Life Philosophy Essay

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Life Philosophy
The meaning of life is to give life meaning
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Life Philosophy of John Wooden
Even a fool knows you can't reach the stars, but that doesn't stop a wise man from trying.
"You can't make someone Else's choices.
You shouldn't let someone else make yours."
Life Philosophy of Gen. Colin Powell
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men.
We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Life Philosophy of Benjamin Disraeli
When an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it...
Life Philosophy of Rosalind Russell
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
To live a creative
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This stimulated and shaped Rizal’s life phylosophy to be to contain if not eliminate these social ills.

Educational Philosophy

Rizal’s concept of the importance of education is clearly enunciated in his work entitled Instruction wherein he sought improvements in the schools and in the methods of teaching. He maintained that the backwardness of his country during the Spanish ear was not due to the Filipinos’ indifference, apathy or indolence as claimed by the rulers, but to the neglect of the Spanish authorities in the islands. For Rizal, the mission of education is to elevate the country to the highest seat of glory and to develop the people’s mentality. Since education is the foundation of society and a prerequisite for social progress, Rizal claimed that only through education could the country be saved from domination.

Rizal’s philosophy of education, therefore, centers on the provision of proper motivation in order to bolster the great social forces that make education a success, to create in the youth an innate desire to cultivate his intelligence and give him life eternal.

Religious Philosophy

Rizal grew up nurtured by a closely-knit Catholic family, was educated in the foremost Catholic schools of the period in the elementary, secondary and college levels; logically, therefore, he should have been a propagator of strictly Catholic traditions. However, in later life, he

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