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Friday Apr 29, 2016

Confucius: Imposing on others

If you don't want to do something, don't impose on others.

Confucius

Thursday Apr 28, 2016

Maya Angelou: Defeats

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

Maya Angelou

Wednesday Apr 27, 2016

Mark Twain: The best way to cheer yourself

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

Mark Twain

Tuesday Apr 26, 2016

Laozi: Music in the soul

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Laozi

Monday Apr 25, 2016

Steve Maraboli: Unhealthy attachment

The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.

Steve Maraboli

Friday Apr 22, 2016

C. JoyBell C.: Life is too short

Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you.
In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn't have the time to sit around and talk about you.
What's important to me is not others' opinions of me, but what's important to me is my opinion of myself.

C. JoyBell C.

Thursday Apr 21, 2016

Mark Twain: The Newspaper

If you don't read the newspaper,
you're uninformed.
If you read the newspaper,
you're mis-informed.

Mark Twain

Wednesday Apr 20, 2016

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

Monday Apr 18, 2016

Eleanor Roosevelt: The purpose of life

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Friday Apr 15, 2016

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Who will you become?

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday Apr 14, 2016

Albert Einstein: Your conscience

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

Albert Einstein

Wednesday Apr 13, 2016

Mark Twain: A moon

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Mark Twain

Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

Laozi: How to respond

Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.

Laozi

Monday Apr 11, 2016

Paulo Coelho: Never judge the lives of others

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation.
It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.

Paulo Coelho

Friday Apr 8, 2016

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

Thursday Apr 7, 2016

Albert Einstein: A ship

A ship is always safe at the shore,
but that is NOT what it is built for.

Albert Einstein

Wednesday Apr 6, 2016

John Green: The labyrinth of suffering

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

John Green

Tuesday Apr 5, 2016

Laozi: The teachings

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

Laozi

Monday Apr 4, 2016

C. Buddingh: Dabates

A debate is usually a heated conversation with two people talking to each other and listening to themselves.

C. Buddingh

Friday Apr 1, 2016

Confucius: Real knowledge

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius