“The main object of teaching is not to give explanations,
but to knock at the doors of the mind.”
Rabindranath Tagore
(May 7, 1861 – Aug. 7, 1941)
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Champions aren’t made in gyms.
Champions are made from something they have deep inside them:
A desire, a dream, a vision.
They have to have late minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will.
But the will must be stronger than the skill.”
Muhammad Ali
(b. Jan. 17, 1942)
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“One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.”
Mahatma Gandhi
(Oct. 2, 1869 – Jan. 30, 1948 )
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Things that are bad for you seduce you easily; you run towards them impatiently.
But things that are actually good for you fail to attract you; you shun them creatively, finding powerful excuses to justify your procrastination.
That is why I was impatient to abduct Sita, but avoided meeting you.
Ramayana
(~ 800 BC)
A dying Ravana to Rama.
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“The Great Morning which is for all, rises in the East.”
Rabindranath Tagore
(May 9, 1861 – Aug. 7, 1941)
1932 – on the inevitability of India’s ascendancy as a global power.
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“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you.
Not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.”
Gautama Buddha
(563BC/623BC-483BC/543BC – aged 80)
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“Expose yourself to your deepest fear – after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes.
You are free.”
Jim Morrison
(Dec 8, 1943 – Jul 3, 1971)
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“…Forgiveness is Truth itself.
It is Righteousness, it is the Veda.
It is the supreme virtue in this world…”
Sri Sathya Sai Baba
(b. Nov 23, 1926)
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