Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Famous Quotes from Great Personalities

‘Just as I would not like to be a slave, so I would not like to be a master’
‘A Government, of the people by the people and for the people’
Abraham Lincoln

 ‘Give us tool and we will finish the job’
‘I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.’
Sir Winston Churchill

‘If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
‘Crush the infamous thing’.

‘The unexamined life is not worth living’
‘Other men live to eat. I eat to live.
‘Nothing can harm a good man, either in life or after death.’
‘I know nothing except that fact of my ignorance’
‘The unexamined life is not worth living’.

‘The Gods help them who help themselves’

‘The State ? It is me’
Louis XIV

 ‘I am not a culprit’
Fidel Castro

‘It was only one life, what is one life in the affairs of a state’
Benitto Mussolini

 ‘Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong’
Adolf Hitler

‘The throne is but a piece of wood covered with velvet’.
‘Give me good mothers. I shall give you a good nation.’
‘There is no word such as impossible in my dictionary’
Napolean Bonaparte

 “Et tu Brute”.
Vini Vidi Vici (I came, I saw, I, conquered)
Julius Caesar

‘I am dying with the help of too many physicians’
Alexander the Great

 ‘Let a hundred flowers bloom and let a thousand schools of thought contend’
“Powers flows from the barrel of a gun”.
Mao- Tse -Tung

 “We can secure peace only by preparing for war”.
John F. Kennedy

 ‘The living need charity more than the dead
George Arnold

 ‘Reading make a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man’.
‘Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested’.
‘Studies serve for delight, for ornament and for ability’.
Francis Bacon

 ‘Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought
“If winter comes can spring be far behind’’
P.B. Shelley

 ‘Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great judgement seat’.
‘East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet’.
Rudyard Kipling

 ‘The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is’
Bernard Shaw

 'Where wealth accumulates, men decay’.
‘Wisdom makes but a slow defence against trouble, though at last at sure one’.
Oliver Goldsmith

 ‘The roots of education are bitter, but fruit is sweet.
‘Virtue is the mean state between two vices, the one of excess and other deficiency’.
‘Man is by nature a political animal’

 ‘Let them eat cakes’.
Marie Antoinette
“My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me”
Jesus Christ

 ‘Nevertheless it moves’

 ‘Play the game in the spirit of game’.
Baron Peirre de Coubertin

 ‘The empty vessel makes the greatest sound’.
‘Something is rotten in the state of Denmark’
‘There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so’.
‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.
‘Frailty thy name is woman’.
‘To be or not to be, that is the question’.
‘Cowards die many times before their death, the valiant never taste death but once’.
‘All the world is a stage and all the men and women merely players’
William Shakespere

 ‘All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance’.
T.S. Eliot

 ‘End justifies the means
Nicholo Machiavelli

 ‘Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety nine percent perspiration’.
Thomas Alva Edison

 ‘Knowledge is power’
Thomas Hobbes

 ‘Superstition is the religion of feeble minds’
Edmund Burke

 ‘The style is the name himself’

 ‘Proper words in proper place’
Johnathan Swift

 ‘Nature never did betray the heart that loved her’.
‘The child is the father of man’.
William Wordsworth

 ‘A little knowledge is a dangerous thing’.
 ‘Fools rush in where angels fear to tread’
Alexander Pope

‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’
‘Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter’.
“Beauty is truth and truth beauty”.
John Keats

 ‘Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely’.
Lord Acton

 ‘Liberty, Equality, Fraternity’.
‘Man is born free, yet every where he is in chains’.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau

 ‘Whom the Gods love die young’.
Lord Byron

 ‘It takes two to speak the truth - on to speak and the other to hear’.
Henry David Thoreau

 ‘The history of the world is but the biographies of great men’.
Thomas Carlyle

 ‘Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven’.
John Milton

 ‘Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel’
Dr. Samuel Johnson

 ‘Better a live sparrow than a dead eagle’.

 ‘Romanticism is disease classicism is health’
Von Goethe

 ‘Taxation without prosperity’
Jacob Molecschott

 ‘To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.’
Sir Isaac Newton

 ‘Thank God I have done my duty’.
Last words of Lord Nelson

 ‘Virtue is its own reward’
‘The good of the people is the chief law’ -

 “Give me a place to stand and I can move the entire earth”.
‘Eureka ! Eureka! (I have found it)’ -

 ‘Religion is the opium of the people’
Karl Marx

 ‘Man is a tool making animal’
Benjamin Franklin

 ‘Direct Action’
Mohammed Ali Jinnah

 ‘Good government is no substitute for self government’.

One small step for men a leap for mankind (On the stepping on moon)
Neil Armstrong

 ‘I think therefore I am’.

 ‘Truth and non - violence are my God’
‘Do or die’
‘Hai Ram’
‘Untouchability is a crime against God and mankind’
‘A customer is the most important person in our premises’.
Mahatma Gandhi

‘Ram and Rahim are the two different names of the same God’
Kabir Das

‘Kerala is a lunatic asylum’
‘Live fast; die young’.
Swami Vivekananda

 ‘We have now to fight for peace with the same courage and determination as we fought against aggression’.
‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’
Lal Bahadur Shastri

 ‘One caste, one God, one religion for man’.
Sree Narayana Guru

 ‘Back to Vedas’
Swami Dayananda Saraswati

 ‘Generations to come, it may be, will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked up on this earth’.
Einstein (About Gandhi)

 ‘The whole universe is my native land’
Kalpana Chawla

 ‘Swaraj is my birthright I shall have it’
Balagangadhara Tilak

 ‘We have made a tryst with destiny’.
‘Aram Haram Hai’
‘At the stroke of midnight hour when the world sleeps India will wake to life and freedom’.
Jawaharlal Nehru

 ‘Dilli Chalo’.
‘Give me blood’ I shall give you freedom’
Subhash Chandra Bose

 ‘Garibi Hatao’
Indira Gandhi

‘Freedom is in peril. Defend it with all your might’.
‘Work like a bull and live like a hermit’.
Dr. Ambedkar

 ‘Aiming low is a crime’
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

 the light that shone in this country was no ordinary light ..... for that light represented that living truth ...
Jawaharlal Nehru

‘This was their finest hour’
Sir Winston Churchill

 ‘More things are wrought by prayers than this world dreams of’.

 ‘Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get’.
George Bernad Shaw

‘The goal of war is peace; of business, leisure’
The roots of education are bitter, but fruit is sweet

 Marriage is the only adventure open to the timid

 ‘Know them thy self, presume not God to scan’
‘The proper study of mankind of a man’
Alexander Pope

 The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved’
Victor Hugo

 ‘Among freemen there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet’
Abraham Lincolin

‘There is no god higher than truth’
Mahatma Gandhi

 ‘The best portion of a good Men’s life. His little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love’
William Wordsworth

 “I am restless, I thirst for the distant, the far away”
‘I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest’
John Keats

 ‘The class struggle necessarily leads to the dictatorship of the proletariat’
Karl Marx (1818 - 83)

 Big, Bright and beautiful
(Describing the view of the earth from the space)
“The responsibility for their flight lies from with history and with the giants of science who proceeded the effort”.
(Farewell telecast from space)
Neil Armstrong

 ‘Big brother is watching you’
George Orwel

 ‘Be proud that you are Indian, proudly claim I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother’


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