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19-07-19

Albert Einstein: The true sign of intelligence

The true sign of intelligence is not knowlege but imagination.

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.

18-07-19

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: The main thing of life

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC – AD 65), fully Lucius Annaeus Seneca and also known simply as Seneca (/ˈsɛnɪkə/), was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and—in one work—satirist of the Silver Age of Latin literature.

17-07-19

Laozi: The Prisoner

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.

Laozi

Laozi also referred to as Lao-Tzu, Lao-Zi , translated from Chinese "Old Master", was a philosopher of ancient China. He is considered one of the most important philosophers of Chinese civilization and he is held responsible for writing the Dao De Ching or Tao Te Ching, the essential work of Taoism. According to Chinese traditions, Laozi lived in the 6th century BCE. Some historians contend that he actually lived in the 5th-4th century BCE, concurrent with the Hundred Schools of Thought and Warring States period.

16-07-19

Henri Nouwen: Choose Joy

At every moment of our life we have an opportunity to choose joy.

Henri Nouwen

Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen, (January 24, 1932 – September 21, 1996) was a Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer and theologian. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community. Over the course of his life, Nouwen was heavily influenced by the work of Anton Boisen, Thomas Merton, Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh and Jean Vanier.

After nearly two decades of teaching at academic institutions including the University of Notre Dame, Yale Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, Nouwen went on to work with mentally and physically handicapped people at the L'Arche Daybreak community in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

15-07-19

Bruce Lee: Pray for strength

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee ( born Lee Jun-fan; San Francisco Chinatown, 27 November 1940 - Hong Kong 20 July 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, and filmmaker. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-Chuen. He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do, an eclectic/hybrid style of no style and philosophy of life. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and a pop culture icon of the 20th century.