True learning comes from observing the world

If I have learned something from Socrates is that you cannot teach people anything; you can only make them think. You can only draw out of them the wisdom which is latent within them. And by doing so, you help open their eyes, making them realize that they were born with wings and that they can fly, as high as they want to fly…

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ENGLISH SPEECH | JK ROWLING: The Benefits Of Failure (English Subtitles)

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6 apr. 2019

Learn English with JK Rowling. At her Harvard commencement speech, “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems “worth more than any qualification I ever earned.” – Watch with big English subtitles.
 

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1 Michelle Obama Surprises People Recording Goodbye Messages to Her


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Gepubliceerd op 11 jan. 2017

 
We asked regular Americans to record a video message saying goodbye to First Lady Michelle Obama – what they didn’t know was that FLOTUS was right behind the curtain, waiting to surprise them.
 
A heartfelt tribute to Michelle Obama

 Het gezin Michelle en Barak Obama en de kinderen is doorheen de website prominent aanwezig omdat het een voorbeeld is en omwille van de impact dat zowel Michelle en Barack hebben op mensen zoals duidelijk is de laatste video op voornoemde link.

Het contact tussen de first lady en de gewone mensen in 6 voorbeelden van elk een unieke getuigenis op deze video, is sprankelend en vanuit het hart. De first lady Michelle was gedurende de 8 jaar een voorbeeld van een onovertroffen gehalte zoals we haar leren kennen doorheen deze website met diepgaande impact op de mensen.

 

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2 Obama’s EMOTIONAL Speech That Brought Audience to Tears | President Obama’s Speech Will Make You Cry

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When Barack Obama First Asked Michelle About Running For President, She Said No

 
 
President Obama’s new book, “A Promised Land,” goes through the events that led to his decision to run for president and why Michelle Obama originally said “no” to the idea. Don’t miss Part 3 of Stephen Colbert’s in-depth interview with the iconic former president.

 

Why Reluctant Michelle Obama Agreed to Let Barack Obama Run for President | Oprah’s Book Club | OWN

Gepubliceerd op 12 nov. 2018

During Oprah’s in-depth conversation with Michelle Obama about her new memoir, Becoming, the former first lady reveals why she ultimately agreed to let her husband, Barack Obama, run for president, even though she “never wanted to be involved in politics.” For more on #Oprah‘sBookClub, visit Oprah.com.

ENGLISH SPEECH | Amanda Gorman: The Hill We Climb (English Subtitles)

6 feb. 2021

Learn English with Amanda Gorman. Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old Black poet from Los Angeles, recited her poem “The Hill We Climb” at Joe Biden’s inauguration as US president on Jan. 20. Her inaugural poem captured viewers across the country, and made her an overnight literary sensation. Amanda S. C. Gorman is an American poet and activist. Her work focuses on issues of oppression, feminism, race, and marginalization, as well as the African diaspora. Gorman was the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate. She published the poetry book The One for Whom Food Is Not Enough in 2015. In this speech, she also quotes: “We will rebuild, reconciled and recover and every known nook over our nation. And every corner called our country. Our people diverse and beautiful will emerge, battered and beautiful. When day comes, we step out of the shade of flame and unafraid, the new dawn balloons, as we free it.” – Watch with big English subtitles.

The truth is that the more intimately you know someone, the more clearly you'll see their flaws. That's just the way it is.

3 White House photographer Pete Souza

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Gepubliceerd op 15 jan. 2017

 
President Obama is leaving behind a huge photo album of his time in the White House – about two million images – all thanks to the man our Bill Plante has been talking to: Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza.

4 President Obama Addresses the British Parliament

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Gepubliceerd op 25 mei 2011

 
In an address to Parliament, President Obama discusses how the special relationship between the United States and Great Britain can continue to help the two nations serve as catalysts for global action as the world faces a new series of threats and challenges. May 25, 2011.
 
 
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5 Watch first lady Michelle Obama’s full speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

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Gepubliceerd op 26 jul. 2016

6 Happy Father’s Day from First Lady Michelle Obama


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Gepubliceerd op 17 jun. 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama wishes a happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there and shares why President Obama is a great dad.

Every solution the President puts forward is inspired by a desire all parents share: the need to build a better world for his kids.

In President Obama’s words:

“What I think about is what kind of world am I leaving my two little girls. And what I realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children, all of our children, a better world. Even if it’s difficult. Even in the work seems great. That’s our responsibility as fathers and as parents.”

7 Michelle Obama’s plea for education

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TED

 

Gepubliceerd op 27 mei 2009

 
http://www.ted.com Speaking at a London girls’ school, Michelle Obama makes a passionate, personal case for each student to take education seriously. It is this new, brilliant generation, she says, that will close the gap between the world as it is and the world as it should be.
 
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8 Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates | Official Trailer | Netflix

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Gepubliceerd op 29 aug. 2019

 

This three-part documentary tells Bill Gates’ life story, in-depth and unfiltered, as he pursues unique solutions to some of the world’s most complex problems. From Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, He Named Me Malala).

Watch Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, Only On Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80184771

9 The First Lady Speaks in London on the Let Girls Learn Initiative

Gepubliceerd op 16 jun. 2015

 
In London, England, First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Mulberry School for Girls about the Let Girls Learn initiative and the work being done to empower girls education around the world.

10 Michelle Obama on Keeping Marriage, Politics Separate

9 okt. 2012

First lady talks about her strategy for keeping her daughters grounded in the White House.
 
 
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Pushed to my last resort
I took my father to court
It was all over the news
The family was not amused

Justice is a nonsense word
That does not exist in this world

Please enjoy the well done poetry of princess Delphine

2 The Secret Princess: King’s love child in court battle for recognition | 60 Minutes Australia

11 okt. 2020

Game of Thrones (2020) 60 MINUTES reporter Liam Bartlett used to consider the British Royal family to be the masters – and mistresses – of scandal. Now he thinks they may have to hand over their crown to the Belgian Royal family, who have sensationally been ordered to acknowledge and recognise a brand-new princess. However, this decree is not a reason for official celebration on the streets of Brussels because, rather embarrassingly, the new royal is the 52-year-old love child of the former King, Albert II. Back in the 1960s when he was a prince, the supposedly happily married and deeply religious Albert took a long-term lover. Delphine Boel was the surprise consequence of the illicit affair. For most of her life she dutifully kept mum about her lineage, until a bitter falling out with her father changed her mind.
 
For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Tom Steinfort, Tara Brown, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.
 
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1 Bars & Melody – Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer act | Britain’s Got Talent 2014

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Simon surprises all at the end.

Bars & Melody – Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer act | Britain’s Got Talent 2014.

I listened to every word.

Duo Rap and original anti-bullying song surprise.

Their very first audition

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Britain’s Got Talent S08E05 Bars & Melody Duo Rap an original anti-bullying song Simon surprise

 

Bars & Melody – Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer act | Britain’s Got Talent 2014

1 – 2006 Northwestern Commencement – Sen. Barack Obama

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Gepubliceerd op 15 jul. 2008

 
Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) was on campus on June 16, 2006 to speak to Northwestern University’s Class of 2006 as part of the University’s Commencement.
 
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What a speech.
The way he humanizes politics and conveys the importance of social awareness and pursuing ones passions above ones mere short-sited desires.
This man will go down in the history books as one of the greatest Presidents, as well as human beings, of all time.
Listen e.g. at minute 7 and 16 of the speech and e.g. 27
 
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11 Policeman Steals Kid’s Chocolate Prank

3 apr. 2018

Like stealing candy from a baby. Only this is a policeman, chocolate, and a kid… these Montreal pedestrians will stop at nothing to keep this kid’s chocolate safe!

Current page

Humbling

“You cared about me”

Words of wisdom

Confucius

Reflections on Life

Bryan Stevenson