Charles Darwin Born February 12, 1809 | Died April 19, 1882 English Naturalist who documented Evolution & Natural Selection Famous Quotes: “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once a week.” “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” “Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.” “I love fools’ experiments. I am always making them.” "Nothing before had ever made me thoroughly realize, though I had read various scientific books, that science consists in grouping facts so that general laws or conclusions may be drawn from them." “Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.” “I love fools’ experiments. I am always making them.” "Nothing before had ever made me thoroughly realize, though I had read various scientific books, that science consists in grouping facts so that general laws or conclusions may be drawn from them."
Ida Rolf Born May 19, 1896 | Died March 19, 1979 American Biochemist and Creator of Structural Integration or “Rolfing” Famous Quotes: “Rolfing can be like making your bed in the morning. You think you’re going to get by without pulling that bed apart, so you pull up this cover and the next cover. When you get all the covers puffed up, you’ve got nine ridges running across the bed. Now you’ve got to go to a deeper layer and organize the deeper layer, and make your bed on top of that. Then you’ve got a made bed. Well it’s the same with the body: you’ve got to organize those deeper layers.” “Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.” “This is the gospel of Rolfing: when the body gets working appropriately, the forces of gravity can flow through. Then, spontaneously, the body heals itself." “… no situation exists in a human which a psychologist would diagnose as a feeling of insecurity or inadequacy unless it is accompanied by a physical situation which bears witness to the fact that the gravitational support is inadequate.”
Born: January 5, 1893 | Died: March 7, 1952 Hindu (Indian) Yogi & Guru Famous Quotes: “Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.” “Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness.” “Read a little. Meditate more. Think of God all the time.” “Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.” “Faithfulness in the performance of small duties gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations that life will someday force us to make.” “The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy. If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation, remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego; it doesn't belong to the soul.” “Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.”
Joseph Pilates Born: December 9, 1883 | Died: October 9, 1967 German Inventor of Pilates Method of Physical Fitness Famous Quotes: “A few well-designed movements, properly performed in a balanced sequence, are worth hours of doing sloppy calisthenics or forced contortion.” “Patience and persistence are vital qualities in the ultimate successful accomplishment of any worthwhile endeavor.” “The mind, when housed in a healthful body, possesses a glorious sense of power.” "With body, mind, and spirit functioning perfectly as a coordinated whole, what else could reasonably be expected other than an active, alert, disciplined person." “I’m 50 years ahead of my time.”