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Buddha Quotes

Buddha Quotes Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, Siddhattha Gotama was a teacher and religious leader. “Buddha“, meaning awakened one or enlightened one is a title, not a name. Shakyamuni Buddha, whose original name was Gautama, was the founder of Buddhism. Surely if living creatures saw the results of all their evil deeds, they would turn away from them in disgust....

Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Chinese quotes, Chinese sayings, and Chinese proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources. ♦    ♦    ♦ A pure heart has few desires. Listening well is as powerful as talking well, and...

Tai Chi

What Is Tai Chi? Tai Chi is an ancient art with many of its fundamental principles reflecting ancient Chinese wisdom. Tai chi (太極; Tàijí), short for T’ai chi ch’üan or Tàijí quán (太極拳), is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training, its health benefits and meditation. The term taiji is a Chinese...

Ego Quotes

Ego Quotes Ego is a Latin word meaning I, which derives from the Greek word Εγώ (Ego) meaning I, often used in English to indicate the self, identity or other related concepts. Definitions and relations of such an entity to the world in various psychological models of religious, spiritual, scientific and medical...

Brahmanism

What Is Brahmanism? Definition Brahmanism is an ideology and a way of life, originating from the history of the Vedas, often called a philosophy, practised on the basis of specific inferred beliefs. The fundamental and principle belief of Brahmanism defines Brahman and its attributeless element that was first captured by the Rishis who...

Native American Quotes and Inspirations

Native American Quotes and Inspirations Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States, except Hawaii and territories of the United States. More than 570 federally recognized tribes live within the US, about half of which are associated with Indian reservations. The term “American Indian” excludes Native Hawaiians and some Alaskan Natives, while “Native Americans”...

Dignity Quotes

Dignity Quotes Dignity is the right of a person to be valued and respected for their own sake, and to be treated ethically. It is of significance in morality, ethics, law and politics as an extension of the Enlightenment-era concepts of inherent, inalienable rights. The term may also be used to describe personal conduct, as in “behaving with dignity”. Human dignity...

Rumi Quotes

Rumi Quotes Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, also known as Mevlânâ – Mawlānā (مولانا, “our master”),  and more popularly simply as Rumi was a 13th-century poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. Rumi‘s influenceRumi Quotes transcends national borders and ethnic divisions: Iranians, Tajiks, Turks, Greeks, Pashtuns, other Central Asian Muslims, and the...

Quotes About Service

Quotes About Service Community service is a non-paying job performed by one person or a group of people for the benefit of their community or its institutions. Community service is distinct from volunteering, since it is not always performed on a voluntary basis.  Selfless service is a service which is performed without any expectation...

Octavio Paz Quotes

Octavio Paz Quotes Octavio Paz Lozano was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1982 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature (“for impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.”) ♦    ♦    ♦ Art...

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes Rabindranath Tagore (Robindronath Thakur, 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), also known by his pen name Bhanu Singha Thakur (Bhonita), and also known by his sobriquets Gurudev, Kabiguru, and Biswakabi, was a polymath, poet, musician, and artist from the Indian subcontinent.  ♦    ♦    ♦ The question why there is evil in existence is the...

Victor Hugo Quotes

Victor Hugo Quotes Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables ♦    ♦   ...

Science Quotes

Science Quotes Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. The earliest roots of science can be traced to Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia in around 3500 to 3000 BCE. Their contributions to mathematics, astronomy, and medicine entered and shaped...

Oprah Winfrey Quotes 

Oprah Winfrey Quotes Oprah Gail Winfrey (January 29, 1954) is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show. ♦     ♦    ♦ If you do the work that you love, and the work fulfills you,...

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

Kahlil Gibran Quotes Gibran Khalil Gibran (1883 – 1931), usually referred to in English as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected this title in his lifetime Vain are the beliefs and teachings that make man miserable, and false is the goodness that leads him into sorrow and despair, for it is man’s purpose to be happy on this earth and...

Plato’s Quotes

Plato’s Quotes At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. -Plato I would teach the children music, physics and philosophy, but the most important is music, for in the patterns of the arts are the keys to all learning. -Plato No one is more hated than he who speaks...

Muhammad Ali’s Quotes

Muhammad Ali’s Quotes Don’t count the days, make the days count. -Muhammad Ali Superman don’t need no seat belt. Comment to a flight attendant, who replied: “Superman don’t need no airplane, either.” -Muhammad Ali He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. -Muhammad Ali God...

Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Winston Churchill There is no such thing as a good tax. -Winston Churchill Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be...

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Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Advice

Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Advice This category lists gems of advice found in the Bible. Reflect on these passages and quotations in your quest for purpose in life. “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then...

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Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Wisdom

Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Wisdom This category lists gems of wisdom found in the Bible. Reflect on these passages and quotations in your quest for greater spiritual knowledge. “By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and...

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