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54 Probably my most read post ever was the 20 Greatest Motivational Quotes of All Time .
Aldous Huxley Aldous Leonard Huxley ( Godalming , 26. srpnja 1894 . - Los Angeles , 22. studenog 1963 .), engleski književnik. Djelovao je kao novinar, kazališni , likovni i glazbeni kritičar.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH by Mohandas K. Gandhi * Editor's note by Mahadev Desai, 1940 *
Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British -born philosopher , writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst , he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary , where he received a master's degree in theology.
Carl Gustav Jung (Kesswill, 26. srpnja 1875 . - Zürich, 6. lipnja 1961 .), švicarski psiholog i psihijatar . Doktorirao je medicinu u Baselu . Godine 1904 . razradio je metodu testiranja koja je postala standardni postupak u otkrivanju " kompleksa ". Začetnik je tzv. analitičke psihologije u kojoj se razlikuju dva sloja nesvjesnoga : osobno nesvjesno i kolektivno nesvjesno (rjeđe korišteni naziv je "arhetipska psihologija"- no, taj se nazivak rabi i za varijantu jungovske psihologije koju je razvio moderni Jungov nastavljač James Hillman ). Jungova psihologija dala je značajne rezultate u interpretaciji mitoloških i religijskih simbola . Njegova djela imaju snažan utjecaj u mnogim područjima kulturnog stvaralaštva (Jungov je utjecaj vidljiv, npr. u djelima Mircea Eliadea , Josepha Campbella , Ericha Neumanna , Hermanna Hessea ,..).
Thích Nhất Hạnh ( / ˈ t ɪ k ˈ n j ʌ t ˈ h ʌ n / ; Vietnamese: [tʰǐk ɲɜ̌t hɐ̂ʔɲ] ( listen ) ; born October 11, 1926) is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk , teacher, author, poet and peace activist . He lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France, [ 1 ] travelling internationally to give retreats and talks.
George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian , social critic , satirist , actor , and writer / author who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums. [ 22 ] Carlin was noted for his black humor as well as his thoughts on politics , the English language , psychology , religion , and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his " Seven Dirty Words " comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation , in which a 5–4 decision by the justices affirmed the government's power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves .
Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) was an American ethnobotanist , philosopher, psychonaut , researcher, teacher, lecturer, and writer. He was noted for his knowledge, and the ability to articulate his knowledge, of the use of psychedelics , metaphysics , plant-based entheogens , and subjects ranging from shamanism , language, historical and civilizational timelines, the theoretical origins of human consciousness, and his concept of novelty theory . [ 1 ] Biography
Richard Feynman Richard Phillips Feynman ( New York , 11. svibnja 1918 . - Los Angeles , 15. veljače 1988 .), američki fizičar. Jedan je od najutjecajnih američkih fizičara 20. stoljeća , koji je naročito radio na polju kvantne elektrodinamike .
By Cody Wayne "A lot of us amateurs can make people laugh and some of us can occasionally even make people think twice about the daily nonsense of their lives. But with his clarity of vision and gift of words, if Bill Hicks had had any more time he might have started a revolution." Keith Olberman, MSNBC opinion-head and former ESPN Sportscaster (More quotes here .) .Bill Hicks died when I was in high school.