Category: Inspiration

  • Jan 22: Francis Bacon was born in 1561

    “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” ― Francis Bacon – “If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.” ― Francis Bacon, The Advancement Of Learning […]

  • October 15: Friedrich Nietzsche was born in 1844

    “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Wikipedia: Born Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 15 October 1844 Röcken (near Lützen), Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia Died 25 August 1900 (aged 55) Weimar, Saxony, German Empire Residence Germany Nationality German Era 19th-century philosophy Region Western philosophy […]

  • The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work – Shawn Achor

    From amazon.com: Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Today Shawn travels around the world giving talks on positive psychology to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and non-profit organizations. He has worked with doctors […]

  • Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)

    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” ― Edgar Allan Poe Wikipedia: Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole. Best known for […]

  • October 6: Alfred, Lord Tennyson died in 1892

    “Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam Wikipedia: Born 6 August 1809 Somersby, Lincolnshire, England Died 6 October 1892 (aged 83) Lurgashall, Sussex, England Occupation Poet Laureate Alma mater Cambridge University Spouse Emily Sellwood (m. 1850) Children Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson Hon. Lionel Tennyson […]