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|Today's edition: Tuesday, May 21st 2019|
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Today's quote: Marie (originally Manja Sklodowska) Curie (1867-1934)-"Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. A well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecrated to research."
Today's proverb: "It's an ill-wind that blows nobody any good."
Today's wisdom: "The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter."
Today's proverb: "Cloudy mornings turn to clear evenings."
Today's irregular verb: fly - flew - flown
Today's riddle: I soar without wings, I see without eyes. I've traveled the universe to and fro. I've conquered the world, yet I've never been anywhere but home. Who am I? (The answer)
Today's joke: on our "Fun Page"
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