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Real Change

If you really want to change a culture, to empower women, improve basic hygiene and health care, and fight high rates of infant mortality, the answer is to educate girls.

- Greg Mortenson, Three Cups of Tea Read more

 

Practice

Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.

- Malcolm Gladwell Read more

 

Our Mortality

Time and tide wait for no man.

- Geoffrey Chaucer Read more

 

A Happy Life

A long, healthy, and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others.

- Stephen Covey Read more

 

The Journey

The road is better than the end.

- Cervantes Read more

 

What We Repeatedly Do

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

- Aristotle Read more

 

Goodness

You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you, and allowing that goodness to emerge. But it can only emerge if something fundamental changes in your state of consciousness. Read more

 

Practice

Enthusiasm is more important to mastery than innate ability, it turns out, because the single most important element in developing an expertise is your willingness to practice.

From - The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin Read more

 

Two Puberties

Immanuel Kant believed that we humans, because we are so emotionally complex, go through two puberties in life.

The first puberty is when our bodies become mature enough for sex; the second puberty is when our minds become mature enough for sex.

The two events can be separated by many, many years... Read more

 

Soul Mates

People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants.

But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that’s holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.

A true soul mate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. Read more

 

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