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Confucius says: The Top 10 Quotes by Confucius

Confucius says: The Top 10 Quotes by Confucius
Confucius is one of the most quoted personalities ever. He is so popular that there is a special “Confucius says …” joke-selection, I mean who can say to have this kind of achievement ;) Confucius, whose name literally means “Master Kong”, lived 551-479 BCE. He was a Chinese thinker and philosopher, whose teachings have deeply influenced not only Asian thought and life. He presented himself as a “transmitter who invented nothing” and he really pointed out the importance of learning, which is one reason he is seen by Chinese people as “The Greatest Master”. One of the best known sources of Confucius are The Analects, a collection of his teachings, which was compiled many years after his death. Many of them are universal and timeless in their beautiful and simple truth and they are as valid today as on the day they left Confucius’ mouth. Confucius says … 1. It’s the “Golden Rule” and the essence of real compassion. 2. 3. Those quotes are just perfect. 4. Amazing. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Related:  HappinessThoughts

Top 10 Most Inspiring Quotes of Lao Tzu Lao Tzu was the most important spiritual Chinese sage. His name, which is also often called Laozi, literally means “Old Master” and is generally considered an honorific. He lived in the 6th century BC, at the same time as Confucius, who was born a generation after Lao Tzu. He once sought out Lao Tzu who told him “Strip yourself of your proud airs and numerous desires, your complacent demeanor and excessive ambitions. They won’t do you any good. Lao Tzu is the father of the Chinese spiritual tradition Taoism, mainly because of his text called Tao te Ching (Tao: the way of all life, te: the fit use of life by men, ching: text or classic). It is based on the Tao (The Way), which is the creator and sustainer of all things in the Universe, and the practice of doing by nondoing (wu-wei) that enables the disciple to unite with the Tao. Lao Tzu wrote his only book Tao Te Ching just before he walked away from the Chou empire he served. 1. This first sentence of his teachings seems paradoxical. 2.

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different by Terry Heick This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the development of personal thinking habits in 21st century learners. In an era dominated by constant information and the desire to be social, should the tone of thinking for students be different? After all, this is the world of Google. As a result, the tone of thinking can end up uncertain or whimsical, timid or arrogant, sycophant or idolizing–and so, devoid of connections and interdependence. The nature of social media rests on identity as much as anything else—forcing subjectivity on everything through likes, retweets, shares, and pins. But this takes new habits. Information Abundance There is more information available to any student with a smartphone than an entire empire would have had access to three thousand years ago. New contexts—digital environments that function as humanity-in-your-pocket—demand new approaches and new habits. Persisting.

Personal Development - UrbanMonk.Net Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement) LizettePreiss | Choosing Smarter Living WHAT IS TODAY'S MOST IMPORTANT UNREPORTED STORY? Social Policy Implications of the New Happiness Research In the last ten years, psychology has finally started to deliver the goods — hard facts about what causes human happiness. The results have been astonishing, but their social implications have not sparked any serious public debate: (1) Almost all humans are surprisingly happy almost all the time. 90% of Americans report themselves to be "very happy" or "fairly happy". (2) Individuals still differ somewhat in their happiness, but these differences are extremely stable across the lifespan, and are almost entirely the result of heritable genetic differences (as shown by David Lykken's and Auke Tellegen's studies of identical twins reared apart.) (3) Major life events that we would expect to affect happiness over the long term (e.g. winning the lottery, death of a spouse) only affect it for six months or a year. (4) The "usual suspects" in explaining individual differences in happiness have almost no effect.

Numerot ovat kaapanneet vallan - tilastotiede - Kuukausiliite Numeroilla hallitaan maailmaa, koska raha on numeroita ja pörssikurssit ovat käyriä. Tilastot, tutkimukset ja selvitykset ovat hyvää keskustelukamaa, koska niistä on aina mahdollista kehittää riita. Niitä voi tulkita mielensä mukaan tai selittää monen mielen mukaan. Tuore tilasto tarkoittaa vanhaa tietoa. 0-hypoteesi tarkoittaa sitä, että missään ei tapahdu mitään. Sähäkästi sahaava pörssikurssi tarkoittaa sitä, että maailma on liikkeessä. Päätökset perustellaan numeroilla, aina. Ei niin, että kannattaa osoittaa kulttuuritahtoa ja jättää vanha rakennus purkamatta. Numeroilla perustellaan, montako hirveä pitää ampua, kuinka vähän häkkineliöitä minkille riittää, kuinka kauan työläisen on pysyttävä töissä ja kuinka pientä palkkaa hänelle tulee maksaa. Tulevaisuus suunnitellaan numeroista. Suomalainen innostuu lottonumeroista, mutta ehkä matematiikka ei ole valtaväestön laji. Filosofian tohtori Hannu Miettinen on työurallaan keskittynyt suuriin lukuihin, joko aikaan tai rahaan.

Abundance Tapestry — Creating A Life Of Abundance Romance Can Be Maintained in Long-term Relationships By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 22, 2009 Despite popular belief, long-term relationships do not necessarily progress into a companionship/friendship-type love. Romantic love can last a lifetime and lead to happier, healthier relationships, suggests a new study. “Many believe that romantic love is the same as passionate love,” said lead researcher Bianca P. Acevedo, Ph.D, then at Stony Brook University (currently at University of California, Santa Barbara). “It isn’t. These findings appear in the March issue of Review of General Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association. Acevedo and co-researcher Arthur Aron, Ph.D, reviewed 25 studies with 6,070 individuals in short- and long-term relationships to find out whether romantic love is associated with more satisfaction. They also looked at 10 long-term relationship studies comprising middle-aged couples who were typically married 10 years or more.

Learn to be Charismatic - Scott Edinger by Scott Edinger | 2:00 PM November 13, 2012 What makes a leader inspiring? By far, the most common answer I hear from the thousands of leaders I’ve spoken with on the topic is “charisma.” And who would argue? When they hear that answer, people typically nod knowingly; we all seem to recognize the power of charisma to motivate. As a practical matter though, what does one do with this information? Charismatic people focus on you, not themselves. They tend to be extraverts. Like all good leaders, charismatic leaders are skilled communicators. They feel your pain, really. The word charisma comes from the word Greek charis, meaning gift or grace.

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