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About the alchemist

Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing, there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn't make any sense. ~Rumi

Most Inspirational Quotes By Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance. He is one of the most influential and versatile genius of time.

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Leonardo’s areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.

A number of Leonardo’s most practical inventions are nowadays displayed as working models at the Museum of Vinci.

Da Vinci is widely considered one of the most diversely talented individuals ever to have lived.

Leonardo is most famous for his paintings. Among his works, the Mona Lisa is the most famous and most parodied portrait and The Last Supper the most reproduced religious painting of all time.

A painting by Leonardo, Salvator Mundi, sold for a world record $450.3 million, the highest price ever paid for a work of art.

Inspirational Quotes By Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He is considered as the greatest scientist of all time.

Einstein developed many groundbreaking theories, which changed the traditional beliefs. His contribution to science is remarkable and unbelievable.

Einstein was a Genius and his wisdom can be seen in his words.
I have compiled his inspirational quotes in this video.

These Inspirational quotes by Albert Einstein will give you motivation in life.

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Beautiful Quotes By Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer, poet, and visual artist.
Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao Tzu.

Gibran is one of the most celebrated literary hero. His best-known work is The Prophet, a book composed of 26 poetic essays. It is it one of the bestselling books in the world.

In this videos i have shared some Beautiful Quotes By Kahlil Gibran.

10 Most Powerful Quotes Of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful entrepreneur of all time. Steve was a visionary who revolutionized the computer industry. His wisdom can be seen in his words. I have created this video which contains 10 Most Powerful Quotes Of Steve Jobs. Please see it and get enlightened by his wisdom.
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The Three Universal Characteristics

Gautama buddha

The Three Universal Characteristics are important parts of Buddhist teachings.
Characteristics may be defined as a feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify them. The Three Universal Characteristics are connected with existence, and they tell us about the nature of existence.

Aicca (impermanence ) – Anicca is the belief that everything changes and that nothing stays the same.Impermanence is one of the essential doctrines or three marks of existence in Buddhism. The term expresses the Buddhist notion that all of conditioned existence, without exception, is transient, or in a constant state of flux.

Anatta (non-self or substanceless ) – Annata is the belief that there is no such thing as “self”, and that there is no immortal soul.

Dukkha ( sorrow or suffering ) – Dukkha is suffering, and Buddhists believe that suffering is caused by bad emotions such as greed or jealousy. Dukkha is the stress, dissatisfaction and suffering that is experienced by all sentient beings who are not fully enlightened.

Plato quotes


Plato was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece, and an influential figure in philosophy, central in Western philosophy. Plato is one of the world’s best known and most widely read and studied philosophers. He was the student of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle, and he wrote in the middle of the fourth century B.C.E. in ancient Greece.

Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.

Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

Love is a serious mental disease.

No evil can happen to a good man, neither in life nor after death.

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.

When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

Only the dead have seen the end of war.

You should not honor men more than truth.

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

Let every man remind their descendants that they also are soldiers who must not desert the ranks of their ancestors, or from cowardice fall behind.

There is no harm in repeating a good thing.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.

Friends have all things in common.

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

The greatest penalty of evildoing is to grow into the likeness of bad men.

Man is a prisoner who has no right to open the door of his prison and run away… A man should wait, and not take his own life until God summons him

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

God is not the author of all things, but of good only.

The gods are not magicians who transform themselves; neither do they deceive mankind in any way.

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.

Julius Caesar Quotes

Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar (12 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman religious, military, and political leader. He played an important part in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. His conquest of Gaul extended the Roman world all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, with the first Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses of all time, as well as a brilliant politician and one of the ancient world’s strongest leaders.

I came, I saw, I conquered.

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

Experience is the teacher of all things.

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.

It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.

As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.

No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.

Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.

What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.

The die is cast.

I have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.

It is not the well-fed long-haired man I fear, but the pale and the hungry looking.

Immanuel Kant Quotes


Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is widely considered to be a central figure of modern philosophy. He argued that fundamental concepts structure human experience, and that reason is the source of morality. His thought continues to have a major influence in contemporary thought, especially the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, and aesthetics.He’s regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of modern Europe & of the late Enlightenment. His most important work is The Critique of Pure Reason, an investigation of reason itself.

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.

Enlightenment is man’s leaving his self-caused immaturity. Immaturity is the incapacity to use one’s intelligence without the guidance of another. Have the courage to use your own intelligence!

The master is himself an animal, and needs a master.

The wish to talk to God is absurd. We cannot talk to one we cannot comprehend — and we cannot comprehend God; we can only believe in Him.

Men will not understand … that when they fulfil their duties to men, they fulfil thereby God’s commandments.

Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.

Give me matter and i will build a world out of it.

As everybody likes to be honoured, so people imagine that God also wants to be honoured. They forget that the fulfilment of duty towards men is the only honour adequate to him.

The death of dogma is the birth of morality.

By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man.

Through laziness and cowardice a large part of mankind, even after nature has freed them from alien guidance, gladly remain immature.

That all our knowledge begins with experience there can be no doubt.

But only he who, himself enlightened, is not afraid of shadows.

It is difficult for the isolated individual to work himself out of the immaturity which has become almost natural for him.

All human knowledge begins with intuitions, proceeds from thence to concepts, and ends with ideas.

All natural capacities of a creature are destined to evolve completely to their natural end.

Reason does not work instinctively, but requires trial, practice, and instruction in order to gradually progress from one level of insight to another.

Nature has willed that man should, by himself, produce everything that goes beyond the mechanical ordering of his animal existence, and that he should partake of no other happiness or perfection than that which he himself, independently of instinct, has created by his own reason.

Man’s greatest concern is to know how he shall properly fill his place in the universe and correctly understand what he must be in order to be a man.

We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.

William Shakespeare Quotes

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon” (or simply “The Bard”). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the 19th century. Shakespeare’s work has made a lasting impression on later theatre and literature. In particular, he expanded the dramatic potential of characterisation, plot, language, and genre.

“If you love and get hurt, love more.
If you love more and hurt more, love even more.
If you love even more and get hurt even more, love some more until it hurts no more…”

“The course of true love never did run smooth.”

“Listen to many, speak to a few.”

“Brevity is the soul of wit.”

“Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”

“Look like the innocent flower,
But be the serpent under it.”

“We know what we are, but not what we may be.”

“Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.”

“Honesty is the best policy.”

“No legacy is so rich as honesty.”

“Expectation is the root of all heartache.”

“I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.”

“When sorrows come, they come not single spies. But in battalions!”

“To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.”

“Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.”

“People’s good deeds we write in water. The evil deeds are etched in brass.”

“If we are true to ourselves, we can not be false to anyone.”

“His life was gentle; and the elements
So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up
And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN!”

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”

“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.”

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”

“My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.”

“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.”

“Doubt thou the stars are fire;
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt I love.”

“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.”

“This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.”

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”

“When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.”

“Conscience doth make cowards of us all.”

“There are three people in yourself:Who people think you are, Who you think you are, and who you really are.”

“I love thee, I love thee with a love that shall not die. Till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.”

“love is blind
and lovers cannot see
the pretty follies
that themselves commit”