Jim Rohn: What to wish
Don't wish it was easier,
wish you were better.
Don't wish for less problems,
Wish for more skills.
Don't wish for less challenges,
Wish for more wisdom.
Emanuel James "Jim" Rohn (Yakima, WA,September 17, 1930 - West Hills, CA, December 5, 2009) was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. His rags to riches story played a large part in his work, which influenced others in the personal development industry like Anthony Robbins, Mark Victor Hansen, Brian Tracy y Jack Canfield.
Rosa Parks: A model for others
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The United States Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
Flora Lewis: Learning another language
Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.
Flora Lewis (25 July 1922—June 2, 2002) was an American journalist. She worked for the Associated Press (AP) first in New York and Washington, and later she was based in London, Jerusalem, Prague, Warsaw, Geneva, Bonn, Paris and Mexico City. European publishers included The Observer, The Economist and The Financial Times in London and France-Soir in Paris.
Albert Einstein: Where there is love
Where there is love, there is no imposition.
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.
Leo Tolstoy: The meaning of life
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.
Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy ( 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction.
Tolstoy's ideas on nonviolent resistance, expressed in such works as The Kingdom of God Is Within You, were to have a profound impact on such pivotal 20th-century figures as Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and James Bevel.