Wisdom In Few Words Throughout last couple of years I’ve been collecting my personal favorite quotations from various inspirational people in my Evernote. As a result I got quite a long list of sayings which I personally consider to be one of the smartest, wittiest, daring and positive at the same time. Moscow, 2008. Positive Marriage Quotes The best and most comprehensive list of happy and positive marriage quotes on the web. Love quotes from Mignon McLaughlin, Fawn Weaver, Nicholas Sparks, Robert Brault, Rick Warren, Barbara De Angelis, Mahatma Gandhi and countless others. And if you’re happily married (or aspire to be), make sure to join our community of over 500,000 women in more than a hundred countries for our 1,000,000 member challenge.
theconversation Young children across the globe enjoy playing games of hide and seek. There’s something highly exciting for children about escaping someone else’s glance and making oneself “invisible.” However, developmental psychologists and parents alike continue to witness that before school age, children are remarkably bad at hiding. Curiously, they often cover only their face or eyes with their hands, leaving the rest of their bodies visibly exposed. Tips on Sticking to your Budget - Budgeting Income By now, you’ve set up your budget. You are aware of what your goal is in setting up your budget. It could be as simple as being able to pay off your debt within a certain amount of time, or as complex as being able to invest for retirement. You’ve spent hours looking through your invoices and statements to unearth all of your spending. You processed all the information and adjusted allocations to your spending categories so that your spending will be consistent with attaining your financial goal. Alas, although being able to create your budget is a great start, all of this is only on paper.
Undergraduation March 2005 (Parts of this essay began as replies to students who wrote to me with questions.) Recently I've had several emails from computer science undergrads asking what to do in college. I might not be the best source of advice, because I was a philosophy major in college. But I took so many CS classes that most CS majors thought I was one. I was certainly a hacker, at least.
Chaos Quotes One man's idea of perfect order is another man's chaos. DEAN KOONTZ, Dark Rivers of the Heart War is the most readily available form of chaos. FRANK HERBERT, God Emperor of Dune Chaos is God's body. Order is the Devil's chains. The Top of My Todo List April 2012 A palliative care nurse called Bronnie Ware made a list of the biggest regrets of the dying. Her list seems plausible. Genres & Sub Genres Science Fiction Sub-Genres Alien Invasion The alien invasion is a common theme in science fiction stories and film, in which a technologically-superior extraterrestrial society invades Earth with the intent to replace human life, or to enslave it under a colonial system, or in some cases, to use humans as food.
Inspiration and Chai For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I learnt never to underestimate someone's capacity for growth. Albert Camus Quotes There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy. All the rest -- whether or not the world has three dimensions, whether the mind has nine or twelve categories -- comes afterward.
35 Inspiring Quotes from Albert Einstein « Always Well Within Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955), the famous theoretical physicist, developed the theory of relativity and is considered the father of modern physics. The nuclear physicist Robert Oppenheimer shared his impressions of Einstein by saying, “He was almost wholly without sophistication and wholly without worldliness . . . There was always with him a wonderful purity at once childlike and profoundly stubborn.” Due to his brilliance Einstein was often called upon to offer opinions on topics beyond the realm of physics; thus the wide range of inspired quotations. Famous Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary by Maria Popova Reflections on the value of recording our inner lives from Woolf, Thoreau, Sontag, Emerson, Nin, Plath, and more. “You want to write, you need to keep an honest, unpublishable journal that nobody reads, nobody but you,” Madeleine L’Engle counseled in her advice to aspiring writers. W.H. Auden once described his journal as “a discipline for [his] laziness and lack of observation.”
www.catb.org/~esr/fortunes/liberty Love your country, but never trust its government. -- Robert A. Heinlein. % "The power to tax involves the power to destroy;...the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create...." -- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819. % "Rightful liberty is unobstructed action, according to our will, within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others." -- Thomas Jefferson % Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? -- Thomas Jefferson, in his 1801 inaugural address % A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.