Laws That Should Totally Be Real We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. - - John Keating (Robin Williams) | Jessica made this with Spoken.ly
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Best Romanian Writers: Mihai Eminescu, born Mihail Eminovici; (15 January 1850 – 15 June 1889) was a romantic poet, novelist and journalist, often regarded as the most famous and influential Romanian poet. Eminescu was an active member of the Junimea literary society and he worked as an editor for the newspaper Timpul (“The Time”).