“Self-love is the source of all our other loves” by Pierre Corneille
Let’s not to forget to love ourselves too. Not is a selfish way … I mean with comfort and kindness, from a place of confidence where we can then share it with others.
Pierre Corneille, born on June 6, 1606, was a renowned French playwright and poet of the 17th century. In his works, Corneille showcased not only his mastery of dramatic art but also his profound wisdom that transcended the stage. Through his plays, such as “Le Cid” and “Polyeucte,” Corneille explored timeless themes of human nature, love, honor, and moral dilemmas. His wisdom lay in his ability to depict complex characters grappling with difficult choices, inviting audiences to contemplate the intricacies of life and the consequences of our actions. Corneille’s works often conveyed the importance of integrity, courage, and the pursuit of moral truth, urging individuals to confront their inner conflicts and strive for virtuous paths. His legacy as a playwright and philosopher continues to inspire generations, as his timeless wisdom encourages us to reflect on our own choices and embrace the values that lead to a more meaningful and honorable existence.
“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” by Lao Tzu
Lao Tzu, believed to have lived during the 6th century BCE in ancient China, is the revered figure behind the foundational text of Taoism, the Tao Te Ching. Known for his profound wisdom, Lao Tzu’s teachings emphasize the power of natural harmony, simplicity, and non-action (wu-wei). His wisdom lies in his understanding of the interconnectedness of all things and the importance of living in alignment with the Tao, the underlying principle of the universe. Lao Tzu encourages individuals to embrace humility, balance, and inner stillness, and to find wisdom in observing and aligning with the natural rhythms of life. Through his timeless teachings, Lao Tzu inspires individuals to seek inner peace, cultivate wisdom, and live harmoniously with the world around them.