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PREFACE Quotation is a phrase or passage from a book or speech etc., remembered and repeated, usually with an acknowledgment of its source. Quotations are wisdom in crystal form, as in the words of Benjamin Disraeli, “the wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.” Hence, we can happily call the quotation as an immortal saying that will enlighten, educate, entertain, support and encourage our personal growth.
Quotations are enjoyed not merely for own pleasure’s sake, but can be used to add sparkle to your articles, essays, book, speech, or even everyday talk. A well turned phrase or a striking wit can create ripples of enjoyment or laughter in an otherwise dull atmosphere or stale party. A good book of quotations is always a pleasure. This book contains a collection of nearly 5000 quotations and proverbs meticulously selected from the best possible sources, ancient as well as modern. These quotations include the most celebrated lines from Shakespeare and other literary classics, the Bible, the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Ramayana, and from the sayings and writings of the great men like Buddha, Guru Nanak, and besides these, of some unknown but thoughtful writers, too. I owe a large debt to many authors, writers and publishers, whose quotations I have freely used with their names, and to them my acknowledgments are still due. Finally, a special word of sincere thanks to my dear niece Priyanka Choudhry for her general assistance with proofreading. Should you discover any error in this book, please write to the publisher or contact at email@example.com.
- Radharaman Agarwal
✤✤✤ HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
T his book has been planned and organised with much care to enhance effect in your self-worth, self-growth, self-confidence and, above all, self-improvement that will help you stay positive on all occasions.
A wide range of subjects are grouped together for quotes containing similar words, or themes – for example, Ability, intelligence and talent, action and deeds, appreciation and approval, character and personality, compliment and praise and so on. Each subject bears the code number. Quotations are arranged subject-wise (with code number) and the subjects arranged alphabetically. The subject index given at the beginning directs you to specific topic with the page numbers on which they appear. Now you can easily select an appropriate quotation for use on almost any subject.
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Subjects grouped together for quotes containing similar themes
Subject Code : 1. 4. 5. 12. 15. 16. 35. 47. 48. 61. 110. 133. 134. Ability, Intelligence and Talent Accomplishment and Achievement Action and deeds Aim and Ambition Appreciation and Approval Argument, Disagreement and Compromise Books and Diaries Chaos and Order Character and Personality Compliment And Praise Education, Learning and Teaching Fault and mistake Feelings and emotions - Some Specific (A) Anger (B) Anticipation (C) Bitterness (D) Boredom (E) Envy (F) Fear (G) Forgiveness (H) Grief and Loss (I) Guilt (J) Happiness (K) Hate (L) Hope (M) Inferiority (N) Jealousy (O) Loneliness (P) Pride (Q) Revenge (R) Sadness (S) Shame Page 01 04 05 14 16 16 28 35 35 50 82 102 105-122 105 107 108 108 108 108 110 111 112 113 115 117 118 118 119 120 120 121 122
147. 149. 164. 168. 185. 198. 204. 217. 218. 228. Giving and helping others Goal, Objective, Obstacles and Solution Home, House and housework Humanity, human nature and human soul Inspiration and motivation Knowledge and wisdom Leader and leadership Love and affection Luck and opportunity Mental health issues : (A) Anxiety (B) Breakdown (C) Depression (D) Neurosis and Psychosis (E) Sanity and Insanity Pain and suffering Self and selfishness Success and failure Writer and writing 135 139 156 161 177 191 203 219 224 241-243 241 242 242 243 243 285 366 397 439
282. 368. 409. 470.
Ability / 01 Absence, Absent / 04 Acceptance / 04 Accomplishment / 04 Achievement / 04 Action / 05 Adaptability / 07 Admiration / 08 Adversity / 08 Advertising / 09 Advice / 10 Affection / 223 Age and ageing / 11 Aim / 14 Ambition / 14 Angel / 15 Anger / 105 Anticipation / 107 Anxiety / 241 Appearance / 15 Appreciation / 16 Approval / 16 Argument / 16 Art and artist / 18 Aspiration / 19 Attitude / 19 Avarice / 20 Awareness / 20 Blessing / 26 Blind / 26 Bliss / 26 Boast / 26 Body / 27 Bold (ness) / 27 Books / 28 Boredom / 108 Borrowing / 29 Bravery / 30 Breakdown / 242 Brevity / 30 Brotherhood / 30 Business / 31
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Capitalism / 32 Care / 32 Caution / 32 Chance / 32 Change / 33 Challenge / 34 Chaos / 35 Character / 35 Charity / 39 Cheerfulness / 40 Child, Childhood and children/41 Choice / 44 Circumstance / 45 Civilization / 45 Clever / 47 Commitment / 47 Common sense / 47 Communication / 48 Communism / 49 Companionship / 49 Compliment / 50 Compromise / 17 Conceit / 51 Conduct / 51
Bachelor / 21 Beauty / 21 Belief / 24 Benevolence / 24 Biography / 25 Birds / 25 Birth / 25 Bitterness / 108
Confession / Confidence / Conscience / Contentment / Conversation / Courage / Courtesy / Coward / Creation and Creator / Crime / Critic and Criticism / Culture / Cunning / Curiosity / Custom / 52 55 55 57 57 58 59 60 60 61 61 63 63 63 64 Dog / Doing and doing nothing / Doubt / Dream / Dress / Drinking / Duty / 76 77 77 78 79 79 80
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Eating / 82 Economy / 82 Education / 82 Egoism and Egotism / 88 Eloquence / 88 Emancipation / 88 Encouragement / 89 Endurance / 89 Enemy / 89 Enthusiasm / 90 Envy / 108 Equality / 90 Error / 93 Eternity / 93 Events / 93 Evil / 93 Example / 94 Excess / 95 Excuse / 95 Experience / 96 Eyes / 97
Dance / 65 Danger / 65 Dead / 65 Death / 66 Debt / 68 Deceit / 69 Decision / 69 Deeds / 105 Delay / 69 Delight / 70 Democracy / 70 Depression / 242 Desire / 71 Destiny / 71 Determination / 72 Devil / 72 Diaries / 29 Difficulty / 72 Dignity / 73 Diplomacy / 73 Disagreement / 17 Discipline / 74 Discontent / 75 Discretion / 75 Dishonest / 76 Divine / 76
Face / 98 Failure / 396 Faith / 98 Fame / 99 Family / 100 Fate and fatalism / 102 Fault / 102 Fear / 108 Feelings and emotions – General / 104
– Some specific ‘A’ to ‘S’/105-122 Flag / 123 Flattery / 123 Flower / 124 Fools / 124 Forgiveness / 110 Fortune / 126 Freedom / 127 Friend and friendship / 128 Future / 131 Honesty / 158 Honour / 159 Hope / 117 Hospitality / 160 House / 157 Housework / 158 Humanity / 161 Human Nature / 162 Human Soul and God / 163 Humility / 163 Humour / 164 Husband / 165 Hypocrisy / 166
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Garden / 133 Generation gap / 133 Generosity / 133 Genius / 134 Giving / 135 Glory / 137 Goal / 137 God / 139 Good (ness) / 142 Government / 143 Gratitude / 144 Greatness / 145 Grief and loss / 111 Guest / 147 Guilt / 112 Guts / 147
Ideas / 167 Idealist / 168 Idleness / 169 Ignorance / 170 Imagination / 171 Imitation / 172 Immortality / 172 Impossible / 174 Independence / 174 Individuality / 175 Inferiority / 118 Ingratitude / 176 Injustice / 177 Inspiration / 177 Intellect (ual) / 178 Intelligence / 02 Interest / 180 Intolerance / 180 Invention / 180
Habit / 148 Happiness / 113 Hate / 115 Healing / 150 Health / 149 Heart and Head / 151 Heaven and Hell / 152 Helping others / 136 Hero / 154 History / 155 Holiness / 156 Home / 156
Jealosy / 118 Jest / 182 Joy / 182 Judge / 183 Judgement / 184 Just and justice / 185
lying / 209 Life / 211 Light / 216 Listening / 217 Literature / 218 Little / 219 Loneliness / 119 Loquacity / 219 Love / 219 Luck / 224
Mercy / Merit / Might / Milton. Laughter / 198 Law / 201 Lawyer / 202 Lazy. John / Mind / Minute / Miracle / Mirror / Miser / Misery / Misfortune / Mistake / Moderation / Modesty / Moment / Money / Moon / Morality / Morning / Mortality / Mother / Motivation / Motive / Music / Myself / Mystery /
244 244 245 245 245 249 249 250 250 250 250 103 251 252 253 254 257 257 259 259 260 178 261 262 264 264
Name / 265 Nation / 266 Nature / 266 Necessity / 268 Neighbour / 268 Neurosis and psychosis / 243 New / 269 News / 269 Newspaper / 270 Night / 270 Nightingale / 271 Nobility / 272 Noise / 272 Nonsense / 273 Nose / 273 Novelty / 273
Machine / Mad (ness) / Man / Manners / Marriage / Medicine Melancholy / Memories and memory / Men and women / Mental health issues / 227 227 228 232 233 236 237 238 240 241
. Laziness / 203 Leader and leadership / 203 Learning / 84 Leisure / 205 Lending / 206 Liar / 207 Liberty / 207 Library / 209 Lie.xii
Kind (ness) / King / Kiss / Knowledge / 187 188 189 191
Labour / 196 Language / 197 Laugh.
Philosopher / 302 Please / 304 Pleasure / 304 Poem / 305
Poet / 306 Poetry / 307 Politeness / 308 Politics. Puritan / 333
Quality / Quarrel / Question And Answer / Quotation / 335 335 336 336
Rain and rainbow / 338 Reading / 339
Oath / 274 Obedience / 274 Objective / 138 Obligation / 275 Obstacles / 139 Obstinacy / 275 Occupation / 275 Offence / 276 Office and Officer / 276 Old / 276 Open Mind / 278 Opinion / 278 Opportunity / 225 Optimism and Pessimism / 280 Oratory / 283 Order / 35 Originality / 283 Others / 284
Pain and suffering / 285 Painting / 287 Paradise / 288 Parents / 288 Parting / 289 Passion / 290 Past / 291 Patience / 292 Patriotism / 294 Peace and peace of mind / 296 Pen / 298 People / 298 Perfection / 300 Perseverance / 301 Personality / 38 Pessimism / 282 Philosophy. Politician / 309 Population / 311 Positive / 311 Poverty / 312 Power. Power of Mind / 314 Practice / 316 Praise / 50 Prayer / 316 Preaching / 318 Prejudice / 319 Present / 320 Press / 320 Price / 321 Pride / 120 Principle / 321 Prison / 322 Problems / 323 Procrastination / 324 Progress / 325 Promise / 326 Property / 327 Prosperity / 109 Prudence / 328 Psychology / 329 Public and public opinion / 331 Publicity / 331 Pun / 332 Punctuality / 332 Punishment / 333 Pure.
Esteem / 369 Self .Praise / 372 Self .Actualization / Self .Concept / 368 Self .Love / 371 Self.Reproach / 373 Self .Sacrifice / 374 Self .xiv
Reality / 341 Reason / 342 Reform / 343 Refusal / 344 Regret / 345 Rejoice / 345 Relationship / 345 Religion / 346 Repentance / 349 Reputation / 350 Resolution / 351 Respect / 351 Responsibility / 351 Rest / 352 Result / 352 Revenge / 120 Revolution / 353 Reward / 354 Rich / 354 Right and Wrong / 356 Rights / 356 Risk / 357 Romance / 357 Rome / 357 Rose / 358 Rumour / 359 Self.Satisfaction / 374 Senses / 374 Service / 375 Sex / 375 Shakespeare / 376 Shame / 122 Shelley.Reliance / 372 Self.Confidence / 368 Self .Improvement / 370 Self . Percy Bysshe / 377 Silence / 377 Simplicity / 380 Sin / 380 Sincerity / 381 Sky : / 382 Slavery / 382 Sleep / 383 Smile / 383 Snow / 384 Socialism / 385 Solitude / 385 Solution / 139 Song / 386 Sorrow / 387 Soul / 388 Speech / 389 Stars / 391 Statesman / 392 Strength / 392 Struggle / 393 Style / 393 Success and failure / 393 Suicide / 397 Sun / 398 Sunday / 398
Sacrifice / Sadness / Safety / Sanity and insanity / Saint / Salt / Salvation / Scholar / Science / Sea / Secret / Seeing / Self and Selfishness / Self .Respect / 374 Self .Knowledge / 370 Self .Awareness / 360 121 360 243 360 361 362 362 362 364 364 365 366 367 367
.Control / 368 Self .
Will-Power / Wind / Winner and Loser / Wisdom / Wise / Wish and wisher / Wit / Wit and humour / Wonder / Words / Work and workforce / World / Writer and writing / 423 423 425 425 426 427 427 427 165 428 428 429 193 429 429 430 431 432 433 435 436 437
Ugliness / 414 Understanding / 414 Unhappiness / 414 Union / 415 Unity 415 Universe / 415 University / 416 Unknown / 416
Year / Yesterday / Young / Youth / 440 440 440 440
Valentine / Value / Vanity / Verdict / Vice / 417 417 417 418 418
Zeal / 442
Suspicion / 399 Swearing / 399 Sympathy / 399 Victory / Violence / Virtue / Vision / Voice / 419 419 420 421 422
Tact / 400 Talent / 03 Talk / 400 Taste / 402 Taxes / 402 Teaching / 86 Tears / 402 Temptation / 403 Thinking / 404 Thoughts / 405 Time / 407 Time Management / 409 Today and Tomorrow / 409 Tolerance / 410 Tongue / 411 Travel / 411 Tree / 412 Trouble / 412 Trust / 413 Truth / 52
Wants / War / Water / Weakness / Wealth / Weather / Wedding / Welcome / Wife / Will.
. . Ability is of little account without opportunity. . .Napoleon Bonaparte We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing. 4.
9. Ability.Elbert Hubbard Ability may get you to the top. . while others judge us by what we have already done. but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test. .
5. .Dale Carnegie The Difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.John Wooden
3.Longfellow As we advance in life.Francis Bacon Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.James Froude Natural abilities are like natural plants that need pruning by study.Mahatma Gandhi It is a fine thing to have ability.
. Intelligence and Talent
(A) Ability :
1. but it takes character to keep you there. we learn the limits of our abilities.
7. . 2.Downloaded from www.lifebooks4all.blogspot. .Cicero The man who can speak acceptable is usually given credit for ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses.com Book of Quotations # 01
Vauvenargues 18. An intelligent man never snubs anybody. . .Joseph Whitney 15. . What is an intelligent man ? A man who enters with case and completeness into the spirit of things and the intention of persons. and somehow tie the hog on one end of the plank. and who arrives at an end by the shortest route. we call it intelligence. if we do the same thing for the same reason.John Dewey 14.Frederic Amiel 16. . . Intelligence is a quickness to apprehend as a distinct from ability. Every child ought to be more intelligent than his parent. A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything. .Samuel Johnson
(B) Intelligence :
11. This intelligence. we call it instinct. which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.Willy Cuppy 12. The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt. The intelligence is proved not by ease of learning but by understanding what we learn.Alfred North Whitehead 13.02 # Book of Quotations
10. . . They would get a long plank.Clarence Darrow
. .Bertrand Russell 17. Then they guess the weight of the stone. put it over a cross-bar.testing business reminds me the way they used to weigh hogs in Texas. They’d search all around till they found a stone that would balance the weight of the hog and they’d put that one the other end of the plank. If an animal does something.
If I cannot carry forests on my back. The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. . industry will supply their deficiency.William Hazlitt 22. The real tragedy of life is not in being limited to one talent. .Emerson 20. If you have great talents. Work 23. They for use were made. . Neither can you crack a nut. .Sir Joshna Reynolds 27. If you have but moderate abilities. he has gloriously succeeded.Book of Quotations # 03
(C) Talent :
19. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it.Goethe 21. . What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. What’s a sundial in the shade? .Thomas Wolfe 26.Edgar W. Talents differ. he has partly failed.Benjamin Franklin 25. Talent is developed in retirement : character is formed in the rush of the world.Erica Jong 24. That on talent which is death to hide. Everyone has talent. industry will improve them. . If he has talent and uses half of it. . but in the failure to use the one talent.Holmes 28. . Men of talent are men for occasions.Milton : Sonnet : On His Blindness
. . If a man has talent and cannot use it. all is well and wisely put. he has failed. Hide not your talents. and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever knew.
. . Absence makes the heart grow fonder.Ouida The absent are always in the wrong.Samuel Johnson The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity. we must accept them and be at peace with them. but present in spirit.Phillippe Destouches Absent in body. the tenderest love requires to be renewed by intervals of absence. . Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.Carl Gustav Jung The greatest gift that yow can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. . Absence.H.Thomas H. Bayly Absence from whom we love is worse than death.Old Testament
4.D. 6. . 4.Helen Keller
. 2. . .William James It is no good casting out devils. Acceptance
1. 3. . but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. I long to accomplish a great and noble task. . .
3. .William Cowper The joy of life is variety. Absent
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2. Lawrence We cannot change anything until we accept it.
3. Accomplishment and Achievement
1. They belong to us.
Thomas Fuller Nobody can become perfect by merely ceasing to act. prepare prayerfully. .Swami Dayanand He who knows both action and knowledge. .
5.Rajneesh You should not measure your success by what you have accomplished. . Actions speak louder than words. but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. with action overcomes death and with knowledge reaches immortality.
5.Bhagawad Gita Let not the fruits of action be the motive of your actions. You must be able to attach something to yourself that you can claim as mine: my achievement. . .Robert F.English Proverb The actions of men are like the index to a book.
Through Achievement the ego is fulfilled. 4. so you must achieve something.Isa Upanishad
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. . Action and deeds
4. .Cliare Staples Lewis Four steps to achievement: plan purposefully. . . pursue persistently. . they point out what is most remarkable in them. proceed positively.Rig Veda Unrighteous deeds gradually undermine the very foundations of happiness. otherwise you might be disappointed and leave the path of right action. Kennedy
3.William Arthur Ward Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
An action is the perfection and publication of thought. . . Lowell
15.Thomas Henry Huxley Do what you can with what yow have where you are. I see and I remember. but action. .Emerson 11. . 8. . . .Pablo Picasso 12. The basis of action is lack of imagination.Chinese Proverb
. . that’s how I get to do them. Theirs not to reason why.06 # Book of Quotations
7. is a failure. Theirs but to do and die.Arnold J. the more leisure we have. I do and I understand. It is the last recourse of those who know not how to dream. but to do what lies clearly at hand. which does not go into action. . it must be preceded by thought. 9.Tennyson : The Charge of the Light Brigade 13. the more busy we are. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance. Toynbee
10. The great end of life is not knowledge.Oscar Wilde 16.Thomas Carlyle 18.Hazlitt 14 Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.Jawaharlal Nehru 17.J. I hear and I forget. . The more we do. .Theodore Roosevelt A life. Right action cannot come out of nothing. I am always doing things I can’t do.R. Theirs not to make reply. the more we can do. .
2. Our deeds determine us. A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself the vessel that contains it. . . Adaptability
1. .Pascal 24. We live in deeds.
3. How for that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.Philip James Bailey 21. would one desire to live a hundred years. Only for performing noble deeds. . We should count time by heart throbs. not figures on a dial. .Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice 23. so perfection can never be more than transitory. feels the noblest.George Eliot 20.Ravindra Nath Tagore
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19. than the hell of thinking and doubting. as much as we determine our deeds. not years. in thoughts.Rig Veda 22. .Chinese Prones Perfection seems to be nothing more than a complete adaptation to the environment. The whole worth of a kind deed lies in the love that inspires it. Somerset Maugham The undisciplined mind is far better adapted to the confused world in which we live today than the streamlined mind. He most lives who thinks most. in persuasion of divine ordained duties. . but the environment is constantly changing. Deeds are better. acts the best.The Talmud 25. Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed. .
. however cruel they may be. .W.
.Seneca Excessive charity.Anonymous There is no education like adversity. like the toad. . .Mahatma Gandhi
7.Francis Bacon Adversities strengthen the mind as labour does the body.
8. Adversity introduces a man to himself. Gantier
2. Wears yet a precious jewel in his head. ugly and venomous. . 7.T.
5. 6. Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.08 # Book of Quotations
4. . Which. . Admiration
1. . it’s the rubbing that brings out the shine. 2. to admire is to love with the mind.Billy Graham Sweet are the uses of adversity. 3. . .
8. .Shakespeare: As yow like it He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity. excessive penance and blind adherence to truth lead to adversity. Adversity and Prosperity
(A) Adversity :
1. You mustn’t expect to have everything exactly to your taste.
.Addison : The Spectator To love is to admire with the heart.Disraeli Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.Sukra Neeti When things get rough. . remember.
. Prosperity makes friends. Search for the seed of good in every adversity.J.Harry S. Advertising
1. when business is bad you’ve got to advertise. A jest’s prosperity lies in the ear. . get out of the kitchen. . scorn and arrogance. Prosperity doth best discover vice. . . seeming clear.Anonymous
9. Greater virtues are necessary in bearing good fortune than bad. Truman
10. .Syrus 17. . .La Rochefoucauld 16.John Webster 13.Shakespeare 12. adversity tries them.Book of Quotations # 09
. But seas do laugh. In prosperity let us take great care to avoid pride. show white. W. . In human life there is nothing which prospers to the end. . We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears. but adversity doth best discover virtue. when rocks are near.Euripides 15. Goethe 14.La Rochefoucauld 18.
If you can’t stand the heat. Prosperity doth bewitch men. . . When business is good it pays to advertise.Francis Bacon 19. Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity.Og Mandino
(B) Prosperity :
10. is the soul of an advertisement. .
. 7. it is a sure sign that he himself wants it.
4.Norman Douglas : South Wind The advertisement is one of the most interesting and difficult of modern literary forms. particularly if the goods are worthless. 3. .Josh Billings
2.Kin Hubbard You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. . Advice is seldom welcome. you don’t need advice.Lord Halifax Advice is a drug in the market. . but today he goes in the advertising game.Earl of Chesterfield Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. .Erica Jong If you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice.Samuel Johnson Advertising is 85 per cant confusion and 15 per cent commission. the supply always exceeds the demand. .
6. .Roger Devlin If a man loves to give advice. .Sinclair Lewis It used to be that a fellow went on the police force after everything else failed.Fred Allen Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods.10 # Book of Quotations
2. and those who want it the most always like it the least. .
5. .Aldous Huxley
4. . large promise. Advice
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6. do the job yourself.Shakespeare 15.German Proverb 12. . We do not count a man’s years.
7.Oscar wilde 11. do not advise too much. 9.Ancient Proverb 13. .La Rochefoucauld
10. . . but reserve thy judgement. and then going away and doing the exact opposite. .
Advice is like snow. . until he has nothing else to count. Take it from me.Vauvenargues
11. . but we do not inspire conduct. Baily We give advice.Samuel Taylor Coleridge Ask a woman’s advice. The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. but few thy voice. I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice. It is never of any use to oneself.G. Do it and others will follow. the longer it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind. Chesterton 14. though you like it not at present. and you’re sure to be wise.Jawaharlal Nehru 16. . Give help rather than advice. and whatever she advises.
8.K. Age and ageing
1. . .Phillip J.Thomas Moore The worst men often give the best advice. the softer it falls. Never give advice unless asked. . Give every man thine ear.Emerson
. Write down the advice of him who loves you. . take each man’s censure. do the very reverse.
A woman as old as she looks.
5.Shakespeare 11. and old age of spending. . old friends to trust. Browning Old men are children for a second time. and old authors to read. . Man has seven ages. Old wood best to burn.Schopenhauer In youth the days are short and the years are long. . It pays.Francis Bacon
. Your old man shall dream dreams. 8. . middle age of improving. .Aristophanes
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2. So is the beauty of an aged face. . Your young men shall see visions. . .
Youth is the time of getting.Mortimer Collins 10. A man is as old as he’s feeling.Old Testament 12.R. . in old age the years are short and the days are long. The last of life for which the first was made. The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty.
A fool at forty is a fool indeed. .
4. but woman has only one age. the next thirty supply the commentary on it.Joseph Campbell : The Old Woman 13.Anne Bradstreet The first forty years of life give us the text. after she is thirty-five.
6. .Hervey Allen Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.Panin Grow up as soon as you can.Edward Young 9.
7. As a white candle in a holy place. old wine to drink. .
would tell one anything.Book of Quotations # 13
14. By the time you’re eighty years old you’ve learned everything. .five on. she needs good looks.George Burns 19.Oscar Wilde 21.Malcolm De Chazal 17. The quality. .Shakespeare : Macbeth V. To grow older is a new venture in itself. the young know everything. the yellow leaf. From thirty. Goethe 16. From birth to age eighteen. . You only have to remember it. 3 22. . not the longevity. Forty is the old age of youth. it’s not the years in your life that count. hours quickly. A woman. One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better in the morning. . The old believe everything.aged suspect everything. she needs good cash. . It’s the life in your years. my way of life Is fall’n into the sear. Old age lives minutes slowly. . she needs a good personality. childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.Sophie Tucker 20.Martin Luther King.five to fifty. the middle.Bob Hope 18. 24. And in the end. Jr.five. fifty is the youth of old age. .J. . a girl needs good parents. I have lived long enough. From eighteen to thirty-five. who would tell one that.Abraham Lincoln
. From fifty.Victor Hugo 15. of one’s life is what is important.Oscar Wilde 23. . .W.
R. An aim in life is the only fortune worth.
(B) Ambition :
5. . by which sin the angels fell. .
8.N.Logan Pearsall Smith One who thinks in terms of silver. . Tagore
10.W. cannot act in terms of gold. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.Vauvenargues 12. and your feet on the ground. O Lord. begin at the lowest.Syrus
6. .Joseph Conrad : A Personal Record Peace begins where ambition ends. . . Keen ambition banishes pleasure. Keep your eyes on the stars. . and after that to enjoy it. 9. I climbed and. and reigns alone. Aim and Ambition
(A) Aim :
1. Edmund Young I had Ambition. All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.H. 7. step by step.Theodore Roosevelt
4. Ascended into Hell. from youth onwards.Henry G. Davies : Ambition Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven. . . . Weaver What is to be ended must be ended in this life.John Milton : Paradise Lost If you wish to reach the highest.Robert Louis Stevenson There are two things to aim at in life : first to get what you want.Rev.14 # Book of Quotations
12. . 2.
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers. but not a human being.William Blake
13. No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. but few have the gift of penetration.
3. for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. 4. . John Polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold.B. . Tagore One may smile and smile and be a villian. . 7.Book of Quotations # 15
11. 3. .R.
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest! . 2. .Chesterfield Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. . .Anonymous Judge not according to the appearance.Bible : St.G. Appearance
1. All that glitters is not gold.Aesop
5. . All men have eyes. .
6. .Shakespeare: Hamlet
In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.N.
8. .Anonymous It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.Machiavelli You may judge a flower or a butterfly by its looks. and not to the outward appearance.New Testament: Hebrews
14.Oscar wilde We should look to the mind.
Sincere appreciation is from the heart out. and no way has been found out of securing that.Jonathan Swift Discussion is an exchange of knowledge. but our own is worth a hundred of it. .16 # Book of Quotations
15. .Wayne Dyer We can secure other people’s approval if we do right and try hard. argument an exchange of ignorance. . As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation. .Dale Carnegie
2.Lao Tzu Give the liberty to know. 2. . and to argue freely according to conscience.
(B) Approval :
3. .Mark Twain
5. Argument is the worst sort of conversation.Voltaire Flattery is from the teeth out.
4. Disagreement and Compromise (A) Argument :
1. He who argues is not a good man. 4. Argument.Robert Quillen A good man does not argue. By appreciation we make excellence in others our own property.
. Appreciation and Approval
(A) Appreciation :
1. . to utter.Hans Selye People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most. .John Milton
3. above all liberties. .
J. .Victor Hugo Never argue at the dinner table.R. . Chesterton
(B) Disagreement :
8. He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. .
There is no greater nuisance in a country than an argumentative person.Golda Meir
. Lowell I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
10. but we can only persuade them by their own.Elbert Hubbard 15. for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument. It is the weak man who urges compromise.K. . The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.Book of Quotations # 17
5.Michel de Montaigne 11. .Joseph Joubert 12.Mahatma Gandhi
14.Rabindranath Tagore There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. . To be or not to be is not a question of compromise.Richard Whately
6. We may convince other by our argument. Either you be or you don’t be. .G. never the strong men. .
7. . 9.Edward Gibbon Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause. . . Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
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16. Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life.Ravindranath Tagore
7. The secret of life is an art.Jean Cocteau Fine art is that in which the hand. . 4. the artist has experienced. it is the transmission of feelings.William Blake. Art and artist
1. Keep me with stern and stubborn pride. follows nature. keep me still unsatisfied. . as it were. 9. 5.Jawaharlal Nehru Abstract truth may belong to science and metaphysics. .Dante
. as far as it is able. . From compromise and things half done.Oscar Wilde Art is the tree of life.Jehn Ruskin Art is not a handicraft. . thus your art must be.Louis Untermeyer : Prayer 17. . god’s grandchild. And when at last the fight is won.Sydney Smith
17. God.Longfellow Art is a marriage of the conscious and unconscious. .Jean Paul Richter Art is long and time is fleeting. All great alterations in human affairs are produced by compromise. as a pupil imitates his master. 6. . Art.
10. . Science is the tree of death. 3. but the world of reality belongs to Art. . . 2. the head and the heart of man go together.Leo Tolstoy Art is a faithful mirror of life and civilization of a period.
George Bernard Shaw 13. Art is the reproduction of what the senses perceive in through the veil of the soul.
19. . . The artist is a lover of nature.Ravindranath Tagore
18. It is more important than appearance. . than circumstances. .
.Book of Quotations # 19
11. Great artists have no country. Aspiration
1. than what people do or say. but as he is.
3.Alfred De Musset 15. .Charles Swindoll
2. .R.Hans Selye Attitude is more important than the past. The artist does not see things as they are.Alfred Tonnelle 14. .Patricia Neal Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. comforts me. than education. therefore he is her slave and her master. Attitude
1. giftedness. or skill. God made the world as an artist and that is why the world must learn from its artists. than money. Browning
2.Vannevar Bush What I aspired to be. And was not.Jhon Viscount Morley The scene changes but the aspirations of men of goodwill persist. . .Edgar Allan Poe 12. . You can not demonstrate an ambition or prove an aspiration. A strong positive mental altitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. .
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Human beings. Poverty wants much. but we can control the atmosphere of our minds. . 2. can change the outer aspects of their lives. Too often. Maxwell You can control your attitude toward what happens to you. Learn the art of being aware. Awareness
1.Earl Nightingale 6. by changing the inner attitudes of their minds.Joaquin Miller To look is one thing.William James
5. But to act on what you learn is all that really matters. Gardner
1. .Samuel Johnson
21. to observe and to know. We cannot control life’s difficult moments but we can choose to make life less difficult. but avarice everything.Brian Tracy
7. To understand what you see is a third. Too seldom we choose to control what we can–our attitude. our success depends upon our power to perceive. . and in that.John W.Syrus Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure and the second devoted to ambition. . .John C. we try to choose and control things we cannot. We cannot control the negative atmosphere of the world. isn’t it? . Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us. you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. . To learn from what you understand is still something else.
. . To see what you look at is another.
.Helen Rowland A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women.. .Anonymous A bachelor’s life is a splendid breakfast. must not be hoarded.
5.Anonymous A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.Helen Rowland
2. . . a tolerably flat dinner and a most miserable supper. . A thing of beauty is a joy for ever : Its loveliness increases. . .
6.L. But must be current. .H..
3. .John Milton The most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth.Oscar Wilde A bachelor feels terrible when sees many young girls in a time so little. it will never Pass into nothingness. Mencken By persistently remaining single a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation. and the good thereof Consists in mutual and partaken bliss.Book of Quotations # 21
1. For all beauty is truth.
4. and yet has the art to remain a bachelor. A bachelor is souvenir of some woman who found a better one at the last minute.
.John Keats Beauty is Nature’s Coin. Beauty
and all ye need to know.
“Beauty is truth. .Jane Seymour 12. . Beauty is the homage which Nature renders to the Supreme Master of the universe. Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. The beauty of things was born before eyes and sufficient to itself. and the first it takes away.” . Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. Beauty in things exists merely in the mind. Browning
. Beauty.Ambrose Bierce 11.Thomas Campbell 9. Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character. If eyes were made for seeing.Robinson Jeffers 10.22 # Book of Quotations
4. .bereaking beauty Will remain when there is no heart to break for it. truth beauty. and each mind perceives a different beauty.Emerson 16. the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. . .Khalil Gibran 7. which contemplates them. .The Mother 8.Mere 13. .that is all Ye know an earth. You get about the best thing God invents. If you get simple beauty and naught else. .R. . then beauty is its own excuse for being. .Charles Reade 14. . Beauty’s tears are lovelier than her smiles.Confucious 15. Beauty is the first present Nature gives to women. .John Keats 5. .David Hume 6. a simile is its sword. Beauty is power. the heart .
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. and every thing beside Seemed like the fleeting image of a shade. They must be felt with the heart. Remember that the most beantiful things in the world are the most useless.John Ruskin
. . . True beauty consists in purity of heart. . .Fronz Kafka 26. . Give me but one brief day of perfect beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. peacocks and lilies.Pascal 23. . What is beautiful is good and who is good will soon be beautiful.Ravindranath Tagore 22. . for example.. . We are conscious of beauty when there is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.Shelley 25.Sappho 18.Ninon De L’ englos 24. and I will answer for the days that follow. Is she kind as she is fair? For beauty lives with kindness. . Gandhi 21.Shakespeare 19. but that which is good is always beautiful.. . her beauty made The bright world dim.K.Book of Quotations # 23
17. That which is striking and beautiful is not always good.Helen Keller 20.M. .
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know. Benevolence
1. . for so it goes.Robert Frost : The Black Cottage Man is made by his belief.Charlie Chaplin
25. . so he is. why abandon a belief. you most assuredly won’t.Denis Waitley Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad. Augustine 8.R. but believe that you may understand. I believe because it is impossible. .Dinah Mulock Craik If you believe you can. and not a doubt It will turn true again. Merely because it ceases to be true? Cling to it long enough. You have to belive in yourself. A man bears belief. .Mencius
.Tertullian 10. As he believes. you won’t.
6. Even when I was in the orphanage. you probably can.Samuel Johnson 9. 5.
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24. 3. . 7.St.W. I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world. because they have never deceived us. . It you believe. . For. . as a tree bears apples. . dear me.Francis Bacon
4. Emerson Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear. . .Bhagwad Gita We are born believing. Belief
1. Benevolence is the tranquil habitation of man and righteousness is his straight path.
R. is a secret of Nature. .William Blake Birds of a feather will gather together.
2.Marcus Aurelius Naked came I out of my mother’s womb.Cervantes Biography is the most universally pleasant and profitable of all reading. Birth
Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself. .George Herbert
2. For that which is born death is certain. and naked shall I return thither.Old Testament
2. Therefore grieve not over that which is unavoidable. . and for the dead birth is certain. . nothing but biography for that is life without theory.Robert Burton.
28. like death.
3. . 3. . .W.Book of Quotations # 25
.Thomas Carlyle Read no history. Then the Parson might preach. One bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. . . and drink and sing. but only biography.Disraeli There is properly no history. And we’dbe as happy as birds in the spring. Birds
1.George Meredith Doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea. Biography
27. .Bhagvad Gita Birth. .
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting.Alexander Pope For frantic boast and foolish word Thy mercy on Thy People.Erasmus They be blind leaders of the blind. . .Thomas Fuller It was a dream of perfect bliss. . Bayly It is folly to be wise where ignorance is a bliss. .Wordsworth There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
.New Testament : Matthew A blind man will not thank you for a looking glass.26 # Book of Quotations
4.eyed man is king.Rudyard Kipling He who prides himself upon wealth and honour hastens his own downfall.New Testament : Matthew I had most need to blessing. And if the blind leads the blind. Blind
3. 2. Lord ! . . Boast
1. . and “Amen’’ Stuck in my throat. . 2.H. both shall fall into the ditch. .
29. In the country of the blind the one . Tap beautiful to last. Blessing
1.T. . .Shakespeare : Macbeth
30. 5. Blessed is he that eometh in the name of the Lord. Bliss
.Lin Yutang Every particle of human body is a symbol of universal existence. . 4.Book of Quotations # 27
3. a sick body is a prison.Rev. O earth. Brandeis Fortune befriends the bold. Bold (ness)
3. A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul. at home. Where’er we roam.Shri Ram
2. 2. What ! alive.
34. their functions and actions. His first. .Reg Veda The body is like a tortoise that lies inactive in the pit of longings without making an effort for release.Jefferson If anything is scared. there dignity begins.Shelley If we would guide by the light of reason. . best country ever is. .Louis D. the human body is sacred. .Francis Bacon : The Advancement of Learning No knowledge can be more satisfactory to a man than that of his own frame.Oliver Goldsmith Where boasting ends. and so bold. Body
1. .Walt Whitman Any good practical philosophy must star out with the recognition of our having body. Edward Young
4. we must let our minds be bold. .
Such is the patriot’s boast. its parts.
6. . .
5. Mc Carthy
35.T. . excepting only savage nations.Martin Tupper A book that furnishes no quotation is.
5. .J. no book . but his books were read.Shakespeare : Macbeth By boldness great fears are cancealed.
6. others to be swallowed. the same today and for ever.blood of a master spirit. That is all.John Milton There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book.Voltaire Some books are to be tasted.Samuel Johnson A book is a success when people who haven’t read it pretend they have. .
2. . embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. Books and Diaries
3. Who dares do more is none. is governed by books. . .
4.Oscar Wilde A good book is the best of friends. .Lucan In desperate matters the boldest counsels are the safest. me judic. be bold and be sensible. . . .
6. and some few to be chewed and digested. I hope it may be said : “His sins were scarlet. . 7. Peacock Books without the knowledge of life are useless. Books are well written or badly written.it is a plaything.
To have begun is half the job.
.Francis Bacon When I am dead.Horace I dare do all that may become a man. 9.Hilaire Belloc : On His Book A good book is the precious life .
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4.Livy All the known world.L. 7. .
It’s the good girls who keep the diaries.Benjamin Franklin
. the books of the hour. My books are friends.Pablo Picasso 19. Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.J.John Ruskin 14. an orchard. that never fail me.Thomas Carlyle 16. Borrowing
1. . Leigh Hunt 15. . . .Henry Ward Beecher 17. and the books of all time. . He that goes on borrowing goes on sorrowing .Charles Lamb 13.Thomas De Quincy 11. . When I am not walking. It is one of the misfortunes of life that one must read thousands of books only to discover that one need not have read them. A book is a garden. . a storehouse. a counselor.Book of Quotations # 29
10. A room without books is a body without a soul. .Cicero 12. Books think for me. It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young. I am reading.Anatole France
18. The only books I have in my library are those that other folks have lent me.Tallulah Bankhead
36. and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. a company by the way. .H. . for no one ever returns them. a party. the bad girls never have the time. I love to lose myself in other men’s minds. All books are divisible into two classes. I cannot sit and think. Never lend books. a multitude of counselors.
.. .. . ....Henrik Ibsen Neither borrower nor a lender be : For loan oft losses both itself and friend. 3.. they talk to save it. Brevity
1.....Shakespeare : Hamlet Few words are best..30 # Book of Quotations
38.. Since brevity is the soul of wit.. moral bravery is a much higher and truer courage. .
3.... I will be brief.Ray The more ideas a man has. the fewer words he takes to express them.Bruce Barton
2.....Edwin Markham The Romans were like brothers. Wise men do not talk to kill time. Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.. .... And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Brotherhood
1. ... is Brotherhood.
Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.Shakespeare : Hamlet
37.. The crest and crowning of all good.Samuel Johnson True bravely is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world. ..... Bravery
1. . .La Rochefoucauld Physical bravery is an animal instinct.... .. 2... ..Macaulay
2.. Life’s final star. In the brave days of old.
.Peter Drucker The business of government is to keep the government out of business .
9.Izaak Walton Business is other people’s money. It won’t mix with anything but business. .Charles E. Business
1. it should know neither love nor hate.Elbert Hubbard Business should be like religion and science. .
8. .that is.J.marketing and innovations.Book of Quotations # 31
3. . not taking things so seriously.
To have love of humanity without mere sentimentality. . .Woodrow Wilson Business without profit is not business any more than a pickle is a candy.Madame De Girardin Business is like oil. We demand that big business give people a square deal. That which is everybody’s business is nobody’s business.
7.Samuel Butler Every great man of business has got somewhere a touch of the idealist in him.Charles F. Hughes
5. Graham The art of winning in business is in working hard. . Abbott Business has only two basic functions . . unless business needs government aid.Theodore Roosevelt
1. And as silently steal away.
3. . that infest the day.Longfellow : The Day is Done Providence has given us hope and sleep is a compensation for the many cares of life. Chance
1. and could never have existed if labour had not first existed. .
44. created by labour of the worker.
1. Shall fold their tents.Abraham Lincoln
2. Caution is the eldest child of wisdom. is to sleep with a pack on your back. oppresses the worker by undermining the small proprietor and creating an army of the unemployed.Voltaire To carry care to bed. sign nothing without reading it.Anatole France
. like the Arabs. .
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41. .Spanish Proverb The cautious seldom err. .Confucius
3.Victor Hugo Drink nothing without seeing it. And the cares. 2. Capitalism
1. .Nikolai Lenin Capital is only the fruit of labour. And the night shall be filled with music. Capital. . Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when He did not want to sign. .
La Rochefoucauld No fact in human nature is more characteristic than its willingness to live on a chance. .Thoreau The change itself is nothing when we have made it. . nothing can exist without a cause.George Bernard Shaw Chance is a word void of sense.
.M.William James What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. .Tennyson Things do not change. The old order changeth. 3.Aldous Huxley Chance makes us known to others and to ourselves. Lest one good custom should corrupt the world. the next wish is to change again.
4.F. . We don’t think of what usually happens and what is also a happy solution : things do not change. .Hal Stabbins
2. But you can channel them your way. . another Newton.
And among that billion minus one Might have chanced to be Shakespeare. by and by our wishes change. Never lose a chance it doesn’t come every day. Change
5. .Marcel Proust You can’t change people.
5. 4. Voltaire
3.Book of Quotations # 33
2. . we change. a new Doone – But the One was Me.Samuel Johnson We believe we can change things according to our wishes because that’s the only happy solution we can see. . yielding place to new And God fulfils himself in many ways.
B. . Progress is impossible without change. . rejuvenate ourselves.The Mother
46. but it is in us to control its content and direction. Dreams can often become challenging but challenges are what we live for.Goethe 12.Robert F.Jawahar Lal Nehru
7. . . What is history indeed but a record of change. Change yourself if you wish to change the world. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do.
.Travis White I am looking for a lot of men with infinite capacity for not knowing what cannot be done. Shaw 11. and those who were down go up and those who were up go down. but we can not shape the world to our will.G.
There are many things in this world we would like to change. And if there had been no changes in the past. renew. But change is its motivator and change has its enemies.
3. Progress is a nice word. Kennedy 10. . The wheel of change moves on.Indira Gandhi 13.Henry Ford Don’t limit yourself. and who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. Change is inevitable. .Mary Kay Ash
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6. there would have been little of history to write.
Everything changes continually. We must always change.Rabindranath Tagore 9. .Mahatma Gandhi 8. otherwise we harden. You can go as far as your mind lets you. . . . .
Henry Brooks Adams
2.Alexander Pope A place for everything and everything in its place.George Santayana Chaos often breeds life. and like most great things. Sheen
(B) Order :
4. . . and to cultivate our personal life. they are matters of education. we must cultivate our personal life. when order breeds habit. 6.Old Testament Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. . . to put the family in order.
3. Character is what you are in the dark. 2. Order is Heaven’s first law. Moody Character is not in the mind. we must put the family in order. 7.Book of Quotations # 35
48.William King Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct. It is in the will.Samuel Smiles Beauty from order springs . And the earth was without form and void. we must first set our hearts right. and darkness was upon the face of the deep. . . you must cultivate a taste for them. . .Benjamin Disraeli To put the nation in order. . Character and Personality
(A) Character :
8. Chaos and Order
(A) Chaos :
8. it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty. But in ourselves. the tree is the real thing. and to win not battles and provinces.Eleanor Roosevelt Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow.Montaigne 11.
9. . and that which he thinks he has. .Barfoe Character is a by .Longfellow : The Poets
5.Woodrow Wilson Character building begins in our infancy and continues until death.product. It is noblest possession of man.Abraham Lincoln Every man has three characters– that which he exhibits.
10. Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng. Then you begin to live.
Character is a diamond which scratches every other stone. . The shadow is what we think of it. The crown and glory of life is character.Alphonse Karr Fame is what you have taken. . Character’s what you give. .G. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. It is our duty to compose our character.Bayard Taylor Not in the clamour of the crowded street. . but order and tranquility for our conduct of life. 4.36 # Book of Quotations
3. .Samuel Smiles
. . are triumph and defeat.
6. It exercises a greater power than wealth and secures all the honour without the jealousies of fame.
7. When to this truth you waken. Boardman 12. . that which he has. not to compose books. . Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character.
. The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people rather than the form of its government.Book of Quotations # 37
13. but the deterioration of character goes on with compound interest. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened. A man of character will make himself worthy of position he is given. Rajgopalachari 19.Thomas C. . . . Talent is nurtured in solitude. There is no substitute for beauty of mind and strength of character. Education for its object that is formation of charactrer.Goethe 16.Rabindranath Tagore
. ambition inspired. . . .Mahatma Gandhi 23.C.John Wooden 14.Helen Keller 15. and success achieved. . Haliburton 18. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. . Character. . not technicalities. character. not brain. not trade.Winston Churchill 20. will count at the crucial moment.Herbert Spencer 21. character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.J. The loans that we take from foreign countries carry simple interest. All your scholarship would be in vain it at the same time you do not build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and actions. Allen 22. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.Mahatma Gandhi 17. The first duty of a university is to teach wisdom. .
I do not dare to draw a line Between the two. In men whom men condemn as ill I find so much of goodness still. The real John.O. In men whom men pronounce divine I find so much of sin and blot. Of Caesar’s hand and Plato’s brain. John’s ideal John.38 # Book of Quotations
24. Truthfulness is a corner stone of character and if it is not firmly laid in youth. Thomas’s ideal John. Schwab : Ten commandments of Success
. Holmes 31.W.Anonymous 28. nor John’s John. There are three Johns : 1. where God has not. . 3. Of Lord Christ’s heart and Shakespeare’s strain. does character develop? . never the real one. Of the seven stars and the solar year. When character is lost.Emerson 30. . indeed. Intellect without character is likely to be dangerous. known only to his Maker. . all lost ! . nothing is lost. Personality is to man what perfume is to a flower.Jackson Davis 26.Joaquin Miller
(B) Personality :
29. never the real John. something is lost. but often very unlike either.Charles M. and often very unlike him.Jawaharlal Nehru 25. When wealth is lost. there will ever after be a weak spot in the foundation. Character must be kept bright as well as clean. I am the owner of the sphere. . 2. When health is lost. . . but what is character without intellect? How.Lord Chesterfield 27.
.Salvador Maddi 33.Victor Hugo
5. Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven. But which is the real one? All of them or none ? . Charity
1.Sir Thomas Browne With malice toward none.William Somerset Maugham 34. . Personality is indefinable thing. 4. 2. . The meeting . March 4. Nehru
49. . both are transformed. When I give.
6. I recognize that I am made up of several persons and that the person that at the moment has the upper hand will inevitably give place to another. . a strange force that has power over the souls of men. .Walt Whitman : Song of Myself That charity which longs to publish itself. Personality is a stable set of internal characteristics and tendencies that determine the psychological behaviour of people. .of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances : if there is any reaction.L. I give myself. . with charity for all. .
. is the voice of the world.Abraham Lincoln : (Second Inaugural Address.Book of Quotations # 39
32. I do not give lectures or a little charity. 1865) Behold.Henry Ward Beechar Charity begins at home. ceases to be charity.J.Carl Gustav Jung 35. 3.Hutton As the purse is emptied the heart is filled.
. his friendship is prized highly. attains to merit. . . . 2. . and cease to live! Let him who gives without a care Gather rubies from the air. filling it with a steady and perpetual serenity. The hours that make us cheerful make us wise.
10.James Stephens 12.Mahabharata Charity is the perfection and ornament of religion. Cheerfulness
1. The canal loves to think that rivers exist solely to supply it with water.Addison The charitable man is loved by all.
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7. . remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.Rig Veda
50. 9.Lowell My religion of life is always to be cheerful.Rabindranath Tagore
11. . .
5.Councillor Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind. .George Meredith
4. Let the man who has and doesn’t give Break his neck.Lord Buddha
.Addison Let us be of good cheer. Humility and charity are the two main parts of the spiritual edifice.Proverb Cheerfulness is the greatest lubricant of the wheels of life. . 3. fatigued by a long journey.
but because he is my little child. . Know you what it is to be a child? It is to believe in love.Francis Thompson A child should always say what’s true And speak when he is spoken to.
8. to believe in belief. John W.l.
.Walt Streightiff I do not love him because he is good.
4.New Testament How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is To have a thankless child ! . And he. At least as far as he is able. Philip (1898)
6. the worst is yet to come. .Book of Quotations # 41
6. ring in Heaven’s street. I understood as a child.William Wordsworth : My Heart Leaps up When I was a child. . the poor devils are dying.
7. . I spoke as a child.N. Child. Stevevson : The Whole Duty of Children He who gives a child a treat. but when I became a man.L.Shakespeare : King Lear.Capt.
9. I put away childish things.John Masefield There are no severn wonders of the world in the eyes of a child.Philander Johnson Don’t Cheer. Tagore : The Crescent Moon The child is wise that weeps being born. . to believe in loveliness.R. who gives a child a home.
3. There are seven million. 2. Makes joy . . And behave mannerly at table. . Child is father of the man. I thought as a child. .bells. Builds palaces in kingdom come. boys. .R. Childhood and Children
So God acclaims Child is the father of man.Proverb 12. The childhood shows the man. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. so mild with purity in mind that he loves all. the deep . is innocent. and enemies fall. When fond recollection recalls them to view The orchard. and every mother has it. .Radharaman Agarwal : Poems 11. He grows with smile rose a like. Is there any joy as pure and sorrow as fleeting as that of childhood? . As morning shows the day. Is so kind in nature that gives one flavour in thoughts and deeds for the universal creed. the meadow. There’s only one pretty child in the world. .Milton : Paradise Regained 14. And every loved spot which my infancy knew. . Where once my careless childhood strayed.Samuel Wordsworth
. looks ever bright as the sunlight. Child The heart of mother and future of father. . How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood. .tangled wild-wood.Edna Millay 15.Thomas Gray 13.Mulk Raj Anand 16.42 # Book of Quotations
10. A stranger yet to pain. .
Children are our most valuable natural resource. When the night is beginning to lower.Book of Quotations # 43
17. Truman 25. though as they grow they might very well underate us. .Joseph Joubert 24. youth ever. Between the dark and the daylight. We think our children a part of ourselves. . . you will have succeeded as a parent. That is known as the Children’s Hour. Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future. Comes a pause in the day’s occupations. .Jean de La Bruyere 22. . A child initially trusts life and the processes of life. They have lots of courage. .Robert Henri 21. . Children are curious and risk . Do not feel superior to him.Harry S. Feel the dignity of a child.Brian Tracy 26. for your are not. .Herbert Hoover
. I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advice them to do it.Mrs. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous.Lord Halifax 20. . Children are hopes. Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to a man. Jameson 18.Longfellow : The Children’s Hour 19. If your raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon.John Bradshaw 23. .takers. Children have more need of models than of critics.
1. Train up a child in the way he should go. we never give them the time or interest they deserve.Phyllis Diller 30.44 # Book of Quotations
27.Mark Twain 31. but the most precious gift. custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.Abbe D’Allainval Sometimes it is a good choice not to choose at all.Barbara De Angelis 29. which means so much to them. he will not depart from it. We lavish gifts upon them. . .Old Testament : Proverbs
52. and loving relationship. Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. the more difficult the choice. 3. We spend the first twelve months of our children’s lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up. 5.Michel De Montaigne Choose always the way that seems the best. . . . . .Oscar Wilde 28. our personal association. . We are here to make a choice between the quick and the dead.Pythagoras
2. however rough it may be. .
. We are always too busy for our children.George Moore The more alternatives. healthy. . we give grudgingly. 4.Bernard Mannes Baruch The difficulty in life is the choice. The greatest gift you and your partner can give your children is the example of an intimate. The old fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out. and when he is old.
3. incoherent homogeneity toward a definite. may blow another off shore. Civilization means a society based upon the opinion of civilians.Thomas Carlyle Civilisation is a progress from an indefinite. but a brave man’s choice is danger. they are but the instruments of the wise.Samuel Lover Man is not the creature of circumstances. The same wind that carries one vessel into port.
2.Oliver Goldsmith It is our relation to circumstances that determines their influence over us. Circumstance
1. . .Book of Quotations # 45
. . Civilization
God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose.
5. . however trifling is too minute .Herbert Spencer
2. Circumstances are the rulers of the weak.Winston Churchill The three elements of modern civilization : Gun-powder.Emerson A coward turns away. .C.
3.Lord Byron To a philosopher no circumstance.N. Circumstances are the creatures of man.Benjamin Disraeli I am the very slave of circumstance And impulse – borne away with every breath ! .Euripides
7. Printing and the Protestant Religion. .
4. coherent heterogeneity .
This alone promotes real happiness and contentment. and increases the capacity of service.crowing and the morning star.Emerson Civilization is limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries. while civilisation is the result of knowledge and great painful researches in diverse fields.
8. consists not in the multiplication.
9. self .Arnold Toynbee The aim of civilisation is to make politics superfluous and science and art indispensable.R. a voyage and not a harbour. . While civilisation is the body. . It requires for its perfection patience.N.
6. . Civilisation is beauty of behaviour.
We think our civilisation near its meridian. . .Samuel Johnson Civilization is a movement and not a condition. . culture is the result of wisdom.Will Durant 12.Shri Prakash 13.
10. but we are yet only at the cock . in the real sense of the term.Mark Twain A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization. but in the deliberate and voluntary reduction of wants. Civilisation is a method of living.46 # Book of Quotations
4.Arthur Schnitzler Civilisation.Jane Addams 11.
7. .Mahatma Gandhi
5. . Tagore
. . Civilisation begins with order. culture is the soul. .control and environment of leisure. an attitude of equal respect for all men. grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
Just try to be kind – a little kind. sweet maid. . .Anonymous Be good.ending commitment to act until they achieve. . be good.Henry S.Horace Greelay
.Rudyard Kipling If you can’t be clever. regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.Anthony Robbins The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence.Kurt Tucholsky Clever men are good. .Dr.
5. but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool. 2. Clever
1. . I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment. The opposite is much more difficult. Commitment
1. The advantage of being clever is that it’s an easy to play the fool. and life’s greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never . 3.Thomas Carlyle It’s no use trying to be clever – we are all clever here.
4. .Charles Kingsley
2. It is only an uncivilised world which would worship civilisation. Common sense is not the result of education. .
56. Common sense
1.J. .Vinc Lombardi
2. Foakes Jackson The silliest woman can manage a clever man. . . 6. F. . Haskins
55. and let who can be clever.Book of Quotations # 47
14.Victor Hugo Common sense is very uncommon.
57. but they are not best.
Hutchins An unreliable message can cause a lot of trouble.Peter Drucker To effectively communicate.
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3. a common tradition.
7.Francis Bacon When I send a man to buy a horse.
4. I do not want to be told how many hair the horse has in his tail. .
Common sense is genius homespun. comman ideas and common ideals. Reading maketh a full man. Communication (verbal and non-verbal)
1. 8. .Ralph Waldo Emerson Tears are the noble language of the eye. .Anthony Robbins When the eyes say one thing and the tongue another. I wish only to know his points.Anne Morrow Lindbergh The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said. .The Bible
2.Alfred North Whitehead
58. It means common understanding.Abraham Lincoln Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after. Reliable communication permits progress. . conference a ready man and writing an exact man. .
6.Robert Herrick A world community can exist only with world communication. . the practiced person relies on the language of the first. we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
When it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is trying to smile or preparing to eat you up. I have had companions.
4. . . the old familiar faces.N.
60. .Ebenezer Elliott A communist is like a crocodile. .Winston Churchill Communism is the outcome of widespread misery due to social conditions.Anonymous Terribly alone is he who misses companionship in the midst of the multitudinousness of life. In my days of childhood.
3. . Idler or bungler. he is willing.Dr. and unless these conditions are improved. . all are gone. The theory of communism may be summed up in one sentence : Abolish all private property. .Book of Quotations # 49
59. . .
4. I have had playmates.
. mere repressions can be no remedy. or both. Companionship
1.R. 5.Charles Lamb Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. Communism
1.Syrus A man is better known by the company he keeps. in my joyful schooldays – All. Radhakrishnan
2.Karl Marx and Fredrich Engels What is a communist? One who hath yearnings For equal division or unequal earnings. S. To fork out his copper and pocket your shilling. for it’s better to be alone than in bad company.George Washington A pleasant companion reduces the length of the journey.
6.La Rochefoucauld 11. Being taken for granted can be a compliment. Joyce Brothers A compliment is a thing often paid by people who pay nothing else. .50 # Book of Quotations
61.Bits & Pieces Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
8. few know how to praise.Mark Twain A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.Plutarch
.Will Rogers And hearts that once beat high for praise. trusted person in another person’s life. 7. . A refusal of priase is a desire to be praised twice. Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.Aristotle Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.Thomas Moore Many men know how to flatter. Now feel that pulse no more. .Dr. . .
10. 4. Those who are greedy of praise prove that they are poor in merit. It means that you’ve become a comfortable.
(B) PRAISE :
5. . . Compliment And Praise
(A) Compliment :
9. . .Horatio Smitlh I can live for two months on a good compliment. .Victor Hugo
V. They that value not praise will never do anything worthy of praise. . The force that rules the world is conduct.Book of Quotations # 51
12. The more you help others. . . the more will come back to you. Conceit
1. Great tranquility of heart is his who cares neither for praise nor blame. . whether it be a moral or immoral. Lean 14.Shakespeare
2.praise is no recommendation. . . but a woman to her face. Is open disgrace. .S.Anonymous
62. Praise to the face.Thomas A. 3.Brian Tracy 17. The more credit you give away. Conduct
1. He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow. but those who kindly reprove thy faults. . .Socrates 18. .W. Kempis 16.George Eliot Conceit to human bodies what salt is to the ocean.Welsh Proverb 15. Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions.
63. .Nicholas Murray
. Praise the wise man behind the back. Holmes Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works. Self .Thomas Fuller 13.O. the more they will want to help you.
To all the people you can.Mahatma Gandhi
3. Beauty is truth.
4.John Keats ‘Tis strange but true. and all ye need to know.Blake
5.Josh Billings A clean confession combined with a promise never to commit the sin again. . 2. In all the places you can. is the purest type of repentance. In all the ways you can. . that is all ye know on earth. . confess them to man and you will be laughed at. .Matthew Arnold Do all the good you can. As long as ever you can.
The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct. . Confession and Truth
(A) Confession :
(B) Truth :
4. At all the times you can.Junius Conduct is three . It is the confession. not the priest.
64.Byron : Don Juan A truth that’s told with bad intent Beats all the lies you can invent. not by their professions. .fourths of our life and its largest concern. . for truth is always strange– Stranger than fiction. .Oscar Wilde Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven. truth is beauty.John Wesley : Rules of Conduct
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2. that gives us absolution.
Truth is mighty and will prevail. . but as much as I dare.Milton : Paradise Lost
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7.Oscar Wilde What is true by lamplight is not always true in the sunshine.Mark Twain 14.G. . We should not take offence when people hide the truth from us. and I dare a little more as I grow older.La Rochefoucauld 15. Well done ! well hast thou fought The better fight.Thomas Brooks (1662) 12. but it may be set to advantage and shown in goodlight. youth Of all but Truth. not so much as I would. Shaw 13. 9. . . search it for a hidden truth. When a thing is funny. courage. Truth is the most valuable thing we have. I speak truth. .
Man with his burning soul Has but an hour of breath To build a ship of Truth In which his soul may sail Sail on the sea of death For death takes toll Of beauty. . since so often we hide it from ourselves. . Let us economise it. . Truth is a jewel which should not be painted over. .B. Servant of God.Montaigne 16.Joseph Joubert
8.George Santayana 11. who single hast maintain’d. Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth.John Masefield : Truth To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.
Truth is the foundation of real spirituality and courage is its soul.Guru Nanak 22. No human being can ever look straight in its face without blinking or being dazed.R. .R.K. We have heard that the master is true. My way of joking is to tell the truth.Shakespeare : Hamlet 19. Life is perennial search of truth. as the night the day Thou canst not then be false to any man. A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.New Testament : John 18. Radhakrishnan 26. . . and the truth shall make you free. . It’s the funniest joke in the world.Yajur Veda 25. .N. know the physical first.Narada Smriti 28.Shri Aurobindo 20. Narayan 23. Truth is like the sun.G. .Hadis 21. Shaw 29.Thomas Mann
. . . . Truth as systematic harmony means the reality of a divine experience. . . I must speak the truth even about falsehood. And it must follow. . Truth is the greatest gift and the height of duty. then spiritual. and is manifested in truth.S.Rig Veda 24. Truth leads to righteousness and righteousness to heaven.54 # Book of Quotations
17. Tagore 27. . Ye shall know the truth. Penetrate deeper to know the truth.B. To thine own self be true.
Mahatma Gandhi 31. Tell the truth and shame the devil.Mark Twain 32.John Ruskin 33. I saw. assured feeling you have just before you fall flat on your face. .Julius Caesar See the conquering hero comes ! Sound the trumpets.Dr. Confidence
1. When in doubt. Jr. L. Confidence is simply that quiet. 4.Jerome K. Binder The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others. It is always the best policy to speak the truth.Thomas Morel
2. Jerome 34.Book of Quotations # 55
30. . beat the drums! . by untruthfulness. 5.La Rochefoucauld They conquer who believe they can.Francois Rabelais : French Writer (1494 . An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust.Martin Luther King.
65. . unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar. . and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice.
1. . tell the truth. . I conquered. is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. . One cannot reach truth. . . Truthful conduct alone can reach truth. Speaking truth is like writing fair and only comes by practice.John Dryden I came.
his pointed ears. 4.Mahatma Gandhi There is another man within me that’s angry with me. which is God. The conscience of man does not determine his existence. Conscience is the voice of the soul as the passions are the voice of the body.
10. . .Samuel Butler 12. Swednborg Conscience is the root of all courage.Karl Marx
.Rousseau 13. Conscience was born when man had shed his fur. self. his tail. .Luther
5. . let him obey his conscience. . .F. I have within me the great Pope. No wonder they often contradict each other. 7.Sir Thomas Browne The only tyrant I accept in this world is the “still small voice” within me.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.H. .56 # Book of Quotations
2. . .French Proverb Conscience is God’s presence in man. If a man would be brave. . Conscience is thoroughly well bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it. .J. Clarke Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking. Mencken I simply want to please my own conscience. .Mahatma Gandhi I am more afraid of my own heart than of the Pope and all his cardinals.E. rather his social existence determines his consciousness.Sir Richard Burton 11.
2. 3.Isaac Bickerstaffe When we have not what we like.name of the firm. . . we must like what we have. Conversation
1. Conscience is the trade . .Socrates He is well paid that is well satisfied.Bussy . . .Rabutin All those who are contented with this life pass like a shadow and dream. Contentment
1.K.Book of Quotations # 57
14.Cervantes True contentment is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. . . .Henry Home
67. 5. Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing.
68.Shakespeare : Henry VI But if I’m content with a little. Chesterton Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another. luxury is artificial poverty.G. Conversation is the laboratory and workshop of the student. . . Enough is a good as a feast. . Contentment is natural wealth.
7. or wither like the flower of the field.William Hazlitt Conceit causes more conversation.
6. 3.Emerson Silence is one great art of conversation. The shortest way to glory is to be guided by conscience.Condorcet
4. 2.Oscar Wilde 15. .
Milton : Paradise Lost Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. Two things stand like stone. the fourth. . . .
. The study of books is a drowsy and feeble exercise which does not warm you up. good sense.Sir W. the next.58 # Book of Quotations
4.Dorothy Nevill Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about. Kindness is another’s trouble.
7. but a general effect of pleasing impression. immortal hate.
3.Agnes Repplier The first ingredient in conversation is truth. . .
69. wit. And study of revenge.Aristotle Life is mostly froth and bubble.
In my opinion the most fruitful and natural play of the mind is conversation. .Montaigue That is the happiest conversation of which nothing is distinctly remembered. Courage
1. good humour. What though the field be lost ? All is not lost.Adam Lindsay Gordon
2. And courage never to submit or yield. . .
6. but says what someone wants to remember. th’ unconquerable will. Temple
9.John Mason Brown The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.Samuel Johnson A good conversationalist is one who remembers what was said. Courage is your own. . the third.
9. .K. .The Mother 13.
8. Fenelon Courage is not the absence of fear. Chesterton Those in this world who have the courage to try and solve in their own lives new problems of life are the ones who raise society to greatness.La Rochefoucauld Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. Without courage you cannot practise any other virtue.G. . . Courtesy
1. it is the master of it.Indira Gandhi 11. Those who merely live according to rule do not advance society.F. . The small courtesies sweeten life. . One man with courage makes a majority.
10. they only carry it along. Fear is slavery. It means a strong desire to live. .Thomas Carlyle Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what one would be capable of doing before the whole world.Cicero 14. courage is victory.Book of Quotations # 59
4. work is liberty.Mahatma Gandhi
70.James Mathew Barrie The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently but to live manfully. taking the form of readiness to die. Fortune favours the brave. .
7. . .
Courage is a virtue only in so far as it is directed by prudence.Andrew Jackson 12. 6. . the greater ennoble it. . A man of courage is also full of faith.
Rig Veda All are but parts of one stupendous whole Whose body Nature is.N.
6. and God the soul. . Fear has its use but cowardice has none. Cowards die many times before their death.
71. 4. 3.Shelley Cowards can never be moral.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar He was a coward to the strong : He was a tyrant to the weak. . The valiant never taste of death but one.Pope The world embarrasses me. 4.
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2. .Yajur Veda Let your creative soul radiate streams of rays for new forms. .Gandhi Creation is the image of the creator.
3. treat the other fellow as thought he is as important as he thinks he is.Voltarie All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen. . .R. .Anon. and I cannot dream That this watch exists and has no watchmaker. .
. . . .Emerson
2. Tagore Be courteous.
Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.Rig Veda Creation is service to God.Emerson How beautiful is humble courtesy ! .
1. 2. Creation and Creator
. 4. another a crown. 2. 7.Buckle Many commit the same crimes with a different result. . .Matthew Armold
3. Longfellow The good critic is he who narrates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.F. blackface. Shaw Poverty is the mother of crime.
4. the criminal commits it. The critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters.G.B.Juvenal : Satires We enact many laws that manufacture criminals. One bears a cross for his crime.Magnus Aurelius Great crimes are committed by great ignoramuses.M.
. . . . and then a few that punish them. .H. Crime
1. Voltaire And who are greater criminals – those who sell the instruments of death. Sherwood
3.’ . ‘Get away. Society prepares the crime.
74. or those who buy them and use them.Tucker People have go so accustomed to having life seasoned with crime and poverty that they cannot contemplate a life without it.Cervantes Criticism is a disinterested endeavour to learn and propogate the best that is known and thought in the world. . 2. . Critic and criticism
5.W.Book of Quotations # 61
73. .Robert E.Anatole France Said the pot to the kettle.
Reviewers are usually people who would have been poets.Donald Rumsfield 12.H. Whenever you have truth it must be given with love. .Samuel Johnson Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. therefore they turn critics. 6. . .Samuel Johnson Criticism of public men is a welcome sign of public awakening. . . .do nothing.
10. Mencken Criticism.Mahatma Gandhi 16. be nothing. Coleridge (Lectures : Shakespeare and Milton) 14. . If you are not being criticized you may not be doing much. was meant as a standard of judging well.Gandhi
7. biographers.T. I love criticism just so long as it’s unqualified praise . To escape criticism . A statue has never been erected in honour of a critic.Noel Coward 11. say nothing. historians.
9.L. or the message and the messenger will be rejected. as it was first instituted by Aristotle.Jawaharlal Nehru Throughout my life I have gained more from my critic friends than from my admirers.Norman Vincent Peale 13. if they could : they have tried their talents at one or the other.Elbert Hubbard. .62 # Book of Quotations
. The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. 15. .
8.S. It keeps workers on the alert. Pay no attention to what the critics say. and have failed.
Criticism is prejudice made plausible. . .
Knowledge that is divorced from justice should be called cunning rather than wisdom. because we are curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity. Cicero
3.Matthew Arnold A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of its people.Indira Gandhi
1.Clay Bedford We keep moving forward.William Arthur Ward Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.” . 2. . Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
. opening new doors. he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.Samuel Johnson You can teach a student a lesson for a day.
76. .St. Culture
5. Culture is “to know the best that has been said and thought in the world. . . 6.Mahatma Gandhi Culture cannot be imposed from outside but must develop from the people themselves. .Book of Quotations # 63
75.T. . .Walt Disney The secret of happiness is curiosity.Norman Douglas A free curiosity has more efficiency in learning than a frightful enforcement. and doing new things.M. .
.K.Tennyson But to my mind.William Wordsworti There is no tyrant like custom and no freedom where its edicts are not restricted. . 2. Custom
.David Hume And custom lie upon thee with a weight. Custom is the great guide of human life.
It is only through curiosity that children learn to understand the world around them. it is only through curiosity that science has progressed. Heavy as frost. and deep almost as life! . though I am native here And to the manner born.64 # Book of Quotations
78.Bovee And God fulfils himself in many ways. it is a custom More honour’d in the breach than the observance.
5.R. Lest one good custom should not corrupt the world. . . .Shakespeare : Hamlet
Dance is the poetry of the foot. . .Sir John David On with the dance! let joy be unconfin’d.Corneille A timid person is frightened before a danger.
81.Jean Paul Richter
3. No sleep till morn.
80.John Dryden Dance is the child of music and love. Dance
1.Havelock Ellis Come and trip it as ye go. Of the dead speak nothing but good. 3. On the light fantastic toe. 2. .Book of Quotations # 65
79.Byron : Childe Harold Dancing is the loftiest.Niccolo Machiavelli We never triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.
5. . .Milton
4. 2. Danger
1. . Dead
1. a coward during the time and a courageous person afterwards. it is life itself. the most beautiful of the arts. . because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life.Proverb
. when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet. . . Never was anything great achieved without dauger. the most moving.
Milton So we must part. with impartial step.M. Now thou art gone and never must return ! . from whose bourn No traveller returns. . O’ Death ! the poor man’s dearest friend – The kindest and the best. .
. and unto dust shalt thou return. you and I Who’ve spent so many pleasant years together. Like the bubble on the fountain.Walter Scott : The Lady of the Lake The undiscovered country.66 # Book of Quotations
2. We do not die of death: We die of vertigo.
5.Old Testament Like the dew on the mountain.Christina Rossetti : Song One owes respect to the living. now thou art gone. . .
4. ‘Tis sorry work to lose your company Who clove to me so close.Archibald MacLeish But O the heavy change. . Like the foam on the river. knocks at the poor man’s cottage and the palaces of kings.Shakespeare : Hamlet
2. around the sum we go : The moon goes round the earth.Burns Pale Death.Cosmo Monkhouse : Any soul to Any Body For dust thou art.
When I am dead.
6. . my body. Thou art gone. Sing no sad songs for me. my dearest. .
3. to the dead one owes only the birth.
1. and for ever ! . 7. .
. .Raja Rao 16.Book of Quotations # 67
9. and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales.
11.P. and then our fears – and when These are dead. Death is as necessary for a man’s growth as life itself.
10.Walt Whitman The goal of life is death. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark.B.Mahabharata 19.B. what harm in dying? .P.Edward Young
Death is here and death is there. . so is the other. beneath.and we are death. Birth. Dust claims dust – and we die too. . It is the greatest miracle that knowing death to be inevitable. man never thinks of it. . 12. . . . 13.Francis Bacon
. old age and death are fixed points for all and none can escape this cage. youth. Above is death . within.Lord Shri Krishna 17.Mahabharata 20. the debt is due.Sigmund Freud Death is the crown of life. Death is busy every where. All round. Shelley : Death Nothing can happen more beautiful than death. If it is the greatest necessary to die in order to live like men. Without death there can be no life. .Lord Shri Krishna 18. .Mahatma Gandhi 15. Death is our friend in that sense – life after life it faces us with the meaning of the ultimate. . Shelley : Death First our pleasures die – and then Our hopes.
. yet death will seize the doctor too.Benjamin Franklin There can be no freedom or beauty about a homelife that depends on borrowing and debt. .Milton 23. 2. you will find it a calamity. . . So a life well used brings happy death. the first is running into debt. S. Debt
. .Rig Veda 27. .Leonardo Da Vince
83. Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.Henrik Ibsen Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. Remember. by medicine life may be prolonged.Anonymous 28. Debt is the slavery of the free. Men do not die. they kill themselves. . I just don’t want to be there when it happens. May your death be a step to immortality! .Woodey Allen 25. .Syrus The second vice is by lying. .Samuel Johnson
4. It’s not that I’m afraid to die.Mahtma Gandhi 22. . Death is never an end or an obstacle but at most the beginning of new steps. 3. Radhakrishnan 26. It is because we fear death so much for ourselves that we shed tears over the death of others. .68 # Book of Quotations
21.Dr. As a well-spent day brings happy sleep.
2. .R. 3.
86.Theodore Roosevelt (26th US President .John Russell
.Shakespeare A good thing perpetually postponed is only a negative.1858 . but it requires great strength to decide what to do.Hugh Walpole
1. for the good or evil side. Deceit
1. Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide. . for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true. .Book of Quotations # 69
1. What a tangled web we weave. and all of the people some of the time.Walter Scott You can fool some of the people all of the time. and the worst thing you can do is nothing. . Parkinson In delay we waste our lights in vain like lamps by day. the next best thing is the wrong thing.
3. When first we practice to deceive! . . . In the strife of Truth and Falsehood. O.C. 2.1919) It does not take much strength to do things. Lowell In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing.
85. but you can not fool all of the people all the time .Abraham Lincoln The easiest thing of all is to deceive one’s self’s. your confessor and your lawyer. .Demosthenes There are three persons you should never deceive your physician.N. .
4. Delay is the deadliest form of denial.
G.Harry Emerson Fosdick Two cheers for democracy : one. by the people.
6. Energy is Eternal Delight. because it admits variety and two.” . . shall not perish from the earth.
3. .Theodore Parker Democracy means government by the uneducated. but “You are as good as I am.K.Jawaharlal Nehru
5. because it permits criticism. if he were a tyrant. Forster Democracy demands discipline.Robert Bridges Violent delights have violent ends. .Abraham Lincoln : Gettysburg Address Democracy is a kingless government regime infested by many kings who are sometimes more exclusive.
.E. . .. Democracy
88. Chesterton Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extra ordinary possibilities in ordinary people. . tyrannical and destructive than one. . . tolerance and mutual regard. like two angels white In the gardens of the night.70 # Book of Quotations
3. .M. for the people. 2. . Delight
1. while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.William Blake My delight and thy delight Walking.Bentto Mussolini : Fascism Democracy means not “I am as good as you are”. that government of the people.
2. One is not to get your heart’s desire. Where there a people of gods.Walter Begehot
4.Franklin D. not in satisfying desires. Destiny
1. I am not prepared to accept the statement that the largest member of people are always right.
With all my admiration and love for democracy.Franklin In moderating.Rousseau
89. . The generation of Americans has rendezvous with destiny. The other is to get it. .Book of Quotations # 71
8.Winston S. Desire
90. when public opinion is definite and decided. their Government would be democratic. 2. . There are two tragedies in life.
3.Bernard Shaw Our desires always increase with our possessions.Benjamin Disraeli It is a mistake to look too far ahead.Jawahar Lal Nehru In democracy governments are strong. lies peace.Samuel Johnson It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. . Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. a capricious man in chance. . The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us. Roosevelt : Address. . . 1936 A consistent man believes in destiny.
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance. habits decide purposes. 3. . and what you’re going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny. .Ignazio Silone Thoughts lead on to purposes. and he’s always near. Peter
93. and character fixes our destiny. what things mean to you. go faith to action. For name him. 2.Matthew Prior The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. . Forthwith the Devil did appear. 3. character. actions form habits.72 # Book of Quotations
5. . . . it’s your decisions about what to focus on.Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice The prince of darkness is a gentleman.
It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. 6. . Do or Die is determination. who walketh about seeking whom he may be devour. Difficulty
1. Rather. Determination
1.George Campbell Determination is the wake .Margaret Thatcher
92.up call to the human will.Shakespeare : King Lear The devil is a roaring lion. .Anthony Robbins Destiny is an invention of the cowardly and the resigned. . 4. . Devil
. .Anthony Robbins You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
94.Aristotle Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself. Always hold it high.Baltasar Gracian Life would be dull and colourless but for the obstacles that we have to overcome and the fights that we have to win.
3. . Diplomacy
1. Washington Never bend your head.Helen Keller
2. . .George Santayana No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. . .
Do what is easy as if it were difficult and what is difficult as if it were easy.R. Dignity consists not in possessing honours but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
4. Look the world right in the eye. . Dignity
1. . . Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest thing in the nicest way. .
4.Book of Quotations # 73
2. Tagore I sometimes suspect half our difficulties are imaginary and if we kept silent about them they would disappear.N.Booker T. .Christopher Herold To say nothing.
95.Isaac Goldberg Diplomacy is the art of fishing tranquilly in troubled waters. especially when speaking.Robert Lynd
3. is half the art of diplomacy.Will and Arial Duran
. . including double . .Caskie Stinnett The reason for having diplomatic relations is not to confer a compliment. Discipline
1. when he says ‘no’ he is no diplomate.
. Ignorance and absence of discipline is the cause of man’s troubles.Winston Churchill An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. One thorn drives out another.
8. .Henry Wotton When a diplomat says ‘yes’ he means ‘perhaps’. A diplomat is a man who remembers a lady’s birthday but forgets her age.
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4. . .Anonymous Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron. .
2. when he says ‘perhaps’ he means ‘no’.Anonymous
A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip. .Warren Austin 11.Joseph Stalin In order to be a diplomat one must speak a number of languages. .Kautilya Disregard of the law of discipline and restraint is suicide.Tagore 12. It is better for aged diplomats to be bored than for young men to die.Carey McWilliams
5. but to secure a convenience. .
4. . It is weak will manifest. Discretion
1.Mahatma Gandhi If discipline is practised in every home. Discontent is the result of distrust in yourself. juvenile delinquency would be reduced by 95%.Iulie Andrews Discipline is learnt in the school of adversity.Shakespeare : Hamlet Wrong is wrong only when you are at liberty to choose.Shakespeare : Henry IV Let your own discretion be your tutor. and he is trying to run away. 3.
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability. . it’s best to let him run. say what you ought. . Edgar Hoover Ther’s not to make reply Ther’s not to reason why Ther’s but to do and die. . .Lord Tennyson
4. . the word to the action. . When you have got an elephant by the hind leg.Tagore
2. 6.J.Abraham Lincoln Think what you like.
5. suit the action to the word. . For me. .Emerson
7. it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
.Roy L.French Proverb The better part of valour is discretion. Discontent
5. Smith Some people regard discipline as a choice.Book of Quotations # 75
but hating bribes brings happiness. 4.
3.Old Testament If you pick up to starving dog and make him prosperous.Joussenell
2.Josh Billings A living dog is better than a dead lion. And all. . save the spirit of man. That is the principal difference between a dog and a man. A dog starved at his master’s gate Predicts the ruin of the state.Bible
. It is better to be poor than to be dishonest.76 # Book of Quotations
2. is divine. 2.Lord Byron Can any mortal mixture of earth’s mould Breath such divine enchanting ravishment? . Great grief is a divine and terrible radiance which transfigures the wreteched.Victor Hugo Where the virgins are soft as the roses they twine.
3. . he will not bite you. . . Divine
1. .Bible Dishonest money brings grief to all the family.Blake A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than himself. Dishonest
1.Mark Twain The more one comes to know men. . . . . the more one comes to admire the dog.
. 6. the most difficult. O Lord – if there is a Lord. the more leisure we have.Goethe The more we do. . All our business in life is with doing : enjoyment and suffering come by themselves. . but he will make a fool of himself too.Goethe How many years you have to keep on doing. .Quintus Curtius Rufus The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you. . more busy we are.Oscar Wilde
2. good works. .
4. the best thing a man can have to do is nothing and.
The cowardly dog barks more violently than it bites.Earnest Renan
1. and it most intellectual.William Hazlitt Never learn to do anything. . Doing and doing nothing
5. perhaps.Mark Twain’s Mother He who wants to do everything will never do anything. save my soul if I have a soul.Samuel Butler
102.Charles Lamb To do nothing is the wisdom of those who have seen fools perish. . until you know what to do and how to do it.
7. next to that.
3. If you don’t earn.Andre Maurois Positively.
103. you’ll always find someone else to do it for you. 7. .Book of Quotations # 77
6. the more we can do. . .George Meredith Let me say to you that to do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world.
What would you buy ? . not the end of wisdom. Tread softly.B. I have spread my dreams under your feet. being poor.Christian Nestell Bovee He that knows nothing. When the winds are breathing low. . Roosevelt
5.George Herbert The only limit to our realization of tommorrow will be our doubts of today. If there were dreams to sell. . fools both day and night. Dream
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2. than in half the creeds. .George Henry Doubt whom you will.
There lives more faith in honest doubt. And the crier rung his bell. and the stars are shining bright.Tennyson Doubt is the beginning.Shelley But I.Melchior de santacruz
2.Thomas Lovell Beddoes I arise from dreams of thee In the first sweet sleep of night. .
.Franklin D. doubts nothing.George Santayana Wise men dream at night. have only my dreams. 6. for you tread on my dreams. Yeats An artist is a dreamier consenting to dream of the actual world.
3.W. . Merry and sad to tell. but never doubt yourself. .
104. . Believe me. . .
because then you are the God amidst your dreams. Tagore If dreams are facts. pleasance. Dreams are the children of idle brain. facts may well be dreams. .
8. . Radhakrishnan It is intoxicating to create dreams. not gaudy.Rajneesh
7. .Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat O God.Anonymous
105. nor why. Dress
1.Michel De Montaigne Dream is the wife who must talk. . 9. Drinking
1. sleep is husband who silently suffers.Shakespeare : Othello
2. . transform ourselves into beasts ! . . Kennedy 11. S. rich. Drink ! For you know not why you go nor where.Robert F.Benjamin Franklin
2. But not express ’d in fancy.Dr. but dress to please others. with joy.Book of Quotations # 79
6. Ripples of feelings stir through me and I dream. .N. Drink ! For you know not whence you came.
10. I dream things that never were and they say why not ? . that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steel away their brains! that we should.R.
Dreams are the true interpreters of our inclinations. Some people see things as they are and say why. . Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy.Sasthi Brata 12.Shakespeare : Hamlet Eat to please thyself.
106. For the apparel oft proclaims the man. It is your own world.
. reveal and applause. but there is art required to sort and understand them. .
when you are thirsty.Theodore Parker
3.Bertrand Russell : The Conquest of Happiness I wish courtesy could invent some custom of entertainment other than wine. .
1. a momentary cessation of unhappiness.
7. Hooper Stern Daughter of the voice of God ! O Duty ! if that name thou love.Ellen S.Henry Thoreau When the wine is in. but never because you are miserable. 6. a rod To check the erring and reprove. .Bertrand Russell Doing a thing from mere sense of duty is like eating when you are not hungry. 5. .G. 5.Thomas Lone Peacock Water is the only drink for a wise man. Who art a light to guide. .
107. . but offensive in relations.Lord Nelson I slept and dreamed that life was beauty.
4.Thomas Bacon Drink because you are happy. .Shakespeare
4. the other.Wordsworth A sense of duty is useful in work. to cure it. I Woke.80 # Book of Quotations
3. England expects every man to do his duty. .K. the happiness that it brings is merely negative.
. when you are not thirsty. . and found that life was duty. .
There are two reasons for drinking : one is. to prevent in. 2. the wit is out. Chesterton Drunkenness is temporary suicide. . .
.Book of Quotations # 81
8.Mark Twain The never . .
Let us have faith that right makes might.
9. to the end.Lincoln Not once or twice in our rough island story. The path of duty was the way to glory. and in that faith let us.Tennyson Make it a point to do something every day that you don’t want to do.Mahatma Gandhi
7. . dare to do our duty as we understand it.
.ending cycle of duty and right goes on ceaselessly on. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. .
Henry Ward Beecher Education is a continuing process from the minute we are born until we die. mankind.Confucius Beware of little expenses.Sir William Osler In general. Learning and Teaching
(A) Education :
1.Cervantes More people are killed by over . .Socrates The proof of the pudding is in the eating. eat twice as much as nature requires. .
110. while I eat to live.Edmund Burke Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Economy
1. Economy is the art of making the most of life. 3.
2. . .Old Testament Other men live to eat. Education. Education is the chief defence of nations. . Shaw He who will not economise will have to agonise. Let us eat and drink. . since the improvement of cookery. a small leak will sink a great ship.eating and drinking than by the sword.G. . . 4. 2.Indira Gandhi
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108. . 3. for tomorrow we shall die. . The love of economy is the root of all virture.Benjamin Franklin
9. but the means of education. . it is not an object. .R.Ralph Waldo Emerson The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education. but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. Education begins a gentleman.Book of Quotations # 83
4.Oscar Wilde 14.Robert Frost The main fact about education is that there is no such thing. The great task of education is not merely to collect facts but to know man and to make oneself known to man.
10. Tagore 13. conversation completes him. Education is a word like ‘transmission’ or ‘inheritance’. and every word spoken within the hearsay of little children tends towards the formation of character.confidence. but a method. . .
7.Emerson Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self . . Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned.Mark Twain 11. .Hosea Ballou The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. Thomas Fuller 12. . Chesterton It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneduected. . .K.N.
8. . but it can teach us which leader to follow.Alec Bourne
5. Education is an admirable thing. . Education can’t make us all leaders.
Education commences at the mother’s knee.Dr. 6.G.Proverb
. In doing we learn.Swami Dayanand 22. Drink deep. man . but intercourse with the world. The three foundations of learning : Seeing much.Thomas Fuller 23. Learning makes a good man better and an ill man worse. Wear your learning like your watch. . Learning is an ornament in prosperity.Edmund Burke 17. A little learning is a dangerous thing. .building. . We must have life . undigested. Education is not the amount of information that is put into your brain and remains there. or taste not the Pierian spring. merely to show that have one. What is education? A parcel of books? Not at all. you have more education than any man who has got by heart a whole library. .Chesterfield 25.Buddhist Proverb 16.building. in a private pocket.Swami Vivekanand
(B) Learning :
18.making. .George Herbert 21. and do not pull it out and strike it. suffering much. .The Talmud 20.84 # Book of Quotations
15. . all your life. a refuse in adversity and a provision in old age.Catherall 24. with men and with affairs. He who adds not to his learning diminishes it. assimilating fine ideas and making them your life and character. character . .Pope 19. The treasure of learning is imperishable.Aristolle
. the master appears. . . When the student is ready. and studying much.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. .Edictetus 31.Panchatantra 28. Anyone who stops learning is old. .Johaun Kaspar Lavater 27. I am eager to learn. . the destroyer of arrogance. Learning. . The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Learning without thought is labour lost : thought without learing is perilous.Winston Churchill 34. makes owls blind.Don Herold 33. is a beast of burden with a load of books. When you feel that you know nothing then you are ready to learn.L. .A. the more you have to learn. Learning is wealth to the poor.George Herbert 36. even as light that illumines the eye. The brighter you are. . . but I am not prepared to be taught. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.Book of Quotations # 85
26. begets arrogance in fools. . an aid to the young and a support and comfort to the aged.The Mother 35. .Saadi 30.Henry Ford 32.Benjamin Disraeli
. Seneca 37. an honour to the rich. . . instruct.Confucius 29. Men learn while they teach. . The love of money and the love of learning rarely meet. He who learns and makes no use of his learning. Things which hurt. whether at twenty or eighty.
View life as a continuous learning experience. tolerance from the intolerant. Those having torches will pass them on to others. . In order to acquire learning. The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. . yet strange.Plato 49. Never learn to do anything : if you don’t learn. you can only help him to find it within himself. .Shri Aurobindo 47. The great art of learning is to undertake but little at a time. I am ungrateful to those teachers. . Learning is not a child’s play. You cannot teach a man anything. I have learned silence from the talkative.Aristotle 43. .Galileo 48.Anonymous 44. you’ll always find someone else to do it for you.Mark Twain 41.86 # Book of Quotations
38.John Locke 42. .Denis Waitley
(C) Teaching :
46. The first principle of true teaching is that nothing can be taught. . we can not learn without pain. we must first shake ourselves free of it.Montaigne 45. . We should not ask who is the most learned. .Khalil Gibran 39. but who is the best learned. and kindness from the unkind. . . . All wish to be learned. but no one is willing to pay the price.Mark Van Doren
Mahatma Gandhi 53. The mediocre teacher tells. The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.R. Ingersoll
. . . I’ll eat every day. A teacher affects eternity. He who can. .. he can never tell where his influence stops..William Arthur Ward 54.B.W.Ashley Montagu 60. it is the method and not the content that is the message.Thomson 52. If you give me rice.Henry Adams 51. If you teach me how to grow rice. teaches.G. .R. One good school master is worth a thousand priests. but to teach others how to be good is nobler – and less trouble. A good teacher must know how to arouse the interest of the pupil in the field of study for which he is responsible . . I’ll eat today.Confucius 55. He who cannot. The man who can make hard things easy is the educator. To teach the young idea how to shoot. The great teacher inspires. In teaching there should be not class distinctions. . The superior teacher demonstrates. In teaching. does.S.the drawing out.Book of Quotations # 87
50. Radhakrishnan 61.G. To be good is noble. Shaw 58. . . Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought. . .Mark Twain 56. not the pumping in.Elebert Hubbard 57. Emerson 59. The good teacher explains. .
sweeter than her song. Emancipation
1.Alexander of Macedon
111. . Waylane The reason why lovers are never weary of one another is this – they are always talking of themselves . .L. While listening senates hang upon thy tougue. .
112. Devolving through the maze of Eloquence A roll of periods.reliant and autonomous culture is an unshakeable egoism. Tacitus The eloquence consists in saying all that is proper and nothing more. . . .
4.La Rochefoucauld Brevity is the charm of eloquence. 3. Mencken An egotist is a man who talks so much about himself that he gives me no time to talk about myself.H.Thomson Eloquence is the mistress of all the arts.Cicero
2.C.Stirner : The Ego and His Own The essence of a self . .Mahabharata
1. Egoism and Egotism
1. . not without complete renunciation does one find emancipation. I am indebted to my father for living. Nothing is more to me than myself. not without restraint of the senses.88 # Book of Quotations
4. . Not without knowledge and asceticism.H. 2. but to my teacher for living well.La Rochefoucauld
1. But not another’s hope.
5.N.New Testament : Romans
. but joy cometh in the morning. and I may not forgive you. 4. give him drink. and I will not forget you. . Ignore me. Criticize me. Flatter me.Oprah Winfrey
116. Encourage me. Endurance
3. What can’t be cured must be endured. Enemy
1.Seneca We seek the truth and will endure the consequences. and I may not like you. .R. Every man is his own chief enemy. Tagore If thine enemy hunger. feed him. if he thirst. .Book of Quotations # 89
114.Bible I can endure my – own despair.William Arthur Ward Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.Ana Charsis It is impossible for any one not to have some enemies. and I may not believe you.Francois Rabelais : French Writer There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. . .
115.Charles Seymour Weeping may endure for a night. for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. 2. 3. . 2. .Lord Chesterfield I admire a straightforward enemy. . 4. .
3. God hath made us all equal.Oliver Hazard Perry I choose my friends for their good looks. .W.Anonymous
. my acquaintances for their good characters. let it be enthusiasm. . when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.R. and my enemies for their good intellects. Emerson We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. . . . let reason hold the reins. Enthusiasm
1.Oscar Wilde A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. .
5. Haskins Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. there is accomplishment.
118. 4. 7. With it. .Charles Kingsley Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars.Bnjamin Franklin
2. Enthusiasm is energy that boils over and runs down the side of pot. . .
6.Henry Ford If you can give your son only one gift.Bruce Barton If passion drives you. 6.
We have met the enemy and they are ours. Equality
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5. . . Without it there are only alibis.Arnold Glasow Enthusiasm finds the opportunities and energy makes the most of them.
evident. Real equality is not to be decreed by law. but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact. It cannot be given and it can not be forced.
7.Thomas Jefferson I celebrate myself. It is the mark of the cultured man that he is aware of the fact that equality is an ethical and not a biological principle. .
6. Emerson Everybody should have an equal chance – but they shouldn’t have a flying start. .R. And what I assume you shall assume. that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights.
8. that all men are created equals.Book of Quotations # 91
2. the violet smells to him as it doth to me.Ashley Montagu 11. For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. .Raymond Moley 12. . and it will appear again tomorrow.
4. that among these are life. I think the king is but a man as I am . . .W. .Samuel Jhonson
9.Walt Whitman Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.William Shakespear
. .Harold Wilson Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.
3. .Honore de Balzac Some will always be above others.
10.Sir Herbert Samuel It is better that some should be unhappy than that none should be happy.Aristotle Equality may perhaps be a right. .
We hold these truths to be self . and sing myself. 5. which would be the case in a general state of equalty. Destroy the inequality today. . liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
5.Plutarch Error is the force that welds men together. truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth. . Good nature and good sense must ever join. It is sure to add to our strength.
9. but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. Food or caste or place of birth. To err is human. .
7.Longfellow Admitting error clears the score And proves you wiser than before. Can not alter human worth. . . to forgive divine. . Equal in the sight of God the good.Pope To make no mistakes is not in the power of man. Massed in one general brotherhood. .John Locke It is best to own the error. Shaw Sometimes we may learn more from a man’s errors than from his virtues.Francis Bacon
2. .Tolstoy Error is not a fault of our knowledge but a mistake of our judgment giving assent to that which is not true.
8.Mahatma Gandhi A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing. If we look through the earth.Swami Ramtirtha
119. .Arthur Guiterman Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.G.92 # Book of Quotations
13. . 6.
4. We see men have equal birth. Error
or there is none.Henry Vaughan Nothing is there to come and nothing past.
. make the mighty age of eternity. I saw Eternity the other night Like a great ring of pure and endless light. .Thomas Hood
2.J. . . little grains of sand. try and find it. .
1.Julia Fletcher Carney A day is a miniature eternity. But an eternal now does always last.C.R. .Book of Quotations # 93
122. .W. There is little peace or comfort in life if we are always anxious as to future events.W. If there be none. Events
1. whatever I don’t use.W. . . He that worries himself with the dread of possible contingencies will never be at rest. For every evil under the sun.Brahma Kumaris : Just a Moment Little drops of water. Hazlitt : English Proverbs Evil is wrought by want of Thought As well as want of Heart. If there be one. make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land. .Abraham Cowley Here are three eternal laws that won’t change and are worth remembering : whatever I sow I will reap. never mind it. Evil
1. humble though they.
5. To a new truth there is nothing more harmful than old error.
2. I lose. whatever is new will become old. There is a remedy. so the little minutes.
which is the most effectual.94 # Book of Quotations
3.Longfellow A good example is the best sermon. There are three modes of bearing the ills of life . Example
1. . leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time. Evil often triumphs. and by religion. . 6.
10. which is the most common.by indifference.Benjamin Franklin
2. . . The good is oft interred with their bones.Colton 11. .Voltaire The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. but never conquers.
. . 4. . And. their virtues we write in water. and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
9. .Joseph Roux
123. departing.John Stuart Mill Men’s evil manners live in brass. . .Edmund Burke Evil by itself has no legs to stand upon. which is the more ostentatious. 8. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime. by philosophy.Nietzsche The evil that men do lives after them.Shakespeare
What is evil ? – Whatever springs from weakness. .Shakespeare : Julius Caesar A little is often necessary for obtaining a great good.Mahatma Gandhi A person may cause evil to others not only by his action but by his inaction.
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3. for an excuse is a lie garded. or with taper-light. I don’t believe in circumstances. To throw a perfume on the violet. Excuse
1. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want. Excess
125. is seldom good for anything else.Winston Churchill It is dangerous to be too good. An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie. to paint the lily.Anonymous
4. 3. . . 2. .
3.La Rochefoucauld People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. . and she says nothing. 4. . . .G.Franklin Example is better than percept. To smooth the ice. and. To seek the beauteous eyes of heaven to garnish.
None preaches better than the ant.Benjamin Franklin
2. make them. if they can’t find them.Pope It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.Shakespeare : King John The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. . Is wasteful and ridiculous excess.
. .B. Shaw To gild refined gold.
4. The best things carried to excess are wrong. or add another hue Unto the rainbow. .George Bernard Shaw He that is good at making excuses.
3.Anon. . Experience
1.Henry Ford Experience is a jewel.
9.Arthur Helps One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. A prudent person profits from personal experience of others. . shame to him. a wise man from the experience of others.
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126. for it is often purchased at an infinite rate. shame to me. if he deceives me twice. Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others ? .Voltaire 11. it is what a man does with what happens to him.Thomas Carlyle Experience is the extract of suffering.Roger Ascham Experience is not what happens to a man. If a man deceives me once. .
7. .Lowell : Among My Books Life is a series of experience. 8. each one of which makes us bigger. . and it had need to be so.Shakespeare No man’s knowledge can go beyond experience. .John Locke Experience is costly wisdom that is bought by experience – learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.
5. only the school fees are heavy. 4.Dr. . Joseph Collins Experience is the best of schoolmasters.
. . .
4. Experience teaches fools. . Or leave a kiss but in the cup. is as good as dead.George MacDonald I look in the mirror through the eyes of the. 6.
8.Alfred Lord Tennyson It needs no dictionary of quotation to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul. his eyes are closed.
7.Ben Jonson : To celia Where did you get your eyes so blue? Out of the sky as I came through.
. . child that was me. . the ears believe other people.Book of Quotations # 97
12. . . And I’ll not look for wine. .Albert Einstein Her eyes are homes of silent prayer. And I will pledge with mine.Max Beerbohm The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. A burnt child dreads the fire.Oscar Wilde 14. Drink to me only with thine eyes.German Proverb
2. Experience is the name we give to our mistakes. .Judy Collins He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt is awe. and he is great one that will not learn by it.English Proverb
127. . Eyes
1.Robertson Davies The eyes believe themselves.
5.Thomas Fuller 13.
. Whom we.M. By faith. immortal Love.J. Faith
1. . A heavenly paradise is that place.Groucho Marx A good face is the best letter of recommendation. .98 # Book of Quotations
128.Shakespeare : Macbeth God has given you one face and you make yourselves another. Believing where we cannot prove.Queen Elizabeth
129. and faith alone. The reason why birds can fly and we can’t is simply that they have perfect faith.Shakespeare : Hamlet The worst of faces still is human. embrace. but in your case I’m willing to make an exception. Wherein all pleasant fruits do flow. .
3. Barrie : The Little White Bird We walk by faith. . . Where roses and white lilies grow.Thomas Campion You face is as a book where men may read strange matters. 5.Lavater I never forget a face.
6. .New Testament : James Strong son of God.
. There is a garden in her face. not by sight. . for to have faith is to have wings.
4. 3. that have not seen thy face. .Lord Tennyson
10.Tolstoy If you have faith in the cause and means and in God. . it is something that is there before experience. . . I feel no need for any other fiath than my faith in human beings. Then we are busts. We live on crusts.Mahatma Gandhi Faith is to believe what we do not see.Shri Aurobindo Faith is the force of life.H. Buck
130. I want a faith that possesses me. That man acquires strength of body and soul. whose heart is free from suspicion and is filled with faith. . and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.L.Perl S. 2.L.St. I awoke one morning and found myself famous. .
9. . I do not want merely to possess a faith. . . .Rig Veda 11.
Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark. Tagore Faith is God at work. and attains to happiness.Byron We toil for fame. 8. Robbins
.Charles Kingsley 12. the hot sun will be cool for you.F.R.N. Augustine
7. 6. Fame
1. We make a name. 5. Holmes Faith does not depend upon experience.Book of Quotations # 99
Socrates Fame always goes with the principles. Tagore Passion for fame : a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. . . . No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labours which promote the happiness of mankind. All fame is dangerous.100 # Book of Quotations
3. . 9. All happy families resemble one another. .R.Thomas Fuller
131. . 6.Anonymous Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise.Baltasar Gracian He lives in fame who dies in virtue’s cause. 7.Hare 12.Leo Tolstoy
Fame has also this great drawback. good bringeth envy. .John Milton Blessed is he whose fame does not outshine his truth.N. .Charles Sumner 11. . straw and feathers. 8. that if we pursue it we must direct our lives in such a way as to please the fancy of men. Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world.Proverb 13. each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. bad shame. Family
1. whereas nothing rises quicker than dust.Edmund Burke
10. 5. . avoiding what they dislike and seeking what is pleasing to them. .Spinoza Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds. Fame is a magnifying glass.
4.Leo XIII The family is love doomed where women are in grief. travel that way yourself once in a while.Book of Quotations # 101
2. .Shakespeare To bring up a child in the way he should go.Down Fraser It is a wise father that knows his own child.Jefferson The trouble with the family of today is that everybody wears the trousers.Proverb
. and it is in great measure within the circle of family life that the destiny of states is fostered. and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world. 3. 7.
6. . . .Josh Billings The family may be regarded as the cradle of civil society.
Wife and children are a kind of discipline of humanity. . . Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush.
10.Mother Teresa 11. so that children have very little time for their parents.Winston Churchill The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. . The family that prays together stays together.Francis Bacon Where does the family start ? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl – no superior alternative has yet been found.
9. . . . Parents have very little time for each other.
8. anxious for greater development and greater riches and so on.
.W. . With a heart of any fate.
7.Thomas Carlyte The fault.Anon. is not in our stars.
6. Henley All are architects of Fate.G. . be up and doing. .Henri Amiel I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act.
3.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar
2. Some with massive deeds and great. then. dear Brutus. . expect the best and take what comes. that we are underlings. But in ourselves. Working in these walls of Time. . Fault and mistake
(A) Fault :
133. but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act. Chesterton Prepare for the worst. is to be conscious of none. 5.Longfellow : The Builders Let us. E.K. I should say.102 # Book of Quotations
132. Fate and fatalism
1. The greatest of faults. Some with ornaments of rhyme.Longfellow : A Psalm of Life We make our fortunes and we call them fate. . I am the master of my fate : I am the captain of my soul.
2. How charged with punishments the scroll. This is fatalism. . It matters not how strait the gate. .Disraeli Destiny has two ways of crushing us by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
7.Anonymous One can seldom see the beam in one’s own eye.Book of Quotations # 103
3. 8.L. .Jawaharlal Nehru The fault of others is easily perceived. A man winnows his neighbour’s faults like chaff. . . .Oscar Wilde
(B) Mistake :
11. Mencken 12.H. but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered. die from the gambler.Prior
9.Lord Buddha Be to her virtues very kind. .Francis O’Walsh He who exhibits no fault is a fool or a hypocrite whom we should distrust. but his own fault he hides. In war there is no room for mistakes.French Proverb Some people find fault as if it were buried treasure. . and silver fountains mud.
Don’t find fault with what you don’t understand. 4. . 5. as a cheat hides the false. .G. Be to her faults a little blind. .N.Joubert Roses have thorns.
10. Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun. but that of oneself is difficult to perceive. . None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. It is only an error in judgement to make a mistake. and loathsome canker lives in sweetest bud.
Feelings and emotions
1.Indira Gandhi 21.John Wooden 14. . If you simply take up the attitude of defending a mistake. Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense. The only complete mistake is the mistake from which we learn nothing. No nation – perhaps no individual – has progressed without mistakes.Cicero 15. . . . Wells 17. To get maximum attention. Some people carry their hearts in their heads. and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.Denis Waitley 20.Winston Churchill 16. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes. there will be no hope of improvement. . Mistakes are painful when they happen.Oscar Wilde 19. . it’s hard to beat a good.Sterne
. but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. The difficulty is to keep them apart and yet both actively working together.104 # Book of Quotations
13. Any man may make a mistake. but none but a fool will continue in it.H. . If you’re not making mistakes. . 18. many carry their heads in their hearts. big mistake.Anon. then you’re not doing anything.G. .Mahatma Gandhi
134. We learn and profit through our mistakes and failures. .
Anger is one letter short of danger. Anger makes a rich man hated and a poor scorned.Oscar Wilde I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes. and you will intensify its ecstasy. . and it will become.Princess Diana If I feel depressed I will sing.Francis Bacon 11. If I feel fear I will plunge ahead. 5. If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.Margaret Thatcher
3.Og Mandino Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.Harry S. If I feel sad I will laugh. Find an expression for joy. Anger makes dull men witty.
Find expression for a sorrow. Truman The degree of one’s emotion varies inversely with one’s knowledge of the facts – the less you know the hotter you get. .Jerome K. .
6. . dear to you.Thomas Fuller
. If I feel ill I will double my labour. there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life. where it functions best. .Book of Quotations # 105
2. If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
4. .Bertrand Russell To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan. you should wear it inside.
8. but it keeps them poor. but look when I will.Syrus
9. . . . Jerome I wear my heart on my sleeve. . 7.
.Benjamin Franklin 19. . .Lord Halifax
. . Anyone can become angry.hurt. grief and. . You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist. I was angry with my friend. The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart.Emerson 13. for the right purpose and in the right way that is not easy.Barbara De Angelis 20. . but it overheats the oven. ends in shame.William Blake 22. . a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly . But to be angry with the right person.Horace 14. Anger is a symptom. Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding. Anger begins in folly and ends in repentance. most of all. at the right time. . I told it not.Pythagoras 15. I was angry with my foe. to the right degree. the less capable you are of loving in the present. fear. my wrath did grow.Aristotle 21.106 # Book of Quotations
12. so control your passion or it will control you.Indira Gandhi 18. . . Anger is momentary madness. Anger raises invention. . my wrath did end. I told my wrath. Whatever is begun in anger. A man makes his inferiors his superiors by heat.Mahatma Gandhi 17.Joan Rivers 16. That is easy. bitterness.
. What we anticipate seldom occurs. Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. .Shri Ram 25. count ten before you speak. or worry about what may never happen. what we least expected generally happens. which results in loss of memory. and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.Buddha 27. . Anger it is that destroys one’s virtues.Lord Shri Krishna 26.Confucius 28. pray. and preach well. I can write.Benjamin Franklin 31. . Keep in the sunlight. an hundred. The loss of memory causes destruction of discrimination and from the ruin of discrimination the man perishes. When anger rises. . So give up anger. When angry.Book of Quotations # 107
23. if very angry. you are the one getting burned. . Do not anticipate trouble. . the great enemy.Benjamin Disraeli
. Anger indeed is Yama. Never answer a letter while you are angry.Martin Luther 24. think of the consequences. From anger comes delusion. . for then my whole temperament is quickened. . when I am angry.Thomas Jefferson 29. I never work better than when I am inspired by anger.Chinese Proverb
(B) Anticipation :
30. my understanding sharpened.
Bitterness imprisons life. Bitterness sours life.Karl Olsson
(F) Fear :
39. that nothing is.Statius
.108 # Book of Quotations
(C) Bitterness :
32.Samuel Johnson 38. admits his inferiority. . Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time. One of the saddest things about envy is its smallness: the narrow compass within which it lives. Bitterness paralyzes life. . love empowers it. . . . It was fear that first made gods in the world. so are the envious consumed by envy.Thomas Szasz
(E) Envy :
34. . To be envious is to turn eternally like a caged rat within the tight radius of malice.Antisthenes 37. An iron is eaten by rust.Harry Emerson Fosdick
(D) Boredom :
33. love sweetens it. . Envy is almost the only vice which is practicable at all times and in every place. Bitterness blinds life.Jim Rohn 36. He who envies. Bitterness sickens life.Franklin D. love anoints its eyes.Lord Cadogan 35. Roosevelt 40. . serenity. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. love releases it. The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. . love heals it.
. . No passion so effectively robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. .Erica Zong 51.. that most brightens us. without anxiety or fear. The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear. . Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says : turn back. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.Mahatma Gandhi 48. . .Isa Upanishad 47. Half our fears are baseless and the other half discreditable. I have accepted fear as a part of life. Let us fear God and we shall cease to fear man. He who sees all beings in his own self. The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.Book of Quotations # 109
41.R..Thomas Carlyle 46. . .Virgil 45. Emerson 50. . losses all fear. ..Nelson Mandela
. Fear always springs from ignorance. . and his own self in all beings. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. not our darkness.Bovee 44. Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind.Napolean 43.W.Leon Blum 49.Emerson 42.Edmund Burke 52. . The first duty of man is that of subduing fear. It is our light.! . There is great beauty in going through life. specifically the fear of change.
Shri Aurobindo 59. is only another way of saying.R. and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.Seneca 56. We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure.Jawaharlal Nehru 57. because. but I cannot forget”. Good to forgive. It is not death that a man should fear. so truth follows fearlessness. It is a powerful obstacle to growth.Blake : Broken Love 62. . “I can forgive. for hope is accompanied by fear. And throughout all Eternity I forgive you.Henry Ward Beecher 61. Fearless minds climb soonest upto crowns.Marcus Aurelius 58. . . .Seneca 54.John W. Dying. what you fear is just the thing that is likely to come to you. .110 # Book of Quotations
53. but he should fear never beginning to live. Fear is always a feeling to be rejected.Shakespeare
(G) Forgiveness :
60. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. We are more often frightened than hurt. Best to forget ! Living. we fret. . . Gardner 55. As fear is a close companion to falsehood. . Browning
. A man who is afraid will do anything. we live. You cease to be afraid when you cease to hope. If you want to keep on learning you must keep on risking failure– all your life. you forgive me. . “I cannot forgive.” .
Thomas Hood 73. . Beecher 65.H.Jesus Christ 67. . like Nature. . You can forgive an enemy. Forgiveness is the noblest revenge. Shaw 70. .Alexander Pope 66.New Testament 64. Every substantial grief has twenty shadow and most of the shadows of your own making. . For words. . forgive whatever you have against anybody. . forgive them.W.Jessemyn West 69. . . Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. God pardons like a mother. The weak can never forgive.B.Sydney Smith
.G. It is harder to forgive yourself. half reveal And half conceal the soul within.Book of Quotations # 111
63. No blessed leisure for love or hope But only time for grief. I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel. . Beware of the man who does not return your blow : he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.Roberto Assagioli 71. Without forgiveness life is governed by…an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation. for they know not what they do. who kisses the offence into everlasting forgetfulness. To err is human. . .Mahatma Gandhi 68.Tennyson 74.Anonymous
(H) Grief And Loss :
72. Father. When you stand in prayer. to forgive divine.
There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften. We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it. The cheerful loser is a winner. You must wait till grief be digested. every attempt to divert only irritates.Samuel Johnson 77.Frederic Amiel 81. Emerson 76. From the body of one guilty deed a thousand ghostly fears and haunting thoughts proceed.James Matthew Barrie 83. . It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief. . Grief is a species of idleness. Wise men never sit and wait their loss. . . but cheerily seek how to redress their harms. .Shakespeare
(I) Gulit :
85. and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. It is dangerous to abandon oneself to the luxury of grief. .Elbert Hubbard 84.Mark Twain 82. .R.William Wordsworth
. Nothing that grieves us can be called little : by the eternal laws of proportion a child’s loss of a doll and a king’s loss of a crown are events of the same size. .Cicero 79. . . it deprives one of courage.Sophocles 78. and even of the wish for recovery. as though sorrow would be made less by baldness. .Samuel Johnson 80.W. While grief is fresh. The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.112 # Book of Quotations
Guilt once harbored in the conscious breast. is the unfortunate circumstance of guilt. how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes! . Guilt : the gift that keeps on giving.Francis Hutcheson 95. .Lao Tzu 92. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. .Book of Quotations # 113
86. Sevenson 93. .John Ruskin 91.Erma Bombeck
(J) Happiness :
94. the thief doth fear in each bush an officer. What hangs people.L. Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. Glad for the country lanes.R. Secret guilt by silence is betrayed. industry without art is brutality. O. intimidates the brave and degrades the great. .Syrus 88. . ..Lizette W. . That the sky is blue. . And the fall of dew. .Shakespeare 87.Samuel Johnson 89. Reese : A Little Song of Life 96... Life without industry is guilt. The action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers. Glad that I live am I.John Dryden 90.Shakespeare : As You Like It
. He who flees from trial confesses the guilt .
. and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.J. but in liking what you do. Happiness and work are really wedded together. . . The secret of happiness is this : let your interest be as wide as possible. .Erasmus 99.Mahatma Gandhi 106. The best secret of happiness is renunciation. . not what you can get. . Happiness is not in doing what you like.Andrew Carnegie
.Bertrand Russell 105. Creative imagination is the core of happiness. Happiness is like coke something you get as a by.Anonymous 101.Bernard Shaw 98.L.product in the process of making something else.114 # Book of Quotations
97.Aldous Leonard Huxley 104. .Proverb 100.William Ward 103. . Happiness has a habit of pursuing the person who feels grateful to his God. comfortable with his conscience. in favour with his friends. . Nehru 102. You have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. for there can be no true happiness without feeling that one is doing something worthwhile. The summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is. in love with his labours and in balance with his bank. Happiness depends on what you can give. .
. Happiness is a Swedish sunset .Jonathan Swift 116. Happy the man.John Stuart Mill 109. Lowell 113. True happiness lies in the extinction of all emotions.Mark Twain 108. Hated by fools. Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. .Hellen Keller 110. Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires. . He who secure.Samuel Johnson
.Book of Quotations # 115
107. and fools to hate. Be that my motto and my fate. Men hate more steadily than they love. We are happy now because God wills it. . and happy is he who has found the truth. Now the heart is so full that a drop overfills it.Garuda Purana 112. . Happy is he who has overcome all selfishness. . . . happy is he who has attained peace. .gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.Harry Emerson Fosdick 115. within can say. It is not attained through self.R. but most of us look the other way and lose it.Lord Buddha 111. rather than in attempting to satisfy them. He who can call today his own.Dryden
(K) Hate :
114. Tomorrow do thy worst for I have liv’d today.J. and happy he alone. .it is there for all.
Lord Buddha 127. . People hate.Martin Luther King. .W.Douglas Steere 119. as they love unreasonably. This is an ancient law. . He who feels for others as he feels for himself. lover releases it.116 # Book of Quotations
117. . Hatreds never cease by hatreds in this world. . Hatred darkens life.B. . In time we hate that we often fear. nor injury for injury. Hatred confuses life. An intellectual hatred is the worst.W. . Hate is a prolonged form of suicide. Hatred paralyzes life.Thackeray 118. He who sees him in all and all in Him hates none. Jr. National hatred is something peculiar.Mahatma Gandhi 120. By love alone they cease. you always find it strongest and most violent in the lowest degree of culture.Lord Shri Krishna
.Ishopanishad 128. love harmonizes it. The love of the wicked is more dangerous than their hatred. Never return hatred for hatred. . .Carl Gustav Jung 122.Thomas Fuller 123. . A man’s hatred is always concentrated upon that which makes him conscious of his bad qualities. Goethe 125. 126.J. loves all. Yeats 124. . love illuminates it. Hate is the subtlest form of violence. .Shakespeare 121.
Francis Bacon 134. . .A. He that leveth in hope dances without music. is left no fear. hair grow grey. .” .N. While there’s is life.Pindor 136. but prepare for the worst.John Milton 138. Hope for the best. . and perform according to our fears. . Hope is good breakfast. . Hope springs eternal in the human breast : Man Never is. though it is very good company by the way.Italian Proverb 133.R. there’s is hope. The heart bowed down by weight of woe. “There is no better or more blessed bondage than to be a prisoner of hope. .Roy Kemp
. Where no hope is left. Teeth fall out.George Herbert 137. To weakest hope will cling. but always to be blest. . We promise according to our hopes.John Gay 130. Hopes are but the dreams of those who are awake.Lord Halifax 140. but is bad supper. Bunn 132. .La Rochefoucauld 139. . Yet man clings to hope that plays him false. Tagore 141. .English Proverb 135. Hope is the poor man’s bread.Book of Quotations # 117
(L) Hope :
129.Pope 131. Hope is generally a wrong guide. .
.Ovid 148. The miserable have no other medicine. .Proverb 147. which doth mock The meet it feeds on.Alfred Adler
(N) Jealousy :
151. . You can’t live on hope nor you live without it. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.William Walsh : Song
. If we had no faith in the ultimate God we would loss all hope. .Norman Vincent Peale
(M) Inferiority :
149. the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation. .eyed monster. As hopefulness becomes a habit. But I always hope. . Practice hope. . but only hope. . It is the green. In all things it is better to hope than to despair. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced.Mahatma Gandhi 143. my lord.118 # Book of Quotations
142. .Goethe 144. My hopes are not always realized.Shakespeare 146. you can achieve a permanent happy spirit.Victor Hugo 145. The word which God has written on the brow of every man is hope. But not another’s hope.Eleanor Roosevelt 150. O. beware. I can endure my own despair. of jealousy. .Shakespeare : Othello 152. .
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.admiration is war paint. . Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. More men die of jealousy than of cancer. There is more self. To jealousy. Kennedy 158. People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. .Robert Louis Stevenson 154.Paul Tournier 163. . Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets. suspects a great deal and fears everything.Curt Goetz 155. . .J. Through the wide world he only is alone who lives not for another.Joseph P. primeval and naked form of admiration.Thomas Wolfe 164.La Rochefoucauld 156.love than love in jealousy.Mother Teresa 162. but does not always die with it. .F. Jealousy is the most radical.Wayne Dyer
. Newton 160. . . . Jealousy is always born with love. . .Francoise Sagan
(O) Loneliness :
159.Samuel Rogers 161. . so to speak. nothing is more frightful than laughter.Book of Quotations # 119
153. The jealous man knows nothing.La Rochefoucauld 157.
John Ruskin 173. Revenge is a kind of wild justice. A proud man is seldom a grateful man.Geoffrey Chaucer
(Q) Revenge :
174. the more I think of it.Benjamin Franklin 172. . Pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt. They are proud in humility. in general. . Pride is a tricky. glorious. . proud in that they are not proud. . .Adrienne Rich 171. All the other passions do occasional good. .Francis Bacon 175. Proud men hate one another. Beecher 167.Juvenal
. . but whenever pride puts in its work. Pride goeth before destruction.edged feeling. Revenge is the poor delight of little minds. . . I have been more and more convinced.Thomas Fuller 170. Pride : the general root of all harms. that.Old Testament 166. pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.Shakespeare 168. double. which the more man’s nature runs to.120 # Book of Quotations
(P) Pride :
165.Robert Burton 169. .W. . Small things make base men proud. for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.H. and a haughty spirit before a fall. the more ought law to weed it out. everything goes wrong.
W.New Testament: Romans 184. feed him. . Therefore if thine enemy hunger. . Revenge is profitable. which the world knows not. give him drink.H. Every heart has its secret sorrows. . for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. . . 181. It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it. Vengeance is mine.Francis Bacon 179. .Anon.Anonymous 178. He who injured you was either stronger or weaker. Longfellow 186. .Edward Gibban 180. Vengeance is a dish that should be eaten cold. I will repay. if he thirst. if he was stronger. Woman and elephant never forget an injury.Christina Rossetti
. spare yourself.Anonymous 183. If he was weaker. .English Proverb
(R) Sadness :
185. which otherwise would heal and do well. Forgiveness is the noblest revenge. saith the Lord. . . gratitude is expensive. The most tolerable sort of revenge is for those wrongs which there is no law to remedy.Book of Quotations # 121
176.Seneca 182.Francis Bacon 177. A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green. . Better by far you should forget and smile Than that you should remember and be sad. spare him.
. Our sweetest songs are those That tell of saddest thought. Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.Lord Byron 188. Seneea 195.B. While shame keeps the watch. the young are sad and bewildered. Shelley 189. . but I often wonder not to see them ashamed. The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame. There smites nothing so sharp.Rod Steiger 191. We look before and after And pine for what is not. .Anton Chekhov
.Swift 194. Our sincerest laughter With same pain is fraught.122 # Book of Quotations
187. . The old know what they want. or smelleth so sour As Shame. . . When people are ashamed they hold aloof. .Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet 193.L. Dark tree.A. value is not wholly extinguished in the heart. The only constant mourner o’er the dead! .Edmund Burke 196. still sad when others grief is fled. above all from those nearest to them.William Langland 192. He was not born to shame : Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit. I never wonder to see man wicked.P. . .Logan Pearsall Smith
(S) Shame :
Addison O ! that man’s ears should be deaf to counsel. .
8. Bennett : The Flag Goes By Off with your hat as the flag goes by! And let the heart have its say.
5. a ruffle of drums. . .Colton Flatterers look like friends. One catches more flies with a spoonful of honey than with twenty casks of vinegar.H.George Champman The most skilful flattery is to let a person talk on. 6.Wilhelm Raabe Men are like stone jugs – you may jug them where you like by the ears.Samuel Johnson Imitation is the sincerest (form) of flattery. Hats off! Along the street there comes A blare of bugles. You’re man enough for a tear in your eye That you will not wipe away. A flash of colour beneath the sky. but not to flattery. 4. and be listner .Swift The punishment for vanity is flattery. . . 3. as wolves like dogs.
136. . Bunner : The Old Flag
1. . . Flattery
1.Henry IV of France That flattery’s the food of tools.C.Book of Quotations # 123
2. Hats off! The flag is passing by.H. 7.
5.Herrick : To Blossoms Where flowers degenerate man cannot live.Bishop Coxe : The Singing of Birds Say it with flowers. 4.Shakespeare : A Midsummer. .
7. 2.124 # Book of Quotations
8.Napoleon Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. A fool always finds one still more foolish to admire him.
138. .W.Boileau What fools these mortals be! . . O’keefe (Slogan for the Society of American Florists)
1.Patrick F. .Night’s Dream
. .Gray Fair pledges of the fruitful tree Why do ye fall so fast ? Your date is not so past But you may stay yet there awhile To blush and gently smile And go at last.William Wordsworth One thing is certain and the rest is lies. . . . Fools
1. Beecher God made the flowers to beautify the art and cheer man’s careful mood. Full many a flower is born to blush unseen And waste its sweetness on the desert air.Omar Khayyam Flowers are words Which even a babe may understand. The flower that once has blown forever dies.
but old men know young men are the fools.Book of Quotations # 125
3. then dies the same.
10. . . but it requires a man of sense to know how to tell a lie. O heavens! is a great fool. A fool.
9. At fifty chides his infamous delay.Old Testament Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Hain’t we got all the fools in town on our side? And hain’t that a big enough majority in any town? . .resolves.Voltaire
. and reforms his plan.Pope At thirty man suspects himself a fool. . He who thinks himself wise. A fool can tell the truth. 6.Edward Young : Night Thoughts Wise men have more to learn of fools than fools of wise man. Knows it at forty. In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves. as a spoon tastes not the flavor of the soup.Mark Twain The wise man’s eyes are in his head.
7.Montaigne Young men think old men are fools. understands nothing of the true doctrine. and re.Lord Buddha 11. but the fool walketh in darkness. .George Chapman : All Fools If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass.Samuel Butler 12. . Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve. .
8. . though he lives in the company of the wise. .
7.La Rochefoucauld Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.Cicero Every man is the architect of his own fortune. the quickest and the best is to make people see clearly how much your success is in their interest.Mark Twain 14. .Sallust There is a tide in the affairs of men Which. Let us be thankful to the fools.Euripides If you are too fortunate.
. that rules man’s life.LIVY Fortune never seems so blind as to those upon whom she has bestowed no favours. .126 # Book of Quotations
13. taken at the flood. leads on to fortune. . not wisdom. . .Joseph Conrad : Under Western Eyes
139. 8. .Lenin 15. But for them rest of us could not succeed. 2. you will not know yourself. 3.La Bruyere
5. Fortune.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar Men are seldom blessed with good fortune and good sense at the same time. Fortune
1. nobody will know you. Fortune ! all men call the fickle. 4. . If you are too unfortunate. One fool can ask more questions in a minute than twelve wise men can answer in an hour. .Shakespeare It is fortune. . .Thomas Fuller Of all the ways to make your fortune. . Let a fool be made serviceable according to his folly.
John Milton No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses. . . Freedom
1. 8.Moshe Dayan : Story of My Life Man is born free. so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs or impede their efforts to obtain it.Emerson They can only set free men free. but licence .Lenin The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way.Syrus 11. Tagore None can love freedom heartily but good men. And there is no need of that.Anonymous
140. . 3.James Oppenheim : The Slave We gain freedom when we have paid the full price for our right to live. Fortune makes a fool of him whom she favours too much. ... I shall today be uppermost. Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
6. . And fend you with his wng. . Free men set themselves free. 2. Fortune knocks but once.Confucius 12. . but misfortune has much more patience. . the rest love not freedom. He shall cut pathways east and west.Jean Jacques Rousseau My angle – his name is Freedom – Choose him to be your king. .John Stuart Mill
7.R. . yet everywhere he is in chains.Book of Quotations # 127
10. The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly and who can say to himself.
. make me free – from fear of the future – from anxiety of the morrow – from bitterness towards anyone – from cowardice in face of danger – from failure before opportunity – from laziness in face of work. If I have freedom in my love. it can never come to us from outside. . Freedom demands respect for the freedom of others. Liberty means responsibility. Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty.Mahatma Gandhi 12. .Clarence Darrow 13. Freedom is the right to one’s dignity as a man.B. . .Lovelace : To Althea from prison 15. Stevenson
10.Jawaharlal Nehru 11.A. . That is why most man dread it.N.Burton 16. And in my soul am free. .G. Prosperity makes friends and adversity tries them. Real freedom is of the mind and spirit. Friend and friendship
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9. Freedom comes from human beings rather than from laws and institutions. E. Tagore 14.
A hungry man is not a free man. .R. Personal liberty is the paramount essential to human dignity and human happiness. . – Anonymous
141. Shaw 17. Lord.
9. Doing all we can to promote our friend’s happiness is better than to continually drink to his prosperity. . . and loves you just the same. you must a hundred try. I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet.
8. Like leaves in wintry weather. Shall I tell you why ? To find one good. The best way to keep friends is to never borrow from them and never lend them anything. .
When I remember all The friends. .
10.Moore The only way to have a friend is to be one .
7.Claude Mermet What is thine is mine.Paul de Kock 12. I’ve seen around me fall. praise them openly.hall deserted… .Book of Quotations # 129
2. 6. so link’d together.Emerson Friends are like melons. Thompson Love is only chatter. . Reprove your friends in secret.Aristotle A friend is someone who knows all about you. .Plautus Against a foe I can myself defend– But Heaven protect me from a blundering friend ! . .Elbert Hubbard
3.Minna Thomas Antrim
. Friends are all that matter.D’Arcy W. though he had all other goods.
5. and all mine is thine. 4. .Syrus 11.Gelett Burgess Without friends no one would choose to live.
.R. slower in changing. To all the lower world denied. nor the kindly smile.Dale Carnegie 18. President) 20.S. . peculiar boon of Heav’n. The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand. send me a friend. .George Washington
.Louisa May Alcott 14. . A faithful friend is the medicine of life. ‘Stay’ is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. . . You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. .130 # Book of Quotations
13.Oscar Wilde 19. it’s the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.Benjamin Franklin 15. .Samuel Johnson : Friendship 22. True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. Be slow in choosing a friend. Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.W. . God. Friendship.Thomas Fuller 17. that will tell me of my faults. .Woodrow Wilson (28th U. Friendship is single soul dwelling in two bodies. The noble mind’s delight and pride. An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship. Emerson 21. nor the joy of companionship. To men and angels only giv’n.The Bible 16.Aristotle 23. .
4.born US philosopher) 25.William Somerset Maugham
142. There was the Door to which I found no key.Thomas Fuller 28.The Bible Trust no Future.Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat There was a wise man in the East whose constant prayer was that he might see today with the eyes of tomorrow.
5. . . .Longfellow
2. and the only thing is to fact it.M. most loving mere folly. Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another.
. for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. The fact is.T. It comes soon enough. Cicero Boast not thyself of tomorrow.Thomas Fuller 27. Future
1. . .
3. There was the Veil through which I might not see. Most friendship is feigning. .Book of Quotations # 131
24.George Santayana (Spanish. one grows out of people. .Shakespeare : As You Like It 26.
6. which strengthens with the setting sun of life. . . but will never be sound.Albert Einstein Ignorance of future ills is a more useful thing than knowledge.Alfred Mercier I never think of the future. It’s painful for both sides. Friendship is the shadow of the evening. . people are friends in spots. It’s no good trying to keep up old friendships. A broken friendship may be soldered. howe’er pleasant ! Let the dead past bury its dead ! .
Who heeds not the future. . 8.N. I have learned to live each day as it comes. . Bovee 16. Heav’n from all creatures hides the Book of Fat.Samuel Johnson Take care of the present and the future will take care of itself. . will find sorrow at hand. and then make our plans with confidence.
10.Dorothy Dix 11.English Saying Nothing can guarantee the future. . .Arnold Glasow 14. .Pope : Essay on Man 12. calculate the risks involved. future still remains. . The trouble with the future is that it usually arrives before we’re ready for it. . estimate our ability to deal with them.
The future is purchased by the present. .Tennyson 15. .Mahatma Gandhi 13.Confucius 17. All but the page prescribed. .Henry Ford II
9.C. The best way to predict the future is to create it. For I dipt into the future. Saw the vision of the world and all the wonder that would be.Peter Drucker
. When all else is lost. The highest wisdom is never to worry about the future but to resign ourselves entirely to his will.132 # Book of Quotations
7. and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. their present state. The best we can do is to seize up the chances. far as human eye could see.
Plato Generosity. . And. Radhakrishnan
2. .Bernard Shaw We must cultivate our garden.Troy Gordon We are a generation not in revolt but in retreat. God Almighty first planted a garden.
3. . Generosity
1. Our generation never had a chance. . .Thomas Fuller
2. .S. .Voltaire
.Charles Wadsworth Most of us don’t expect to be admired by our children but we wouldn’t mind a slight closing of the generation gap.
144. he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. a princely mind will undo a private family. Generation gap
3. indeed. Garden
1. it is the purest of human pleasures. If a man be endowed with a generous mind this is the best kind of nobility.Book of Quotations # 133
4. wrong placed. and now that we’re older they tell us to listen to youth. becometh a vice.
145. When we were young they taught us to respect our elders. .Francis Bacon The best place to seek God is in a garden.Maurice Seitter By the time a man realises that may be his father was right. You can dig for him there. .
. Genius does what it must. .Amiel The eagle never lost so much time as when he submitted to learn of the crow.Jonathan Swift : Thoughts on Various Subjects Genius is master of man.Jane Ellice Hopkins When a true genius appears in the world.
3. Doing easily what others find difficult is talent.. Tagore
8. . .
7. genius.Thomas A.
10. I often think.Christopher Morley
.Georges – Louis Leclerc Buffon Genius is one percent inspiration and ninty. Edison (Newspaper Interview. . 4.N. means only an infinite capacity for taking pains.nine percent perspiration.R. doing what is impossible to talent is genius. . .
9.Blake Genius is merely a great aptitude for patience. 1931) .. Genius
Some are unwisely liberal.John Waston Foster Genius does not argue.Owen Meredith One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.. genius. Genius consists of an infinite capacity for catching trains. . and more delight to give presents than to pay debts.Sir P. .134 # Book of Quotations
3. and Talent does what it can. you may know him by this sign. Sidney
146. that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
5. it creates.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined.
4. . . . . I have nothing to declare except my genius.Arthur Koestler 16. Giving and helping others
(A) Giving :
1. critic] 12. The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth. The greatest genius is never so great as when it is chastised and subdued by the highest reason. . .Proverb That is no true alms which the hand can hold.Aldous Huxley [English novelist. the opening of new frontiers. it can never be taught.Book of Quotations # 135
11. . and thou shalt have treasure in heaven. There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.R. The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality. . Matthew God loveth a cheerful giver. lendeth unto the Lord.J. He gives only the worthless gold Who gives from a sense of duty. .
.Charles Caleb Cotton 17. Genius must be born. .Goethe 18. which means never losing your enthusiasm. but by himself. He that hath pity upon the poor.Aristotle 15.Dryden 13. 2. and give to the poor. Lowell Go and sell that thou hast.Oscar Wilde
147.New Testament. .New Testament. The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age. II Corinthians
3.Samuel Johnson 14. .
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5. If you haven’t any charity in your heart. Only a life lived for others is the life worth while. . philosopher) Behold.
It is more blessed to give than to receive.Albert Einstein 12.Shakespeare
.Winston Churchill 14. . we can make a living. writer. . . Its not enough to help the feeble up. Bulwer 15. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. XX.E.G.
10. When I give I give myself. . Giving requires good sense. . . But to support him after. and that is sincerity and integrity. 35 From what we get. .Khalil Gibran (Lebanese . makes a life.Ovid
(B) Helping Others :
11.born US poet. what we give. We make a life by what we give.Douglas Adams You give but little when you give of your possessions.Bob Hope 13.
8. 6.Arthur Ashe To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money. . however. acts. I do not give lectures or a little charity. .
9. When a person is down in the world an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching. We make a living by what we get. you have the worst kind of heart trouble.New Testament.Walt Whitman
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6. Housma On the journey to life’s highway.A.Anonymous
3.Charles De Gaulle
2. .H. 5.
. . Glory
1. Mordaunt The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be. . it solves many problems at once.Book of Quotations # 137
148.Proverb If we make it our first goal to please God. . . . .W.Philip E. Objective. Longfellow The goal stands up. the keeper Stands up to keep the goal.
4. Before you score. Howard Oh! yet we trust that somehow good will be the final goal of ill. One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.
149. 2.Socrates (Quoted by Cicero) The road to glory is not strewn with flowers. .O.Thomas A Kempis For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her. Goal. Obstacles and Solution
(A) Goal :
1.Alfred Lord Tennyson Life is real ! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal.La Fontaine O how quickly passes away the glory of the earth. you must have a goal. keep your eyes upon the goal.T.
have the necessary means to achieve your ends : wisdom. No wind makes for him that hath no intended port to sail unto. 384 B. Schuller 13. Second.Aristotle [Greek Philosopher. . Sometimes you don’t think you’re progressing until you step back and see how high you’ve really gone. . have a definite. clear. an objective. Third.138 # Book of Quotations
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10.C. set your goals high but take one step at a time. .Syrus 14. Do not turn back when you are just at the goal. money.Donny Osmond 12. 8. . .
A goals is a dream with a deadline.322 B. concentrate our energy. Don’t look too far up.Michel De Montaigne
. adjust all your means to that end.C.Don Marquis 16. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. materials and methods. . Ours is a world where people don’t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it ? .Proverb
(B) Objective :
15. they are essential to keep us alive.Napoleon Hill First. so realise the goal.Denis Waitley
9. Goals are not absolutely necessary to motivate us. . That is what goals can do for us.Ralph Waldo Emerson 11. practical ideal : a goal. Hitch your wagon to a star. Goal is nothing but Godly order against laziness.] Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. ..
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5. my guide and lantern to my feet. Tagore
(D) Solution :
20. . . God is truth and light his shadow.N.Henry Ford 18. He plants his footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. . For what are obstacles to the lower creatures are opportunities to the higher life of man.Book of Quotations # 139
(C) Obstacles :
17. .Cowper : Hymn
3.Anonymous An honest God is the noblest work of man. the Great Giver. . Tagore If God did not exist.Voltaire God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform. 4. .R.Joan Baez
. When you come to roadblock.
6.N. .Mary Kay Ash 19. God
1. the answers come.R. As long as one keeps searching. can open the whole universe to our gaze in the narrow space of a single lane. take a detour.Plato God shall be my hope. . my stay. it would be necessary to invent him.Samuel Butler God.
New Testament O God. And our eternal home. . God’s great power is in the gentle breeze. .
8.R. .G. Truth.
12.C. God is that indefinable something which we all feel but which we do not know. . .
God is incorporeal.
13. God is ethics and morality.Isaac Watts Everyone is in a small way the image of God.
10.Mary Baker Eddy : Science and Health God is love. .Romans 16. He is even the atheism of the atheist . Our hope for years to come. infinite Mind. 11. God is simply the stream of tendency by which all things seek to fulfil the law of their being. To me God is truth and love.Matthew Arnold
9.Manilius God is our expression for all forces and powers which we do not understand or with which we are unfamiliar.Samuel Butler Belief in God is an instinct as natural to man as walking on two legs.Mahatma Gandhi
. divine. If God be with us. not in the storm. our help in ages past.
14.N. God is conscience. who can be against us? . supreme.140 # Book of Quotations
7. God is fearlessness. Spirit. . Tagore 17. Soul. let people see what God can make you like. Principle. God is the source of light and life and yet he is above and beyond all these. and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God. and God in him. Love. Life. Lichtenberg For science. . Our shelter from the stormy blast. If you want people believe in God. .Emerson 15.
. They serve God well.E. All that lives or moves on earth transient or permanent exists in the glory of God. possessors of the present. . .N. sages call it by various names. .Lord Shrikrishna : Bhagwad Gita 21.Book of Quotations # 141
18. God respects me when I work. He comes to me. . Radhakrishnan 23.C. . . He who knows the nature of my task and my holy birth is not reborn. Norton
. .Guru Nanak 27. Tagore 29. God is gracious to him who earneth his living by his own labour and not by begging. creators of the future.Prophet M|uhammad 26. . That which exists is one.S.R. The past is our foundation. It is God’s arrangement that they should be children of the past. God is one.Sri Aurobindo 22. The innermost being of God is perfect love which expands itself for others.Swami Vivekanand 20. who serve His creatures.The Kuran 28. .Sri Ramakrishna 25. and fear.Meera 19. all creation proclaims it : High above all is the Lord of glory supreme. hatred. but He has innumerable forms. but he loves me when I sing. .S.Rig Veda 24. The message is not new. . the present our material the future our aim and smmit. Blessed is he who has dived into the ocean of the nectar of His name. One cannot have the vision of God as long as one has these three– shame. when he leaves this body.
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30. Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning one song shall rise to Thee; Holy, Holy, Holy, Merciful and Mighty! God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity! - Reginald Heber
151. Good (ness)
1. 2. God acts are the saviors of man. - Proverb A good man is covered with blessings from head to foot, but an evil man inwardly curses his luck. - The Bible There is no Good, there is no Bad; these be the whims of mortal will: That works me weal that I call ‘good’, what harms and hurts me I hold as ‘ill’. - Siri Richard Burton The best is the enemy of the good. - Voltaire Be good and you will be lonesome. - Mark Twain There is some soul of goodness in things evil, Would men observingly distil it out. - Shakespear : Henry V. Roaming in thought over the Universe, I saw the little That is Good steadily hastening towards immortality, And the vast all that is called Evil I saw hastening to merge itself and become lost and dead. - Walt Whitman Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. - John Wesley
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There are two perfectly good men: one dead, and the unborn. - Chinese Proverb
10. May we follow the path of goodness as the sun and the moon follow their path. - Rig Veda
1. The whole of Government consists in the art of being honest. - Thomas Jefferson The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of Government. - George Washington Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph De Maistre No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent. - Abraham Lincoln Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad…but because man is by nature more individualistic than social. - Thomas Hobbes Government is a trust and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. - Henry Clay For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed, is the very definition of slavery. - Jonathan Swift The state is meant for man, not man for the state. - Albert Einstein [Germen - born US physicist] That Government is the best, which governs the best. - Mahtama Gandhi
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10. Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection– they have many friends and few enemies. - Wendell Phillips 11. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. - Edmund Burke 12. The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded. - Charles Luisde Secondat 13. All oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger. - Confucius 14. When any of the four pillars of government – religion, justice, counsel and treasure – are mainly shaken or weakened, men had need to pray for fair weather. - Francis Bacon
1. Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation, you do not find it among gross people. - Samuel Johnson Gratitude is the memory of the heart. - J.B. Massieu Two kinds of gratitude: the sudden kind We feel for what we take, the larger kind We feel for what we give. - E.A. Robinson Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect. - Rousseau He who receives a benefit should never forget, he who bestows should never remember it. - Charron
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I believe the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped. - Feodor Dostoevski Do you think that every debt can be paid off with money? - R.N. Tagore
1. The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night. - Longfellow That man is great, and he alone, Who serves a greatness not his own, For neither praise nor pelf; Content to know and be unknown: Whole in himself. - Owen Meredith : A Great Man The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise! - P.J. Proudhon But be not afraid of greatness : some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon ’em. - Shakespeare : Twelfth Night A really great man is known by three signs : generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success. - Bismark All great men come out of the middle class. - Emerson No man ever yet became great by imitation. - Samuel Johnson Great and good are seldom the same men. - Thomas Fuller
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To be simple is to be great, - R.W. Emerson
10. Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength. - H.W. Beecher 11. There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great. - G.K. Chesterton 12. A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child. - Chinese Proverb 13. No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men. - Thomas Carlyle 14. Great men are the true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. - Frederick C. Amiel 15. The price of greatness is responsibility. - Winston Churchill 16. Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them. - Colton 17. The world can not do without great men, but great men are troublesome to the world. - Goethe 18. If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness, and ask for truth, and he will find both. - Horace 19. How very weak the very wise, How very small the very great are ! - Thackeray 20. Great men are not always wise. - Anonymous
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21. The great are only great because we carry them on our shoulders; when we throw them off they sprawl on the ground. - Montandre
1. 2. Fish and visitors smell in three days. - Benjamin Franklin The first day, a guest; the second day a burden; the third, a pest. - Plautus For I, who hold sage Homer’s rule the best, Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. - Pope
1. 2. The guts carry the feet, not the feet the guts. - Miguel De Cervantes The guts uphold the heart. - Thomas Fuller
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1. 2. A habit is a shirt made of iron. - Czeck Proverb Habit is the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. - William James : Psychology Habits are first cobwebs, then cables. - Spanish Proverb Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. - St. Augustine Habit is either the best servants, or the worst of masters. - Emmous Good habits result from resisting temptation. - Ancient Proverb Great is the force of habit; it teaches us to bear labour and to scorn injury and pain. - M.T. Cicero An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones. - William Somerset Maugham It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. - Benjamin Franklin
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10. Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married ? - Barbra Streisand 11. The fox changes his skin but not his habits. - Suetonius 12. Habit is habit and not to be flunge out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. - Mark Twain
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158. Health and Healing
(A) Health :
1. A healthy body is the guest- chamber of the soul; a sick its prison. - Francis Bacon Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind; nor can the material senses bear reliable testimony on the subject of health. - Mary Baker Eddy O health ! health ! the blessing of the rich! the riches of the poor ! who can buy thee at too dear a rate, since there is no enjoying this world without thee ? - Ben Jonson The preservation of health is duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. - Herbert Spencer He has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everyting. - Arabian Proverb A sound mind is a sound body. - Greek Proverb Health and cheerfulness mutually begets each other. - Joseph Addison Health lies in laobur, and there is no royal road to it but through toil. - Wendell Phillips The fate of a nation has often depended on the good or bad digestion of a prime minister. - Voltaire
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10. Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. - Syrus
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11. God made our bodies temples of our souls, and they (atma) should be kept strong and clean, to be worthy of the deity that occupies them. - Khalil Gibran 12. May all my limbs remain unimpaired and my soul unconquered. - Rig Ved 13. The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. - Anthony Robbins 14. The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not. - Mark Twain 15. It is healthy to be sick sometimes. - Henry David Thoreau 16. I went to my doctor and asked for persistent wind. He gave me a kite. - Les Dawson 17. Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. - Benjamin Franklin
(B) Healing :
17. What wound did ever heal but by degrees? - Shakespeare 18. There are hurts so deep that one cannot reach them or heal them with words. - Kate Seredy 19. When you can’t remember why you’re hurt, that’s when you’re healed. - Jane Fonda
New Testament : Luke
2. The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious.. Heart and Head
1.Herrick A good heart is worth gold... ..
10.Pascal Every heart has its secret which the world knows not... A heart as sound and free As in the whole world thou canst find.A. ..and.. When I was one.H. Housman 11. .twenty I heard a wise man say : “Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away. Because my love is come to me.. 9. My heart is like a rainbow shell. but the mouth of the wise man is in his heart. .. 7.E. so he is..” .. . 8..tree .Martin Luther
. A heart as soft.Book of Quotations # 151
159.Proverb The heart has its reasons which reason does not know. That heart I’ll give to thee... .. My heart is gladder than all these. .
6.. 4. .W. Longfellow Where your treasure is there will your heart be also.Christina Rossetti The heart of the fool is in his mouth. a heart as kind.Benjamin Franklin As he thinketh in his heart. . 3.Shakespeare The heart has no language.Mahatma Gandhi My heart is like a singing bird . My heart is like an apple. it speaks to the heart. .
use your heart. a tragedy to those that feel. . . Lightenberg 17. I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart.R. Want and wealth equally harden the human heart. and that is softness of head. but I deny it.Edward Young 16. they say.J. as frost and fire are both alien to the human flesh. If wrong our hearts. and gets his speeches by it. And pleasures banish pain. .Horace Walpole 18. Heaven and Hell
1. Now the heart is so full that a drop overfills it. – He has a heart. . A good heart is better than all the heads in the world. use your head. Everyone speaks well of his heart. .Samuel Rogers 19.Lytton 15. to handle others.The English Digest 22. . The head is always the dupe of the heart.Theodore Roosevelt 13. Where saints immortal reign. . Ward has no heart. but no one dares to say it of his head. .La Rochefoucauld 21. . Some people feel with their heads and think with their hearts.152 # Book of Quotations
12. . our heads are right in vain. . .Bulwer.Isaac Watts : There Is a Land
160. To handle yourself. The world is a comedy to those that think.Theodore Parker 14. Infinite day excludes the night.La Rochefoucauld 20. we are happy now because God wills it.G.C. There is a land of pure delight.
Holland Heaven means to be one with God.G.J. than serve in Heav’n. . .Confucius One who does not care for heaven.New Testament : Matthew
. . and many there be which go in thereat. though in Hell : Better to reign in Hell. we clutch thee.
O world Invisible. we touch thee.John Milton 11. . he is already in heaven.Emily Dickinson : Poems. there is no Hell. a hell of heaven. The mind is its own place and in itself can make a heaven of hell. And Hell the Shadow from a Soul on fire. . .P. 6. we view thee : O world intangible. .
10. and in my choice To reign is worth ambition. O world unknowable. 7. Here we may reign secure. Nor visited in heaven.William Wordsworth Heav’n but the Vision of fulfill’d Desire. Inapprehensible. Yet certain am I of the spot As if the chart were given.Sir Richard Burton
3. . IV Heaven is not reached by a single bound But we build the ladder by which we rise. . Wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction. .Milton : Paradise Lost 12.
5.H.Francis Thompson : In No Strange Land I never spoke with God. . Blavatsky Heaven lies about us in our infancy.Book of Quotations # 153
2.Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat There is no Heaven. these be the dreams of baby minds. 8. we know thee.
. .W.R. which destroy the soul.B. .Oscar Wilde 17.John Webster 14. . covetousness. We are each our own devil. anger. . Self-love and the love of the world constitute hell.Lord Shri Krishna 16.George Bernard Shaw 22.G. . but he is brave five minutes longer.Virgil 15. . Hell is an outrage on humanity. 3. Shaw 19. and we make this world our hell. A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell. That’s the greatest torture souls feel in hell : In hell.R. No man is a hero to his valet. I believe in heaven and hell– on earth. The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.desire. If you go to heaven without being naturally qualified for it. . . Smooth the decent and easy is the way. .Swedenborg 21. . Emerson A hero is no braver than an ordinary man.Abraham L. you will not enjoy yourself there. The gates of hell are three. The gates of hell are open night and day. Feinberg
161.W. .Madame De Cornuel Every hero at last becomes a bore. Hero
1. that they must live and cannot die. . Emerson
. 2.Victor Hugo 18.154 # Book of Quotations
13.Samuel Johnson 20.
H.Mad Neckar No man is a hero to his own wife : no woman is a wife to her own hero. .worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.trust is the essence of heroism. . Van Loon : The Story of Mankind History of the world is but the biography of great men. 2. History
1.W. Cecil History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes.
8. . 8.F.Porteus Worship your heroes from a far.
162. 3. .L. .Napoleon Bonaparte : Sayings The history of the world is the record of a man in quest of his daily bread and butter. million a her.M. .W. 7. Amiel Self.R.Herbert Spencer Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over fear.Thomas Carlyle History can be well written only in a free country. 9. Wells : The Outline of History
4.H.F.Henry Ford What is history but a fable agreed upon ? . 7. . Emerson One murder makes a villian. .D.Book of Quotations # 155
4. .Edward Gibbon Human history is in essence a history of ideas. follies and misfortunes of mankind. . Voltaire History is only interesting as long as it is strictly true.G.
Hero. .H. . History is bunk. . 6.Anonymous
5. 5. contact withers them.
Home. . They have to take you in.Samuel Johnson
. only a great man can write it.
4. . History is only a confused heap of facts.Oswald Chambers Just as a candle cannot burn without fire.L. .Anonymous The serene beauty of a holy life is the most powerful influence in the world next to power of God. Holiness
1. . . Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Mencken 12. House and housework
1. . men cannot live without spiritual life.Robert Frost Mid pleasures and palaces though we may raom.Lord Buddha
2. there’s no place like home. whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound. 3. . . Sanctity is a stubbornness about fulfilling God’s will always.H. and inspite of any difficulty. Be it ever so humble.Earl of Chesterfield 11.156 # Book of Quotations
9.James Alberione Sanctity is made up of little things.
There is but a shallow stream of thought in history. .Oscar Wilde
163. Home is the place where. . little virtues and actions. when you have to go there.John Howard Payne : Home Sweet Home Happy the man. Anybody can make history. Historian : An unsuccessful novelist.
5. .Goethe A man who travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. but never roam True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home. A crocodile at home.Elizabeth Home is where the heart is. Houses are built to live in. Can beat an elephant.George Barnard Shaw
13.Christian Morgenstern 11. . .Wordsworth : To a Skyland He is happiest. Home is the girl’s prison and the woman’s work house. . as for his repose. .Sir Edward Coke 14. A dog can make him pant.Francis Bacon
.George Moore : The Brooke Kerith Home after all is the best place when life begins to wobble.Panchatantra 12. Home is not where you live but where they understand you. But if he goes abroad. let use be preferred before uniformity.
Type of the wise. . 9. as well for his defence against injury and violence. .
8. not to look on. .Book of Quotations # 157
10. therefore. .
6. The house of everyone is to him his castle and fortress.
7. who soar.Pliny The word ‘home’ means more than the word ‘house’. . be he king or peasant who finds peace in his home.Anon.
. Set not your house on fire to be revenged of the moon. but honesty is its own defence. He that lives in a glass house must not throw stone. . Honesty
1. catch fire or block the refrigerator door.Alexander Pope We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.Phyllis Diller 19. . He that builds a fair house upon an ill seed committeth himself to prison. . . 3. . Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
. .Kautilya Lies will get any man into trouble. if the item doesn’t multiply.The Brible An honest man is always a child.Francis Bacon 17. you do the dishes . 2.158 # Book of Quotations
18. . My theory on housework is.Thomas Fuller 16.Erma Bombeck
6. I hate housework! You make the beds. smell.Thomas Jefferson An honest man is the noblest work of God.and six months later you have to start all over again. Why should you? . Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. .George Barnard Shaw Peace is dependent upon honesty and oath is immutable both in this world and in the other world.
5. let it be. . No one else ears.Martial
4. .Joan Rivers 20.
Honour and shame from no condition rise. 11. . . .
16. .W. .Grover Cleveland
2.S. you know he is a crook.Book of Quotations # 159
7.Croucho Marx And whether you’re an honest man or whether you’re a thief Depends on whose solicitor has given my brief. “Yes”. .
12. . when honour dies.Shakespeare : Hamlet Honesty with oneself is the condition of spiritual integrity.Proverb
3. Gilbert It is discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. sir. Radhakrishnan Corruption wins not more than honesty. The man is dead. .
15. If he says. . . .
14. as this world goes.The Mother Lock your door and keep your neighbour honest. is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.Pope When faith is lost.Whittier Honour lies in honest toil.S. 8.Noel Coward To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Honesty once pawned is never redeemed. there all the honour lies.John Ruskin For the governments honesty lies not only in saying what they are doing but also in doing what they say. Honour
1.Thomas Middleton Ay. 10. to be honest.Shakespeare There’s one way to find out if a man is honest– ask him.
13. Act well your part.
Colton He that desires honour is not worth of honour.160 # Book of Quotations
9.New Testament : Matthew Be not forgetful to entertain strangers.Harry S. . .Jean De La Bruyere If it be a sin to covet honour.R.H. . 5. Mencken Dignity does not consist in possessing honours. . but in deserving them.Aristotle Show me the man you honour and I will know what kind of man you are. I am the most offending soul. . for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.C. . I was a stranger.Hebrews
. and ye took me in.
167. and often pulls down our house to build our monument. 13. Hospitality
10. I am out of words. I can catch it and throw it back.Thomas Carlyle The louder he talked of his honour.W. But when somebody awards a decoration to me.C.L.
8. She feeds us with air. . Emerson If somebody throws a brick at me. Truman Honour is most capricious in her rewards. the faster we counted our spoons. 7.Shakespeare Honour is simply the morality of superior man. .Mahatma Gandhi
6.Proverb We honour the illustrious dead best by following their examples. 2.
A man of honour knows no false pride. . .
W. Self interest is but the survival of the animal in us. I love my country better than my family but I love humanity better than my country. sad music of humanity. and nothing human can be of indifference to me.Mahatma Gandhi 7. truth.B. There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.Fenelon 4. . .Wordsworth 10.G. Shaw 11. . virtue and abiding love. dignified. Humanity is not the highest Godhead . The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation.Shri Aurobindo 5. .sacrifice.Book of Quotations # 161
168.H.George Moore 2. humanity only begins for man with self.surrender. But hearing oftentimes The still. Amiel 6. . human doctrine is the greatest good of all. After all there is but one race– humanity. sustained enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.S. I am a man.Charles Sumner 9. human nature and human soul
(A) Humanity :
1. God is more than humanity but in humanity too we have to find and serve him. beauty. . Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory. . .Terence 3. . Landor 8. and this can only be achieved by utmost self. Humanity. The only real. .Eric Hoffer
. .F. It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbour. knowledge.
. I am not an Athenian.John Keats 19. . There is nothing that can be changed more completely than human nature when the job is taken in hand early enough. after all. Live and let live. One touch of nature makes the whole world ken. There is in human nature generally more of the fool than of the wise.Shakespeare 21. . A person who is going to commit an inhuman act invariably excuses himself by saying. The duty of man is the same in respect of his own nature as in respect of the nature of all other things.George Orwell 13.Sydney Harris 18.Mahatma Gandhi 14. You must not lost faith in humanity.G. . A humanitarian is always a hypocrite. namely not to follow if but to amend it.162 # Book of Quotations
12.B. nor a Greek. ‘I’ am only human. . Humanity is an ocean. if a few drops of the ocean are dirty. . the ocean does not become dirty. .S. . but a citizen of the world. . Shaw
(B) Human Nature :
16.J. . Mill 20.Socrates 15. It’s casier to understand human nature by bearing in mind that almost everybody thinks he’s an exception to most rules.Francis Bacon 17.
. Tagore The hour of the greatest triumph is the hour of the greatest humility. all sees all. Humility
1. but no one wants to be humble.
9. nor does it mean a low opinion of your own gifts. One gets attached. Two everloving gold feathered birds. the other is merely a witness. the other is human soul.
8. humility makes man into angels.Book of Quotations # 163
(C) Human Soul and God :
5.St. One eats delicious fruits.Mahatma Gandhi Many people want to be devout.
4. .William Temple The landscape painter must walk in the field with a humble mind.Anonymous We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. to in for pride.Chrysostom I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility. . 3. If thou would not down thyself. . it tastes without tasting. without being seen. Humility is the root of all virtues. .La Rochefoucauld It thou wishest to ride over the difficulties. sit on the tree of eternity.R. One is God. then humility is the way for thee. the other remains detached but governs.N. . .
7.Kobir Pride changes angels into devils.John Ruskin Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people. 6. . . 2.
Lincoln Steffens 3. Somerset Maugham 11.Owen Meredith
.164 # Book of Quotations
10. .Washington Irving 10. Good humaur is goodness and wisdom combined. . and you don’t know how comfortable you can make yourself on this planet. Humour is the salt of personality.Charles Gow 5. to inferiors nobleness. . to equals courtesy.H. Thackeray 8. W. a little tolerance. Pride ends in destruction. . .Khalil Gibran 4. A sense of humour is a sense of proportion.Mark Twain 2. A little commonsense. Humour
1. Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humour in the woman. Good humour makes all things tolerable. . . . . Humour is an affirmation of dignity. . a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him.Romain Gary 9. Good humour is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. To be humble to the superiors is duty. The secret source of humour is not joy but sorrow. .W. there is no humour in heaven. . .The Bible 11.Oscar Wilde 6. Beecher 7. W.W. Honest humour is the oil and wine of a merry meeting. humility ends in honour. a little good humour. The only thing worth having in an earthly existence is a sense of humour.Benjamin Franklin
8. after the nerve has been extracted.Herrick
7. . Husband and Wife
1. . than when his wife talks Greek. Instead of skipping what she doesn’t like.Francis Bacon All other goods by Fortune’s hand are given. . A wife is the peculiar gift of Heaven.
6.George Colman 11.
9. but a bachelor.Neal O’hara A man is in general better pleased when be has a good dinner upon table. she goes over and over it. A husband is what is left of a lover.French Proverb He knows little who will tell his wife all he knows.Honore de Balzac A good husband be deaf and good wife blind. 4. 5.Oscar Wilde
2. . Wives are young men’s mistresses. What a pity it is that nobody knows how to manage a wife. .Pope A wife who says she can read her husband like a book rarely does.Book of Quotations # 165
171. The only comfort of my life. companions for middle age. They look so thoroughly unhappy. 3.Thomas Fuller One can always recognize women who trust their husbands. . Is that I never yet had wife. and old men’s nurses. . .Helen Rowland A woman must be a genius to create a good husband. . .
6.Shakespeare : Macbeth He that speaketh me fair and loves me not. Is like a villian with a smiling cheek.La Rochefoucauld With one hand he put A penny in the urn of poverty...Samuel Johnson Hypocrisy is the homage.
8. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy. . An evil soul.166 # Book of Quotations
12. . And with the other took a shilling out.
. 3. . No man is hypocrite in his pleasures.Robert Pollock The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. what a goodly outside falsehood hath! . which vice pays to virtue.. A goodly apple rotten at the heart: O. Look like the time. I will speak to him fair and trust him not.Mahabharata 13. But be the serpent under’t.William Hazlitt A man is at his worst when he pretends to be good. . .Syrus
4. When a wife sins the husband is never innocent. look like innocent flower. .
7. .. . . .Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice To beguile the time. 2. The wife is the source of salvation.John Ray The only vice which can not be forgiven is hypocrisy.. producing holy witness.
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173. nations may rise and fall. As soon as you elaborate it. but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death. Ideas should be received like guests – in a friendly way. Paxton Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men. .
9. An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. or they are no better than dreams. . . .M. Thoughts are mightier than armies.Emerson No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.Mark Van Doren To die for an idea : it is unquestionably noble.
5. .Elbert Hubbard A man may die.Victor Hugo Bring ideas in and entertain them royally.Anon.W. .John F. .
6. but how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true. . for one of them may be the king.
.Alberto Moravia 2. but with the reservation that they are not to tyrannies their host. it becomes transformed by thought.Pablo Picasso Ideas go booming through the world lounder than canon. An idea is a point of departure and no more.
concludes that it will also make better soup. on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage.R.Thomas Edison 12. partly according to other people’s ideas.John M. Tagore 16.168 # Book of Quotations
10. he becomes irresistible. . .five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives. .L. never goes back to its original dimensions. . . Timid thoughts. The ideas gained by men before they are twenty. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you’re working on. . . . Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully.P. Man’s mind.
4.Oliver Wendell Holmes 13. Keynes 14. Idealist
1. idealists are apt to walk straight into the gutter. Smith When a man works for an ideal. An idealist is one who helps other people to be prosperous.Henry Ford An idealist is one who.
174.William James 15. do not be afraid of me. Everybody lives and acts partly according to his own. Ideas shape the course of history. It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. .L.Leo Talstoy 11.Gandhi (Mahatma)
2. Mencken When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers.
3. . stretched by a new idea.N. I am the poet. .
9.Thomas Bacon Idleness is the holiday of fools.Socrates
2. fills up a man’s time much more completely. . than through age. .Samuel Johnson Idleness is the parent of all psychology. but he is idle who might be better employed.
5.Book of Quotations # 169
175. And died with nothing done.
4. He is not only idle who does nothing.do. 6. thou sluggard. 7. . . . We grow older more through indolence. .Old Testament Perhaps man is the only being that can properly be called idle. He lived a life of going to. A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. Idleness
1. and be wise.F.Christina of Sweden 11. He slept beneath the moon.William Cowper 12. I have observed.Thomson Go to the ant. Nietzsche To do nothing is the way to be nothing.Nathiel Howe Idleness. Albery Their only labour was to kill time.
10. 8.J. consider her ways. and leave him less his own master. . . 3. .Chesterfield Too much idleness. which is the wellspring and root of all nice. . than any sort of employment whatsoever. Absence of occupation is not rest.W. He basked beneath the sun. . .
9. why aren’t there more happy people? . . .
6.Schopenhauer Ignorance is the night of the mind.
2. .Cicero Where ignorance is bliss.170 # Book of Quotations
13. . .B. Alcott I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
5. Those who sit idly in the expectation for god’s help are great fools.Swami Dayanand 14. An idle mind is devil’s workshop.R.Samuel Butler There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance.
7. . . .Prove
176. ‘Tis folly to be wise. Goethe There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. a night without moon or star.A. To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.Confucious The truest characters of ignorance are vanity. . pride and arrogance. White Ignorance is degrading only when found in company with riches.
4.W.Gray If ignorance is bliss.W.
like bread and butter. all our hero. If we knew all. Imagination
1. . Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit. One of the best and fastest way of acquiring knowledge is to insist on remaining ignorant about things that aren’t worth knowing.
. .Shakespeare : A Midsummer Night’s Dream Imagination is more important than knowledge. all our dreams of coming peace. we could not endure life for an hour.Napoleon
2. All our loves. That man must be tremendously ignorant who answers every question that is put to him. . Ignorance is the condition necessary.Sydney Harris 16. . .Anatole France 12.Anonymous 15. .worships. but for existence itself. Ignorance is the mother of research. the lover. 3. I do not say for happiness. .Oscar Wilde 17.Anatole France 13. .M.F.Albert Einstein : On Science The human race is governed by its imagination.Book of Quotations # 171
10. and the poet Are of imagination all compact. Voltaire 11. all our visions of fortune. . There is no darkness but ignorance. . The lunatic. touch it and the bloom is gone. . Ignorance and error are necessary to life. are the fruits of ignorance.Hillaire Belloc 14.Shakespeare
5. . Colton And the man who plants cabbages imitates too ! .
7.Raineesh Don’t give so much rein to your imagination – it does no good and only wastes your time. Imitation is the sincerest (form) of flattery. must sleep on during one perpetual night.Willmot A good imitation is the most perfect originality. . . . 5.
The great instrument of moral good is the imagination. 2.B. . . . 6.Voltaire No man ever yet became great by imitation.P. Imitation
8. 3.C. . .Samuel Johnson
179.R. when our short day has closed.Joubert If you can observe yourself. .
9. then you can allow your imagination complete freedom.Lord Shri Rama He who has imagination without learning has wings but not feet.Anonymous This world has no separate existence. it exists only in our imagination just as we imagine the existence of a snake in the rope. Sun may rise and set.Austin Dobson We imitate only what we believe and admire.N. .172 # Book of Quotations
4. we.C. Immortality
1. 4. Shelley Imagination is eye of the soul.Catullus
5. .Lytton There is no birth.
4.John Keats 11. . . From darkness lead me to light. From death lead me to immortality.Samuel Butler
3. . . Beyond the vale of tears There is a life above.L.
8.Sarojini Naidu From the unreal lead me too real.Upanishad To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of great mistake. there is no death.R.Arthur Schopenhauer Immortality is when man dies but his word live on in man.
10. but nearly all religions come from that hope.J.Book of Quotations # 173
. . . .
7.Viclor Hugo Our hope of immortality does not come from any religion. McCreery The nearer I approach the end. yet simple. . I hear around me the immortal symphonies of the world which invite me.
There is no death! The stars go down to rise upon some fairer shore. Ingersoll What is human is immortal.
9.Bulwer . And all that life is love.G. No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of immortality. there is only the spirit seeking revolution in higher stages of life. It is marvellous. Unmeasured by the flight of years. . the plainer. 6.
George Santayana Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.Napoleon Bonaparte To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.174 # Book of Quotations
180. 2. The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone. The first of earthly blessings. . . . it is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible. .Anon. . There ways that lead to everything and we had sufficient will. 2. Impossible
1. . .Scott The difficult is that which can be done immediately. We obtain the possible. .
4. 5.La Rochefoucauld By asking for the impossible.Edward Gibbon If you want to get rich I’ll tell you what to do : Never sit down with a tear or a frown And paddle your own canoe.
4.Samuel Johnson Nothing is impossible.Italin Proverb
3. the impossible is that which takes a little longer. independence. .Anonymous
6.Ibsen He travels the fastest who travels alone. ‘Impossible’! That is not good French. . we should have sufficient means.
3. 8.W. .Swami Dayanand If you cannot mould yourself as you would wish.Sir Henry Wotton
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself. go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. . Emerson The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. how can you expect other people to be entirely to your liking? .Heury David Thoreau I never thrust my nose into other men’s porridge.Anonymous How happy is he born and taught.Book of Quotations # 175
5.Thomas A. whether he chooses to be so or not. Kempis If you don’t design your own life plan. . Individuality
1.Cervantes It is better to rule in hell than to serve in heaven.
4. than to be crowded on a velvet cushion. . . . chances are that you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. That serveth not another's will. . It is no bread and butter of mine : Every man for himself and God for us all. And simple truth his utmost skill. and is important in some respect. Whose armour is his honest thought.
182.Hawthorne Individuality is the basis of distinction. .
.Jim Rohn Do not go where the path may lead.R.Michel de Montaign
2. And guess what they have planned for you ? Not much. Every individual has a place to fill in the world. .
3.Mark Twain Blow.
9.Shakespeare : As you Like It How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is To have a thankless child ! . .Shakespeare : Julius Caesar
2. he will not bite you. blow.Nehru Learn to limit yourself. dare to be what you are. more strong than traitors’ arms. . thou winter wind. and to believe in your own individuality. .
5. . Enjoy the good things of life as gifts of God and covet not what belongs to another. .176 # Book of Quotations
.Yajurveda When individual interests become allied with public interests.
183.Shakespeare : King Lear Ingratitude. because there is much less generosity than we imagine.
6.La Rochefoucauld If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous. Thou art not so unkind As man’s ingratitude. There is much ingratitude than we think.St. .Frederic Amiel
Whatever moves in the moving world is enveloped by God. and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not. then results are achieved. Evremond One’s over haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude. Ingratitude
1. . that is the principal difference between a dog and a man. . and some definite work. to content yourself with some definite things.
.S. they demand immediate marriage to action. The robe ye weave. another bears. . .Byron No great thing is accomplished without some injustice being done.
6. Inspiration and motivation
3.Shelley There is but one blasphemy and that is injustice. . The wealth ye find. . .
4. To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it. A writer is rarely so well inspired as when he talks about himself. Injustice
1. another keeps. 3.A. 7. it is a holy rapture. 5.Ovid
2. Landor A kingdom founded on injustice never last. another wears.L. The arms ye forge. another reaps. 4. .Brendan Behan The glow of inspiration warms us.W.
185. . . . .Ingersole A drop of ink may make a million think. 2.Book of Quotations # 177
184.Victor Hugo Inspiration never go in for long engagements.Plato The seed ye sow.Luis de Ulloa Delay in justice is injustice.Anatole France Inspiration and genius– one and the same.
or motivate yourself. when We whisper together Are quite and meaningless As wind in dry grass Or rats’ feet over broken glass In our dry cellar. loss weight. . We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw.T.
186. Alas! Our dried voices. And then. it’s the money ! . Exercise. It’s the principle’. Whatever has to be done. Be miserable. Intellect (ual)
1. .T.M. .Ovid
9. Forget motivation. that’s when the motivation comes and makes it easy for you to keep on doing it. Cicero There is a deity within us who breathes that divine fire by which we are animated. Just do it. . test your blood sugar.178 # Book of Quotations
8. it’s always your choice. Do it without motivation. . ELIOT : The Hollow Men
No one was great without a touch of divine inspiration.Wayne Dyer The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Maxwell When someone says. or whatever.John C. ‘it’s not the money. guess what? After you start doing the thing. S.
J. . perhaps this makes me over value intellect against feelings. It is only intellect that keeps me sane. . .Albert Camus An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than se knows.Sigmund Freud All awakening in the world is only the manifestation of your supreme intellectual power. .Arthur Schopenhauer 12. . .
The intellect has only one failing.
6. .Book of Quotations # 179
2. . Intellect is invisible to the man who has none. is a very considerable one.
7. Radhakirshnan Give prominence to intellect over emotions.R. 4.
8. . reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless.Dwight D. It has no conscience. . The human intellect delights in inventing specious arguments in order to support injustice itself.S. but it does not rest till it has gained a hearing. Lowell An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.Rig Veda
3. It resents accident and disorder.Bertrand Russell 11. Even the possible can be senseless. Eisenhower Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible.Max Born The voice of the intellect is a soft one. .Yajur Veda Our intellect is so made that it demands order and regularity in things. which to be sure.
5. there are only uninterested people. than to be bitter for any.Sir William Osler There are no uninteresting things. . than intolerance. God hath made man upright.
3. The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
. . .Giacomo Leopardi
2. It will not be improved by burning. .M. as intolerance.G. Invention
1. . Intolerance
1. Beecher It were better to be of no church.J.
3. And when religious sects ran mad. Interest
1.W. 4. Praed The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers and dreads nothing so much as their charity and patience. Chesterton The virtue and vices are all put in motion by interest. .William Penn No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life. Lowell Nothing dies so hard.R.180 # Book of Quotations
2. He held in spite of all his learning. so rallies so often.H. but they have sought out many inventions.
188. That if a man’s belief is bad.W. and gets less. . .
. If true. I rather suspect that relaxation is the mother of invention.Sir Charles Sherrington
3. and a machine is but a complex toll. .
4. .William Feather Nature has never invented a wheel. .
5. it seems strange that the world contains so many people in desperate circumstances. whilst inventions are a blessing and a benefit without injuring or afflicting any. And he that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the wellbeing of mankind.Book of Quotations # 181
2. .Henry Ward Beecher Civil reformation seldom is carried on without violence and confusion.
A tool is but the extension of a man’s hand.Francis Bacon It has been said that necessity as the mother of invention.
And I will taste no other wine tonight. .
. we know not how. .Gabriel Harvey Thou can’t joke an enemy into a friend. .R. .
4. For heaven doth so allot it. . 6.J. Joy
191. . but thou may’st a friend into an enemy.Shelley Joy comes.B.
4. There’s not a joy the world can give like that it takes away.182 # Book of Quotations
190. . grief goes. A jest’s prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it.N. Sheridan : Speech Play with me and hurt me not.
3.Gabrial Harvey People resent a joke if there’s some truth in it. .Benjamin Franklin It is better to lose a new jest than an old friend. Jest
1.R.R.Shakespeare : Love’s Labour’s Lost The right honourable gentleman is indebted to his memory for the jests and to his imagination for his facts. . That when you get an easy thing.Eugene Field I have drunken deep of joy. Tagore
2. . never in the tongue Of him that makes it.Byron All human joys are swift of wing. Jest with me and shame me not. You find you haven’t got it. 2.
Leaving the transient. more reverend than plausible. .
. . 8.Bacon How would you be. . .N. and all that lives and moves on earth. .Roman legal maxim Judges ought to be more learned than witty. 2. should But judge you as you are ? . and more advised than confident. which is the top of judgement.
I found more joy in sorrow Than you could find in joy.Sara Teasdale We wear a face of joy. Tagore 12. 9. find joy in the eternal.S. the judge is condemned.Isa Upanishad 11. Behold the universe in the glory of God.
7. When the guilty is acquitted.Rig Veda Rejoice.
10.Shakespeare : Measure for Measure
3. . . are silent. Everything else can be kept tied except joy. rejoice in the rejoicing of others and know that you include the world as joy in the depth of your sleep.R. One cannot recognise a joy if one has never tasted sorrow.Book of Quotations # 183
5. Marmian You stand in spiritual bliss in a dumb joy.W. because We have been glad of yore. If He. . Wordsworth Great joys. .Lord Shri Krishna
192. Above all things integrity is their portion and proper virtue.Raja Rao
6. . Judge
1. like griefs.
.Charles Gow Judgment is forced on us by experience. degrees or diplomas.
. we should quietly hear both sides.Pope : The Rape of the Lock Be your own judge and you will be happy. And men have lost their reason.Woodrow Wilson One man’s word is no man’s word.Johnson God will not look you over for medals.
9. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar ‘Tis with our judgements as our watches. none Go just alike. . .Alexander Pope Give your decision. . . your decisions may be right. it is knowing how to apply knowledge of them. never your reason. your reasons are sure to be wrong.
5. .Shakespeare : Hamlet
2. Take each man’s censure. but reserve thy judgment. but for scars. . yet each believes his own. but few thy voice. Judgement
1.Mahatma Gandhi I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.184 # Book of Quotations
4. . 6.Patrick Henry
193.Elbert Hubbard O judgment ! thou art fled to brutish beasts. .Lord Mansfield One cool judgement is worth a thousand hasty councils.
4. . Judgment is not the knowledge of fundamental laws.
And hungry judges soon the sentence sign. . 3. And wretches hang that jurymen may dine.Goethe Give every man thine ear.
. That it hardly becomes any of us To talk about the rest of us.Sir Roger L’ Estrange Let justice be done. Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in their dust. . 5. . you have no time to love them.Mother Teresa
194. though the heavens fall. . .
7. . .Addison : The Guardian I have loved justice and hated iniquity. therefore I die in exile. .
9. And so much bad in the best of us. .Proverb Live and let live is the rule of common justice. Just and justice
. If you judge people. .Book of Quotations # 185
10. There is so much good in the worst of us.
2.Gregory VII The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.George Washington The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.Lord Mansfield Justice is truth in action. 3. .James Shirley Be just before you are generous.Euripides 12. Judge a tree from its fruit : not from the leaves. .Benjamin Disraeli There is no virtue so truly great and godlike as justice. 4.Anonymous 11.
M. Justice without generosity may easily become Shylock’s justice. friendship and kindred and is therefore represented as blind. Exact justice is commonly more merciful in the long run than pity.Joseph Addison 12. all religion. but sure.K. . all party. The price of justice is eternal publicity. The sentiment of justice is so natural and universally accepted by all mankind that it seems to be independent of all law. Justice discards party.M.Arnold Bennett 19. Voltaire 16. under any circumstance. Cicero 15.George Herbert
. force without justice is tyrannical.F. lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all. . for it tends to foster in man those stronger qualities which make them good citizens.Landor 18.J. . . .M. Justice without force is powerless. Lowell 13. . Delay in justice is injustice. The fundamentals of justice are that no one shall suffer wrong and that the public good be served. . . Gandhi (Mahatma) 14.Blaise Pascal 11.T. .R. .Edmund Burke 17. Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society. God’s mill grinds slow. and any departure from it.186 # Book of Quotations
.Book of Quotations # 187
2.. Little deeds of kindness.
..William Arthur Ward Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.... little grains of sand.R. and forgave the theft.
5........ ‘Twas a thief said the last kind word to Christ : Christ took the kindness. little words of love... .. It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way..Edgar A. Guest Yet do I bear thy nature....... .
6.. ... Kind (ness)
1.Mark Twain A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
7. . 8. Make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land .. ............. Carney : Little Things Kindness is that brings forth kindness always.. Browning Little drops of water.. Be the living expression of God’s kindness : kindness in your face. kindness in your smile... F....Shakespeare : Macbeth Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear.. and the blind can read......Julia A... kindness in your eyes. Help to make earth happy like the heaven above. ... . .. Let me be a little blinder To the faults of those around me.Sophocles Let me be a little kinder......
Gordon Kindness is very indigestible.Thackeray
. . It disagrees with very proud stomachs. King
13. . . .W.S.Oscar Wilde A kind heart is a fountain of gladness. .Shakespeare Kind hearts are more than coronets.Plato Happy the kings whose thrones are founded on the people’s hearts.188 # Book of Quotations
9. If it had no effect on the recipient. . Simmons Kindness nobler ever than revenge. Two things stand like stone – Kindness in another’s trouble. 15. making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.Samuel Johnson One can always be kind to people.Henry Ford The right divine of kings to govern wrong. .J. .H. Every king springs from a race of slaves and every slave had kings among his ancestors. 11. at least it benefits the bestower.Pope
2. . Goethe Kindness is never wasted. one cares nothing about.Lord Tennyson Life is mostly froth and bubble.
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. .
3.Adam L. . 16.Washington Irving Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. Courage in our own.
when subjects are rebels from principle. I suffer them no more.
4. Up to my ear the morning brings The outrage of the poor. Long Live the King! . . . Will she kiss me tomorrow ? Let it be as it may.Anonymous Rose kissed me today. 5.Blackstone Kings will be tyrants from policy. ’tis a secret Told to the mouth instead of to the ear. 7. . Kiss
1. every inch a king.French form of Proclamation of a new king Ay.Book of Quotations # 189
4.Austin Dobson A kiss. . . 2. . The mother’s kiss first ! . than an old and foolish king. Rose kissed me today.
8. 9.Edmund Rostand Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.Edmund Burke Better is a poor and wise child.Madison Julius Cawein
3. . “I am tired of kings.Emerson The king is dead.” .
197.Shelley An old Spanish saying is that a kiss without a moustache is like an egg without salt.
. . what is it ? … a rosy dot Placed on the ‘I’ in loving. when all is said.Shakespeare : King Lear
6.Anonymous God said.
That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English Constitution.
Dear as remembered kisses after death. 7. long kiss. Four sweet lips. .
10. If thou kiss not me ? .C.Helen Rowland Lord! I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing. . . And the moonbeams kiss the sea : What is all this sweet work worth. Leave a kiss but in the cup. See the mountains kiss high Heaven. A long.Ben Jonson 12.Ingrid Bergman To a woman the first kiss is just the end of the beginning. .Tennyson 13. but to a man it is the beginning of the end.N. .Anon 14. No sister. some swear. some call for the police.Leigh Hunt A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. And I’ll not look for wine. . . And the sunlight clasps the earth.Shelley : Love’s Philosophy
.flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother.Swift
8. And sweet as those by hopeless fancy feign’d On lips that are for others.
9. . these are love’s pretty ingredients for a kiss. a kiss of youth.190 # Book of Quotations
6. and love. Some women blush when they are kissed. some bite. but the worst are those who laugh.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest. two pure souls and one undying affection.Lord Byron 11. . And the waves clasp one another. Bovee 15.
4. I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. .Hobbes Action is power and its highest manifestation is when it is directed by knowledge. . poor fool. Palmer Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds. 7.J. To know one’s ignorance is the best part of knowledge.Socrates 11.Tse
. 2.Emerson Knowledge is the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns.Will Rogers
3. . .T.Book of Quotations # 191
198. . Medicine And even.Khalil Gibran All I know is what I read in the newspaper. . . Clark I have studied now Philosophy And Jurisprudence.
6. . .Goethe Better know nothing than half know many things. .Goethe With knowledge doubt increases. And here.
10.Nietzsche A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. Knowledge and wisdom
(A) Knowledge :
1. with all my lore I stand no wiser than before.W.
9. alas.Lao. Knowledge is power. Theology From end to end with labour keen.
. and your mind is the little bucket that you drop into it. The way of knowledge is superior to the way of action. Knowledge can not spring up by any other means.Sankaracharya 15.Thoreau (Quoting Confucius) 13. . Strange how much you’ve got to know Before you know how little you know. Learn from any who is wise. Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. . . . or we know where we can find information upon it.Panchatantra 22. . than enquiry. . When the mind becomes purified like a mirror. Care should therefore be taken to purify the mind. you will get as much as you can assimilate.Anonymous 20. and that we do not know what we do not know. though a boy. To know that we know what we know. It is knowledge that ultimately gives salvation.Sankaracharya 17. .192 # Book of Quotations
12. just as the perception of things is impossible without light. knowledge is revealed in it.Samuel Johnson 14.Lala Har Dayal 21.Shakespeare : Henry VI 19. .Mahatma Gandhi 18.Disraeli 16. . Knowledge is like a deep well fed by perennial springs. To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge. that is true knowledge. We know a subject ourselves. Knowledge is of two kinds. . And seeing ignorance is the curse of God. .
Earl of Chesterfield
. . Knowledge is proud he has learned so much. If you have knowledge. Knowledge is not something to be packed away in some corner of our brain. knowledge dwells.Tennyson 29. if you can. but wisdom lingers. Radhakrishnan 24. that he nothing knew. . Have oft. but do not tell them so.S. far from being on. To know That which before us lies in daily life. let others light their candles with it. . what is more is fume. Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.Milton : Paradise Lost 28. . Be wiser than other people. Nine . Knowledge comes. .times no connexion. .Book of Quotations # 193
23. The first and wisest of them all professed.Benjamin Franklin 30. The doors of wisdom are never shut. Knowledge and wisdom. . To know this only. Is the prime wisdom. . In heads. 1917) 31.William Cowper 32.tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. replete with thoughts of other men. .Winston Churchill 25.Socrates
(B) Wisdom :
27. . Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.Theodore Roosevelt (Speech. Know thyself.John Milton 26.
True wisdom of a spiritual kind is freedom from self esteem. not as much as he can. A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.William Camden 35.Lord Shri Krishna 43. .Cato 39. . .Sacha Guttry 40.Homer 38.Old Testament 41. is its own proof. A wise man sees as much as he ought. and our experience comes from our foolishness. Wisdom is only found in truth. Wisdom is of the soul. . .Quintillian 34. among the wise seem foolish. Those who wish to appear wise among fools.194 # Book of Quotations
33. Penny wise and pound foolish.Oliver Wendell Holmes 44. hypocrisy and injury to others. . Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise. In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare! .Goethe 37. Wisdom is not finally tested by the schools.Michel De Montaigne 36.Francis Bacon
. It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. .Walt Whitman 42. The price of wisdom is above rubies. . . . . Wisdom can not be pass’d from one having it to another not having it. Our wisdom comes from our experience. is not susceptible of proof.
the principle doing things a right. the principle of subduing desires and living moderately. 1802-70)
. . nor your humility without wisdom. Neither your wisdom be with pride. the principle of doing things equally in public and private.Montaigne 49. Perfect wisdom has four partsWisdom.Book of Quotations # 195
45. Temperance. . The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness. . . .Plato 48. Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.wait and hope.Samuel Taylor Coleridge 47. the principle of not fleeing danger.Alexandre Dumas (French Writer.St. Justice. not to their experience.G.B. but to their capacity for experience. . All human wisdom is summed up in two words. Shaw 46. Men are wise in proportion. but meeting it. Augustine 50. Fortitude.
.F. . Labour
1. Toil is the lot of all. . .Adam Smith : Wealth of Nations The labour of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce. .R. Lassalle There is no real wealth but the labour of man.
7. . It is only by labour that thought can be made healthy. Jr.Virgil Labour is the source of all wealth and all culture. and only by thought that labour can be made happy.Prophet Muhammad
8. that the world owes every man opportunity to make a living. Labour conquers everything.John D. Rockefeller. 2.
10. 3. 4.G.196 # Book of Quotations
199. and better woe The fate of many.Anonymous I believe in the dignity of labour. . whether with head or hand. Ingersoll Give the labourer his wage before his perspiration be dry. . .
6. the original purchase money that was paid for all things. .Shelley Labour was the first price. .
9.John Ruskin With the idea that labour is the basis of progress goes the thought that labour must be free. and the two cannot be separated with impunity.
’ . No race can prosper ‘till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling the field as in writing a poem. . Language is a city to building of which every human being brought a stone.Thomas Dekkar
3.W. as well as the faculty of speech.G. He (God) is there where the tiller is tilling the hard ground and the path. .maker is breaking stones.Ben Johnson The language of the individual is one of the qualities by which he is judged. L.E. as the public stamp makes the current money.R.
5. . . Davy Custom is the most certain mistress of language. it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking. Honest labour bears a lovely face. . He is with them in sun and shower. Emerson Language.
. was the immediate gift of God.Anonymous 14.Noah Webster Language is not only the vehicle of thought.
6.Book of Quotations # 197
11. Washington 12. Shaw
2. .Sir H. men of ordinary capacity can learn Sanskrit in less time than it takes me to buy a German dictionary. Muner I can not learn languages. .N.R. Every man is dishonest who lives upon the unpaid labour of others. Language
1.Booker T. . Tagore 13. no matter if he occupies a throne.
9.198 # Book of Quotations
7. . and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words. which is able to express the greatest amount of meaning with the simplest mechanism. .
14. . 10. .R. . or in other words. .Walt Whitman The language ranks highest which goes farthest in the art of accomplishing much with little means. or of dictionary makers. of long generations of humanity.Thomas Fuller A languages is not an umbrella or an overcoat that can be borrowed by unconscious or deliberate mistake.
8. ‘Tis that I may not weep.
12. ties.J. affections. Rousseau Languages are the pedigrees of nations.J. joys. close to the ground.
Accent is the soul of language. .Byron
13. it gives to it both feeling and truth.Hippocrates The language of the law must not be foreign to the ears of those who are to obey it.Samuel Johnson Music is the universal language. Tagore Language is not an abstract construction of the learned. Laugh. but is something arising out of the work. needs. If I laugh at any mortal thing. . .Anonymous
11.N. and has its bases broad and low.John Wilson The chief virtue that language can have is clearness.
201. it is like living skin itself. tastes. .Otto Jespersen The individual’s whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
J.Proverb If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble.
10. and showing it principally in one spot.R. . Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over. 3. 7. . I’ve mickle time to grieve. . For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth. Goethe 13. . Weep.
Laugh and grow fat.Ella Wheeler Wilcox : Solitude (1883) A good laugh is sunshine in a house. He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much the master of the world as he who is ready to die.Giacomo Leopardi 12.N. .Terry Cohen Laugh.Howe But let me laugh a while.Thackeray
4. .Book of Quotations # 199
2. . and you weep alone. 8.George Herbert He laughs best who laughs last. .W. . Tagore
. . 5. Men show their character in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable. and the world laughs with you. the witty man laughs last. 6. The burden of self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
9. .Josh Billings 11. . you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old.John Keats Laugh not too much. But has trouble enough of its own.Proverb He who laughs last is usually the last to get the joke.
. .John Cleese 17.Victor Hugo 23. On this hapless earth There’s small sincerity of mirth.Balzac 24. learns best. To provoke laughter without joining in it greatly heightens the effect. I want to laugh at the hour of death To welcome the day. .R. . .Bill Cosby 19. .200 # Book of Quotations
. If you can find humour in anything– even poverty– you can survive it. but they have always laughed the same way. .R. .La Bruyere 15.Shelley 21. . And laughter oft is but an art To drown the outery of the heart. to feel afresh. Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.Charlie Chaplin 18.A. the surcease for pain. Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught. Men have been wise in very different modes. He who laughs most. Laughter is the tonic.Hartley Coleridge 20.Victor Borge 22. . You can turn painful situations around through laughter. . the relief. We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without laughing at all. : Poems 16.
thy reward virtue. Man alone suffers so excruciatingly in the world that he was compelled to invent laughter. .C. .William Pitt Law too gentle are seldom obeyed. Man knows how to cry from birth. 7. Gilbert Law has certain lawful fictions upon which it groundeth the truth of justice.
. the Chinese laws do more. It has no kind of fault or flaw.Arthur (Bugs) Baer Where law ends.Max Pallenberg
202.Michel De Montaigne Law and equity are two things which God hath joined. my Lords. The Law is the true embodiment Of everything that’s excellent. but laughter takes some learning. . Law and lawyer
(A) Law :
1.Nietzsche 26. . too severe.
4. . .Jefferson It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins. Colton The execution of the laws is more important than the making of them.Goldsmith
2.W. . seldom executed. . but which man hath put as under.
5. .Franklin The English laws punish vice. And I.Book of Quotations # 201
3. embody the law.C. .S. there tyranny begins.
202 # Book of Quotations
9. laws are broken. L. . and rich men rule the law.Mahatma Gandhi
. holds a wolf by the ears. I never was ruined but twice. . A true lawyer is one who places truth and service in the first place and the emoluments of the profession in the next place only.G.Lao .
Laws grind the poor.J.Goldsmith
10. It must be based on knowledge.suit. No law can be an “unchangeable law”.Samuel Butler 13. Paper napkins never return from a laundry. In law nothing is certain but the expenses. laws are useless. the greater the number of thieves and brigades. Nehru 18. . .Tse 17. . When men are pure. Chesterton 16. He that goes to law. .Francis Bacon 14. and as knowledge grows. We do not get good laws to restrain bad people. . . When men are corrupt. . .K. Ignorance of the law excuses no man.once when I gained a law.Robert Burton 11. . it must grow with it. The greater the number of statutes.Benjamin Disraeli
(B) Lawyer :
19.John Selden 12. and once when I lost one.John Barrymore 15. We get good people to restrain bad laws. nor love from a trip to the law courts.
. . .makers should not be law.Henry Ford There are two kinds of leaders– those interested in the flock and those interested in the fleece. unless paid for. A lawyer’s opinion is worth nothing.La Rochefoucauld
204. . . Whether you’re an honest man or whether you a thief Depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.W. I know some attorneys of the same. Lazy persons are always wanting to do something. . Necessity has no law. . Law. Gilbert 24. .
3.English Proverb 22. Lincoln
2.Arnold H. 2.Benjamin Franklin 23.James F. . I will build a car for the great multitude…so low in price that no man will be unable to own one. he will be stronger. . Glasaw A strong leader knows if he develops his associates. Lazy. Leader and leadership
1. A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.Mahatma Gandhi 21. . Laziness
1.Marquis De Vauvenargues It looks as though the devil has deliberately put laziness on the frontiers of many a virtue.Proverb
203. .S.Book of Quotations # 203
20. The true function of the lawyer is to unite parties driven as under.breakers.Henry Brougham 25.
Thomas Wolfe Leaders must be close enough to relate to others.Jim Rohn 13. or get out of way ! . . 5.John C. . A good leader sets the example and can appeal to the emotions. Leadership is the art of getting some one else to do something that you want done because he wants to do it. but far enough ahead to motivate them. follow.R. Maxwell Lead. That way. .
7. . . . Glasaw
. Jarvik A leader is one who knows the way. mad.Anonymous It is very comforting to believe that leaders who do terrible things are. 8.Arnold H. Maxwell
6.Anonymous 11.Eisenhower 12. . . In this sense leadership is the projection of the leader’s personality. conscious of his men as well as to their intellect. A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better. goes the way and shows the way.John C.204 # Book of Quotations
4. all we have to do is make sure we don’t put psychotics in high places and we’ve got the problem solved.
9. in fact. One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
10. . spirit.Margaret Thatcher Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.
Cicero A poor life this if. In the old era.Dr. N. We have no time to stand and stare.Comte De Mirabeau
3. . 4.Book of Quotations # 205
205.Bertrand Russell 11.H. . 6. . Davies Leisure is the time for doing something useful. Leisure
1. . It may be your greatest blessing or your greatest curse. The thing that I should wish to obtain from money would be leisure with security. . 7. The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure.
10. .Aristotle Leisure is the mother of philosophy. In the new.
8.Walter B. full of care. the job determined the worker. Leisure with dignity.The Bible
. 5. Pitkin Leisure is the most challenging responsibility a man can be offered. . William Russell I would not exchange my leisure hours for all the wealth in the world.
9.Dr. 2. . .Samuel Johnson Leisure is what you make it. . You determine its quality. . Howe The goal of war is peace and of business leisure.W. and its quality determines you.Thomas Hobbes An intellectual improvements arise from leisure. leisure determines the man.
1. than lend a half. Spurgeon If you lend money.crown.Shakespeare If you would lose a troublesome visitor. 5.C. 7.206 # Book of Quotations
12.M. . and he who invests money in the business of a poor man is the most worthy of all.Talmud
. lend him money. Thovean
206. never give to anyone.Benjamin Franklin Better give a shilling.19th Century Proverb 15.H. gun. .
3.F. The busiest men have the most leisure. A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man’s life as in a book. . . . Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man.H. machine.
4. you make a secret foe. 6. 14. . Very often he that his money lends Loses both his gold and his friends. . Voltaire Neither a borrower nor a lender be : For loan loses both itself and friend.Benjamin Disraeli 13. an open one.James Howall Lady. The difference between existence and life is the intelligent use of leisure.Anon.Anonymous He who lends without interest is more worthy than he who gives charity. .D. . . . if you refuse it.
1. .W.James Montgomery
4.Helen Rowland Great talkers are great liars. 4. Ingersoll The God who gave us life.Thomas Jefferson “Make way for liberty!’’ he cried.
.Thomas Fuller Even a liar tells 100 truths to one lie. . liberty is to the soul of man. and died.nature in a married man.Bertrand Barere What light is to the eyes– what air is to the lungs– what love is to the heart. .R.Babylonian Talmud A liar is a man who does not know how to deceive. to make the lie good for anything. . 5. gave us liberty at the same time.French Proverb
3. he has to.Book of Quotations # 207
6. . Made way for liberty. . 2. . Beecher Telling lies is a fault in a boy. .G.H.
3. A liar needs a good memory.
208. . . Liar
1. The tree of liberty grows only when watered by the blood of tyrants.Quintilian This is the punishment of a liar : He is not believed even when he speaks the truth. and second. .Vauvenargues ‘They say so’ is half a lie. an art in a lover.
7. an accomplishment in a bachelor.
6. . 7.
10. Timid men prefer the calm of despotism.John Milton
9. Shaw 13. when it begins to take root.Joseph Addison
. When liberty is gone. there is liberty.
Where the Spirit of the Lord is. . .208 # Book of Quotations
5.Wendell Phillips We would rather die on our feat than live on our knees. . 8. Too little liberty brings stagnation. .New Testament Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.Edmund Burke 15. and to utter freely according to conscience. Liberty has restraints. Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others. Liberty is a boisterous sea. Life grows insipid and has lost its relish. but no frontiers. Liberty. . and too much brings chaos. to believe.Franklin D.David Lloyd George 14.Thomas Jefferson 12. Liberty means responsibility. Roosevelt Liberty. in order to be possessed. . . . That is why most men dread it. to think. . above all other liberties. too. . .William Allen White 11.B. is a plant of rapid growth.George Washington Give me the liberty to know.Bertrand Russell 16. must be limited.G.
.Thomas Carlyle A man’s library consists of the good books he has that no one wants to borrow.
. Lie. .R. Library
1. 2.W. . . 3. Ask me no question. The true University of these days is a collection of books. they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters. When the people contend for their liberty. It is much better to confine to a few authors than to wander at random over many.Colton Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the public library.Seneca
2. . . but a lie is the handle which fits them all. . and I’ll tell you no fibs. Holmes One of the most startling differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.Mark Twain
4.Lady Bird Johnson A large library is apt to distract rather than to instruct the learner. .
3.O. . Lying
1. Stevenson Sin has many tools. L. Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.Lord Halifax 20.Oliver Goldsmith The cruellest lies are often told in silence. The only entrance requirement is interest.Mahatma Gandhi
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. A truth which is told with bad intent.
10.Thomas Carlyle 11. 6. The only form of lying that is absolutely beyond reproach is lying for its own sake. . Nature admits no lie. Any fool can tell the truth.
Better a lie that soothes. . wipes his mouth with his sleeves to spare his napkin.Samuel Butler 13. .Czech Proverb A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure.210 # Book of Quotations
5. beats all the lies you can invent.
9. . .Samuel Butler 14. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.Sir Thomas Overbury He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes.Alfred Tennyson
8. . .William Blake 12.Francis Bacon He that tells a lie to save his credit.Alexander Pope A lie which is half a truth is the blackest of lies.William James
. . There is no greater lie than a truth misunderstood.Oscar Wilde 15.Nietzsche 16. for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one. 7. . but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. . . He who cannot lie does not know what the truth is. than a truth that hurts. Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it.
full of sound and fury signifying nothing. We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.Montaigne 20. . The web of our life is of a mingled yarn good and ill together.
. will not to believe that others tell them. Say not “Good Night. . it is a tale Told by an idiot.
3. ‘Tis. he can not break the connection between words and things. He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying. . . a tear.John Masefield : The widow in the Bye Street Life! we’ve been long together Through pleasant and through cloudy weather. and alone.Anna L. Then steal away.William Hazlitt 21.morning. All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedius. . . .Proverb
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17.Anonymous Life can be bitter to the very bone When one is poor. From old habit.Anatole France 19. .John Arbuthnot 18. All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies. . A person who does not tell lies.Anonymous Life is but a walking shadow. Life
1. give little warning Choose thine own time.’’ but in some brighter clime Bid me “Good . hard to part when friends are dear– Perhaps ‘t will cost a sigh.Eric Hoffer 22. A liar is worse than a thief. and woman. Barbauld : Life
III. Life is infinite Unlike the death. A little heaping up of treasure. . Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal.John Payne The are not long. The mysteries of life are revealed to one who keeps his mind vigilant all the time of life. secure within. Mortal is fear Of Being.Martial : Epigrams (Cowley trans) Happy the man. the weeping and the laughter Love and desire and hate : I think they have no portion in us after We pas the gate.
10. every fresh morning a little youth. .W.
A little pain. every going to rest and sleep a little death. .Yajur Veda 12.Horace : Odes. every waking and rising a little birth.A.Earnest Dowson Life is a jest.
6. All things must end that have begun.R. . .H. .Arthur Schopenhauer
. the fool does say : Today itself’s too late. He who.
9. the wise lived yesterday. Longfellow : A Psalm of Life 11.
8. . a little pleasure. for I have liv’d today. . can say : ‘To . Then no more gazing upon the sun. : Poems 13.212 # Book of Quotations
5. and happy he alone. Each day is a little life. 29 (Dryden trans)
7. He who can call to day his own. I thought so once.R. and all things show it. but now I know it.John Gay : My Own Epitaph Tomorrow will I live. .self.morrow’ do thy worst.
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14. Every man’s life is a fairy- tale written by God’s fingers. - Hans Christian Andersen 15. Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. - La Bruyere 16. Life is a tragedy when seen in a close- up, but a comedy in a long- shot. - Charlie Chaplin 17. Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. - Samuel Butler 18. Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you do hold well. - Josh Billings 19. Life is a flower of which love is the honey. - Victor Hugo 20. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. - Sir Thomas Browne 21. One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name. - Walter Scott 22. Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. - Mark Twain 23. Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. - R.N. Tagore 24. One life– a little gleam of Time between two Eternities. - Thomas Carlyle 25. For life in general, there is but one decree : youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret. - Disraeli
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26. Life like a dome of many- coloured glass Stains the white radiance of Eternity. - Shelley 27. Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can. - Danny Kaye 28. Life is a great school in which you are constantly learning how better to work, plan and achieve. - Grenville Klliser 29. Life is like an onion, you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. - Carl Sandburg 30. There are only three events in man’s life- birth, life and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain and he forgets to live. - Jean de La Bruyere 31. As long as you live, keep learning how to live. - Seneca 32. Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it. - Proverb 33. Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. - Soren Kierkegaard 34. Don’t thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. - Benjamin Franklin 35. A useless life is an early death. - Goethe 36. We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed. - Thomas Fuller 37. There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. - George Santayana
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38. To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. - R.L. Stevenson 39. Life demands from you only the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible– not to have run away. - Dag Hammarskjold 40. Life is a matter about which we are lost if we reason either too much or too little. - Samuel Butler 41. Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler 42. Life is but an endess of experiments. - Mahatma Gandhi 43. An aimless life is always a miserable life. - The Mother 44. It matters not how long we live, but how. - Bailey 45. We are here to add what we can do, not to get what we can from life. - Sir William Osler 46. The value of life lies, not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long, yet live very little. - Michel de Montaigne 47. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. - Oscar Wilde 48. The good life is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. - Bertrand Russell 49. May you live all the days of your life. - Swift
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50. “Life’’ Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is bliss, taste it. Life is a dream, realise it. Life is a challenge, meet it Life is duty, complete it. Life is love, enjoy it. Life is mystery, know it. Life is a promise, fulfil it. Life is a sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is an adventure, dares it. Life is luck, make it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Life is life, fight for it. - MotherTeresa 51. Life is a river, Virtue is the bathing place, Truth is its water, Moral convictions are its banks, Mercy is its waves, In such a river bathe. - Mary S. Wollschlager
1. 2. 3. Hail holy light, offspring of Heav’n firstborn! - Milton : Paradise lost And God said, Let there he light : and there was light. - Old Testament And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. - New Testament : John The true light, which lighteth every man that cometh in to the world. - St. John
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Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun. - Ecclesiastes Light is the shadow of God. - Pluto The eye’s is the noble gift of heaven. - Friedrich Schiller Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead Thou me on ! The night is dark, and I am far from home – Lead Thou me on! Lead Thou my feet; I do not ask to see The distant scene- one step enough for me. - John Henry Newman
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1. Good listening is the key to skilful communication. It is one of the most priceless gifts we can offer other people. When a person feels listened to they feel accepted, valued, respected, heard and understood. - Jan Sutton It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. - O.W. Holmes Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly. - Plutarch Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. - Karl A. Menninger To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation. - Francois La Rochefoucauld You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time. - M. Scott Peck
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I like to listen, I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. - Earnest Hemingway
1. There is first the literature of knowledge, and secondly, the literature of power. The function of the first is– to teach; the function of the second is– to move. - De Quincey Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the ultimate possible degree. - Ezra Pound Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose. - Oscar Wilde Literature is the thought of thinking souls. - Thomas Carlyle Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice. - Cyrh Connolly What is written without effort, is read without pleasure. - R.W. Emerson Classics are the noblest recorded thoughts of man. - H.D. Thoreau The chief glory of every people arises from its authors. - Samuel Johnson The only sensible ends of literature are first, the pleasurable toil of writing, second, the gratification of one’s family and friends, and lastly, the solid cash. - Hawthorne
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10. The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read. - Oscar Wilde
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1. Little drops of water, little grains of sand make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land. - Julia A.F. Carvey Those who apply themselves too closely to little things often become incapable of great things. - La Rochefoucauld Little minds are wounded by the smallest things. - La Rochefoucauld Life is a great bundle of little things. - O.W. Holmes Nothing can be done except little by little. - Charles Baudelaire
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1. 2. Loquacity and lying are cousins. - German Proverb Speaking much is a sign of vanity, for he that is lavish in words is a niggard indeed. - Sir W. Rayleigh They always talk, who never think, and who have the least to say. - Mathew Prior Garrulity is a sign of stupidity. - Proverb
217. Love and affection
(A) Love :
1. We are all born for love…It is the principle of existence and its only end. - Disreli It’s love, it’s love that makes the world go round. - Anon. (used by W.S. Gilbert)
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O Happy race of men, if love, which rules Heaven, rule your minds. - Boethius The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done. - F.W. Bourdillon Perhaps they were right in putting love into books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else. - William Faulkner There are many people who would never have been in love, if they had never heard love spoken of. - La Rochefoucauld Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes; Being vex’d, a sea nourish’d with lovers’ tears: What is it else ? a madness most discreet, A chocking gall and persevering sweet. - Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The petty follies that themselves commit. - Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice Men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love. - Shakespeare : As You Like It
10. The fountains mingle with the river, And the rivers with the ocean; The winds of heaven mix forever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things, by a law divine, In one another’s being mingleWhy not I with thine ? - P.B. Shelley : Love’s Philosophy
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11. Across the gateway of my heart I wrote “No Thoroughfare,’’ But love came laughing by, and cried : “I enter everywhere.’’ - Herbert Shipman 12. If love were what the rose is, And I were like the leaf, Our lives would grow together In sad or singing weather. - Swinburne : A Match 13. All thoughts, all passions, all delights, Whatever stirs the mortal frame, Are but the ministers of Love, And feed his sacred flame. - S.T. Coleridge : Love 14. O, Hidden love ! Embracing all in oneness May each, who knows himself As one with thee Know, he is, also, One with every other. - A Prayer 15. Love is the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity. - Helen Hayes 16. The first sigh of love is the last of wisdom. - Antoine Bre 17. To say that you can love one person all your life is just like saying that one candle will continue burning as long as you live. - Tolstoy 18. Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove That hills and valleys, dale and field, Or woods, or sleepy mountains yield. - Marlowe
Jerrod 26. Two souls with but a single thought. . . To fear love is to fear life. .R.Anthony Trollope 24. Two hearts that beat as one.Bertrand Russell 25. when it ceases to be a secret. . The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved. Love begets love.Maria A. it never receders. Those who have courage to love. . 21. the crown of all our bliss.Sir Walter Scott 27. Respect reciprocates. incapacity. Mutual love. loved for ourselves.Proverb 20. .Rig Veda 28. .R. Love has the power to derive pleasure from mistakes. Love is an ocean of emotions. True lover never grows old.Victor Hugo 23.R. Tagore
. A mother’s love overflows at the false step of the child whom she is teaching to walk. or rather loved in spite of ourselves. should have courage to suffer. .Milton 30. .A. . Love ceases to be a pleasure. Lovell trans 22.222 # Book of Quotations
19. and those who fear life are already three pasts dead. discords.Aphra Behn 29.N. . . True love’s the gift of which God has given to man alone beneath the heaven. It is a beautiful necessity of our nature to love something.
R. therefore I hurt. Because. Love ever suffers. is in reality great if given with affection. “I heal you. a tender look which becomes a habit.Pindar 39. it ever gives. . love for love’s sake.Mahatma Gandhi 33. To love someone means to see him as God intended him. A woman’s whole life is a history of the affections. God says to man. lives. love you therefore punish. Or water but the desert.Washington Irving 40.Feodor Dostoevsky 37.John Dryden 34.Peter Vstinove 32. Love is therefore the only law of life.Book of Quotations # 223
31. Where there is affection there is misery. Therefore. Love never claims. . . though it be small. . Renounce affection and you shall be happy. .Swami Vivekananda 36. never resents.’’ . Love is space and time measured by the heart. Every gift. . he who is selfish is dying. all selfishness is contraction. All love is expansion. Love is an act of endless forgiveness. Pain has its roots in love or affection. it is the only law of life. . . Apprehension is where affection is. . Alas! Our young affections run to waste.Garuda Purana
(B) Affection :
38.N.G. never revenges itself.Lord Byron 41. He who loves. .C. Menotti 35. Love is love’s reward.
.A.James A Garfield What we call luck is the inner man externalized.
7. . ‘tis comfort small To think that many another lad Has had no luck at all.Benjamin Franklin Those who mistake their good luck for their merit are inevitably bound for disaster.
8.C. Harold I am a great believer in luck. . . . and I find the harder I work. wise and strong men in cause and effect.Robertson Davies
10. Housman : Last Poem True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table : Luckliest he who knows just when to rise and go home.Emerson Diligence is the mother of good luck. . .224 # Book of Quotations
4. 9. . Luck and opportunity
(A) Luck :
1.Stephen Leacock A pound of pluck is a worth a ton of luck.John Hay Good luck befriend thee. Little is the luck I’ve had. 6. For at thy birth The fairy ladies danced upon the heath.J.John Mitton Shallow men believe in luck.Oprah Winfrey
. . the more I have of it.
5. We make things happen to us. Son. And oh. Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.E.
Walter Malone : Opportunity 13. behind there is a bald head. and a wise men will never let it go by him. Good luck knocks at his door. leads on to fortune. O. Opportunity is rare. once in each man’s life. Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door. . Opportunities are like sunrises. And wit to seize the witting guest Need never hunger more.Bayard Taylor 18.Book of Quotations # 225
(B) Opportunity :
11. . An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity. . a pessimist sees calamity in every opportunity.Anon. . .L. There is a tide in the affairs of men. They do me wrong who say I come no more When once I knock and fail to find you in. . . If you wait too long you miss them. Bates : Good Luck 12. and rise to fight and win. taken at the flood. For every day I stand outside your door And bid you wake. at least.Proverb
. .William Arthur Ward 15. A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.Francis Bacon 20. .J.Chamfort 19.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar 16. Which. . Catch the opportunity by the forelock. Opportunities are never lost. 17.Anonymous 14. The other fellow takes those you miss.
Emerson 24. and of doing good once in a year. but we may polish it at leisure.Robert Burton 22. The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live upto one’s opportunities and make the most of one’s resources. . No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.Tom Peters
.Vauvenargues 26.F. . . To be a great man it is necessary to turn to account all opportunities. . .226 # Book of Quotations
21. . . .W.Hugh Allen 28.M. Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along. Opportunity has hair in front but is bald behind.John Dryden 23. don’t pull down the shade.R. Voltaire 25. If a window of opportunity appears. Beat the iron while it is hot. The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day.La Rochefoucauld 27.
4. . . .ordinary man.
4. No machine can do the work of one extra.Elbert Hubbard Man is a slow.J. there still will be two kinds of people : those who let the machines do their thinking. Machine
1.Pascal There is a pleasure in madness.
5. .Euripides Have we eaten on the insane root That takes the reason prisoner ? . yet there is method in’t. and those who tell the machines what to think about. the machine is fast.
2. .Shakespeare : Macbeth Though this be madness.Benjamin Disraeli Faith in machinery is our besetting danger. for them.C.
220. they first make mad. Kelly No matter how sophisticated or powerful our thinking machines become.William Hazlitt Whom the gods destroy. Men are so necessarily mad.M. accurate and stupid. that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness. which none but madmen know. . .
5. Lewis The mystery of mysteries is to view machines making machines.Book of Quotations # 227
219.Shakespeare : Hamlet
2.W. . Mad (ness)
3. . One machine can do the wark of fifty ordinary men. sloppy and brilliant thinker.
1.La Rochefoucauld When we remember we are all mad.…is the most formidable of all the beasts of prey.
6.John Henry Newman
2.. . ‘The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation.Anonymous Man is Heaven’s masterpiece.. but the most wonderful of all is man.
221. . strange composite of heaven and earth! Majesty dwarf’d to baseness ! fragrant flower Running to poisonous seed ! and seeming worth Cloaking corruption .
There are ways of curing madness. and. .
7. What a piece of work is a man ! How noble in reason ! How infinite in faculty ! In form and moving how express and admirable ! In action how like an angel ! In apprehension how like a God! .Stephen Crane Man. but none of righting the wrong.Francis Quarles There are many wonderful things in nature. .228 # Book of Quotations
. .headed. I exist !’ ‘However’..
4. replied the universe.William James O man. indeed the only one that preys systematically on its own species. . the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. biologically considered. 5. 3.Pierre Charron A man said to the universe : ‘Sir.Sophocles The true science and study of mankind is man.Mark Twain
7.’ . .
All that a man has made! . Or needs to.Book of Quotations # 229
8. for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are. So God created man in his own image.J. . Indeed it is intelligence that separates man from the other animals. . in the image of God created he him. . What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal. . Man– a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired. Neihardt : Cry of the People Man is a rope connecting animal and superman – a rope over a precipice .J.Mark Twain 16.Old Testament 11..G.William Hazlitt 13. Man is the measure of all things. .Nietzsche
9. the weakest in nature.Pythagoras 18.Thomas Carlylc
.L.Pascal 17. .
10.Mark Twain 14. We are the miracle of miracles. the great inscrutable mystery of God. . .Old Testament 15. and what they ought to be. Man is the highest animal. . . Man is the only animal that blushes. Man is a reed. Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps. Nehru 12. Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels.
Down with your pride of birth And your golden gods of trade ! A man is worth to his mother Earth.. but he is a thinking reed.
It is more important to study men than books.William Ellery Channing 25. like an angry ape. And man is a creative lover. Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven.wielder. and the elements So mix’d in him that Nature might stand up. Man alone is born crying. proud man. Every man is a volume. But man. . .La Rochefoucauld 24. . I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability. Most men are like eggs. As make the angels weep. too full of themselves to hold anything else. if you know how to read him. . . His glassy essence. Before the beginning of years.seeker. And say to all the world “This was a man !’ . Drest in a little brief authority. There came to the making of man Time with a gift of tears. and dies disappointed.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar 22. Man is a power.Swinburne 23. lives complaining. Grief with a glass that ran.Sir William Temple 20. Man is a thinker.Alexander Graham Bell
. . His life was gentle. Man is a wealth grubber. Most ignorant of what he’s most assur’d. Man is a pleasure .Josh Billings 26.Shakespeare : Measure for Measure 21.230 # Book of Quotations
19. .Oscar Wilde 27. .
And much it grieved my heart to think What Man has made of Man. .Swami Dayanand
. . he is very small. he is larger still. .Mahatma Gandhi 29. Not ‘How did he die ?’ but ‘how did he live ?’ Not ‘what did he get ?’ but ‘what did he give ?’ These are the units to measure the worth of a man as a man.Confucius 31. Man is undoubtedly an artist and creator.Menander 36. we should not change identity with any other person.Aristotle 34. The nature of men is the same. nor how we may have fallen. Emerson 32. if he is interested in his community. . if he is interested in his family. he is larger.Wordsworth 38. He is a poor creature who does not believe himself to be better than the whole world else. Man is a piece of the universe made alive. . Man will become better only when you will make him see what he is like. No matter how ill we may be. Man’s chief enemy is his own unruly nature. . .Book of Quotations # 231
28.R.Emerson 30. regardless of birth. Man is not divine. If a man is interested in himself only.Samuel Butler 37.Anonymous 35. His divine status is something to be built up by good thoughts.W. and good deeds. good words. and dark forces pent up within him. . . .Anton Chekhov 33. . Every man is a consumer and ought to be a producer. it is their habits that separate them.
.Cicero Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Speak when you’re spoken to. Belly Good manners brighten the personality. . Both were lovers.A. Mend your clothes.Rig Veda 40. . is the best bred man in company.travelers since eternity. Manners are of more importance than laws.Henrik Ibsen
222. will open with ease To very very little keys.Edmund Burke Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices. Be always in time.Anonymous 4.Jonathan Swift Hold up your head. And don’t forget that two of these Are ‘I thank you’ and ‘if you please. What times! What manners! (O temporal ! O mores !) .Emerson Good manners are the blossom of good sense and good feeling. . like doors. full of divinity. 5.’ . .
7.M. . Turn out your toes. Manners
1. 6. Too late is a crime.Proverb
2. What’s man’s first duty ? The answer is brief– To be himself. Man and God have been fellow. . Hearts. Whoever makes the fewest persons uneasy. .
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B.. You get dirty and besides.Anon. .R. Needles and pins. .Robert Louis Stevenson Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter. .Mignon McLaughlin
223. We cannot always oblige.W.
4. I learned a long time ago never to wrestle with a pig. The great secret is not having bad manners or good manners. . . Shaw 12. . .Samuel Smiles Manners– a contrivance of wise men to keep fools at a distance. but we can always speak obligingly. . .
5. the pig likes it.Book of Quotations # 233
8. but having the same manners for all the human souls. .
1. needles and pins.
9.Anonymous It is better for a woman to marry a man who loves her than a man she loves.Arab Proverb A successful marriage requires falling in love many times. always with the same person.
Manners are the ornament of action and there is a way of speaking a kind word or doing a kind thing which greatly enhances its value. and not a bed of roses.Voltaire 11. Nursery Rhyme Marriage is like life in this – that it is a field of battle.G. When a man marries his trouble begins.
. It is simply purgatory. but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise. not body.Old Testament 13. .Abraham Lincoln It is mind. .Francis Bacon 15. That is what marriage really means : helping one another to reach the full status of being persons.Rose Pastor Stokes : My Prayer 12. 9.
It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. everything goes like silk. Wives are young men’s mistresses. responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life. Some pray to marry the man they love. with my body I thee worship and with all my worldly goods I thee endow.Raquel Welch
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6. . With this ring I thee wed. Quillon
7. .Paul Tournier Marriage is neither heaven nor hell. that makes marriage last. It is not good that man should be alone. .Syrus A happy marriage is the union of too good forgivers.R. We all have a childhood dream that when there is love. companions for middle age and old men’s nurses. I’ve never been married. .
10. . My prayer will somewhat vary : I humbly pray to Heaven above That I love the man I marry. but I tell people I’m divorced so they won’t think something’s wrong with me. .Book of Common Prayer 11.
Montaigne 23. but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs. Deceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. especially when you’ve had divorced parents like myself. I think like any marriage.Robertson Davies 22. A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. Married in haste.Rodney Dangerfield 17.Book of Quotations # 235
16.Princess Diana : English Princess (1961. we have dinner apart. .William Congreve 20.” .Thomas Fuller : Of Marriage 19. It provides a base from which a person can work at understanding himself and another person. There is a French saying : “Love is the dawn of marriage and marriage is the sunset of love. . . Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring. Marriage is a framework to preserve friendship. you’d want to try even harder to make it work.Nietzsche 21. .De Finod
. Where there’s marriage without love.1997) 18. . We sleep in separate rooms. . . . It is valuable because it gives much more room to develop than just living together. It is not lack of love but lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.Benjamin Franklin 24. we may repent at leisure. there will be love without marriage. we take separate vacations – we’re doing everything we can to keep our marriage together.
Keep the eyes wide open before marriage.Dutch Proverb 29. . . . A young man married is a man that’s married.Raja Rao
224. twice a folly. . A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage. .Bacon 30. 3. and woman their happiness.Proverb 32.Thomas Fuller 28. . Better be an old man’s darling than a young man’s slave.Mme De Rieux 31.English Proverb The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. . Matrimony .the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented. To marry once is a duty. Men marry because they are tired. .F. thrice is madness. and half shut afterward. the man afterward. When the ego is dead is marriage true.M.Oscar Wilde 34. .
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25.Hahnemann : Motto for homeopathy An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty. Like cures like (Similia similibus curantur) .Polish Proverb 33. The woman cries before the wedding. . .Shakespeare : All’s Well That Ends Well 26. women because they are curious : both are disappointed. Medicine
1. . Voltaire
10.Benjamin Franklin Nature. .William Osler
7. 8. . It there be a hell upon earth it is to be found in a melancholy man’s heart. Collins A feeling of sadness and longing That is not akin to pain. which distinguishes man from animals.
.Diderot Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little.W.Burton With eyes up-rais’d.Franklin The best doctor is the one you run for and can’t find.
9. And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.H.Book of Quotations # 237
4. . . . Bohn He is the best physician that knows the worthlessness of most medicines. 5. .Voltaire The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature. . .Longfellow : The Day is Done It is impious in a good man to be sad. . to cure diseases of which they know less. .Latin Proverb
God heals and doctor takes the fee.Rev. as one inspir’d. pale melancholy sate retir’d. 6.
4. . time. and patience are the three great physicians. Edward Young
2. There is no medicine against death. in human beings of whom they know nothing. Melancholy
6.Ellen C. Rose. .
. The little window where the sun Came peeping in at morn.
226. when the rose is dead. . sage and holy. I Remember ‘Tis but a little faded flower. .238 # Book of Quotations
5. indeed should be diverted by everything but drinking. .Campbell
2. .Tennyson To live in hearts we leave behind.
4. Love itself shall slumber on. .Milton
6. I remember The house where I was born.
3.. thou Goddess.leaves. .. When Soft Voices Die) This is the truth the poet sings That sorrow’s crown of sorrow is remembering happier things. I remember. Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the Sense of human sight. when thou art gone. But oh. Memories and memory
1. you may shatter the vase if you will.Samuel Johnson But hail.Thomas Hood : I Remember.Shelley : (Music. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still. long be my heart with such memories fill’d ! Like the vase in which roses have once been distille’d : You may break. And so thy thoughts. Hail. . how fondly dear ! ‘Twill bring me back one golden hour.Thomas Moore : Farewell ! But Whenever. Are heaped for the beloved’s bed. Howarth Long. Through many a weary year. Is not to die.
. Memory is the scribe of the soul.Joseph Conard 18.Tryon Edwards
. Memory is what makes you wonder what you’ve forgotten.. The memory strengths as you lay burdens upon it.
10. a dozen trails that each have their own associations. .Dante Memory. . Than that you should remember and be sad. the time when we were happy. Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory. The secret of a good memory is attracting.Don Quincey 12. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten. That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.Aristotle 13.Clifton Fadiman 19. No memory is ever alone. . it’s at the end of a trail of memories. and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. . .Anonymous 17. .Book of Quotations # 239
7.Christina Rossetti There is no greater sorrow than to recall.Shakespeare
8.Oscar Wilde 15. . .. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. is the diary that we all carry about with us.Louis L’Amour 14. . We do not remember days.
Better by far you should forget and smile. .
9. .Thomas Fuller 11. we remember moments.Cesare Pavese 16. in misery. A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial. Memory. the warder of the brain. .
ask a woman. . Method is the mother of memory. but woman has her way.
.Samuel Johnson 22.
4. . Johnson 24. The man with a clear conscience probably has a poor memory.240 # Book of Quotations
20. . Memory is what tells a man that his wife’s birthday was yesterday.Margaret Thatcher Women lie about their age. .Friedrich Nietzsche 26.Thomas fuller 23. . . ask a man.Anonymous 25.James Stephens
2.William Feather Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.Oliver Wendell Holmes If you want anything said. men about their income. Men and women belong to different species. 5. Everyone complains of his lack of memory but nobody of his want of judgement. . The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. and communication between them is a science still in its infancy. Men and women
1. .Dr. .La Rochefoucauld
227. The two offices of memory are collection and distribution. . .Mario Rocco 21. 3. The time art of memory is the art of attention. . If you want something done.Bill Cosby Man has his will.
. their reasons are always different.L.Anonymous
228.Sigmund Freud Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. Mental health issues
(A) Anxiety :
1. and a man’s to keep unmarried as long as he can. Women are an altogether superior species. as the constant anxiety about one’s means of livelihood.
. even though it may be an unknown one.G. Man is the head.Robert Albert Bloch There is nothing so degrading.Book of Quotations # 241
6. When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.John Gray 12.B. . When men and women agree.H. “Anxiety” describes a particular state of expecting the danger or preparing for it. . . “Fear” requires a definite object of which to be afraid. . it cuts a channel into whicn all other thoughts are drained.
3. Cats do not like prudent rates. Shaw Think what cowards men would be if they had to bear children.George Barnard Shaw Women do not like timid men.
10.George Santayana 11.
It is a woman’s business to get married as soon as possible. . . it is only in their conclusions. . Mencken To control a man a woman must first control herself. 9.William Somerset Maugham
2. .Minna Thomas Antrim
7. It is the neck that moves the head. If encouraged. .
8. woman the neck.
and afterward many are strong at the broken places.R. . Truman 12. . Depression is rage spread thin. . .
6. When women are depressed. . 7. they either eat or go shopping. Do not think of all your anxieties.Ernest Hemingway
(C) Depression :
. . Madness need not be all breakdown. . it’s a depression when you lose yours.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. . you will only make yourself ill. If we admit our depression openly and freely. those around us get from it an experience of freedom rather than the depression itself.Anonymous At the rider’s back sits dark Anxiety.Horace Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure. Laing The world breaks everyone.Disraeli
5. It’s a recession when your neighbour loses his job.Aesop Do not push forward a wagon.Harry S. 9. you will only raise the dust about yourself. .George Santayana 11.
(B) Breakdown :
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Without them there is neurosis.Lily Tomlin
. then it’s you. Sanity is madness put to good uses.W. the psychotic has solutions. yet there is method in’t. Work and love. we’re said to be praying– but when God talks to us. . the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.Carl Gustav Jung 16. .Book of Quotations # 243
(D) Neurosis and Psychosis :
14. the neurotic has problems. . . Neurosis is no worse than a bad cold. we’re schizophrenic? . In short. The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. . . Though this is madness. All power of fancy over reason is a degree of insanity. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things. Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. Think of your three best friends.Theodor Reik
(E) Sanity and Insanity :
18. .Thomas Szasz 15.O.Shakespeare 21.Mignon McLaughlin 17. Holmes 20.Rita Mae Brown 22. Why is it when we talk to God.Anon. If they’re okay. . Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed. these are the basics. 19.
.Pope : Universal Prayer A miscarriage of mercy is as much to be guarded against as a miscarriage of justice... .... ......... To hide the fault I see..
6..Robert Lynd In case of doubt it is best to lean to the side of mercy....Legal Maxim
3. the less noise it makes..New Testament : Matthew The quality of mercy is not strain’d. That mercy show to me. but there is no dignity without some merit........Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice Among the attributes of God.. . That mercy I to other show.. It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest : it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown. .
... like a river.... ..Cervantes Teach me to feel another’s woe. . mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.... ..Halifax
2.. for they shall obtain mercy... although they are all equal.. ..244 # Book of Quotations
4.... And earthly power doth then show likest God’s When mercy seasons justice... Mercy
230.... 2. the deeper it is. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath : it is twice blest. Blessed are the merciful....... . Merit
5..La Rochefoucauld True Merit.. although they are of God... Merit can exist without dignity...
. So didst thou travel on life’s common way. What is matter? Never mind. but merit wins the soul.T.Lincoln : Address.gifted organ-voice of England. and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay.J. Furnivall)
. 4. Might
2. To make the third she join’d the former two. The next in majesty.
232.Dryden : Lines Under the Portrait of Mitton God . .Alexander Pope If you wish your merit to be known. Greece. . . . Italy. Milton. free. Let us have faith that right makes might. majestic.H. In cheerful godliness.Tennyson : Milton The soul was like a Star.Oriental Proverb
231. in both the last : The force of nature could no farther go. . acknowledge that of other people. justice the interest of the stronger. What is mind? No matter.
233. The first in loftiness of thought surpass’d. Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea : Pure as the naked heavens. Mind
1. Three poets. a name to resound for ages. Feb. Milton. and England did adorn. 1860 I proclaim that might is right. . John
1. and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.Plato
2. and dwelt apart. Key (Quoted by F. .
Charms strike the sight. . in three distant Ages born.Book of Quotations # 245
Diseases of the mind impair the power of the body...Samuel Johnson God is mind. strong.Lucretius
.. .. and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.Juvenal 11..... It is a function of body. Your prayer must be that you have a sound mind in a sound body... Body and mind. .. . That it excels all other bliss That earth affords or grows by kind : Though much I want which most would have... ..... ... . Like sweet bells jangled. we know nothing about it.. 4.Shakespeare : Hamlet
3... ! that noble and most sovereign reason. Such present joys therein I find.. Yet still my mind forbids to crave.. if it is..Edward Dyer O what a noble mind is here o’erthrown ! .246 # Book of Quotations
2. A contended mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world. if it is..... and God is infinite.......
When the mind is free.Abraham Lincoln 10. ..
The true..... Body is not a thing at all or. .. hence all is mind... ... .Shakespeare 7.Samuel Butler 8. the body is delicate... We shall never get straight till we leave off trying to separate these two things.... out of tune and harsh...
5.. It is a function of mind.. A person will be just about as happy as he makes up his mind to be. .Joseph Addison 9. Mind is not a thing at all or..Mary Baker Eddy : Seience and Health My mind to me a kingdom is.. we know nothing about it.
knowledge is revealed in it. they illumine. Empty mind is a devil’s workshop. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.Lord Buddha 16. Most of the time we think we’re sick. Nurture your mind with great thoughts. sink into melancholy.R. when they are concentrated. The perfect man uses his mind like a mirror.Shri Shankaracharya 19. which can either be intelligently cultivated or be allowed to run wild.Swami Vivekananda
.Thomas Wolfe 13. The mind must have some wordly objects to excite its attention. . It receives but does not keep. When the mind becomes purified like a mirror. The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun dissipated. . It’s all in the mind.Lord Chesterfield 15. . do not find fault with others. .The Mother 20. All objectified consciousness has its origin in the mind.Book of Quotations # 247
12. . . . .Chuang Tse 17. It grasps nothing. otherwise it will stagnate in indolence. . If you want peace of mind.Anonymous 18. . or rise into visions and enthusiasm..Disraeli 14.. Rather see your own faults. it refuses nothing. One who speaks or acts with a pure mind. .. mind is the most subtle of all elements in the phenomenal universe. Care should therefore he taken to purify the mind. happiness abides with him as his own shadow. Our mind is like a garden. Murti 21.K.
.Rajneesh 31. but great minds rise above them.Washington Irving 27.John Milton 30. . The mind is a search for meaning and a search for immortality. On earth there is nothing great but man.Thomes Robert Dewar 23. Radhakrishnan 32. others have wishes. and in itself can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven.Seneca 24. Truth.Maitri Upanishad 28. Great minds have purpose. The mind is its own place. . Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune. Impure by connection with desire. in man there is nothing great but mind.Sir William Hamilton 25. beauty and purification speak to us of a primal mind in whose experience they are eternally realised. plant in your mind seeds of constructive power that will yield fruitful results. . . . they only function when open. Minds are like parachutes. The mind is said to be two fold : The pure and also the impure.Anonymous 29. . Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands. . To get the most out of your life.Disraeli 26. Purity separation from desire. Little things affect little minds. .S. All the good qualities of different organs of the body are the ornaments of the mind.248 # Book of Quotations
22. . .Grenville Kleiser
for example. . .
. .Alain When we do the best that we can.Book of Quotations # 249
234. if I dropped a stone and it rose upwards.Montaigne Miracles happen to those who believe in them. 8.J.Helen Keller Mysteries are not necessarily miracles. . some are going : Do not strive to grasp them all.Adelaide A. 4. . .J. Proctor : One by One How long a minute is. 3. which side of the bathroom door you happen to be.
235. depends on.Shakespeare Mireales seldom occur. One by one the sands are flowing. But is it no miracle that it falls to the ground? . Miracles arise from our ignorance of nature. . Goethe It would be a miracle. . Miracle
1.Bernard Berenson The true miracles are those of man. Porter
2.R. 6.W. . except in the imaginations of the faithful. not from nature itself. One by one the moments fall. Minute
1.L. we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or in the life of another. Some are coming. Nehru
5.Alfred Polage They say miracles are past.
When sorrows come.
5. Beecher Stowe Misery acquaints a man with strange bed .Shakespeare : The Tempest If misery loves company.
239.Shakespeare : Hamlet
2. a hell of heaven. And now and then look squarely in thine eye. Half the misery in the world comes of want of courage to speak and to hear the truth plainly. . But I reflect.Anon.Shakespeare : Hamlet
. and so do women too.K. the mirror up to nature. Miser
1. .Thoreau The mind is its own place.fellows. they come not single spies. : Written on a Looking. . . I change. . misery has company enough.to live like a wretch. that he may die rich. Misfortune
1. . 4. handy sort of place.H. which women never do. A mere Madness .Glass Be sure to keep a mirror always nigh In some convenient.John K. . . 3. White
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236. and in a spirit of love. .
237. . And with thyself keep ever face to face. Misery
1. But in battalions.Milton : Paradise Lost Preach to the storm. But tell not Misery’s son that life is fair. and reason with despair. Bangs : Face to Face To hold as ‘twere. and in itself Can make a heaven of hell.H. Mirror
240.La Rochefoucauld A responsible man needs only to practise moderation to find happiness.Goethe He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. . Heaven.
4. With something left to treat my friends.
4. .David Mallet : Imitation of Horace It is best to rise from life as from a banquet neither thirsty nor drunken.
6.Epictetus Misfortunes one can endure – they come form side. Moderation
1. a middle state. . Neither too humble nor too great.Czech Proverb We have all of us sufficient fortitude to bear the misfortunes of others. . . But to suffer for one’s own faults – oh! here is the sting of life.
Misfortunes always come in by a door that has been left open for them.Book of Quotations # 251
2. More than enough for nature’s ends.
5.Oscar Wilde It is well to treasure the memories of past misfortunes.Aristotle The moderation of fortunate people comes from the calm which good fortune gives to their tempers.
2. 5. they constitute our bank of fortitude. O grant me. . they are accidents. .Eric Hoffer
3.La Rochefoucauld Misfortunes test friends and detect enemies. . .
it gives strength and makes it stand out.Pierre Veron I have done one braver thing Than all the Worthies did. .Proverb
. to keep that hid. .
In adversity assume the countenance of prosperity. Modesty is the clothing of talent. physically and mentally. and you stand the best chances there is of having both a happy life and plenty of years to enjoy it. . both human and divine– meet. The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation. . . 2.
4. . . Live within your means financially.James Garton Bennett Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies. .Cicero I have made mistakes.Tupper 11.Donne Modesty is to merit what shade is to figures in a picture.Livy To live long it is necessary to live slowly. Kapphan 12.Dr.Pierre Veron
3. Moderation is the secret of survival. and in prosperity moderate the temper and desires.Hall
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6. 8. Modesty
10.Jean De La Bruyere Modesty is the clothing of talent.
9. but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I have never made one. Which is. And yet a braver thence did spring. .
.La Bruyere With people of only moderate ability.Proverb
Women command a modest man. but with those who possess great talent.
10. do not speak well of yourself. It makes my future. Though modesty be a virtue. Moment
1. He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others. yet bashfulness is a vice.Blaise Pascal 11. If you want people to think well of you.William Hazlitt A false modesty is the refinement of vanity. The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it. A think of moment Is beauty of glory.R.James Agree 12. . . . Am all the time in flowers’ valley. and is a confession of the deficiency it indicates. .Book of Quotations # 253
5. it is hypocrisy. modesty is mere honesty.Thomas Fuller Modesty is the lowest of the virtues. : Poems
.R. .Arthur Schopenhauer Modesty died when clothes were born. I never look back In the mind of nature. . 8. It is a lie.A. 6.
9. but like him not. .Mark Twain
7. When moment is mine. .
Shakespeare : Othello
. . . 2. Times.Khalil Gibran
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243. .Shakespeare : The Merry Wives of Windsor 11.
4. 1931 If you want to know what God thinks of money.favoured faults Looks handsome in three hundred pounds a year. .Anonymous Money is honey.
10.T. Money is like an arm or a leg . what a world of vile ill. 8. and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man. Nobody was ever meant To remember or invent What he did with every cent.
9. . Money
5.Dorothy Parker Money is like love. . . .use it or lose it. And a rich man’s joke is always funny. 6. multiplies cares. my little sonny. 7. N.E. Who steals my purse steals trash. but I’d settle for a diamond studded wheelchair. look at the people He gives it to. Brown : The Doctor Never ask of money spent Where the spender thinks it went.Robert Frost When I had money everyone called me brother.) Money cannot buy health. . . it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it. O. .Benjamin Franklin If you pay peanuts.James Goldsmith (Attrib.Henry Ford : Interview. you get monkeys. 8. Nov.Polish Proverb He who multiplies riches.
imagine that money is everything. A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man because he has both enjoyments. .Anonymous 17. Money is a good servant but a bad master. and when they grow older they know it. nowadays. Make all you can. To have enough is good luck. Money may not buy happiness. Taking it all in all.Oscar Wilde 20. . Money can’t buy friends.William Somerville : Ready Money 13.Spike Millingan 21. This is true of all things. .Montaigne 19.Voltaire 14. Young people. ‘Tis ready money makes the man.Tse 18. When it is a question of money. save all you can.Chuang . everybody is of the same religion. .J. . . Let all the learned say what they can. .Samuel Johnson 22. but with it you can be miserable in comfort. but especially of money. but you can get a better class of enemy. For the love of money is the root of all evil. Wesley
. . give all you can.Quoted by Bacon 15. . . I find it is more trouble to watch after money than to get. .Book of Quotations # 255
12.New Testament 16. to have more than enough is harmful.
Money is security.Henry Fielding 25. . No one can earn a million dollars honestly. Holmes 33.256 # Book of Quotations
23.Margaret Thatcher 30. but hating bribes brings happiness. Dishonest money brings grief to all the family. It is the difference between living on the slope of a volcano and being safe in the garden of hesperides. . . Money is power.Lord Halifax 26. .Proverb
.O. A man without money is like a bow without an arrow. A heavy purse makes a light heart. Put not your trust in money.W. . . .William Jennings Bryan 27. Pennies do not come from heaven .G. Can anybody remember when the times were not hard and money not scarce? .Prophet Muhammad 32.Thomas Fuller 24. Riches are not from abundance of wordly goods.R. but put your money in trust.W.they have to be earned here on earth. Money will say more in one moment that the most eloquent love can in years. . .B. but from a contented mind. They who are of opinion that money will do everything may very well be suspected to do everything for money.The Bible 31. Emerson
28. . Money is freedom. Show 29.
. Open your door to me. By the light of the moon. . Lend me thy pen to write a word. for the love of God. like a flower. Moon
1. My candle is out. And a star or two beside. her dark spots to herself.R.T.
2.George Croly You meaner beauties of the night. .Blake : Night The moving moon went up the sky.Henry Adams
245. Coleridge How like a queen comes forth the lonely moon From the slow opening curtains of the clouds Walking in beauty to her midnight throne! . Morality
1. In Heaven’s high bower With silent delight Sits and smile on the night.Sir Henry Wotton : On His Mistress The moon has her light all over the sky. That poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your light You common people of the skies – What are you when the moon shall rise? .N.
5. I’ve no more fire. My friend Pierrot.Book of Quotations # 257
244.S.Anonymous (French Song) The moon. . Morality is a private and costly luxury. And no where did abide : Softly she was going up.
Huxley 8.M.Nietzsche 6. Be not simply good.Herbert Spencer 9.H.Ernest Hemingway 4. Cannibalism is moral in a cannibal country. .F.. Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. . .. Absolute morality is the regulation of conduct that pain shall not be inflicted.Immanuel Kant 10.Thoreau
. Verocity is the heart of morality.258 # Book of Quotations
2. What is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after. . All sects are different because they come from men. Love would turn to poison unless it is strictly limited by moral consideration. but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
What we call ‘morals’ is simply blind obedience to words of command. . . be good for something. . Voltaire 12.T.Aristotle 7.. . you may cheat yourself out of much life so.. Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy.Mahatma Gandhi 11. . We become just by doing just acts. Do not be too moral.. Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose. . morality is everywhere the same because it comes from God. temperate by doing temperate acts.Havelock Ellis 3. Morality is the custom of one’s country and the current feeling of one’s peers.Samuel Butler 5. . Aim above morality. . brave by doing brave acts.
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13.’ . .Christina Rossetti There is nothing serious in mortality. All is but toys.Thomas Franklin
247. Its golden glory on the air.Shakespeare : Henry VI The grey – eyed morn smiles on the frowning night.Anonymous The morning pouring everywhere.
4. .Thomas Moore Consider The lilies of the field whose bloom is brief – We are as they. Mortality
1. like wine. The only moral lesson which is suited for a child – the most important lesson for every time of life – is this : ‘Never hurt anybody. Like them we fade away As doth a leaf. . .
. Full many a glorious morning have I seen Flatter the mountain tops with sovereign eye. .
5.H.Shakespeare : Sonnets See how the morning opes her golden gates.
3. And takes her farewell of the glorious sun ! .Rousseau
246. . Morning
1. Chequering the eastern clouds with streaks of light. All that’s bright must fade The brightest still the fleetest. All that’s sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest. . is poison in the morning.Anonymous
2.W. Longfellow Pastime.
Napoleon Bonaparte God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.Alice Hawthorne If I were hanged on the highest hill. And would some pretty story tell.W.. singing unto one another.Edward Young
. Home and Heaven. Or kiss the place to make it well? My Mother . Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. O mother o’ mine! I know whose love would follow me still.Kipling : Mother O’Mine The angels.
7. Mother o’mine. 6. .M. None so devotional as that of “mother”.. .G. .
5.Jewish Proverb The sweetest sounds to mortals given. Ross Who ran to help me when I fell. . And heard in Mother.W. . .
All men think all men mortal but themselves. Mother
3.Ann Taylor : My Mother
2. Mother o’mine.260 # Book of Quotations
4. Brown What is home without a mother? .S.Poe : To My Mother For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world. O mother o’ mine! . Can find among their burning terms of love.
4.W. Thackeray The future distiny of the child is always the work of the mother.
Emerson 11. Coleridge 12.Old Testament 19. .Washington Irving 14.law) before you decide on marriage. Lowell 13.Erma Bombeck 16.. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no.R.W. A mother is the truest friend we have. . The holiest thing alive. All that I am. .S. . and the fear of evil.R. When your mother asks. a mother’s knee..Manu 18. . A mother is a mother still. I owe to my angel mother. .Erma Bombeck
249. . Mother are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. fall upon us. Nobody can misunderstand a boy like his own mother.Norman Douglas 17.Aristotle 15. Her children arise and call her blessed. heavy and sudden.J. Motive
1. . . A mother exceedeth a thousand fathers in the right to reverence.T. You’re going to get it anyway. . ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ It’s a mere formality.Samuel Johnson
. .in .Abraham Lincoln 20. .Book of Quotations # 261
10. or hope to be. That best academy.. Men are what there mothers made them. The two great movers of the human mind are the desire of good. Spend at least one Mother’s Day with your respective (Mother . when trials.
Not to the sensual ear. the greatest good that mortals know. Music
1. 3. but. .262 # Book of Quotations
2. .G. .
. And all of heaven we have below.
3.Thomas Carlyle The man that hath no music in himself. play on. Lichtenberg
5. therefore. if man had ears : Their earth is but an echo of the spheres. Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds.Thomsa A.Samuel Johnson When anyone takes great pleasure in doing a thing it is almost always from some motive other than the ostensible one. Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone.
Man sees your action. . There’s music in all things. ye soft pipes.Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast. more endear’d. not by the motives prompting them.Mahatma Gandhi The morality of an action depends upon the motive from which we act.
250. Kempis A man must be judged by his actions. but God your motives.C. . or bend a knotted oak. Music.
4. but those unheard Are sweeter. God alone knows men’s hearts.Byron Heard melodies are sweet. There’s music in the gushing of a rill. .Keats
2.Congreve There’s music in the sighing of a reed. To soften rocks. Is fit for treasons. stratagems and spoils. .
killing care and grief of heart. even though he may not possess horns and a tail.Anonymous 16.Khalil Gibran Music should strike fire from the heart of man.Shelley If music be the food of love.
Music. .Confucius 12. when soft voices die. . In music man is revealed.Oscar Hammerstein
. . The man who cannot appreciate music and literature is exactly like the lower animals.
7. Our hearts will break if we do not sing. play on.Anonymous 17. . .Samuel Johnson 15. . it opens the secret of life bringing peace. . .Bhartrihari 14. Music is the shorthand of emotion. . and music is the blossoming of virtue. The hills are alive with the sound of music With the songs they have sung For a thousand years.R.Leo Tolstoy 11. 8. Vibrates in the memory.N.Book of Quotations # 263
6. Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice. .Beethoven
9. and bring tears from the eye of woman. and not in a noise. Virtue is the strong stem of man’s nature. In sweet music is such art.Shakespeare : Twelfth Night Music is the language of the spirit. . abolishing strife. Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Tagore 13. .
1. mystery is the only secrecy of weak and cunning ones. . .Chesterfield Mystery magnifies danger as the fog of the sun. Colton Mystery is that but another name for our ignorance. . In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain. .
5. .Kin Hubbard
251. For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. No bird but an invisible thing A voice. Lawrence In mystery our soul abides.
252. . .Mathew Arnold A proper secrecy is the only mystery of able men.Walt Whitman
2.George Szell 19. all world be perfectly plain. I celebrate myself.
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18.Walt Whitman : Song of Myself I fnid no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.H. .C. 4.C. Classic music is the kind that we keep thinking will turn into a tune.William Wordworth Beauty is a mystery. Myself
2. and sing myself. 6.D. And what I assume you shall assume. .
10. .New Testament : Mark Sticks and stones will break my bones. Howes A person with a bad name is already half.Book of Quotations # 265
253. like fool’s places.
6. .Thomas Fuller Hate the man who builds his name on ruins of another’s fame. What’s in a name ? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. . all is gone. .
3.hanged.J. and one of the richest Jewels of life is lost forever. When character is gone. .Quoted by Hazlitt
.English Proverb A good name lost is seldom regained. A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.Johnson My name is Legion : for we are many. are often seen in public places. . . .John Hamilton
2. .John Gay No better heritage can a father bequeath to his children than a good name. Name
1. To point a moral or adorn a tale. 4. 7. .Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet He left a name.Old Proverb Fool’s names.
9. but names will never hurt me. at which the world grew pale.
.Edmund Burke Nations. and music in its roar. Goethe
2. are made. to be commanded. There is society where none intrudes. like individuals.William C.S. Nature is the art of God. 4. I love not Man the less. . Nature
1.W. Men and women come and go. 3.N. Tagore The destiny of any nation at any given time. .Francis Bacon To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms. By the deep sea. . . but Nature more. 2.266 # Book of Quotations
. . depends on the opinions of its young men under five and twenty.Dante Nature. Radhakrishnan Nations are born of travail and suffering. Bryant There is a pleasure in the pathless woods.R. must be obeyed. From these our interviews. .
255. she speaks A various language. . not only by what they acquire but by what they resign. There is rapture on the lonely shore.J.Mahatma Gandhi A nation does not die. A nation without means of reform is a nation without means of survival. but the nation goes on.
Nature has always had more force than education.Robert Lee Frost 16. .W. Like God it useth me.Pope One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
7. . .Proverb 14. .Shakespeare Nature never did betray The heart that loved her. .John Henry Newman
. Wordsworth Nature is a volume of which God is the author.Voltaire 12. like a kind and smiling mother. to our dreams and cherishes our fancies. . How many apples fell on Newton’s head before he took the hint ? Nature is always hinting at us. . Nature never breaks her own laws. Luck provides it with opportunity. Whose body Nature is. Living Nature.Harvey
6. And suddenly we take the hint.Anonymous 13. not dull Art. .Victor Hugo 11. Shall plan my ways and rule my heart. . bends herself. . It hints over and over again. Nature does not proceed by leaps. . 8. Nature creates ability.
I do not count the hours I spend In wandering by the sea. Nature.
10.Emerson All are but parts of one stupendous Whole. .Book of Quotations # 267
5.Carolus Linnaeus 15. The forest is my loyal friend. and God the soul.
2. time and patience are the three great physicians.J. The painter. (From Latin Proverb) Necessity knows no law.
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4. . and the poet each in his own way. evil and of good. In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbour. . Of moral. .master and teacheth strange lessons. .V. Augustine Necessity is a violent school. Neighbour
1.William Wordsworth 18. visible garment of God. .Benjamin Franklin If it be bad to live in necessity.Anon.C.H.Goelthe
256. Nature is the living.St. Bohns 20. One impulse from vernal wood May teach you more of man. Roosevelt (First Inaugural Address. Necessity is the mother of invention. at least there is no necessity to live in necessity. Nature. . derives his inspiration from nature. Than all the sages can. 3. Necessity
1. . 6. .Michel De Montaigne There is no virtue like necessity. . . Raman 19.1933)
259. . .
258.George Herbert We make our friends.
.Friedrich Nietzsche As cold water to a thirsty soul. so is good news from a far country.Book of Quotations # 269
2. but when a man bites a dog that is news. How people love an old saying : They are always quoting. .Proverb
2. 4. keep it to yourself.‘There is nothing new under the sun’. yet pull not down your hedges. New
1.Harry S. . . News
1. Chesterton When ill news comes too late to be serviceable to your neighbour. Howf There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.Thomas Hardy Nobody knows what news is important until a hundred years after wards. .Thomas Fuller Love your neighbour. . yet there is something new every day. . 3. we make our enemies. When a dog bites a man that is not news.John B. .
We can live without our friends but not without our neighbours.W.E.
5.Shakespeare The dull period in the life of an event is when it ceases to be news and has not begun to be history. . but God makes our next door neighbour.K.G. Bogart The nature of bad news infects the teller.
image of hell ! Black stage for tragedies and murders fell ! . . . .Thomas Jefferson
6.Will Rogers The careful reader of a few good newspapers can learn more in a year than most scholars do in their great libraries. .Thomas Carlyle Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers.B.
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260.Voltaire All I know is what I see in the papers. . 7. 3.La Fontaine
261. I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. . Newspapers
1.Heine When we hear news we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.W. Every editor of newspapers pays tribute to the devil. or newspapers without government. 2.Mark Twain In these days we fight for our ideas. Night
. O comfort killing Night.J. . .
5. Gitt Newspapers are the world’s mirrors.James Ellis A newspaper is not just for reporting the news as it is. .
8. A newspaper is a public servant. but to make people angry enough to do something about it. . 9.F. Sanborn Histories are a kind of distilled newspapers. and newspapers are our fortresses.
. And as silently steal away.
262. all in black….
For the night Shows stars and women in a better light. that infest the day Shall fold their tents.Shakespeare : Macbeth Night’s deepest gloom is but a calm. and the crow Makes wings to the rooky wood. like the Arabs.
8. Thou sober. …. The nightingales are singing near The Convent of the sacred Heart And sang within the bloody wood When Agamemnon cried aloud. civil night. .
7.Light thickens.H.Byron And the night shall be filled with music And the eares.Book of Quotations # 271
6.T.John Keats Come.Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet Come seeling night. The laboured day’s restoring balm. Nightingale
1. That soothes the wearied mind.Leigh Hunt Mysterious Night ! When our first parent knew Thee from report divine. With thy black mantle. .suited matron. Longfellow Tender is the night And happily the Queen Moon is on her throne Clustered around by all her starry Fays.W.J. . . .
. Did he not tremble for this lovely frame. The comfort of mankind. Blanco White : Sonnet : Night
5. Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day. . and heard thy name. This glorious canopy of light and blue ? .S.
to hear thy even song.Milton Sweet bird that shunn’st the noise of folly. . when all the woods are still. .
O nightingale. . noble actions characterise the great.Pope
. There is One great society alone on earth : The noble Living and the noble Dead.C. but honourable conduct and a noble disposition that make men great.
4.souled people as with narrow. the less they have in them. Nobility
1. It is with narrow.Wordsworth Send your noble blood to market and see what it will bring. . most melancholy ! Thee. 3. chauntress. when all was still.
264. Most musical. this is the best kind of nobility. oft. Winther
3.Ovid If a man be endowed with a generous mind. . the woods among.
5. nor ancestry. . From out the woodland hill. Noise
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2. the more noise they make in pouring it out. that on your bloomy spray Warblest at eve.Goldonl It is not wealth. . Last night. . I woo. It sang in the golden moonlight. .Thomas Fuller Noble blood is an accident of fortune.
263.necked bottles.Milton Last night the nightingale woke me.
. who is not. And the trees were bread and cheese What should we do for drink? . Nose
1. ‘Tis proof that he had rather Have a turnip than a father. Cry not when his father dies.Book of Quotations # 273
2.Anon. is. And all the sea were ink. . A little nonsense now and then. One. .
4. Human nature is greedy of novelty. 2.Samuel Johnson If all the world were paper.Proverb
2.Anon. we see. . the whole aspect of the world would have been altered. If the man who turnips cries.
Empty vessel makes much noise.
267. whom we see not. . Is relished by the best of men. Novelty
266.Anonymous He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils. . Cleopatra’s nose had it been shorter. Nonsense
1. . and one.Francis Bacon
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1. Let my right hand forget her cunning…. Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth. - Old Testament : Psalms Oaths are crutches upon which lies go. - Thomas Dekker You can have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the Government, while I shall have the most solemn one to “preserve, protect and defend” it. - Linclon (First Inaugural Address) ‘Tis not the many oaths that makes the truth. But the plain single vow that is vow’d true. - Shakespeare : All’s well that Ends Well
1. Obedience is mother of success and is wedded to safety. - Anon. Let them obey that know not how to rule. - Shakespeare Learn to obey if you want to command. - Anonymous Let thy child’s first lesson be obedience and second will be what thou wilt. - Benjamin Franklin The way of obedience at last brings to the door of salvation. - Guru Nanak You can not train a horse with shouts and expect it to obey a whisper. - Dagober Runes
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Good men must not obey the laws too well. - R.W. Emerson
1. An extraordinary haste to discharge an obligation is a sort of ingratitude. - La Rochefoucanld It is well known to all great men, that by conferring an obligation they do not always procure a friend, but are certain of creating many enemies. - Henry Fielding Do not oblige to make debtors. - Anonymous
1. 2. 3. Obstinacy and heat in argument are surest proofs of folly. - Montaigne The obstinate man does not hold opinions, they hold him. - Samuel Butler Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth. - Joseph Joubert Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good cause. - Sir Thomas Browne
1. Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant is a mind distress’d. - William Cowper The busy have no time for tears. - Byron Occupation is the scythe of time. - Napoleon Bonaparte
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1. 2. O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven. - Shakespeare : Hamlet Time to me this truth has taught, More offend from want of thought Than from any want of feeling. - Charles Swain Who fears to attend takes the first step to please. - Cibber
274. Office And Officer
1. The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party. - Calhoun (Speech, 1835) Public office is the last refuge of the incompetent. - Attributed to Boise Penrose Five things are requisite to a good officer : ability, clean hands, despatch, patience, and impartiality. - W. Penn High office is like a pyramid : only two kinds of animals reach the summit, reptiles and eagles. - D. Alambert
1. 2. Old is gold. - Anonymous To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Amiel Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. - Quoted by Bacon
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There is nothing more remarkable in the life of Socrates than that he found time in his old age to learn to dance and play on instruments, and thought it was time well spent. - Montaigne We can’t reach old age by another man’s road. - Mark Twain The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young. - Oscar Wilde No man is really old until his mother stops worrying about him. - William Ryan The old order changeth, yielding place to new. - Alfred Tennyson Old age plants more wrinkles in the mind than in the face. - Alfred Tennyson
10. I love everything that is old : old friends, old times, old manners, old books and wine. - Oliver Goldsmith 11. Old men are dangerous; it does not matter to them what is going to happen to the world. - George Bernard Shaw 12. Old men are twice children. - Greek Proverb 13. Old bees yield no honey. - Proverb 14. When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old. - Mark Twain 15. Few know how to be old. - La Rochefoucauld 16. The evening of life brings with it its lamp. - Joseph Joubert
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17. There is nothing more beautiful in this world than a healthy wise old man. - Lin Yutang
276. Open Mind
1. His mind is open. Yes, it is so open that nothing is retained; ideas simply pass through him. - Francis Herbert Bradlers …but it ought not to be so open that there is no keeping anything in or out of it. It should be capable of shutting its doors sometimes, or it may be found a little draughty. - Samuel Butler
1. 2. As our inclinations, so our opinions. - Goethe He that complies against his will, Is of his own opinion still, Which he may adhere to, yet disown, For reasons to himself best known. - Butler Some praise at morning what they blame at night, But always think the last opinion right. - Pope The world is governed by opinion. - Thomas Hobbes It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse- races. - Mark Twain It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion. - F.M. Voltaire We are all of us, more or less, the slaves of opinion. - Thomas Hobbes The feeble tremble before opinion, the foolish defy it, the wise judge it, the skilful direct it. - Mme Jeanne Roland
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It is more true to say that our opinions depend upon our lives and habits, than to say that our lives and habits depend on our opinions. - F.W. Robertson
10. The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. - Blake 11. The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions. - James Russell Lowell 12. It is rare that the public sentiment decides immorally or unwisely, and the individual who differs from it ought to distrust and examine well his own opinion. - Jefferson 13. The superior man does not set his mind either for anything or against anything. - Confucius 14. When a man talks on any subject, he rather expresses the opinions of his garb or his fraternity, than his own, and will change them as of ten as he changes his situation and circumstances. - Rousseau 15. How do we spend our old age ? In defending opinions, not because we believe them to be true, but simply because we once said that we thought they were. - G.C. Lichtenberg 16. Opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making. - John Milton 17. Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. - John F. Kennedy 18. Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. - Albert Einstein
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19. Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced. - Elbert Hubbard 20. The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one’s opinion but rather to know it. - Andre Maurois 21. Opinions can not survive if one has no chance to fight for them. - Thomas Mann
278. Optimism and pessimism
(A) Optimism :
1. God’s in his Heaven – All’s right with the world. - R. Browning One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, Never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, Sleep to wake. - R. Browning He who, from zone to zone, Guides through the boundless sky thy certain fight, In the long way what I must tread alone, Will lead my steps aright. - William C. Bryant The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum. - Havelock Ellis Who brought me hither Will bring me hence; no other guide I seek. - Milton : Paradise Regained One truth is clear, whatever is, is right. - Pope
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All is for the best in the best of possible worlds. - Voltaire Optimism : A cheerful frame of mind that enables a tea kettle to sing though in hot water up to its nose. - Anonymous Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. - Helen Keller Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller Strong will and optimism are the greatest capital of man. This is the best day the world has ever seen. - Proverb Behold, we know not everything; I can but trust that good shall fall At last – far off – at last, to all, And every winter change to spring. - Lord A. Tennyson I am an optimist, but I’m an optimist who carries a raincot. - Harold Wilson Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, but it returneth ! - Percy Bysshe Shelley An optimist is one who makes the best of it when he gets the worst of it. - Anonymous A frog caught by a serpent, while sitting in the latter’s mouth with half its body already swallowed, puts out its tongue and tries to catch hold of the small flies that happen to come near it. - Sri Rama
17. Optimism : The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. - Ambrose Bierce
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18. The latest definition of an optimist is one who fills up his crossword puzzle in ink. - Clement King Shorter
(B) Pessimism :
19. Pessimism : – When every thing is bad, it must be good to know the worst. - Francis Herbert Bradley 20. A pessimist ? A man who thinks everybody as nasty as himself, and hates them for it. - George Bernard Shaw 21. I hate the Pollyauna pest Who says that All is for the Best. - Franklin P. Adams 22. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. - James Branch Cabell 23. Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one the stars. - F. Langbridge 24. A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; an optimist doesn’t see the clouds at all – he’s walking on them. - D.O. Elynn 25. There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. - Mark Twain 26. A pessimist is one who feels bad when he feels good for fear, he’ll feel worse when he feels better. - Anonymous 27. The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose. - Khalil Gibran 28. The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill
the hole. . No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird’s throat. Oratory
1. . Since Eden’s freshness and man’s fall No rose has been original.B. All epoch – making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written but by the spoken word. The optimist sees the doughnut. Originality
1. Aldrich Originality.Dean W.Adolf Hitler In oratory the greatest art is to conceal art. Radhakrishnan 31. 3. . The pessimist.S.R. . Inge Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. .
4. Pessimism means that life on earth is not worth living unless it be in purity and detachment.Marie Ebner Eschenbach
2.McL.Smith An orator or author is never successful till he has learned to make his words smaller than his ideas. I fear.Book of Quotations # 283
29. is too often only undetected and frequently unconscious plagiarism. .
280. How happy are the pessimists! What joy is theirs when they have proved there is no joy.Emerson It is the first rule in oratory that a man must appear such as he would persuade others to be and that can be accomplished only by the force of his life. . .
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.Tse He who does not live in some degree for others. For I fear I have nothing original in me– excepting the Original Sin.Auguste Rodin A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great.Franklin Jones 12.
10. .J. . .
281. 2. 6. Others
1. Mill Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. .Montaigne How happy many people would be if they cared about other people’s affair as little as about their own. Lichtenberg
3. . .G. He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.L. hardly lives for himself. 9. but in saying exactly. Mencken I invent nothing.C. . .K. what you think yourself.
. Originality is the art of concealing your source. Stephen All good things which exist are the fruits of originality. I rediscover. There is nothing new under the sun.The Bible 11.H.
Originality does not consist in saying what one has ever said before.J.Joshua Reynolds
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4. .Lao. . .
John Dryden The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body. succeed each other. One pain is lessen’d by another’s anguish. and can wisely extract the good from the evil. 6. . 9. knows how to live.Syrus The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness then the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
3. . That is not paid with moan. . And perish is our own. and he only who knows how to accommodate himself in their returns. .Sterne
4. For all the happiness mankind can gain Is not in pleasure. 8. . .
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282. 5.Thomas Jefferson Pain and pleasure. For we are born in other’s pain. . and nothing ends.William Hazlitt Pain is the outcome of sin. .Gautam Buddha The art of life is the avoiding of the pain.Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet Nothing begins. Pain and Suffering
(A) Pain :
1. like light and darkness. . but in rest from pain.Francis Thompson Sweet is pleasure after pain.Dryden : The Indian Emperor One fire burns out another’s burning.
. not the sword. All these things.Manu
(B) Suffering :
12. Disease is suffering. O brethren are suffering.Anne Morrow Lindbergh 18. all the world would be wise. Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. . . Suffering is the badge of human race.St. openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable. If suffering alone taught. understanding. but never one without suffering. God had one son on earth without sin. . Augustine 13. Everything that depends on others gives pain. Sorrow and misery are suffering. I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. Death is suffering. .Napoleon Bonaparte 15. We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full. To suffering must be added mourning.Khalil Gibran 11.Mahatama Gandhi 16. .Anonymus 17. . Old age is suffering. since everyone suffers. Birth is suffering. everything that depends on oneself gives pleaser. love. . patience. To have become a deepest man is the privilege of those who have suffered. . It requires more courage to suffer than to die.Oscar Wilde
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10.Marcel Proust : The Sweet Cheat Gone 14.
. A room with pictures and a room without pictures. Macaulay There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot.T. by which conceptions or sentiments are conveyed.Samuel Palmer
6.B. 2. Emerson Style in painting is the same as in writing. sir. If you leave out the scars and wrinkles. . transform a yellow spot into the sun. .John Opie (in reply to the question. A picture is a poem without words. differ nearly as much as a room with windows and a room without windows.Oliver Cromwell A flattering painter who made it his care To draw men as they ought to be.
7.Pablo Picasso Pictures must not be too picturesque. .
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19. .Goldsmith I mix them with my brains. but there are others.
9. . . 8.Karl Marx
283. I will not pay you a shilling. The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.R. as power over materials.
4. . Painting
1. . not as they are. who.Horace Paint me as I am. .John Gilbert
The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature. ‘What do you mix your
5.W.Sir Joshua Reynolds A picture has been said to be something between a thing and a thought. . whether words or colours.
beyond compare. Where sin and death abound.S. a book of Verse– and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness– And Wilderness is Paradise now.John Singer Sargent
4. . And drunk the milk of paradise.T. I say it’s mine.Christina Rossetti
2. I say it’s a fake. . that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth them. Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. thy parents. Faber The loves that meet in Paradise shall cast out fear. And Paradise hath room for you and me and all.W.F. If I don’t.Penu
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11. Coleridge O Paradise ! O Paradise ! Who doth not crave for rest ? Who would not seek the happy land Where they that love are blest ? . Parents
1. . Honour thy father and thy mother. .
3. .Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat For he on honey dew hath fed. Paradise
1.Pablo Picasso 11.
285. . How beautiful. Will paradise be found ? .
5. . If I like it.James Montgomery Here with a loaf of Bread beneath the Bough.
8. mad. Beecher Speaking personally.
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3.Bertrand Russell There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you. to know. .Peter De Vries Children when they are little make parents fools.Brian Tracy
286. If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon.S.Clarence S. . you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings. . The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children. .
4. to love– and then to part. Is the sad tale of many a human heart. when great.Samuel Richardson Even an ugly child is the most beautiful to its parents. like that of the parent for the child. sometimes they forgive them. To meet. .Oscar Wilde There is no friendship. Coleridge
.T. and so are their griefs and fears.
The joys of parents are secret. no love. . Darrow 11. I have found the happiness of parenthood greater than any other that I have experienced.
7. as they grow older they judge them’.H. .W.
5.Francis Bacon Children begin by loving their parents. . .
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2.John Gay Since there’s no help.. . 7. . . .
When we two parted In silence and tears.John Dryden
287.hearted To sever for years. .
6. Half broken. . Come.Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet In every parting.Disraeli The natural man has only two primal passions – to get and to beget.Byron : Whe We Two Parted Excuse me. let us kiss and part. Passion
1.Thomas Hobbes Where passion rules. . But dearest friends. would be useless. alas ! must part.Michael Drayton Good night.
5. Passion is universal humanity.. . Pale grew thy cheek and cold Colder thy kiss… . then! You know my heart. That I shall say good night till it be morrow.Balzac Knowledge of mankind is a knowledge of their passions. romance and art. Without it religion – history.
3. good night ! parting is such sweet sorrow.George Eliot Parting is all we know of heaven.Sir William Osler Passions unguided are for the most part more madness. . there is an image of death. And all we need of hell. 3.
but the sole terms on which it can become ours are the subordination to the present. You can never plan the future by the past. .Tennyson
. . . Past
1.Edmund Burke 8. .G. . 5. .Book of Quotations # 291
6. . . . as it is with fire and water. 4.Shakespeare 7. they are good servants but bad masters.Emerson Not heaven itself upon the past has power. We are tomorrow’s past.Sir Roger L’ Estrange The worst of slaves is he whom passion rules.Shakespeare : Hamlet
288. In my heart of heart. 8. .George Santayana
3. and I will wear him In my heart’s core.Brooke Give me that man That is not passion’s slave. 2. But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me.
7.W.Longfellow Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
What is gone and past help. should be past grief.Anonymous 9.
It is with our passions. Nothing changes more constantly than the past. ay. . Johnson The past is for us.Thomas Carlyle 10.
6. .Dryden Let the dead Past bury its dead. The present is the living sum total of the past. .
. If you want the present to be different from the past. and it is both a burden and an inspiration. I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes. . . Nehru
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11.L.Samuel Butler 15.Anonymous 12.Shakespeare . God cannot alter the past but historians can. The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.Carl Sandburg 13. . study the past. Sweet memories of the past remembered in the sad present give no joy but pain.
.Shakespeare : Othello She sat like patience on a movement.Thomas Jefferson 14. . Smiling at grief.Aristotle
1. but I wouldn’t want to live there.J.Twelfth Night Patience is an ornament to a man.Daniel Webster 18. for it drags us down and at the same time pushes us on. . . How poor are they that have not patience ! What wound did ever heal but by degrees ? .Edward Thomas 17. The burden of the past pursues us. 4.
3. .Baruch Spinoza 16.Hitopadesa Patience is so like fortitude that she seems either her sister or her daughter. modesty to a woman. The past at least is secure. . . The past is a good place to visit. .
. Patience and perseverance overcome mountains.Dr. Our patience will achieve more than our force. . . . how to wait is the secret of success. . The bud may have a bitter taste.Milton 15. A man without patience is a lamp without oil. and which certainly does not diminish with the increase of knowledge. . her secret is patience. and we call it patience. .Emerson A man who is master of patience is master of everything else. 8.Lord Halifax The principal part of faith is patience. A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.Andres Segovia
.Edmund Burke 12. that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.Benjamin Franklin Adopt the pace of nature.Mahatma Gandhi 13.Thomas Hardy 17. .George Macdonald
6. In that form it changes its name. .William Cowper 14. Maistre 16. They also serve who only stand and wait. . .Bulwer He that can have patience can have what he will.
There is one form of hope. Patience. .Book of Quotations # 293
5. But sweet will be the flower. which is never unwise.Dutch Proverb 11. 7. To know.
Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods.Margaret Thatcher 20. Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. To lose patience is to lose the battle. 4. . . . . Wait. but instantly set about remedying them.Anonymous One drop of blood drawn from the country’s bosom Should grieve thee more than streams of foreign gore. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. Thou fallest a blessed martyr. 5.Thomas Campbell The world is my country. Then if thou fallest. Patriotism
290.Shakespeare : Henry VI Who is here so vile that will not love his country ? . The storm will pass. all mankind are my brethern and to do good is my religion. every day begin the task anew.Robert Schuller 21. .
3. I’m extraordinary patient provided I get my own way in the end.Mahatma Gandhi 22. Let all the ends thou aimest at be thy country’s.
.Thomas Paine : Rights of Man
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18. Patience is bearing the burden of life cheerfully.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar The patriot’s blood’s the seed of Freedom’s tree. Have patience with all things. but chiefly have patience with yourself.St. Francis De Sales 19. The spring will come. Be patient. and truth’s. .
can love nothing. Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.John F. Breathes there a man with soul so dead. ask what you can do for your country. This is my own. . .Daniel Webster (Address in 1825) 14. our whole country. .Abraham Lincoln 15.let us finish the work we are in.Mahatma Gandhi
.Bertrand Russell 16. .Homer You will never have a quite world. For glory lights the soldier’s tomb. our country. till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.J. Let our object be.G. and nothing but our country.Samuel Lover 12.Book of Quotations # 295
6. For us. We call our country Father Land. Shaw Ask not what your country can do for you.. We call our language Mother Tongue.
10.R. . to bind up the nation’s wounds. . . With malice towards none. Drake 11. Who never to himself hath said. 8.B. patriotism is the same as the love of humanity. And they who for their country die Shall fill an honoured grave. . . And beauty weeps the brave. Kennedy
9. my native land ? .Walter Scott 13.Lord Byron A glorious death is his who for his country falls. 7. with charity for all….
He who loves not his country. .
N. : Constitution of the UNESCO
2. Brann 18. there is no limit of suffering. . Patriotism is not enough.
9. it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed. it can only be achieved by understanding. . To make us love our country. . .Edmund Burke 19.Cicero It must be peace without victory.Milton I prefer the most unjust peace to the justest war that was ever waged. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.La Rochefoucauld Perfect peace can dwell only where all vanity has disappeared. . . our country ought to be lovely. Peace hath her victories No less renown’d than war.Edith Cavell (in 1915)
291. it is in vain to seek it from outside sources.Gautama Buddha Since wars begain in the minds of men. 6.
. . 7.
3. .Albert Einstein Where there is no peace.U. Peace and peace of mind
1.Emerson If we have not peace within ourselves.296 # Book of Quotations
8. . 4. .C.Woodrow Wilson Peace can not be kept by force. No man can be a patriot on any empty stomach.Swami Dayanand Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.W. .
.Spinoza 20.pricks that precede canon.Lord Russell 12.Srimadbhagwad Gita 17. .Atharva Veda 16. preserve the force of nature– physical. Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. Truman 15.shots. And this was the truth of peace. Who so forsaketh all desires and goeth onwards free from yearnings. . .Henry Van Dyke 14.Harry S. Thus peace found in total self.lived achievement. is altogether pure and spotless. Those who love and keep peace. Our goal must be – not peace in our time– but peace for all time. selfless and without egoism.Lin Yutang
. Peace is not absence of war.R. he goes to peace.. . A peace which depends upon fear is nothing but a suppressed war.Winfield Scott 11. a state of mind. Peace won by compromise is usually a short. when he preached the oneness of the father with the brothers who are so many. If they want peace. . mental and spiritual within themselves. a disposition for benevolence.Napoleon 13. .surrender to God.Book of Quotations # 297
10. justice. Christ preached peace when he preached love.N. confidence. it is a virtue. . . Tagore 19. and destroyeth all the troubles mankind endureth. .Goswami Tulsidass 18. If peace cannot be maintained with honour. nations should avoid the pin. it is no longer peace. .
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21.minded about new things– as long as they’re exactly like the old ones. Pen is mightier than the sword.
6. those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. People
1. their passions a quotation. . . Blessed are the peacemakers. .
1. . I have chosen yo be in the first group.
3.Rudyard Kipling Most people are other people. more sharp by odds. All the people like us are we. . . You can decide which type of person you want to be.
293. . . The Bible
292.Mary Kay Ash People are very open.Lytton Pens are most dangerous tools.Ella Wheeler Wilcox The voice of the people is the voice of God.Oscar Wilde There are three types of people in this world : those who make things happen.Bulwer. Their thoughts are some one else’s opinions.Charles Kettering The two kinds of people on earth that I mean Are the people who lift and the people who lean. .The Mother 22.John Taylor A pen becomes a clarion.
4. Than swords. There is no greater peace than that of a pure mind. and cut more keen than whips or rods.Alcuin
2. And everyone else is They. 2.
5. their lives a mimicry.
looking people. . .Lincoln (quoted by J.W.Abraham Lincoln 14.
9. let us remember. Howe 11.Tung 15.Mao . . . . .Old Testament Most people judge others either by the company they keep. people that think and fox hunters.
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live. but you can’t fool all of the people all the time.La Rochefaucauld
The Lord prefers common.E.Robert Zend 18. All great people are conservatives. we are not dealing with creatures of logic.Joseph Stalin
. Voltaire 16. When the people undertake to reason all is lost.Shenstone 12. When dealing with people. or by their fortune. The people are like water and the army is the fish.Dale Carnegie 17. . the most valuable and most decisive is people.Book of Quotations # 299
7. and wisdom shall die with you. The world may be divided into people that read. You can fool some of the people all the time.Tse. .Thomas Carlyle 13. people that write. creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity. Morgan) No doubt but ye are the people. . We are dealing with creatures of emotion. It is time to realize that of all the valuable capital the world possesses. That is the reason He made so many of them.
10. People have one thing in common : they are all different. slow to believe in actualities.F. . .
Richard Purdy Wilbur Perfection is the child of Time. 2. .
. they also become preposterous. or of the work. . . .W. then. When there is no vision.Michelangelo (quoted by C. Most of the men and women today are not free and wise. .C. . . .Bishop Joseph Hall The intellect of man is forced to choose Perfection of the life. is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
8.W. Were not attained by sudden flight. they are like kites flown by the priests and the politicians who hold the string. the people perish. Longfellow
7. Yeats Take away the idea of perfection and you take away enthusiasm. Perfection
1.Har Dayal 21.B. while their companions slept. Peter 20. and perfection is no trifle. Colton) The pursuit of perfection.
294.Matthew Arnold And has this simile a like perfection ? The mind is like a bat. 5.300 # Book of Quotations
19.Lawrence J. Trifles make perfection. . Were toiling upward in the night.J. When people suddenly become prosperous. .Lord Chesterfield The heights by great men reached and kept. But they.H. Rousseau Aim at perfection in everything– though in most things it is unattained.J.
. Goethe 12. .E. try.Joaquin Miller : Columbus Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth. Hickson ‘Brave admiral. say but one good word : What shall we do when hope is gone ?’ The words leapt like a leaping sword.Robert Hillyer
295. that one often comes from a strong will. .you’ll never reach it.J. . . ‘Sail on! Sail on ! Sail on ! and on !’ . and no honours are too distant for the man who prepares himself for them with patience. try again.W. If at first you don’t succeed Try. but by perseverance.
1. and the other from a strong won’t.Salvador Dali 11.Henry Ward Beecher No road is too long to the man who advances deliberately and without haste.
By ye therefore perfect even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.Book of Quotations # 301
9. Have no fear of perfection. Perfectionism is a dangerous state of mind in an imperfect world. try.New Testament : Matthew
10. . . Certain flaws are necessary for the whole.
4.Julie Andrews Great works are performed not by strength. try again. .Samuel Johnson The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is.W. ‘Tis a lesson you should heed : Try.
G. . . but depth in philosophy bringeth man’s minds about to religion.
4. . Philosopher
1. its usefulness consists in sticking to one thing till it gets there. .302 # Book of Quotations
7. Shaw A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism.
6.Santayana For there was never yet philosopher That could endure the toothache patiently.Plato It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true. Then are dreamt of in your philosophy.Cicero
3. if rightly defined.Shakespeare There are more things in heaven and earth. . Horatio.
9.Shakespeare : Hamlet The philosopher is Nature’s pilot. . .
Consider the postage stamp.Panchatantra
8.Mahatma Gandhi God befriends the man who climbs determination’s height. 2. Philosophy is the highest music.
7.B. my son.
5. Philosophy.Josh Billings Perseverance opens up treasures which bring perennial joy. . .
296. is nothing but the love of wisdom. .Francis Bacon Philosophy. And there you have our difference : to be in hell is to drift : to be in heaven is to steer.
Radhakrishnan 17. Wonder is the feeling of a philosopher.Henry Adams 15. Beecher 13.Samuel Butler 18.H. Philosophy as a general rule is like the stirring mud or not letting a sleeping dog lie. .Voltaire 14. Whitehead 16.
Philosophy is the science which considers truth.N. . 9. The discovery of what is true and the practice of that which is good are the two most important objects of philosophy. philosophy is what you don’t know. Philosophy is nothing but a sophisticated poetry. Philosophy : unintelligible answers to insoluble problems. Philosophy asks the simple question : What is it all about ? .Rajneesh
. . . Philosophy is thinking about reality speculatively. Philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.W. . . .Michel De Montaigne 11. . Higher education results in philosophy and philosophy is a guide to action. . .Aristotle Science is what you know.Plato 19.Book of Quotations # 303
10. and philosophy begins in wonder.S. . Philosophy is the art of living.A.Plutarch 12.
and I am to do what I please.T. . learn to please.Charles Churchill
3.Proverb He who is pleased with nobody is much more unhappy than he with whom nobody is pleased.
4. . . . 2. and pleasure my business.La Bruyere The greatest pleasure I know. And we’ll strive to please you everyday.La Rochefoucauld My people and I have come to an agreement which satisfies us both. 2. .
5. our play is done. It is hard to please everyone. .
. . Cicero The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure.Shakespeare If you mean to profit. Pleasure is the absence of pain. They are to say what they please. .
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297. . is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident. Sweet is pleasure after pain.Charles Lamb
3.Aaron Burr Rich the treasure.
298.Dryden The most delicate. . Please
1. Sweet the pleasure. the most sensible of all pleasures consists in promoting the pleasure of others.M.Frederick The Great But that’s all one.
He whose heart is not attached to the objects of sense finds pleasures within himself. . A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language.
8. the knave takes pleasure.
The last pleasure in life is the sense of discharging our duty. . Pleasure is frail like a dewdrop. Poet and Poetry
(A) Poem :
1. . .William Hazlitt Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure. . Petit. .J.Ravindra Nath Tagore 12.
10.Benjamin Franklin We tire of those pleasures we take. Pleasures newly found are sweet When they lie about our feet.Diane Ackerman It (poem) begins in delight and ends in wisdom.Garuda Puran
299. and then suffers pain.
.Lord Sri Krishna 11. and then enjoys pleasures.Robert Frost
2. The human body is a theatre of pleasure and pain.Senn The honest man takes pains. when he is really selling himself a slave to it. . that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically. . while it laughs it dies.Benjamin Franklin
9. . and they come into being with the self of a man.Book of Quotations # 305
6. but never of those we give.William Wordsworth 13. .
. .P. No man was ever yet a great poet. A poet can survive everything but a misprint. A poet is born. All men are poets at heart. Whose songs gushed from his heart. not made.Oscar Wilde 14.306 # Book of Quotations
5.Plato 13. . 8.Longfellow : The Day Is Done A poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness and sings to cheer it’s own solitude with sweet sounds.Emerson 12.
It is easier to write a mediocre poem than to understand a good poem. . . (Old Latin phrase) Read from some humble poet. .Robert Frost
10. The poet is the rock of defence for human nature. . without at the same time being a profound philosopher. . Shelley A poem should not mean But be.
(B) Poet :
7. .Coleridge 11. Every man is a poet when he is in love.
9.B. .Michel De Montaigne A poem is the very image of life expressed in its eternal truth. B.Archibald Macleish Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.Anon.William Wordsworth
.P. . Or tears from the eyelids start. . As showers from the clouds of summer.
Thomas Carlyle 18. Remember me a little then. .William Cowper 17.William Morris
(C) Poetry :
19.Tennyson : The Princess 25. .Book of Quotations # 307
15. Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history. The bards sublime. . . Jewels five. for poetry expresses the universal. Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time. Wordsworth 21.W. There is a pleasure in poetic pains which only poets know. My definition of pure poetry.W.words long That on the stretch’d finger of all Time Sparkle for ever. . Poets are the first teachers of mankind.Aristotle 22. . . Wordsworth 20. . . and history only the particular. . The idle singer of an empty day. something that the poet creates outside of his own personality. Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.Longfellow : The Day is Done 24. .Voltaire
.George Moore 23. I pray. Poetry is the wisdom married to immoral verse. We are all poets when we read a poem well.Horace 15. One merit of poetry few persons will deny : it says more and in fewer words than prose.
3. .Gilfillan 30. Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. Politeness is the art of selecting among one’s real thoughts. Poetry is at bottom a criticism of life.308 # Book of Quotations
26. .De Mormay Politeness is fictitious benevolence.P. . B. . 2. Shelley 34.Shakespeare : Henry V 27. O for a muse of fire. .
. . Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read. Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth. .Matthew Arnold 28. Poetry is truth dwelling in beauty. when they are told to him by a person who knows nothing about them. that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention. . All that is worth remembering of life is the poetry of it. Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds. . Poetry is the intellect coloured by feelings. . .Madame De Stael A polite man is one who listens with interest to things he knows all about.William Hazlitt
300.Samuel Johnson 32. . The poetry of earth is never dead. .Edgar Allan Poe 31. Politeness
1.Voltaire 35.John Keats 29.Wilson 33.
Adolf Hitler : Mein Kampf
2. bow low.Dr.Bismark To be over polite is to be rude. .Lord Chesterfield If you bow at all. Politician
7. . Jan.Book of Quotations # 309
4. Hayes If you wish the sympathy of broad masses. 4. . . . You cannot adopt politics as a profession and remain honest.
301. Politics. .Henry George : Social Problems He serves his party best who serves the country best.Rutherford B.Aristotle All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies. . 6. . 17. 1933) Man is a political animal. or political economy to college professors.
. . then you must tell them the crudest and most stupid things. even in declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness. Let great folks hear and see. 3.Louis McHenry Howe : (Address. . . Arbuthnot In politics if thou wouldest mix And mean thy fortunes be.
6.Chinese Proverb Be polite. Bear this in mind : Be deaf and blind.Burns We cannot safely leave politics to politicians.
Politeness and good breeding are absolutely necessary to adorn any or all other qualities or talents.Proverb
5. 7. write diplomatically.
. There is no gambling like politics. An honest politician is one who. Real politics is the possession and distribution of power. . . . Politics is a business of profound promises. will stay bought. A good jockey must know how to fall with the least possible damage. .Shakespeare
.Edward Herriat 11. as the word is commonly understood.Jonathan Swift 12. . .310 # Book of Quotations
8. Politics : The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. when he is bought. .Benjamin Franklin 14. Politics.Disraeli 17.Simon Cameron 20. A politician : One who would circumvent God.C. 9. all politics is Apple Sauce.W. .horse. Politics is like a race. Public office is a public trust.Theodore Parker
I tell you folks.Robert Louis Stevenson 18.Proverb 15.Ambrose Bierce 13.Will Rogers Politics is the science of exigencies. is nothing but corruption. . Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. .Henry Adam 16. . .
. subsistence only increases in an arithmetic ratio. Nehru
2. To be positive : to be mistaken at the top of one’s voice.Charles Churchill 22. Clarke 26.Albert Camus
302. .Keith Preston 23.
303. . Is that the one is in. after all their rout. . The only difference.J. if there is work for everyone. .J. . A politician is an animal who can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.Nikita Khrushchev 27. The difference between a politician and a statesman is that a politician thinks of the next election and a statesman thinks of the next generation. .Artemus Ward 24. Population
1. Malthus No country can be over populated.Anonymous 25. . increases in a geometrical ratio. . Politicians are the same everywhere.Book of Quotations # 311
21. . Population when unchecked. I’m not a politician and my other habits are good.L. R.Ambrose Bierce
1. the other out. They promise to build bridges even where there are no rivers. Men who have greatness within them don’t go in for politics. Here lies beneath this mossy stone A politician who Touched a live issue without gloves And never did come to.F.
7. but to the injustice of man.William Cobbett That amid our highest civilisation men faint and die with want is not due to the niggardliness of nature.
5.Montaigne It is not the man who has little. .A. . impossible. but he who desires more.
8. . . but poverty of soul. you are right.Samuel Johnson : London
2. .Henry Ward Beecher Poverty of goods is easily cured.
9. Slow rises worth. There are only two families in the world. .
If you think you can or if you can’t.312 # Book of Quotations
. .Henry George Yes.John Florio To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.Henry Ford
304. by poverty depress’d. we will do anything for the poor man. but very bad in practical life. very good in maxims and sermons. .
4.Leo Tolstoy Poverty is very good in poems. that is poor.Cervantes Poverty is no vice. anything but get off his back.L. the Haves and the Have Nots. but very bad in the house. 3. but an inconvenience. Seneca This mournful truth is everywhere confess’d. .
O God ! That bread should be so dear.William Cowper
.John F.New Testament : Luke 11. Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. What troubles the poor is the money they can’t get. He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord. Emerson 14.Hood 20. .R. . and what troubles the rich is the money they can’t keep. . despised. Blessed be ye poor : for yours is the Kingdom of God. . let him be a standing exhibition and example of ugliness and dirt. my God ! forget me not. . Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor. yet God. If a free society cannot help the many who are poor.Aristotle 13.Old Testament 12.Anonymous 17.George Bernard Shaw 19. And flesh and blood so cheap ! . . it cannot save the few who are rich.W. . let him become a nucleus of diseases. .W. ignorant.Book of Quotations # 313
10.R. Livingstone 18.James Baldwin 15. The greatest man in history was the poorest. Poor though I am. . let him be poor. Now what does this. A good poor man is better than a good rich man because he has to resist more temptations. . forgot. Kennedy 16. mean? It means let him be weak.
3. like a desolating pestilence. like the diamond.knowledge. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol. .
7. 6. Byrnes Lust of power is the most fragrant of all the passions. he seldom recovers. and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Nehru
. Power. Pollutes what’re it touches. . The appetite for unrestrained power grows with use. Power of Mind
1. . . The lust for power is not rooted in strength but in weakness. these three lead life to sovereign power.James F. Power.Edmund Burke Power.
4.reverence. .Nietzsche Power tends to corrupt. . there I found the will to power.Tacitus Self.Colton Power intoxicates men.L. he can recover. dazzles the beholder and also the wearer. . self– control.J. . the more dangerous the abuse. but when intoxicated by power.Alfred Tennyson
2. .Erich Fromm 11.Shelley Wherever I found a living creature. .Lord Acton Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those. who possess it.
8. self.William Pitt The greater the power. .314 # Book of Quotations
there love is lacking.Mahatma Gandhi 14. Power does not corrupt men. .Robert Greene : The 48 Laws of Power 15.Seneca 17. there is no will to power. Cicero We must practice what we preach. Practice
1. they illumine. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. corrupt power. .B. Radhakrishnan 13.T. . Shaw 16. and where power predominates.S. Power is essentially a moral and one of the most important skills to acquire is the ability to see circumstances rather than good or evil. . Constant practice often excels even talent.Oprah Winfrey 18. The one is the shadow of the other. . .G. I think education is power. if they get into a position of power. Power comes from sincere service.Anonymous
. but fools. . we will fall on evil days. . Where love rules. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves. . .Swami Vivekanand
306. The powers of the mind are the rays of the sun dissipated.Carl Gustav Jung
Power of Mind :
19. When they are concentrated. He who has great power should use it lightly. 2. Our opportunities are great but let me warn you that when power outstrips ability.Book of Quotations # 315
Emily Dickinson In prayer the lips ne’er act the winning part Without the sweet concurrence of the heart. For the dear God.
Practice makes a man perfect. . Coleridge Ah ! a seraph may pray for a sinner But a sinner must pray for himself.316 # Book of Quotations
3. 2.Oscar Wilde Common people do not pray. . Shaw
4. who loveth us.T. Dickinson Of course I prayed – And did God Care ? He cared as much As on the air A bird had stamped her foot And cried “Give me !” .Proverb
9.Chaucer He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small. He made and loveth all. he must fast and be clean. And fat his soul.
8. . .B.Tennyson When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers. make his body lean. . they only beg. . They never sought in vain that sought the Lord alright ! .Burns Who so will pray.Herrick : The Heart More things are wrought by prayer Than this world dreams of.
1. . .
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. In whatever way men invoke upon me. would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. . .Lord Samuel 17.The first should be truth. 16.John Bunyan 19. Prayer doesn’t change things. A prayer. five times for prayers and five names of them . It changes people and they change things.Anon. the fourth good intentions. in the same way do I fulfil their desires.George Meredith 14. In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. . Prayer is the voice of faith.Phillips Brooks 12. in its simplest definition. . Our prayer should be for blessings in general.Guru Nanak 20. is merely a wish turned heavenward. Who rises from Prayer a better man.Socrates 15. his prayer is answered. the fifth the praise and glory of God.Bhagwat Gita 18. .Mahatma Gandhi 13. The answer to our prayer may be the echo of our resolve. for God knows best what is good for us. . . .Book of Quotations # 317
10.Khalil Gibran 11. . There are five prayers.Martin Luther
. You pray in your distress and in your need. . . the third charity in God’s name. the second what is right.
a woman preaching is like a dog walking on his hind legs. .Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice Sir. He preaches well who lives well.Plautus It is a good divine that follows his own instructions : I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done. Give me work to do Give me health Give me joy in simple things Give me an eye for beauty A tongue for truth A heart that loves A mind that reasons A simpathy that understands Give me neither malice nor envy But a true kindness And a noble common sense At the close of each day Give me a lrok ! And a friend with whom I can be silent.Samuel Johnson
3. but you are surprised to find it done at all.Anonymous
308. but because you have something to say. than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teachings. .
. 4. . + + + + + + + You cannot stumble if you are on your knees. . Preaching
1.Cervantes Preach not because you have to say something. . .Richard Whateley Practice yourself what you preach. A Prayer – O Lord. 2.318 # Book of Quotations
21. It is not done well.
5. . Prejudice
1. It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
.Book of Quotations # 319
. Voltaire Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence. .Jefferey I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character.
2. Prejudice is the child of ignorance.William Hazlitt
Prejudice not being founded on reason cannot be removed by argument.Samuel Johnson
. the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice. A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.Voltaire
9.Ambrose Bierce Prejudice is an opinion without judgment. 6. . Prejudice is the reasoning of the stupid. I’m interested in the fact that the less secure a man is.Martin Luther King’Jr. Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.Clint Eastwood
act in the living Present ! Heart within. and God o’erhead ! .Shakespeare Devote each day to the object this time. .320 # Book of Quotations
2. Nor head the rumble of a distant dream! . 4.
6. .Horace The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. . Tomorrow has not yet come.Wendell L.
7. . Freedom of the press is the staff of life for any vital democracy. we shall find we have lost the future. trusting the tomorrow as little as uou can. take the cash.Abraham Maslow If we open a quarrel between the past and present. however pleasant ! Let the dead Past bury its dead ! Act. .
. and let the credit go. Trust no Future.Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat Every present joy or sorrow seems the chief. Press
1. and that cannot be limited without being lost.Longfellow : A Psalm of Life Ah. .
3.Winston Churchill Yesterday is gone. Willkie Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press. . Let us begin.Goethe Seize the present day. Present
1. and every evening we find something done.Thomas Jefferson
8. We have only to day.
. The priest hath his fees. . not Christ. Principle
1.Anonymous An Ambassador is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country.
3. a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself. .Horace Greeley The gallery in which the reporters sit has become a fourth estate of the realm. The beggar is taxed for a corner to die in. 6.
5. We bargain for the graves we lie in. Cholmondeley Earth gets price for what Earth gives us. 4. .R. Walpole The real price of everything is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.arm of justice! bright sunbeam of truth! . . It is easier to fight for principles than to live up to them. men by themselves are priced – For thirty pieces Judas sold himself. Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold.Hester H. Price
1. .Adam Smith
2.Macaulay The press is more powerful than the sword.Sir R. Lowell All those men have their price.Book of Quotations # 321
3.J. .Alfred Adler
. who comes and shrives us. .
312. At the devil’s booth are all things sold.
Then hail to the Press ! chosen guardian of freedom! Strong sword.Sir Henry Wotton
4. Still as of old.
William Blake Under a government which imprisons any unjustly. Brothels with bricks of Religion. Angels alone.F. Cooper The slaving poor are incapable of any principles. And in my soul am free. . . . .
4. the true place for a just man is also a prison.Lovelace Whilst we have prisons it matters little which of us occupies the cells. 3. Prisons are built with stones of Law.
3.David Hume Moderation in temper is always a virtue but moderation in principle is always a vice.Bernard Shaw
2. .William Hazlitt When you say that you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out. Nor iron bars a cage. 6.J. . .
4.Thoreau Stone walls do not a prison make.
5.Bismarck Greater principles seldom escape working injustice in particular things.
Principle is a passion for truth. Enjoy such liberty. If I have freedom in my love. that soar above. Prison
1. Minds innocent and quite take That for an hermitage. .322 # Book of Quotations
To solve any problem. . Or whether Laws be wrong : All that we know who lie in gaol Is that the wall is strong.
315. The only people without problems are in cemeteries. And that each day is like a year. because the answer is not separate from the problem. 3. Shaw
6.Charles Kettering A problem well stated is a problem half solved. what could I read ? And third. .Anthony Robbins Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles.Norman Vincent Peale
8.Charles Kettering If we can really understand the problem.Jim Rohn
5. Don’t bring me anything but trouble. . the answer will come out of it. Problems are the price of progress. . A year whose days are long. what could I do ? Second. 7. Good news weakens me.
.B. Scott Peck
5.Jiddu Krishnamurti It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually. Problems
1. here are three questions to ask yourself : First.
I know not whether Laws be right.Book of Quotations # 323
5. People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. they toughen and make strong.M. .
2. who could I ask ? .
H.Wayne Dyer Procrastination is the fear of success. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. . .
8. . life speeds by. The patient dies while the physician sleeps. . Procrastination
1. The orphan pines while the oppressor feeds.
10. it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the “some day I’ll ” philsophy.Shakespeare : The Rape of Lucrece Procrastination is the thief of time.
9. 7.Edward Young Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Because success is heavy.Donald Marquis Even if you are on the right track. Avarice is sporting while infection breeds. .
. carries a responsibility with it. 3. you’ll get run over if you just sit there. . Bohn Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.324 # Book of Quotations
316.Will Rogers Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well. 4. Justice is feasting while the widow weeps.
5.Mark Twain One of these days is none of these days. . . . People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now.Denis Waitley While we are postponing. .C.
1. . and not sorrow. Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold and from stake to stake.Herbert Spencer The people who live in the past must yield to the people who live in the future.Adlai Stevenson
4. .Havelock Ellis So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings.J. Is our destined end or way. But to act. progress is not real and cannot be permanent. to increase luxury. .Wendell Phillips Not enjoyment.Longfellow : A Psalm of Life Progress is the law of life. man is not man as yet.
. it is a part of nature. .W. Browning Nature knows no pause in progress and development.Arnold Bennett All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular position.
9.Henry George : Progress and Poverty
3. 7.R. . that each tomorrow Brings us farther than today. goes but to build up great fortunes.Book of Quotations # 325
317. . What we call progress is the exchange of one Nuisance for another Nuisance. 6. . Goethe Progress is not an accident but a necessity.
5. Otherwise the world would begin to turn the other way round. and make sharper the contest between the House of Have and the House of Want.
Wells 18. Bovee 15. Promise
1. The biggest problem in the world. The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much. Without the idea of progress life is a corrupting mash.326 # Book of Quotations
10. he has established a society which has mistaken comfort for civilization. . two steps back…. Men.La Rochefoucauld
. .Witter Bynner 12. and perform according to our fears. . We promise according to our hopes. Intellectually.R. it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.J. .N. my brothers.C.. . it is the best way of making the others’ progress.Lenin 13.F.D. the workers. Lowell 16. The European talks of progress because by the aid of a few scientific discoveries.G. Could have been solved when it was small. ever reaping something new : That which they have done but earnest of the things that they should do. . the direction of all true progress is toward greater freedom. Let us progress ourselves. From lower to the higher next.Disraeli 14. . Not to the top. Roosevelt 11.The Mother
318. as well as politically. . men.It happens in the lives of individuals.H. is Nature’s text .Tennyson 17.. . and it happens in the history of nations. One step forward. .
.Jeremy Benthan Property is the fruit of labour : property is desirable.Samuel Johnson
3. Tawney The man who has half a million dollars in property…. . .B. .
5.Shakespeare : Macbeth An acre of performance is worth the whole world of promise. Washington Promise.R.Rousseau Undertake not what you cannot perform but be careful to keep your promise.James Howell He who is the most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in the performance of it. Property
4. is the soul of an advertisement. The magic of property turns sand to gold.T.
5. That keep the word of promise to our ear. .
And be these juggling fiends no more believ’d. . there will be struggle between the rich and the poor.Book of Quotations # 327
2.is that their capital should be dear and human beings cheap. is a promise. And break it to our hope.H.
4. That patter with us in a double sense.
.has a much higher interest in the government than the man who has little or no property. . it is a positive good.Noah Webster In every society.. 2. where property exists. . .
3.Abraham Lincoln The interest of those who own the property used in industry…. .
6. but he right. with propriety. .George Mason Property destroys the fools and endangers the wise.The Patron Who never wins can rarely lose. and have certain inherent rights…. . . could have placed prudence before it. Who never climbs as rarely falls. which enters into the composition of all the rest.The Bible (of Jesus) What’s man’s first duty ? The answer is brief – To be himself.Voltaire Aristotle is praised for naming fortitude as the first of the virtues. Crabbe : Tales . they in silence sit.Henrik Ibsen
2. . Display no learning.Anonymous
4.George Herbert Property is only instrument to be used. But know the useful art of acting dumb. . and affect no wit. 8.among which are the enjoyment of life and liberty.
5. the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. Prudence is a universal virtue. nothing they assume.G. They hazard nothing. . . not a deity to be worshipped. since without prudence fortitude is madness.328 # Book of Quotations
6.S.Whittier A prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them.
3. . Goodrich Observe the prudent.
320.G. . with the means of acquiring and possessing property.
All men are created equally free and independent. Prudence
Anatole France Prudent man walks warily under all circumstances. and holds his mind from wavering when danger comes. not only external.Mahabharata 11. my boys. Psychologist : A man who. Annie Bhanl 13. and keep your powder dry. It is not good to wake a sleeping hound.
Put your trust in God. Never neglect the opportunity of keeping your mouth shut. . .St. .Oliver Cromwell The man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears. watches everybody else. The one prudence in life is concentration.hand.Emerson 14. .Dr. . 8.
10. The wiseman will scent danger before.Mahatma Gandhi 16. There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence. . . Prudence is the knowledge of what is to be sought and what is to be avoided.Proverb
321. . True prudence lies in total development of inner. .Anonymous
9.Geoffrey Chaucer 15. .Book of Quotations # 329
7. when a beautiful girl enters the room.Bruce Patterson
. for anything from the uncertain events of the future. personality. . . A man is undoubtedly an artist and creator. Psychology
1. Augustine 12.Colton 17. the evil is dissipation.
delusional. press 1 repeatedly. If you are co.
10.depressive. . . . Makes quite simple people feel they’re complex.
3. press 3.Joey Adams Hello. I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist. catching on opinion like a cold. 6.
Psychiatry must be the only business where the customer is always wrong. please ask someone to press 2 If you have multiple personalities. 5 and 6.Anonymous A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing. . That is probably the reason mothers cry at weddings.
8.Tammy Faye Bakker I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me.Anon. Behrman The aim of psychoanalysis is to relieve people of their neurotic unhappiness so that they can be normally unhappy.
. 4. . . .Rodney Dangerfield Psychiatrists say girls tend to marry men like their fathers. . we know who you are and what you want.
9. Just stay on the line so we can trace the call.330 # Book of Quotations
2. No one will answer.Anonymous Psychoanalysis : A wonderful discovery. Psychic Infection : He thinks by infection. If you are manic. If you are obsessive .S. He said I was being ridiculous– everyone hasn’t met me yet. . If you are paranoid.
7. it doesn’t matter which number you press.compulsive.dependent. welcome to the psychiatric hotline.
stupid. ungrateful animal than the public. called the public. but public opinion is almost omnipotent. Publicity is the greatest moral factor and force in our public life. 6. Bulwer . . .S. envious.Book of Quotations # 331
323. What we all public opinion is generally public sentiment.Hazlitt : Table Talk Nothing is more dangerous than the influence of private interests on public affairs.J. .Thomas Caryle Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced.
8. Public and public opinion
3.Elbert Hubbard When the people have no tyrant. . Stowe
7.Lytton Private opinion is weak.
Public Opinion :
5. . . 2. selfish. .
4. The public has neither shame nor gratitude. their own public opinion becomes one.H.B. Mill There is not a more mean.William Hazlitt The miscellaneous collection of a few wise and many foolish individuals.E. spiteful. . pitiless. .G. dastardly.J.Joseph Publizer
so that if you are late you’ll be on time. Punctuality is a sign of great men.Noah Webster I never knew an enemy to puns who was not an ill-natured man. they will be very apt to shoot up in the greatest genius. Punctuality
1.Cecil I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time.Oliver Herford The seeds of punning are in the minds of all men. 2.
5. .332 # Book of Quotations
4. But could not hear its peak. and it has made a man of me. . reflection and good sense.Benjamin Franklin
324. One time I saw a mountain pass. 3. My sense of hearing weak.
325. -Joseph Addison
3. .Poe My sense of sight is very keen.Charles Lamb Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike are least able to utter them. . . . Punning is the low species of wit.Louis XVIII It is a good rule to be early.Lord Nelson
4. and though they may be subdued by reason. . Pun
1. 2. .
Without publicity there can be no public support and without public support every nation must decay.Anonymous Punctuality is the politeness of kings. .
1.Aristotle The fear of punishment may be necessary to suppression of vice.Aristotle To whole world is kept in order by punishment.
9. . Punishment brings wisdom.Book of Quotations # 333
326. . .Plato Punishment is a sort of medicine.Lord Halifax But that two.S. and smite no more. Gilbert We withdraw our wrath from the man who admits that he is justly punished. for a guiltless man is hard to find.Voltaire My object all sublime I shall achieve in timeTo let the punishment fit the crime – The punishment fit the crime. . through fear of world punishment the whole yields the enjoyments which it owes.Milton The punishment of criminals should be of use.
4. Blessed are the pure in heart : for they shall see God. but it also suspends the finer motives to virtue.
6. Pure. .
5. . when a man is hanged he is good for nothing. . it is the healing art of wickedness. 3. . but that horses may not be stolen.William Hazlitt Men are not hanged for stealing horses.
2.handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once. . .New Testament : Matthew
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2.Blaise Pascal Unto the pure all things are pure. Mencken
.L. 5. .G.K. . . Chesterton The great artists of the world are never puritans. 4.
6. Because my heart is pure.
My strength is as the strength of ten. and seldom even ordinarily respectable.Titus A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.Tennyson The stream is always pure at its source. . .H.
2. we should only spoil it by trying to explain it.La Rochefoucauld Popularity is not a guarantee of quality. .Book of Quotations # 335
328.La Rochefoucauld The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms.Shakespeare : Hamlet In quarrelling the truth is always lost. Bear’t that the opposed may beware of thee. . Sheridan Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only one side.
329.Syrus The quarrel is a very pretty quarrel as it stands. . Must often wipe a bloody nose.
3. . 2. everything is beautiful when they have passed. Quarrel
1.Walt Whitman : Leaves of Grass The quality of an individual is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.Indira Gandhi
4. we must also have the management of them.Ray Kroc It is not enough to have great qualities. . . . . but being in.
.John Gay : Fables Beware Of entrance to a quarrel. .
5. It is quality rather than quantity that counts. 3. Those who in quarrels interpose. Quality
1.B.R. 4. . .Seneca Nothing endures but personal qualities.
5. And think they grow immortal as they quote.336 # Book of Quotations
330.English Proverb Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.
. . .Brendan Francis
Quality questions create a quality life. on scraps of learning dote. .half of wisdom.Samuel Johnson A quotation in a speech. It speaks with authority. A prudent question is one. .Edward Young : Love of Fame Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author. Quotation
1. .Anthony Robbins A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. and as a result. Successful people ask better questions. Question And Answer
4.Francis Bacon I keep six honest serving men (They taught me all I knew).Anthony Robbins It is not every question that deserves an answer. . .
3. Some for renown. .Rudyard Kipling (following the story ‘Elephant’s Child’ in ‘Just
Quarrelling dogs come limping home. Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who. they get better answers. article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman.
. 6. .W. have no scruple.quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.Winston Churchill The wisdom of the wise. requires a genius.
5. or where the wife quotes the husband. . E’en as a gleaner gathers ears of corn.Clifton Fadiman
13. may be preserved by quotation. Yet I am quoted as much as they.
15. . . Take it and copy it. .
10. .R. Gates Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.E. 9. beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.Ovid To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim.
12.Anatole France Good word. good deeds and beautiful expressions A wise man culls from every quarter.Book of Quotations # 337
4.Mahabharata There are two kinds of marriages– where the husband quotes the wife. Alger I think we must….
8.Marlene Dietrich I quote others in order to better express myself.Clifford Odets Many excelled me : I know it. . and the experience of ages.Samuel Johnson When a thing has been said and well. .Michel De Montaigne It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. .W.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have.
14.Benjamin Franklin Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.I. . .
like man. Rain and rainbow
1.Thomson Nature. and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth. the wind and the rain. He sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. 6.Shakespeare : Twelfth Night The day is cold. .Disraeli
3. . and dreary. 2. For the rain it raineth every day. A foolish thing was but a toy. but it pours. . . . My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky.338 # Book of Quotations
4. .Longfellow : The Rainy Day It never rains. and the wind is never weary. .Thomas Gray Rain : The kind refresher of the summer heat.New Testament : Matthew When that I was and a little tiny boy. and dark.Wordsworth : My Heart Leaps up The rainbow never tells me That gust and storm are by.Emily Dickinson I do set my bow in the clouds. With hey. .
3. ho. It rains. .
. Yet she is more convincing Than philosophy.Old Testament
2. sometimes weeps for gladness.
.G.P. . 3. And his home is bright with a calm delight. 6.Francis Bacon A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading. Though the room be poor indeed. Reading maketh a full man. Never read any but what you like.
1. 8. .
. Macaulay Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. the smiling daughter of the storm. .James Thomson A page digested is better than a volume hurriedly read.Jeremy Collier The three practical rules.C. . and writing an exact man.C. which I have to offer.
7. 5.Joshua Sylvester Give a man a pipe he can smoke. Hamerton Who readeth much. 2.Book of Quotations # 339
4. Vincent After fifteen minutes nobody looks at a rainbow. . .T.S.Emerson The art of reading is to skip judiciously. . . then.
4. 5. . Never read any but the famed books. .R. conference a ready man.
6.H. Never read any book that is not a year old. Is like the greedy eater of much food.
333.Addison : The Tatler
2. Colton There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm. are1. and never meditates. Give a man a book he can read.
it is the great readers rather than the great writers who are entirely to be envied. . and are spared the trouble of rearing them. Colton 17.Swift 11. When I am not walking. Reading should be in proportion to thinking and thinking in proportion to reading.Emmons 14. for what he reads as a task will do him little good.Bertrand Russell 15. . it seems to me to be alive and talking to me.C.
Read. Read the best books first. We often read with as much talent as we write. . . There are two motives for reading a book : one that you enjoy it.C.Henry David Thoreau 12. perhaps. .G. I love to lose myself in other men’s minds. some to talk. and these form the great majority. On the whole.340 # Book of Quotations
9. . that you can boast about it. some to writethese are common. the other. I am reading.Samuel Johnson 18. I can’t sit and think.Alexander Smith
. or you may not have a chance to read them at all. They pluck the fruits. mark. Some read to think– these are rare. When I am reading a book. Lichtenberg 16.C. . learn and inwardly digest.Charles Lamb 19. Books think for me. whether wise or silly. . . A man ought to read just as inclination leads him.Book of Common Prayer
10. . Some people read only because they are too lazy to think. .Ralph Waldo Emerson 13.
. temporarily defeated. . With a firm enough commitment you can sometimes create a reality which did not exist before. a world of illusion. is stronger than evil triumphant. Eliot Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. born of imagination.S.
7. . . . 9. . That is why right. . Reality
1. but I prefer reading. .Logan Pearsall Smith
334. 2. .
4. .Jawaharlal Nehru I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.Martin Luther King. and become more useful than the facts.Thomas Jefferson 21. The madness of TV is the madness of human life. fed upon illusion. People say that life is the thing.Salman Rushdie Reality is above all else a variable.Book of Quotations # 341
5.Iris Murdoch Human kind can not bear very much reality.
3.Margaret Halsey There’s no reality except the one contained within us. . The great task in life is to find reality. Jr. Sometimes legends make reality.Hermann Hesse We cast away priceless time in dreams.Judy Garland We live in a fantasy world. and put to death by reality. That’s why so many people live an unreal life.T. The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. A theory must be tempered with reality.
3. Radhakrishnan 13.Tolstoy Man is an animal.Sydney Harris
335. 5.Fletcher Strong reasons make strong actions. . Reality depends on the state of our mind. of all good gifts the highest.342 # Book of Quotations
10. . and he who dares not is a slave. . .S.Aesop 11.Blaise Pascal Reason can in general do more than blind force. The gods plant reason in mankind. 7. but must check tradition by reason. he is preparing to do something he is secretly ashamed of doing. is a bigot. You may be sure that when a man begins to call himself a ‘realist’. . 6.Sophocles He who will not reason. Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality. .Henry George
2. . . which enables him to become a maker. but an animal plus something more– the divine sparks differentiating him from all other animals. . and which we call reason.Shakespeare Man must not check reason by tradition.Gallus Great acts thrive when reason guides the will. .
.Brian Tracy 12.
8. .Sir William Drummond The heart has reasons of which reason has no knowledge. 4. Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. Reason
1. he who cannot is a fool. .
Mahatma Gandhi 17.A. lies. . . .Book of Quotations # 343
9.Rajneesh 16.G. Sencca 14. .L. not from without. Shaw 13. 1909
1.Alexander Pope 12. Who reasons wisely. Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason.Cardinal Gibbons : Address. The man who listens to reason is lost. when it is not on our side. so reason in the soul. You cannot legislate for virtue. The place of reason is higher than the place of heart.Sri Aurobindo 15. reason enslaves all those whose minds are not strong enough to master her. . It is common for men to give pretended reasons instead of one real one.
As sight is in the body. it is the soul that sees. is not wise. Reason is not the path of religion because reason creates division. Time heals what reason cannot. . his pride in reasoning. Reason and intellectuality cannot make you see the Divine. Reform must come from within. .Rig Veda 18. not in acting.Benjamin Franklin 11. I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality. . . .B.Lord Halifax
Theodore Roosevelt A reform is a correction of abuses. 5. 3.
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.Edmund Burke The only way a woman can reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life.Thomas Carlyle Injustice. .Lytton Reform like charity must begin at home.Syrus A ‘No’ uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please. To know how to refuse is as important as to know how to consent.
5. poverty.Josh Billings He who refuses nothing will soon have nothing to refuse.Mahatma Gandhi One.
1. . .Bulwer. .Baltasar Gracian It is kindness to refuse immediately what you intend to deny.Martial
2.Sir Isaiah Berlin To innovate is not to reform. . . .half the trouble of this life can be traced to saying ‘Yes’ too quickly and not saying ‘no’ soon enough. .
6. to avoid trouble.
337. ignorance– these may be cured by reform or revolution. a revolution is a transfer of power. slavery. . . or what is worse.344 # Book of Quotations
4. . 7.Oscar Wilde
. The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.” . Rejoice
1.Robert Bridges Let us then rejoice While we are young.Thoreau
2. . Relationship
1.Whittier If you destroy a free market you create a black market.Anonymous
4. If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.Bible Rejoice ye dead.Anthony Robbins The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. To regret deeply is to live afresh. …men rejoice when they divide the spoil. 2.Book of Quotations # 345
338. .Helen Rowland I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. 2. .
5. Churchill Make the most of your regrets. .
3. The follies which a man regrets most in his life are those which he didn’t commit when he had the opportunity.
339. .Winston S. .Nathan Hale For of all sad words of tongue or pen. where’re your spirits dwell. The saddest are these : “It might have been. Rejoice that yet on earth your fame is bright. . The hardest is with one. Regret
There is no religion higher than truth.William Penn Religion is behaviour and not mere belief.. 7. It is a man.Thomas Fuller
3. . anything but live not for it. die for it.
God give us relatives.R. 4. The highest truth is this : God is present in all beings. . fight for it.Jonathan Swift Men will wrangle for religion. is the opium of the people. . thank God we can choose our friends.Karl Marx Religion is nothing else but love to God and man.
4.Anon. but not enough to make us love one another.Swami Vivekananda
341.made religion that we want. Radhakrishnan Religion is a man’s total reaction upon life.Addison Mizner One trouble that jet planes have got us into is that there are no longer any distant relatives. . . 6.Colton Religion has reduceds Spain to a guitar. .
5. . write for it.organ and Ireland to exile. 9. Religion is a matter of speculation.
10.. Italy to a hand. 2. . Religion
1. .William James A good life is the only religion.. Ingersoll Religion.Veda 11.346 # Book of Quotations
3. .S. .Bertrand Russell : Bertrand Russell Speaks His Mind We have just enough religion to make us hate. They are his multiple forms.G. . 8. .
.Lord Buddha 18.Ramakrishna 15. that – 1. 3. . and every religion in the world shows one of these ways. .Book of Quotations # 347
12. and in every man.Mahatma Gandhi 16. What cannot be followed out in day today practice cannot be religion. There are many faiths. . and my religion is to do good. .Shri Aurobindo 17.Leo Tolstoy 21. . One religion is as true as another. . . . All religions must be tolerated…for…every man must get to heaven his own way. . My country is the world. all religions are true.Earl of Shaftesbury 20. in you.Thomas Paine 19. cherish in your hearts boundless goodwill to all that lives.Robert Burton 14. But men of sense never tell what it is. so diverse are the ways and means to approach God. all religions have some error in them. All religions are approaches to a single Truth. all religions are almost as dear to me as my own Hinduism. but the spirit is one. Men of sense are really all of one religion. in me. After long study and experience I have come to these conclusions. Goodwill towards all beings is the true religion. 2.Mahatma Gandhi
. As one can ascend to the top of a house by means of a ladder or a bamboo or a staircase or a rope.Frederick The Great 13.
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22. Religion is morality touched by emotions.Matthew Arnold 25. not a casual incident in it. A little philosophy inclineth men’s minds to atheism. Abide pure. . Religion can be defended by the purity of its adherents and their good deeds. never by quarrels with those of other faiths. Religions die when they are proved true. Dawson 30.M. Science without religion is lame. and it can be understood only by those who are prepared to take the plunge. Religion should be the rule of life. science is the record of dead religions. .Oscar Wilde 29. .Guru Nanak 31. Religion has its origin in the depths of the soul. but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.Francis Bacon 24.S.Benjamin Disraeli 27. .C.Albert Einstein 28. Radhakrishnan 23. religion without science is blind.F. amid the impurities of the world. .Mahatma Gandhi
. . . The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reasoning. Voltaire 26. It is said that a man without religion is like a horse without a bridle. thus shall thou find the way to true religion.
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32. Belonging to a particular religion creates an unreligious world. - Rajneesh
1. Joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninty and ninty just persons, which need no repentance. - New Testament : Luke A wise man will dispense with repentance. - Henry David Thoreau To many people virtue consists mainly in repenting sins, not avoiding them. - G.C. Lichtenberg Repentance is the virtue of weak minds. - John Dryden Repentance does not heal past bruises. - H.P. Blavatsky True repentance cleanse the maligned heart. - Proverb The moment we repent and ask God for forgiveness for our lapse, we are purged of our sin and new life begins for us. Repentance is an essential prerequisite of prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi A Christian is a man who feels Repentance on Sunday For what he did on Saturday And is going to do on Monday. - Thomas Russell Whatever offence we have committed against the heavenly host, through feebleness of understanding, or through pride or through human nature, O God, take from us this sin. - Rig Veda
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10. The best repentance is to up and act for righteousness and forget that you ever had relations with sin. - William James
1. 2. A good name is better than precious ointment. - Old Testament Good name in men and women, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls. - Shakespeare : Othello Seeking the bubble reputation Even in the cannon’s mouth. - Shakespeare : As You Like It When I did well, I heard it never; When I did ill, I heard it ever. - Old English Proverb Associate with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. - Booker T. Washington The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. - Socrates You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford There are two modes of establishing our reputation : to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former. - Colton Whatever ignominy or disgrace we have incurred, it is almost in our power to re- establish our reputation. - La Rochefoucauld
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10. Reputation has one advantage, it allows us to have confidence in ourselves and to declare our thoughts frankly. - Alfred de Vigny
1. Resolutions are like eels – easy to catch but hard to hang on. - Alexander Dumas Good resolutions are simply checks (cheques) that men draw on a bank where they have no account. - Oscar Wilde A good resolution is like an old horse which is often saddled but rarely ridden. - Mexican Proverb He who is firm and resolute in will moulds the world to himself. - Goethe Never tell your resolution beforehand. - John Seldon
1. The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. - G.B. Shaw : Man and Superman
1. Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power. - J.G. Holland Liberty means responsibility, that’s why most men dread it. - G.B. Shaw
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1. When earth’s last picture is painted and the tubes are twisted and dried, When the oldest colours have faded, and the youngest critic has died, We shall rest, and, faith, we shall need it – lie down for an aeon or two.
2. 3. 4. Rest, rest, perturbed spirit!
- Shakespeare : Hamlet
Men are themselves in pursuit of rest. - Laurence Sterne Absence of occupation is not rest, a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. - William Cowper ‘All work and no rest’ – takes the spring and bound out of the most vigorous life. Time spent in judicious resting is not time wasted, but time gained. - M.B. Grier He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities. - Benjamin Franklin
1. Everything we do has a result. But that which is right and prudent does not always lead to good, not the contrary to what is bad; frequently the reverse takes place.
2. Work done with anxiety about results is far inferior to work done, without such anxiety. - Bhagwadgita
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1. Arise, ye prisoners of starvation, Arise, ye wretched of the earth, For justice thunders condemnation – A better world’s in birth. - Anon. Every revolution was first a thought in one man’s mind. - Emerson Sire, it is not a revolt, - It is a revolution. - Duc de La Rochefoucauld If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in any moral point of view, justify revolution. - Abraham Lincoln Revolutions are not about trifles, but spring from trifles. - Aristotle : Politics The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Working men of all countries unite! - Karl Marx and Friedich Engels : The communist Manifesto Revolutions are not made, they come. - Wendell Phillips You can not make a revolution with silk gloves. - Joseph Stalin A revolution is legality on vocation. - Leon Blum
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10. It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws. But when it comes, it moves irresistibly. - Lenin, 1918 11. Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward. - Abraham Lincoln
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12. The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end. - Adlai Stevenson 13. Revolutionary movements attract the best and worst elements in a given society. - George Bernard Shaw 14. Every revolutionary ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic. - Anonymous
1. 2. The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. - R.W. Emerson Reward of good work is more work. - Dr. Annie Besant
1. He is richest who is content, with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. - Socrates That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. - Henry David Thoreau A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles. - Bacon Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments. - Samuel Johnson Riches amassed in haste will diminish, but those collected by little and little will multiply. - Goethe Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. - Emerson
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Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is. - St. John Chrysostom He frivols through the livelong day, He knows not Poverty, her pinch. His lot seems light, his heart seems gay; He has a cinch. - Franklin P. Adams. The man who dies rich dies disgraced. - Andrew Carnegie : The Gospel of Wealth
10. It is easier for a camel to go through the eyes of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. - New Testament : Matthew 11. Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want. - Swift 12. The pleasures of the rich are bought with the tears of the poor. - Thomas Fuller 13. There are two things needed in these days : first, for rich man to find out how poor men live, and second for poor men to know how rich men work. - F. Atkinson 14. No man is rich who wants any more than he has got. - Josh Billings 15. No man is rich enough to buy back his past. - Oscar Wilde 16. The ways to enrich are many, most of them foul. - Francis Bacon 17. Riches certainly make themselves wings, they fly away as an eagle toward heaven. - Proverb
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18. The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned. - Josh Billings
352. Right and Wrong
1. I see the right, and I approve it too, Condemn the wrong, and yet the wrong pursue. - Ovid If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago. - William Hazlitt No one knows what he is doing while he acts right; but of what is wrong we are always conscious. - Goethe Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong. - Adolf Hitler He that will do right in gross must do wrong by retail. - Michel De Montaigne
1. No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility. - G.W. Johnson Everyone has as much right as he has might. - Benedict Spinoza It is regrettable that among the Rights of Man, the right of contradicting oneself has been forgotten. - Baudelaire Wherever there is a human being, I see God- given rights inherent in that being whatever may be the sex or complexion. - William Lloyd Garrison Equal rights for all, special privileges for none. - Jefferson
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Every man has by the law of nature a right to such a waste portion of the earth as is necessary for his subsistence. - Sir Thomas Moore There is no such thing as natural rights, there are only adjustments of conflicting claims. - Aldous Huxley
1. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live. - Leo Buscaglia
1. When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving oneself, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. - Oscar Wilde Nothing spoils a romance so much as a sense of humour in the woman. - Oscar Wilde Romance is the poetry of literature. - Madame Neckers The essential elements of the romantic spirit are curiosity and the love of beauty. - Walter Pater
1. 2. I found Rome brick and left it marble. - Caesar Augustus Butchered to make a Roman holiday. - Byron
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3. 6. ‘Oh! What a pity I’ve only one nose!’ . 5.Shakespeare
7. .Stephen Phillips Baby said When she smelt the rose. 6.Laura E.Robert Herrick
1. . Richards A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. proud Rose. while I sing the ancient ways. they do there as they see done. .La Fontaine Not that I loved Caesar less. 4. but that I loved Rome more. sad Rose of all my days! Come near me.Cosmo Monkhouse As rich and purposeless as is the rose : The simple doom is to be beautiful.
When they are in Rome.W.
.Gertrude Stein Red Rose.Shakespeare : Julius Caesar Nero was fiddling while Rome was burning.Cervantes All roads lead to Rome. . .George Eliot Sweet as the rose that died last year is the rose that is born to day.
7. . It never will rain roses : when we want To have more roses we must plant more trees. Yeats But there isn’t the rose without the thorn. .Burton Rome was not built in a day.B. .
3. . . .
Swift In times of calamity. Rumour is a pipe Blown by surmises. you may shatter a rose. Rumour
1. .Syrus He that easily believes rumours has the principle within him to augment rumours. . He repents in thorns. . that sleeps in beds of roses. the thorn is left behind.Book of Quotations # 359
9. . 3.Thomas Moore
. conjectures. By any other name would smell as sweet.
2. any rumour is believed. But the scent of the roses will hand round still. You may break. . . jealousies.
That which we call a rose.Francis Quarles 11.Shakespeare : Henry V What some invent the rest enlarge. . if you will.Shakespeare When the rose dies.
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358. .no crown.Ambrose Bierce
. Rosewarne A life of sacrifice is the pinnacle of art and is full of true joy. 2. but to make sacrifices in little things is what we are seldom equal to. . we pluck this flower.Mahatma Gandhi
2. no jail no glory.no throne. no cross .no balm. 3. Goethe No pain . Saint
1. safety. danger. and to join compliance with reason.
6.William Penn Every politician ought to sacrifice to the graces. .W. . .Edmund Burke No sacrifice is worth the name unless it is a joy.A. Safety
3.Virgil In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed. Emerson
360. The universe is so vast and so ageless that the life of one man can only be justified by the measure of his sacrifice. .R. Saint : a dead sinner revised and edited.W. . . … out of this nettle. .
Oscar Wilde It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig. Salt
1. I have drunk your water and wine. Salvation is the name of absolute annihilation of pain. and to know what be ought to do. . 2. . .St. .
362.Cervantes I have eaten your bread and salt. .
5. … a man must eat a peck of salt with his friend before he knows him. .Ralph Venning
3. . . to know what be ought to desire.
3.New Testament : Matthew
2.Swami Dayanand Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truth surpassing reason. Salvation
1.St. Thomas Aquinas Three things are necessary for the salvation of man : to know what be ought to believe.
361. . The deaths ye have died I have watched beside And the lives that ye led were mine.
.Kipling Ye are the salt of the earth : but if the salt have lost his savour. just so should saint pass through the world.Herrick The only difference between the saint and sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Thomas Aquinas
4.George Santayana Some rivers pass through others without mingling with them.Book of Quotations # 361
The tears of Saints more sweet by far Than all the songs of sinners are. wherewith shall it be salted? .
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363.J. wondrous creature! mount where Science guides.Samuel Johnson The world’s great men have not commonly been great scholars. and be a fool! . and merciless to fallacy in logic. Scholar
5. is the business of scholar..W. . nor its great scholars great men.
6. . ……………………………………….William Hazlitt To talk in public. Goethe The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. Haldane True science teaches. Holmes
.Albert Einstein Science is simply commonsense at its best – that is. .
364. and before them. who knows nothing but books must be ignorant even of them.S. teach Eternal wisdom how to rule – Then drop into thyself.W. A mere scholar. above all.J. ..B.H.
3. . vanish the barriers of nationality. Huxley
2. .Pope Science is vastly more stimulating to the imagination than are the classics. to read and to hear.T.. to inquire and to answer inquiries. .. rigidly accurate in observation. . Go.O.Miguel De Unamuno Science and art belong to the whole world. Go. Science
.R.V. Science has achieved more for the emancipation of masses than the wisdom of sages. common sense rounded out and minutely articulated. Samuel
10. it is knowledge. The man of science has learned to believe in justification.
8. Science at best is not wisdom.H. Science must begin with myths.Albert Einstein
. . All science is concerned with the relationship of cause and effect.Lawrence J. Emerson
Science is nothing but developed perception. Men love to wonder and that is the seed of science. not by faith.John Dewey Science is the key which unlocks for mankind the storehouse of nature.T.Lord Richie
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9. but by verification. . Science without religion is lame. and with the criticism of myths.George Santayana : The Life of Reason Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
. Huxley 12.Karl Popper 16. religion without science is blind. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgement. Radhakrishnan 14. Each scientific discovery increases man’s ability to predict the consequences of his actions and thus his ability to control future events. interpreted intent.
366. The sea! the sea! the open sea! The blue. Sea
1. his control Stops with the shore.Anonymous
. .W. It can never be absolute. Secret
1. . .Old Testament He that will learn to pray.
3.Byron A life on the ocean wave.
4. A secret is what one tells to everybody saying not to tell anybody else.Herbert Praise the sea but keep on land The murderous innocence of the sea. . 5. not knowledge.B. the ever free! . roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. the fresh. . A home on the rolling deep. Steam is no stronger now than it was a hundred years ago.William Butler Yeats
2.Rajneesh 18. yet the sea is not full. Science is acquaintance.Emerson
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17. Where the scattered waters rave. . thou deep and dark – blue Ocean. but it is put to better use. 6.Epes Sargent All the rivers run into the sea. let him go to sea. … . Man makes the earth with ruin.
4. . first keep it yourself. .
A man can hide all things. .William Dean Howells When a secret is revealed. .Seneca
6. Seeing is believing.Thomas Carlyle He who trusts secrets to his servant.
. He that has a secret should not only hide it.
7. Bruyere If you would wish another to keep your secret.La. . it is fault of the man who confided it. not by obligation.Book of Quotations # 365
2. but hide that he has it to hide. To be perfectly secret one must be so by nature. makes him his master. .
. but great men succeed in both.
. . . Stolen waters are sweet and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.Dryden The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested. excepting twain – that he is drunk.Antiphanes Secrecy has been well termed the soul of all great designs.Montaigne
5. Perhaps more has been effected by concealing our own intentions than by discovering those of our enemies. Seeing
1. and that he in love.
we are apt to lose confidence in ourselves.D.John Ruskin
2. .Joseph Mayer
7.Thomas Szasz Selfishness is a gift of nature.H. Self and selfishness
(A) Self :
1.John Ruskin Self – analysis can be harmful. . and in our own judgement. you are considered selfish.
(B) Selfishness :
. . he is thinking of himself. The virtues are lost in self–interest as rivers are in the sea. but he is not.
A wise man sees as he ought to. he is like us. . .
. Unselfishness is an accomplishment.Henry Ward Beecher
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6. Lawrance We go on fancying that each man is thinking of us.Charles Reade When a man is wrapped up in himself. Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others and no one is without in himself. he makes a pretty small package. If you do your duty to yourself. Every man has a mob self and an individual self in varying proportions. . and not as much he can. If we do it too often and it becomes a habit.
. .William Hazlitt : Works 11. to observe and to know.beings. 3.Schiller
10. .Joaquin Miller
The world is governed only by self-interest. .Book of Quotations # 367
9. Learn the art of being aware. Selfishness always aims at uniformity of type.
. you have got to discover you.Abraham Maslow
.. A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience. A human being is only interesting if he’s in contact with himself . This need we call self.Barbra Streisand
1.Norman Vincent Peale
4.actualization. than the destruction of millions of our fellow. What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. what you do. he must be. What a man can be.
.Oliver Wendell Holmes
One of the greatest moments in anybody’s developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is. The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness. .Abraham Maslow
5. and trust it.Oscar Wilde
369. our success depends upon our power to perceive.
the capacity to grow and change. It affects every aspect of human behaviorur : the ability to learn.
A man who is aware.
4.image is the best possible preparation for success in life. .W.
372.M. . Self – confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.Anon. . .Dr. . Emerson The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that we have in others.William Jennings Bryan
2.Samuel Johnson Trust thyself.
. . you will not do anything with it. Scott Peck
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6. ……………………. Rochefoucauld The way to develop self.concept is the core of his personality. .R.
373. Until you value your time. 3. positive self. The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself – Prove that you can control yourself. Self-confidence
1.confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experience behind you. Self-control
1. you won’t value your time. Self-concept
1. Joyce Brothers Until you value yourself. A strong. He sees the path the Lord trod And grips the hand of God.Thorton Wilder
371. An individual’s self.La. .
St. . .Proverb Self – control means controlling the tongue. . .William Hazlitt
2. 3. 6.John Milton Self – esteem is the quality of the relations we have with ourselves.Alexis Carvol He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty.Mahatma Gandhi No one can be saved without self–control. Self-esteem
1. . whatever be his character with others. which brings an inexpressible silent inner joy which becomes the dominant love of life. .Brian Tracy It is easy for every man. .
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. A quick retort can ruin everything.Book of Quotations # 369
3.The Bible Complete extinction of impure thought is impossible without ceaseless penance. you’re letting others hold you as an emotional hostage. .Seneca No man is free who can not command himself. to find reason for esteeming himself. grounded on what is just and right.Pythagoras Self – discipline is always rewarded by strength. if we do not talk about ourselves.
5. . Often times nothing profits more than self – esteem. .
.Samuel Johnson We talk little. . 4. .Jan Sutton If rejection destroys your self – esteem.
. . you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. Self-knowledge
1. . to the improvement of yourself. Self-improvement
1. and value others that deserve it. Think of yourself as ‘he’ instead of ‘I’.Brian Tracy
3. Temple Self – reverence.
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6.Proverb Each year. are : to talk little. to reflect alone upon what has passed in company. .
376. Larson If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life. to hear much.Alfred Lord Tennyson Promise yourself – to give so much time. Just stand aside and watch yourself go by.Anonymous
4.Christian D. self – control.Strickland Gillilan : Watch Yourself Go By
. that you have no time to criticise others.Sir W. .Benjamin Franklin The best rules to form a young man.
6. These three alone lead life to sovereign power. to distrust one’s own opinions.Samuel Butler Never does a man look as small as when he is trying to look big. one vicious habit rooted out in time ought to make the worst man good. . self – knowledge. He that teaches himself has a fool for his master. .
will have no rivals. and so I want to be fit for myself to know. He that falls in love with himself. Guest : Myself Thales was asked what was most difficult to man. 3. Bohn Resolve to be thyself.T. . either by the admonitions of friends. Always to look myself straight in the eye.G. Goethe To reach perfection.George Eliot
4.Franklin Self .Diogenes
3.Oscar Wilde He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.’ .La Rochefoucauld To love oneself is the beginning of a life.Book of Quotations # 371
2. and you will soon discover of what stuff you are made. loses his misery. .
I have to live with myself. . . .W.J.Matthew Arnold Self – knowledge is best learned not by contemplation. but actions.
377. . 2. he answered : ‘ To know one’s self.love is the greatest of all flatterers. Self-love
1. or the invectives of enemies. 6. .H. 4.M. and know that he who finds himself.long romance.Diogenes A man is least known to himself. . 5.Edgar A. . I want to be able as days go by.
8. we must be made sensible of our failings. Cicero He who knows himself best esteems himself least.
7. . Strive to do your duty.
1. . 2.
6.Shakespeare The most amiable people are those who least wound the self. 3. .Proverb God hates those who praise themselves. . Clement If you want people to think well of you.Euripides I can not care so much what I am in the opinion of others as what I am in my own.W.
4.St. she hasn’t arranged your anatomy so as to make it easy for you to pat yourself on the back.
5.praise is no praise. I would be rich of myself and not by borrowing. God helps him who helps himself.Robert Burton
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5. do not speak well of yourself. 2.Montaigne
. Self. the devil for all.St.Blaise Pascal It is equally a mistake to hold one’s self too high or to rate one’s self too cheap.J. . . . .Bruyere Every man for himself. Self-praise
1. Mathew Hale Nature knows best.love is not so vile and sin as self neglecting. Goethe It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you.love of others. 6. . . .
. 4. The basis of good manners is self. 8. to preserve one’s self.La Fountaine The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself and not upon other men.help is the capacity to stand on one’s legs without anybody’s help. Emerson Every tub must stand on its own bottom.
10. A man should be careful never to tell tales of himself to his own disadvantage. .Samuel Johnson
2. .Mahatma Gandhi Friends will help only if they are convinced that we are doing our best to help ourselves. . It means the capacity to be at peace with oneself. .R.Charles Mechlen Serve yourself.
Rely only on yourself.Plato Discontent is the want of self.
1.Samuel Johnson All censure of a man’s self is oblique praise. has adopted the very best plan for living happily.Book of Quotations # 373
3.reliance.W.Benjamin Franklin Self.reliance. It is in order to show how much he can spare.W. .
5. . .R. it is a common proverb.respect when outside help is not forthcoming or it is refused. Emerson
380. This is the man of character and wisdom. . it is infirmity of the will. . 7.
When you have self – respect you have enough….
3. the vice of mind. Self-satisfaction
1. just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. Self-sacrifice
1. Socially responsible enough. .
384. Nothing can cure the soul but the senses. is suspicious. Good enough. . Self .H.Chaung . which is the worst. The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be self. .respect is the corner stone of all virtue. as yet. Thin enough.374 # Book of Quotations
381. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. is self – satisfaction.respect – the secure feeling that no one.
4.sufficient.Montaigne Of the five vices.L. . Senses
1.Sir John Herschel Self . infame is worse than death. Successful enough. Self . 2. .Tse
2. . Menchen He that respects himself is safe from others. .Gail Sheehy For a self – respecting man. Rich enough.
382. .Oscar Wilde
.George Bernard Shaw
383.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. .sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
. Breathes there a man with soul so tough Who says two sexes aren’t enough? .Anonymous There never was a bad man that had ability for good service. . and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated. converses with its objects at the greatest distance.Book of Quotations # 375
. . Service
1.Winston Churchill Of all the senses.
Nothing recalls the past so potently as a smell. 3. Sex
1.Joseph Addison Our senses don’t deceive us.
385.Milton : On His Blindness They also serve who do not harm anyone. . 4. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ides. 5. 3.W. sight must be the most delightful. our judgement does. 4.Wordsworth : To a child They also serve who only stand and wait. .Helen Keller Our sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. . he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
386. .Edmund Burke
2.J. . Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king. Goethe
5.Shakespeare : Henry VIII Small service is true service while it lasts… .
that is.Michel De Montaigne Sexual pleasure. . sinners and Beechers. men break more easily under emotional strain than women do. Browning Shake was a dramatist of note.
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2. Men..Havelock Ellis I remember the first time I had sex – I kept the receipt. men are emotionally weaker than women.Voltaire
2. 6. . ..E. .. Women bend more easily and are more resilient. Bunner But Shakespeare’s magic touch could not copied be.
387.H. .. women..
. Saints.Sydney Smith . and professors.. .Leonard Bacon
3.Groucho Marx Remember..
Though women are more emotional than men.Dryden Shakespeare is a savage with sparks of genius.
5. . what succeeds Fitly as silence? . .Woody Allen
4. Shakespeare! – to such names sounding.C. which shine in a dreadful darkness of night.. .
3.. . if you smoke after sex you’re doing it too fast. women and clergymen. Men. Within that circle none durst walk but he. wisely used and not abused. He lived by writing things to quote. may prove the stimulus and liberator of our finest and most exalted activities. Shakespeare
1. Spingarn .
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5. beating in the void his luminous wings in vain. we must study his commentators.William Hazlitt
7. Percy Bysshe
1. lyric lord of England’s lordliest singers. .Matthew Arnold Ah. And did you speak to him again? How strange it seems and new! . There is a time of speaking and a time of being still. we should read Shakespeare. here first heard Ring from lips of poets crowned and dead the Promethean word Whence his soul took fire.Ben Johnson Shakespeare led life of Allegory.William Caxton Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves. and power to outsoar the sunward – soaring bird. Shelley.
388.. if we wish to see the insignificance of human learning. . .John Keats If we wish to know the force of human genius.
He was not of an age but for all time. And did he stop and speak to you. . .Swinburne
1. 6. did you once see Shelley plain.R. 2. . his works are the comments on it. Browning Shelley. .Thomas Carlyle
. a beautiful and ineffectual” angel.
as you by their faces see.William Hazlitt 14.
These be Three silent things The falling snow … the hour Before the dawn … the mouth of one Just dead. 8. It is better either to be silent or to say things of more value than silence. . . Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.378 # Book of Quotations
3.Oscar Wilde Some sipping punch.
6. . . .Wordsworth Silence is more eloquent than words.J.La Bruyere
10.Adelaide Crapsey The rest is silence.German Proverb Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep. All silent and all damn’d ! .Pythagoras 12.R. Silence is one great art of conversation. . Lowell 11.Thomas Carlyle Speech is silver. 5. and who can not be persuaded to say it. . 9. silence is golden.Shakespeare : Hamlet He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing. Silence is the wit of fools. But. . some sipping tea.John Seldon 13. Blessed are they who have nothing to say.Shakespeare : Henry VI
4. . .
. It is easier to look wise than to talk wisely.La Rochefoucauld 22. Tagore 21. and The fruit of love is service.Latin Proverb 24. . .Mahatma Gandhi 19.N.Syrus 25. never that I have been silent. A man of few words will not really be thoughtless in his speech. . .Mahatma Gandhi 23. . Silence is deep as Eternity. . It is a great misfortune neither to have enough wit to talk well nor enough judgement to be silent. God speaks. if you are unsure of yourself.Mother Teresa
. In the silence of our hearts. Silence is the safest policy.Book of Quotations # 379
15. and from the fullness of our hearts we speak. But there is a world preaching in silence. .Mother Teresa 20. Silence helps one to suppress one’s anger.La Bruyere 18. Speech is shallow as Time.Thomas Carlyle 16. The fruit of silence is prayer The fruit of prayer is faith The fruit of faith is love. If you would pass for more than your value. Keep quiet and people will think you are a philosopher. as perhaps nothing else does.Mahatma Gandhi 17. . The secret of silence is to be able to listen to the still small voice which is always speaking within us. I regret often that I have spoken. . Silence is a great help to a seeker after truth. say little. .R. he will measure every word.
4. in manners.Rudyard Kipling He that is without sin among you. . ye must pay for one by one.George Santayana In character. 2. Her Sins to her Saviour! .W. The only simplicity that matters is the simplicity of the heart. Vincent de Paul Simplicity is the badge of distinction.
8.H.St. . Simplicity
1. let him cast the first stone.
7. in style. . .K. And leaving with meekness.W. . Emerson Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought. Sin
1. . Longfellow The function of simplicity is to lead us directly to God. without heeding human respect or our own interests. Chesterton Nothing is more simple than greatness. to be simple is to be great.
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3.New Testament : John
2. . Owning her weakness. Her evil behavior. .William Hazlitt Simplicity means – to become childlike. Indeed.R. . 6.Proverb
3.Thomas Hood The sins ye do by two and two.Thomas Finch A simple life is its own reward. in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Rochefoucauld A little sincerity is a dangerous thing. 6. .
10. 5. . . Sincerity
1. . but a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.Stephen Crane Sin is a queer thing. While hating sin we must be gentle to the sinner. .Thomas Carlyle Love of talking about ourselves and displaying our faults in the light in which we wish them to be seen is the chief element of our sincerity. 7.A.La.L. Seneca Sin is an offence against society as well as against God. . 2.Alfred Wilson
4.New Testament : Romans Few love to hear the sins they love to act.interest. Sin brings disgrace.D. Man should be what they seem. .Shakespeare Every sin is the result of a collaboration. . .Proverb
392. . We estimate vices and weigh sins not according to their nature. Lawrence Other men’s sins are before our eyes.S. our own sins are behind our back. Radhakrishnan 12. .
The wages of sin is death. .H. 8. It is the breaking of one’s integrity. . 3.Shakespeare The sincere alone can recognize sincerity.Montaigne 11.
. but according to our advantage and self.Book of Quotations # 381
. 3. the other end fastens itself around your own. They are slaves who dare not to be.
394. And at every drifting cloud that went With sails of silver by.G. Sky
1. Emerson Corrupted free man are the worst of slaves.R. .
.B. . Slavery
1. The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary. For the fallen and the weak. .” I believe this government cannot endure permanently half – slave and half – free. In the right with two or three. . 1858)
2.Lincoln (Speech.Garnice “A house divided against itself cannot stand. .G. nothing is wrong.Abraham Lincoln (Letter to A. .James Russell Lowell If slavery is not wrong. Hodges – 1864) If you put a chain around the neck of a slave.Alfred Kreymborg I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prisoners call the sky.Oscar Wilde
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sleep. in thy sleep Little sorrows sit and weep.
396. Dreaming In the joys of night. . not the loss of sleep.Blake : Cradle Song Blessings on him that first invented sleep! . O gentle sleep. then get up and do something instead of lying and worrying. sleep.S.T. Smile
1. Sleep. A face that cannot smile is never good. . It’s the worry that gets you.Talmud
. beauty bright. Beloved from pole to pole! To Mary Queen the praise be given! She sent the gentle sleep from Heaven That slid into my soul.Cervantes O magic sleep! O comfortable bird. 6. Coleridge O sleep.Shakespeare : Henry IV Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles. Sleep
1. . . That broodest O’er the troubled sea of the mind Till it is hush’d and smooth! .Anonymous Better is he who shows smiling countenance than he who offers milk to drink.
4. . . .
5. 2.Dale Carnegie
2.Cervantes O sleep! It is a gentle thing. 3.Keats If you can’t sleep. Nature’s soft nurse. Sleep.
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397. Smiling is infectious. . and be a villian. Whenever a snowflake leaves the sky. a smile of love.by! Good.Denis Waitley
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3. and smile. .
6.Victor Borge A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring. Haliburton ‘Tis easy enough to be pleasant. .
7. You catch it like the flu. . . Filling the sky and the earth below.
Eternal smiles his emptiness betray.
.E. so cool and grey!” Then lightly travels on its way. but above all. . a cold smile.Mary Mapes Dodge Oh! The snow. the beautiful snow. Watson
2.J. When life flows along like a song.Pope One may smile.Ella Wheeler Wilcox Smiles form the channels of a future tear. Snow
1. sharing person inside.W.Shakespeare : Hamlet There is a vacant smile. 8. dear clouds. .by.T. . . As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. I started smiling too. . But the man worth while is the one who will smile When everything goes dead wrong. When someone smiled at me today. 9.
10. a smile. It turns and turns to say “Good.Byron A smiles is the shortest distance between two people.
2. Coleridge I feel like one who treads alone Some banquet hall deserted.Book of Quotations # 385
3. 3.Leon Blum Socialism made a man of me.G. all. .B. Wells Socialism is a fraud.Karl Marx Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes. a blackmail. .T. 8. . alone.Benito Mussolini (1919) You can be social minded without being a socialist. . to each according to his need.H. whose garlands dead. Socialism from each according to his abilities. all alone. Whose lights are fled. Nehru Socialism… ceased to be a creative movement and it become an outlet of passionate expression for the inferiority complex of the disinherited. . a phantom. Alone on a wide wide sea! .
4.Charles E.J.S. Alone. .
1. Shaw Socialism is not only a way of life.
6.Thomas Moore I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.Oscar Wilde The aim of socialism is to set up universal society founded on equal justice for all men and equal peace for all nations. . 5.Thoreau
2. .G. a comedy.
7. And all but he departed! . Socialism
1.L. but a certain scientific approach to social and ecomic problems.
Charlotte A. That they might touch the hearts of men.Albert Einstein In genesis it says that it is not good for a man to be alone – but sometimes it is a great relief. but a poor place to stay. Song
1. . Shelley : To a Skylark God sent his singers upon earth With songs of sadness and of mirth. . .
8. I cannot sing the old songs I sang long years ago.Lowell The thoughtful Soul to solitude retries.T.
4. 7. Barnard Sing me the songs I delighted to hear Long.Josh Billings
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4.H. .B. but delicious in the years of maturity. long ago. And bring them back to heaven again.Longfellow : The Singers
400. . 5. . Bayly Our sweetest songs are those which tell of saddest thought. .John Barrymore Solitude : A good place to visit.Swift Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. For heart and voice would fail me And foolish tears would flow.
A wise man is never less alone than when he is alone.
9.P.Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat I live in that solitude which is painful in youth. long ago. .
Far off they look black. But cheerly. Richter The deeper the sorrow. . Some days must be dark and dreary. . .J. but be sure of this.Thomas Moore Sorrows are like thunder clouds. She is so constant to me.
Singing is sweet. Lips only sing when they cannot kiss. . but directly over us merely gray.Talmud The busy bee has no time for sorrow.Robert Browning
2. But in battalions.S.
5. Into each life some rain must fall. they come not single spies. 6.
7. Heavy the sorrow that bows the head When love is alive and hope is dead. .Keats 3. . . cheerly.William Blake I Walked a mile with Sorrow And never a word said she.Longfellow : The Rainy Day To sorrow I bade good morrow. Sorrow
1. Gilbert When sorrows come. .W. the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me.James Thomson
401. and so kind. But. the less tongue it has. 9. She loves me dearly. oh. . . 8.Shakespeare : Hamlet Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.Book of Quotations # 387
5. And thought to leave her far away behind.
. if I have a soul.
8.Yajur Veda The restless swan – the human soul – is on the journey infinite to find out the truth. 4. . And answered “I Myself am Heaven and Hell. And by and by my soul returned to me. . May your inner soul be the fountainhead of divine light. throws it away when it is worn out and dons a new one.
9. after using the body. . . Some letter of that After.” . .life to spell.Joseph Erenest Rehan For what is a man profited.
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402. if there is a Lord.Yajur Veda
. 5.out garments and put on new ones.Proverb I sent my Soul through the invisible. .Swami Dayanand
3. save my soul. 2. and lose his own soul? . so the living soul.Bhagwadgita 11.Rag Veda May your soul attain fulfilment before it leaves earthly body. which is the gross physical garment.Omar Khayyam : Rubaiyat Let the sacred flame of divine fire shine bright in your soul.Mahatma Gandhi The eyes are the windows of the soul.Rig Veda The soul pervades the body and God pervades the soul. As we throw away our old worn. .
10. . Soul
1. if he shall gain the whole world. O Lord.
. but to end it tidily requires considerable skill. Look upon all the animate beings as your bosom friends.Thomas Mann Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. to which the name of ‘soul’ is given. A God to glorify. And fit it for the sky.
6. The word.New Testament : Matthew And ’tis remarkable that they Talk most who have the least to say.Samuel Butler
3. . . as I pronounce it to you. Radhakrishnan 15.Lord Mancroft Speech is civilization itself. A charge to keep I have. The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun.Charles Wesley 14. A never – dying soul to save. Speech
1. who can say nothing in most words. .S. trippingly on the tongue. All organic beings have a principle of self – determination. .Rig Veda
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12. for in all of them there resides one soul. A speech is like a love affair. I pray you.Shakespeare : Hamlet He is considered the most graceful speaker. . preserves contact – it is silence which isolates. .Prior Speak the speech. . Any fool can start one. 4. even the most contradictory word. .
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence. Men of few words are the best men. Speech is of time.Samuel Johnson
8. . . then to get your subject into yourself.Seneca
. are two different things.Ancient Proverb 16.
9.Mahatma Gandhi 13. .French Proverb 11. . to get your subject into your hearers. A wise man reflects before he speaks. .R. There are there things to aim at in public speaking : first. . to compel. and lastly. . to get into your subject. . . Speech without the backing of experience based on action will lack chastity and refinement.Thomas Carlyle 12. Emerson Every man has a right to utter what he thinks to be the truth.
Talking and eloquence are not the same : to speak. to convert. .
10. silence is of eternity. and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. your words are so no more. but speak not all you think – Thoughts are your own.Alexander Gregg 14. . .Ben Jonson Speech is power : speech is to persuade.390 # Book of Quotations
7.W.Francis Bacon 15.Shakespeare 17. Think all you speak.Anonymous 18. Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim. and to speak well. Speech is the index of the mind. a fool speaks and then reflects on what he has uttered.
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19. . 6. No trace of age. . to give due light To the misled and lonely traveller. . and carry a big stick.Kant The stars That Nature hung in Heaven. .
. Twinkle. Leaving on space no shade. no scars. Stars
1. no fear to die. .
4.Shakespeare : Merchant of Venice Twinkle. little star ! How I wonder what you are. . you will go far. O patient stars! Who climb each night the ancient sky. . Teach me your mood.Old Testament These blessed candles of the night.Emerson : The Poet Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe – the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.Milton : Comus The morning stars sang together. and filled their lamps With everlasting oil. and all the sons of God shouted for joy. Blessed is the man who.
3. .George Eliot 20. abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.Theodore Roosevelt
404. Up above the world so high.Confucius 21.
5. A superior man is modest in his speech. having nothing to say. but exceeds in his actions. Like a diamond in the sky! . Speak softly.Ann Taylor : The Star
Much I wonder.Mark Twain
2.Napoleon Banaparte A politician thinks of the next election. Far is near.392 # Book of Quotations
7. Believe me baby. Reed A statesman’s heart should always be in his head.
O. . Statesman
1. Why aren’t you near.Thomas B.
406. A statesman is a successful politician who is dead. never mind about the moralities. but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
8. so I cry ! Save the tears of your eyes. . 2. . Remain as pure as white snow. Strength
1. . . it is excellent ! To have a giant’s strength. little child! Like a rose ever you grow. a statesman of the next generation.Hermann Hagedorn
405.R. Like the sunlight be ever bright On the earth all through life Shall win race you all in round. . without a double share of wisdom.James Freeman Clarke In statesmanship get the formalities right. you live so far. O. . what you are ! Twinkle you in blue sky.A. little star. I feel proud. . (Poems) We are such little men when the stars come out.R. 3. O.
.Shakespeare : Measure for Measure What is strength.
. 4.Albert Camus
408.Disraeli Style has no fixed laws. The style is the man himself. . never the same for any length of time. we’re damned if we’re going to show. It is changed by the usage of the people.M.Victor Hugo The struggle to the top alone will make a human heart swell. .
409. not to fail. 3. is style.Adalli Stevenson The ones who live are the ones who struggle.F. . Struggle
1. . There are no gains without pains.Henry David Thoreau Success is the realization of the estimate you place upon yourself. . .Book of Quotations # 393
3. 2.Mignon McLaughlin
407. . 2. Men are born to succeed.Buffon Proper words in proper places. .Albert Herbert Success is counted sweetest By those who ne’er succeed. 3. Seneca All styles are good except the tiresome. .A.Jonathan Swift An author can have nothing truly his own but his style.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness. Success and failure
(A) Success :
1. 2.L. . . Voltaire
Success is the old ABC – ability.Earl Nightingale 14.C. . but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. Success doesn’t mean the absence of failures. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. Bendte
.Adolf Hitler : Mein Kampf
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool.Basil Walsh 9. . . . Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal. .394 # Book of Quotations
Nothing succeeds like success.W.Winston Churchill 12.Edward Summons 11. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence and then success is sure.Montesquieu 7. Success depends upon a person’s getting along with some people and ahead of them. . . but be wise.Dumas Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong. . It means winning the war.Mark Twain 8. Success in life is a matter of not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance. breaks and courage. The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing it exactly right. not every battle. it means the attainment of ultimate objective. 5. You should not measure your success by what you have accomplished. An intelligent plan is the first step to success. .Edwin C. Bliss 10. 6. .Charles Luckman 13. . .Cliare Staple Lewis 15.
experience your wise counselor. . If you wish success in life.Walt Mason 17.Albert Einstein
. humility. To climb steep hills Requires slow pace at first.Helan Keller 18.William Menninger 19. Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.Book of Quotations # 395
16. life controls you. . If you don’t. wisdom. . courtesy. it seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of consequences.Anthony Robbins 21.Joseph Addison 23. Success often comes to those who dare and act. We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.Shakespeare 20. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. . You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money. To become an able and successful man in any profession. The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that. charity. make perseverance your bosom friend. . . Six essential qualities that are the key to success : sincerity. study and practice. you’re in control of your life.David Brinkley 25. caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. . . three things are necessary – nature. compliments or publicity. personal integrity.Thomas Wolfe 24. .Jawaharlal Nehru 22. .
Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.Denis Waitley 35. I give great honour and glory and tears. It is a temporary detour. not defeat. ‘keep going. but you are doomed if you don’t try. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me which is pounding. You may be disappointed if you fail. Failure is delay. . He that fails in his endeavors after wealth and power.396 # Book of Quotations
(B) Failure :
26. that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.Joaquin Miller 28. I don’t fear failure.Bovee 31.Beverly Sills
.Bertrand Russell 30. A failure is a man who has blundered. someone must be on top. Whenever one finds oneself inclined to bitterness. A failure only establishes this. and is not able to cash in on the experience. Maxwell 34. .T. Hodgkin 27. . Failure is not fatal. . will not long retain either honesty or courage.Elbert Hubbard 32. saying.John C. . why not you?’ . Failure is often God’s own tool for carving some of the finest outlines in the character of his children. . it is a sign of emotional failure. . But to him who tries and fails and dies. .William Saroyan 29. not a dead end.Samuel Johnson 33. . . Only failure to get back up is. Patton 36.George S.
Bill Cosby 40. Weary of breath.Shakespeare : Hamlet There is no refuge from confession. Gone to her death ! . I’ve just found 10. . . but suicide.
2. Vincent Millay To be or not to be : that is the question : Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune. I don’t know the key to success. .Daniel Webster To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and. . I’ve often thought I’d taste it. People fail forward to success. he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill. .
. . But Mother bought it for the sink And drinking it would waste it.Edna St.
3.Thomas Hood I know some poison I could drink. Rashly importunate. They never fail who die in a great cause.Book of Quotations # 397
37.000 ways that won’t work. . . I have not failed.Byron 38.Mary Kay Ash
410. while it is true the suicide braves death. And by opposing end them. and suicide is confession. One more Unfortunate. Or to take arms against a sea of troubles.
1. but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.Thomas Alva Edison 39.
6.Seneca The sun. . . can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. Of all the days that’s in the week I dearly love but one day – And that’s the day that comes betwixt A Saturday and Monday .J.Proverb
3. . Sunday
1. The sun shines even on the wicked.
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. Yet the light of one bright world dies with the dying sun. with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it.
7. Bourdillon The glorious sun Stays in his course and plays the alchemist. Sun
1.Henry Carey On Sunday heaven’s gate stands ope. . Richter Make hay while the sun shines. . The sun comes through the gates of day. . .
5. a bridegroom gay. . Turning with splendor of his precious eye The meagre cloddy earth to glittering gold.Galileo As a giant strong.F.George Herbert
4. Blessings are plentiful and rife More plentiful than hope.P. 2.Broome The night has a thousand eyes.W.
. . .Beryl Pfizer
414.Francis Bacon Distrust is the mother of safety. Nothing makes a man suspect much. Is of more worth than a thousand kinsmen.Thomas Fuller When a man tells me he’s going to put all his cards on the table. . The man who melts With social sympathy. but nobody wants people feeling sorry for them. more than to know little.
2. . . Suspicion
1.Euripides And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain. but showing it may be a great one.
3. I always look up his sleeves.Leslie Hore – Belisha Suspicion may be no fault.Book of Quotations # 399
413. though not allied.Walt Whitman Everybody wants sympathy.Old Testament
415. but must keep out of sight.
are distinguished by superior tact. They never taste who always drink.
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416. “To talk of many things : Of shoes – and ships – and sealing wax – Of cabbages – and kings – And why the sea is boiling hot – And whether pigs have wings.” . . 2.Hugh Allen Tact consists in knowing how far we may go too far. Tact
5. but difficulties melt a way under tact. . Talk
1.Jean Cocteau Tact does not remove difficulties. They always talk who never think.
. . in these are the elements of what is called tact. Without tact you can learn nothing.Disraeli Tact is the rare ability to keep silent while two friends are arguing and you know both of then are wrong. 4.
6.Prior : On a Passage “The time has come. .Lewis Carroll
2. . 7. and an instinctive perception of character. kind feeling. .” the Walrus said.Edward Simmons
3.Disraeli Woman and foxes.Bierce Tact is specialisation in doing what you can’t. .Proverb A quick and sound judgment. good common sense.
6. a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself. . when it is hard for two.Anne Frank 12.Dorothy Nevile A gossip is one who talks to you about others. but leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. a bore is one who talks to you about himself. . try to control the talking habit. Talking is easy with three. There is only one rule for being a good talker : learn to listen. . 4.Darryl E. but I have met many human beings who talked like asses. everything runs out of them.
9.Sir Walter Raleigh 11. 5. .Khalil Gibbran Great talkers are leaky vessels. My mother. as my case is hereditary.Lisa Birck I don’t mind how much my ministers talk – as long as they do what I say. is fond of chatting.N.Heinrich Heine The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place. I must indeed.
For God’s sake. . thinking is half murdered. for the one who is lavish with words is cheap in deeds. Talking much is a sign of vanity. Tagore
. . don’t say yes until I’ve finished talking.Christopher Morley 13.Book of Quotations # 401
10. . and has handed this weakness down to me. Zanuck In much of your talking. . too. .Simmons I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being. but I’m afraid that little can be done.
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14.B. .Francis Bacon Every tear form every eye Becomes a babe in eternity. 2.
. . 2.
3.M. . 3. There can be no disputing about taste.
2. . . . … in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. as the woman said when she kissed her cow. Into the closed mouth the fly does not get. .T. Colbert Taxes are the price we pay for civilized society. Taste
1. .J. Cicero The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing. Tears
1.Attributed to J.Anon.O.
418. that shed tears when they would devour.Franklin Taxes are the sinews of the state. It is the wisdom of crocodiles. Love half regrets to kiss it dry. Holmes Jr.
419. .Blake So bright the tear in Beauty’s eye.Rabelais A person’s taste is as much his own peculiar concern as his opinion or his own purse. . . (Old Latin Proverb) Every one to his taste.W.
8. . there is a certain degree of temptation which will overcome any virtue. . 6.Mark Twain Never resist temptation.Book of Quotations # 403
4. prove all things. grief is satisfied and carried of by tears. . . .Shakespeare : Julius Caesar Tears are summer shower to the soul. . 2.Douglas Jerrold Tempt not a desperate man. .
6. 4.G.Samuel Johnson There are several good protections against temptation. 5. Nothing dries sooner than a tear.Voltaire It is the tears of the earth that keep her smiles in bloom. but the surest is cowardice.
If you have tears. I can resist everything except temptation. Temptation
1. 7. . prepare to shed them now. 9. .Alfred Austin Tears are the silent language of the grief.Campbell It is some relief to weep. hold fast that which is good. Shaw
.B. . humanly speaking. . . .Swami Vavekananda For Beauty’s tears are lovelier than her smile.Shakespeare You know.Oscar Wilde Honest bread is very well – it’s the butter that makes the temptation.Latin Proverb
1. but he is a thinking reed. . . 5.Donald Marquis The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears rather than with their minds.Descartes : Principles of Philosophy There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. The world will thus become what its wise men think. .George Orwell
3. . If you really make them think. they’ll hate you. .
9. . . . .Pascal Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself. and accepting both of them. .Confucius ‘Double think’ means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously. the weakest in nature.Walter Durante Thinking without learning makes one flightly.Josh Billings
422. therefore I am.
The man who has never been tempted doesn’t know how dishonest he is.Plato ‘A man becomes what he thinks’.Shakespeare : Hamlet Man is but a reed.John Keats If you make people think they are thinking they’ll love you. Experience of wise men testifies to the truth of the aphorism. I think. 2. and learning without thinking is disaster. says an Upanishad mantra.
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Bertrand Russell 11.Henry Ford 13.
3.E.George Wither To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. Thoughts
1. If you think before you speak.Mahatma Gandhi Men of thought.Dale Carnegie 14. which is the probable reason why so few engage in it. it depends solely upon what you think. . A man is but a product of his thoughts. in fact. Most people would rather die than think. .Norman Vincent Peale 12.
4. .M. happiness doesn’t depend upon what you are or what you have. . they do so. . Howe
2. be up and stirring Night and day : Sow and seed – withdraw the curtain – Clear the way. .T.W.
. Cicero 15. . And too strong to be suppressed. . .
5. .Charles Mackay Give thy thoughts no tongue Nor any unproportion’d thought his act. The ‘how’ thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile ‘ifs’. To think is to live. that he becomes. what he thinks. Thinking is the hardest work there is.Shakespeare : Hamlet Thoughts too deep to be expressed. the other fellow gets in his joke first. Remember.Book of Quotations # 405
.Aristotle 15.W.Confucius 14. acting is difficult. . and you change your world. . .J.Euripides
10. . .William Hazlitt Among mortals. 9. Thought is the blossom.Jawaharlal Nehrue 18. action the fruit behind it. . 8. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. that divides right from wrong. Thought is the soul of act. .Browning 11. . It is thought. . Thinking is easy.George Moore Great thought come from the heart.
It is thought.Ralph Waldo Emerson 16. second thoughts are the wisest. . Learning without thought is labour lost. Goethe 17.Rig Veda 12. and thought alone. Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides. The power of thought will be a real power which will make them stronger than the biggest and fiercest animals. A thought is only a sign just as a world is only a sign of a thought. Change your thoughts. and to put one’s thought into action is the most difficult thing in the world. language the bud. and thought only that elevates or degrades human deeds and desires. . .406 # Book of Quotations
6.Marquis De Vauvenargues Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.Norman Vincent Peale 13. .
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7. Hodgson : Time. .Pittacus of Mitylene Time. for the hours will take care of themselves. Time
1. Put up your caravan Just for one day. and a time to every purpose under the heaven : A time to be born. As it blends with the Ocean of Years. 9. a time to plant. . 2.R. . you old gipsy man. .Chesterfield
3. and a surge sublime. . Improve each moment as it flies! Life’s a short summer.
. we go.Ben Hecht I recommend you to take care of the minutes. Taylor : The Long Ago Time is a circus always packing up and moving away.Old Testament A wonderful stream is the River Time.Samuel Johnson : Winter : An ode Time goes. Time stays.F.Austin Dobson : The Paradox of Time Seize time by the forelock. you say? Ah no! Alas. Time and tide wait for no man.English Proverb Catch then. .B. As it runs through the realm of Tears. 5. . and a time to die. Will you not stay. With a faultless rhythm. . He dies – alas! How soon he dies.
4. and a musical rhyme And a broader sweep. You Old Gipsy Man To every thing there is a season. oh catch the transient hour. man a flower. and a time to pluck up that which is planted.
Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.William Arthur Ward
.Omar Khayyam 17.Arthur Schopenhauer 14. a man of intellect tries to use it. Time is a rat that slowly cuts the thread of life. . . .R. I wasted time and now doth time waste me.N. sparing nothing. . It does not spare even outstanding personalities. Time swallows up everything that is visible. and are willing to work. so is every moment of time. Tagore 18.Shakespeare 16.J. The bird of time has but a little way To flutter – and the bird is on the wing.swallowing Time. Mason 13. Ordinary people think merely how they will spend their time. .Benjamin Franklin 20. . As every thread of gold is valuable. which even he has who has nothing else.400 seconds to day.Samuel Smiles 15. will find the most time. Those who have most to do. .Shri Rama 19. . Time itself is play.Swami Shivanand 12.Baltasar Gracian 11. Time is very terrible.408 # Book of Quotations
10. . . Nothing really belongs to us but time. Have you used one to say ‘Thank you’? . God gave you a gift of 86. Its only object is pastime. There is no entity in this world which does not fall a prey to this all .
.Vivian Y. .Anonymous
2.Carlyle : To day I’ve shut the door on yesterday And thrown the key away – To morrow holds no fear for me.Franklin
2.Carl Sandburg Time will change for the better when you change.Martial One day is worth two tomorrows. not to-day Here the lazy people say. Laramore To morrow. Time Management
1.Weisse Tomorrow life is too late.Anthony Robbins Time is the coin you have in life. .
3. Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind. .
. Into eternity at night will return.Pitman Once you have mastered time. 5. Out of Eternity the new Day is born. tomorrow. . It is the only coin you have. . .Book of Quotations # 409
425. live today. Today and Tomorrow
(A) To Day :
3. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. Since I have found today. . and only you can determine how it will be spent. you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade! .
427. . . Tomorrow never comes.410 # Book of Quotations
(B) Tomorrow :
6. .John Dryden There is a budding morrow in midnight. . All improvement is founded on tolerance. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow just as well. it is all a cheat. . and his cheat never goes sale.
7. .Shakespeare : Macbeth When I consider life. The more you believe in tolerance. . Yet fooled with hope. To the last syllable of recorded time. To morrow is falser than the former day. 9. .Robert Quillen Tolerance is the only real test of civilization. the less you can tolerate the intolerant.Proverb
3. . 5. Tolerance
1.Alexis Carrel No body is wholly tolerant.Arthur Helps Tolerance starts when you practise it.
4. 2.George Bernard Shaw Tolerance of evil is a dangerous evil. and tomorrow.Mark Twain 11. Creeps in this petty pace from day to day. for no one is free to behave just as he pleases.
8. and think tomorrow will repay.Keats Tomorrow is an old deceiver. To morrow.
. and to morrow. men favour the deceit. Trust on.
and thy lips from speaking guile. . Mencken Travel. in the younger sort. is a part of education.Franklin ‘They are fools who kiss and tell’ – Wisely has the poet sung.
429. feel.Old Testament : Psalms A sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.Thomas Fuller
2. . .Rudyard Kipling Keep thy tongue from evil. . travel alone.L.
5.H. . .
4. do just as one pleases.Washington Irving Birds are entangled by their feet and men by their tongues. A Slip of the Foot you may soon recover.Book of Quotations # 411
428. .William Hazlitt The use of travelling is to regulate imaginations by reality and instead of thinking how things may be. Man may hold all sorts of posts If he’ll only hold his tongue.Samuel Johnson Travel only with thy equals or by betters. Travel
. But a Slip of the Tongue you may never get over. to see them as they are. if there are none. .
4. The soul of journey is liberty. perfect liberty to think. in the elder part of experience. Tongue
7. 4. . ‘Tis better than many aver. Trouble
1. 3. The most of them never occur. .
2. For while we’ve a whole lot of troubles. What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants the friend of sun and sky.Old Testamant To take arms against a sea of troubles.
The world is a country which nobody ever yet know by description. .412 # Book of Quotations
5. one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.Seneca It is not worthwhile to go around the world to count the cats in Zanzibar. He plants the flag of breezes free. Tree
1.trouble when you do. The shaft of beauty towearing high. .Shakespeare : Hamlet Though life Is made up of mere bubbles. Bunner The tree is known by its fruit. . . .Henry C.Thoreau
6.Lord Chesterfield Every change of scene is a delight.David Keppel Man is born unto trouble.Nixon Waterman
431. For you only make your trouble Double . . as the sparks fly upwards. Better never trouble Trouble Until Trouble troubles you. .
Thomas Fuller It is happier to be cheated than not to trust.St.E. .Samuel Johnson Trust like the soul never returns. 5. Howe
7.” . And this be our motto. 6. at other times he thinks about other things. . a boy’s love.Syrus
3. “In God is our trust.Book of Quotations # 413
5. he should consider himself as public property.
4. .Bertrand Russell The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.Thomas Jefferson He’s mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf. a horse’s health. 6. W. 2.
Trouble that is easily recognized is half-cured. . . Francis De sales The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so.Francis Scott Key When a man assumes a public trust. .Shakespeare : King Lear It is an equal failing to trust everybody and trust nobody. Trust
1. . . or a whore’s oath. once it is gone.
1. It is better not to be than to be unhappy.Blaise Pascal
4. like beauty. .Walter Parkes
434. Better an ugly face than an ugly mind.N. Understanding
1. is only skin deep. 2. that they cannot stay quiet in their own chamber. . I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart which shall not be put out.Anatole France Be not disturbed at being misunderstood.
435.James Ellis Did you ever know of anyone who remarked that ugliness. Unhappiness
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433.Elbert Hubbard At certain ages one does not need to understand everything. . . .Chinese Proverb He who does not understand your silence will prabalely not understand your words. be disturbed rather at not being understood.Apocrypha It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.R.John Dryden I have discovered that all the unhappiness of men arises from one single fact.
5. . 2.? . Tagore
1830 All your strength is in your union.Marcus Aurelius One God. Unity
3. . United we stand. . And one far. one element. One nation. Universe
1. is in tune with me! . O universe. 2. divided we fall. 2. one heart. To which the whole creation moves. . All your danger is in discord. All for one. Union
1. evermore! .Yajur Veda See unity in diversity.Book of Quotations # 415
436. one hand.Motto of the State of Kentucky Liberty and Union.
437. The universe is one of God’s thoughts.Tennyson : The Twho Voices The whole universe is an atom in the whole. one and inseparable. . . now and forever.
4. . one land. .O. one for all. one law.
3.Schiller All that is in tune with thee.Dumas One flag. Holmes The experience of unity is the fulfilment of human efforts. .off divine event.
438. 2.W.Daniel Webster : Speech.
2. The true University of these days is a Collection of Books.Thomas Carlyle A university should be a place of light. of liberty and of learning.416 # Book of Quotations
440. And yet it is the unknown with all its disappointments and surprises that is the most enriching. which might be a shock or a disappointment or simply a little difficult to cope with. We tend not to choose the unknown.Anne Morrow Lindberg Everything unknown is magnified. . .
1. . goals or purposes that one chooses in order to give a sense of direction and meaning to one’s life : They are the integrative forces that bring about knowledge in one’s personality. Ant so are you. And violets are blue. Value
1. . Smith Values are the norms.Philomena Aqudo Your highest value is no ‘god’ but yourself. Life without vanity is almost impossible. . know nothing about human values.
443.Shakespeare : Hamlet
2.V. you are your own highest value.G.Book of Quotations # 417
441.Roy . 2. . To be your valentine. Riches adorn the dwelling. All in the morning betime.Proverb Too many men who know about financial values. Roses are red. .Leo Tolstoy
3.Anonymous To morrow is Saint Valentine’s day. And I a maid at your window. values adorn the person.
4. Sugar is sweet. . .
How very weak the very wise. too full of themselves to hold anything else. being misapplied. . called Vanity Fair.Josh Billings
1.Shakespeare : Romeo and Juliet The greatest part of human gratification opproach nearly to vice. . Vanity of Vanities! How wayward the decrees of Fate are.
3.Bunyan Oh. ‘And vice sometimes by action dignified.Samuel Johnson
And the name of that town is Vanity. and at the town there is a fair kept. .George Moore Nothing so credulous as vanity.
5. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien.Thackeray Cruelty was the vice of the ancient.St. How very small the very great are! .
444. . 6. Vanity is the last disease.
445.Pope Virtue itself turns vice. Vanity is that of the modern world.Lewis Carroll The verdict of the world is conclusive. No! No! Sentence first – verdict afterwords. . . As to be hated needs but to be seen.
4. . 2.Shakespeare Most men are like eggs.418 # Book of Quotations
2. . Verdict
447. . . 6. He marks – not that you won or lost – But how you played the game.Vince Lombardi Without victory there is no survival. Victories that are easy are cheap.
What were once vices are now the manners of the day.Winston Churchill Better a lean peace than a fat victory.Grantland Rice There are some defeats more triumphant than victories. but we do despise those who have not a single virtue. Violence defeats its own ends. 5. 4. . . Victory
1. . 6.Bulwer We do not despise all those who have vices. 5.A.Montaigne Winning isn’t everything.Proverb A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings home full members.L. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting. Violence
1.Book of Quotations # 419
4. 7. . but wanting to win is.William Hazlitt
. . . Seneca Once vice worn out makes us wiser than fifty tutors.
3. . . .La Rochefoucauld
446.Henry Ward Beecher For when the One Great Scorer comes To write against your name.Shakespeare
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1. she alone is free.
Violence is the sign of temporary weakness. we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. 3. . and such should govern. 2.Rollo May Violence arises not out of superfluity of power but out of powerlessness.Jean Jaures Deeds of violence in own society are performed largely by those trying to establish their self. and not birth.
5. Virtue alone is happiness below. .Johm Fletcher Mortals that would follow me.Shakespeare What is gained by violence must be lost before superior violence.esteem.Cicero ‘Tis virtue. too. .Rollo May Violent delights have violent ends. and to demonstrate that they. . to defend their self-image. .Pope
448. . . She can teach you how to climb….Thomas Paine Know then this truth (enough for men to know). .
.Milton When we are planning for posterity. that makes us noble. Love virtue. Great actions speak great minds. are significant. 6. Virtue is its own reward.
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6.Aristotle Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.Anonymous Virtue is learned at the mother’s knee.Shakespeare : Macbeth Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non . 14. . .. .James Gibbons What makes a nation strong is not brigades. Vision
2. you have sometimes to move away from it beyond all measurements. 10.Izaak Walton Be virtuous.Keats Reason may fail you. and you will be eccentric. . . . If you are going to do anything with life.. 15. . . . Was it a vision or a waking dream? Fled is that music : . You cannot legislate for virtue.Rig Veda
13. 11.Proverb. vice at other joints.
9. You must follow sometimes visions and dreams.do I wake or sleep? .
His virtues Will plead like angels ..
8.performance of base ones. virtues. but its citizens.Mark Twain A thanful heart is the parent of all virtues.
.Anonymous The greatest offence against virtue is to speak ill of it.William Hazlitt Virtues and sins are eternally bound together in human body.
Jonathan Swift Where there is no vision.
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.New Testament Her voice was ever soft. .Milton His voice is as the sound of many waters. . Voice
1.422 # Book of Quotations
3. and low.
5. 4. each a mighty Voice. . .Wordsworth The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love. Liberty! . It can’t be bred in captivity. Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony.Old Testment : Proverbs
450. .Villa Cather
2. the people perish. The melting voice through mazes running. They were thy chosen music.Shakespeare : King Lear Two voices are there : one is of the sea. . . In both from age to age thou didst rejoice.
4. One of the mountains.
6. an excellent thing in woman. 3. The voice is a mild thing. Gentle.La Bruyere All the intelligence and talent in the world can’t make a singer.
3.Lavater The fewer our wants. Moderation in war is imbecility. . .
8. . this explains it all. Tagore
2.Attributed To Lord Fisher
2. . He did not want the apple for apple’s sake. I have a reason to live. the lawyer’s jest.B.
452.P.Book of Quotations # 423
451. not from enjoyment to enjoyment. 6.W.B. and how vast our imaginary ones! . Emerson Worth of a thing is best known by its wants.
4. the priest’s delight. War
1.N. and no man is wanted much. Shaw Adam was but human. . They rush and hustle. How few our real wants. the nearer we resemble the gods.Mark Twain Every man is wanted.Samuel Johnson Our needs are always in a hurry. . .R. Wants
1.Proverb Life is a progress from want to want. satisfaction is death. 7.
.G. no patience for anything else but fulfilment of purpose. Shelley The essence of war is violence. the hired assassin’s trade.R. War is the statesman’s game. . he wanted it only because it was forbidden.Socrates As long as I have a want.
Charles Sumner By war’s great sacrifices. An unjust peace is better than a just war. Honour but an empty bubble. that he is slain.Thomas Hobbes War crushes.
9. all justice. . spoiled.
10. .Bonar Law (Speech before World War I) Force and frand are in war the two cardinal virtues. he sung.Sallust
. .William Ellery Channing War. War must be for the sake of peace. all that is God. 8.like in man. If war comes it will be from failure of human wisdom. In a war of ideas.John Davidson
5. .T. . . the treachery. Cicero 12.Dryden There is no such thing as an inevitable war. it is people who get killed. . In peace the sons bury their fathers.Francis Bacon 13. the murderous hand of man. Lec 14.M. all happiness. is toil and trouble. 4.
6. It is always easy to begin a war. but very difficult to stop one. . the world reduces itself.
What millions died – That Caesar might be great ! . The laws are silent in time of war. and in war the fathers bury their sons.
7. crushed by the cruelty.S.J. . 11.Campbell What distinguishes war is not that man is slain. but.424 # Book of Quotations
3. .Aristotle. the injustice. with bloody heel. .
Shakespeare : Henry VI A man may lead a horse to the water. the ignorance of the mind. . Water
1. with the passions of the body. 3.T. . .Will Rogers 17. It is only necessary to make war with five things – with the maladies of the body. . little grains of sand. 6.Proverb
2. . . Water.Hiram Johnson 18.S.
454. and dreadful so. You can’t say that civilizations don’t advance. War is a horrible thing and constantly more terrible. Coleridge We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. . . that unless it is ended. Weakness
5. but he connot make him drink. make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land.Lucretius Little drops of water. Not any drop to drink. .Persion Proverb
.Thomas Fuller The fall of dropping water wears away the stone.Book of Quotations # 425
15. .Herbert George Wells 16. for in every war they kill you a new way. . it will certainly end human society. and to speak when it is proper to be silent. Two things indicate weakness – to be silent when it is proper to speak. 4. The first causality when war comes is truth. with the sedition of the city and the disorder of families. water every where.Pythagoras
453.Julia Carney Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep.
.Richard Hovey When wealth is neither enjoyed by oneself nor given to deserving persons.Benjamin Franklin Riches either serve or govern the possessor. Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
We that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak. Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul. 6. and cotton and gold. wealth too whirls the foolish men into eddies of pride and haughtiness. .Percy Bysshe Shelley Just as a river produces a series of swirling waves during the rains. .Horace The wealth of nations is men. All wealth is the product of labour.Locke
. .Thoreau No man can serve two masters – ye cannot serve God and Mammon. .
9. .New Testament
455. . not sik.
8. 5.Shri Ram
2.Kural Wealth is a power usurped by the few to compel the many to labour for their benefit.
10.Bible Wealth is not his that has it. .Andrew Carnegie Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Wealth
1. . . but his that enjoys it.426 # Book of Quotations
2. . the possessor becomes a disease to the society.
Shakespeare You are as welcome as flowers in May.The Bible 13.Thomas Fuller
458. The love of money is the root of all evil.Book of Quotations # 427
11. . but marriage is an achievement.Sri Aurobindo 14. Chesteron 15.G. 3. . .Benjamin Franklin Change of weather is the discourse of fools. . All wealth belongs to the Divine and those who hold it are trustees. . 2. Everybody talks about the weather.
457. His worth is warrant for his welcome. Wedding
1.Charles D. . not possessors. A good wife and health are a man’s best wealth. A wedding is an event. . one must be stupid enough to want it. but nobody does anything about it. .K.William Godwin 12. .Thomas Fuller
456. Warner Some are weather wise. . some are otherwise. Welcome
1.Charles Mackin A constant guest is never welcome. .Thomas Fuller
. Hereditary wealth is in reality a premium paid to idleness. 3. To he clear enough to get all the money. .
Will. . 3. . Like keys of some great instrument.
’Tis sweet to hear the watchdog’s honest bark Bay deep mouth of welcome as we draw near home. Wind of the western sea.Victor Hugo Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate.Anonymous Will. . I hear the wind among the trees Playing celestial symphonies. there is a way. 2. 6.Longfellow : A Day of Summer Sweet and low. Low. I see the branches downward bent.
. breathe and blow. 4.Byron
459. they lack will.Old Testament
2. .Thomas Mann The limit of man’s achievement is his will. and they shall reap the whirlwind.428 # Book of Quotations
4. One can not increase it by a single ounce. .Goethe People do not lack strength.Tennyson For they have sown the wind. . . and she is fate. low.
460. . . Will-Power
1.English Proverb He who is firm in will moulds the world to himself.Cesare Pavese
5.power is only the tensile strength of one’s own disposition. Wind
1. Wind of the western sea.
3. sweet and low. . Where there’s a will.
Thomas Gray A wise son maketh a glad father. . . . Losers.The Bible
463. I wish I was a movie. 3. 2. and I am.
The Devil sends the wicked wind To blow our skirts knee high. No man is born wise. on the other hand. You challenging it. . Every time you win. Winner and loser
1. . or what they can’t do. Wise
2. so as not to be miserable from very happiness.
3. ‘tis folly to be wise. They rarely enjoy doing what they’re doing.Proverb Where ignorance is bliss. Wish and wisher
1. Herbert Leave something to wish for. . it diminishes the fear a little bit. you keep. I wish That life was like the movies are. .P.Arthur Ash Losers spend time explaining why they lost.Denis Waitley
2. You never really cancel the fear of losing. I wish I hadn’t broke that dish. Losers spend their lives thinking about what they’re going to do.star.Anonymous
461.Eric Berne The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can. concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done.A.Book of Quotations # 429
4. I wish a lot of things. I will. .
462. But God is just and sends the dust To blind the bad man’s eyes. .
La Rochefoucauld There is wisheful thinking in hell as well as on the earth.Noel Coward Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education. .
It is well that we know not all our wishes. . . 6.George Meredith
3.William Hazlitt True wit is nature to advantage dress’d. Wit is the salt of conversation. .
8. .C. . do often cut their owner’s fingers. 4. 5. What oft as thought. never spread it about like marmalade. . not the food. . Lewis If a man could have half his wishes.
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3. . a witty beauty is a power.Benjamin Franklin
464.S.William Hazlitt Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their marriage were not perceived to have any relation. Wit
1. he would double his troubles. .Shakespeare : Twelfth Night Sharp wits. .Thomas Fuller Wit ought to be glorious treat. like sharp knives. .Mark Twain A witty woman is a treasure. express’d.
7.Arrowsmith The more wit. 2.
5. and the most common among the educated.
. 4. the less courage. like caviare. but ne’er so well.Pope Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
6. . .Book of Quotations # 431
465. A man who desires to get married should know either everything or nothing.Mark Twain Man has his will – but woman has her way.Holmes It is God who makes woman beautiful.Oscar Wilde
. Some material apparently.B. and no man. . .
7.La Rochefoucauld 9. Wit an Humour – if any difference it is in duration of lightning and electric light.Remy de Gourmont 8. . it is the devil who makes her pretty.Victor Hugo The man who enters his wife’s dressing room is either a philosopher or a fool.Oscar Wilde 11. but one is vivid and can do damage – the other fools along and enjoys elaboration.
5.Balzac I have always thought that every woman should marry.Disraeli A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy. In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.G.Frost
2. . 3. .
Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands. . . Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter in every six months. . One kind of happiness is to know exactly at what point to be miserable. and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. Shaw 10. Wit and humour
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12. Henry 18. . . If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone. “I will never consent . and much repented. .Consented. The only way to understand a woman is to love her and then it isn’t necessary to understand her. . Most women like small children enjoy saying ‘no’. Few women are dump enough to listen to reason. they’d never marry. Fineger 20. . There is not room for a pin to go.Sydney Harris 22. . like idiots.W.Mignon McLaughlin 15.Socrates
. Women love the simpler things in life–men. .Cervantes 14. and philosophy begins in wonder. Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little. and most men. . . Wonder is the feeling of a philosopher. She would rather talk to a man than a angel. A little while she strove.Samuel Johnson 16. .Byron
466. I expect that woman will be the last thing civilized by man.O. And whispering. take them seriously. Wonder
1. There is no load heavier than a light woman. Holmes 13.William Feather 17.George Meredith 19. Between a woman’s ‘Yes’ and ‘No’.J. A woman never forgets her sex.O.Cervantes 21.
.Mother Teresa Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all. but hard words bruise the heart of a child. . Longfellow Kind words can be short and easy to speak. .
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6. 5.New Testament : Matthew A torn jacket is soon mended. Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. . But made not any thing at all So beautiful as words.R.Rudyard Kipling By the words thou shalt be condemend. . and where they most abound. God wove a web of loveliness Of clouds and stars and birds. Branch Words are like leaves.W. .Thomas Carlyle Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science.H. 3. wonder deepens. 4. .W.
8.Winston Churchill The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
3. . but their echoes are truly endless.Pope Words are the most powerful drug used by mankind. . Words
1. 4.Thomas Jefferson A word to the wise is sufficient. Emerson As knowledge increases. .Terence
2. . .Charles Moeghan
All words are pegs to hang ideas on. Beecher 20. my thoughts remain below : Words without thoughts never arise to heaven go. . . . . obscure everything. Words.George Herbert 15.Joseph Joubert 14.Old English Rhym
.Stuart Chase 17. . . The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.Shakespeare : Hamlet 11.434 # Book of Quotations
10. Words fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. My words fly up. but words once spoken never die.H. Quarrels ends. .African Proverb 16. A very great part of the mischiefs that vex this world arise from words. . like grasses. Words are what hold society together. they do not make clear. Men of few words are the best men. shortest words – ‘yes’ and ‘no’ – are those which require the most thought.W. .Shakespeare 18.Proverb 19.Edmund Burke 12. . Good words are worth much and cost little. But words can never harm me. .Mark Twain 21. .Pythagoras 13. Sticks and stones may break my bones. The oldest.
Something attempted.Carlyle The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness.Aristotle I like work : it fascinates me.
7. . 9. let him ask no other blessedness. . or songs.
3. . 2. . or canals. Work and workforce
1. I love to keep it by me : the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. . I can sit and look at it for hours. . to each according to his need. 2. or status.
. something done.Ralph Waldo Emerson Einstein’s Three Rules of Work : 1. one is always unhappy in life.
4. Work – work – work Till the eyes are heavy and dim. 3. or broadswords. Out of clutter find simplicity.Book of Quotations # 435
468.Thomas Hood Each morning sees some task begun. If one does not love work. . In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Has earned a night’s repose.Longfellow From each according to his abilities.
5. whether it be to make baskets. Each evening sees it close.Karl Marx : The German Ideology Blessed is he who has found his work.Jerome K.The Mother Work – work – work Till the brain begins to swim. . . From discord find harmony.
6.Albert Einstein Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Mary Kay Ash
469. If you want creative workers. and the square men have got into the round holes. .
. give them enough time to play. . a tragedy to those who feel. .John Cleese 13.
5.Goldoni This world is like a board with holes in it. and round into the square.R.David Grayson 11. but he loves me when I sing. but of little use to him who cannot read it.436 # Book of Quotations
10. . World
1. .Bishop Berkeley Half the world does not know how the other half lives. they will honour and serve you. Tagore
12. And all the men and women merely players.Horace Walpole All the world’s a stage. but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.Shakespeare : As you Like It
3. The world is moved along not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes. 4. The world is a beautiful book. God respects me when I work. .Helen Keller 14.Rabelais This world is a comedy to those who think.N. . . Happiness I have discovered is nearly always a rebound from hard work. . . If you honour and serve the people who work for you. We treat our people like royalty.
surprises – and God made it all! . . their colours.Ludwig Wittgenstein
470. Changes. Bosomed in yon green hills alone – . Good. .R.W. Where tears are hung on every tree.C. The world is whatever is the case. . You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
. Emerson 11.
2.Chaucer But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes. The shape of things. Browning The world is but a thoroughfare full of woe.Elbert Hubbard The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything. 9. I am going to my own hearth – stone. Writer and writing
1. Lichtenberg. And we but pilgrims passing to and fro.R. They simply write the things they think other folks think they think. . . Writers seldom write the things they think. proud world! I’m going home.
3. . Death is an end of every worldly sore.
However you’re a man. you’ve seen the world – The beauty and the wonder and the power.Thomas Hood
7.G.bye.Walter Bagehot Bad writers are those who try to express their own feeble ideas in the language of good ones.Franklin The world! – it is a wilderness. . lights and shades.Book of Quotations # 437
6.George Bernard Shaw 12. .
J.W. Somerset Maugham An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation.R. E.Disraeli
5. . The pen is the tongue of the mind. the critics of the next. but because they put what they have to say as if it had never been said before. . .Cervantes 11.
6. You write with ease to show your breeding. But easy writing’s curst hard reading. As those move easiest who have learn’d to dance. It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing.M. and the schoolmasters of ever afterwards. . . Forster The trouble with our younger authors is that they are all in the sixties.
8. Scott Fitzerald The most original authors are not so because they advance what is new.F.B.
10.Pope 13.W.438 # Book of Quotations
4. . It is also his most difficult task. not chance. . . Goethe The author who speaks about own looks is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children. but couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.
The most original thing a writer can do is write like himself.Robertson Davies Creative writers are always greater than the cause that they represent. Sheridan
12. . True ease in writing comes from art.
White 17. write. Then it becomes a mistress.Book of Quotations # 439
14. it is a toy and an amusement. No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader’s intelligence. Thoreau 18. . Reading maketh a full man. .Leo Tolstoy 19. Writing is an adventure.E. Biting my truant pen. …. To begin with. Whatever sentence will bear to be read twice. we may be sure was thought twice.Francis Bacon 16. then it become a tyrant. or whose attitude is patronizing.Epictetus
. look in thy heart and write. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude. .H. conference a ready man.Winston Churchill 20. you kill the monster and fling him to the public. beating myself for spite : Fool! Said my Muse to me. . . If you wish to be a writer.B. then it becomes a master.Sir Philip Sidney 15. .D. . I can’t understand how anyone can write without rewriting everything over and over again. and writing an exact man.
Shakespeare : Macbeth
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471. across the snow : The year is going. Emerson Ring out the old. let him go. To sport would be as tedious as to work.A.E.
. .Juvenal Young men have more virtue than old men. Year
1. . Ring happy bells. .W. ‘Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away. And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death.
474. . they have more generous sentiments in every respect. Youth
2. . Young
1. . To make up a year And a sphere. 2. If all the year were playing holidays. ..Samuel Johnson The glory of young men is their strength. Ring out the false. ring in the true.Shakespeare All sorts of things and weather Must be taken in together.and – twenty I heard a wise man say. ring in the new.Proverb When I was one . Be gentle with the young. .R.
And youth comes to us wanting to know what we may propose to do about a society that hurts so many of them.
4. Peach We think our fathers fools. 10. for age will rule itself. . Have pity – and remember How soon thy roses die. 14. Roosevelt
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3. so wise we grow : Our wiser sons.Byron Youth comes but once in a lifetime. . 11. no doubt will think us so. O young man. 13.Scottish Proverb Flaming youth has become flaming question. and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth.Pope Youth is looking for new answer – so thy can question them. has a brilliance of its own. . .Longfellow Ah! Happy years! Once more who would not be a boy! .Old Testament O youth with song and laughter.Benjamine Disraeli Youth. aspirations.Franklin D.Victor Hugo Rule youth well.
12.A. . . Go not so lightly by.
5.Southey The days of our youth are the days of our glory. even in its sorrows. . the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. . . in thy youth. 8.
7. .Longfellow There is a feeling of eternity in youth.
9. dreams … .W.Lord Byron How beautiful is youth! how bright it With its illusions. To be young is to be one of the immortal gods.Walt Kelly Live as long as you may.
It is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing. 7. .Proverb All true zeal for God is zeal also for love.G. Zeal
1.Thomas Fuller Zeal is very blind.E.R.Galations IV Zeal is fit only for wise men.Thomas Fuller Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.442 # Book of Quotations
5.M.Quesnel Blind zeal can only do harm. . Lightwer Zeal without tolerance is fanaticism. 4. or badly regulated. . 6. mercy and goodness. but is mostly found in fools. . when it encroaches upon the rights of others.
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