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Topic: Canada Adopts Maple Leaf Flag (1965)
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 10:44:06 AM
A nice, original flag. One of my favorites, actually, along with Brazil's (of course), UK's, Israel's, South Korea's, Barbados's, Bhutan's, Kazakhstan's, Swaziland's and Sri Lanka's.
Topic: I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't...
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 10:37:20 AM
Yeah, but all roses have thorns.
Topic: Irena Sendler (1910)
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:43:11 AM
A heaven-sent woman - no doubt about it.
Topic: Time has laid his healing hand upon the wound when we can look back upon the pain we once fainted under and no bitterness or...
Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2018 6:20:16 AM
It is not that time heals everything; it just makes suffering more bearable.
Topic: Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it. Nature, that great tragic dramatist, knits us together by bone and muscle,...
Posted: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 8:12:34 AM
Troubles apart, family is still the best thing one can belong to.
Topic: "Always suspect everybody." That's the maxim to go through life with!
Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 5:23:16 AM
Suspecting everybody is a wise policy.
Topic: The fallen angel becomes a malignant devil. Yet even that enemy of God and man had friends and associates in his desolation.
Posted: Friday, February 02, 2018 5:19:08 AM
This passage applies perfectly to many Brazilian politicians...
Topic: Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of...
Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 6:47:21 AM
"Behind every great man stands no woman. There is no greater man that the man that can acknowledge the woman standing right next to him". - Rachel Wolchin
Topic: Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:02:20 AM
Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others [Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)].

Meaning we don't have strength of our own...
Topic: It does make a difference what you call things.
Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:27:14 AM
Maybe it should (also) be "It does make a difference HOW you call AND TELL things." but I'm not a native speaker, so...

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