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“Football is the ballet of the masses.”

“Football is the ballet of the masses.”

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich  (25 September 1906 – 9 August 1975) was a Russian composer and pianist, and a prominent figure of 20th-century music.  Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet chief of staff Mikhail Tukhachevsky, but later had a complex and difficult relationship with the government. Nevertheless, he received accolades and state awards and served [...]

February 23, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor”

“Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor”

William “Bill” Shankly OBE (2 September 1913 – 29 September 1981) was a Scottish footballer and manager who is best known for his time as manager of Liverpool. He played as a ball winning right half and was capped twelve times for Scotland, including seven wartime internationals. He spent one season at Carlisle United before spending the rest of his career at Preston North End, with whom he won the FA [...]

February 16, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

William Watson Purkey, Ed.D. began his educational career as a public school teacher, rising to a fully tenured position at the University of Florida, and finally as Professor Emeritus of Counselor Education at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. His passion for teaching and leadership has earned him various awards of excellence in his field. [...]

February 9, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”

Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). He is best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed “the world’s most famous equation”). He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics “for [...]

February 2, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline – it helps if you have some kind of football team, or some nuclear weapons, but in the very least you need a beer.”

“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline – it helps if you have some kind of football team, or some nuclear weapons, but in the very least you need a beer.”

Frank Vincent Zappa  (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. [...]

January 26, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“So many books, so little time.”

“So many books, so little time.”

Frank Vincent Zappa  (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993)  was an American composer, musician, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa established himself as a prolific and highly distinctive composer, electric guitar player and band leader. [...]

January 19, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.”

“Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.”

Thomas Aquinas, was an Italian Dominican friar and priest and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the “Doctor Angelicus“, “Doctor Communis“, and “Doctor Universalis“. ”Aquinas” is from the county of Aquino, an area his family held land in until 1137. He was born in Roccasecca, Italy.   [...]

January 12, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be”

“So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be”

Alfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria’s reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. [...]

January 5, 2016 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Time takes all and gives all”

“Time takes all and gives all”

Giordano Bruno was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician, poet, and astrologer. He is celebrated for his cosmological theories, which went even further than the then-novel Copernican model: while supporting heliocentrism, Bruno also correctly proposed that the Sun was just another star moving in space, and claimed as well that the universe contained an infinite number of inhabited worlds, identified as planets orbiting other stars. [...]

December 29, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“I am a part of all that I have met”

“I am a part of all that I have met”

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria’s reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. [...]

December 22, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0