I love the valiant; but it is not enough... Greatest Movie Quotes That Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From • Field of Success Movies are a part of our lives, a part of our culture. I am sure everyone can think of a movie and relate it to a time in their life when they saw it. Some movies make us laugh, some make us cry, some make us scared, while others make us think. The one thing that comes out of almost all movies is great quotes. I have compiled a list of some of the greatest movie quotes that every entrepreneur can learn from. “I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. I have to start the list with one of my favorite movies of all time. “We are who we choose to be” Green Goblin – Spider-Man You need to believe this if you are going to make it in the self employed world. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. Now who thought you could ever learn something from a baboon? “Life moves pretty fast. Every business owner knows how much work it takes to run a successful company. “If you want something, go get it. This is one of the greatest inspirational movies that everyone should watch. Related February 14, 2015
Marcus Aurelius' Six Timeless Observations on Life Marcus Aurelius Antoninus was Roman emperor from 161 until his death in 180. A great thinker, Marcus embodied Plato’s ideal of the philosopher king to a considerable extent. He was a strong emperor, engaging in various wars in defense of the Roman empire for his entire reign, but he was also greatly concerned with social justice and welfare, even going so far as to sell his own possessions to alleviate people’s suffering from famine and plague (from which he died). Marcus left behind a corpus of writing which, despite it’s antiquity, offers us some truly timeless wisdom. Here are six lessons we can learn from his observations on life. Lesson #1: We Are Responsible for Our Own Experience of Life “Such as are your habitual thoughts; such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the color of your thoughts.” Much has been made recently of the (so called) ‘law of attraction.’ I keep a sign posted over my desk at work. Lesson #3: Live a Real Life Lesson #4: Be Grateful
List of unusual deaths This is a list of unusual deaths. This list includes unique or extremely rare circumstances of death recorded throughout history, noted as being unusual by multiple sources. Some of the deaths are mythological or are considered to be unsubstantiated by contemporary researchers. Oxford Dictionaries defines the word "unusual" as "not habitually or commonly occurring or done" and "remarkable or interesting because different from or better than others." Some other articles also cover deaths that might be considered unusual or ironic, including List of entertainers who died during a performance, List of inventors killed by their own inventions, List of association footballers who died while playing, List of professional cyclists who died during a race and the List of political self-immolations. Antiquity Middle Ages Renaissance 18th century 19th century 20th century 1920s 1950s 1960s 1961: U.S. 1970s 1980s 1990s
Wisdom & Quotes by Confucius » Wisdom of the Ancient Sages « Articles & Wisdom Confucius 551-479 BC Chinese Philosopher Famous Quotes "When we see men of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves." "Things that are done, it is needless to speak about... things that are past, it is needless to blame." "The superior man...does not set his mind either for anything, or against anything; what is right he will follow." "Have no friends not equal to yourself." "What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others." "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do." "Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses." "Men's natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart." "It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop." "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves." "Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star." "Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes." Back to Top
Morgan Freeman reciting "Invictus" will give you the chills While he was imprisoned on Robben Island, Nelson Mandela drew inspiration from William Ernest Henley’s poem “Invictus.” Here’s Morgan Freeman reciting it. Keep this bookmarked for when you need some inspiration. The poem is below, also. Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed.Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds and shall find me unafraid.It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul. Full story at YouTube. More amazing poetry. Photo credit: Canva
40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist If there’s one thing Friedrich Nietzsche did well, it’s obliterate feel-good beliefs people have about themselves. He has been criticized for being a misanthrope, a subvert, a cynic and a pessimist, but I think these assessments are off the mark. I believe he only wanted human beings to be more honest with themselves. He did have a remarkable gift for aphorism — he once declared, “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” A hundred years after his death, Nietzsche retains his disturbing talent for turning a person’s worldview upside-down with one jarring remark. Even today his words remain controversial. Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the man himself. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. More of Nietzsche’s genius here. Have a lot on your mind? Everyday mindfulness has transformed my life, and the lives of many others.
Advertising - Boulder Digital Works Grooms Talent for Ad Agencie Nearly a decade later, she’s still waiting. “It’s shocking: even now, in 2010, it’s very challenging to find great talent,” Ms. Egan said. You can find people, she said, but “you know that they’re going to need a lot of mentoring and a lot of hand-holding, and it’s an enormous investment.” “Digital has been growing exponentially for 15 years now,” Ms. One answer is in a new program at the , Boulder, called Boulder Digital Works, where Ms. The university had had a strong undergraduate program in advertising, and it is one of the top majors, said David Slayden, executive director of Boulder Digital Works. Many other graduate programs “were built on a platform of creative based on Bill Bernbach,” he said, referring to the founder of the agency DDB who paired copywriters with art directors and had the teams churn out portfolios of creative concepts. The first class of Boulder Digital Works students began in October 2009. Mr. A “lead teacher” is in charge of each course. In one project, Mr.
11 Stephen Hawking Quotes for His 71st Birthday When Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at age 21, doctors thought he'd only survive a few more years. But the theoretical physicist defied the odds: Hawking turns 71 today. Here are 11 quotes from the Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge and author of A Brief History of Time. Happy birthday, professor! 1. On His Schooling: "At school, I was never more than about halfway up the class. From the lecture "My Brief History," 2010. 2. "If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans. From Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking, 2010. 3. “I wouldn’t compare it to sex, but it lasts longer.” From a lecture at Arizona State University, April 2011. 4. "If you are disabled, it is probably not your fault, but it is no good blaming the world or expecting it to take pity on you. From "Handicapped People and Science," Science Digest 92, No. 9, September 1984. 5.
3 Simple Tools to Create Quote Posters for Your Class May 29, 2015 Below are three of our favourite web tools for creating picture quotes. You can use these tools with your students to create beautiful quote posters for your class. These picture quotes can be used as warm-up activities or entry events to project based learning. They could also serve as prompts to brainstorm ideas around a given topic or as educational posters to embellish your classroom walls with nuggets of wisdom. 1- PixTeller “PixTeller is a new and simple way to make beautiful posters and to share them with your friends and family. 2-QuotesCover