History

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”

May 16 2013

Socrates, was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon.

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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

May 15 2013

Anne Frank, one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary has been the basis for several plays and films. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

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“Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”

Apr 25 2013

– Thomas Jefferson, an American founding father and third President of the United States of America.

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“There is only one good: knowledge; and one evil: ignorance.”

Apr 24 2013

Socrates, was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon.

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“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

Apr 22 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr., was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

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Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

An Inside Look at Yuri Gagarin's Personal Life in Photos [16 Pics]

Apr 19 2013

Take a look at these high quality photos of Gagarin, living his life as an ordinary person. It's great to see photos such as these, as it only adds to the greatness of a character.

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“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.”

Apr 8 2013

Ayn Rand, was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism.

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Hendrix in a dune buggy

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 8 [20 Pics]

Mar 29 2013

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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Brentor Church by Anna Curnow

Daily Wallpaper Brentor Church

Mar 21 2013

Brentor Church by Anna Curnow

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Incredible Military Photos Pt.6 [20 Pics]

Mar 21 2013

An amazing roundup of the best military photos we came across since our last military photo compilation.

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