During childhood, every day my mother woke me up saying, 'Rise and shine. The early bird gets the worm.' I didn't know then what she meant by these words. She wanted me to be an early riser, as she believed that early risers have more time to achieve their goals. Today...
life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
~ Henry Ellis
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
~ Anton Chekhov
Values and ethics are what govern personal and professional life. I believe in honesty, adaptability, dependabiltiy, loyalty, fairness, integrity, brilliance, compassion and modesty. In my personal and professional life I try to exemplify these values and qualtities. I am govern to see these qualities in...
The Importance of Self-Reliance
Four years before Thoreau embarked on his Walden project, his great teacher and role model Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote an enormously influential essay entitled “Self-Reliance.” It can be seen as a statement of the philosophical ideals that Thoreau’s experiment is meant...
author Henry D. Thoreau states; “However mean your life is; meet it, live it; do not shun it and call it hard names” (Thoreau, Henry D. Walden p318-319) Just because some memories or things that happened were not the easiest to experience or even to remember, they are important. No matter how pleasing...
Emerson, Thoreau, and the
Professor Ashton Nichols
THE TEACHING COMPANY ®
Ashton Nichols, Ph.D.
John and Ann Conser Curley Professor of English, Dickinson College
Professor Ashton Nichols was born in Washington, D.C.; grew up in Baltimore, Maryland; and...
You walk outside onto your front porch, and cough almost immediately. There are no trees around you, and the air feels smoggy. Coughing again, you the run back inside because you can barely breath outside. You turn on the television to the news—the media reports the third natural disaster this month...
(“Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” —Margaret Peters
(“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. “—Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Be kind to unkind people, for they need it most.
(Always act like you’re wearing...
A Manager’s Guide to Resolving Problems
So Everyone Can Get Back to Work
Susan H. Shearouse
American Management Association
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let them have it.” - Dwight D. Eisenhower
“A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” – Unknown
“If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend.” - Stone Temple Pilots
“If you live to be a hundred, I want...
This book is an introduction to Hindi and the script used to write it. It was written as an entry at hindi.unilang.org, and the author was kind enough to grant permission to copy and freely modify the text under the GFDL. Presently it is in a very colloquial style and needs editing to...
comprehensive and amicable solution. It however states that the real issue is to improve the lives of people - even if a separate state is created or not.
(d) During the all party meeting on December 28, 2012, TDP representatives gave a letter signed by its president to Home minister of India which said that...
telling you about what I was doing in college, I looked up while collecting my thoughts and I noticed the fortune cookie from dinner the night before on my headboard. I decided to eat it as my tears fell down my cheek. When I opened the cookie it said, "you are loved.” I know it was you who made me open...
① Noun + preposition
a) What was the cause ___ the explosion? b) What is the difference ___ your job and mine? c) I don´t think there´s a need ___ a new road. d) There has been an increase ___ the price of crude oil. e) There wasn´t enough demand ___ that product. f) We´ve been trying to find a solution...
Read this sample descriptive essay. Then follow the directions below it.
In one of his journals, Thoreau told of the difficulty he had escaping the obligations and cares of society: “It sometimes happens that I cannot easily shake off the village. The thought of some work will run in my head and I...
November 14, 2008
What Is Art For?
By DANIEL B. SMITH
Last April I asked the writer Lewis Hyde if he would take a trip with me to Walden Pond,
in Concord, Mass. At 63, Hyde has boyishly tousled brown-gray hair, freckled, softlooking cheeks and the slightly abstracted gaze of a man who spends...
1. The next time you look in the mirror say something nice about yourself.
2. Show appreciation for someone’s point of view today. Say something like “hey, that’s a good idea.”
3. Think of a loved one or a close friend who has been acting weird lately. Consider what might be causing them...
a. H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
3. "Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
b. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)
4. "Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake."
c. Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)
5. "Don't be so humble - you are not...
A day will never be any more than what you make of it. Josh S. Hinds
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. Elbert Hubbard
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Confucius
What you do to me
you melt my heart with your eyes,
you warm my soul with your voice,
you break my insecurities with your touch,
you make my head spin with your kiss,
you make my dreams come true with your love...
I get the best feeling in the world
when you say hi or even smile at me because...
about life, family, luck, wealth, etc.. The Tagalog terms for folk beliefs and superstitions are: paniniwala (beliefs), kasabihan ng mga matatanda (what the old people say), and pamahiin (superstitions). The collection of folk beliefs on this page are written in Tagalog/Filipino, with appropriate translations...
campus. Some call me perfect. I have loads of friends pero walang boyfriend.
I am a nice girl, pero I’m a spoiled brat. I admit that, though I hate it.
I like a guy, he is my very close family friend, Tristan Cruz. Ang cute cute niya, sobra! He is the only one who understands me, lahat na ata ng tungkol...
Indian Home Rule
Mohandas K. Gandhi
H IND S WARAJ
OR I NDIAN
H OME RULE
Original editor & publisher (1938): Jitendra T. Desai Navajivan Publishing House (Navajivan Mudranalaya) Ahmedabad 380014 India
Translation of “Hind Swaraj”, published in the Gujarat columns...
ano pagpipilian ko?
MISIS: pumili ka kung kakain ka o hindi!
************ ********* ********* ***
IDD call from US:
HUSBAND: hon musta ang tindahan?
WIFE: dept store na!
H: ang tuba-an?
W: KTV bar na!
H: and mga trisikad?
W: taxi na!
H: ang dalawa kong anak?
W: LIMA na!
where they need to be depending on the method you choose.
Dieting can be a major first step to begin dropping the pounds.
Not everyone diets or a certain way a person might change their eating habit will work for everyone. Finding the right plan for you can sometimes become a struggle. A lot of people...
7 habits of highly effective teens
1. I think that the top picture of the child in the sixties jump roping is what kids back then did. It was considered odd for a child to go out in the woods and play and pretend they were on an adventure. Kids in the sixties were more proper and...
I. What did I want to become when I grew up?
a) Family heroes (super heroes to me)
c) Wanting to be a teen
II. What was I like as a teenager?
a) Finding about sex
b) Sexual arousal that was not normal
c) Looking at the adult that was screaming come on
III. What are my greatest...
for me it's the best thing that happened to my life. Why? Because of this arranged marriage I met a guy who helped me to forget my first heartbreak. This guy gave me nothing but LOVE, CARE, HAPPINESS and SUPPORT but I only gave him heartbreak in return and I definitely regret that. So no matter how hard...
introduction by economics writer Albert Jay Nock. The word “before” is used instead of “ahead” in this initial saying:
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
When the book was originally released the name of the author was kept a mystery although the...
the independent-minded islanders decline. For the islanders the phrase "18&_23" has become a symbol of vitality and independence. Various versions of what happened in 1823 exist, but no one will ever know the exact events, for as the narrator says, "Sapphira Wade don't live in the part of our memory we...