Roy T. Bennett Quotes

Roy T. Bennett Quotes

Born Israel Brodsky to an Eastern European immigrant family in Brooklyn, New York , as a child he befriended a newly arrived neighbor, Sid Tepper . Their mutual interest in music led to a successful musical collaboration that lasted more than twenty-five years. Bennett graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn, then studied music at the City College of New … Leer más

Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar Quotes

Hilary Hinton Ziglar -better known as Zig Ziglar- was an  internationally famous salesman, speaker, author  and president of the Zig Ziglar Corporation who  was born on November 6, 1926  in Cofee, Alabama. His parents,  John Silas Ziglar , nicknamed «the Judge», and  Lila Hannifew Wiscott , later Lila Ziglar, had a total of  twelve children : «Zig» was number ten. When little Zig Ziglar was … Leer más

Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes

(Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill; Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, 1874 – London, 1965) British politician especially remembered for his tenure as Prime Minister (1940-45) during World War II: with his «blood, sweat and tears» motto, managed to raise the morale of the troops and the civilian population and sustain the nation until the allied victory. Throughout … Leer más

Walt Disney Quotes

Walt Disney Quotes

Despite the efforts of his biographers, a background of legend is still hovering over the figure of Walt Disney (1901-1966). A repeated rumor assures that Disney was a European emigrant, probably Spanish, who arrived in the United States and who, later, for fear of suspicion, falsified his origin. The circumstances of his death have also been mythologized: … Leer más

Voltaire Quotes

Voltaire Quotes

(François-Marie Arouet; Paris, 1694 – 1778) French writer. Dominant intellectual figure of his century and one of the main thinkers of the Enlightenment, he left a heterogeneous and uneven literary work, of which his stories and books of ideological controversy stand out. As a philosopher, Voltaire was a brilliant popularizer, and his secular and anticlerical creed guided … Leer más

Vince Lombardi Quotes

Vince Lombardi Quotes

Vince Lombardi is one of the most special figures in the National Football League (NFL) , the most important American football league on the planet , which this year celebrates its 100th season . This man, the son of Italian immigrants born in Brooklyn, is remembered for having been a coach for the Green Bay … Leer más

Tupac Quotes

Tupac Quotes

(Tupac Amaru Shakur; New York, 1971 -1996) American rapper, probably the most influential in the history of the genre. Murdered in his youth in circumstances that have not yet been clarified, his premature death cut short a rising career and helped elevate him to the category of rap legend. His parents, members of the Black Panthers … Leer más

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Third President of the United States of America (Shadwell, Virginia, 1743 – Monticello, Virginia, 1826). Thomas Jefferson belonged to the aristocracy of great landowners in the South, a position he had fulfilled by becoming a lawyer. His intellectual concerns brought him closer to the philosophy of the Enlightenment and liberal ideas, making him abandon religion. He became … Leer más

Socrates Quotes

Socrates Quotes

(Athens, 470 BC – id., 399 BC) Greek philosopher. Despite the fact that he did not leave any written work and there are few ideas that can be safely attributed to him, Socrates is a leading figure of ancient thought, to the point of being called pre- Socratic philosophers before him. Breaking with the previous predominant orientations, his reflection … Leer más

Rumi Quotes

Rumi Quotes

Muslim mystic poet from Persia, whose full name is Jalal al-Din Rumi. Although he was born in Balkh (Korasan), his life was linked to the city of Iconium (now Konya), in Turkey. It was there that he took the name of Rumi, replacing his original Mohamed, in honor of the sultan Alauddín —commonly called Rumi— who invited … Leer más

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