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Traumas no matter they are are physical, mental, emotional or of any other kind changes the persons physical or emotional being or both, thus making the person something different. When other people see it or experience it they feel the person is no more the same.. or in other words a stranger.
The saying is not a famous quote. Precocious young Lisa is trying to sound smart by using sophisticated words like "doth" and "celestial" in a rhyme. Ever the intelligent overachiever, she's essentially trying to come up with a wisely worded quote of her own. But "hero strong and brave" is actually quite a cheesy, uninspired bit of phrase-making. And the ...
Here's a book from 1945: The pilot was either very brave or very stupid http://books.google.ie/books?id=TvsDAAAAYAAJ&q=%22very+brave+or+very+stupid%22&dq=%22very+brave+or+very+stupid%22&hl=ga&sa=X&ei=9Y68U9bSNoWI7AbZgYHoCQ&redir_esc=y Experiment with Google n-gram viewer to find other/closer versions of the quote.
I think The Sea Hawk (1940) might qualify as an origin, at least in film. You were very brave, trying to take this ship single-handed. Thank you, sir. Brave but stupid. Source I would venture to guess that something very similar was written in a book long before.
Carpe Diem, Quid Pro Quo, Pro Se, In Vino Veritas, Semper Fi (short for Semper Fidelis)... It's certainly spoken frequently enough as certain phrases have found their way into (almost) everyday life. However, it's definitely not widely used anymore in full.
Latin certainly is still spoken, just not widely. From a BBC article, "Now retired to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Foster continues to speak to friends in the Vatican on the phone in Latin". Foster (that is Father Reginald Foster) is also quoted as saying: Latin is a language, it didn't come down in a golden box from Heaven. You don't have to be clever to speak ...
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