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Mark Twain was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Mark Twain was lauded as the "greatest humorist the United States has produced," and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature".
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Whether you're looking for inspiration, wisdom, 或者 just a little motivation, Benjamin Franklin has something to offer. Don't miss this chance to learn from one of America's most respected historical figures.
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Existentialism is a philosophical movement that rejects any predetermined role for human beings. Unlike tools, which are designed in order to fill some preconceived role (for example, a knife's preconceived role, 或者 essence, is to cut), human beings are capable, to some extent at least, of deciding for themselves what constitutes their own essence. Although they didn't use the term, the nineteenth-century philosophers Søren Kierkegaard and Friedrich Nietzsche are widely regarded as the fathers of existentialism. Their influence, however, has extended beyond existentialist thought. Religious...
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Tips for life

1. Take a 10-30 分钟 walk every day. And while 你 walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant.

2. Sit in silence for at least 10 分钟 each day. Buy a lock if 你 have to.

3. Buy a DVR. Tape your late night shows and get 更多 sleep.

4. When 你 wake up in the morning complete the following statement, 'My purpose is to __________ today.'

5. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empathy.

6. Play 更多 games and read 更多 图书 than 你 did in 2008.

7. Make time to practice meditation, yoga 或者 stretching, and prayer. They provide us with daily fuel for our...
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"Cicero was a Roman statesman and philosopher who tried to uphold optimate principles during the political crises that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire."
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"Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher."
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"Theodore Roosevelt often referred to as Teddy 或者 his initials T. R., was an American politician, statesman, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909."
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Leonardo da Vinci lived between 1452-1519. He was an Italian polymath of the High Renaissance who is widely considered one of the most diversely talented individuals ever to have lived.
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Socrates was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as a founder of Western philosophy and the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition of thought.
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If You've Seen 1000 电影院 You've Lived 1000 Lives - Robert Rippberger via FilmCourage.com.
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Tequila and Salt


This should probably be taped
to your bathroom mirror
where one could read it every day.

You may not realize it,
but it's 100% true.


1. There are at least two people in this world that 你 would die for.


2. At least 15 people in this world 爱情 你 in some way.


3. The only reason anyone would ever hate 你 is because they want to be just like you.


4. A smile from 你 can bring happiness to anyone, even if they don't like you.


5. Every night, SOMEONE thinks about 你 before they go to sleep.


6. 你 mean the world to someone.


7. 你 are special and unique.


8. Someone that 你 don't...
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Plato was an Athenian philosopher in Ancient Greece. He was the founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.
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Motivation and wisdom has been found in the quotes, teachings and writings of the ancient Greeks for thousands of years.
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One way of stating the position of moral subjectivism is to say that human actions do not please us because they are morally good, but that they are morally good because they please us. In other words, human actions are moral because they elicit a certain response in us, rather than because of any intrinsic properties that belong to them, independent of us. This position is sometimes also called moral relativism inasmuch as moral judgments are thought to be grounded in individual preferences that are peculiar to one 或者 a few persons and cannot be found universally....
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A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items in front of him.

When the class began, he picked up a large empty jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks that were about 2" in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas between the rocks. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

The professor picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar....
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