-Absence makes the heart grow fonder: When you are away from someone you love, you love them even more.
-All that glitters is not gold: Appearances can be deceptive.
-April showers bring May flowers: Something bad or unpleasant today may bring good things in the future.
-A loaded wagon makes no noise: Really wealthy don't talk about money.
-Better late than never: It's better to do something, even if it's late, than not do it at all.
domingo, 25 de julio de 2010
Born in Buenos Aires on July 13, 1842, was a leading intellectual of the second half of the 19th century, apart from being one of the most eminent speakers from our country in those years. He was a historian, autodidact, combative Catholic, journalist and politician Estrada was orphaned at an early age, and his education was taken over by his grandmother, Carmen de Liniers. In his formal education, he learned philosophy, theology, religion and humanities. Estrada was formed as a harsh Catholic, to the point that would defend this dogma which would take him to highlight as a politician. Estrada started his activity as a journalist, editor of La Guirlande. In 1861, he published the genesis of our race, a controversial work. In 1866, he started teaching, in the normal school, where he developed a very famous compiled lessons about the history of the Argentine Republic, By then, Estrada already enjoyed a deep appreciation, in spite of his youth. Both, Sarmiento appointed him Secretary of Foreign Affairs He began his political activity in 1871, Estrada gave memorable speeches. Luis Saénz Peña, offered him the post of Minister.He refused , but accepted the Plenipotentiary Minister in Paraguay, function which would remain a year. In September 1894, the disease overcame it and died in the Paraguayan capital. He died in Asunción (Paraguay) on September 17, 1894.