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20-01-21

Carl Jung: Becoming conscious

Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious.

Carl Jung

Carl Gustav Jung (Kesswil, 26 July 1875 - Küsnacht, 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist, psychologist, psychotherapist and essayist who founded analytical psychology school, also known as the complex and depth psychology. His work has been influential in psychiatry and in the study of religion, literature, and related fields.

19-01-21

J. P. Morgan: The reasons

A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.

J. P. Morgan

John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan (April 17, 1837 - March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.

In 1892 Morgan arranged the merger of Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric Company to form General Electric. After financing the creation of the Federal Steel Company, he merged in 1901 with the Carnegie Steel Company and several other steel and iron businesses, including Consolidated Steel and Wire Company owned by William Edenborn, to form the United States Steel Corporation. He is generally considered to be the man who saved the US national economy.

18-01-21

Winston Churchill: Courage

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 - 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.

15-01-21

Abraham Lincoln: Your life and your years

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (Hodgenville, KY, February 12, 1809 - Washington D. C, April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis -the American Civil War- preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, strengthening the national government and modernizing the economy. Reared in a poor family on the western frontier, Lincoln was self-educated, and became a country lawyer, a Whig Party leader, Illinois state legislator during the 1830s, and a one-term member of the United States House of Representatives during the 1840s. He promoted rapid modernization of the economy through banks, canals, railroads and tariffs to encourage the building of factories; he opposed the war with Mexico in 1846.

14-01-21

Kyle Maynard: Gain more control over your life!

By releasing control over circumstances, you gain more control over your life.

Kyle Maynard

Kyle Maynard (March 24, 1986) is a speaker, author, and ESPY Award-winning mixed martial arts athlete and was born with a rare condition known as congenital amputation, where fibrous bands prevent the development of fetal limbs, He has no elbows or knees but he wrestled in high school, ultimately winning 36 matches in his senior year of high school.

He received the ESPN Espy Award for Best Athlete With A Disability in 2004. He work as a speaker for the Washington Speaker's Bureau, specializing in motivational speeches. In 2005, Maynard wrote the New York Times Bestselling autobiography, No Excuses: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling and in Life.

Kyle Maynard attended the University of Georgia, graduated in 2008 in journalism ("Broadcast News") and continues wrestling.