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
Category: Votaries of Spirit
Occupation: Spiritual teacher, philosopher, saint
Specification: Founder of Confucianism – humanistic school of Philosophy or Religion, the Greatest Master
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...
Lao Tzu, Lao-tse, Laotze, Lao-Tsu, Laocius
(6 century BC-According to Chinese tradition); (4th c. BС-Another version)
Category: Votaries of Spirit
Occupation: Spiritual teacher, philosopher
Specification: Founder of Taoism. The author of the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching).
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...
(21 June 1953, Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan- 27 December 2007 Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan) (aged 54)
Occupation: Politician, Head of State
Specification: The first woman in modern times to head the government of an Islamic state
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.
William Henry Gates III
(October 28, 1955, Seattle, Washington, USA)
Nationality: United States
Occupation: Businessman, computer programmer,
Specification: Co-Founder and Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Net worth: US $72,7 billion (2013), the world's first richest person.
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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
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.
Residence: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height : 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Salary: $385 million (2008)
Partner: Stedman Graham
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...
Eilleen Regina Edwards
(August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, model
Specification: The author of the best-selling album of all time by a female artist in any genre and the best-selling album in the history of country music
Genres: Country pop
Representative Albums: "Come on Over", "Greatest Hits", "The Woman in Me"
Representative Songs: "You're Still the One", "That Don't Impress Me Much", "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!
Height: 1.63 cm (EU); 5'4" (US).
Weight: 50 kg (EU); 110 lbs (US).
Meauserments: 91-58-91(EU); 36-23-36(US)
Videos: 1. youtube.com 2. youtube.com
Shania Twain Quotes. 1. I've always tried to do my best on the ball field. I can't do any more than that. I always try to give one hundred percent; and if my team loses, I come back and give one hundred percent the next day. 2. I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the be...More...
Allan Stewart Konigsberg
(December 1, 1935, Brooklyn, NY)
Nationality: United State
Occupation: Film Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Specifications: One of contemporary America's leading filmmakers, the winner of three Academy Awards (21nominations)
Major Genres: Comedy, Drama
First Major Screen Credit: What's New Pussycat? (1965)
Career Highlights: Crimes and Misdemeanors, Hannah and Her Sisters, Annie Hall
Awards: Oscar for Best Director 1978 for Annie Hall (1977)
Oscar for Best Screenplay 1978 for Annie Hall (shared)
Oscar for Best Screenplay 1987 for Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Golden Globe 1986 for The Purple Rose of Cairo (best screenplay)
Portrait of F. M. Dostoyevsky (, by V.Perov (1872 ), The State Tretyakov Gallery
Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky
(November 11, 1821, Moscow, Russia – February 9, 1881, Saint Petersburg, Russia) (aged 59)
Category: Art Workers
Genres: Short-story, novel, literary fiction
Specification: One of the greatest psychologists in the world literature
Religion: Russian Orthodox
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Quotes: 1. Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being. 2. We are citizens of eternity. 3. Men are made for happiness, and he who is completely happy has the right to say to himself, 'I am doing God's will on earth. 4. Life is paradise, and we are all in paradise, but we refuse to see it. 5. If he's alive he has everything in his power! Whose fault is it he doesn't understand that. 6. Man is broad, too broad, indeed. I'd have him narrower. 7. …yes, all is in a man's hands and he lets it all slip from cowardice, that's an axiom. 8. Beauty will save the world. 9. It is amazing what one ray of sunshine can do for a man. 10.The world stands on absurdities, and without them perhaps nothing at all would happen...More...