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  • Gandhiji  
    • Action 
      • Be the change that you want to see in the world.  
      • Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. 
      • Vivekananda 
        • Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached  
        • Every duty is holy and devotion to duty is the highest form of worship  
    • Truth  
      • Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.  
    • Minority Rights 
      • In matter of conscience, the law of majority has no place  
    • Non violence 
      •  I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. 
      • An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. 
      • A good end cannot be justified without good means  
    • Animal protection 
      • To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. The more helpless the creature, the more that it is entitled to protection by man from the cruelty of man. 
    • Courage  # Intolerance 
      • You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. 
      • Gita and Quran never fight in a library, but ironically those who fight over them have never been to a library  
    • Equality 
      • It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings. 
    • ENVIRONMENT  
      • There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. 
      • JFK 
        • The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of the planet  
      • Sanskrit 
        • Paropakaya Falanti Vrikshah  
    • Forgiveness 
      • The weak can never forgive, forgiveness is the attribute of the strong  
    • Religion 
      • Religion is a personal matter which should have no role in politics  
  • B R Ambedkar 
    • Women  
      • I measure the progress of a community by the degree of the progress which women have achieved  
      • Kofi Annan 
        • There is no tool for development more effective than empowerment of women  
      • Vivekananda 
        • “There is no chance for welfare in the world unless condition of women is achieved. It is not possible for a bird to fly on only 1 wing. ” … beautifully sums up the essence of power of women in leading not just their families but also their nation and the world  
    • Greatness 
      • Life should be great rather than long  
      • Anand film reference  
      
  • Martin Luther King 
    • LEADERSHIP 
      • Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter 
      • Plato 
        • The beginning is the most important part of the work  
    • DEDICATION 
      • If you can’t fly then run; if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you may do you have to keep moving forward  
    • ETHICS OF LAW 
      • Never Forget that everything HITLER did in Germany was legal  
      • One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws  
    • ETHICS of SCIENCE 
      • We have GUIDED Missiles and MISGUIDED Men  
    • SERVITUDE 
      • Not everybody can be famous, but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by SERVICE  
  • CONFUCIUS 
    • Revenge 
      • Before you embark on your journey of revenge, dig 2 graves 
    • Alm vs help 
      • Give a man a bowl of rice and you feed him for one day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you feed him forever  
  • Bertrand Russell 
    • War 
      • War does not determine who is right – only who is LEFT  
    • Intolerance / Curiosity / Imagination / Science / Education  
      • Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion accepted today, was eccentric one day  
  • Einstein 
    • Education  
      • Curiosity  
        • Imagination is more important than knowledge  
        • Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination everywhere  
        • Education is one what remains, after you have forgotten, what you learned in school   
        • Mark Twain 
          • “I have never let my schooling interfere with my edcation”  
      • Ethics in Education 
        • Roosevelt– 
          •  ” To Educate a  man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society  ” 
        • David Mckay 
          • True Education does not consist merely in aquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature or art, but in development of character ”  
      • Benefits of Education 
        • Socrates 
          • There is only 1 good, knowledge and only 1 evil IGNORANCE 
  • CHANAKYA 
    • TAX 
      • governments should collect taxes like a honeybee, which sucks just the right amount of honey from the flower so that both can survive.  
       
  • LEO TOLSTOY 
    • Fundamental Duties 
      • Everyone thinks of changing the world, but nobody thinks of changing HIMSELF 
      • JFK 
        • Ask now what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country  
    • War 
      • To get RID of the enemy one must love him  
  • GAUTAM Buddha 
    • Religion 
      • However holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do if you do not act upon them  
      • Sanskrit 
        • Sarva Dharma Sambhava  
    • Curiosity 
      • Doubt everything. Find your own light  
  • WINSTON CHURCHILL 
    • Democracy 
      • Democracy is the worst form of the govt except all those forms that have been tried from time to time  
      • Aristortle  
        • Democracy is one when the indigent (poor) and not the men of property are the rulers 
    • Patience 
      • If your are going through hell. Keep going  
     
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  • MARK TWAIN 
    • Happiness 
      • The best way to cheer up yourself is to try to cheer someone else up  
      • Aristortle 
        • Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities  
    • Honesty 
      • If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything 
    • JFK 
      • No  responsibility of government is more fundamental than the responsibility of maintaining the higher standards of ethical behaviour 
  • J F Kennedy 
    • Children 
      • A child miseducated is a child lost  
      • CONFUCIUS 
        • If you plan is for 1 year, plant rice; if your plan is for 10 years plant tress. If your plan is for 100 hears, educate Children    # Sustainable Development  
    • Strategy 
      • Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names  
  • Benjamin Franklin 
    • Time 
      • You may  delay, but time will not  
      • Lost time is never found again  
    • Health 
      • Early to bed and early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise  
      • Anonymous 
        • Health is Wealth 
        • In a healthy body lies a healthy mind  
  • Other quotes 
    • Equality, socialstic 
      • Tagore –  
        • Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high 
        • Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake  
    • Fear 
      • Roosevelt 
        • The only thing we have to fear is the fear itself  
    • Hard Work 
      • Thomas Edison 
        • I have not failed. I have found 10 thousand ways that won’t work 
        • Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration 
      • Jefferson 
        • I am a great believer of luck, but I find the harder I work the more I get it  
     
    • World Prosperity  
      • Thomas Paine 
        • Independence is my happiness; the world is my home; to do good my religion 
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    • INDIA  
      • Nehru 
        • ” India is a great civilisation ” because of its “unique ability to blend Unity in Diversity” in Discovery of India  
  • Good Governance  
    • Kofi Annan 
      • Good Governance is perhaps the single most important source in eradicating poverty and promoting development  
  • Pragmatism  
    • Sardar Patel 
      • It is a folly to ignore realities. Facts take their revenge if they are not faced squarely and well  
  • EARLY ACTION 
    • Ancient – A spring from its source can be turned with a twig, but when grown into a river, not even elephant can cross it  

Ati Sarvatra Vajrayet  

Excess of anything is bad