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  1. Thiruvalluvar - Wikipedia › wiki › Thiruvalluvar

    1 day ago · A life-size statue of Valluvar is one among an array of statues installed by the Tamil Nadu government on the stretch of the Marina. [116] The Government of Tamil Nadu celebrates the 15th (16th on leap years) of January (the 2nd of the month of 'Thai' as per Tamil Calendar) as Thiruvalluvar Day in the poet's honour, as part of the Pongal ...

  2. Virtue - Wikipedia › wiki › Virtue

    1 day ago · The virtues that constitute a dharmic life – that is a moral, ethical, virtuous life – evolve in vedas and upanishads. Over time, new virtues were conceptualized and added by ancient Hindu scholars, some replaced, others merged.

  3. Yellow Emperor - Wikipedia › wiki › Yellow_Emperor

    1 day ago · The Yellow Emperor, also known as the Yellow Thearch, or by his Chinese name Huangdi (/ ˈ hw ɑː ŋ ˈ d iː /), is a deity in Chinese religion, one of the legendary Chinese sovereigns and culture heroes included among the mytho-historical Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors and cosmological Five Forms of the Highest Deity (Chinese: 五方上帝; pinyin: Wǔfāng Shàngdì).

    • 2711 BCE
    • 2698–2598 BCE (mythical)
    • 2598 BCE (aged 113)
    • Leizu, Fenglei, Tongyu, Momu
  4. Han Feizi - Wikipedia › wiki › Han_Feizi

    1 day ago · Introduction. Dedicated to statecraft, Han Fei describes an interest-driven human nature together with the political methodologies to work with it in the interest of the state and Sovereign, namely, engaging in wu-wei (passive observation); and the setting up and systematic use of Fa (law, measurement, statistic) to maintain leadership and manage human resources, its use to increase welfare ...

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    • Chinese classics
  5. 香港電影金像獎最佳女主角 - 维基百科,自由的百科全书 › wiki › 香港電影金像獎最佳

    1 day ago · 香港電影金像獎最佳女主角旨在表彰每年在香港電影表现出众的女演员 1982年的首屆香港電影金像獎没有正式提名环节,出演《長輩》的惠英紅获最佳女主角奖 。

    • 年度最出色的香港電影女演員
    • 英屬香港(第1至第16屆), 香港(第17屆至今)
  6. List of historical drama films set in Asia - Wikipedia › wiki › List_of_historical_drama

    1 day ago · The life of Felix Manalo, founder and pioneer executive minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo, which spans from his early life up to the end of his life on April 12, 1963, including the atrocities committed by Japan during World War 2. Katipunan: 2013: 1892–1897: Philippines: Tells the how the Katipunan was formed from Andres Bonifacio's perspective.

  7. Конфуциусорнисы — Википедия › wiki › Конфуциусорнисы

    1 day ago · Конфуциусо́рнисы (лат. Confuciusornis, от лат. Confucius — латинизированная форма имени Конфуция и ...

  8. Finnish proverbs - Wikiquote › wiki › Finnish_proverbs

    1 day ago · Life is like child's shirt: short and shitty. Elämä on kun tervanjuontia. (Ähtäri) (KVL) Life is like drinking tarr. Elämä opettaa, jos ei muuta niin hiljaa kävelemään. (Tuupovaara, Karelia) (KRA) Life will teach, if nothing else, to walk quietly. English equivalent: Discretion is the better part of valor.

  9. Ralph Waldo Emerson - Wikiquote › wiki › Ralph_Waldo_Emerson
    • 1820s
    • 1830s
    • 1840s
    • 1850s
    • 1860s
    • 1870s
    • 1880s
    • Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th Ed.


    1. To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven. 1.1. 20 December 1822 1. When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart. 1.1. 10 December 1824 1. The Religion that is afraid of science dishonours God and commits suicide. It acknowledges that it is not equal to the whole of truth, that it legislates, tyrannizes over a village of God's empires but is not the immutable universal law. Every...


    1. Our age is retrospective. It builds the sepulchres of the fathers. It writes biographies, histories, and criticism. The foregoing generation beheld God and nature face to face; we, through their eyes. Why should not we also enjoy an original relation to the universe. Why should not we have a poetry and philosophy of insight and not of tradition, and a religion by revelation to us, and not the history of theirs? 1.1. Introduction 1. Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswer...

    The American Scholar

    1. In this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking.In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. 1. The state of society is one in which the members have suffered amputation from the trunk, and strut about so many walking monsters,—a good finger, a neck, a stomach, an elbow, but never a man. 1. The soul active sees absolute truth; an...

    Literary Ethics

    1. Address to the Literary Societes of Dartmouth College (24 July 1838) 1. You will hear every day the maxims of a low prudence. You will hear, that the first duty is to get land and money, place and name. "What is this Truth you seek? What is this Beauty?" men will ask, with derision. If, nevertheless, God have called any of you to explore truth and beauty, be bold, be firm, be true. When you shall say, "As others do, so will I. I renounce, I am sorry for it, my early visions; I must eat the...

    Essays: First Series

    1. And what fastens attention, in the intercourse of life, like any passage betraying affection between two parties? Perhaps we never saw them before, and never shall meet them again. But we see them exchange a glance, or betray a deep emotion, and we are no longer strangers. We understand them, and take the warmest interest in the development of the romance. All mankind love a lover. 1.1. Love 1. The ancestor of every action is a thought. 1.1. Spiritual Laws 1. Heroism feels and never reason...

    The Conservative

    1. A Lecture read at the Masonic Temple, Boston (9 December 1841) · Full text online at Bartleby 1. The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made. This quarrel is the subject of civil history. The conservative party established the reverend hierarchies and monarchies of the most ancient world. The battle of patrician and plebeian, of parent state and colony, of old us...

    Essays: Second Series

    1. For it is not metres, but a metre-making argument, that makes a poem, — a thought so passionate and alive, that, like the spirit of a plant or an animal, it has an architecture of its own, and adorns nature with a new thing. 1. We are symbols, and inhabit symbols. 1. Language is the archives of history … Language is fossil poetry. 1. Those who are esteemed umpires of taste are often persons who have acquired some knowledge of admired pictures or sculptures, and have an inclination for what...

    Representative Men

    1. The world is upheld by the veracity of good men: they make the earth wholesome. 1.1. Uses of Great Men 1. He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others. 1.1. Uses of Great Men 1. When nature removes a great man, people explore the horizon for a successor; but none comes, and none will. His class is extinguished with him. In some other and quite different field the next man will appear. 1.1. Uses of Great Men 1. Every hero becomes a bore at last. 1.1. Uses of...

    The Conduct of Life

    1. You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity. 1.1. Fate 1. Great men, great nations, have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face it. 1.1. Fate 1. Men are what their mothers made them. 1.1. Fate 1. Whatever limits us we call Fate. 1.1. Fate 1. In different hours, a man represents each of several of his ancestors, as if there were seven or...

    Life and Letters in New England

    1. "Historic Notes of Life and Letters in New England" (1867), published in The Atlantic Monthly (October 1883) 1. There are always two parties, the party of the Past and the party of the Future: the Establishment and the Movement.At times the resistance is reanimated, the schism runs under the world and appears in Literature, Philosophy, Church, State and social customs. 1. The key to the period appeared to be that the mind had become aware of itself. Men grew reflective and intellectual. Th...

    May-Day and Other Pieces

    1. God said, I am tired of kings, I suffer them no more; Up to my ear the morning brings The outrage of the poor. 1.1. Boston Hymn, st. 2 1. To-day unbind the captive, So only are ye unbound; Lift up a people from the dust, Trump of their rescue, sound! 1.1. Boston Hymn, st. 17 1. O tenderly the haughty day Fills his blue urn with fire; One morn is in the mighty heaven, And one in our desire. 1.1. Ode, st. 1 1. United States! the ages plead, — Present and Past in under-song, — Go put your cre...

    Society and Solitude

    1. God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth. 1.1. Society and Solitude 1. We boil at different degrees. 1.1. Eloquence 1. The best university that can be recommended to a man of ideas is the gauntlet of the mobs. 1.1. Eloquence 1. The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it. 1.1. Domestic Life 1. The days .... come and go like muffled and veiled figures, sent from a distant friendly party; but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gi...

    Letters and Social Aims

    1. Science does not know its debt to imagination. 1.1. Poetry and Imagination 1. Alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time. 1.1. Poetry and Imagination 1. Music is the poor man's Parnassus. 1.1. Poetry and Imagination 1. The imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man. 1.1. Poetry and Imagination 1. Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy. 1.1. Social Aims 1. I have heard with admiring sub...

    Lectures and Biographical Sketches

    1. There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. 1.1. Demonology 1. To live without duties is obscene. 1.1. Aristocracy 1. There are men who astonish and delight, men who instruct and guide. Some men's words I remember so well that I must often use them to express my thought. Yes, because I perceive that we have heard the same truth, but they have heard it better. 1.1. Character

    Quotes reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
    Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone.
    I wiped away the weeds and foam, I fetched my sea-born treasures home; But the poor, unsightly, noisome things Had left their beauty on the shore, With the sun and the sand and the wild uproar.
    Earth laughs in flowers to see her boastful boys Earth-proud, proud of the earth which is not theirs; Who steer the plough, but can not steer their feet Clear of the grave.
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