Monday, April 7, 2008

7 Lessons From the Greatest Mind

A good read, perhaps a good excercise is to figure out what YOU consider the greatest minds to be and what their lessons for YOU are, it will be a terrific way to know/discover whats most important for you and why

7 Lessons From the World’s Greatest Minds | Jonathan Mead

1. Realizing Your Dreams

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”
– Lawrence J. Peter

2. Overcoming Fear

“It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. Intention and Desire

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.”
– Guatama Buddha

4. Happiness

“Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.”
– Benjamin Franklin

5. Self Acceptance

“If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” – Jesus

6. Appreciation and Gratitude

“So much has been given to me, I have not time to ponder over that which has been denied.”
– Helen Keller

7. The Art of Simplicity

“I made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it short.”
– Blaise Pascal

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