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“A man who dares to waste one air of time, has not discovered the value of life”

“A man who dares to waste one air of time, has not discovered the value of life”

Charles Robert Darwin,  was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding. [...]

December 15, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“All is fair in love and war”

“All is fair in love and war”

Sun Tzu was a Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who lived in the Spring and Autumn Period of ancient China. The name he is best known by is actually an honorific which means “Master Sun”: His birth name was Sun Wu and he was known outside of his family by his courtesy name Changqing. He is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of [...]

December 8, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Imagination is more important than knowledge”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge”

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). While 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 his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of [...]

December 1, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”

William James was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician. The first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States,James was one of the leading thinkers of the late nineteenth century and is believed by many to be one of the most influential philosophers the United States has ever produced, while others have labelled [...]

November 24, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Never, never, never give up!”

“Never, never, never give up!”

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman, orator and strategist, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army. A prolific author, he won the [...]

November 17, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.”

“If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.”

Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. (born Jesse Louis Burns; October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.   [...]

November 10, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.”

Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.”

 – Ruth Gordon Jones, better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer. She is perhaps best known for film roles she had while already in her 70s and 80s: Minnie Castevet, Rosemary’s overly solicitous neighbor in Rosemary’s Baby, the eccentric Maude in Harold and Maude, and Ma Boggs, the mother of Orville Boggs, in the Clint Eastwood film Every [...]

November 3, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called “the Great American Novel”, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). [...]

October 27, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.”

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.”

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet and author of numerous short stories and one novel. Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day. Several of [...]

October 20, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”

Bernard M. Baruch, the “Park Bench Statesman,” made his fortune on Wall Street, but his greatest challenge and his greatest satisfaction were his service to his country as an economic adviser during both World Wars I and II and as a confidante to six presidents. [...]

October 13, 2015 bb-admin Philosophical Quotes 0