(Quotes source: Brainyquote.com)
Balthus (Artist, French, 1908-2001):
Painting is a language that cannot be replaced by another language.
Howard Nemerov (Poet, American, b.1920-1991):
Poetry makes things happen, but rarely what the poet wants.
Tony Robbins (Author, American, b.1960):
A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action you haven’t truly decided.
Find more births, deaths and facts about 29th February at wiki, such as:
On this day, in 1916, The british annexted the Tokelau islands (near New Zealand).
A fact from elsewhere regarding the this same day in history, 29th February 1916, a British ship (Alacantra) and German vessel (Grief) engaged in battle: both were damaged and sank.
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