Famous Quotes & Sayings

9 Lessons From Genghis Khan

9 Lessons From Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan Mongol leader Genghis Khan (1162-1227) rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia and China. His descendents expanded the empire even further, advancing ...

Interesting Facts About Afghanistan

Interesting Facts About Afghanistan

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South Asia and Central Asia. Afghanistan is famous for its pomegranates in Asia. Let’s explore more about this war-torn country with some interesting facts. Rumi (Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi Rumi) ...

Ibn Sina Balkhi Google Doodle: Why Everyone is Talking About the Persian Polymath Today

Ibn Sina Balkhi Google Doodle: Why Everyone is Talking About the Persian Polymath Today

The Ibn Sina Balkhi Google doodle is the topic of the day. Today’s Google doodle is celebrating the famous Persian polymath Ibn Sina Balkhi. But who exactly is he? Ibn Sina, better known in Europe by his Latinised name, Avicenna, is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronome...

25 Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Your Life

25 Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Your Life

Maya Angelou was one of America’s most beloved and celebrated poets and authors, with dozens of awards and over 50 honorary degrees attesting to her inspirational role at the center of American life. In 1993, she was invited to recite her poem “On the Pulse of Morning” at Bill Clinton’s inauguration...

Great Wall of China Facts

Great Wall of China Facts

Great Wall of China Facts Across the historical northern borders of China is a wall built of stone, wood, earth and other materials. It was built to protect the Chinese Empire from invasion as well as to impose border control and control immigration and emigration. It was built by more than one empe...

Facts About Mount Everest

Facts About Mount Everest

The tallest mountain on land in our world is part of the Himalayan Alps and called Mount Everest. The local Tibetan people, called Sherpa, call it “Chomolungma” which means “Mother Goddess of the Universe” and in Nepal, it is called “Sagarmatha” which means “...

Facts About Christ the Redeemer

Facts About Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer is a statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that was built as a symbol of Brazilian Christianity. In 1850, the idea of building a religious monument was first suggested by a Catholic Priest. It wasn’t until 1920 when a group petitioned for support to build a landmark statue that ...

Facts About Taj Mahal

Facts About Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal in India was built by a grief-stricken emperor Shah Jahan. His wife Mumtaz Mahal died in 1631 while giving birth to their 14th child. Construction of the Taj Mahal began one year later and it was built to be the final resting place of Mumtaz Mahal. Different types of marble from all ov...

Facts About Machu Picchu

Facts About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is an Inca site in Peru that is thought to have been built as an estate for Pachacuti, an Incan emperor. It was built in the 15th century, approximately around 1450. It was abandoned as a place for Inca rulers in about 1572. It was discovered by the outside world in 1911and has since be...

Facts About Petra

Facts About Petra

Petra is the most popular attractions in Jordan for tourists and also one of the world’s most famous historical archeological sites. It is an ancient city located between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea. The city is half man-made and half carved into the rock and had a water conduit system that i...

Don’t Ever Give Up – Follow Your Inner Widsom

This is a message for anyone who needs hope, clarity, and some positive words to start the week. Life works in the most beautiful ways. Sometimes we go through ugly moments, but the end story is always a celebration. There will be times in your life where you will feel challenged with your back agai...

The Forty Rules of Love By (Elif Shafak)

Forty Rules of Love The Forty Rules of Love By (Elif Shafak) Rule # 01 How we see God is a direct reflection of how we see ourselves. If God brings to mind mostly fear and blame, it means there is too much fear and blame welled inside us. If we see God as full of love and compassion, so are we.  Ru...

The Life And Quotes of Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi Rumi

 Rumi Balkhi The Life of Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi Rumi Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi, better known simply as Rumi, was perhaps the finest Persian poet of all time and a great influence on Muslim writing and culture. His poetry is still well known throughout the modern world, and he i...

Quotes And Sayings About Time Management

Time and space are fragments of the infinite for the use of finite creatures. Henri Frederic Amiel **** Time in its aging course teaches all things. Aeschylus **** Know the value of time. Snatch, seize, and enjoy every minute of it. Lord Chesterfield **** Make use of time, let not advantage slip. Wi...

101 Ways To Discover Smile!

101 Ways To Discover Smile!

  Call an old friend, just to say hi. Hold a door open for a stranger. Invite someone to lunch. Compliment someone on his or her appearance. Ask a coworker for their opinion on a project. Bring cookies to work. Let someone cut in during rush hour traffic. Leave a waitress or waiter a big tip. T...

10 Signs of a True Friend

Friends are always good to have around. If you have a true friend, then there are signs that will show. If you are curious as to whether or not you have a true friend, these 10 signs of a true friend should help you out. 10. They’re There When You Need Them: Whenever you need the friend, they are th...

30 Carl Jung Quotes Guaranteed to Crack Your Idea of ‘Reality’ Wide Open

The word psychology literally means “study of the soul”. For anyone familiar with the practice, whether from an academic, professional or personal angle, this comes as no surprise. Psychology is a continuous and direct engagement with the anatomy of emotion itself, one which, if practiced properly, ...

28 Rules for Fathers of Sons!

Every once in a while I come across a real gem on someone else’s blog that I fall in love with. Yesterday I somehow wandered onto a blog called Diapers & Daisies to a post written back in May called 28 Rules for Fathers of Sons. And while there are a couple things I’d maybe add to some of these,...

4 Important Life Lessons For Sensitive Souls

4 Important Life Lessons For Sensitive Souls

1. Embrace, but control, your emotions. Sensitive and emotional people should embrace their emotional sides. It’s an important thing to do. In many ways, you’re lucky to be alive! Part of the fun of being alive is the opportunity to feel and enjoy all the little emotions of your life. At the same ti...

Paulo Coelho Quotes And Sayings To Boost You In Your Daily Life

Paulo Coelho Quotes And Sayings To Boost You In Your Daily Life

Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is the recipient of numerous international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. The Alchemist, his most famous novel, has been translated into 80 languages. The author has sold over 200 million copies world...

11 Brilliant Quotes By Sir Allama Mohammad Iqbal

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. But inner experience is only one so why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end? Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions… Pass from matter to spiri...

4 Ways Emotionally Sensitive People Can Recharge

For emotionally sensitive people, life can be a little bit like introversion. After you’ve been around a lot of people or gone through an emotional time, you really just need to take some time and recharge the batteries. Sometimes that’s easier said than done. You need to have a plan in place to giv...

Famous Sayings And Quotes About Painting!

Painting Is Just Another Way Of Keeping A Diary. Pablo Picasso Painting Is Self-Discovery. Every Good Artist Paints What He Is. Jackson Pollock Painting Is Concerned With All The 10 Attributes Of Sight; Which Are: Darkness, Light, Solidity And Colour, Form And Position, Distance And Propinquity, Mot...

25 Mind Blowing Psychology Quotes From Carl Jung!

Carl Jung was a psychological genius who expanded on our understanding of the mind, and his writings contain some of the most thought-provoking ideas you’ve read recently. Jung expanded on the ideas of Sigmund Freud and developed his own psychological theories. Carl Jung also pioneered the thought-p...

Lovely Collection Of Quotes & Sayings About Best Friends!

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walk out. Famous Proverb **** A best friend shares the good times and help you out by listening during the bad times. **** One’s best friend is oneself. **** A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you ...

Top Goals And Goal Setting Quotations!

I am always more interested in what I am about to do than what I have already done. Rachel Carson It is better to fall short of a high mark than to reach a low one. H. C. Payne A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success. Vic...

Life Changing Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Lao Tzu!

Life Changing Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Lao Tzu!

Lao Tzu is one of the most famous Chinese philosophers and is the mind behind many important lessons our souls have to learn. He’s the author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of Taosim. He’s been a central figure in China for centuries, and you’re about to find out why. 1. You already hold the an...

Collection Of Quotes And Sayings About Being Kind!

Collection Of Quotes And Sayings About Being Kind!

Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. Bob Kerrey **** Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. Samuel Johnson **** For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi **** He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is...

Reasons to Believe, Everyhing Happens For a Reason!

Reasons to Believe, Everyhing Happens For a Reason!

“I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it. When there is no struggle, there is no strength.” Oprah Winfrey The well-known Greek Philosopher Aristotle, believed that everything happens for a reason, always. And that every experience in your life, was desi...

25 Quotes About Ambition And Success That Will Motivate You!

25 Quotes About Ambition And Success That Will Motivate You!

Life is Great! Check out these 25 Motivational Quotes about ambition and success! 1. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself. – Alan Alda 2. Watch the sunrise at least once ...

Quotes To Encourage You In Your Daily Life!

It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it. Vince Lombardi  **** Often we women are risk averse. I needed the push. Now, more than ever, young women need more seasoned women to provide that encouragement, to...

8 Ways Sitting In Silence Will Completely Transform Your Life!

8 Ways Sitting In Silence Will Completely Transform Your Life!

2500 years ago, Lao Tzu, the philosophical founder of Taoism, uttered the words: “Silence is a source of great strength.” 25 centuries later, they ring true. Spending time simply sitting in silence can have a great deal of impact on your life. 1. Silence teaches appreciation.  In silent contemplatio...

Some Romantic And Love Quotes For You!

Some Romantic And Love Quotes For You!

“Forever is not a word…rather a place where two lovers go when true love takes them there.” Submitted by: Stephanie **** Hope you have nightmares, because it’s disappointing to wake from a from a dreambut when wake from a nightmare, you’re relieved that it’s not t...

8 Things To Understand If You Love An Introvert!

8 Things To Understand If You Love An Introvert!

Introverts get kind of a bad rap. People picture us as socially inept home schooled kids with no friends. That’s not true most of the time. We can be a lively bunch, but at the same time, difficult to understand if you don’t quite get us. So if you find yourself loving an introvert, here’s what you ...