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Wednesday Dec 7, 2022

Confucius: How to save someone's life

Give a bowl of rice to a man
and you will feed him for a day.
Teach him how to grow his own rice
and you will save his life.

Confucius

Tuesday Dec 6, 2022

Laozi: The teachings

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

Laozi

Monday Dec 5, 2022

Charles Dickens: Reflections

Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Charles Dickens

Friday Dec 2, 2022

Steve Maraboli: What are you going to create?

No matter what your history has been,
your destiny is what you create today.
What are you going to create?

Steve Maraboli

Thursday Dec 1, 2022

Mark Twain: The best way to cheer yourself

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.

Mark Twain

Wednesday Nov 30, 2022

John Green: The labyrinth of suffering

The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.

John Green

Tuesday Nov 29, 2022

Albert Einstein: Our situation here on Earth

Strange is our situation here on Earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men - above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.

Albert Einstein

Monday Nov 28, 2022

Confucius: Music

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.

Confucius

Friday Nov 25, 2022

H.G. Wells: Our nationality

Our true nationality is mankind.

H.G. Wells

Thursday Nov 24, 2022

Charles Dickens: Heart, temper and touch

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Charles Dickens

Wednesday Nov 23, 2022

Laozi: Intuitive understanding

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.

Laozi

Tuesday Nov 22, 2022

Mahatma Gandhi: Victory by violence

Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.

Mahatma Gandhi

Monday Nov 21, 2022

Albert Einstein: Your conscience

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.

Albert Einstein

Friday Nov 18, 2022

Charles Dickens: Procrastination

Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.

Charles Dickens

Thursday Nov 17, 2022

Laozi: The difficult and the easy

Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.

Laozi

Wednesday Nov 16, 2022

Helen Keller: What is life?

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

Victor Hugo: Strength or Will?

People do not lack strength, they lack will.

Victor Hugo

Monday Nov 14, 2022

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Are you misunderstood?

Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Aristophanes: Mind and mouth

Open your mind before your mouth.

Aristophanes

Thursday Nov 10, 2022

Paulo Coelho: Our opportunities

Sometimes, we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because don't know what to do with it.

Paulo Coelho