He does all this and he stays anonymous. I think that's great. These days everyone is trying to be famous. But he has anonymity. — Brad Pitt
An amusing collection of funny and warm Thanksgiving quotes and holiday historical facts to share with family and friends
A fun-filled collection of spooky Halloween quotes and holiday historical facts to share with family and friends
"The very hem of the poor girl's dress, at which the painter has labored so closely, thread by thread, has a story in it, if we think how soon its pure whiteness may be soiled with dust and rain, her outcast feet failing in the street" - John Ruskin to the Times on 25 May 1854 about The Controversy
"Women are important in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. But while their faces are seen everywhere - in oil paintings, watercolors, drawings – their voices are never heard." — Jan Marsh, Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood (Quartet Books, 1985)
Aside from seeking qualified help from a medical practitioner, there are extra steps you can take to ensure a much happier and healthier lifestyle when cohabitating with uterine fibroids. The key point to this approach is balancing hormone production to prevent further tumor growth.
According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services estimates that of all women by the age of 50 - 70 percent Caucasian and 80 percent African American suffered from uterine fibroids.
"She’s like a queen, magnificently tall, with a lovely figure, a stately neck, and a face of the most delicate and finished modelling: the flow of surface from the temples over the cheek is exactly like the carving of a Phidean goddess" – Walter Howell Deverell describing Elizabeth Siddal
"On the wall was a large nearly full-length portrait of her by Rossetti, so strange and unreal that if you hadn’t seen her you’d pronounce it a distempered vision, but in fact an extremely good likeness." — American Writer Henry James About Jane Burden Morris
As soon as we made our way into the tower mall, I immediately felt this strange wave of oppression. From the pit of my stomach came this feeling and it traveled to my heart, and I felt a huge burden, and one that I'd never felt so powerful before.
"The life of Fanny Cornforth is forever linked to that of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Fairly or unfairly, it is his art that defines our impression of her." — Kirsty Stonell Walker, Stunner: The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth
"It seems probable that his last meal was very fatty, dried meat - perhaps a type of Stone Age Speck or bacon," ~ Dr. Albert Zink, European Academy of Bolzano
"Civilization tries to persuade us we are going towards something, a distant goal. We have forgotten that our only goal is to live, to live each and every day, and that if we live each and every day, our true goal is achieved." — Jean Giono
“She is the finest woman-poet since Mrs. Browning, by a long way; and in artless art, if not in intellectual impulse, is greatly Mrs. Browning’s superior.” — William Sharp in The Atlantic Monthly (June 1895)
"Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been; I am also called No-more, Too-late, Farewell." — Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Those diagnosed or suspected of having Aspergers Syndrome are often considered extremely bright, obsessive-compulsive and socially awkward, these individuals have a hard time adapting and conforming to the 'said' normal world.
Nearly 2,000 years ago, the word "Copt" literally meant Egypt. This word evolved into a religious expression pertaining to one of the oldest faiths in the world, Coptic Christianity.
Recently, I've made it to my Six Year Milestone. I suppose this fact certifies me as a somewhat seasoned Hubber. During these years, I've personally experienced many different phases within myself and also by other Hubbers while writing on HubPages.
"My heart and I lie small upon the earth like a grain of throbbing sand. Drifting clouds and tinkling waters, together with the warmth of a genial summer day, bespeak with eloquence the loving Mystery round about us." — Zitkala-Sa
By confiscating income and supplies, and blockading entry points, the Lincoln Administration could starve the enemy, isolate the western sympathizing states, and slowly cinch its grasp on all Confederate fortifications.
Before the end of the Civil War, in March of 1865, the U.S. Government started a temporary agency to assist the four million emancipated slaves in the South, helping them transition from a state of slavery to freedmen and women.
The Romanian people haled Eminescu as a genius in his day. His effort to embrace the Romantic movement without repentance made him immortal in their eyes, and to this day he remains a relevant piece of Romanian history.
Exploding Head Syndrome or (EHS) is a condition which was first publicly discussed by Robert Armstrong Jones, a Welsh Physician who in 1920 described the ailment as an exploding sensation in the head.
"Money can't make a man or woman . . . It isn't who you are, nor what you have, but what you are that counts." ~ Margaret Tobin "Molly" Brown Via The Denver Post | April 1912
"If there was no such word as 'fascinating', you would have to invent it to describe Hetty Cary". ~ Senator James Chesnut
"There was this bank in Milan. The rumor going around was that it was filled with gold.” He began with a wry smile. "We spent all day trying to break into that damned vault. Finally, we got smart enough to wire some dynamite and blew the doors open. Do you know what we found inside?"
The grand stirring and upheaval of the American Revolution triggered a widespread epidemic of debate concerning the proper place of women in the public sphere. New political ideas and associative independence were at the forefront of women’s issues throughout colonial America.
With the untimely bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the United States was immediately drawn into the war effort. Patriotism sprang up over night, and the lethargic state of Colorado took advantage of a great boom which would ease the state’s depressed economy for years to come.
By 1877, the Harrison Reduction Works Company already knew that smelters were the answers to removing silver from lead carbonate ore, and they quickly invested in Leadville and the great boom was on its way.
After New Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule in 1826, the Mexican government had heavy concerns for Anglo-American expansion. They devised a plan to encourage Mexican citizens to colonize further north to thwart such aggressive activity.
Helpless to protect themselves from the marauding band of Ute warriors, the citizens came together and prayed to St. Acacias, a well-known Roman Centurion who martyred himself for his faith.
Are you dealing with that type of boss - no matter how hard you tried - you just couldn't receive a fair shake with recognition or respect? Believe it or not, there may be hope.
Let's debunk the myths associated with this adorable breed in light of the facts.