Motivation/Inspiration: Confucius, Our greatest glory is not in never falling …

“Our Greatest Glory Is Not in Never Falling, But in Rising Every Time We Fall”

Who was Confucius?

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity

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Animal Rights: Sabina LeBeauf, Even animals who sometimes seem unlovable to humans , have feelings.

“Even animals who sometimes seem unlovable to humans, have also feelings. They can suffer just as we do.”

Sabrina Le Beauf

Who is Sabrina Le Beauf? 

Sabrina Marie Le Beauf is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Sondra Huxtable on the NBC situation comedy The Cosby Show. She has voiced the character Norma Bindlebeep on the Nick at Nite animated series Fatherhood, a show based on Bill Cosby’s book of the same name,

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Animal Rights:Albert Einstein, If a man aspires towards a righteous life…

If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
Albert Einstein

Who was Albert Einstein?

Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

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Motivation/Inspiration:Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,“If you treat an individual as he is,…

“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe?

Who was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe?

Johann Wolfgang Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour.

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Motivation/Inspiration: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?”

Who was Jean-Jacques Rousseau?

“Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational thought.”

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Animal Rights: Jane Goodall, Thousands of people who say they love animals…

Thousands of people who say they “love” animals sit down once or twice a day to enjoy the flesh of creatures who have been utterly deprived of everything that could make their lives worth living and who endured the awful suffering and the terror of the abattoirs— and the journey to get there— before finally leaving their miserable world, only too often after a painful death.

Who is Jane Goodall?

The Jane Goodall Institute

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Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE, formerly Baroness Jane van Lawick-Goodall, is an English primatologist and anthropologist.

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Motivation/Inspiration:A.A.Milne, A little consideration, a little…

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
A. A. Milne

Who was A.A.Milne?

Alan Alexander Milne was a British author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.

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Animal Rights: Siddharta Guatama , All beings tremble before violence, all fear…

“All beings tremble before violence. All fear death, all love life. See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do?”
Siddhartha Guatama (Buddha)

Who was Siddhartha Gautama?

Who Is The Buddha?
The life story of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama
By Rick Fields

The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, was born around 567 B.C.E., in a small kingdom just below the Himalayan foothills. His father was a chief of the Shakya clan. It is said that twelve years before his birth the brahmins prophesied that he would become either a universal monarch or a great sage. To prevent him from becoming an ascetic, his father kept him within the confines of the palace. Gautama grew up in princely luxury, shielded from the outside world, entertained by dancing girls, instructed by brahmins, and trained in archery, swordsmanship, wrestling, swimming, and running. When he came of age he married Gopa, who gave birth to a son. He had, as we might say today, everything.

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The Environment: Kofi Annan, We need to think of the future and the planet…

“We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children.”
Kofi Annan

Who is Kofi Annan?

Kofi Annan – biography
“Kofi Annan was a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1997 and 2006, and the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, which seeks to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights.”

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