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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All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak; do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you.
Swami Vivekananda

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Truth is exact correspondence with reality.
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B R Ambedkar
Believe in forgiveness.
Mahatma Gandhi
Bhakti is love - loving God, loving your own self, and loving all beings. The small heart should become bigger and bigger, and eventually totally expansive. A spark can create a forest fire.
Mata Amritanandmayi Devi
Do not kill your goad just for its wool.
Proverb
I have been constantly telling people to encourage people, to question the unquestioned and not to be ashamed to bring new ideas, new processes to get things done.
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The most beautiful moments in life are when you are expressing your joy, not when you are seeking it.
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Credibility depends on your track record whether it's an individual, or a corporate or a government.
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Let us not equate love with expectations.
B K Shivani
When fear lurks, don't cower. Confront and conquer it swiftly.
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Just as a building supported by strong pillars decays in course of time and comes down, so do men pass away, being victims of old age and death.
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Its not the side of the bigger army that wins. It’s the country that tells a better story, that wins.
Shashi Tharoor
Whoever you are, you are. Less imporant than you think you are.
Annonymous
With every breath I plant the seeds of devotion. I am a farmer of the heart.
Rumi
When the aspiration is awake, each day brings us nearer to the goal.
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Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
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The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Karl Marx
Be truthful, kind and humble in all your actions, and you shall find peace in this life and the hereafter.
Guru Govind Singh
To perceive the truth is wisdom, whatever be the matter and whosoever utters it.
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The new leadership in India is taking shape quietly, without any drum beating through the newspapers. … Various centers, the centers of energy and strength in the life of society are gaining tremendous momentum. May be, the surging new generation of today appears to have lost its bearing, to have lost its soul. But it is absolutely certain that one day it will have its own leader and prophet…. I am absolutely confident that the phoenix of a new leadership is rising from the ashes of all its failure. Soon the world will witness the lightning hidden in its beak and the storm hidden in its wings.
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Always speak the truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
Earlier organizations made individuals, today individuals make an organization.
Rahul Bajaj
Confidence doesn't come when you have all the answers… but it comes when you are ready to face off the question.
Annonymous
A scared journalist produces a lifeless citizen. If our news is scared of the government, it is great injustice to readers and viewers who have been cheated in the name of news.
Ravish Kumar
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Best way to deal with agitation is absorption in opposite direction.
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People with tireless zeal do not bother about the loss of worldly wealth.
Thirukkural
When we feel shame or guilt for what we've done in the past, it's because those actions no longer reflect our values.
Jay Shetty
Ladakhi life is very fine-tuned with nature. We don't want it to become like cities.
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Democracy cannot be made secure and strong without peace. Peace and democracy are the two sides of a coin. Neither of them can survive without the other.
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The vision of God is nothing more than the realisation and feeling of His presence, both within and around you, for God is an all prevalent spirit that permeates the entire universe. The worlds manifest in terms of name and form are not separate from Him because they are His own representation.
Samarth Guru Ramdas
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Dr S Radhakrishnan
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Ho Chi Minh
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it's the only thing that ever has.
Margret Mead
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Kiran Bedi
Culture is widening of the mind and of the spirit.
Jawahar Lal Nehru
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
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Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
Mahatma Gandhi
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Indira Gandhi
Things not ordained to a man are not his. Things ordained to him, even when drained, are not lost.
Thirukkural
Only the foolish distinguish between man and woman; the good respect both equally.
Kalidasa
Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Kalidasa
Humility is different from servility.
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Swami Vivekananda
You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the Sun rises. Can you, therefore, say that there are no stars in the heavens during the day? O man, because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
In the past 30 years, I have been trying to make education more relevant as our old education system valorises production and consumption.
Sonam Wangchuk
The most important guru mantra is to never reveal your secrets to anyone. It will destroy you.
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He who can listen to music in the midst of noise can achieve great things.
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Even the unlearned man should listen to the learned. It will serve as a support in times of need.
Thirukkural
I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.
Abraham Lincoln
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Mahatma Gandhi
Once you are in the orbit of your destiny, weightlessness is the only result.
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We always hire for will, not skill. It is the attitude that matters.
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The agitated minds leads you to your own destruction.
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J Krishnamurthi
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Einstein
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do
Voltaire
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Gautam Buddha
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Baba Amte
The most remarkable phenomenon is that all men, all animals desire to live forever.
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If I rest, I rust.
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Mother Teresa
Time is the seed of the Universe.
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The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.
Karl Marx
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
The power of the mind are like the rays of the Sun dissipated. When they are concentrated, they illumine.
Swami Vivekananda
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances and deomonstrations for impressions.
John Ruskin
Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful.
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Three things to hold on to - sharpness in the intellect, happiness in the mind and tenderness in the heart.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
He who does not jump into the floods does not have to worry about drowning. He who follows the standards of health will live a long and healthy life. Similarly, one who would not entertain the sensation of “I” (Ahankar) on all occasions of activity and non-activity will have no dread in this world. How can dread arise when a sense of unity has dawned and everyone else looks to be a part of one’s self?
Gyaneshwar
May your death be a step to immortality!
Rig Veda
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separable from the problem.
J Krishnamurthi
Love is selflessness. Self is lovelessness.
Satya Sai Baba
It is by art and literature that a society is judged at the bar of history.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
Blessed that I am born to this land, and that I have the luck to love her.
Rabindranath Tagore
Only that science is a great and the best of all sciences, the study of which frees man from all kinds of miseries.
Mahavira
Evil thoughts do not grow alone in mature heads. They can spring up like weeds in the minds of children too.
Mahabharata
I cannot account for the existence of evil by any rational method. To want to do so is to be co-equal with god. I am therefore, humble enough to recognize evil as such; and I call God long-suffering and patient precisely because He permits evil in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
The best thing about being an entrepreneur is the opportunities are endless. And the sky is the limit. And it is great fun.
Karan Bilimoria
Most people... are like a falling leaf which drifts and turns in the air, flutters and falls to the ground. But a few others are like stars which travel one defined path: no wind reaches them, they have within themselves their guide and path.
Hermann Hesse
Those who want to be free from sufferings will not do wrong sincle all wrongs recoil on wrong doers.
Thirukkural
Where the light of the undying Sun shines, the light of burning lamp seems insignificant. By Guru's grace, I know this. Servant Namdev is absorbed in Celestial Lord.
Saint Namdev
The glory of benevolence depends on the excellence of perseverance.
Thirukkural
Men of righteous conduct (aacharan) never utter evil words even by a slip of the tongue.
Thirukkural
Think of yourself as if you were the only unenlightened person in the world. Everyone else is your teacher.
Gautam Buddha
One should use one act to achieve another, just as a trained elephant is used to capture another elephant.
Thirukkural
It's not that we have solution to all problems. Therefore I say do not look at someone who will solve all your problems. Look for someone who won't let you face them alone.
Gaur Gopal Das
The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves.
Dr S Radhakrishnan

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