Wednesday, August 7, 2013




Here are some interesting quotes – mostly taken from News Papers like Times of India and Economic Times, which publish such interesting quotes regularly. Hope you will find them interesting and enjoyable.

1.   The Fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all Directions – Chanakya
2.   You love your family, but not your neighbor. You love your parents, but not others’ parents. You love your religion, but not all religions. You love your country, but not all countries. This is not true love, it is limited love. Transformation of limited love into divine love  is the Goal of spirituality – Mata Amritanandamayi.
3.   When you separate yourself by belief, by Nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence – J.Krishnamurti
4.   God loved the birds and invented the trees. Man loved the birds and invented the cages – Jacques Deval
5.   A fasting person is in a state of worship even if asleep in bed. Every breath he takes while asleep is “tasbih”. And his sleep itself is worship. –Prophet Muhammad (TOI dt 26 Jul 13)
6.   If someone is GAY and searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to Judge? – Pope Francis
7.   What right do Muslim fundamentalists have to ask for freedom of expression when they don’t want to give the right to liberal Muslims – Javed Akhthar, lyricist (TOI dt 02 08 13)
8.   In 1947, one rupee equaled one Dollar; In 2000, it reached 45, today it is 60! Gosh, it is almost keeping up with my age! (Kabir Bedi, Actor - TOI dt 1 Jul 13)
9.   Donate your organs, it will earn you more punya. There can be no greater karma than offering every part of your body in the service of others. Come, let us pledge ourselves to organ Donation – Sri Sri Ravi SHANKAR (TOI DT 03 08 13)
10.               Some People are against organ donation, but it is their personal opinion. We have to differentiate between personal opinion and the correct teaching of Islam. Organ Donation is the noblest form of Charity –Moulana Wahiuddin Khan (TOI dt 03 08 13)
11.               Today is Organ donation Day. You could turn the page and carry on with Life. Or, you could stake your claim to immortality. So, what will it be? A Full stop? Or will your story end with “To Be Continued” – ( I Lead India Ad in TOI dt 6th Aug.13)
12.               Cosmetic companies are trying to turn India into a nation of Albinos. No dark area in any part of the body. Except may be our hearts. Got a Cream for that?   -  Shekhar kapoor, film maker
13.               Burkha Avenger’s apparel is not about her sexuality – its about her strength –Aaron Haroon, Pakistani creator of the animation series,  THE BURKHA AVENGER (TOI dt 02 08 13)
14.               Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope – Barack Obama
15.               It is the duty of the Government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right – William E Gladstone
16.               Ninety percent of the Politicians give the other 10% a bad reputation – Henry Kissinger
17.               The Police are the Batsmen and the Taliban keep bowling. Sometimes, the Police score a six and many a time lose a wicket.  –IHSAN GHANI, Inspector General Of Police, Of Khyber Phaktunkhwa on relations between Taliban and Pak Police force
18.               I want Education for the sons and daughters of the Taliban and all the Terrorists and Extremists – Malala Yousanzai
19.               Don’t tell me what you value, show me your Budget, and I’ll tell you what you value – Joe Biden
20.               Save a Boy friend for a rainy day – and another, in case, it does not rain – Mae West, American Actress and wit
21.               We taught the world how to play hockey and now our hockey depends on foreign experts – Dhanraj Pillay, former  Indian Hockey Captain
22.               Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve... you only need a heart full of grace. Martin Luther King Jr.
23.               Don’t get discouraged. It is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock – unknown author (TOI dt 03 07 13)
24.               Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world – Nelson Mandela
25.               Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it – Rene Descartes (TOI dt 02 08 13)
26.               The Discovery of a New Dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a star –ANTHELME BRILLAT-SAVARIN (TOI dt 10 June 13)
27.               There are prison-like elements, but it’s a really nice prison. You can’t complain. – Michelle Obama, US First Lady, on living at the White House (TOI dt 5th,July,13)
28.               Our first priority  is making America  a magnet for new Jobs and manufacturing.-Barack Obama
29.               A small leak can sink a great ship. –Benjamin Franklin
30.               Chains of Habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken – Warren Buffet
31.               Political leaders can’t demand of others what they do not practice themselves. Hence, transparency begins from Political Parties – Kiran Bedi (TOI dt 1 Jul 13)
32.               Every intelligence service, not just ours, is trying to understand the world better. If that weren’t the case, there would be no use for an intelligence service. – Barack Obama (TOI 03 JUL 13)
33.               Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator and change has its enemies. – Robert Kennedy (TOI dt 10 June 13)

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