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Wednesday Feb 24, 2016

Jan Jacob Henneman: Smile

A smile is the brightness of love

Jan Jacob Henneman

Tuesday Feb 23, 2016

Laozi: How we see things

To see things in the seed, that is genius.

Laozi

Monday Feb 22, 2016

H.G. Wells: What really matters

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

H.G. Wells

Friday Feb 19, 2016

Confucius: Music

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

Confucius

Thursday Feb 18, 2016

Albert Einstein: Use your brains

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

Wednesday Feb 17, 2016

Mark Twain: Take care of your ilusions

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Mark Twain

Tuesday Feb 16, 2016

Laozi: Intuitive understanding

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

Laozi

Monday Feb 15, 2016

Charles Dickens: Two types of wisdom

There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.

Charles Dickens

Friday Feb 12, 2016

Confucius: How to think

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.

Confucius

Thursday Feb 11, 2016

H.G. Wells: Your journey

Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.

H.G. Wells

Wednesday Feb 10, 2016

Mark Twain: Priority and option

Never allow someone to be your priority, while allowing yourself to be their option.

Mark Twain

Tuesday Feb 9, 2016

Laozi: You have got the answer

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.

Laozi

Monday Feb 8, 2016

Charles Dickens: No one is useless

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

Charles Dickens

Friday Feb 5, 2016

Ralph Waldo Emerson: The puropse of life

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday Feb 4, 2016

Victor Hugo: Strength or Will?

People do not lack strength, they lack will.

Victor Hugo

Wednesday Feb 3, 2016

Confucius: Time

Time flows away like the water in the river.

Confucius

Tuesday Feb 2, 2016

Laozi: The true person

The True Person benefits yet expects no reward, does the work and moves on. There is no desire to be considered better than others.

Laozi

Monday Feb 1, 2016

Charles Dickens: Our tears

We need never be ashamed of our tears.

Charles Dickens

Friday Jan 29, 2016

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

Thursday Jan 28, 2016

William Shakespeare: Suspicion

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

William Shakespeare