Literature

Fiction and non-fiction literature that can teach us life lessons and give us food for thought.

14 Profound Alice in Wonderland Quotes That Reveal Deep Life Truths

By |2019-04-11T23:30:15+03:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

These Alice in Wonderland quotes are just what you need. They help you through troubled times while giving you a sense of whimsical encouragement. I love quotes. Positive statements have the power to reach you when other things may not work. To add a bit of magic to your life, these Alice in Wonderland quotes [...]

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: 10 Lessons to Learn from This 2000-Year-Old Book

By |2019-04-03T15:28:13+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is a powerful book that has stood the test of time. It can provide deeply helpful and important lessons to us all. However, before we discuss these lessons, we should recognise who the author was. Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD), also known as ‘the Philosopher’, was Roman emperor from 161-180AD. He is a widely [...]

10 Profound Jane Austen Quotes That Are So Relevant to the Modern World

By |2019-03-24T16:54:09+03:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jane Austen’s works are loved for being witty, scathing and romantic. The following Jane Austen quotes prove that she is the queen of satire and sense. Jane Austen's novels are still fantastically popular more than 200 years after they were written. This isn’t surprising as the novels are funny, romantic and offer a scathing attack [...]

5 Fiction Books about Introverts to Help You Understand This Personality Type

By |2019-03-17T16:09:17+03:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Literature, Personality|Tags: , , |

From Jane Eyre to Superman, fiction books are full of introvert characters. Here are five great books about introverts that all introverted people can relate to. Whenever I have felt out of place as an introvert, I have taken comfort in the fact that some of my favourite fictional characters are just like me. Reading [...]

6 Must-Read Dystopian Novels That Predicted the Society We Live in Today

By |2019-03-17T16:09:31+03:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Education & Technology, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Literature|Tags: , , , , , |

In the past, we only dreamed of fantastic things. Through various dystopian novels, we imagined ideas and technologies…some technologies that exist in our world today. Do you remember the 70s or the 80s? What about the times before? Maybe you’ve been on this earth long enough to remember as far back as the 30s and [...]

6 Classical Fairy Tales and the Profound Life Lessons Behind Them

By |2019-03-17T16:09:52+03:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The most interesting thing about classical fairy tales is not the magic of make-believe. Rather, it’s the life lessons learned from the stories. I grew up enjoying classical fairy tales. I sat at my grandmother’s side conjuring images of the characters as the story played out, I was mesmerized by stories of love and adventure. [...]

6 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Expand Your Mind & Make You a Better Person

By |2019-03-17T16:10:04+03:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thought-provoking books are very essential in our mental growth. All the same, getting these thought-provoking books can be a daunting task. Developing a habit of book endorsements is one of the best things one can ever do in this regard. This is a move that can really transform an individual’s life. Indisputably, reading is the [...]

5 Children’s Books with a Deeper Hidden Meaning Than It May Seem

By |2019-03-17T16:10:30+03:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Many children's books seem lighthearted and fun, however, lots of them also have deep meanings hidden within them. A great deal of literature for children contain lessons about great moral issues and human strengths and weaknesses. Read on to find the hidden meanings in your favorite children's books. There are a huge variety of children's [...]