Power invariably elects to go into the hands of the strong. Strength may be physical, or of the heart or, if we do not fight shy of the word, of the spirit. Strength of the heart connotes soul-force. Let it be remembered that physical force is transitory. But the power of spirit is permanent even as the spirit is everlasting.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the gods. So let us celebrate the struggle.
- Swami Sivananda
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce
The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Søren Kierkegaard
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
- Thomas Jefferson
There is no sense of ease like the ease we felt in those scenes where we were born, where objects became dear to us before we had known the labour of choice.
- George Eliot
If the truth is there, bad writing won’t hurt it!
- Alfred Adler
The victory of Husain despite his minority marvels me.
- Thomas Carlyle
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.