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Words of Wisdom: Stephen Hawking By Students' Academy
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Stephen Hawking, a great scientist and warrior, who continued his pursuit of knowledge in spite of being attacked by motor neuron disease. When he contracted the disease in the year 1963, he was told... More > that he had only two more years to live, but he did not get discouraged and continued his struggle and became a brilliant researcher and Professional Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. There is probably no other scientist who has understood the world and universe in such a beautiful way as Hawking has. The books written by him are full of his scintillating wisdom and knowledge that he willingly shares with others. Several of his remarks, statements, and lines have become very popular quotations. Not only the science students but also common people get to learn a lot from these words of this great man. The present collection includes hundreds of his enlightening lines and quotes which are sure to enlighten the prospective readers.< Less
Words of Wisdom: Leonardo Da Vinci By Students' Academy
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Leonardo da Vinci, the most influential artist and scholar of the Italian Renaissance, will always be remembered is great works "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper." He was not only... More > an artist but also a great inventor, writer, and designer of machines. During his lifetime, he invented hundreds of mechanical devices. His conclusions and inventions were recorded in thirteen thousand pages of notes and drawings. Most of his ideas were mainly theoretical explanations. However, the world learned a lot from them. Being very good with words, he often presented his ideas and thoughts before his friends and others. They used to be highly impressed by his ingenious thoughts. Several of his lines, statements, and remarks are now well known quotations. This book includes hundreds of his thoughts which are not only informative and interesting, but also highly enlightening.< Less
Literature Help: Silence By Students' Academy
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“Silence” is considered as the author’s supreme achievement. It won the Tanizaki Prize in the year 1966. It is also regarded as one of the 20th century’s finest novels. The... More > story is based on the theme of a silent God who accompanies a believer in difficult times. A part of the novel is presented in the form of a letter by the central character. Literature Help: Silence Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: The Good Woman of Setzuan By History World
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The central theme of the play is qualitative goodness. To live a good life, Shen Te has to live under the guise of both Shen Te and Shui Ta. The author seems to be conveying a very important fact... More > that the economic systems determine the morality of a society. The author’s interest in historical materialism is quite evident. Literature Companion: The Good Woman of Setzuan Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Prologue Summary All Scenes Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Words of Wisdom: Swami Vivekananda By Students' Academy
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Swami Vivekananda, a great philosopher, a religious teacher, and a gifted orator, was known as Narendranath Datta in his pre-monastic life. In his young age, he was an excellent musician, very good... More > at studies and gymnastics. He acquired a great knowledge of Western philosophy during his graduation studies in Calcutta University. Vivekananda is said to have been born with a yogic temperament. He began practicing meditation from his early boyhood. He studied the prevailing religions of the world and held long discussions with his teachers and scholars. He is known for his wonderful oratory. Several of his speeches lasted for hours, but the audience continued to listen to him very patiently and with deep interest. The way he presented his thoughts through well composed sentences and witty remarks is unique. Several of his remarks, statements, and sentences are now very well known quotations. The present collection includes hundreds of such enlightening thoughts given by Swami Vivekananda.< Less
Words of Wisdom: Marcus Tullius Cicero By Students' Academy
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Marcus Tullius Cicero was not only a highly respected and well-known Roman philosopher but also a great politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. Cicero is... More > considered as one of the greatest orators and prose stylists in Ancient Rome. Cicero's influence on European literature is much more than any other scholar or prose writer in any language. His wonderful oratory and art of delivering speeches left people almost spellbound. He chose precise words according to the context and situation, well understanding the receptive capacities of his listeners. Hundreds of his statements, remarks, and intelligent lines have become very popular quotes. The present collection includes hundreds of such great thoughts which are sure to enlighten and amuse the prospective readers. Words of Wisdom: Marcus Tullius Cicero Copyright Preface Section One Section Two Section Three Section Four Section Five Section Six Section Seven< Less
Quick Guide: Life Is Beautiful By College Guide World
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“Life is Beautiful” by Roberto Benigni was first released in 1997. The Italian title of the drama is “La vita e bella.” It is a tragicomedy comedy-drama film. Benigni himself... More > plays the role of Guido Orefice who happens to be a Jewish Italian book shop owner. He wants to protect his son form the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp. Some part of the movie is inspired by Benigni’s own family history, before his birth. Before his birth his father had already survived three years of internment at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Quick Guide: Life is Beautiful Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Part Seven Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: The Boy In the Striped Pajamas By Students' Academy
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“The Boy In the Striped Pajamas” by Irish novelist John Boyne was first published in 2006. The story is presented from the point of view of a young boy. According to the author, he had... More > completed the first draft of the novel in just two and a half days. He said that he did not go to sleep until he reached the end of the first draft. Literature Help: The Boy In the Striped Pajamas Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji By Rajkumar Sharma
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Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji was born on 7th of July, 1656, in Kiratpur Sahib, Rupnagar, Punjab, India to Guru Har Rai and Kishan Dei, who is also known as Mata Sulakhni Ji. He was made the Eighth... More > Sikh Guru on 7th of October, 1661, only at the age of five. Guru Sahib succeeded his father, Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji. After the death of Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji, his granduncle Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur became the next Guru of the Sikhs. Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Biography Chapter Three: Significant Incidents and Death Chapter Four: Interesting Facts and Stories Chapter Five: Places Named After Guru Sahib< Less
Quick Guide: Jungle of Cities By College Guide World
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“Jungle of Cities” by Bertolt Brecht was first launched on ninth of May 1923. This famous play was said to have been written between 1921 and 1924. Bertolt Brecht was the German modernist... More > playwright. When it was first launched at Residenztheater in Munich, it was titled “In the Jungle.” Erich Engel had direction the first production of the play. Quick Guide: Jungle of Cities Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Scene One Scene Two Scene Three Scene Four Scene Five Scene Six Scene Seven Scene Eight Scene Nine Scene Ten Scene Eleven< Less