Humanity is always looking for sources of enlightenment. It should come as no surprise, then, that quotes are so highly sought after. Whether it’s a familiar proverb, a motivational adage, a provocative opinion, or an entertaining quip, great quotations are often bite-sized lessons condensed into just a few lines.
With that said, we decided it was time to put together the ultimate collection of wit and wisdom from the most brilliant minds in philosophy, politics, and entertainment. 975 Incredibly Profound quotes worth sharing.
Every personality is embodied, including famous quotes from Maya Angelou, Vince Lombardi, Aristotle, and Jerry Seinfeld, among many others. [...]
Believe it or not, odds are that you know quite a few narcissists, especially in this day and age of social media and selfie sticks. Heck, you might even be one of them.
But although those unrestrained Facebook timelines (e.g. photos of dinner) can become a bit tiresome, narcissism is much more complicated than that.
Severe narcissism is a personality disorder that can become a detriment to the individual and society. In fact, narcissists are more likely to be unfaithful in their relationships, cheat in competitions, become obsessive about their appearance, and have a tendency to be selfish and materialistic.
Needless to say, these aren’t qualities [...]
Ask some of the “experts” to identify the greatest threat that the world faces, and chances are few of them will agree.
Many will use the question as an opportunity to be facetious or to promote an agenda, while others simply differ in opinion on the likelihood of a scenario, as well as its potential impact.
It’s also worth noting that someone’s perception of a threat is likely to be influenced by personal experiences and situations (e.g. the region in which they live).
And, of course, the definition of a threat is subjective. But for this particular poll, we’ll make the question a bit more specific: which threat is most likely to [...]
We hear it time and time again: the average adult needs between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Sleep deprivation can diminish our productivity, memory, judgment, and concentration. It can take a toll on our mood and our relationships. And perhaps most startling is the fact that suboptimal sleep can have a negative affect on our health, increasing the risk of anxiety, depression, premature aging, hypertension, and even cancer.
But despite the drawbacks that come with a lack of shuteye, 40% of Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, with 14% getting 5 hours or less.
Of course, getting quality sleep is easier said than done. Many of us have kids waking [...]