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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Unless you are constantly striving to be inclusive in every possible way, you will not explore the full depth and dimension of what you are capable of.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

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Top 100 Quotes

Those who live for themselves die, those who die for the society live. 
Anna Hazare
There is a certain callousness in families like mine. They put up strong barriers so as not to see the misery in the world outside and I rebelled against it.
Baba Amte
A serpent nursed on milk will still be poisonous.
Proverb
Civilazations are not built of machines but of values.
Dr S Radhakrishnan
Life is much larger than birth or death, failure and success. You are the unblemished pure eternal self. Knowing this you'll walk like a king.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die, the world will cry and you will rejoice.
Kabir
To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
Mother Teresa
Sickness is not cured by saying 'Medicine,' but by drinking it.
Adi Shankaracharya
Don't look over mind's cravings. Rather overlook them.
Amogh Lila Das
At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
Che Guevara
Purity of thought and deed develops according to the pure conduct of one's friends.
Thirukkural
If one knows that meat is only a sore of an animal, one will refrain from eating it.
Thirukkural
Every tiny molecule of ash is in motion with my heat. I am such a lunatic that I am free even in jail.
Bhagat Singh
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
William Shakespeare
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
Mother Teresa
Don't be a candle that needs a flame to burn, be a Sun that burns on its own.
Rumi
Nothing is a greater test of education than the noble employment of leisure and means.
Sister Nivedita
What is dangerous is not making mistakes, but to be so enamored of one’s point of view that one does not let facts get in the way. To make progress, we have to constantly go back to the facts, acknowledge our errors, and move.
Abhijit Banerjee
Debt, enmity and murder have to be atoned for. There is no escape.
Sai Baba
Too much honesty is not a good thing. Honest people get screwed first and straight trees are cut first.
Chanakya
Be united, persevere, and achieve self-Government, so that the millions now perishing by poverty, famine, and plague may be saved, and India may once more occupy her proud position of yore among the greatest and civilized nations of the world.
Dadabhai Naoroji
Faith is not something to grasp. It is a state to grow into.
Mahatma Gandhi
Don't let the world change your smile, use your smile to change the world.
Jay Shetty
Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution.
Apj Abdul Kalam
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
Mahatma Gandhi
Let us look for gems together but remain friends.
Proverb
Dreams are not what you see in sleep. They are things that do not let you sleep.
Apj Abdul Kalam
The ideal of an all-sided education for youth had always been close to my heart. I saw clearly the arid results of ordinary instruction, aimed only at the development of body and intellect.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world.
Raman Maharshi
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
To frame rules is a big thing, but equally important is their observance.
Ram Manohar Lohia
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
Through transparency we expose corruption, but then there is no action taken against the corrupt.
Aruna Roy
Faith and trust can move mountains.
Ramayana
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.
Mahavira
Listen to your own Self. If you listen to that Self within, then you find the Truth.
Kabir
God helps when one feels oneself humbler than the very dust under one’s feet. Only to the weak and helpless is divine succor vouchsafed.
Mahatma Gandhi
Think before you act.
Mahatma Gandhi
Tapasya teaches us the power of perseverance and determination in achieving our goals.
Annonymous
Why does God allow evil in the world? To thicken the plot.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
For those who dare to dream, there is a whole world to win.
Dhirubhai Ambani
In a free enterprise, the community is not just another stakeholder in business but is in fact the very purpose of its existence.
Jamshedji Nausherwan Tata
Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.
Annie Besant
Sincerity is the sum of all moral qualities.
B R Ambedkar
All the knowledge in the world is no good if it deserts a person in the hour of need.
Ramayana
Where there is realization outside the senses it is infallible. It is proved not by extraneous evidence but in the transformed conduct and character of those who have felt the real presence of god within. Such testimony is to be found in the experiences in all countries and climes. To reject this evidence is to deny oneself.
Mahatma Gandhi
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.
Mahatma Gandhi
Only those who renounce (tyaga) everything attain bliss, others are caught in the net of desires.
Thirukkural
To speack clearly to impress all and draw subtle truths from others' utterances is wisdom.
Thirukkural
The world keeps dying but no one knows how to die.
Kabir
The values of life are more valuable than the valuables of life.
Swami Tejomayanand
A horse cannot be judged by its saddle.
Proverb
Our existence as embodied beings is purely momentary; what are a hundred years in eternity? But if we shatter the chains of egotism, and melt into the ocean of humanity, we share its dignity. To feel that we are something is to set up a barrier between God and ourselves; to cease feelings that we are something is to become one with God.
Mahatma Gandhi
Let noble thoughts come to us from every side.
Rig Veda
It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honor to whatever in them is worthy of honor.
Samrat Ashoka
Strong minded people are always firm even in defeat like the brave elephants pierced by arrows.
Thirukkural
Don't allow negative people to turn you into one of them.
B K Shivani
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
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
No one can be a yogi, maintaining a state of mental equilibrium, free from inner involvement in planned desireful activities, unless he has renounced identification with his ego and its unsatisfiable lust for the fruits of actions.
Paramhansa Yogananda
Change is one thing. Acceptance is another.
Arundhati Roy
The function of music… is to quiet the mind to make it more sensitive to divine intervention.
Samveda
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
God exists in one's heart like the pupil in the eye. But ignorance causes a man to seek Him far and wide.
Kabir
Don't let noise of others' opinions drown your inner voice.
Steve Jobs
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thich Nhat Hanh
To serve our villages is to establish Swaraj. Everything else is but an idle dream. … Exploitation of villages is itself an organized violence. If we want Swaraj to be built on non-violence, we will have to give the villages their proper place.
Mahatma Gandhi
Education is not merely a means for earning the living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into the life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and practice of virtue.
Vijay Lakshmi Pandit
For things and their revealations are like the images of a dream…. So long as the dream lasts, all this world appears real to us, the world exists no longer when the dream is finished.
Adi Shankaracharya
Tapasya is the key to unlocking our spiritual potential and living a life of purpose and meaning.
Annonymous
A man is universe in miniature - and the universe, a giant living body.
Kabir
Water cleans the body. Likewise, truth enlightens the soul.
Thirukkural
The cause for man's suffering is that he has restricted his love only to himself and his family.
Ramayana
Everyone has a different clock. Wait for your time.
Jay Shetty
Deep and vast knowledge gained is of no use if one madly covets another man's wealth.
Thirukkural
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances and deomonstrations for impressions.
John Ruskin
Whatever is readily yielded to courtesy is never yielded to force.
Mahatma Gandhi
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
Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Ho Chi Minh
The snake itself is not affected by the poison in its fangs; but when it bites, the poison kills the creature bitten. Likewise, Maya is in the Lord but does not affect Him, while the same Maya deludes the whole world.
Ramkrishna Paramhansa
The Muslims are the flesh of our flesh and blood of our blood.
Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
A sign of intelligence is to find the one in many and the many in one.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
To be successful in life, what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.
Premchand
It is better to work out than rust out.
Sir M. Vishweshwaraiah
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
Love is selflessness. Self is lovelessness.
Satya Sai Baba
Discipline (anushasan) brings honour. So, it should be cherished more precious than life.
Thirukkural
You can't connect the dots looking forward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life and karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down and it has made all the difference in my life.
Steve Jobs
I realised, in all humility, that choosing to lead one kind of life means putting aside the desire to pursue other options.
Dr V Kurien
The true path to enlightenment is through humility, compassion and selflessness.
Guru Govind Singh
There is need, not only to secure full employment but also such employment as produces comparatively equal wealth in all the regions of the world.
Ram Manohar Lohia
It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso
The greatest virtue is to bear insult without resentment.
Bhishma Pitamaha
A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world a better place we so passionately dreamt of.
Nelson Mandela
If you spend your life killing, you will never be rid of all your enemies. But if you quell your own anger, you will have slain your real enemy.
Nagarjuna
There is no normal life that is free of pain. It is the very wrestling with our problems that that can be impetus for our growth.
Fred Rogers
Confidence doesn't come when you have all the answers… but it comes when you are ready to face off the question.
Annonymous
He who has a hundred wants a thousand.
Panchtantra
If there is strength in the public, they shall get whatever they need.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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