It's my belief that individuals have been quoted since mankind first developed spoken language... and not just those who were considered wise either. Here are 10 quotes to inspire you to work towards being a better person.
"You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful." -Marie Curie
Queen Elizabeth I, the last of the Tudor Monarchs, daughter to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was born September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, England. Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree, a slave in Hurley, New York. While her exact date of birth is unknown, it's believed to have been around 1797.
Throughout history, beads have been used for spiritual/devotional purposes, as worry beads, gaming beads, for medicinal purposes, and as a form of currency. They're considered to be one of the oldest forms of trade in history.