My Favorite Quotes

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein

“Hatred and bitterness can never cure the disease of fear; only love can do that. Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“You need power, only when you want to do something harmful, otherwise love is enough to get everything done.” Charlie Chaplin

“Oh Lord, give me sobriety and chastity but not yet.” Saint Augustine

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

“I am thankful to all those who said “No”. Because of them, I did it myself.” Albert Einstein

“If a theory can’t be explained to a child, the theory is probably worthless.” Albert Einstein

“If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.” Andy Rooney

“Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” Mark Twain

“The handsome and the beautiful may earn the admiration of society, but all the wondrous inventions of the future are a by-product of the unsung, anonymous scientists.” Dr. Michio Kaku

“Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him/her who always doubts.” Bhagvat Gita

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”- Bill Cosby

“As I move ahead, I am making things virtually more complex, but, in reality, things are simple, simpler than my child life.” (Source unknown)

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow; don’t walk behind me, I may not lead; just walk beside me and be my friend.” Albert Camus

“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.” Orison Swett Marden

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Quotes by late APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of India:

“It is very easy to defeat someone but it is very hard to win someone.”

“If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.”

“All of us do not have equal talent but all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”

“Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential and power, let difficulties know that you too are difficult.”

“Be more dedicated to making Solid Achievements than in running after swift and synthetic happiness.”

“Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.”

“Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

“Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.”

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“The only good system is a sound system.” (Source: http://www.amusingplanet.com/2013/01/the-10000-bedroom-nazi-hotel-that-was.html)

“We never lose, either win or learn.” Unknown

“I am a square peg in a world of round holes.” Humans of Newyork

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