Notes from reading: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was Roman emperor and also a stoic aka believer of stoicism, a school of Philosophy that flourished throughout the Roman and Greek world until the 3rd century AD. The Meditations is his thoughts on various aspect of life as collection of books which are all combined as chapter here. These are some notes: All existing things soon change, and… Continue reading Notes from reading: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius

Notes from Reading: Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is considered as father of modern America. His versatile expertise and contribution in Literature, politics, science, philosophy, law and many other areas helped in re-shaping America. He was a prolific reader as well as writer, a true believer of virtues. In early days he wrote Poor Richard’s Almanack,  it holds true even in 21st… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin

Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger by Janet Lowe

Charles Munger is vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and one of the most successful investor, philanthropist.     For this  book Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger, Janet Lowe(author) did extensive interview/research to bring every aspect of Charlie Munger’s life to the world.   The book also covers share of failures Charlie… Continue reading Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger by Janet Lowe

Random Thoughts: On rejection

It was quoted somewhere that “humans are social animal”. We live in this society constructed around us. We live happily in our tribe divided on basis of boundaries, color, race, economies Et All. While growing up in this society construct we gave rise to  competition in all the domains from education, services to wealth. Even… Continue reading Random Thoughts: On rejection

Notes from reading: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

I got to know about this book from one of the podcast where Naval was guest. As book title says, it talks about us Homo Sapiens.  It gives great deal of insights about : our origin and why Homo Sapiens survived and others disappeared. About how agriculture changed our way of living. Building of great… Continue reading Notes from reading: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Notes from reading: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

 This book “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running” is collection of his daily entry of Haruki Murakami . He tries to connect his regular running habit and its learning to his way of life.   He traveled all the way to Athens and on a humid day made run to Marathon village all by himself… Continue reading Notes from reading: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

Notes from reading: Why do you live With Stress by J Krishnamurti

Spent reading J Krishnamurti lecture which is converted as book title why do you live with stress. It is a very short under an hour reading. This are some Kindle notes from the book : The common factor of every human being is that they suffer: agony, despair, loneliness, unhappiness, a great deal of sorrow,… Continue reading Notes from reading: Why do you live With Stress by J Krishnamurti