Inspiring Quotes

Ms. Rema Alawar

* A Reader today, A leader tomorrow 

* The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
(Martin Luther King)
* Reading is dreaming with opened eyes
* Be happy with the little that you have. There are people with nothing that still manage to sile.
* Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. ― Lao Tzu

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ― Mahatma Gandhi

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln

*If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” Albert Einstein

* Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.  Lao Tsu

* Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Lao Tsu

* Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Conficius

* It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. Confucius

* To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. Conficius

* “Seven Deadly Sins

Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.”  
Mahatma Gandhi

* I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Nelson Mandela

* Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future. Nelson Mandela

* Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots. Victor Hugo

* Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant. Victor Hugo

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.  Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 * It's the company, not the cooking, that makes a meal.

 * Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

 * It's not the will to win that matters...everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters.

 * Like anyone else, there are days I feel beautiful and days I don't, and when I don't, I do something about it.

 * What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.

 * Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.

 * It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.

 * What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.( Jewish Proverb)

 * The power to bring me out of solitude - or to push me back into it - had never belonged to another person. It was mine and only mine.

 * The strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone.

 * May I never miss a sunset or a rainbow because I am looking down.

 * When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.

 * Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.

 * Knowing that there is worse pain doesn't make present pain hurt any less.

 * Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.

 * That's just the way things go. We meet people, get to know them and then they get up and leave us behind.

 * Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi.

 * Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

 * To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt." ( Madona)

 * Often the best way to overcome desire is to satisfy it.

 * For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

* Mistakes and disappointment make the sweet things in life that much sweeter.

 * The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.

 * We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.

 * Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

 * An optimist is the human personification of spring.

 * I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.

 * Because you are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.

* Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.

 * A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.

 * Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

 * I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

 * I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself.

* What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!" ( Victor Hugo)

 * If I had my life to live over... I'd dare to make more mistakes next time.

* You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.