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  • Rudyard Kipling Quotes

    Posted by on December 29th, 2015 at 4:33 pm
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book, Kim, and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King". Born: December 30, 1865, Mumbai, India Died: January 18, 1936, London, United Kingdom   Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. Never ...
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  • Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes

    Posted by on December 17th, 2015 at 6:49 am
    Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. Born: December 1770, Bonn, Germany Died: March 26, 1827, Vienna, Austria On Dec 17th 2015 ,the Search Engine Google showed an interactive animated Doodle globally for the 245th year of Beethoven.   Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. Nothing is...
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  • BKS Iyengar Quotes

    Posted by on December 14th, 2015 at 8:12 am
    Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar, better known as B.K.S. Iyengar, was the founder of the style of yoga known as "Iyengar Yoga" and was considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world. Born: December 14, 1918, Bellur, Karnataka Died: August 20, 2014, Pune, India   Breath is the king of mind. Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees. Be inspired but not proud. The highest point of yesterday should be the lowest point o...
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  • James Grover Thurber Quotes

    Posted by on December 8th, 2015 at 3:39 pm
    James Grover Thurber was an American cartoonist, author, journalist, playwright, and celebrated wit. Born: December 8, 1894,United States Died: November 2, 1961,United States     Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead. Love is what you've been through with somebody. Progress was all right. Only it went on too long. Don't get it right, just get it written. All men should strive to learn...
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  • Horace Quotes

    Posted by on December 8th, 2015 at 8:33 am
    Quintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. Born: December 8, 65 BC, Venosa, Italy Died: November 27, 8 BC, Rome, Italy     Rule your mind or it will rule you. Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow. Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze. Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. The pen is the tongue of the mind. ...
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  • Thomas Carlyle Quotes

    Posted by on December 4th, 2015 at 8:41 am
    Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Born: December 4, 1795, Ecclefechan, United Kingdom Died: February 5, 1881, London, United Kingdom     A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. Every noble work is at first impossible. There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune. No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men. Go as far as you ...
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  • Lucy Maud Montgomery Quotes

    Posted by on November 30th, 2015 at 5:41 am
    Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE, publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. Born: November 30, 1874, New London, Prince Edward Island Died: April 24, 1942, Toronto, Canada     Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it. It makes you feel very virtuous when you forgive people, doesn't it? We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the futu...
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  • W.Clement Stone Quotes

    Posted by on September 10th, 2015 at 10:48 am
    William Clement Stone was a businessman, philanthropist and New Thought self-help book author. Born: May 4, 1902, Chicago, Illinois, United States Died: September 3, 2002, Evanston, Illinois, United States     Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them. ...
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  • David Hume Quotes

    Posted by on September 9th, 2015 at 10:49 am
    David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of radical philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Born: May 7, 1711, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Died: August 25, 1776, Edinburgh, United Kingdom   Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance. It's when we st...
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  • Rigoberta Menchú Tum Quotes

    Posted by on August 18th, 2015 at 11:21 am
    Rigoberta Menchú Tum is an indigenous Guatemalan woman, of the K'iche' ethnic group. Menchú has dedicated her life publicizing the rights of Guatemala's indigenous peoples during and after the Guatemalan Civil War (1960–1996), and to promote indigenous rights in the country. Menchú received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 and the Prince of Asturias Award in 1998.She is also a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. Born: January 9, 1959 (age 56), Laj Chimel We are not myths of the past, ruins...
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  • George Sand Quotes

    Posted by on August 17th, 2015 at 3:33 pm
    Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. Born: July 1, 1804, Paris, France Died: June 8, 1876, Nohant-Vic, France     Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. One changes from day to day, and... after a few years have passed one has completely altered. There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. ...
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  • Al Gore Quotes

    Posted by on August 11th, 2015 at 8:52 am
    Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. is an American politician, advocate and philanthropist, who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States, under President Bill Clinton. Gore is the recipient of a number of awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.       When you have the facts on your side, argue the facts. When you have the law on your side, argue the law. When you have neither, holler. In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is ...
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