Saturday, September 15, 2012

This is not TED, but Ideas are worth spreading

  • I am not the least afraid to die, I am only sorry that I have not the strength to go on with my research. ~ Charles Robert Darwin(1809-1882)
  • Albert Einstein was a most religious man I have known. ~Banesh Hoffman, Einsten's friend
  • “If we throw all the medicines of the world into the Ocean, it will be a boon for Human Beings but curse for the Aquatic Beings." ~ M.K. Gandhi's view regarding medicine.
  • I appeal as a human being to human beings: remember your humanity and forget the rest. If you can do so, the way lies open to a new paradise. If you cannot nothing lies before you but universal death. ~Bertrand Russel (1872-1970) British philosopher and mathematician 
  • Teach a child what is wise that is morality; teach a child what is wise and beautiful- that is religion.  ~Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895), British Bilogist
  • Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Some books are to be tasted, others be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. ~Francis Bacon (1561- 1626), British philosopher
  • Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains. ~Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1776), Swiss philosopher
  • Knowledge that is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement. ~Plato (427-347B.C.), Greek philosopher
  •  I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek but a citizen of the world. ~Socrates(470-399B.C.)
  • Reason and heart must act together if a true morality is to be established. ~Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), French philosopher and musician  
  • Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself. ~Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), Russian writer and thinker
  • Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. ~Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born American physicist
  • The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ~W.A. Ward
  • The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr. ~ Mohammed (570-632), Prophet of Islam   
  • "Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the greatest relationship." ~Buddha

Beyond the invisible (infinity)
"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment."


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