The Choice of Companion By William Makepeace Thackray A good companion is better than a fortune, for a fortune cannot purchase those elements of character which make companionship a blessing. The best companion is one who is wiser and better than ourselves, for we are inspired by his wisdom and virtue to nobler deeds. “Keep good company, and … Continue reading The Choice of Companion →
37. The Birth of a Banyan Tree [Respect for Elders] Buddhist Tales for Young and Old, volume 1, Prince Goodspeaker, Stories 1-50 Once upon a time, there was a big banyan tree in the forest beneath the mighty Himalayas. Living near this banyan tree were three very good friends. They were a quail, a monkey and an… Continue reading 37. The Birth of a Banyan Tree [Respect for Elders] →
Neue Wache – Memorial of the Victims of War and Tyranny Originally commissioned by King Frederick William III of Prussia in 1816 to be the new guard house for the royal family, The Neue Wache building, still very much intact, is used as the Central Memorial of the Federal Republic of Germany for the Victims… Continue reading Neue Wache – Memorial of the Victims of War and Tyranny →
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