Tat Tvam Asi (Sanskrit ) -"That you are"

Chandogya Upanishad 6.8.7, 7 (c. 600 BC)

If a thing is possible and proper to man, deem it attainable by thee.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121-180 AD) – “The Meditations”. VI. 19.

Confucius - Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Confucianism

Confucius (Latinized name), K'ung Ch'iu (孔子 - Chinese, original name),  K'ung Fu-tzu (Great Master K'ung), Kong Fu-Zi, Kung Fu-Zi, K'ung-fu-tze, K'ung-fu-tzu, Kong Qiu, Kongfuzior, Zhongni 
(September 28, 551 B.C. Lu, (now Shandong province) China -  479 B.C. Lu, China) Qufu, Zhou Dynasty
Nationality: China
Category: Votaries of Spirit
Occupation: Spiritual teacher, philosopher, saint
Specification: Founder of Confucianism – humanistic school of Philosophy or Religion,  the Greatest Master
Gender: Male
Confucius Quotes: 1. To see what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. 2. Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. 3. Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. 4. Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. 5. Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. 6. The Essence of Knowledge is, having it, to use it. 7. Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. 8. Where so ever you go, go with all your heart. 9. I am not an originator but a transmitter. 10. I followed my heart without breaking any rules. 11. The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name. 12. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do. 13. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. 14. Settle one difficulty, and you keep a hu...More...

Laozi - Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Taoism

Lao Tzu, Lao-tse, Laotze, Lao-Tsu, Laocius
(6 century BC-According to Chinese tradition); (4th c. BС-Another version)
Nationality: China
Category: Votaries of Spirit
Occupation: Spiritual teacher, philosopher
Specification: Founder of Taoism. The author of the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching).  
Gender: Male
Video: 1. youtube.com
Laozi quotes:  1. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. 2. Those who flow as life flows know they need no other force. 3. At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. 4. Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. 5. To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. 6. Silence is a source of Great Strength. 7. To see things in the seed, that is genius. 8. Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment. 9. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. 10. The inner is foundation of the outer. 11. He who is contented is rich. 12. To become learned, each day add something. To become enlightened, each day drop something. 13. The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. 14. From wonder into wonder existence opens. 15. Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding. 16. Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. 17. By letting go it all gets done. 18. Spr...More...

Benazir Bhutto - The First Woman to Head an Islamic State

(21 June 1953, Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan- 27 December 2007 Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan) (aged 54)
Nationality: Pakistan
Category: Figures
Occupation: Politician, Head of State
Specification: The first woman in modern times to head the government of an Islamic state
Gender: Female
Religion: Muslim
Political party: PPP (Pakistan Peoples Party)
Bhutto quotes: 1. Democracy is the best revenge.  2.  Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism. 3. Things work out for the best when everyone makes it, together, when we manage to save each other. 4. The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress. 

Bill Gates - Co-Founder, First Chairman of Microsoft

William Henry Gates III

(October 28, 1955, Seattle, Washington,  USA)
Nationality: United States
Category: Figures
Occupation: Businessman, computer programmer,
philanthropist, inventor
Specification: Co-Founder  and Chairman of  Microsoft Corporation, Co-Founder  and Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gender: Male
Net worth: US $72,7 billion (2013),  the world's first richest person.
Video: youtube.com
Twitter.com  Gatesfoundation  More...

Adriana Lima - Brazilian Supermodel, Angel Victoria's Secret

Adriana Francesca Lima

(June 12, 1981,  Salvador da Bahia, Brazil)
Nationality: Brazil
Category: Celebrities
Occupation: Model, Actress
Specification: One of the most famous and in-demand models of the world, one of the Victoria's Secret's Perfect 10.
Gender: Female
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 178 cm (5 ft10in)
Weight: 59 kg   (130 lb)
Measurements:  89-61-89 (EU);  35-24-35(US)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Husband: Marko Jaric (NBA player, together from 2007, m. 14-Feb-2009, 2009–present)
Daughter - Valentina Lima Jaric (b. 15-Nov-2009)
Video: youtube.com
Adriana Lima quotes: 1. Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong. 2. We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly... Only after we have lost everything, are we free to do anything... Throw things out there and not be perfect and not have answers to anything and see if people understand. 3. Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings. 4. I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had...More...

Dustin Hoffman - Actor, Winner of two Academy Awards

Dustin Lee Hoffman

(8 August 1937, Los Angeles, CA)
Nationality: United States
Category: Celebrities
Occupation: Actor
Specification: The Winner of two Academy Awards : Best Actor in a Leading Role for: Rain Man(1988), Oscar 1989 and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Oscar 1980
Gender: Male
Major Genres: Drama, Comedy
First Major Film: The Graduate (1967)
Video: youtube.com 
Dustin Hoffman quotes: 1. Myth is supposed to bring us together, but fantasy alienates us. 2. I wanted to be a jazz pianist, but I wasn`t good enough. 3. I lived below the official American poverty line until I was 31. 4. There's a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings. I don't understand, personally, how you can be bored. I can understand how you can be depressed, but I just don't understand boredom. 5. Now, I`m simply working with people I want to work with. I just want to have good working experiences and let the dice fall where they may. 6. I`m sixty-eight, I cry every chance I can. 7. I love acting, and I`m not going to determine what I do based on what I fear other people might think. I do what I want to do. 8. Stardom equals freedom. It`s the only equation that matters.

Marilyn Monroe - Hollywood's ultimate superstar and legend

born Norma Jeane Mortenson, baptized Norma Jeane Baker,
Norma Jeane Dougherty
Norma Jeane DiMaggio
(June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, California - August 5, 1962 Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA) (aged 36)
Nationality: United States
Category: Celebrities
Occupation: Actress, model, film producer
Specification: One of Hollywood's ultimate superstar and legend,  a major sex symbol and icon of beauty in the culture of the 20 th century.
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Gender: Female
First Major Screen Credit: The Fireball (1950)
Career Highlights: The Seven Year Itch (1955), Bus Stop (1956), Some Like It Hot (1959), and The Misfits (1960).
Height: 1.66 m ( 5' 5½")
Measurements: 94- 58 -92 (EU); 37-23-36 (US).              
Videos: 1. youtube 2. youtube  
Marilyn Monroe Quotes: 1. A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left. 2. We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. 3. If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere. 4. Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. 5. If yo...More...

Oprah Winfrey - The most famous American television host

Oprah Gail Winfrey
(Lady O, Deepak Oprah - a sendup of Deepak Chopra, a self-help guru)
29 January 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA
Nationality: United States
Category: Celebrities
Occupation: TV Personality, talk show host, producer, actress, philanthropist  
Specification: The host of TV's Oprah. First African-American woman to become a billionaire in American history.
Gender: Female
Residence: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height : 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Salary: $385 million (2008)
Partner: Stedman Graham
Video: youtube.com   
Oprah Winfrey Quotes 1. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. 2. The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. 3. I've learned that you can't have everything and do everything at the same time. 4. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. 5. Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. 6. Turn your wounds into wisdom. 7. I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters. 8. What I know for sure is that what you give comes ba...More...

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