Story: Natan Sharansky, Prison, Gary Kasparov  (Source: Internet) Natan Sharansky –an Israeli politician, and human rights activist – was a Jew living in communist Russia in the 1970s. However, for some reason, he was accused of being an American spy and thrown into jail by the Russian Government. The conditions in jail were very bad. Adding to that for 400 days he was in the Siberian jail, the worst of
“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” ― Confucius Introduction During new year’s eve or during any festival, we take some personal pledges like I will lose weight, I will join the gym, I will control my hours on social media, I will avoid smoking and many more things. But after a couple of weeks and months, the majority of us are back to
Story: The Jim Thorpe Story  (Source: Internet) Jim Thorpe was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. If you look closely at the photo, you can see that he’s wearing different socks and shoes. This wasn’t a fashion statement. It was the 1912 Olympics, and Jim represented the U.S. in track and field. On the morning of his competition, his shoes were stolen. He frantically asked teammates if they had
“A tree starts with a seed”: Indian Proverb Introduction Someone has rightly said, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ For a healthy heart and body, the doctors recommend a 40-minute brisk walk every day. My father told me the same thing. ‘Once a task is just begun, never leave it till it’s done. Be the labour great or small, do it well or not at all.’ You must
  Story: Alexander and Diogenese (Source: Internet) Alexander’s army was marching toward India when he heard of a Greek man, Diogenese, who was said to have found true contentment living in Corinth without a single possession.  ”I would like to meet such a man,” Alexander said, curious as to how such a thing could be possible. After a little searching Alexander came to a man lying naked in the sun