and listen to the echoes. I learned a lesson years ago. I had some wonderful Swedish meatballs at my mother’s table with my dad and my brother and when I finished I pushed back from the table and said, God! That was beautiful. And my brother said, No, it was good. See the difference?