A Treasure Trove

India has a rich tradition of wisdome which lits our day lifts our spirits. However, our digital space is devoid of this treasure trove. Is it not an irony that a country that has abundant digital resources can not bring its own intellectual and spiritual wealth on one digital platform?
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Birth is parents' gift. Education is Teachers' gift. Job is company's gift. Wife is life's gift. But friends are God's gift.
Annonymous

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Top 100 Quotes

I know that I am intelligent because I know that I know nothing.
Socrates
Do not return a blow by a blow, nor a curse by a curse, neither mean craftiness by base tricks but shower blessings in return for blows and curses.
Rig Veda
Like the silkworm, you have built a cocoon around yourself. Burst your own cocoon and come out as the beautiful butterfly, as the free soul.
Swami Vivekananda
Don't blame yourself too harshly. No matter how hard you try, you can never bring back the past, never turn yesterday into tomorrow. See, today's Sunrise was real, so was the Sunset. We will fall asleep but time will keep moving. And tomorrow, it will give us yet another sunrise.
Mahashweta Devi
If you meditate on your ideal, you will acquire its nature. If you think of God day and night, you will acquire the nature of God.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
We are not rich by what we possess, but what we can do without.
Immamuel Kant
Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
There will be a backlash from those who don't benefit from the system.
Rahul Bajaj
Living together is human's natural state, and living together is not possible without cordiality, harmony and truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
HE is the searcher of hearts. HE transcends speech and reason. HE knows us and our hearts better than we do our selves. HE does not take us at our word, for HE knows that we often do mean it, some knowingly and others unknowingly.
Mahatma Gandhi
An impartial (Nishpaksh) man's wealth is an imperishable security to his future generations.
Thirukkural
I don't believe in taking the right decisions. I take the decisions and make them right.
Ratan Tata
Do not dig a well only after the hourse catches fire.
Proverb
A swami may conceivably follow only the path of dry reasoning, of cold renunciation; but a yogi engages himself in a definite, step-by-step procedure by which the body and mind are disciplined, and the soul liberated.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Behaviour alone is that creates friends and foes.
Chanakya
As the water of the ocean is now calm and next agitated into waves, so are Brahman and Maya. The ocean in the tranquil state is Brahman, and in the turbulent state, Maya.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
A ship is safest at the harbour but it is not where it is supposed to be.
Narayan Murthy
Your thoughts and emotions are drama that you create in your mind. You must be able to end it somewhere.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
Mahatma Gandhi
Don't allow negative people to turn you into one of them.
B K Shivani
Don't look over mind's cravings. Rather overlook them.
Amogh Lila Das
Our country is growing not because of its size or democracy but because of its outstanding entrepreneurs and hardworking people.
Rahul Bajaj
To allot God a secondary place in life was, to me, inconceivable. Though He is the sole Owner of the cosmos, silently showering us with gifts from life to life, one thing yet remains which He does not own, and which each human heart is empowered to withhold or bestow - man's love.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Franz Kafka
The true purpose of tapasya is to purify our thoughts and emotions and to connect with our innermost self.
Annonymous
The greatest virtue is to bear insult without resentment.
Bhishma Pitamaha
Discipline and United Action are the real sources of strength for the nation.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
The cat's teeth can hold its young but also kill a rat.
Proverb
The word discovery suggests a dramatic and exciting event, like finding a fify carat diamond in a ploughed field.
Dr C V Raman
You will never be happy if you always care what other people think of you.
B K Shivani
Forgivenss frees the soul and opens the doors to inner peace.
Mata Amritanandmayi Devi
Our attitude can be expressed in three ways: through words, through tears and through laughter.
Mata Amritanandmayi Devi
Lovers of God do not belong to any caste.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the whole community.
Savitribai Phule
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
Einstein
Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Things that work in New York or New Delhi do not work in the mountains. We have to find our own solutions for our problems.
Sonam Wangchuk
The One who knows the exact line of demarcation between prarabdh (effect of past life karma) and purusharth (effort that charges karma) is the Gnani (the enlightened One).
Dada Bhagwan
Every man should make it his duty to perform his journey in life by means of daily righteous dealing with all.
Rig Veda
A sign of intelligence is to find the one in many and the many in one.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
What the country needs most at the present moment is a spirit of self-sacrifice on the part of our educated young men, and they may take it from me that they cannot spend their lives in a better cause than raising the moral and intellectual level of their unhappy low castes and promoting their well being.
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Annonymous
If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably superior than man.
Mahatma Gandhi
One thing took root in my mind - this world is based on morality - the glory of truth kept rising near me.
Mahatma Gandhi
One is the path of devotion, what in India is called BHAKTI yoga, the path of love and devotion - a Meera, a Chaitanya, dancing and singing, losing themselves completely in the act. When Meera is dancing there is only dance, there is no Meera; the dancer is completely merged into the dance. When Chaitanya is singing and dancing there is no Chaitanya; he has become one with the act.
Osho Rajneesh
With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe. The corporate revolution will collapse if we refuse to buy what they are selling – their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their weapons, their notion of inevitability. Remember this: We be many and they be few. They need us more that we need them. Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
Arundhati Roy
The power of truth and allure of beauty wield immense influence in the world.
Chanakya
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny.
Swami Vivekananda
I do not need any rest. I enjoy my work, and at work, I rest. I rest with my good work.
Kiran Bedi
Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.
Nelson Mandela
The resolute will never allow grief to overcome them but will make even grief itself grieve.
Thirukkural
Knowledge leads to unity, but ignorance to diversity.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
None can destroy iron. But its rust can. Likewise none can destroy a person but his own mindset can.
Ratan Tata
Empathy is the most essential quality a human being should possess. It helps us understand others share their pain, and offer support.
Sudha Murthy
The man form is higher than the angel form; of all forms it is the highest. Man is the highest being in creation, because he aspires to freedom.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Gurar your hard earned knowledge, like skilled healers who safeguards their remedy's recipe.
Chanakya
The artist is a lover of nature. Therefore he is her slave and her master.
Rabindranath Tagore
A serpent nursed on milk will still be poisonous.
Proverb
We would consider it our moral duty to lend all support to the ending of colonialism and imperialism so that people everywhere are free to mould their own destiny.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Meditation is seeing God in yourself. Love is seeing God in the person next to you. Knowledge is seeing God everywhere.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Take the village people and slum-dwellers in your hands and give them the benefit of your knowledge, skill, insight, constructive work and patriotic spirit. Give the people this true education through the example of your own lives. Let all your activities be directed to the welfare of the people. If that is not done and if the people lose patience, our plight will be much worse than the present slavery. Before the people take to the path of destruction, see that they are given constructive, life-giving training.
Mahatma Gandhi
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Jawahar Lal Nehru
There has no doubt to do fundamental research in science, but applied research is equally important for new improvements and changes in our techniques.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realise is that you're not alone.
Dwayne Johnson
Just as a threaded (sasutra) needle is secure from being lost,in the same way a person given to self-study (swadhyaya) cannot be lost.
Mahavira
Nothing is a greater test of education than the noble employment of leisure and means.
Sister Nivedita
Hinduism is a religion of knowledge and wisdom, not blind faith.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati
It is the women who are the leaders in change and without their participation poverty can never be removed
Ela Bhatt
Satyagraha is not a creed for the weak or the cowardly.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
When there are mangoes in the tree, stones are many.
Proverb
Agriculture is the backbone of the livelihood security system of nearly 700 million people in the country and we need to build our food security on the foundation of home grown food.
M S Swaminathan
What is new in the world? Nothing. What is old in the world? Nothing. Everything has always been and will always be.
Sai Baba
The only alternative to co-existence is co-destruction.
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.
Mahatma Gandhi
We are our choices.
Jean-paul Sartre
The breeze of grace is always blowing; set you sail to catch that breeze.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
The advice of the righteous is like a stick that helps one on a marshy ground.
Thirukkural
Include the world in your love, and call yourself a cosmic citizen.
Paramhansa Yogananda
As often as you fail, get up and try again. God will never let you down, so long as you don't let Him down, and so long as you make the effort.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Those who want to be free from sufferings will not do wrong sincle all wrongs recoil on wrong doers.
Thirukkural
The power of a single individual, irrespective of the social standing, should never be underestimated. Each one of us can bring about change.
Sudha Murthy
Only the wise know just where predestination ends and free will begins. Meanwhile, you must keep on doing your best, according to your own clearest understanding. you must long for freedom as the drowning man longs for air. Without sincere longing, you will never find God.
Paramhansa Yogananda
It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.
Mahatma Gandhi
Love is the song of soul singing to God.
Paramhansa Yogananda
As you go forgetting yourself materially, just in the same proportion do spiritual peace and spiritual powers flow in towards you.
Virchand Gandhi
Don't judge the future of a person based on his present conditions, because time has the power to change black coal to shiny diamond.
Chanakya
Religion is for man and not man for religion.
B R Ambedkar
There are three all-powerful evils: lust, anger, and greed.
Tulsi Das
Chess is like a language, the top players are very fluent at it. Talent can be developed scientifically, but you have to first find what you are good at.
Vishwanathan Anand
Deep and vast knowledge gained is of no use if one madly covets another man's wealth.
Thirukkural
Take care of each moment and you'll take care of all time.
Gautam Buddha
The wealth of a generous man is like a herbal tree which serves as medicine that cures without fail.
Thirukkural
Let no despondency enter into your heart; despair is the greatest enemy of progress in one's path.
Annonymous
I am grateful for the award since it is possible that it may provide a measure of encouragement to those, who like myself, have been motivated in their scientific pursuits, principally, for achieving personal perspectives, while wandering, mostly, in the lonely byways of Science…
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
My ambition is not only to chronicle but to interpret and reveal the movement of the mind and unfold the sources of India in the profound plane of human nature.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
I have always believed and still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
Hermann Hesse
Life is there to ride, cherish those moments where life stands still.
Annonymous
God tries His votaries through and through, but never beyond endurance. He gives them strength enough to go through the ordeal He prescribes for them.
Mahatma Gandhi
A cup is useful only when it is empty.
J Krishnamurthi
The soul quits the body anyday like a bird coming out of the egg-shell.
Thirukkural

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