Day 119: April 29 – Our Birth Made Us Mortal, Our Death Will Make Us Immortal

~ The Temple of Diana, Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini in Genoa

Wisdom

What dies does not fall outside the Universe. If it remains here and changes here, it is also resolved here into the eternal constituents, which are elements of the Universe and of yourself. And the elements themselves change and make no grievance of it.

~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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Wit

Most people would die sooner than think: in fact, they do.

~ Bertrand Russell

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What Happened

1429: Joan of Arc enters Orleans after relieving the English siege.

1945: US soldiers liberate the Dachau concentration camp in Germany.

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