Quote of the Day

Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues – including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
 
Ban Ki-moon

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Irenic
 
Pronunciation: /eye-REN-ik/
 
Defintion: (adj, noun)
 
1) favoring, conducive to, or operating toward peace, moderation, or conciliation
 
2) aiming or aimed at peace.
 
3) a part of Christian theology concerned with reconciling different denominations and sects.
 
Etymology: mid 19th century: from Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē ‘peace.’

Quote of the Day

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
 
Buddha