Enjoy the wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama, otherwise known as the Buddha.
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about listening. Enjoy!
An expert on whales was telling friends about some of the unusual findings he had made. “For instance,” he said, “some whales can communicate at a distance of 300 miles.”
“What on earth would one whale say to another 300 miles away?” asked a sarcastic member of the group.
“I’m not absolutely sure,” answered the expert, “but it sounds something like this: ‘Heeeeeeey! Can you hear me nowwww!?!’ ” Read more
Enjoy some of the powerful quotations of Chinese philosopher and politician, Confucius.
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about our heroes. Enjoy!
One of those strange newspaper stories told of a 19-year-old woman who had been charged in Los Angeles with two counts of trespassing, after sneaking into the home of actor Brad Pitt and trying on his clothes. I suppose we have different ways of adoring our heroes..
But who are our real heroes? I was given a little quiz recently. See how well you do: Read more
Philosopher Marcus Aurelius was Emperor of Rome from 161 to 180 AD and the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors.
Wonderful guide to happiness from the 14th and current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso.
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about courage. Enjoy!
On Nov. 18, 1995, violinist Itzhak Perlman, performed a concert at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Stricken with polio as a child, Perlman painfully walked with the aid of two crutches to a chair in the middle of the stage. He carefully laid the crutches on the floor, loosened the clasps of his leg braces, extended one leg forward and the other underneath his chair, picked up his instrument and nodded to the conductor to begin.
But something went wrong. After only seconds of playing, one of the strings on his violin broke. The snap was a gunfire reverberating in the auditorium. The audience immediately knew what happened and fully expected the concert to be suspended until another string or even another instrument could be found. Read more
From the TED.com YouTube channel: The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra contains the best high school musicians from Venezuela’s life-changing music program, El Sistema. Led here by Gustavo Dudamel, they play Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement, and Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2.
In this inspirational article, master storyteller, Steve Goodier, shares a key piece of life wisdom about accomplishment. Enjoy!
Taking his seat in his chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers. “So,” he said, “I have been presented, by both of you, with a bribe.”
The lawyers squirmed as he continued. “You, Attorney Leon, gave me $15,000. And you, Attorney Campos, gave me $10,000.”
The judge reached into his pocket and pulled out some cash. Handing it to Mr. Leon, he said, “Now then, I’m returning $5,000 and we’re going to decide this case solely on its merits.” Read more
Music is indeed, the only Universal language. Be amazed by this magical performance of Gustav Mahler’s 6th Symphony (scroll to the 6th movement at 1: 30:00 if you want the shortcut version) by the Lucerne Festival Orcherstra, conducted by Claudio Abbado. Truly music of peace:-)