Wisdom

A collection of wise men and women from various walks of life — their examples and words

Guy Brings His White Girl To Barbershop In Harlem And Gets Hated – at minute 5:47 a gay African-American woman starts to talk to the “racist” barber

Nelson Mandela: Four Acts of Forgiveness that Showed South Africa Path away from Apartheid – “Mandela invites his former prison guard to his inauguration ceremony as South Africa president. Prisoner warder Paul Gregory and Mandela developed a bond during his long captivity, according to the anti-apartheid¬†icon. Gregory’s “soothing presence” and “courtesy” marked him out as different to most of his colleagues in Mandela’s eyes. On becoming president of South Africa in 1994, he invited Gregory to the inauguration ceremony.”

Right Before Dying From A Rare Lifelong Disease, Sam Revealed His Three Secrets To Happiness –¬†About three months before he passed away, 17-year-old Sam Berns gave this speech explaining his dislike for obstacles and his strategies for beating them. When he was 2 years old, Sam was diagnosed with the rare disease progeria, which causes rapid aging and various other side effects, none of which could prevent Sam from leading a happy life.