GREAT Quotes

GREAT Quotes

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Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. ~ Aristotle
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Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. ~ Tony Robbins
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A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. ~ R. Kiyosaki
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“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” -The Dark Knight (2008)
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Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. ~ Tony Robbins
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My trust is like glass. It is beautiful, clear and tough, but once broken, these shattered pieces will never be the same again.
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Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of thier passion.” – Martha Graham
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Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. ~ Dale Carnegie
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“When you have the enthusiasm and the passion, you end up figuring how to excel.” – Deena Kastor
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Great Vinod Mehta line: Credibility is like virginity, you can lose it only once!
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“If u don’t know where u stand with someone in a relationship its better to walk away”.
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Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. ~Dan G via
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“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days waiting for better ones ahead.”
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If you’re bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.”
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“If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.”
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“When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” – Estee Lauder
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Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. ~Dan G via
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Life has nvr promisd u nythng.. Nor has god.. Bt peopl did.. Sum said dey wil nvr leav u.. Lie
Sum said dey wil luv u til death..lie
Sum said u r d mostprecious one.. Lie..
All dat matters is,hw u facd the tym u finaly realizd thos wer just lies… V may ask “wudn’t life b much betr without these lies?”Bt The times u livd on thos big lies wer d only times u lived..
Jst forget abt wat went rong n strt ur day fresh :) coz u’l nvr noe Gods plan!!!!!!
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“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
— Marilyn Monroe
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“I listen with attention to the judgement of all men; but so far as I can remember, I have followed none but my own.” – Montaigne
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Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. ~ Henry Ford
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“When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” – Estee Lauder
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Theory of life:-
“When flood comes,the fish eat ants. …
But when water dries,the ants eat fish …
Life gives chance to everyone…
“Just have to wait for our turn” ..!!!!
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Focusing on your values may provide you with meaning, but it won’t simplify things. ~ David Allen
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“The people who matter will recognise who you are.” – Alan Cohen
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“Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.”
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When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. ~ Les Brown
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Life has nvr promisd u nythng.. Nor has god.. Bt peopl did.. Sum said dey wil nvr leav u.. Lie

Sum said dey wil luv u til death..lie
Sum said u r d mostprecious one.. Lie..
All dat matters is,hw u facd the tym u finaly realizd thos wer just lies… V may ask “wudn’t life b much betr without these lies?”Bt The times u livd on thos big lies wer d only times u lived..
Jst forget abt wat went rong n strt ur day fresh :) coz u’l nvr noe Gods plan!!!!!!
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“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
Marilyn Monroe
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“I listen with attention to the judgement of all men; but so far as I can remember, I have followed none but my own.” – Montaigne
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Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. ~ Henry Ford
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“When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” – Estee Lauder
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Theory of life:-
“When flood comes,the fish eat ants. …
But when water dries,the ants eat fish …
Life gives chance to everyone…
“Just have to wait for our turn” ..!!!!
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Focusing on your values may provide you with meaning, but it won’t simplify things. ~ David Allen
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“The people who matter will recognise who you are.” – Alan Cohen
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“Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.”
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When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. ~ Les Brown
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When you want to believe in something, you also have to believe in everything that’s necessary for believing in it.

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go… And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.

One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.

To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence.

Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for.

Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them.

I know who I am. No one else knows who I am. If I was a giraffe, and someone said I was a snake, I’d think, no, actually I’m a giraffe.

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Love isn’t a decision. It’s a feeling. If we could decide who we loved, it would be much simpler, but much less magical.

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes.

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.

“Dance like it hurts,
Love like you need money,
Work when people are watching.”

We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.

Men live in a fantasy world. I know this because I am one, and I actually receive my mail there.

It’s weird…you know the end of something great is coming, but you want to hold on, just for one more second…just so it can hurt a little more.

Dance as though no one is watching you. Love as though you have never been hurt before. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth.

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece :-)

It’s so much easier to suggest solutions when you don’t know too much about the problem.

The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised :-)

Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgment of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you’re going to do about it.

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.

Leave well – even ‘pretty well’ – alone: that is what I learn as I get old.

There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes.

Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.

The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!

“There is nothing more painful than seeing someone you love loving someone else. But there is nothing more rewarding than seeing two people you love loving each other”

There’s no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn’t tell you about it?

You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.

Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on.

Anyone who uses the phrase ‘easy as taking candy from a baby’ has never tried taking candy from a baby.

“It isn’t possible to love and part…You can transmutate love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you… Love is eternal.”— E M Forester

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

Love is like the truth, sometimes it prevails, and sometimes it hurts.

The only paradise is paradise lost.

You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.

Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be.

There is one pain I often feel, which you will never know. It is caused by the absence of you.

Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.

A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.

I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say.

Joke of the Day:-Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.

Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love-Leo Tolstoy

Take away the miseries and you take away some folks’ reason for living.

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

When you can’t have what you want, it’s time to start wanting what you have.

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.

Its PAINFUL when you are an initiator and finisher of someone’s LOVE STORY :(

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing what to do is the worse kind of suffering.

To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent.

The things that make us safest from others make us least from ourselves.

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

It’s very hard to take yourself too seriously when you look at the world from outer space.

In all relations it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.

Comedy is nothing more than tragedy deferred.

To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it.

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Love is everything it’s cracked up to be…It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

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.

You can’t love anyone until you understand that you can’t love everyone.

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them YOURSELF….Damn it!!!

Life is just one damned thing after another.

I have a right to my anger, and I don’t want anybody telling me I shouldn’t be, that it’s not nice to be, and that something’s wrong with me because I get angry.

Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a WORST possible change

I love acting. It is so much more real than life.

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible.

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.

The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.

You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.

Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.

By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean.

Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others.

I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”

“I’m in no condition to drive…wait! I shouldn’t listen to myself, I’m drunk!”

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.”

Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.

Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.

That’s the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they’ve been all along.

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first :-( (not agree)

Is rat ki koi subah nahi….

I have 2 choices….

When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don’t necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk.

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.

Sometimes the lies you tell are less frightening than the loneliness you might feel if you stopped telling them.

That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.

I started concentrating so hard on my vision that I lost sight.

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

The reason lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn’t there the second time.

The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.

There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

Take away the miseries and you take away some folks’ reason for living.

If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

I’ve been trying for some time to develop a lifestyle that doesn’t require my presence.

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

There is no greater importance in all the world like knowing you are right and that the wave of the world is wrong, yet the wave crashes upon you.

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.

There is always a well-known solution to every human problem–neat, plausible, and wrong.

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.

It is well to give when asked but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.

Life is like getting dropped off in the middle of the woods, and then year by year, gradually walking home ALONE.

The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.

Sometimes we do a thing in order to find out the reason for it. Sometimes our actions are questions not answers.

That’s the thing about needs. Sometimes, when you get them met, you don’t need them anymore.

No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.

I don’t think anyone can DO anything that would make him worthy of love. Love is a gift and cannot be earned. It can only be given.

It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.

If I know I am wrong then no one else has right to say that & If I am not wrong then no one must dare to convince me that I am WRONG because “I” is always CAPITAL.

It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He won’t trust me so much.

Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.

In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.

No point in having any1 if @ RIGHT time NONE is LEFT.

I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, LOVE from BETRAYAL, Honesty from dishonest, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

Life is an unbroken succession of false situations.

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.

A stiff apology is a second insult…. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.

Where we have strong emotions, we’re liable to fool ourselves.

[I]t is very hard to say the exact truth, even about your own immediate feelings – much harder than to say something fine about them which is not the exact truth.

I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

Life is short, don’t waste time worrying about what people think of you Hold on to the ones that care, in the end they will be the only ones there.

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.

Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.

The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done.

This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.

If you can’t, you must. If you must, you can.

The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on. – Robert Bloch

I know you think you understood what I said, but what you heard was not what I meant.

If my heart can become pure and simple, like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this. — Kitaro Nishida

“””Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.””
— Douglas Jerrold.”

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. — Carl Jung

No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward.

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy. ~Cynthia Nelms

The most destructive element in the human mind is fear. Fear creates aggressiveness.

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.
– Erica Jong.”

tHE Most imp lesson I hav lrnd in my 25 years of exp on morality is that nearly all ppl r morally motivated.SELFISHNESS is a POWERFUL FORCE B-(, particularly in the decisions of individuals,but whenever groups of ppl come 2gather MOTIVE is PURE :)

Always forgive your enemies – Nothing annoys them so much.

“Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.”

“A lot of people say they want to get out of pain, and I’m sure that’s true, but they aren’t willing to make healing a high priority. They aren’t willing to look inside to see the source of their pain in order to deal with it.
Lindsay Wagner”

“A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
Aldous Huxley”

I know the night is not the same as the day: that all things are different, that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist, and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.

Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything & Reason for this is Kids never apply logic in anything…specially in relations…They are what they really are…ARE WE?

~ I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. ~

Anger is only a natural reaction; one of the mind’s ways of reacting to things that it percieves to be wrong. While anger can sometimes lead people to do shocking things,it can also be an instinct to show people that something isn’t right.

“~ Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then. ~
share this Hurt saying~Anthony Hopkins ”

“Teri bevfai ka shikwa karu to, ye meri mahobbat ki tohin hogi…
Tuje besharam ya bemurravat kahu to, ye meri murravat ki tohin hogi…”

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty- Mother Teresa

It’s weird…you know the end of something great is coming, but you want to hold on, just for one more second…just so it can hurt a little more.

~ There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. ~

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.

Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope – a slight change, and all patterns alter.

Don’t think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy – I mean that if you are happy you will be good.

Apologising doesn’t mean that u are wrong & other is right. It only means that u value the relationship

It’s a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn’t want to hear.

I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else. I’m going to succeed as myself.

Guilt is anger directed at ourselves–at what we did or did not do.

Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.

Dedicated to Partner :- Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end but somewhere in the middle we’ve become the best of friends.

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.— Pietro Aretino

We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.

If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.

In life we don’t get what we want, we get in life what we are. If we want more we have to be able to be more, in order to be more you have to face rejection.

Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong.

The present is a rope stretched over the past. The secret to walking it is, you never look down.

Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

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