Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Indian authors
"There is more to life than increasing its speed"
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ"
"There are always two forces warring against each other within us"
"Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along"
"The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience"
"There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings"
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind"
"Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts"
"Truth is exact correspondence with reality"
"There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you"
"The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success"
"Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness"
"I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs"
"An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it"
"Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest"
"Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well"
"All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth"
"All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take"
"Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame"
"A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident"
"A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness"
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history"
"A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion"
"A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice"
"A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal"
"A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people"
"A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act"
"A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes"
"A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave"
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