Archive for September, 2014

Our Own House

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Our contribution to the progress of the world must, therefore, consist in setting our own house in order.

Mahatma Gandhi

Childhood Traumas

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The statute of limitation has expired on all childhood traumas. Get it fixed and get on with your life. Some people waste a lifetime blaming all their woes on their childhood.

Quincy Jones


Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso


Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Millionaires don’t use astrology; billionaires do.

J. P. Morgan


Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.



Monday, September 15th, 2014

At the extreme, the less fortunate may not be seen as people at all. That was the finding of a study from Princeton University in which MRI scans were taken of several university students’ active brains while they viewed images of different people. Researchers saw that photographs of homeless people and drug addicts failed to stimulate areas of the brain that usually activate whenever people think about other people, or themselves. Instead, the (mostly affluent) students reacted to the images as if they “had stumbled on a pile of trash”.

How the super rich got richer