Posts Tagged 'wisdom'

25 Smart Quotes – Funny, Smart, And Short

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Be thankful we‘re not getting all the government we‘re paying for.Will Rogers

BuzzFeed collected some of the smartest quotes.

HERE they are.

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The Wisdom of Pessimism [video]

Oldest Known Bird Hatches A Chick

albatrosschickLiveScience reports –

The world’s oldest known wild bird just became a mother again. The 63-year-old Laysan albatross named Wisdom was spotted taking care of her newborn earlier this month on the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Biologists banded Wisdom in 1956 as she incubated an egg and have been following her ever since. The tough old bird has hatched a new chick for the past seven years in a row and has likely raised more than 30 chicks in her lifetime. She also survived a 2011 tsunami, which claimed 2,000 of her fellow adult albatrosses and about 110,000 chicks in the Midway wildlife refuge, an island habitat in the middle of the North Pacific.

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100 Pieces of Advice From 100-Year-Olds

clint-eastwood-sMental_floss published an excellent collection of advice obtained from several centenarians about how to live a long life. My favorite is “Try not to eat anything that’s healthy. It’s true. I eat whatever I want. The secret to longevity is ice cream.”; of course that is contradicted by someone else with “Mind your own business, and don’t eat junk food.”

Read all 100 bits of wisdom HERE

 

Gandhi’s Top 10 Fundamentals for Changing the World

As one who usually doesn’t care for touchy-feely stuff, I was pleasantly surprised at this article from PositivityBlog. It presents some of Mahatma Gandhi’s best bits of advice. The advice seems to be as relevant today as it ever was (perhaps ever more so). The 10 main points are below, but the full article is HERE (MUST read).

1. Change yourself
2. You are in control
3. Forgive and let it go
4. Without action you aren’t going anywhere
5. Take care of this moment
6. Everyone is human
7. Persist
8. See the good in people and help them
9. Be congruent, be authentic, be your true self
10. Continue to grow and evolve

 

 


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