Albert Einstein: Nothing happens

Albert Einstein: Nothing happens

Today’s quote Thursday December 14th 2017

Nothing happens until something moves.
–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.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Intolerance

Today’s quote Wednesday December 13th 2017

It’s an universal law– intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.
–Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn–

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11 December 1918 – 3 August 2008) was a Russian novelist, historian, and short story writer. He was an outspoken critic of the Soviet Union and communism and helped to raise global awareness of its Gulag forced labor camp system. He was allowed to publish only one work in the Soviet Union, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962), in the periodical Novy Mir. After this he had to publish in the West, most notably Cancer Ward (1968), August 1914 (1971), and The Gulag Archipelago (1973). Solzhenitsyn was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature “for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature”. Solzhenitsyn was afraid to go to Stockholm to receive his award for fear that he would not be allowed to reenter. He was eventually expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974, but returned to Russia in 1994 after the state’s dissolution.

Joseph Campbell: The goal of life

Joseph Campbell: The goal of life

Today’s quote Tuesday December 12th 2017

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
–Joseph Campbel–

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion and gave many lectures until short before his death. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: “Follow your bliss.”

Aldous Huxley: Expressing the inexpressible

Aldous Huxley: Expressing the inexpressible

Today’s quote Monday December 11th 2017

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
–Aldous Huxley–

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, with a first in English literature.

He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London; for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug; and a wide-ranging output of essays. Early in his career Huxley edited the magazine Oxford Poetry and published short stories and poetry. Mid career and later, he published travel writing, film stories, and scripts. He spent the later part of his life in the U.S., living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death. In 1962, a year before his death, he was elected Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature.

Joseph Campbell: Transformation of consciousness

Joseph Campbell: Transformation of consciousness

Today’s quote Friday December 8th 2017

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
–Joseph Campbell–

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion and gave many lectures until short before his death. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: “Follow your bliss.”

Napoleon Hill: Great things and small things

Napoleon Hill: Great things and small things

Today’s quote Thursday December 7th 2017

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
–Napoleon Hill–

Napoleon Hill (Pound, county of Wise, VA, October 26, 1883 – South Carolina, November 8, 1970) was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich (1937), is one of the best-selling books of all time (at the time of Hill’s death in 1970, Think and Grow Rich had sold 20 million copies). Hill’s works examined the power of personal beliefs, and the role they play in personal success. He became an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1936.

Ralph Waldo Emerson: The great man

Ralph Waldo Emerson: The great man

Today’s quote Wednesday December 6th 2017

It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson–

Ralph Waldo Emerson (Boston MA, May 25, 1803 – Concord MA, April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of William Emerson, a Unitarian minister. After he himself also became Unitarian, he became more of a transcendentalist. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

Mahatma Gandhi: Two kinds of power

 Mahatma Gandhi: Two kinds of power

Today’s quote Tuesday December 5th 2017

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.
–Mahatma Gandhi–

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ( Porbandar, British India, 2 October 1869 – New Delhi, 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of Nation), was an Indian lawyer, thinker and politician. He was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights, and freedom across the world.</p

Tony Robbins: I challenge you

Tony Robbins: I challenge you

Today’s quote Monday December 4th 2017

I challenge you to make your life a masterpeace.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

–Tony Robbins–

Anthony “Tony” Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American life coach, self-help author and motivational speaker. He became well known through his infomercials and self-help books, Unlimited Power and Awaken The Giant Within. Robbins writes about subjects such as health and energy, overcoming fears, building wealth, persuasive communication, and enhancing relationships. Robbins began his career learning from many different motivational speakers, and promoted seminars for his personal mentor, Jim Rohn. He is deeply influenced by neuro-linguistic programming.

Eckhart Tolle: What you can lose

Eckhart Tolle: What you can lose

Today’s quote Friday December 1st 2017

You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.
–Eckhart Tolle–

Eckhart Tolle (born Ulrich Leonard Tölle, February 16, 1948) is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose. In 2011, he was listed by Watkins Review as the most spiritually influential person in the world. In 2008, a New York Times writer called Tolle “the most popular spiritual author in the United States”