Doing what you're told to do is easy but doing what you want requires one to be courageous.
Dont make tomorrow a continuation of today.
Let me fly in the harry potter sky, while witches on brooms pass me by.
When you make something make sure you make it unbreakable as Life is short for breaking what you make.
The only ending to real life is death.
What is your right may be my left.
When i hear somebody sigh, "life is hard", i am always tempted to ask, "compared to what?"
You can only get things done if your salary isn't reduced by your action.
Real fools are those who don't understand compliments.
Judge by experience, not by prejudice.
Achievement is greater than acknowledgement.
I am drawing a line between you and me, starting afresh with number one, and I consider the number before that line to be zero.
If you have a problem you need to correct the first step will be to realize that you have that problem.
A man who is truly honest wouldn't flaunt his truthfulness.
Comprehending what you can understand, is possibly one of the most challenging feats mankind has encountered.
As times change, nobody can stay the same.
Simplicity is beauty. Being able to look and feel good effortlessly is real beauty.
You cannot be born patriotic, you have to pursue patriotism.. And that applies to every other quality and ambition.
One who creates does not destroy. So, God may be the creator of this world, but ironically enough it is his biggest creation man who is the ultimate destroyer.
If you put your hands in dirty water your hands get dirty.
Answers don't depend on the questions asked, but on who's asking the questions.
The only happiness that can be derived from pain is when revenge is sought. that happiness wont be a true one though, it would be more like a relief, a reassurance, that the harmer is hurting.
Courage should be drawn from the merciful adjustment which nature makes when what cannot be cured must be endured.
You cannot inspire others unless you yourself are inspired.
When a match touches kerosene there is fire, how much ever you stretch elastic it has one form and nothing can prevent a float from floating.
You cannot like something without wanting it, and you don't really like something unless you dont pursue it.
If you can accept yourself, nothing in the world can affect you, harm, hurt, reject, upset or scare you.
I used to be scared of ghosts until i realised it was my very spirit that frightened me the most.
Forget your scars before you reach for the stars. And forgive the people who scarred you.
Fools can forgive and forget but the wise forgive but never forget.
How can you forget? Forgetting is not possible if you are wanting to do it consciously. You can only forget if the want to forget is not so much. And the only reason you still remember is because you chose to not forget.
Good judgement comes from bad experience, bad judgement comes from none.
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got.
Art is life...the canvas your destiny.....the paint is your actions...the paint brush are your decisions...and the will to paint is your faith....so let faith unbide, be by your side & make you paint beautifully so that the result is a good piece of art...
Which was worse when left unexplained: a life, or a death?
If i could bleed tears i would bleed enough to see a dead man come alive. If i knew exactly who i am i'd make this world a warmer place. If i could erase things it would be religion that i would erase and if i have a superpower i would make all time cease, once and for all. No past no present and no future. Just make it all senseless.. Because time is a way of life..if i had one wish, i wish that i could fly.. Naturally though with wings and all..i've been running all along and now i don't know what i'm running after anymore..
You can't afford to be choosy if you have no choice.
True friendship is not about being inseparable. It is about being separate and nothing changing.
Your biggest competitor is your own view of your future.
The world is full of people pretending to be just that, people. It is a rarity that a person differing to all these people can exist in this pool of people.
There are two sides to anything: the original and the fake. The word 'fake' has several synonymons like, duplicate, impersonation, imposter, a shadow, a reflection, a dummy, a copycat, a photocopy, the opposition..
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
There is nothing more flattering and pleasing than knowing that your services are overpriced.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
Much misery has been derived from your pain; Set me free, i'll stand to gain..
Don't drive fast because someone is waiting for you, drive safely because someone is waiting for you..
You am what you is and i are who i be.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity and they seem to be more afraid of life than death.
All that we are is a result of what we have thought.
Imagination is everything, it is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The real secret of power is consciousness of power.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable, even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
It is not the size of the fighter in the fight that matters, it is the size of the fight in the fighter that counts.
Liars justify, truthful people admit.
The best test of intelligence is what we do with our leisure.
The basic instinct of man is to protect himself from danger, thus, even the biggest fools can sense danger, and hence try to protect himself, this natural virtue intact.
Don't judge a person looking at his birth or what his ancestory is like, who his father is, what he has achieved in his life, there is a simpler way, you judge that person by what he does, and what he's doing.
Actions speak louder than words.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
I have heard that Money is the root of all evil. It is a means to an end, not an end in itself, which in simpler words means that if there is nothing to purchase, or consume, no seller of what so ever product or service available, no investment options, money is completely useless. So technically its not money thats the root of all evil, its plain human greed.
If you don't find whatever you are looking for, it doesn't mean it's not there, maybe you're not looking in the right places, maybe its not meant to be yours for now, but if you truly want it, the universe will conspire for you to get it, and you will always get what you truly, truly want.
There is no issue that cannot be understood, and if you fail to understand, it is solely because the mind refuses to understand it.
Time changes evrything except something within us which is always suprised by a change.
A little help does not make your success somebody else's.
Life has to be difficult so that it can be easy one day.
What won't kill you will only make you stronger.
A true friend hears the song in your heart and sings it to you when your memory fails.
Truly sorry people are never forgived, because they don't think they are worthy of forgiveness, and you always get what you want.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Self love is the most fulfilling love of all kinds.
The biggest instances of frustration is when you can't remember an idea, a thought, and when something goes missing. Nothing more frustrating than losing work, a waste of precious time.
After a great tragedy, smaller tragedies seem insignificant.
It is easier to live through some one else than to become complete yourself.
Painters do the painting and artists paint.
Its always bad to lose, but its even worse if you are a sore loser.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.
When there is greed in the market you should be afraid, and when there is fear in the market you should be greedy.
The sense of obligation is lesser in those who receive favours then in those who grant them.
The beginning always seems difficult, it is with taking baby steps that you can start walking, and then running.
You can only truly regret and repent about something you have done if it's affecting your today in way you don't want it to, otherwise it's all experience, and its made you smarter.
There's always misery before moonlight and going through misery patiently will guarantee more moonlight.
Hatred is not the opposite of love, indifference is; if you hate, you care enough to hate.
Literacy can not give what a good education can.
It's not possible to leave footprints in the sand, but it's possible to leave footprints in people's lives, and the way they think.
Why is it that while you can't say "bye" to a person you haven't said "hi" to, but you can say "hi" to a person you have said "bye" to?
Wisdom is not acquired after an age. An aged person can be as childish as a child. Your experiences, and what you've benefitted from and learned from your experiences, thats wisdom. It is irrespective of age.
And in the end, it's not the years in your life, but the life in your years that are important.
Why is it that after you've loved and lost, you can't love as much anymore and you're left bitter, you expect less and are less hopeful about life?
Why is it that after the battle is over, and victory is yours, there's a feeling of exhaustion instead of celebration?
With great power comes great responsibility.
Every time we choose safety, we reinforce fear.
When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
People who love are capable of hatred but people who don't love just don't care.
Water boils on fire, and water puts out fire. Ironic, isn't it?
Laughter rises out of tragedy, when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage.
You shouldn't stop doing things you enjoy just because the person you used to do them with is not there anymore.
You could come to hate the person you love. But, with an acquaintance, with someone you barely know, it could go both ways.
When two people are born they are 2 separate entities and when they get together they become 1. Staying one for life is one of the few grand successes you can achieve in life.
The happiest people are those who may be aware of what's available, but prefer to live with what they've got. They are the unambitious lot who love truly and live truthfully, patience and dignity intact. Even though this fact is well read, the value and beauty of it never fails to inspire hope.
More people attend those funerals where the picture of the deceased is a smiling one.
Small minds discuss people, mediocre minds discuss events, and great minds discuss ideas. And more and more ideas leads to invention, improvisation. And growth. That's change, and since change is inevitable, it's Nature's Law, so do we really need great minds anymore?(LOL).
Everyone knows how. Nobody knows why.
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
True friendship survives time, distance and silence. It is a constant light within the heart, that encourages up to be the best we can be.
Noone likes being told what to do, however, that doesn't mean you shouldn't.
Advice is not meant to be followed anyway. As is the same with promises.
Nothing can survive permanence in reality.
It's only impossible till you allow it to enter your realm of possibilities.
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Don't propose, don't beg, don't plead, don't negotiate and don't gamble. Just make an offer that's irresistable, and you shall get what you want.
When you are expected to do something you wouldn't do on your own, there comes a sense of guilt when you haven't fulfilled those obligations.
What you do here, you get here only.
Take more and you will get less, give more and you shall get alot.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what i can say is they must change if they are to get better.
Owning things sure makes you rich, but being able to live without these lavish ownerships and not complain about it makes you even richer.
The difference between a critic and a cynic is that the former believes that there is room for improvement and a cynic is perpetually looking for incorrigible faults.
Sometimes your own imagination can be very misleading, like a tool to induce you to assume things which are not there and will never happen.
The best test of intelligence is what we do with our leisure.
Don't make someone a priority when you are only made an option.
Don't give so much that you wake up one day to find nothing for yourself.
Only expect from someone how much you're willing to give yourself.
Don't love someone if you don't know why you love them, otherwise nothing could be so damaging and unrequited.
He who fears you present will hate you absent.
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds.
The most difficult phase in life is not when no one understands you; it is when you don't understand yourself.
Never explain yourself to anyone, because the person who likes you doesn't need it and the person who dislikes you won't believe it.
Character, not brain, will count at the crucial moment.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to reach at the second place or even the third place.
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
Generally the theories we believe we call them facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call them theories.
A specialist is one who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else.
Millions said the apple fell but Newton was the one to ask why.
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
Always behave like a duck-Keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle with great vigour underneath.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Just like everything that keeps changing, getting better never stops.
At times, it is better to keep your mouth shut and let people wonder if you're a fool than to open it and remove all their doubts.
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them so much.
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process for as long as he lives.
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
The real test of power is not capacity to make war but capacity to prevent it.
If you would not like to be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.
A real smile will come through even if you have chapped lips, but if its pretend, you will need some chapstick.
We are all either fools or undiscovered geniuses.
To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
You cannot go for a quest for information if you don't have a thirst for knowledge.
You never know what you have till it's gone. You never get what you want cos you cant. And why is it that you always want things you know you'll never get. It's merely the fun you get in the chase.
Never settle for anything less than unexpected adventure.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.
There is a very big difference between "I Love You" and "I'm In Love With You."
People say "Never hate" and then they also say "never say never." now what are we to do?!
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
If you don't know where you are going, no road will take you there.
The greatest mistake in life is marrying the wrong person for the fear of loneliness.
I always knew that looking back on my tears would someday make me smile, but I never knew that looking back on my laughter would someday make me cry.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
You're only given what you deserve, so there's really nothing you can not deal with.
Like a flower, when you bend, your spirit dies.
Big words seldom accompany good deeds.
As you're climbing the ladder of success don't look down, but once you've reached the top, look down and strengthen all that has got you there, so that you don't fall but stand at the top firmly and surely.
When someone loves you, you dont feel it, when you realise it, its too late.
Love speakes in a tender voice, but it is heard in spite of the noise. Love sees simple beauty, not what the eyes see. Love is the sharpest weapon, which can open any heart. Love is like the blazing sun, that gives light to everyone.
Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize that they were the big things.
You are destined to write your own destiny.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
It is when life is tough when it seems so unfair.
My heart is not yours to break, my life is not yours to take, my decisions are not yours to make. My mind is not yours to read, and my opinions are not for sale. And if your life is so short, its not mine to put to waste. So take all your good and take all your bad too, go and pick it all up, fix your life and make it work.
While there is no point in reading a language you don't understand, there is a point in understanding what you can read.
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
You don't have to learn to live with what you've got if you've learned to love what you've got.
The heart knows not what it wants, for that the mind knows, but the heart knows what it loves.
There's nothing so wrong about "me too", if you are doing it too because you want to, not because you're a copycat.
We get what we deserve, not what we desire.
Our lives begin to end the minute we become silent about the things that matter.
The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.
The secret of success is adding a pinch of wisdom to the preparation, because the attainment of success is nothing but a preparation and events that are designed to occur at the right place and at the right time.
I don't know if i regret having left you, or if i'm sorry to have had you in the first place.
You know you're at the right job when you don't work to get paid, but get paid to work.
If you don't believe in destiny you have to make room for miracles, because that's the only way people winning lotteries gets justified.
Spend wealth on health, not health on wealth.
The woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
If you want a place in the sun, you've got to put up with a few blisters.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
Never resort to borrowing unless you have absolutely no assets, if you begin saving for a rainy day today, you will be guaranteed a debt free and stress free life.
Be careful what you wish for; what good can come from a money making machine, if there is nothing to buy with it? Water water everywhere but not a drop to drink.
Just before a cow is killed for it's meat, it is well fed and taken care of. Beware of well wishers for they maybe hell wishers.
You don't get the care because you care about the caring, you get the care if you care.
If you're the competition, you won't be threatened by competition.
What is action if it's not an implementation of an idea.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh.
You cannot change your future. But, you can change your habits. And sure your habits will change your future.
Your memory is irreplaceable; but that doesn't make it unforgettable.
Peace is hard to attain in this world because everyone wants to win, but the place for the winner is at the peak, and there's room for one. So once we individually are at peace with oneself, we will collectively become peaceful.
Make mistakes; it's a part of the process of never making them again.
I state the obvious, because someone should.
Real peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of justice.
You can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink.
Life has to be hard so that it may be easy one day.
We do not inherit the earth
from our ancestors,
we borrow it
from our children
There is nothing like returning
to a place that remains unchanged
to find the ways in which
you yourself have altered.
You can't assume you're patient if you have nothing to be patient about.
Act so that every action of yours should be capable of becoming a universal rule of action for all men.
It's no good crying over spilt milk, because all the forces of the universe were bent on spilling it.
There is nothing so terrible as the pursuit of art by those who have no talent.
Relationships are like windows; they can be opened minimized, maximized, restored or closed.
For you to have love for life you must have a life of love.
Being half-wrong doesn't make it all wrong but being half-right makes it all wrong.
Good things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
While we want to do things we can't, we can do things we don't want to.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
We make a living by what we get. But, we make a life by what we give.
Our heart is the best hypocrite in the world. We think it beats for us inside. But it beats for someone else who is outside.
If it won't kill you now it will kill you in the future. And no, you're not getting stronger.
Life is not about learning how to survive the storm but how to enjoy the rain.
Without sinners there'd be no saints.
Aim to have lived a life not a lie, strive to never stray, have a clear conscience and ensure that the truth never hurts.
It's not having what you want, it's wanting what you've got.
Everybody wants to be understood. We want to be heard so much, that we forget to listen. And in the end nobody ends up being heard or understood.
Things don't automatically fall into place. It just so happens that you make peace with the place it falls into.
We all know how to talk, nobody knows how to do.
If it's not broke, don't fix it.
When i said, "it's not hard now!", i was talking about the cake, not the making of it.
Things go wrong so that you can appreciate them when they're right.
Missing someone gets easier everyday because even though it's one day further from the last time you saw each other, it's one day closer to the next time you'll meet.
Songs have the power to contain memories. Every beat a moment of the past.
Some promises are always unbroken. Some memories are always unwritten. Feel the magic of true relation and you'll know that some words are always unspoken.
I thought it was nothing and it will pass and it did. And then i think it must have been nothing else but love because that would justify the insanity.
If you don't see the point you probably won't be able to see the big picture.
When i go to a place i haven't been to for a while and notice nothing's changed, i know in my heart, a part of me is still the same.
If you are born poor it's not your mistake, but if you die poor it is.
We can learn alot from trees, they're always grounded but never stop reaching heaven wards.
The more sand that has escaped from our lives, the clearer we should see through it.
Diamonds are nothing but chunks of coal that stuck to their job.
For beautiful eyes look for good in others; for beautiful lips speak only words of kindness; and for poise walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Make a mind which never minds, make a heart which never hurts, make a touch which never pains and make a relationship which never ends.
Do not count what you have lost; just see what you have now, because the past never comes back but sometimes future may give you back your lost things.
There's a big difference between what you think you can do and what you can do.
With the love of your life, spend a lifetime of love.
When there is an hour of need there is also a need of the hour which fulfils that need.
You should be committed to your passions and passionate about your committments.
In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that he did not also limit his stupidity.
Somebody once said that we never know what is enough until we know what is more than enough.
All of us perform better and more willingly when we know why we're doing what we have been told or asked to do.
Night is longer than day for those who dream and day is longer than night for those who make their dreams come true.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies in you when you are alive.
Think about yourself atleast once in your lifetime. Otherwise you may miss the best comedy in this world.
When it rains all the birds occupy shelter but the eagle is the only bird that avoids the rain by flying above the cloud. The problem is common to all but the attitude makes a difference.
You learn to love someone when you find out what makes them smile but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry.
The helplessly hopeful turn to god and the hopelessly helpful turn to people.
Anyone who can touch you, can hurt you or heal you; anyone who can reach you, can love you or leave you.
There's no road that you have to follow, you have to make your own road, pave it with your bare hands, and then walk on it like a king.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Life is short to not do the things you said you gonna do.
It's better to get hurt by the truth than to be comforted with a lie.
The best way to get over or get with someone is to speak up.
Just because you see someone looking at you in the mirror, it doesn't mean that person can see the mirror.
Erasers are for people who make errors is what we believe, but the fact is, Erasers are for people who are willing to correct their mistakes.
Half of the problems in life are because we act without thinking, and rest half is because we keep thinking without acting.
One should have a unique character like salt, its presence is not felt but its absence makes food tasteless.
A good plan for today is better than a great plan for tommorow.
Confidence doesn't come when you have all the answers.
It comes when your ready to face all the questions.
Hard work is like stairs and luck is like a lift. A lift may fail sometimes but the stairs will always get you to the top.
When you run from something, it only stays with you longer. When you fight something, it only makes you stronger.
Love is a dangerous mistake,and it's accomplice hope is a treacherous mistake.
You choose your happiness and sorrows long before you experience them.
Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
Everybody wants to be happy, nobody wants to be in pain, but how can you have a rainbow, without any rain?
We all know what to do, we're just waiting for an epiphany so that we may do those things we know we have to do.
The happiest are those who want what they need and not need what they want.
It's better to descend the stairs than to climb them, because it's better to escape than to be cornered.
When you love, don't give so much of yourself that you don't enjoy your own company anymore.
Put yourself first, because in the end, trust me there will be an end, you're all you've got.
Nobody can predict for anybody else; the past is absolutely impotent to know anything of the future. The future is that which remains open. If it can be predicted it becomes closed, it is no longer the future; if you can predict the future it is already past. You have already cancelled its opening, it has become closed.
The difference between a patriot and a rebel depended on who was in power at the moment.
The desire of appearing clever often prevents our becoming so.
Silence saves us from being wrong and foolish, but it also deprive us of the possibility of being right.
Love is an irresistable desire to be irresistably desired.
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
If there's a difference between what we like and what is good for us, and between what we deserve and what we expect, that's how we become unhappy.
If you are comfortable in your own skin, you can be comfortable anywhere, because home is where the heart is.
Less did more than more could ever do, more became more, and less became less and when more died less cried very less.
It's much easier to be patient about something you're sure to get, rather than being patient about something so elusive, you don't know what it is you're patient about.
It's better to die early once and for all than to die a thousand times in one life.
Music makes life beautiful.
After a while you may find that having is not so pleasing after all as wanting.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all that he knows or all he sees.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Two people can damage a society: the one who knows and doesn't talk, and the one who doesn't know and talks.
Some of us are not bothered with finding an answer; some of us have given up long ago and now form a part of a world in which neither life nor death, space nor time exist. Others, however are being forced to think hard and I guess I am one of them.
You've got your passion, you've got your pride, but don't you know only fools are satisfied? Dream on, but don't imagine that they all come true.
People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right.
Nobody gives anything to anybody for nothing.
The business of business is business and the best business is our business.
If you live, god will live with you. If you refuse to run his risks, he'll retreat to that distant heaven and be merely a subject for philosophical speculation. Everyone knows this, but no one takes the first step, perhaps for fear of being called mad.
Dream as you'll live forever and live and if you'll die tomorrow.
Trash clogs drains and cash clogs brains.
Tyrants fear people they oppress the most, they realise that one day amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against then and strikes back.
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness.
When you ask God for courage, he doesn't just give it you, although he does give you the opportunity to be courageous.
No more be grieved at that which thou hast done; Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud, clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun, and loathsome canker, lives in sweetest bud.
All good can't abate all that is evil. That is a bookish philosophy, an idealistic theory. If all good could fight all evil, there would be no evil. But that is not possible because all good and all evil exist in one being. It is like a coin which has two sides, it can be tossed to show heads or tails, not both together. Just like humans, you can either be all good or all evil or both, depending on the environment in which you've been placed, depending on how you've been molded, manipulated, taught or brainwashed. Therefore evil can never be eliminated, they co-exist; evil and good. Besides, if there was no evil, you couldn't be able to realise the presence of good.
Perfectionists are never satisfied.
Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish.
Value has a value only if its value is valued.
He wishes he could do more, He thinks i'm in pain, He wants to show me the door, He knows it will be in vain, He hates it to the core, And he's sure i'm insane. I've fallen in this love so deep, With a man so weak, i can't speak, i can hardly sleep. Don't know where this will go, just another heartbreak, just another blow.
Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.
You never want what you get, and never get what you want.
Never take anyone for granted; Hold every person close to your heart, because you might wake up one day and realize that you've lost a diamond while you were too busy collecting stones.
Be patient and you shall never have to be a patient.
Service to man is service to god.
The past and the future is always better than the present, the past because it's no longer there, and we value it now, the future because it's elusive and can be designed to our liking.
The only consolation when life is hell is the knowledge that all is temporary.
Mummy is home.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
Most times there is no good reason why we get depressed.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Memories makes songs powerful.
He goes through life pushing doors marked pull.
Debates produce alot of heat but no light.
It's not what you know; it's what you can prove.
It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.
Sometimes it's in pain that you find peace.
Love is like a river, sometimes little more than a gentle meander, other times a raging torrent and, occasionally, during periods of drought, it could dry up and disappear entirely. But it is always there, mapped out on the landscape.
The heart is meant to be broken as that is how it learns to open up.
If we always follow our "DON'Ts" we'll never have any DUES.
You can only be defied if you accept defeat.
Be grateful that you dont have everything you want because that means you still have an opportunity to be happier tomorrow than you are today.
War doesn't determine who's right. War determines who's left.
If you linger in the past, you'll prolong the present, and never be able to experience the future.
When a friendship goes wrong it feels like discovering you got the lyrics wrong of a song you love and have been singing for a long time.
Boredom is lack of creativity, not lack of options.
Courage isn't the absence of fear, it is the presence of fear, yet the will to continue.
When tempted to fight fire with fire, keep in mind that the Fire Department usually uses water.
By the time you can make ends meet, they move the ends.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The disadvantage of to-do lists are that when you're penning them down that's when you want to do it the most, but when you get the time to do the things on the list you don't want to do them anymore.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.
Don't spend your free time planning what you will do in your free time because if you do you will never find that free time to do those things.
Helping hands are better than praying lips.
The weaker sex is the stronger sex because of the weakness of the stronger sex for the weaker sex.
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will atleast help you be miserable in comfort.
Never suppress the urge to cry because it may do you more harm than good.
If you can't get someone off your mind they are probably supposed to be there.
Everything is okay in the end, if it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Only after you're awake do you realize that you were sleeping.
Love has the power of making you believe what you would normally treat with the deepest suspicion.
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
A teacher isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give her best in order to discover what she already knows.
In life, when all superfluous things have ben discarded, we discover simplicity and concentration.The simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful it will be, even though at first, it may seem uncomfortable.
There are a series of rules to happiness, and if you fail to follow them, your conscious mind will refuse to accept the idea that you're happy and this is because society tries to define how ideals should be manifested in reality.
Changes only happen when we go totally against everything we're used to doing.
We're living in an age in which slavery is the only path to happiness. Free will demands immense responsibility; it's hard work, it brings with it anguish and suffering.
Too often, going after what feels good means letting go of what you know is right.
No man loses his freedom except through his own weakness.
Don't make so many mistakes in life that before the pencil runs out, the eraser is over.
Tolerance is a great trait to contain, but so is the ability to shut up.
Paste made in haste is waste.
The time we waste time, we waste time.
Just because the song ends, doesn't mean you have to stop enjoying the music.
Everything that is unknown has an element of interest to it.
You can find beauty in anything. Life is about deciding which things you would like to spend your time finding it in.
You are everything you've ever seen, heard, and felt.
If you have real power you don't have to show it.
Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.
If a man hasn't discovered something to die for, he isn't fit to live.
If you study to remember, you will forget, but if you study to understand, you will remember.
If you feel that you're not going through a phase, that's the phase you are going through; the phase of not going through anything.
I thought we were on the same page and I was so happy; but then you look up and say, "I'm sorry I don't understand this language," and there goes the last piece of my heart.
You have to remember who you were to figure out who you want to be.
The normal saying is that once bitten, you become twice shy. However, it should be once bitten, you become twice sly.
Sometimes a hero has to run away to live to fight another day.
The greatest success is successful self-acceptance.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
You never learn anything by doing it right.
Never having tried to succeed is worse than giving up for fear of failure.
Being innovative comes from seeing what everyone sees and thinking what no one has thought.
The biggest things are always the easiest to do because there is no competition.
No one is listening until you make a mistake.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Life is like cotton. Don't make it heavier by sinking it in the water of sorrow, but make it lighter by letting it blow in the wind of joy.
If you hate a person, you hate something in that person that is part of yourself. What is not part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.
Indifference and neglect often do far greater harm than outright dislike.
Success is not the key to happiness. It is the other way around. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Harry potter's good, but larry's hotter.
Everyday's the same, everyone's the same. Ever changing, yet always the same. At the end of the day nothing matters. Except what you think, what you feel, what you want to do.
The secret of patience is doing something else in the meanwhile.
Assume and you shall make an ass of you and me.
The secret of happiness is to admire something without desiring it.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as you please.
It all boils down to zero! At the end of the day, nothing matters, not how much you earned, how much you gave, how much you suffered, how much you won, it all boils down to nothing, nothing at all. It's sad really. You're going to die alone, poorer than all the umpteen billions you might make.
You can either feel good or feel right about something. If it's both, only then is it what you ought to do. Don't act on impulse. Think a dozen times before you do. Try and forecast the consequences of you acting upon those impulses. Ask yourself, is this something I really want to do? Will I regret doing this? Can I handle the consequences without any distress? If you can answer these questions, then only act on impulse. If you feel the need to fight it, tell yourself over and over that you are better than this, and that you cannot let your clouded judgement and absurd impulses overpower you and divert you from your focus. Don't let unrealistic elusive what-ifs overshadow your priorities. Get sorted.
People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.
Life doesn't give us chances; Life is our chance to give.
I want to be such a voracious writer that I'll be in the fear of the colour of my blood in my fingers turning into the colour of ink.
The sound of silence is even louder than the most deafening explosion.
You never can always get what you want. And so you shouldn't make decisions having expectations depending on those wants.
Do not focus on results, nothing will change. Instead focus on change, you will get results.
People who begin many things finish few.
A person's character is not only judged by the company he keeps but also by the company he avoids.
The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.
If someone is trying to escape don't run after that person, instead cover all the exits.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mistakes are a part of life, relapse is not.
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Love means relentless, limitless giving; regardless of the remotest form of reciprocation.
I want you just as much as I want someone to be there, because I feel so lost and lonely. But I must stop this wanting, because you've got several other people who're wanting the same things from you. And the irony of it all is, you're unhappy, you're losing all sentiment and you don't got that one person to fill your loneliness, and so you're unable to give anymore; how much could you anyway. So I'm letting you go. You can strike me out of your list of obligations. No more I'm I going to waste your time and energy in the hope that you'd understand, because you must not understand, I shouldn't have such lowly expectations. I'm done with this hollow hole of never ending depression. I'm out, for good.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Those who are most slow in making promises, are most faithful in fulfilling them.
As long as we don't forgive people who've hurt us, they occupy a rent-less space in our mind.
It's not important to go to heaven after we leave the world. It's important to create heaven before we leave the world.
Winning doesn't always mean being first, means you are doing better than you've done before.
I'd rather be selfless and dishonest than be selfish and honest. And being dishonest doesn't always amount to lying.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Good judgement comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgement.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward.
Always take your elder's advice, not because they are always right, but because they have more experiences of being wrong.
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
Time is the most elastic element of the world. It increases when we are waiting and decreases when we are enjoying.
The only thing constant about life is death.
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Adversity doesn't build character, it reveals it.
Handsome is as handsome does.
Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind.
Trying to make someone fall in love with you is about as pointless as trying to control who you fall in love with.