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Inspirational quotes

Every week two weeks I shall put up one post which i found most inspirational during all my reading for that particular week…

Week Ending April 4, 2010

  • There are only two kinds of people who are really
    fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people
    who know absolutely nothing.– Oscar Wilde

Week ending March 28, 2010

The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to
somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to
your former self. — Whitney Young

Week ending March 14, 2010

  • El que sabe dos lenguas, vale por dos. (he who knows two languages, is worth two people)

Week Ending February 28, 2010

  • Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart — Alan Alda

Week Ending February 21, 2010

  • Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Week Ending February 14, 2010

  • The way to succeed is to double your error rate — Thomas J. Watson

Week Ending February 7, 2010

  • I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self — Aristotle

Week Ending January 31, 2010

  • Dreams are like stars…you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.

Week Ending January 24, 2010

  • Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within.It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for uswhich makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel anddo, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves. — Helen Keller

Week Ending January 17, 2010

  • If we did all the things that we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.– Thomas Edison

Week Ending January 10, 2010

  • Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. — Dale Carnegie

Week Ending January 03, 2010

  • Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. — Mark Twain

Week Ending February 21

  • “If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” — Michael Jordan

Week Ending February 14

  • True love will conquer all

Week Ending February 7

  • Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them

Week Ending January 24

  • Always think. YES I CAN!

Week Ending January 10

  • A man can’t make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree. — Hellen Keller

Week Ending December 20

  • Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture…Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. — Norman Vincent Peale

Week Ending December 13

  • Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. — A.A Milne’s Winnie the Pooh

Week ending November 29

  • “Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of — for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” — Socrates

Week ending November 22

  • I measure my life with coffee spoons – T.S Elliot. Take things one step at a time, sometimes ignore the big picture and focus on the small things, those little seemingly insignificant (at times) details. This will or rather should bring about a greater appreciation of life as one will be more appreciative of the small victories

Week ending November 7

  • Opinions are the cheapest commodity, that is why they are freely given and when weighted against facts are usually found to be worth nothing.

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