What most counts is not to live, but to live right.
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
- Victor Hugo
The person who understands the dynamics of changing circumstances, lives
his life satisfied in the present. Of course, he keeps an eye on how things are
shaping... As a result, the moment he sees anything ready on a platter, he
immediately grabs it with both hands.
- Deep Trivedi
Rain clouds come floating in, not to muddy my days ahead, but to make me calm, happy and hopeful.
Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected - that is essential.
- Anna Gould
God laughs when two brothers divide their land with a string, saying to each other, ‘This side is mine and that side is yours.’ He laughs and says to Himself, ‘The whole universe belongs to me, but they say they own this portion or that portion.’
- Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
You cannot prevent and prepare for war at the same time.
- Albert Einstein
Do not assert with your mouth what your heart denies.
- Yin Chih Wen
Every lie is two lies — the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it.
- Robert Brault
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
- H. P. Lovecraft