TITLE

THOUGHTS

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/21/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Quotation
ABSTRACT
The article presents quotes from various dignitaries on conduct of life including Mikhail Bulgakov saying man should not break his word of honor, Jean Racine saying honor is no more than a disease without money, and Leonardo da Vinci saying who sows virtue reaps honor.
ACCESSION #
44562657

 

Related Articles

  • Release your Inner Diamond! Pallino, Kristi // Lesbian News;May2010, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p32 

    The author encourages people to release their inner energy that they are all equipped with at birth. She mentions notable individuals who have stepped out of their way and let this energy lead them to greatness, including painter Leonardo da Vinci and talk show host Oprah Winfrey. She offers an...

  • THOUGHTS ON THE BUSINESS OF LIFE.  // Forbes Asia;12/11/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 21, p104 

    The article presents quotes about life from famous and notable people. Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson notes that in each society, some are born rulers while some are born to be advisers. Painter Leonardo Da Vinci states that people should ask advice from people who handle themselves well. Inventor...

  • Dwellings and devils in early Bulgakov. Haber, Edythe C. // Slavic & East European Journal;Fall93, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p326 

    Discusses the early works of Mikhail Bulgakov and the significance of the dwelling place in his Civil War stories. Background accounts on Bulgakov; Analysis of works.

  • The lone wolf and the Russian bear. Lahr, John // New Yorker;12/21/92, Vol. 68 Issue 44, p123 

    Discusses the career of Russian novelist and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940), who emerged in the mid-1920s as one of Moscow's finest playwrights only to lose his passion to the caprice of the state and the Bolsheviks. His work; His novel `The Heart of a Dog'; His play `Black Snow,' in...

  • Thoughts on the Business of Life.  // Forbes Asia;2/27/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p72 

    The article presents quotes from notable people on various issues. Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller believed that the practice of strict economy is an everyday matter. According to poet Walt Whitman, the best way to spend his day is to not make plans, but to go anywhere as the mood dictates....

  • An open book on Leonardo the scientist. Strickland, Carol // Christian Science Monitor;11/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 245, p10 

    Presents information on the scientific breakthroughs of Leonardo da Vinci. Details of the `Leonardo da Vinci's Water World' exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History; Professions of da Vinci; Information on another exhibition called `Leonardo's Codex Leicester: A Masterpiece of...

  • A mind overflowing. Brown, Peter G. // Sciences;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p26 

    Details on the Codex Leicester, work of artist Leanardo da Vinci on the contemplation of water. Description of breakwaters; Role of water in shaping the world; Vision of a one living earth.

  • A 3-d look at Leonardo. Wiley Jr., J.P. // Smithsonian;Aug87, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p90 

    Roberto Guatelli has worked for 50 years making models of Leonardo da Vinci's sketches. His purpose has been to demonstrate that Leonardo's ideas were practical. Some of the ideas turned into models are the helical helicopter, ornithopters, odometers, paddle boats, a transmission system,...

  • Leonardo da Vinci: Man of Automation. Reed, Jennifer // Boys' Quest;Dec2009/Jan2010, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p24 

    The article discusses the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci who was best known for his art.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics