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Lessons Of History by Ariel Durant and Will Durant (Book Summary)

Why would freedom lead to greater inequality? Big questions like this can be answered by history. History is not only a record of what has happened so far, but it is also a great way to understand how and why. Geography has a big influence in civilization, but it declines as technology advances. Life is

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Confucius Principles

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” “They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” “What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.” “In a country well-governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed

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Bill Gates Principles

“Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.” “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.” “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” “If you are born

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Isaac Newton Principles

“Gravity explains the motions of the planets but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.” “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” “Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.” “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” “To me there

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