Great thoughts by great people
Posted Date: 20-Mar-2010
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.
Happiness presents itself before man,wearing the crown of sorrow on its head.he who welcomes it must also welcome sorrow.
The great happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.
It is easy to heat but it is healthy to love.
There is no medicine like hope ,no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Humanity is not the highest godhead;God is more than humanity but in humanity too we have to find and serve him.
What is beautiful is not always good. But waht is good is always beautiful.
A little learning is a dangerous thing.
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity and a provision in old age.
The bad workman never gets a good tool.
A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion.
Happy is he who has overcome all selfishness; happy is he who has attained peace and happy is he who has found the truth.
A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.
A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.
Always the dullness of the fool is the whetstone of the wits.
As heat conserved is transmuted into energy, so anger controlled can be transmuted into power which can move the world.
Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit.
Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is achieved.
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.
Civilizations, like empire, fall, not so much because of the strength of the enemy outside as through the weakness and decay withing.
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.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
A man may die ,nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death .
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.
Do well and right, and let the world sink.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
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