Quotes - Judging Others
By:Mr. Ashok Sharma
o A P J ABDUL KALAM -"We should go ahead with the civilian nuclear deal with the US."
o AARON MACHADO -"The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I didn't exist."
o 'ABDU'L-BAHA -"Those who have passed on through death, have a sphere of their own. It is not removed from ours; their work, the work of the Kingdom, is ours; but it is sanctified from what we call 'time and place'. Time with us is measured by the sun. When there is no more sunrise, and no more sunset, that kind of time does not exist for man. Those who have ascended have different attributes from those who are still on earth, yet there is no real separation."
o ABRAHAM LINCOLN -"Public sentiment is everything. With it, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed."
o ABRAHAM LINCOLN -"The best way to get a had law repealed is to enforce it strictly."
o ADAM SMITH -"Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production."
o ADI GRANTH -"All that are rulers, kings, potentates, lords, chiefs, officials - All are God's creation. Their will is subject to God's; On God are they all dependent."
o ADI GRANTH -"Our body in Kali Yuga is a field of action: As a man sows, so is his reward. Nothing by empty talk is determined: Anyone swallowing poison must die. Brother! Behold the Creator's justice: As are a man's actions, so is his recompense."
o ADI GRANTH BILAVAL -"Now are for us no Entanglements or snares, Nor a bit of egoism left. Now is all distance annulled, nor are curtains drawn between us. Thou art mine, I Thine."
o ADMENNE RICH -"Lying is done with words and also with silence."
o AL GORE -"I drive a hybrid. And I encourage people to make environmentally conscious choices."
o AL JUSTICE -"God is the totality of life and all that exists and our awareness of this totality This concept of God is a superstructure for the huge breadth of awareness, from the grandest to the smallest... As soon as you hem God in, paint a relief, watch Ben Hur, and have Him figured out, you realise He's something more - much more."
o ALAN GREENSPAN -" In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation."
o ALAN WATTS -"Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command."
o ALBERT EINSTEIN -"How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?"
o ALBERT EINSTEIN -"How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?"
o ALBERT EINSTEIN -"One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year."
o ALBERT SCHWEITZER -"Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals."
o ALDOUS HUXLEY -"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
o ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL -"When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."
o ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD -"Your learning is useless to you till you have lost your text- books, burnt your lecture notes, and forgotten the minutiae which you learnt by heart for the examination."
o ALICE IN CHAINS -"Every day it's something/Hits me all so cold. Find me sitting by myself/No excuses, then I know."
o AMBROSE BIERCE -"MONARCH, n. A person engaged in reigning. Formerly the monarch ruled, as the derivation of the word attests, and as many subjects have had occasion to learn... in western Europe political administration is mostly entrusted to his ministers, he being somewhat preoccupied with reflections relating to the status of his own head."
o ANDRE BRETON -"I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory."
o ANNA AKHMATOVA -"But Fear and the Muse in turn guard the place Where the banished poet has gone And the night that comes with quickened pace Is ignorant of dawn."
o ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH -"If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments."
o ANNE W SHAEF -"So often/ we believe that we have come to a place/ that is void of hope and possibilities,/ only to find that it is the very hopelessness/ that allows us to hit bottom,/ give up our illusion of control,/ turn it over, and ask for help./ Out of the ashes of our hopelessness/ comes the fire of our hope."
o ANONYMOUS -"He who wants a rose must respect the thorn."
o ANONYMOUS -"I believe in love at first sight. Because I loved my mother ever since I opened my eyes."
o ANONYMOUS -"I must stand up in search of the truth, if I don't I only roll with the flow of the lie and make it stronger."
o ANONYMOUS -"One of the reasons why people hold on to memories so tight is because memories are the only thing that don't change when everyone else does."
o ANONYMOUS -"Tears can be more special than smiles. For smiles can be given to anyone, but tears are shed for people we love."
o ANONYMOUS -"Why do the wicked always form groups, whereas the righteous do not? Because the wicked, walking in darkness, need company, but the righteous, who live in light, do not fear being alone."
o ANTHONY J. D'ANGELO -"Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant."
o ARABIAN PROVERB -"He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything."
o ARISTOTLE -"A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one."
o ARISTOTLE -"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than one who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self."
o ARNOLD TOYNBEE -"Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self."
o ARNOLD TOYNBEE -"The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play."
o ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER -"Compassion is the basis of all morality."
o ASHLEIGH BRILLIANT -" If you can't go around it, over it, or through it, you had better negotiate with it."
o ASHTAVAKRA SAMHITA -"Burn down the forest of ignorance with the fire of the conviction, 'I am the one, and Pure Conscious-ness', be free from grief and be happy You are that Consciousness, Bliss: Supreme Bliss, in and upon which this universe appears superimposed, like a snake on a rope. Live happily."
o ASHTAVAKRA SAMHITA -"One of dull intellect, even without doing anything, is ever agitated by distraction; but the skilful one, even doing his duties, is verily unperturbed."
o ATHARVA VEDA -"The citadel of the body is unconquerable, equipped with eight circles and nine portals, contains the soul full of a myriad power. It is ever marching on to blissful God, surrounded by the realisation of the Supreme Being."
o ATHARVA VEDA -"The Creator is perfect,/He possesses perfect power./ The perfect universe derives life/ From the perfect Creator./ Let us comprehend this perfect power/ That bestows life on all beings."
o AUNG SAN SUU KYI -"The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear."
o AUSTRALIAN TRAFFIC RULE -"Road sense is the offspring of courtesy and the parent of safety."
o BAHA'ULLAH -"Our hope is that the world's religious leaders and the rulers thereof will unitedly arise for the reformation of this age and the rehabilitation of its fortunes. Let them, after meditating on its needs, take counsel together and, through anxious and full deliberation, administer to a diseased and sorely-afflicted world the remedy it recfuireth... Religion is the greatest of all means for the establishment of order in the world and for the peaceful contentment of all that dwell therein... The purpose of religion...is to establish unity and concord amongst the peoples of the world; make it not the cause of dissension and strife."
o BARBARA DE ANGELIS -"Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver."
o BEJAN DARUWALLA -"Mars, in Indian astrology, is energy, and the physical manifestation of it is in might. The result is clearly fearlessness and victory."
o BEN STEIN -"The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want."
o BENJAMIN DISRAELI -"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action."
o BENJAMIN FRANKLIN -"The greatest monarch on the proudest throne is obliged to sit upon his own arise."
o BERTRAND RUSSELL -"If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years."
o BETTE MIDLER -"I always try to balance the light with the heavy a few tears of human spirit, in with the sequins and the fringes."
o BHAGAVAD GITA -"He who is satisfied with wisdom and direct vision of Truth, who has conquered the senses and is ever undisturbed, to whom a lump of earth, a stone and gold are the same, that Yogi is said to be a Yukta, a saint of established wisdom."
o BHAGAVAD GITA -"He who performs his duty without depending on the fruits of his actions - he is a sanyasi and a yogi, not he who is without fire and without activity.. No one becomes a yogi who has not renounced thoughts, scheming or planning."
o BHAGAVAD GITA -"I am the Self, 0 Arjuna, seated in the hearts of all beings; I am the beginning, the middle and also the end of all beings."
o BHAGAVAD GITA -"If Thou thinkest that it can Be seen by me, 0 Lord, Prince of mystic power, then do Thou to me Reveal Thine immortal Self. The Blessed One said: Behold My forms, son of Prtha, By hundreds and by thousands, Of various sorts, marvellous, Of various colours and shapes. But thou canst not see me with this same eye of thine own; I give thee a supernatural eye: behold my mystic power, as God!"
o BHAGAVAD GITA -"The spirit soul bewildered by the influence of false ego thinks himself the doer of activities that are in actuality carried out by the three modes of material nature."
o BILL CLINTON -"There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America."
o BLACKFOOT -"What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset..."
o BOB MARLEY -"Hey mister music, sure sounds good to me I can't refuse it what to be."
o BRAHMAKUMARIS -"The good you have been thinking of doing - do it now. Who knows what tomorrow may bring; so, don't wait. Do it while you can. Do it now."
o BRAHMAKUMARIS -"The indication of balance in life is a sense of well-being, optimism and a clear conscience... I can only give my best to others when i am myself at my best."
o BRIHADARANYAKA UPANISHAD -"0 God, From untruth, lead me to Light; from death lead me to Immortality. Peace. Peace. Peace."
o BUDDHAGHOSA -"There are gods and men who delight in becoming. When they are taught the law for the cessation of becoming, their mind does not respond."
o CALVIN & HOBBES -"You can't just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood."
o CAROLINE MYSS -"Developing self-esteem requires an act of revolution, or several mini-revolutions, in which we begin to separate from group thought and establish our own sense of authority We may suddenly realise we hold an opinion different from our family or our peers, but in either case we will have difficulty freeing ourselves from the group's energy whose strength depends upon numbers and opposition to most expressions of individuality The act of finding our own voice, even in mini-revolutions, is spiritually significant. Spiritual maturity is measured not by the sophistication of a person's opinions, but by their genuineness and the courage necessary to express and maintain them..."
o CHARLIE CHAPLIN -"I always like to Walk in the rain so that no one can see me crying."
o CHARLOTTE WHITTON -"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this not difficult."
o CHERIE CARTER-SCOTT -"Clarity is the state of seeing clearly You achieve clarity in those moments of startling insight when you are able to shift your perspective by viewing a situation in a new light..."
o COCO CHANEL -"A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future."
o COLDPLAY -"When it started we had Ugh hopes/now my back's on the hopes/Now my back's on the-line/My back's on the rapes."
o CONFUCIUS -"Silence is the true friend that never betrays."
o CONFUCIUS -"Yang and Yin, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, sun and moon, thunder and lightning, wind and rain, cold and warmth, good and evil, high and low, righteousness and humaneness,... the interplay of Opposite Principles constitutes the universe."
o DALAI LAMA -"If you want others to be happy practice compassion. If you want to be happy practice compassion... For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist, it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart - then no problem. Each of us in our own way can try to spread compassion into people's hearts. Western civilizations these days place great importance on filling the human 'brain' with knowledge, but no one seems to care about filling the human 'heart' with compassion. This is what the real role of religion is..."
o DAN SALOMON -"Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday's code."
o DAVE BARRY -"YOU CAN ONLY BE YOUNG ONCE. BUT YOU CAN ALWAYS BE IMMATURE."
o DEAN MARTIN -"I'd hate to be a teetotaler the morning and knowing that's as good as you're going to feel all day"
o DEEPAK CHOPRA -"When awareness is completely balanced, communicating with the outside world is instantaneous and automatic. It happens with the touch of thought."
o DEEPAK TANDON -"Soaring, Where perception, from wherever, is correct in itself, Where the horizon spreads to all directions, Where merger, defies the theories of opposite forces, Where separation, is reduced to just an illusion, Where 'the abstract force', breaks all barriers of disputed views, Where the issue, is not even the issuelessness, Where the beauty of a lush green meadow and a desert is the same, Where colour is not bound by a significance, Where merger, even merges the difference between duality and oneness, Where wholeness is love, Where love in its description, goes abstract, Where 'The abstract', manifests wherever to enjoy wherever, Where, wherever amazes himself with himself, Where this phenomena may be expressed as 'life'. Where there 'is', thus, "The Joy of Life"."
o DENG XIAOPING -"If the masses feel some anger, we must let them express it."
o DENNIS WEAVER -"It's not an if- we're going to have to change. Oil is simply going to be gone."
o DHAMMAPADA -"An ignorant man committing evil deeds does not realise the consequences. The imprudent man is consumed by his own deeds, like one burnt by fire."
o DHAMMAPADA -"From what is dear, grief is born,/ from what is dear, fear is born./ For someone freed from what is dear/ there is no grief/ - so why fear? From what is loved, grief is born,/ from what is loved, fear is born./ For someone freed from what is loved,/ there is no grief/ - so why fear? From delight, grief is born,/ from delight, fear is born./ For someone freed from delight/ there is no grief/ - so why fear? From sensuality, grief is born,/ from sensuality, fear is born./ For someone freed from sensuality/ there is no grief/ - so why fear? From craving, grief is born,/from craving, fear is born./ For someone freed from craving/ there is ho grief/ - so why fear?"
o DHAMMAPADA -"Heedfulness is the path to the deathless; heedlessness is the path to death. The heedful do not die; the heedless are like unto the dead. The constantly meditative, the ever steadfast ones, realise the bond-free, supreme nibbana...the wise man guards earnestness as the greatest treasure."
o DOROTHY BERNARD -"Courage is fear that has said its prayers."
o DRIES SHAH -"It is not enough that there is a collection of people with the common aim of working in unison towards an objective... Aspiration and desire only are not enough."
o DUE DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD -"However brilliant an action may be, it should not be accounted great when it is not the result of great purpose."
DURGALAKSHMI, V -"It is God, His being, His seeing, which make the whole world seem a never ending beauty in bliss. This beauty, this bliss is born of love divine. To grant man this beauty, this true bliss of love, God comes down and walks the earth, as a sage, as a saint, a mahatma or a guru divine. His mystic divine vision now, is for one and all, to see, to drink in and feel sweet ecstasy Man then dances singing thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks my dear lord, for revealing to me You and I can be one in sweet godly seeing. Truth, love and beauty are an eternal reality to me now, as I know You are me and I You."