Such A Happy Man

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Description from I searched for this on

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Description from I searched for this on

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Rita Levi-Montalcini, became the first Nobel Prize-winner to reach the age of 100 in 2009. From 2001 until her death in 2012, she also served in the Italian Senate as a Senator for Life.

Is this the secret of eternal life?

"I don´t know why we are here but I´m pretty sure it´s not in order to enjoy ourselves." Ludwig Wittgenstein

EDOZE GAUZA: Wittgenstein

The aim of philosophy is the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a theory but an activity. "Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, prop. 4.112.

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"One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision." ~ Bertrand Russell (1951)

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Howard Hughes


Aviator Howard Hughes Spruce Goose Cockpit Photo.

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Clarence “Kelly” Johnson founded the Skunk Works® after he and his team created and delivered the XP-80 to the U.S. Army’s Air Tactical Service Command in only 143 days. Johnson’s unconventional "14 rules and practices" allowed the Skunk Works to operate effectively and efficiently. Find his rules here: (Nr 15: Never work for the Navy).

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Agatha Christie 1890 - 1976 Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.

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Audrey Hepburn - I love the cat watching her knit on top of the trophy head.

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Mick Jagger

everyday_i_show: photos by Anton Corbijn

PEARL S. BUCK: First American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" #womancan #inspiringwomen

Years Around the Even Post: Pearl S. Buck and Her Alma Mater

Clara Gordon Bow was an American actress who rose to stardom in the silent film era of the 1920s. It was her appearance as a spunky shopgirl in the film It that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl".

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Ava Gardner without make-up, 1940s

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"My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence." Edith Sitwell

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"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home." - Edith Sitwell

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"Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness." ~ Edith Sitwell, Taken Care Of ,1965

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“Edith Sitwell wore extravagant clothes and jewels; usually the clothes did not fit at all they just hung. She did it exactly her own way and got away with it. She was considered an improbable and anachronistic fashion icon frequently photographed bristling with gigantic aquamarine rings - at least two to a finger, and plastered with vast brooches of semi-precious stones".

History of Art: History of Photography

Frida Kahlo & Emmy Lou Packard

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Maria Callas - opera singer (1923-1977)

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Yma Sumac

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