“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau
“Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world–to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.” Ayn Rand
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi
“Fix your course on a star and you’ll navigate any storm.” Leonardo Da Vinci
“And because I love this life, I know I shall love death as well” – Rabindranath Tagore
“Darkness travels towards light, but blindness towards depth” – Rabindranath Tagore
“Man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth, and the music of the air” – Rabindranath Tagore
“Like a cut diamond that needs the light of the sky to show itself, the human soul on its own cannot express its essence, and remains dark. Only when it reflects the light from something greater than itself, does it comes into its own” – Rabindranath Tagore.
“Often the poor have more nobility in them than the actual nobility.”
“The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war”
“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on the idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, this is the way great spiritual giants are produced” – Swami Vivekananda.
“In the mountain, stillness surges up to explore its own height; in the lake, movement stands still to contemplate its own death” -Rabindranath Tagore
“Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it” – Rabindranath Tagore
“Desire and rage can block all wisdom, as smoke masks fire, dust masks mirrors and the womb masks a baby” – Bhagavad Gita.
“To want nothing is as delusional as to want everything”
“Wisdom is enjoying things that drift in and letting goo of things that drift away like watching the waves drift in and out of the beach”
“Those who keep thinking of property get attached to it and crave it relentlessly, which causes frustration, which leads to anger, then confusion, then loss of memory, then loss of intelligence, and eventually destruction” – Bhagavad Gita.
“One who gives up conceit and ownership and craving, in other words the sense of ‘I’, ‘mine’ and ‘me’, will always find peace”. – Bhagavad Gita