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QUOTATIONS on SELF
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2 (dated 23rd Oct. 2016)
and keeping note of quotations is one of my hobbies. Every month apart from
other magazines I read WISDOM and READER’S DIGEST which are storehouses of
quotations. In WISDOM there are many quotations in the bottom of all pages and
in READER’S DIGEST there is a section called “Quotable Quotes”.I also collect quotations from books,
magazines, newspapers and internet.
get inspiration, motivation and direction of doing good things, keeping myself
and others happy and positive by reading QUOTATIONS. My daughter “Shubhra” also
likes reading Quotations. She collects Quotations from books, magazines and
internet and shares with me.
Below are 10 Quotations on SELF
collected by me and Shubhra
Ignited soul compared to any resources is the most powerful resources on the
earth, above the earth and under the earth.– APJ Abdul Kalam
power is within you. You can do anything and everything.– Swami Vivekananda
am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul. – W. E. Henley
4.What we think, we become.– Gautam Buddha
one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt
is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George
entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.– Sigmond Freud
you can win, you have to believe you are worthy. – Mike Ditka
is not about expecting, hoping and wishing. It is about doing, being and
becoming.– WISDOM Oct. 2015
possibilities are unlimited as long as you are true to your life’s purpose. –
Colonel (Retd.) BinayKumar (Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand) is promoting an unique pump (he named it PrakritiJalUrja) in Jharkhnad which runs on hydraulic pressure. It does not require fuel of any kind (diesel / petrol, electricity, human or animal driven). It runs for 24 hours. It is environment friendly and pollution free. It can be used for multipurpose i.e. Community Rural Water Supply, Micro-irrigation, for animal use etc. It is suitable for hilly and mountainous areas of India. Quality of life of poor tribal people who lives in remote hilly and forest area will improve significantly if we promote this pump widely.
CONGRATULATION Col. BinayKumar for your innovation and continuous effort.
By Marguerite Theophil, The Times of India, Ranchi (Saturday, January 1, 2011)
A gift of a bracelet from Ghana at first looks like a series of linked hearts, but on closer inspection i notice a stylised bird. I learn that this is the Sankofa, a mythical bird from their culture that flies forward while looking backward, with an egg held in its mouth.
The word Sankofa derives from the Akan people, a West African ethnic group that today resides in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. The Akan, over centuries, developed a highly artistic and communicative system of ideographic and pictographic symbols, each representing a specific concept, proverb or saying rooted in the Akan experience. These symbols can be found used extensively in indigenous textiles, metal and wood work, jewellery and architecture, too.
The older African religions had no sacred texts. Their beliefs were handed down mostly orally through proverbs and stories or through pictorial symbols. A proverb from which the concept an…
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person to welcome you in this world. 2. FATHER The first
person to go through all the hardships just to see you smile. 3. SIBLING The first
person to teach you the art of sharing and caring. 4. FRIEND The first
person to teach you how to respect people with different opinions and
viewpoints. 5. LIFE
PARTNER The first
person to make you realise the value of sacrifice and compromise. 6. YOUR
CHILDREN The first
ones to teach you how to be selfless and think about others before yourself. 7. YOUR
GRANDCHILDREN The first
ones who make you want to live the life, all over again.
-Courtesy : “Health” (Cross Reference WISDOM, March