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Gotham City: DC Comics’ Batman character


 

Gotham City

Gotham City is a fictional city that is best known as the home of DC Comics’ Batman character. Gotham is known to be architecturally modeled after New York City, but with exaggerated elements and styles. Gotham also sometimes serves as a nickname for New York, and was first popularized as such by the author Washington Irving. What is Arkham Asylum? More… Discuss

Published on Apr 4, 2015

Cartoon Movie Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.
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quotation: Washington Irving


Who can look down upon the grave even of an enemy, and not feel a compunctious throb, that he should ever have warred with the poor handful of earth that lies moldering before him?Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss

QUOTATION: Washington Irving


A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.

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Washington Irving on tears (and the feeling they speak about)


There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.

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What Today Has to Say: Washington Irving on ‘the true enchanter’


He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.

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Today’s Quotation: Washington Irving on the power of tears


There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.

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Phrases Worth Quoting: Washington Irving – on Personal Growth by the means of Doing


One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

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Today’s Quotation: Washington Irving (1783-1859) – on human mind and purpose


Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

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Today’s Quotation: Washington Irving (1783-1859) – the nostalgia of friendship afar in time and space


 

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.

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Today’s Quotation: Washington Irving (on human behavior)


In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man, depends so much upon the opinion of his fellow men. He is constantly acting a studied part.

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Quotation Of the Day (June 16, 2011) – Washington Irving benevolence, kindness of heart


 How easy it is for one benevolent being to diffuse pleasure around him; and how truly is a kind heart a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity to freshen into smiles!

Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss (Please click this link to read some ‘effervescent’ comments ( not all out of place) about this idyllic, romantic yes, but still true today: it’s easier to put a happy face, than a grumpy one, see what I mean?)

Quotation Of The Day: Washington Irving (1783-1859)


Mother Day (On The Third Day) 

A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.

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