This Harvard Graduate's Speech is Going Viral. 10 Best Lines. Donovan Livingston, we presume?
That's a name "we will hear again and again. He is a game changer," says Michelle Flowers, one among the thousands commenting on the Harvard graduate's speech that is currently going viral. Every student, teacher and parent - heck, pretty much everyone in the world - needs to hear his uplifting and inspiring words. For his commencement speech at Harvard's Graduate School of Education on May 25, Donovan Livingston chose to perform a poignant spoken-word poem he entitled "Lift Off" to talk about education -- in history, what it means to him as an African-American man, and what likely course educators should take for the future.
Here are 10 of the most powerful and compelling lines from his speech. 1. We do online shopping everyday but seeing this behind the scenes will bring tears to your eyes I promise. 51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature. - StumbleUpon. 10 Sages With 10 Inspiring Messages. Throughout the ages there have been a few notable luminaries of humanity that have experienced a transformational harmonization initiated by the vectors of human becoming: love, beauty, and truth.
We can look up to these sages for inspiration that cultivates courage, will, and determination to experience an inner transformation as well. Although there are quite a few individuals that we can look to for sage-like guidance, 10 will be focused on here, each with a message they streamed into the global mind in their own unique way. Let these words spark a shift within that will change the very way to see Reality. Thich Nhat Hanh When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don’t blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or family, we blame the other person. That is my experience. No blame, no reasoning, no argument, just understanding. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change. Huang Po Bodhidharma Heraclitus Lao Tzu.
How to Write a Book In Your Spare Time. Many people say they would like to write a book.
That statement is usually in the form of “I have this great book idea”, “I’ve always wanted to write a novel” or “I will write it when I have more time.” Become A Man's Man With These 65 Life Hacks From Goldman Sachs. Investment banking firm Goldman Sachs has published a list of bite-sized tips designed to turn you into the ultimate man.
(Apparently, a healthy dose of sexism towards women is a pre-requisite.) Photo: AMC What does it mean to be a man today? @GSElevator and NetNet’s John Carney have attempted to break down the chief rules that every man should live by. As you’d expect from Goldman Sachs, there’s a distinct Wall Street/white collar vibe to many of these pearls of wisdom — you should always tip more than you need to, for example, and your sunglasses need to be incredibly expensive. Some of the advice also seems to have come straight out of the 1960s-set TV show Mad Men (“When in doubt, always kiss the girl”, “Hookers aren’t cool, but remember, the free ones are a lot more expensive.” ) We’ve also omitted some of the more overtly US-centric tips such as the best “rest rooms” in New York.
The Unofficial Goldman Sachs guide to being a man: [Via Business Insider Australia] 45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old. SUPPORT A WEAKER SOUL. All living beings consist of a body and a soul.
Body is visible whereas soul is not. Body is run by the senses provided for its functioning. Body is subject to pain, sorrows, sufferings, pleasures and happiness. Soul is independent. It is beyond all feelings. Souls may be termed as weaker ones or stronger ones. Existence of jives in the universe is composite in nature. Human form is having most developed brain than the other creatures.
The following aspects will make characteristic improvement in weaker soul and maintain balance of nature on earth. (a) Learn to live in presence of God. 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools. By When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your emotional balance, there are any number of little things you can do to regain it.
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