Posted by admin on October 9th, 2014 at 7:13 am
Jonas Salk was an American physician and medical researcher who developed the first safe and effective vaccine for polio.
His sole focus had been to develop a safe and effective vaccine as rapidly as possible, with no interest in personal profit. When asked who owned the patent to it, Salk said "There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?" The vaccine is calculated to be worth $7 billion had it been patented.
Born: October 28, 1914,United States
Died: June 23, 1995, United States
Posted by admin on October 8th, 2014 at 3:18 pm
William Hazlitt was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, as the greatest art critic of his age, and as a drama critic, social commentator, and philosopher. He was also a painter.
Born: April 10, 1778, United Kingdom
Died: September 18, 1830, United Kingdom
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
The more we do, the more ...
Posted by admin on October 4th, 2014 at 7:54 am
Elon Reeve Musk is a South Africa-born, Canadian American business magnate, inventor, and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity.
Born: June 28, 1971 , Pretoria, South Africa
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not i...
Posted by admin on September 27th, 2014 at 3:53 pm
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.
Born: July 18, 1950 United Kingdom
The best way of learning about anything is by doing.
You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
If somebody offers you an amazing opportuni...
Posted by admin on September 23rd, 2014 at 3:01 pm
Sivānanda Saraswati was a Hindu spiritual teacher and a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta. Sivānanda was born Kuppuswami in Pattamadai, in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.
Born: September 8, 1887, Pattamadai ,India
Died: July 14, 1963, Rishikesh
Books: Essence of Bhakti Yoga, Health and Hatha Yoga
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
Do not love leisure. Waste not...
Posted by admin on September 16th, 2014 at 8:19 am
James Henry Leigh Hunt, best known as Leigh Hunt, was an English critic, essayist, poet and writer.
Born: October 19, 1784, Southgate, London, United Kingdom
Died: August 28, 1859
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.
Posted by admin on September 15th, 2014 at 9:04 am
Albert Ellis was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.
Born: September 27, 1913
Died: July 24, 2007
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
Even injustice has it's good points. It gives me the challenge of being as happy as I can in an unfair world.
Acceptance is no...
Posted by admin on September 10th, 2014 at 5:31 am
T. Harv Eker is an author, businessman and motivational speaker known for his theories on wealth and motivation. He is the author of the book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind published by HarperCollins.
Born: June 10, 1954, Toronto, Canada
The number one reason most people don't get what they want is that they don't know what they want.
Keep your eye on the goal, keep moving toward your target.
Your inner world reflects your outer world.
If you shoot for the stars, you'll at le...
Posted by admin on September 2nd, 2014 at 6:25 am
Erich Seligmann Fromm was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist.
Born: March 23, 1900, Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 18, 1980, Switzerland
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
Love is the on...
Posted by admin on August 28th, 2014 at 3:07 pm
Anaïs Nin was an author born to Spanish-Cuban parents in France.She wrote journals,novels,critical studies, essays and short stories.
Born: February 21, 1903,France
Died: January 14, 1977,United States
Full birth name: Angela Anais Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Posted by admin on August 27th, 2014 at 6:35 am
Dr. Wayne Dyer is an internationally renowned author and Motivational Speaker.
Born: May 10, 1940
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, it wil...
Posted by admin on August 26th, 2014 at 5:51 am
Jack Canfield is an American author, and motivational speaker. He is the co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, which has more than 250 titles and 500 million copies in print in over 40 languages.
Born: August 19, 1944
Awards: Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Book
Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.
You don't have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going. Babies don't walk the first time they try, but eventual...