C. S. Lewis: Our desire

C. S. Lewis: Our desire

Today’s quote Wednesday August 16th 2017

If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
–C. S. Lewis–

Clive Staples Lewis, commonly known as C. S. Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. Born in Belfast, Ireland, he held academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College), 1925-54, and Cambridge University (Magdalene College), 1954-63. He is best known for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

Albert Einstein: Memorizing

Albert Einstein: Memorizing

Today’s quote Tuesday August 15th 2017

Never memorize something that you can look up.
–Albert Einstein–

Albert Einstein (Ulm, Germany 14 March 1879 – Princeton, NJ, USA, 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist from Jewish origen. later nationalized Swiss and US. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. He is considered one of the most important physicists of the 20th century.

Roy T. Bennett: Your happiness

Roy T. Bennett: Your happiness

Today’s quote Monday August 14th 2017

Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.
–Roy T. Bennett–

Roy T. Bennett is the author of the book: The Light in the Heart.

Until now, I could find no more information about him.

Buddha: The path to wisdom

Buddha: The path to wisdom

Today’s quote Friday August 11th 2017

Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
–Buddha–

Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. A native of the ancient Shakya republic in the Himalayan foothills, Gautama Buddha taught primarily in northeastern India. Buddha means “awakened one” or “the enlightened one.” “Buddha” is also used as a title for the first awakened being in an era. In most Buddhist traditions, Siddhārtha Gautama is regarded as the Supreme Buddha (Pali sammasambuddha, Sanskrit samyaksambuddha) of our age.

Robin Sharma: Fears

 Robin Sharma: Fears

Today’s quote Thursday August 10th 2017

The fears we don’t face become our limits.
–Robin Sharma–

Robin S. Sharma was born in 1965 and currently lives in Toronto, Canada. He is the author of several books published internationally, as well as a recognized expert in leadership and personal development. He has also been recognized by the independent magazine as the second best expert in leadership. He is best known for his The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari series.

Najwa Zebian: These mountains

Najwa Zebian: These mountains

Today’s quote Wednesday August 9th 2017

These Mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.
–Najwa Zebian–

Najwa Zebian is a Lebanese Canadian educator. Her passion for creative expression was evident from a young age as she delved into Arabic poetry and novels. She arrived to Canada at sixteen years of age and pursued higher education. In 2011, she became a teacher and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership as she teaches high school students.

Richard Carlson: Reflection

Richard Carlson: Reflection

Today’s quote Tuesday August 8th 2017

Reflection is one of the most underused yet powerful tools for success.
–Richard Carlson–

Reflection is one of the most underused yet powerful tools for success.Richard Carlson (May 16, 1961 – December 13, 2006) was an American author, psychotherapist, and motivational speaker, who rose to fame with the success of his book, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and it’s all Small Stuff (1997), which became one of the fastest-selling books of all time and made publishing history as USA Today’s bestselling book for two consecutive years. It also spent over 101 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list. It was published in 135 countries and translated into Latvian, Polish, Icelandic, Serbian and 26 other languages. Thereafter, Carlson went on to write 20 books.

Alexander Pope: He who expects nothing

Alexander Pope: He who expects nothing

Today’s quote Monday August 7th 2017

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
–Alexander Pope–

Alexander Pope (London, UK, 21 May 1688 – London, UK, 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Ever since his twelfth year he wrote verses, often imitations of other writers. His most original work of that time was Pastorals (1709). His first big work was An Essay on Criticism from 1711. Pope’s work gives a good reflection of its time. In the time of Queen Anne, he wrote pastoral poetry, the “Iliad” and “Odyssey” arose under George I. In his third period he treated the great religious and intellectual issues of the day. He wrote mainly in the form of “heroic couplets”: series of usually ten-syllable rhyming lines together. Here he developed into a true master.

Carl Jung: Life’s most intractable problems

Carl Jung: Life's most intractable problems

Today’s quote Friday August 4th 2017

In my experience, I have found that the solutions to all of life’s most intractable problems are not found through any form of intellect or cleverness. They are solved simply by moving on.
–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.

Richard Bach: Your happiness

Richard Bach: Your happiness

Today’s quote Thursday August 3rd 2017

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
–Richard Bach–

Richard David Bach (born June 23, 1936) is an American writer. He is widely known as the author of the hugely popular 1970s best-sellers Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah, among others. Bach’s books espouse his philosophy that our apparent physical limits and mortality are merely appearance. Bach is noted for his love of flying and for his books related to air flight and flying in a metaphorical context. He has pursued flying as a hobby since the age of 17. In late August 2012 Bach was badly injured when on approach to landing at Friday Harbor, Washington his aircraft clipped some power lines and crashed upside down in a field.