A man lives by believing something, not by debating and arguing about many things.
- Thomas Carlyle
The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
- Edward Gibbon
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
- Vincent van Gogh
Only on the Internet can a person be lonely and popular at the same time.
- Allison Burnett
The world holds two classes of men - intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence.
- Abu'l Ala Al Ma'arri
If you want to understand the teachings of Buddha, Krishna, Jesus or any great
philosopher, you will have to learn to differentiate and dissect their sayings
in two parts, one, 'eternal truth' and second, 'the truth relevant at that time'.
Without distinguishing the two, you will invariably end up misunderstanding their
- Deep Trivedi
Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Hilary Cooper
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. So we have to know how to act.
- Swami Vivekananda
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colours, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce