“I believe that communication satellites can unite mankind.”
“The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.”
“There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.”
- Dr. Arthur C. Clarke
“…नहीं सूखने दूंगा दीवारों पर लगा खून
हल्का नहीं पड़ने दूंगा उसका रंग
इस बार नहीं बनने दूंगा उसे इतना लाचार
की पान की पीक और खून का फ़र्क ही ख़त्म हो जाए
इस बार नहीं …”
- Prasoon Joshi
Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up.
It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed.
Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up.
It knows that it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a lion or a gazelle
when the sun comes up you’d better be running.
(But, unless you’re a runner, you won’t understand.)
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
It is wonderful what you can do when you have to.
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
In life you always know what is the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
-A friend’s mom
“I’m a simple man, Hobbes.”
“You?? Yesterday you wanted a nuclear powered car that could turn into a jet with laser-guided heat-seeking missiles!”
“I’m a simple man with complex tastes.”
- Calvin & Hobbes
“There is nothing for you to go back and live over, or fix, or feel regret about now. Every part of your life has unfolded just right. And so — now — knowing all that you know from where you now stand, now what do you want? The answers are now coming forth to you. Go forth in joy, and get on with it.” — A friend (Anon)
“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both.”
- L. P. Jacks
“It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or merely cowardly.”
- Margaret Mead
It is only our arrogance which seeks to find complicated answers to simple problems. — Muhammad Yunus
“The gods do not deduct from a man’s allotted life span, those days spent sailing.” — Ancient proverb
“Every great thing that’s happened in your life has happened because something changed.” — Anon via a friend
“Aas kah rahi shwaas se, dheeraj rakhna seekh.
Bin maange moti mile, maange mile na bheekh.”
- Kabir via a friend
“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.”
- Bruce Lee