Arthur Schopenhauer, (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860), German philospher of pessimism. "Happiness lies in the future or in the past, the present casts a shadow. Our desires move us and make us unhappy.
You’ve likely heard of Thomas Edison because he invented the light bulb, but what you may not know is that for over 60 consecutive years, he patented at least one invention. This inventor gives new meaning to persistence pays. Click through to read this mini biography of Thomas Edison to find out how you can learn from his remarkable life.
Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance astronomer and the first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe. Copernicus' epochal book, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres), published just before his death in 1543, is often regarded as the starting point of modern astronomy and the defining epiphany that began the scientific revolution.
Arthur Schopenhauer wäre heute 225 Jahre alt geworden. Mit seinem Zitat "Der Heiterkeit sollen wir, wann immer sie sich einstellt, Tür und Tor öffnen, denn sie kommt nie zur unrechten Zeit." wünschen wir einen heiteren Start ins Wochenende.