Points to Ponder

Compiled By Priti Ranjan Sarkar

1) "Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity...."(Albert Einstein) 2) Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think. 3) The secret of happiness and success of people is that they love their duty. 4) Humility and honesty can make us survive even in the worst period of our life. 5) Fortune favours the prepared mind.

6) Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it. 7) "...People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care..." 8) It is not how much we do but how well we do that is important. 9) If you can do something with your eyes closed, its time to find something new. 10) He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. 11) "How could some one have it all and still be unhappy ? Because no matter how good it is, you could always focus on something that isn't perfect or doesn't match your expectations, and that is ultimate failure in life. Success ! No matter how bad it is, always focussing on part of life that is causing growth and happiness. And that is called ultimate success"...Milton Ericsson 12) 13) It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument Let us make our life a Mission. Not an intermission.

14) The ladder of success is always crowded at the bottom and never at the top. 15) "The greatest belief in this world is that from any situations I can draw the meaning which empowers me. Any thing you feel good or bad is not the actual experience of life but rather its interpretation of what things mean. Remember, no thing in life has meaning except the meaning you give it. So, if you don't like the feeling change the meaning"...Anthony Robbins 16) Atheist proclaimed-"God is nowhere.His brother replied-"God is now here" 17) Discover the joy of work.Those who are pre-occupied with avoiding work miss much of the real fun in living. 18) As long as the trunk is firm, worry not over the branches swaying to the wind. - Chinese proverb. 19) Our greatest human endowment is the ability to reframe and reinterprete a difficult circumstance in a more enlightned and empowering way. Dogs cannot do this Cats cannot do this. Monkeys cannot do this. This gift belongs only to us and is part of what makes us human. Blaming our circumstances for the way we feel is nothing more than excusing ourselves.-Dr Richard Bandler 20) Let us treat the earth well.It was not given to us by your parents,it was loaned to us by our children. 21) The Almighty gives what we need, not what we want. And our needs are decided on the basis our deeds. 22) Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. (Charles Dickens) 23) 24) Good manners are made of petty sacrifices. Let us not poison our future with the pains of the past.

25) No man is happy without a goal, and no man can be happy without faith in his own ability to reach that goal. 26) Effectiveness is doing the RIGHT THINGS. Efficiency is doing THINGS RIGHT. 27) Today's efforts create tomorrow's results. So what we do today is important. 28) Brave people have brave heart. Great people have great inner dialogues. Brave people interpret the situations in a way which make them to fight and win. Coward people have coward thoughts. Average people have average inner dialogues.Coward people interpret the situations in a way which make them to seek asylum in their comfort zones.-King William Of Holland 29) Values and Virtues are not hereditary: they are to be learned and hard earned. 30) If the going seems easy, it means we are going downhill Anonymous 31) 32) 33) Life is what we make by our thoughts. Strength is not power over, but power within. If we don't act on life, life will act on us.

34) Value of a relation is not that how much one feels happy with someone, but it is the emptiness that one feels without someone. 35) Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hardwork. 36) There are two types of failures; those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought - Laurence J Peter 37) The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in War.

38) A positive thinker does not refuse to recognise the negative but he refuses to dwell on the negative 39) Your every single thought is creating your reality in every moment. 40) Tough Times don't last, Tough Men do.

41) Some people make hassles out of nothing and other people make hassles into nothing 42) A Leader is one who leads his people where they need to go. But a great leader is one who leads his people where they may not necessarily need to go but ought to go. 43) Listen and silent are two words with same alphabets and are very important for friendship because only a friend can listen to us when we are silent. 44) Faith is to believe in what we donot see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe. 45) "The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can; to act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us. In the hundred-yard race the winner doesn't cross the tape line a dozen strides ahead of the field. He wins by inches. So we find it in ordinary business life. The big things that come our way are seldom the result of long thought or careful planning, but rather they are the fruit of seed planted in the daily routine of our work." -William Feather 46) A Goal is a dream with deadline.

47) Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven…..(Rabindranath Tagore) 48) Nothing can be changed by changing face, but everything can be changed by facing change.

49) Immerse in work. Work banishes three things: boredom, vice and poverty. 50) "You carry on no matter what are the obstacles. You simply refuse to give up - and, when the going gets tough, you get tougher. And, you win." -Vince Lombardi. 51) "An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding" - R.L. Stevenson 52) "Reading to mind is what exercise is to the body" -Richard Steele 53) A man without wisdom is like a king without kingdom.

54) Faith is the substance of things hoped for; the evidence of things not seen....Bible 55) "I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self..." Aristotle 56) 57) The less one talks, the more we are listened to. Anger is one letter short of danger.

58) We live with our thoughts; so let us be careful what our thoughts are 59) Let us try to get the thing we want or else we will be forced to like the thing we get. 60) Don't wait for a fall to remember the advice. Don't wait for pain to believe in prayer. Don't wait for the best job to begin your work. Start now and make life wonderful always. 61) Motivation is all about finding out the need inside a person, which,if satisfied, will make him exert higher levels of efforts. 62) It is far better to be worth more than we are paid, than to be paid more than our worth.

63) "If you cannot win, make the one ahead of you break the record." Jan McKeithen 64) The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. 65) "Great works are performed not by strength, but with perseverance" -Anonymous 66) Knowledge is Power which can only be enlightened in us by our inner consciousness and awareness towards society. 67) The best way to appreciate our job is to imagine ourselves without it. 68) Ability is what we are capable of doing. Motivation determines what we do. Attitude determines how well we do it. 69) Dreams are where achievements were born.

70) A group becomes a team when all members are sure enough of themselves and their contributions to praise the skill of others. 71) A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! 72) Accept change. "We’re never the same; notice how you’re called to write something entirely different about a topic you responded to weeks or months ago." -- Patrice Vecchione 73) How much better it is to weep at joy than to joy at weeping!! (Shakespeare in 'Much Ado About Nothing") 74) "Hope is the dream of a waking man" -Aristotle

75) The best development of a person depends on three teachers.First is Mother; second is Education; and the third is Environment

76) The best kind of friend is one with whom you sit on a bench saying nothing and when you get up and go, you feel you have had the best conversation of your life. 77) A good way to change someone's attitude is to change our own because the same sun that melts butter also hardens clay. 78) People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.- Dr. Allan Fromme 79) Let us be like a bee in the garden. Bee takes only sweet and gives only sweet. 80) Our perceptions limit our achievements, in order to achieve big, we should have matching perceptions. 81) We will wonder what we can achieve, only if we don't care who takes the credit. 82) We teach little by what we say, We teach more by what we do, We teach most by what we are. 83) To realise the value of one year, ask one who failed in exam; one month, ask one who has not received salary; one week, ask one who stayed in relative's home; one day, ask one who is in fasting; one hour, ask one who is waiting for his/her lover/beloved;one minute, ask one who has just missed the bus; one second, ask one who has escaped from an accident; ...every moment is a treasure. yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is a gift, so we call it PRESENT... 84) "It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed." Napoleon Hill 85) "Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances"Thomas Jefferson 86) The positive attitude that will prove to be a Be Happy Attitude is an option that is open to every person. It is a way of mercy and

forgiveness - choosing to react positively and hopefully to whatever negative experiences that may befall us. 87) Pray as if everything depends on God. Work as if everything depends on us. 88) One minute of angriness may take away 60 seconds of happiness. 89) 90) Efforts may fail, but we should not fail to make efforts. We cannot always oblige but we can always speak obligingly.

91) There are no real failures in life, only results. There are no true tragedies,only lessons. There are no problems, only opportunities waiting to be recognised as solutions by the person of wisdom. 92) Every moment is glorious for positive and hard working people. 93) It takes less time to do a thing right than it takes to explain why you did something wrong. 94) Night is longer than day for those who dream and day is longer than night for those who make their dreams come true. So let us have a longer day. 95) Everything in the world has got its own beauty but not everyone sees it. As Shakespeare has quoted, a lover will be able to find beauty in Ethiopian's eyebrows. 96) There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. 97) If you see a person without smile, give him yours.

98) The worth of the world is measured in terms of the values we profess and posses. More than inventions and innovations, wealth or power, our thoughts and values can save or sink the world.

99) Footprints on sand are not made by sitting..We will have to move to leave an impression. 100) Relationship requires a willingness to open yourself up and to trust. 101) "The only thing that stands between a person and what they want from life is often the will to try it and the faith to believe it's possible."....(Rich Davos) 102) Contentment comes when we try to look at those who are less fortunate than we are. 103) A perfect life is inspired by Love and guided by Knowledge. 104) There are two ways of being happy : We may either diminish our wants or augment our means. But if we are wise , will do both. 105) Lucky means who got the opportunity. Brilliant means who create the opportunity. Winner means who use the opportunity. 106) Practicing peace is an active process and working hard is a peaceful practice. 107) The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. 108) Happiness is not something you have in your hands, it’s something you carry in your heart. 109) To punish is human, to pardon is divine- Peter Johnson. 110) The glory of life is Not in ‘never falling’; The true glory consists in ‘rising each time we fall’ - Swami Chimayananda. 111) It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well…Rene Descartes

112) Your sympathy may bring a smile and console a person in difficulties but your emphathy may altogether change that person's life for good. 113) Doing nothing is better than being busy in doing nothing. 114) We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an Act but a Habit - Aristotle 115) Forgiving is the most glorious revenge. 116) No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted…. (Aesop) 117) There is no greatness where there is no simplicity. (M.K. Gandhi) 118) When you wake up in the morning, you have two choices, go back to your dreams, or chase those dreams. 119) Infinite patience, infinite purity and infinite perservance are the secret of success in a good cause. - Swami Vivekanand. 120) Few things in life are more difficult for some of us than admitting mistakes 121) Each day that we inspire ourselves becomes an asset for our future. 122) Every creature of the universe is a teacher in one way or the other...be it an ant or an elephant or even a jackal they teach us something to learn. 123) One who does not have self-confidence cannot have confidence on others too. 124) Every soul is a sun covered over with clouds of ignorance, the difference between soul and soul is due to the difference in the density of these layers of clouds. SWAMI VIVEKANAND

125) A sign of a celebrity is often that his name is worth more than his services…(Daniel Boorstin) 126) The man with a cluttered table has a cluttered mind. When our environment is disorderly our mind is disorderly. 127) '.....We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved....." (Anon) 128) "....The traveller sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see....(G.K.Chesterton) 129) Most of the suffering in the world is not because of violence of bad people, but because of silence of good people. 130) We are making bombs and we are preparing countless tombs. 131) The most difficult thing in the World is to put one's words into actions. 132) He who seeks rest finds boredom....He who seeks work finds rest. 133) The function of education is to help yourself all the time…. (Jiddu Krishnamurti) 134) Some are born great;some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. (William Shakespeare) 135) A bad new idea is always better than good old idea...(Berlolt Brecht) 136) “..The most popular Tinkle character has to be Suppandi. I feel children are always being pushed to work harder or spend more time on their studies….and they’re always being compared to their neighbour’s child, relative’s child, or classmates. Children have more than enough of that. So they love to read about someone who never succeeds.." (Anant Pai of Children comics “Amar Chitra Katha” and Tinkle fame)

137) The first step to knowledge is to know that we are ignorant 138) It is strange that we never know what we got till it is gone. 139) The greatest cunning is to have none at all….(Carl Sandburg) 140) We love ourself evenafter doing many mistakes... Then how can we hate others for thier small mistakes. So try to love every one. 141) Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.. (B.F.Skinner) 142) A great writer, so to speak, a second Government in the country. And for that reason no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones…(Alexander Solzhenitsyn) 143) I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand....Confucius 144) Every one knows dancing,but dancing FOR happiness is different from dancing OUT OF happiness. One makes you tired in the end, another blissful 145) Justice is truth in action. (Benjamin Disraeli) 146) It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them… (Alfred Adler) 147) Literature… becomes the living memory of the Nation… (Alexander Solzhenitsyn) 148) The reality of life speaks to us in silence. 149) Experience comes by accepting responsibility, age is only incidental. 150) To kill time is not a murder, it is a suicide. (William James)

151) Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance….(Rober Benchley) 152) Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light somewhere nearby 153) "....It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do....."(Jerome K Jerome) 154) "....We have lost people-to-people contact. All you have to do is knock on your neighbour’s door and ask them to come over. That way, you will probably have a more entertaining Sunday….. "(Nandini Sardesai, Sociologist commenting on the importance of social networking) 155) “….We do our duties minimally for a monetary return with all the accompanying privileges as a matter of right. We do not perform them with a sense of responsibility and commitment. We focus on the minimum job required. This is the real tragedy…."(Kiran Bedi) 156) How we see things outside us depends on how things are inside us. A hundred rupees note looks so big inside a temple and so small when we go to a restaurant. 157) Our mind is like a magnet. Magnet attracts iron but not gold . Similarly, our mind attracts impure thoughts easily than pure thoughts. ' 158) There is no right time for doing wrong things, and there is no wrong time for doing right things. 159) War does not determine who is right- only who is left....(Bertrand Russell) 160) Greed is like a salt water; the more we drink , more thirst we are 161) If a man says that he loves God , but hates his neighbour; he is a liar.When he can not love a man whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen ? "-- BIBLE

162) The worst bankrupt in the world is the man who has lost faith. 163) Character is that what you are in the dark. 164) It is more meaningful to do a little today than to live in the vain hope of doing something meritorious in some unknown future. 165) Style is the clothing for one's thoughts and a well dressed thought like a well dressed person makes an impact 166) Wise are silent. Clever speak. Stupid argue. 167) When a man is in trouble, he prays to God. But when God bestows on him a favour , he says that it came through his intelligence "- - holy QUR'AN 168) The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thought....(Locke) 169) One proof is better than ten arguments 170) " We become a JUDGE when others make mistakes , and a LAWYER when we make mistakes ". 171) Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.....(Gautam Buddha) 172) " If God were to punish men for their wrong deeds, no living beings would have been left on earth " ...... holy QUR'AN 173) "....We can't solve problems with the same thinking we used when creating them....(Albert Einstein) 174) Let my schooling does not come in the way of my education….(Ravindranath Tagore) 175) The greatest danger of success is that people become superstitious.It's here that decay starts.-Anthony Robbins

176) Books are the keys to wisdom treasure; Books are the gates to the lands of pleasure; Books are the paths that lead upwards, Books are the friends. Come let us read. 177) The integrity of the people is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions. 178) Pollution is nothing but contamination of mother nature by human nature. 179) 'Know God, Know Peace; No God, No Peace.. 180) A Known Enemy is better than a False Friend 181) A fine is the TAX for doing wrong things , and the tax is the FINE for doing only right things. 182) Temptation usually comes in through a door that has been deliberately left open.--- Arnold Glasow 183) You cannot have all that you want if you remain the person you are. To get more from life, you need to be more in life. Acquire skills no one else has. Read books no one else is reading. Think thoughts no one else is thinking...Dr John Grinder 184) Man comes into this world without his consent and leaves it against his will. 185) Things are to be used and People are to be loved, but problem arises when Things are loved and People are used. 186) Death is nothing but only change of Dress (Body) and Address (Place of Rebirth) 187) Life is a wonderful proposition but the first 100 years are the toughest. 188) One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important….(Bertrand Rusell)

189) "Opportunity is never lost; but grabbed by someone else!" 190) The difference between a bee and even the worst architect is that the architect erects a structure in the mind before translating it into reality….(Karl Marx) 191) I think, therefore, I am….(Descartes) 192) Be just and fear not. (Shakespeare in Henry VIII) 193) "No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humour”…(Samuel Taylor Coleridge) 194) "Nothing is permanent except change" –Herodotus 195) Fastest path to know 'who we are' is the path through 'who we are not'. 196) We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen twice as much as we speak. 197) We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. 198) Death is not the greatest loss in life..Greatest loss is what dies inside us while we are alive. 199) We should not take any decisions when we are angry and we should not make any promises when we are happy. 200) A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves. 201) Individuals who have maintained a safe, stable, consistent environment have rarely achieved greatness. 202) "The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind." -William James 203) Enjoy Your Work; Plan Your Fun.

204) Seven qualities of leadership: Enthusiasm, Integrity,Toughness, Fairness, Warmth, Humility, Confidence. 205) 90% of what they read (10%), hear(20%), see done(30%), explain(50%) and do themselves. 206) Winners never quit; quitters never win. 207) There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so-William Shakespeare 208) Leadership tips: a) Fix the problem, not the blame b) Tell people what you want, not how to do it c) Manage the function, not the paperwork d) Don't DO Anything (plan, organise, control and direct), e) Get out of your office (MBWA) f) Delegate the easy stuff g) Don't get caught up in 'looking good' h) Learn from the mistakes of others i) Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-based) j) Set an example k) You Can't Listen With Your Mouth Open (Remember, the only thing that can come out of your mouth is something you already know. Shut up and learn) l) Leaders create change (If you are not making changes, you are not leading) m) Anyone can steer the ship in calm waters. Plan ahead for the downturn n) You have to make a difference. 209) Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it --Henry Ford 210) If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.--Anonymous 211) A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance--Benjamin Disraeli 212) To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illuminated mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light. ---Ralph Waldo Emerson

213) Your every single thought is creating your reality in every moment. 214) Each of us sees in others what we carry in our own hearts.-Ralph Waldo Emerson 215) The world needs leaders… Who use their influence at right times for right reasons Who take a little greater share of the blame and a little smaller share of the credit Who lead themselves successfully before attempting to lead others Who continue to search the best answer, not the familiar one Who add value to the people and organisation they lead Who work for the benefit of others, and not for personal gain Who handle themselves with their heads and handle others with their hearts Who know the way, go the way, and show the way Who inspire and motivate rather than intimidate and manipulate Who live with people to know their problems and live with God in order to solve them Who realise that their dispositions are more important than their positions Who mould opinions instead of following opinion polls Who understand that an institution is a reflection of their character Who never place themselves above others except in carrying responsibilities Who will be as honest in small things as in great things Who discipline themselves so that they will not be disciplined by others Who encounter setbacks and turn them into comebacks Who follow a moral compass that points in the right direction regardless of the trends 216) A mind out of control will play tricks on you. Directed, it’s your greatest friend.--Anonymous

217) Ask and you will receive. Seek and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you.--Matthew 7:7 218) Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.--Aldous Huxley 219) Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 220) Some men see things as they are, and say, ` Why ?’ I dream of things that never were, and say, `Why not ?’ ------- George Bernard Shaw 221) Vision is the art of seeing things invisible. 222) You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.--Charles Buxton 223) Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up. -Rev. Jesse Jackson 224) One kind word can warm three winter months. --Japanese Proverb 225) Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful.---Malcolm Forbes 226) Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ----Henry Ford 227) Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life. ----Chinese Proverb 228) It is better to train ten people, than to do the work of ten people. But it is harder. ----Moody

229) Plenty of people miss their share of happiness. Not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it. -----William Feather 230) There are two kinds of mistakes: mistakes that come from trying too hard and mistakes that come from not trying hard enough. 231) Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. --Warren Buffet 232) Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. --Helen Keller 233) He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. ----Ben Franklin 234) Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure. ----Thomas Edison 235) The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ----Martin Luther King, Jr. 236) Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get. ----Anonymous 237) The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking ----John Kenneth Galbraith 238) To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man. ---Alan Paton 239) Patience and Perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. ---John Quincy Adams 240) A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. ---John F. Kennedy

241) Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ----Mahatma Gandhi 242) The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort-Colin Powell 243) The real purpose of reading is not to accumulate knowledge but to use it 244) Karuna or Compassions includes the ability and willingness to forgive. (Mahatma Budha) 245) Identify yourself with your potential, not with negativity. 246) Never forget that only dead fish swim with the tide. 247) The character of a man is an only asset . His flesh is not useful to anyone, his bone not fit for any ornament and his skin is not fit for the drum ". -- - - - - Sant Kabir 248) More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of.... Alfred Tennyson 249) Forgiveness is first among virtues of Righteousness. (Lord Mahavira) 250) We can win many quarrels by simply submitting than by fighting. 251) Winners recognise their limitations, but focus on their strengths, losers recognise their strengths, but focus on their weaknesses. 252) Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.....(Gabriel Garcia Marquez) 253) Those who decline to rule are liable to be ruled over by less capable.

254) Smooth roads never make good drivers, smooth sea never make good sailors, clear skies never make good pilots, problem free life never makes a strong and good person. Be strong enough to accept the challenges of life. Don't ask life "Why me?", instead say "Try me!!" 255) First deserve, then desire. 256) "Life is a journey. In this journey, the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip"-Daniel L. Reardon 257) The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what generations have done 258) What we enjoy today is the fruits of labour of our elders. Today, we have to lay the seeds to make our next genration to enjoy the fruits. 259) ".....We should co-operate and win co-operation. Alone, one cannot even kill a rat, but with co-operation we can move mountains...." 260) '' It is always better to fail while doing something than to excel in doing nothing ". 261) Decision-making is easy if there are no contradictions in your value system. (Robert H. Schuller) 262) A prudent person profits from his own experience while a wise man benefits from the experience of others. Let us learn from the experience of others, 263) One never gets a second chance to make a good first impression. 264) Happiness doesn't come from the possession of things but from the appreciation of things.

265) Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man. Religon is the manifestation of the divinity in man. 266) "Success, when viewed with a positive mental attitude, is a process. It is a journey - not the destination. Success is never ending, failure is never final"--- (Robert Schuller) 267) Strength does not come from bones and muscles, it comes from an indomitable will. (M.K. Gandhi) 268) A man is what he thinks about all day long 269) Count your life by tears;but not by years. 270) One machine can do the work of fifty ORDINARY men, but no machine can do the work of one EXTRA-ORDINARY man. That is why a man can make fifty machines , but fifty machines can not make one man. 271) Problem can either make you or break you. The hammer that breaks glass can shape steel. Its upto us to be GLASS or STEEL....(Anonymous) 272) There is always a choice about the way you do your work, even if there is no choice about the work itself 273) You have to take it as it happens,but you should try to make it happen the way you want to take it.(German Proverb) 274) Kindness, like grains increases by sowing. 275) One of the most durable satisfactions in life is to engage oneself in one's work 276) Instead of rating the man by his performances, we rate too frequently the performances by the man....(Samuel Johnson) 277) I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about far as we do. They go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,

going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far. 278) Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with intention of throwing it at someone else; but you are the one who gets burned. 279) What we do today is very important because we are exchanging one day of our life for it. 280) The best rose bush is not the one with fewest thorns, but which produces the finest roses. 281) I find that the hard I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson 282) Happiness is like a BUTTERFLY,the more you chase it,the more it will elude you,but if you turn your attention to other things, it comes and softly sits on your shoulder. 283) The best ornament is humility.The richest wealth is wisdom.The strongest weapon is patience.The best security is faith.The most effective tonic is laughter. 284) A man without PRINCIPLE never draws much INTEREST. 285) If we are not humble, we will tumble. 286) Experience is a hard teacher, because she gives test first; lesson afterwards. 287) Forget anger towards all who have offended you. From anger springs a multitude of wrongs. 288) To the world you just might be one PERSON, but to one person you might be the whole WORLD. 289) When we acquire wealth we feel the need to protect it, but when we acquire knowledge we feel the need to share it.

290) We live in deeds, not years. 291) Silence is the best way to keep away from problems. Smile is a powerful tool to avoid many problems. So always have a silent smile. 292) Character is who you are when no one is watching. 293) "...One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." ..(Bertrand Russell) 294) WHEN I ASKED GOD FOR STRENGTH, HE GAVE ME DIFFICULT SITUATION TO FACE. WHEN I ASKED GOD FOR BRAINS, HE GAVE ME PUZZLED IN LIFE TO SOLVE. WHEN I ASKED GOD FOR HAPPINESS, HE SHOWED ME SOME UNHAPPY PEOPLE. WHEN I ASKED GOD FOR WEALTH, HE SHOWED ME HOW TO WORK HARD. WHEN I ASKED GOD FOR FAVOURS, HE SHOWED ME OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK HARD. WHEN I ASKED GOD FOR PEACE, HE SHOWED ME HOW TO HELP OTHERS. GOD GAVE ME NOTHING I WANTED, HE GAVE ME EVERYTHING I NEEDED. ---SWAMI VIVEKANANDA 295) To be Upset Over What we Don't Have is to Waste What we do Have. 296) If you are a master, sometimes be blind, If you are a servant, sometimes be deaf.

297) DISCUSSION is an exchange of the KNOWLEDGE , while ARGUMENT is an exchange of IGNORANCE. 298) Commonsense, in an uncommon degree, is what the world calls wisdom-Coleridge 299) A flock of sheep led by a lion is more powerful than a pride of lions led by a sheep 300) Any man may make a mistake, but none but a fool will continue in it. -Anonymous 301) We can't waste time. We can waste ourselves...(Anonymous) 302) Almost all our faults are more pardonable than the methods we resort to hide them. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld 303) Positive reactions are assets. Negative reactions are liabilities 304) A positive attitude removes the rust from the mind,lubricates our inward machinery,and enables us to do our work with fewer creaks and groans. 305) It is always better to act than react 306) Life is like mathemetics . We should ADD friends ,SUBTRACT enemies, MULTIPLY happiness and DIVIDE sorrows. Then we get SQUARE ROOT of life. 307) The price of greatness is responsibility. 308) Characters don’t change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed. - Disraeli 309) One kind word can warm three winter months…. Japanese Proverb 310) If you are suffering from a bad man's injustice, forgive him, lest there be two bad men...-St.Augustine

311) If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten…..Anonymous 312) Politeness smoothens wrinkles.......Anonymous 313) They build too low who build beneath the skies. -Young

314) Anything, when we misuse or overuse, we are bound to lose; be it power,position or relationship. 315) Forget anger towards all who have offended you. From anger springs a multitude of wrongs 316) When we acquire wealth we feel the need to protect it, but when we acquire knowledge we feel the need to share it 317) If eye for eye is the rule, then the world would have been full of blinds ....(Anonymous) 318) 'Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow..... -Melody Beattie 319) There are two kinds of gratitude. The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give 320) Gratitude is a duty, which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect 321) Gratitude is the memory of heart. 322) Aim to perform the best of your abilities 323) Ten steps backwards in the right direction is better than one step forward in the wrong direction

324) The man with confidence in himself gains the confidence of others 325) It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at top - Henry Ward Beecher 326) The most extraordinary people started off with most ordinary but original qualities 327) Keep your mind open. Closed minds develop cobwebs of ignorance and prejudice 328) If your eyes are sweet, you would like all the people of the world but if your tongue is sweet all the people of the world will like you. 329) Evil allures but good endures 330) The tallest tree has the greatest fall. This is more relevant in relation to the unnecessary egos we carry on ourselves. 331) The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities….(Feltham) 332) Sorrow is like an itch, it pains you more by repeated scratching-Chinese proverb 333) Kindness, like grains, increases by sowing 334) To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties....… (Arthur Schopenhauer) 335) Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors 336) If you salute your duty, you need not salute anybody.but if you pollute your duty,you have to salute everybody 337) Creativity is seeing the same things as everybody else, but thinking of something different. (A.P.J.Abdul Kalam in his book Indomitable Spirit)

338) What matters in this life more than winning for ourselves is helping others win (A.P.J.Abdul Kalam in his book Indomitable Spirit) 339) Knowledge is the only asset which increases on sharing. 340) We should always be content with what we HAVE but never with what we ARE.There is always scope for self-improvement 341) Negative feelings are illusions of the mind. Never identify with them. 342) Don't wait for a fall to remember the advice. Don't wait for pain to believe in prayer. Don't wait for the best job to begin your work. Start now and make life wonderful always!! 343) Success comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it….(Henry David Thoreau) 344) Wisdom is to live in the present, plan for the future and profit from the past-Anonymous. 345) I prefer an virtue....(Molliere) accommodating vice to an obstinate

346) "....The only limit on our realisation of tomorrow will be our doubts of today....(Franklin Roosevelt)" 347) Pen is the tongue of the mind 348) The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to be criticised, vivified and misunderstood. This is part of the penalty for greatness.The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure without resentment.- Anonymous 349) If we become a person of Character, the world will recognize us naturally

350) Vision without action is a day dream.Action without vision is a nightmare-Japanese proverb 351) When you become wiser, you speak less and listen more 352) One can learn little from victory but everything from defeat. 353) When Plato was told that the boys in the street were making fun of his singing, he said: " Then I must learn to sing better". That is patience. 354) "Small aim is a crime" - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 355) Miracles are only a prayer away. 356) In a day, when you dont come across any problems, you can be sure that you are travelling in the wrong path!! - Swami Vivekananda. 357) Friendship is like a bird; If you hold it tightly, it dies; If you keep it lightly, it flies away; If you hold it affectionately alone, it clings in your hand 358) When the distance between two bodies is nullified ,it is a collision while the distance between two minds is nullified, it generates resonance, of the heart beats 359) Be dissatisfied enough to improve, but be satisfied enough to be happy- Anonymous 360) The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to be criticised, vivified and misunderstood. This is part of the penalty for greatness.The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure without resentment- Anonymous 361) If we become a person of Character, the world will recognize us naturally 362) Vision without action is a day dream.Action without vision is a nightmare-Japanese proverb

363) When you become wiser, you speak less and listen more 364) One can learn little from victory but everything from defeat. 365) When Plato was told that the boys in the street were making fun of his singing, he said: " Then I must learn to sing better". That is patience. 366) If you think you are deprived you will always remain so.If you think of abundence and you will never experience want.--Vedant 367) In Westminster Abbey, the inscription on the tombstone of Christopher Chapman, bearing the date of 1680 says: What I gave, I have; What I spent, I had; What I kept, I lost. 368) Learn from a man who never makes mistakes, and also from a man who makes same mistake twice. 369) We run fastest and farthest when we run from ourselves…. (Eric Hoffer) 370) A man does not live a hundred years yet he worries enough for a thousand years-Anonymous 371) The trouble of this day is that I don't know tomorrow, neither do I forget yesterday-Paul Robinson 372) Those things that we do for ourselves die with us. Those we do for others will live on forever. 373) All things are difficult before they are easy. 374) Once a woman asked Thomas Alva Edison to write a motto for her son; And Edison wrote," Never look at the clock. 375) Want to escape criticism ? Say Nothing! Do Nothing!and Be Nothing!

376) It is better to ask twice than to lose your way once 377) Every good thought sent out,rebounds with a hundred times its force upon the sender. 378) Doing things effectively is the natural way of doing things. Doing things efficiently, require an effort, a skill or an approach, which has to be developed 379) Life has no short cuts. Personal growth awareness of the person is an ongoing life time process. 380) What you meet in life is "PRARABDHA"-destiny. How you meet it is "PURUSHARTA"-free will. 381) '.....No [price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself......" (Friedrich Nietzsche) 382) Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one....(Malcolm Forbes) 383) Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anythingG.B. Shaw 384) Asking good things are easy but doing good things are very difficult 385) Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong 386) Each one of us cannot be great and do great things. We can do small things greatly and this way, we create our own pleasures. 387) Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life. Chinese Proverb 388) Man makes counferfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfiet men.....(Sydney J Harris)

389) The real value of money lies in its use ( spending, investment etc.) not in its possession 390) Money is like manure;it's not worth a thing unless it's spread around encouraging young things to grow. 391) “…. And while the dynamic force in Globalisation 1.0 (1492 to 1800) was countries globalising, the dynamic force in Globalisation 2.0 (1800 to 2000) was companies globalising, the dynamic force in Globalisation 3.0 (2000 onwards)- the things that gives it its unique character- is the newfound power for individuals to collaborate and compete globally. Globalisation 3.0 is shrinking the world from a size small to a size tiny and flattening the playing field at the same time….(Thomas Friedman in his celebrated book “The world is flat”) 392) Without a rich heart, wealth is a poor beggar 393) How a man uses money ( makes it, saves it and spends it ) is one of the best tests of practical wisdom 394) Rather lose money than trust….(Robert Bosch)…. 395) If a man gets money,he is a grafter; If he keeps money,he is a capitalist; If he spends money,he is a spendthrift; If he does't try to get money,he lacks ambition;if he doesn't spend it ,he is a miser.Anyway, no winning with money. 396) Beware of small expenses, as small holes can sink a mighty ship. 397) No legacy is as rich as honesty 398) Money is a stupid measure of achievement, but unfortunately it is the only universal measure we have- ---Charles Steinmetz 399) Life can be very rich without much money 400) The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.. ..(Benjamin Disraeli)

401) Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him… (Benjamin Franklin) 402) If we stop thinking of the poor as victims or as a burden and start recognising them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value-conscious consumers, a whole new world of opportunity will open up. ( Prof C.K.Prahalad, Management Guru and author of the famous book “Fortune at the Bottom of Pyramid) 403) Good economics can be Good politics too.....(PM Manmohan Singh) 404) Poverty anywhere is a danger to prosperity anywhere…. (Jawaharlal Nehru) 405) Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity. But it was the man who invented the meter who made the money.....(Earl Wilson) 406) We need Compassionate Capitalism. We should be capitalist by thought, and socialist by heart ….(NR. Narayana Murthy, Chief Mentor, INFOSYS) 407) Globalisation is more than just about economics. It is not only about the ratio of exports to GDP but also about culture, society, politics and people" - C. Rangarajan, former RBI Governor 408) The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice you give to others 409) The only place in the world which is free from problems is the graveyard. Therefore, we should learn to LIVE WITH PROBLEMS 410) All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. 411) Do not tell the world what you can do, SHOW IT! Let us not forget that the greatest forces in nature are all ever silent; electricity has no noise, heat is dumb - Swami Chinmayananda

412) Opportunity Lies in the Man - Not in the Job 413) God has given us one mouth and two ears to enable us to talk less and listen more. God has also given us two eyes on the front to enable us to look only FORWARD in life 414) The action of today becomes the destiny of tomorrow 415) The true war is within oneself. And the one who accepts this war is the true warrior. 416) Look how graciously the sun sets. This is how you must grow old - graciously, majestically - Swami Chimayananda 417) “To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illuminated mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light” ---Ralph Waldo Emerson 418) Moment to moment you have a choice to create a thought or destroy a thought in you.Thoughts are creative, they can make or unmake you.-----Swami Chinmayananda 419) You become great by doing small things in a great way-Zig Ziglar 420) Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities….."(Daniel J Boorstin) 421) The critic has to educate the public; the artist has the educate the critic......"(Oscar Wilde) 422) In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible....(Cicero) 423) Opportunities are never lost, others take those you miss. 424) Past is experience. Present is experiment. Future is expectation. Use your 'experience' in your 'experiment' to achieve your 'expectation'

425) The person who loves you more will trouble you more but when you drop a tear they will fight the world to stop your tears. So love them who love you more. 426) Ignorance is often excusable but Not the Will to remain ignorant -Paul Brunton 427) Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.....(Jim Ryun) 428) Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself, but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you. 429) If you had a bad day at work, think of the man who has been out of work for the last three months. 430) Gratitude is the memory of heart. 431) Do something everyday that you dont want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. 432) In one year having 100 friends is not an achievement. If one has a good friend for 100 years is an achievement 433) Smile is a small curve that sets many things straight 434) Confidence is greeting unflinchingly new challenges hurtling headlong. 435) Resoluteness is to make decisions and fulfill them 436) A wise man remembers his friends at all times, a fool, only when he has need of them 437) Listen a hundred times, ponder a thousand times, speak once. 438) Worry is like a dark- room where only NEGATIVES are developed

439) The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth. 440) Today is the tomorrow we worried about Yesterday 441) Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week 442) Silence is one of the arts of communication 443) Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind- (Gautam Buddha) 444) "....Be civil to all, sociable to many, familiar with few, friend to one, enemy to none....(Benjamin Franklin) 445) If you can't become a pine on the top of a tree, try to become a shrub, the best little shrub 446) Fortitude is to accept changes that are inevitable 447) Ability is to gather itself from the earth and rise above the ordinary 448) Strength is the stand undaunted amidst the howling of fierce winds 449) Manners are of more importance than laws 450) Worry is nothing but the mis-use of our imagination. 451) Clean conscience is the safest and the best pillow 452) If anybody would make me the greatest king that ever lived, with palaces, and gardens, and fine dinners, and wine, and coaches, and beautiful clothes, and hundreds of servants- on condition that I would not read books- I would not be a king!.....(Thomas b Macaluay)

453) Life is the first gift, Love the second, and Understanding the third….(Marge Piercy) 454) We can discover new land only if we have courage to loose the sight of shore. 455) Life is given to us; we earn it by giving it to othersRABINDRA NATH TAGORE 456) Medicine and meditation are derived from a single word. Medicine is to treat our body and meditation is to treat our mind 457) Happiness is dependent on awareness, gratitude, attitude, and humility. 458) Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seems to be no hope at all. 459) If you BUDGET your time in the morning and AUDIT it in the evening , you will never say -- " NO TIME ". 460) When going gets tough, the tough gets going 461) Hardwork spotlights the Character of people. Some turn up their sleeves, Some turn up their nose and some don't turn up at all 462) Success is, how high you bounce after hitting the bottom 463) The difference between Ability and Character is that Ability will get you to the Top but it takes Character to keep you there. 464) Between the River and Rock, it is always the River who wins...Not through Strength but through Detemination 465) Rewrite rules and retain values 466) God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mother

467 If a drop of water falls on a lake its identity is over. If it falls on a lotus leaf it shines like pearl. The drop is the same but, company matters. 468) The difference between ordinary and extra-ordinary is that little EXTRA. 469) A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself. 470) The tongue has no bones, but it can break anyboby's bone if it is not managed properly. 471) Examine what is said and not who speaks-Arabian proverb 472) A yawn is a big shout.....(J.K.Chesterton) 473) "We are not HUMAN BEINGS that have occasional spiritual experiences- it is other way around. We are SPIRITUAL BEINGS that have occasional human experiences". --- Deepak Chopra (THE SEVEN SPIRITUAL LAWS OF SUCCESS.) 474) You can make more friends with your Ears than with your Mouth. Although the tongue weighs less, only a few people can hold it. 475) The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously…. (Henry Kissinger) 476) Good habits are hard to come in but easy to give up, whereas the bad habits are easy to come in but hard to give up. 477) Half the agony of living is in waiting 478) A good novel tells the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author 479) If you strive to make money your FORTUNE will be remembered, if you strive for glory your STATUE will be remembered but if you live for others YOU will be remembered.

480) The poorest man is he whose ONLY wealth is money 481) No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back 482) It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt 483) When I have money, I get rid of it quickly, lest it find a way into my heart. ~John Wesley 484) The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money 485) There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either 486) Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed…. (Mahatma Gandhi) 487) I cannot afford to waste my time making money. ~Louis Agassiz 488) Content makes poor men rich; Discontent makes rich men poor- Benjamin Franklin 489) I plan to retire 10 years after I die......(Warren Buffet, the legendary investment expert) 490) In whatever field we work, we have to remain in the service of common man whose well being is central to all human knowledge and endeavour. (A.P.J.Abdul Kalam in his book Indomitable Spirit. 491) Courage is not the absence of fear; It is acting inspite of fear. 492) A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing…..(GBS)

493) Giving money to the poor is much easier than giving them love. Dispensing love to the sick and dying requires a phenomenal inner drive. Poverty is a trifling ailment compared with lovelessness. 494) No one can be happy always;at the most we can make a man adjusted to normal unhappiness. 495) All the forces in the universe cannot stop an IDEA, whose time has come. 496) Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticise. 497) Live with no excuses & love with no regrets.When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. 498) Great Minds (Wahsington Irving) have purposes, others have wishes….

499) I dream of men who take the next step instead of worrying about the next thousand steps. (Theodore Roosevelt) 500) The beginning is the most important part of the work 501) "Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it." -Josephus Daniels 502) "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go." -William Feather 503) "The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything and it works." -William Strong 504) "Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan

'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race." -Calvin Coolidge 505) One thing you can't recycle is wasted time. 506) What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 507) Before God trusts you with success, you have to prove yourself humble enough to handle the big prize 508) Act as if it were impossible to fail 509) If you want to leave your footprints on the sands of time, Do not drag your feet. 510) Beautiful hands are those that do Work that is earnest and brave and true Moment by moment, the long way through 511) For all your days prepare And meet them all alike when you are the anvil, bear When you are the hammer, strike 512) Make peace with others ; quarrel with your faults. 513) Discipline is the refining fire by which talent become ability…..(Roy Smith) 514) God has not promised Skies always blue, Flower-strewn pathways All our life through; God has not promised Sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, Peace without pain. But God has promised Strength for the day,

Rest for the labour Light for the way. 515) It is not the will to win that matters- everyone has that. It is the will to prepare to win that matters. --Paul Bryant 516) The world makes the way for the man who knows where he is going…(Ralph Waldo Emerson) 517) You can make more friends in two minutes by being interested in them than you can in two weeks by trying to get them interested in you…..(Dale Cargnegie) 518) Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the small, quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”….(Anonymous) 519) Life is the first gift, Love the second, and Understanding the third….(Marge Piercy) 520) Most successful leaders are those who have taken head on tough challenges that shaped their identities and abilities rather than attending some Executive Development Programmes. 521) Confidence is half of victory 522) When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another…..Hellen Keller 523) A small key opens big doors 524) I dream of men who take the next step instead of worrying about the next thousand steps. (Theodore Roosevelt) 525) Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you knowing that every step forward is a step towards achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

526) I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy -- Marie Curie 527) There are two ways of being happy: we must either diminish our wants or augment our means, either may do- the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier. ---Benjamin Franklin 528) Waves are the source of my inspiration.Not because they rise and fall but because each time tney fall, they rise again - Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam 529) Promise yourself you will never give up. 530) The purpose of life is a life of purpose 531) I cannot change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. 532) It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly….(Mabel Newcomber) 533) Many a man will have the courage to die gallantly but will not have the courage to say, or even think, that the cause for which he is asked to die is an unworthy one. 534) Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. 535) Happiness always comes wearing a cap of sorrow.Those who welcome happiness must also welcome sorrow. 536) Do not believe deceivers, do not deceive believers. 537) We must have the capability. We should first prove ourselves and then talk of Gandhi, non-violence and a world without nuclear weapons.-----Dr Homi Jahangir Bhabha

538) The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time. 539) True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. 540) The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook 541) It is important to make right decisions but it is more important to make your decisions right. 542) The world is not interested in the storms you encountered, but whether you brought in the ship… ..(Journal of True Education) 543) The measure of man is what he does with power 544) Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning on others. 545) The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson 546) A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings is the price of all great achievements. 547) You have only power over people so long as you do not take everything away from them. But when you have robbed man of everything, he is no longer in your pocket- he is free.”…(Alexander Solzhenitsyn in his book “The First Circle”) 548) A little land well-tilled, a little house well-filled and a little spouse well-willed are great riches. 549) You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.--Winston Churchill 550) Those enjoy working, need not go anywhere for search of enjoyment.

551) Success is determined by, how determined you are to succeed 552) Worry is like a rocking chair which takes you nowhere. SO,DON'T WORRY & BE HAPPY 553) Courage is the door that can only be opened from inside. 554) Praise comes from mouth, while Gratitude comes from heart. 555) Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it a way a while and let it waste - William Shakespeare 556) Money comes and goes. But morality comes and grows. 557) Hope is the magic ingrediaent in motivatiing yourself & others. 558) Kites rise highest against the wind......not with it. 559) If you are good to yourself, you are best to others. 560) Serving happiness. others without expecting anything, increases

561) It is a funny thing about life:if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. 562) There is little difference between Champion and secondbest. The Champion is willing to give all, while the other holds something back. 563) A great man is known for its thoughts not for his looks 564) A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits. 565) The fragrance of flowers can spread only in the direction of the wind, but the virtues of a person spreads in every direction.

566) Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path. 567) Master the mind and be a master mind 568) Defeat is delay; not failure. 569) There is very little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. 570) If you desire to blossom like a rose in the garden you have to learn the art of adjusting with the thorn. 571) Life ends when you stop dreaming; hope ends when you stop believing; love ends when you stop caring; so dream, believe and spread love & care. 572) Resolution means Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve. 573) He who guides his five senses by the hook of wisdom will be a seed in the world of heaven - Thirukkural 574) The benefit which a father should confer on his son is to give him precedence in the assembly of the learned. 575) Defer not virtue to another day; receive her now; and at the dying hour she will be your undying friend.- Thirukkural 576) "Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong; it is character." — Albert Einstein 577) Life is like a "PIANO"; White keys are Happy moments & Black keys are Sad moments; but remember, both are played together to give sweetest music. 578) Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.- Shiv Khera

579) "It is good to abstain from eating meat, drinking wine or doing anything which makes downfall of your brother" ----- Holy Bible 580) The beauty of life does not depend on how happy we are: but it depends on how happy others can be because of us. 581) Life's problems will become less important, if we rise above them. 582) When a mission is in progress, there will always be problems or failures, but the failures should not become the master of the programme. 583) We are not rich by what we possess but rather by what we can do without. 584) A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure. So, imagine how brilliant a person can become by sustaining pressures of life. 585) Sorrow looks back, worry looks around and faith looks up 586) Luck is not in your hands but work is in your hands. Your work can make luck but luck cannot make your work. 587) Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful, it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful, it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident, it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better. 588) There are three types of people: Those who make things happen; Those who watch things happen; and Those who wonder what happened. 589) We can't advertisement) spell SUCCESS without ''U'' (from an

590) If you have courage, all other qualities comes after it. 591) Don't let life slip through your fingers by living in the past or for the future. By living our life ONE DAY at a time, we live ALL the days of our life 593) "Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds." --- Orison Swett Marden

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