Ralph Waldo Emerson

(May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American lecturer, essayist, and poet.  He was best known for leading the Transcendentalist movement.  Emerson was  a strong believer  of individualism and wrote dozens of famous essays. See some of Emerson's noted Quotes (Wisdom) below; “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” “We must be our own before we can be another's.” “Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.” “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in … [Read more...]

Dale Carnegie

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnagey until 1922 and possibly somewhat later) (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936, a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, a biography of Abraham Lincoln entitled Lincoln the Unknown, and several … [Read more...]