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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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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

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Go through the life with dedication and commitment. Your life is dedicated to a cause on this planet. This brings valour, vigour, peace and stability.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
So many religions, so many paths to reach one and the same goal.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
There are no incurable diseases — only the lack of will. There are no worthless herbs — only the lack of knowledge.
Avicenna
Let no despondency enter into your heart; despair is the greatest enemy of progress in one's path.
Annonymous
I do have this one purpose — increasing the intensity of my consciousness of life.
Dr Homi Jehangir Bhabha
The creation may be likened to a play on the stage; pain and pleasure are both parts of this divine play.
Swami Nikhilananda
Those who once led their life by killing will live in poverty with dreadul diseases.
Thirukkural
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 poor are no less rational than anyone else—quite the contrary. Precisely because they have so little, we often find them putting much careful thought into their choices:They have to be sophisticated economists just to survive.
Abhijit Banerjee
A lot of times we hear that nothing good can happen in government schools. The reason nothing can happen is that the children of those who have a voice do not study in them.
Sonam Wangchuk
Mode of completion, obstacles and profit should be measured well before venturing into an action.
Thirukkural
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
Here in Bharat, we have placed before ourselves the ideal of the four fold responsibilities of catering to the needs of Body, Mind, Intellect and Soul with a view to achieve the integrated progress of Man.
Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
Never blame anyone if you got hurt by them because it was not their fault, it was you who gave the right to tear you apart.
Jay Shetty
Self-control (sanyam) places one among gods. Lack of it throws one into a life of miseries.
Thirukkural
Don't let the world change your smile, use your smile to change the world.
Jay Shetty
Don't limit a child to your own learning for they were born in another time.
Rabindranath Tagore
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Jean-jacques Rousseau
Don’t be worried about what the world thinks, do what is right and just in the eyes of the Lord.
Guru Govind Singh
Truthfulness indeed is tapa (penance). In truthfulness do reside self-restraint and all other virtues. Just as the fish can live only in the sea, so can all other virtues reside in Truthfulness alone.
Mahavira
Because a human being is endowed with empathy, he violates the natural order if he does not reach out to those who need care. Responding to this empathy, one is in harmony with the order of things, with dharma; otherwise, one is not.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi
Anchors aren't just creating fiction; they're becoming characters in the fiction they themselves create. In the world of TV channels, facts are presented like fiction, so governments aren't inconvenienced; fiction is presented like fact, so governments stay happy.
Ravish Kumar
The strong live and the weak die. There is some bloodshed, and out of it emerges a much leaner industry, which tends to survive.
Ratan Tata
With all my admiration and love for democracy, I am not prepared to accept the statement that the largest number of people are always right.
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Nation First. Then your Guru, your Parents and finally your God! So, the nation should always come before yourselves.
Chhatarapati Shivaji
Heaven as fire is His head; sun and moon are His eyes; four quarters or directions are His ears; the Vedas that are expressed are His speech; the air is His breath; the universe is His mind; the earth has come from His feet. He is indeed the inner Self of all beings.
Mundokopanishad
Imagine a limitless expanse of water: above and below, before and behind, right and left, everywhere there is water. There is water inside the jar, water outside but the jar is still there. The 'I' is the jar.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
It is the women who are the leaders in change and without their participation poverty can never be removed
Ela Bhatt
Mind is never a problem. Mindset is.
Narendra Modi
The most auspicious moment of your life is when you make the commitment to know the truth.
Gurumayi Chidvilasananda
Silence helps one to suppress one's anger as perhaps nothing else does.
Mahatma Gandhi
Think of yourself as if you were the only unenlightened person in the world. Everyone else is your teacher.
Gautam Buddha
He who has a hundred wants a thousand.
Panchtantra
He cannot cease to be because hideous immoralities or inhuman brutalities are committed in His name. He is a long suffering. He is patient but He is also terrible. He is the most exacting personage in the world and the world to come. He metes out the same measures to us that we mete out to our neighbors men and brutes. With Him ignorance is no excuse. And withal He is ever forgiving for He always gives us the chance to repent.
Mahatma Gandhi
Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Ho Chi Minh
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
Before we can build a stable civilization worthy of humanity as a whole, it is necessary that each historical civilization should become conscious of its limitations and its unworthiness to become the ideal civilization of the world.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
Mankind is notoriously too sense to read the signs that God sends from time to time. We require drums to be beaten into our ears, before we would wake from our trance and hear the warning and see that to lose oneself in all is the only way to find oneself.
Mahatma Gandhi
There is diversity and plurality in life but we have always attempted to discover the unity behind them.
Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
Iron and knowledge will get spoiled if they are not used.
Proverb
Be truthful, kind and humble in all your actions, and you shall find peace in this life and the hereafter.
Guru Govind Singh
Man’s ultimate aim is the realization of god, and all his activities, social, political, religious, have to be guided by the ultimate aim of the vision of God. The immediate service of all human beings becomes a necessary part of the endeavor, simply because the only way to find God is to see Him in His creation and be one with it. This can only be done by service of all. I am a part and parcel of the whole, and I cannot find Him apart from the rest of humanity.
Mahatma Gandhi
The advice of the righteous is like a stick that helps one on a marshy ground.
Thirukkural
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them our eyes open.
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Endurance is the most difficult discipline, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Gautam Buddha
We must widen the circle of our love till it embraces the whole village; the village in its turn must take into its fold the district, the district the province, and so on till the scope of our love becomes coterminous with the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
My thoughts create happiness & health. My body is perfect and healthy.
B K Shivani
Any work without proper efforts and methods will fail despite the support of many.
Thirukkural
Keep a critique near you so that you are on the right path
Kabir
Desire in itself is not evil. Desire is an incentive to actions and stimulant to active life.
Zarathushtra
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Einstein
Harmonising speech and action is the criterion for character building.
Annonymous
When fear lurks, don't cower. Confront and conquer it swiftly.
Chanakya
When you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Even the donkey is beautiful when it is a baby.
Proverb
Every child matters. If we fail our children, we are bound to fail our present, our future, faith, cultures, and civilisations as well.
Kailash Satyarthi
Men of righteous conduct (aacharan) never utter evil words even by a slip of the tongue.
Thirukkural
It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honor to whatever in them is worthy of honor.
Samrat Ashoka
As you go forgetting yourself materially, just in the same proportion do spiritual peace and spiritual powers flow in towards you.
Virchand Gandhi
The image of that dying leprosy patient was burning me like a branding iron and would not give me a moment’s rest. From that moment on I was out to conquer fear…. Where there is fear there is no love. Where there is no love there is no God.
Baba Amte
Every duty is holy and devotion to duty is the highest form of worship of God.
Swami Vivekananda
Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Einstein
A good leader is truthful, equanimous, transparent, farsighted and has a pleasant personality.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Everything is easy when you are busy. But nothing is easy when you are lazy.
Swami Vivekananda
Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
Jean-jacques Rousseau
Only bodies die. Hopes and delusions are immortal.
Kabir
Most of the time you are thinking about life, not living life.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
It is not kingdom I desire, nor heaven, nor release from rebirth; what I desire is the destruction of the pains of creatures scorched by suffering.
Jamna Lal Bajaj
It is utterly foolish and deplorable to mistake impermanence for permanence.
Thirukkural
And God said love your enemy and I obeyed him and loved myself.
Khalil Gibran
A person who is trying to copy others will be a successful person for a while, but he won't be able to succeed further in life.
Ratan Tata
Forgivenss frees the soul and opens the doors to inner peace.
Mata Amritanandmayi Devi
One should understand a brahman who merely reads much, to be a man of many words. Know him only to be true Brahman who swerves not from the truth.
Sanatsugatia
It is by art and literature that a society is judged at the bar of history.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
Bhakti yoga isn't something you join. It means love, falling in love.
Krishna Das
Our country is growing not because of its size or democracy but because of its outstanding entrepreneurs and hardworking people.
Rahul Bajaj
To talk about the future is useful only if it leads to action now.
E F Schumacher
An ocean of bliss may rain down from heavens, but if you hold only a thimble, that's all you receive.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Those who long for power try to be close to the powerful.
Ramayana
Our aim is not to destroy the trees but to preserve them. When the men go to cut them, why don't we cling to the trees, and dare them to let their axes fall on our backs?
Chandi Prasad Bhatt
The breeze of grace is always blowing; set you sail to catch that breeze.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Strong women do not have 'attitude', we have standards.
Marilyn Monroe
God is the hardest taskmaster I have known on this earth, and He tries you through and through. And when you find that your faith is failing or your body is failing you, and you are sinking, He comes to your assistance somehow or other and proves to you that you must not lose your faith and that He is always at your beck and call, but on His terms, not on your terms. So I have found. I cannot really recall a single instance when, at the eleventh hour, He has forsaken me.
Mahatma Gandhi
Snakes are venomous reptiles. But the man who has learned the art of snake charming can play even with seven snakes coiled around his snake. Similarly, a man of realization is immune to the dangers of worldly life.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
Women are the real architects of society.
Cher
God exists in one's heart like the pupil in the eye. But ignorance causes a man to seek Him far and wide.
Kabir
Through Zeal, knowledge is gotton; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost.
Gautam Buddha
One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
Subhash Chandra Bose
A wise man with a determined mind will conquer even a flood of troubles.
Thirukkural
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only two kinds of people can attain self-knowledge: those who are not encumbered at all with learning, that is to say, whose minds are not over-crowded with thoughts borrowed from others; and those who, after studying all the scriptures and sciences, have come to realise that they know nothing.
Ramakrishna Paramhansa
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
George Washington
The pursuit of truth is the duty of every individual.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati
On seeing the cold look of the host, the face of the guests (atithi) withers like the anicham (a delicate sensitive flower) that withers when smelt.
Thirukkural
Distractions are those things that we see when our eyes are off purpose, off our goals. When our eyes are very focused on what we want to do, there will be a couple of inconveniences, couple of things that we have to take it in our stride and move on.
Gaur Gopal Das
A drop in the ocean partakes of the greatness of its parent, although it is unconscious of it. But it is dried up as soon as it enters upon an existence independent of the ocean. We do not exaggerate when we say that life is a bubble.
Mahatma Gandhi
Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.
Mahavira
Every heart has its own ache.
Proverb
Anger is great vice. So too is pride. Together they can destroy common sense.
Mahabharata

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