Category Archives: Words to Live By

Jose Mujica – El Presidente de Uruguay, talks to Al Jazeera

This interview gives us an insight into the philosophy and beliefs of what must be one of the most progressive and admirable leaders of our time. What would our world look like if his counterparts followed his lead?

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Buckminster’s Quote of the Day

“I am enthusiastic over humanity’s extraordinary and sometimes very timely ingenuity. If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano top buoyant enough to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life preserver. … Continue reading

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food for thought..not for the bin!

http://www.tristramstuart.co.uk/titleBlog.aspx ‘The monkey speaks his mind: … ‘That man descended from our noble race – The very idea is a big disgrace. … you will never see – A monkey build a fence around a coconut tree, And let all … Continue reading

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Donkey down the well

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered … Continue reading

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