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INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES Inspirational quotes are a wonderful way to communicate a special message to the person you love. Quotes can be a timeless gift for loved ones to remember a special occasion or memory Relation Every Relation is like a Cardiogram, it has always up & down graph. If it is steady, it Dies. So accept it positively. Believe in Forgiving & Forgetting. Persistence In the fight between rock and wave on sea shore, wave always wins, not by strength but through persistence. So dont give up efforts until you win. Fight If you stand for a reason, Be prepared to stand alone like a tree. If you fall on the ground, Fall as a seed that grows back to fight again. Willpower Don't be like a parrot; Be like an eagle. A parrot speaks but cant fly high, Whereas an eagle is silent & Has the willpower to touch the sky! God's Clock Don't run ahead of GOD. Let HIM direct your steps. HE has plans and HE has time. GOD'S clock is never early nor late. It always strikes on time. Desire Man in God's shop: "Lord what do you sell?" God: "Whatever your heart desires" Man: "I want Peace, Happiness and freedom from fear" God smiled: I sell only seeds not fruits! Being Positive The plus symbol is made with a pair of minus symbols.. All negative things can be shaped as positive.. Let's be + in our walk of Life! Present
Petals of yesterday has withered into the past, Tomorrow is unopened bud that may destroy by rude frost, So today is the full bloom of life. We never know what will happen in flux of time, So enjoy your life to the fullest in present. Faith Little faith says "you can do it" Big faith says "you will do it" But Great faith says "It is done" Nothing is impossible, When YOU believe in yourself. Life Life is not a mystery to be solved, But a reality to be experienced Move on Don't get upset with little jerks in life, because life's like a road and Problems are like speed breakers, They save us from big accidents so enjoy the jerks and move on. Pin Code God has deposited love-joy-prosperity-peace-laughter plus all kinds of blessings in your ATM account. Use without limit. The pin code is .....P.R.A.Y.E.R..... Difficult Moments In difficult moments, behave like a duck; keep calm and unruffled on the surface, But keep paddling away like crazy underneath. True Love True love is an acceptance of all that is, Has been, will be, and will not be. Road The road to success is not straight. There is a curve called Failure, a loop called Confusion, speed bumps called Friends, red lights called Enemies, caution lights called Family. You will have flats called Jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination, an engine called Perseverance, insurance called Faith, a driver called Almighty God, you will make it to a place called Success.. DONT EVER GIVE UP .
Peace Peace is seeing a sunset and knowing who to thank. The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything they have. Prayer Prayer is where an amazing EXCHANGE happens. You hand over your worries to GOD &; HE hands over HIS peace to you. Fly Light Like birds, let us leave behind what we dont need to carry - pains, sorrows, grudges, fears. Always fly light, life is so beautiful! Energy Stopping our mind, stopping the racing mind. It is always thinking about the past or it is always thinking about the future. We are angry about the past or anxious about the future. To take a fresh look at the world, the situation, you need to wake up and see, - as Mahatma Gandhi used to say never look back. He would say lets see what we should do now and for the future. That gives a lot of energy, encouragement, enthusiasm, and lifts you up from the ashes even though there are ashes around you Teenagers Handling Teenagers is like riding a horse. Sometimes you can let loose but sometimes you hold on tight. Change "Changing the Face" can change nothing, But "Facing the Change" can change everything Ego Ego is something that restricts your blossoming. Ego is you not having enough confidence in yourself. Vision Have a vision. Move with confidence Laughter Laughter is the closest possible distance Between two people Faith Faith works wonders. Commitment
You have to commit and your life moves with commitment. Whether you like it or not you simply work. Samadhi When the mind is at ease and centered, That is a glimpse into SAMADHI When you feel I don't know where I am but that I am. Life Journey The whole life journey is from I am somebody to I am nobody And then to I am everybody Faith God has unlimited power but to tap into it you need a line And that line is FAITH Prayer A prayer is not a spare wheel that you pull out when you are in trouble. A prayer is a steering wheel that directs the right path throughout your life. Prayer Prayer within breath is silence Share The very nature of the highest joy is to share, it is to bring it to everybody Word A Word from a friend gives pleasure and happiness to the heart. And the word of God gives light and meaning to our lives. Healthy Only a healthy bud can blossom. In the same way, only a healthy being can suceed. Joy Joy is the realization that there is no vacation from wisdom
Truth Truth is that which neither mind nor words can catch. Only when the mind becomes still, only then can you grasp it. Life Life is enthusiasm, life is love, life is joy New Everyday is a new chapter. Bring up this awareness again and again. Vote Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote! Character Character is that which you expect from others - faithful, loyal, integrated. Do you want others to keep their word? How do you feel if they don't? Character is that, 'do not do unto others what you would not want others to do unto you'. Character is that which is solid, strong, and stable and makes you and other happy. Govern To rule is easy, to govern difficult Love Love becomes devotion through dedication Knowledge To the degree that you are awake, Everything around you brings you knowledge Love Love is not an emotion. It is your very existence Service Real service is when you feel that You have not done enough! Knowledge When you follow fun, misery follows you. When you follow knowledge, fun follows you Intelligence
A sign of intelligence is to see the One in many and find the many in One Weak & Strong When you feel weak, surrender. When you feel strong, do service. Promise God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage. If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it Enthusiasm The sign of life is enthusiasm. The sign of success is smile and joy Wisdom Wisdom without words is silence Our body Our body is like a washing machine. Our mind is like cloth. Love is like pure water. Knowledge is detergent. Each lifetime is one wash cycle. Strength The more you give, the more strength will be given to you Patience If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will avoid one hundred days of sorrow. The Balance The balance of focused mind and an expanded consciousness brings perfection Karma Karma is the impression in the consciousness. The impression draws similar situations, events and actions. So karma has three things: One is the latent karma. It is karma as an impression Karma as an action, and Karma as a result Self The entire universe is just an
expression, projection, of the Being, of the Self Intelligence A sign of intelligence is to see the One in many and find the many in One Feel When you feel weak, surrender. When you feel strong, do service. Wise Fools will make you wiser. The number of fools around you indicates the strength of your centeredness. Experience True experience of beauty can dawn in silence Responsibility It is our responsibility to increase the gap between conflicts and bring peace in the World. Love When love glows, it is bliss. When it flows, it is compassion. When it blows, it is anger. When it ferments, it is jealousy. When it is all "no's", it is hatred. When it acts, it is perfection. Small Step When in doubt, just take the next small step. Mind Your clean your windows, you clean your tables, you wash your clothes, but you forget to wash this mind. Silence Silence is the mother of all qualities, all abilities. Responsibility Responsibility is to do whatever is in your power to do.
Healthiness The state of healthiness has to flow from the innermost of your being to the outermost, and vice versa. That state is called Swasthya in Sanskrit. Life is a totality Life is a totality -- something happens, and then some other thing happens. Attachment to these happenings becomes a stone and you sink. Terrorism The act which is only destructive and inflicts suffering both on oneself and others is terrorism. In such an act, human values are lost in the process of achieving a goal. Spirituality Spirituality can bring about a social change; It can bring the shift from "What am I getting?" to "What can I do?" Divine love In whomsoever you see whatever good quality--appreciating it, honoring it, heightening it, enlightening it--this is Divine Love, this is bhakti, this is devotion Creation Learn to accept creation in its totality. Freedom True freedom is not an "I don't care" attitude. It is lightness from within, a genuine smile and lack of stiffness. A door Don't think, "It's my duty to raise my children." No -- take it as a service; service is different from duty. You have been a door for these little kids to come into this world. They are not yours; they belong to the Divine. You have just been a door. Duality Duality -- a divided mind -- is the cause of fear and misery. Love & Ego When there is Love, there is no ego; ego dissolves like the dew drops with the sun.
HURT "Hurt" is part of love. You can get hurt only when you love; otherwise -- impossible Success Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration. A Loving Silence A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most wellintentioned words. Emotional pollution A time may come in the future, when people will be fined for being depressed because they are creating emotional pollution! The teachings The teachings of Islam, Christianity, Gita and indigenous faiths, all have wonderful messages for mankind. People belonging to all religions could join hands to solve their problems unitedly. Nothing can shake you The next time when someone is rude to you, just give back a broad smile. If you can digest their rudeness, nothing whatsoever can shake you. Power The wrong sort of people are always in power because they would not be in power if they were not the wrong sort people. Silence Wisdom without word is SILENCE Compassion without aim is SILENCE Action without doer is SILENCE Smiling with all existence is SILENCE Prayer Meditation is the best form of prayer. In meditation you surrender, you say let thy will be done. A powerful way The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words. Activity & Productivity
Activity gets you busy. But productivity gets you results. Activity consumes time. Productivity frees it. Beauty in life The body is aging but something in you is not aging. Getting in touch with that something that doesnt age, brings beauty in life. That is meditation. Knowledge and spiritual awareness Knowledge and spiritual awareness should go hand in hand with social and political systems. I think religious leaders, political leaders, business establishments and social workers should get together and spread the message of unity. Sacrifice Sacrifice is letting go of something that you are holding on to or are attached to, which gives you pleasure, for something bigger that would bring good. Sacrifice brings strength in life. Life without sacrifice is stagnant. Wisdom Past should be seen as destiny. Future should be seen as Free-Will. This is wisdom. Wise people do like that. Ocean of Life Don't see people as "lives", see people as floating shells in an ocean of life. Improvement Don't see any bad intentions behind anyone telling us about some mistake. They are expressing what they have seen and what they feel should be improved. And we should do that---what is to be improved, we go ahead and do it. Be a Cloud When you go to bed, don't be "somebody" and sleep. Be a cloud of light, a glow of a candle, full of life, alive. Fire The highest quality of fire creates light and warmth. A medium quality fire creates light but also little smoke. The lowest quality fire produces only smoke and darkness Desire Desire kills joy yet the goal of all desires is joy.
Whenever happiness has disappeared from your life, look deep within and you will see it is because of desire. Enlightenment Being in a crowd when you are alone is ignorance. A feeling of oneness in a crowd is a sign of wisdom. Being alone in a crowd is Enlightenment. Service When you make service your sole purpose in life, it eliminates fear, focuses your mind and gives you meaning. Defenses Drop all your defenses. Anyone can make a mistake - even you. Do not defend your mistakes, just accept them and move on Silence Man spoils much more by speech than by silence Take for granted We take for granted that we have the free will to make conscious decisions to choose between different possible courses of action God's great Gifts When things dont seem to be going your way, always know that God has a plan for you. If you place your trust in Him, He will give you great gifts. Everyone gets what they wanted, though not in the way they had imagined. We dont always know what Gods plans are for us. Even if His ways are not our ways, they are always the best. Life is a totality Life is a totality -- something happens, and then some other thing happens. Attachment to these happenings becomes a stone and you sink Work within your means You must always work not just within but below your means. If you can handle three elements, handle only two. If you can handle ten, then handle only five. In that way the ones you do handle, you handle with more ease, more mastery and you create a feeling of strength in reserve.
Sacrifice Sacrifice is letting go of something that you are holding on to or are attached to, which gives you pleasure, for something bigger that would bring good. Sacrifice brings strength in life. Life without sacrifice is stagnant Freedom True freedom is not an "I don't care" attitude. It is lightness from within, a genuine smile and lack of stiffness. Such freedom will not bring arrogance. Religion and Spirituality Religion is the banana skin and spirituality is the banana. The misery in the world is because we throw away the banana and are holding on to the skin. The Mind The mind is like the wave and the Soul is like the ocean. And the connection between the two is that the mind cannot be without the soul, but the soul can exist without the mind. Love When love glows, it is bliss, When it flows, it is compassion, When it blows, it is anger. When it ferments, it is jealousy. When it is all "no's", it is hatred. When it acts, it is perfection. When love knows, it is me. Faith There is a difference between faith and confidence. Faith is the beginning. Confidence is the result. Faith in yourself brings freedom. Faith in the world brings you peace of mind. Faith in God evokes love in you.
Divine Law The solution is the tail of every problem. Solutions come to you when you are calm and centered, when you use intelligence, when you are not lethargic but active and when you have strong faith in divine law. Mistake See a mistake as a mistake, not as "my" or "his" mistake. "My" means guilt; "His" means anger Do as you can If you cant do as you wish, do as you can. Listen The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most wellintentioned words. Action Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. Love & Smile Being in utter love inspires. It brings confidence in applying knowledge. The visible sign of utter love is an Undying Smile Power of Prayer It is the most subtle way that connects you to The Divine Breath Have you ever thought, "This breath is so beautiful, moving in and out: without it, my body would be thrown away." Admire We always admire the other person more after weve tried to do his job. Tiny matters
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us Intentions Don't see any bad intentions behind anyone telling us about some mistake. They are expressing what they have seen and what they feel should be improved. And we should do that--what is to be improved, we go ahead and do it. Reaction To respond is positive; To react is negative Silence No use in all these talks. Don't go on wasting your energy and time in talking. Be in silence. A thousand words cannot convey a glance, a look from your eyes. And even many thousand looks cannot convey one minute of silence. Just stay, silently. Ignorance Any mistake happens only through ignorance, not through intention Love and joy Drop all your hates now. You are stuck with your hates. This is a place to be in love and joy. Drop all your hatreds. Divine Will He, who lives in the Divine Will from moment to moment, he opens more and more to the Inner Delights and Ecstasies. You are welcomed If you are loving, then you are welcomed everywhere in the world. If you can feel and be one with people anywhere you go, then people are ready to do anything for you.
Ecstasy of Prayer There is no experience that equals the ecstasy of prayer. So a devotee takes every opportunity to pray and to dance for God to Dawn. Moments Remember that life's most treasured moments often come unannounced Imagination Imagine every day to be the last of a life surrounded with hopes, cares, anger, and fear. The hours that come unexpectedly will be so much more the grateful. Knowledge In learning to know other things, and other minds, we become more intimately acquainted with ourselves, and are to ourselves better worth knowing. One Objective We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective. Success Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. Prayer Prayer is effective -- don't give up praying for yourself, even if answers seem slow in coming. Remember that God is firmly in control and encourages us to bring our needs and the needs of others to Him.
Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings. Success Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Man of Value Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. Dedication The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication. A = x+y+z If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. Change The best changes often start as a single, simple thought. Think big, and discover the ways to make your dreams real. Life He is the most fortunate man who can bring the end of his life round to its beginning again. Peace A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself
Beliefs Behavior is based on beliefs. Action doesn't begin in the muscle, it begins in the brain. Belief Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. Voyage The voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new horizons, but in having new eyes Play If Life dosen't offer a game worth playing, then invent a new one. It is a happy talent to know how to play. After all its your life! Work The man who works and is never bored is never old. Work and interest are the best remedy for age. Each day I am reborn. Each day I must begin again. Dreams Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great. Go confidently In the direction of your Dreams. Live the life you've imagined Love If we cannot love the person we see, then how can we love God whom we cannot see? Life Life is very short, so break your silly ego, forgive quickly, believe slowly, love truly, laugh loudly & never avoid anything that makes you smile Best out of life
'I asked God, 'How do I get the best out of life?' God said, 'Face your past without regrets. Handle your present with confidence. And prepare for the future without fear!'' Serve Other People Truly recognize other people as real people, with needs and wants just like your own. Think how you can bring a smile to someone, and then do it! Give increased life in every encounter. Service is a huge key for finding happiness in your life. Failure Failure does not count. If you accept this, you'll be successful. What causes most people to fail is that after one failure, they'll stop trying Life You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life Never Break Never break four thing in your life .................. Trust, Promise, Relation and Heart Because when they break, they don't make noise, but pains a lot. Character Let us not say, Every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, Every man is the architect of his own character. Planting a Tree When we plant a tree, we are doing what we can to make our planet a more wholesome and happier dwelling place for those who come after us, if not for ourselves. LIFE Imagine every day to be the last of a life surrounded with hopes, cares, anger, and fear. The hours that come unexpectedly will be so much more the grateful. Fear of Failure It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed LIVE LIFE
When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life. Remember The more you say, the less people remember Happiness Whoever is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery Cheer ! The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up Life Life is not a burden but an ever flowing river of Cheer, Light and Bliss Complete Harmony Every happening in our life has been pre-ordained. If we realize the compelling mustiness behind all such incidents and become one with them in complete harmony, our life becomes joyous and fruitful Life Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him. Motivation Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. Something New Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Think Big , get a different view We think too small. Like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view
Always have a book at hand, in the parlor, on the table, for the family; a book of condensed thought and striking anecdote, of sound maxims and truthful apothegms. It will impress on your own mind a thousand valuable suggestions, and teach your children a thousand lessons of truth and duty. Such a book is a casket of jewels for your household Wisdom The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid. Transport It is delightful to transport one's self into the spirit of the past, to see how a wise man has thought before us, and to what glorious height we have at last reached TRY NEW Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Wisdom The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Nature Nature is a self-made machine, more perfectly automated than any automated machine. To create something in the image of nature is to create a machine, and it was by learning the inner working of nature that man became a builder of machines. Wisdom The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. The Ability The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business-or almost anywhere else for that matter. A Moment of Time The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it. GREAT THINGS To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. HAPPINESS When one door of happiness closes, another opens,
but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. Plant Knowledge If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old. Fear of Failure It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Wisest There are two things to aim at in life; first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second. Superstition Superstition is the religion of feeble minds secret of success Put your mind, heart, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success! SPEECH MAN spoils matters much more by speech than by SILENCE Think it Over There is no future in any job; The future lies in the man who holds the job Never despise Never despise but always suspect a former enemy THE ISLAND OF ..... The larger the island of knowledge the lower the show line of wonder Wise People As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, wise people falter not, admist blame and praise. Armour of wisdom One has to wear the armour of wisdom while walking through the battlefield of life. Defenses Drop all your defenses. Anyone can make a mistake - even you. Do not defend your mistakes, just accept them and move on.
When you are totally defenseless, that is when you eill be completely strong. HAPPINESS When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. FUTURE The future depends on what we do in the present! VALUES No matter where we live, we live by values. And because they are worth more when we pass them on, The foundation for a better life chose these values to share. Explore each one here. INVENTORS We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities!! SUCCESS Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. SILENCE Some questions can only be answered in silence. Silence is the goal of all answers. If an answer does not silence the mind, it is no answer. Only silence is complete. TRUST in GOD When GOD leads you to the end of the cliff, TRUST him fully. Only one of the two things would happen. He would catch you when you fall or.......... He will teach you how to fly. DREAMS Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. SMILE Keep smiling and keep serving One JOY One JOY scatters a hundred griefs SHADE Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Education
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. KNOWING & WILLING Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. INSPIRE YOURSELF First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Challenges Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm. Freedom Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond SERVICE Service without attitude Love without reason Knowledge without intellect Life beyond time and events is what you are Service ! Service is the expression of joy and love. Ask Yourself. "How can I be useful to those around me and to the whole world?". Then your heart starts to blossom and a completely new level begins............ Stretching Stretching sound is music Stretching movement is dance Stretching the smile is laughter Stretching the mind is meditation Stretching life is celebration Stretching the devotee is God Stretching feeling is ecstasy. Stretching emptiness is bliss.
The Follies The follies a man regrets most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity Take Risks
Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise LIVE He who has nothing to die for has nothing to live for !!! Talents Use what talents you have; The woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best. Learning Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young Do not hurry or worry Don't hurry, don't worry. You're only here for a short visit. So be sure and stop to smell the flowers. PAST & FUTURE One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that .......... we may turn around to find the future has run out on us THE GRAND ESSENTIALS The grand essentials of happiness are: Something to do, Something to love, Something to hope for Money and Time Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their TIME." Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it
Four Things Four things never come back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past, the neglected opportunity.
Two Ways ! There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle Shun idleness !! It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals Two kinds of people There are two kinds of people, Those who do work and Those who take the credit Try to be in first group; There is less competition there Be 100% Our energy is getting dissipated in the form of fears and desires, fears and desires. And it is the desire that makes you weak. Laughter The most wasted day of all is the one without laughter. POWER OF KNOWLEDGE Take with both your hands all that comes. Don't say, "It is not possible for me." With this very thought, "It is not possible," you are resisting and that is the cause for making those storms stay for long periods. Stand there with your arms open and say, "What storms may come--let them. I am here." You grow out of them. You become bigger. This is the role of knowledge: in knowledge, you smile and laugh at the event. You grow out of the event with the power of knowledge. Ignorance ! Any mistake happens only through ignorance, not through intention.