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5 cărți până la Crăciun!!!?

Douâ feti cucuieti, pi numi Irina și Diana, s-o gândit ele să-și supună cititorii la penitențe specifice postului și să îi provoace cu „oferte de nerefuzat”. 1,318 more words

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Krystiana Reads: June + July 2016

As you may have heard, I recently graduated for the third time in five years, and I have no more school books to read. This means that I can get down to the serious business of reading fun ones. 929 more words

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July 14 in history

1223 Louis VIII became King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France.

1698 The Darien scheme began with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama. 509 more words

History

Creating Timeless Art.

After three years of war he could resume work. Three years . . . ! As he stood in the center of his allegorical blocks he divined that time too was a tool: a major work of art required months, years for its emotional elements to solidify.

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The Education of an Artist.

To try to understand another human being, to grapple for his ultimate depths, that is the most dangerous of human endeavors. And all this the artist essays with no weapon but a pen or charcoal.

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The Cost of Dedication

“Talent is cheap; dedication is expensive. It will cost you your life.”
― Irving Stone

Becoming a spiritual person who is ready to enter the Kingdom of Heaven on earth is not an easy undertaking. 102 more words

Philosophy

WCPL Librarians Meet Author Irving Stone in 1968

I found this photo of one of our library scrapbooks.  Library director Nancy Gray and librarian Faye Howell were attending the 86th annual American  Library Association Conference in San Francisco in June, 1968 when they got a photo of them with the popular (at least in the 1960’s) historical fiction author, Irving Stone.  100 more words