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Great thoughts by great people


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These are some thoughts of some great people of this world.



There is great man who makes every man feel small.But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
-CHARLES DICKENS

Happiness presents itself before man,wearing the crown of sorrow on its head.he who welcomes it must also welcome sorrow.
-SWAMI VIVEKANAND

The great happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.
-JEREMY BENTHAM

It is easy to heat but it is healthy to love.
-S.RADHAKRISHNAN

There is no medicine like hope ,no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
-O.S MARDEN

Humanity is not the highest godhead;God is more than humanity but in humanity too we have to find and serve him.
-SHRI AUROBINDO

What is beautiful is not always good. But waht is good is always beautiful.
-SWAMI CHINMAYANANDA

A little learning is a dangerous thing.
-ALEXANDER POPE

Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity and a provision in old age.
-ARISTOTLE

The bad workman never gets a good tool.
-THOMAS FULLER

A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion.
-WASHINGTON IRVING

Happy is he who has overcome all selfishness; happy is he who has attained peace and happy is he who has found the truth.
-LORD BUDDHA

A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.
-ERNEST DIMNET

A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.
-RABELIAS

Always the dullness of the fool is the whetstone of the wits.
-SHAKESPEARE

As heat conserved is transmuted into energy, so anger controlled can be transmuted into power which can move the world.
-M.K.GANDHI

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit.
-ARISTIPPUS

Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is achieved.
-VIVEKANAND

At times, it is better to keep your mouth shut and let people wonder if you are a fool than to open it and remove all their doubts.
-JAMES SINELAIR

Civilizations, like empire, fall, not so much because of the strength of the enemy outside as through the weakness and decay withing.
-JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

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.
-HENRI FREDERIC AMIE

The man who gets angry, at the right things and with the right people and in the right way and at the right time and for the right length of time is commended.
-ARISTOTLE

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
-ROBERT QUUILLEN

Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
-SAINT AUGUSTINE

A man may die ,nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death .
-JOHN F.KENNEDY

You must remember that all work is simply to bring out the power of the mind which is already there,to wake up the soul.
-VIVEKANAND

Do well and right, and let the world sink.
-HERBERT

True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
-GEORGE WASHINGTON


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