Thursday, May 23, 2013


It is a mark of prudence never to trust wholly in those things which have once deceived us. - Descartes

There is principle in mathematics that anything multiplied by zero becomes zero , similarly if your reputation, ego, wealth , successes in this world were to be gathered and multiplied by 'death' everything comes down to zero , only valued possession you carry with you is deeds done to seek pleasure of Allah (swt).
- Abul Khayr

The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it. - Chinese Proverb

“For everyone a book is a search and, hopefully, a discovery.” —Shelby Foote

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. - William Shakespeare

"Never do more than you can measure and test so that you can see what’s actually working and what isn’t."- - Eric Schurenberg

Walk out with your dreams,
Walk out of my life if you don't feel right.
And catch the next train;
Oh, darling, walk out in the rain.

If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf. - Thomas Fuller Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. - Samuel Johnson

Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator. 
- Cicero

You have to put your heart in the business and the business in your heart. 
- Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

"'Faith' means not wanting to know what is true." 
 - Nietzsche

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. 
- Mark Twain

Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet. 
- Saint Augustine

“[An artist] has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.” 
—Evelyn Waugh

There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
- M. Gandhi

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. - William Shakespeare

Change your thoughts and you change your world. - Norman Vincent Peale

A confession has to be part of your new life. - Wittgenstein

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. - Mohandas Gandhi

They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed. - Socrates

Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations. - Sir J. Mackintosh

"Be the type of person who always paints behind the refrigerator."

Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth. - Zhuangzi

"Be ruthlessly, intellectually honest about the situation you're in." -John Doerr

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat. 
- Cicero

"A missionary entrepreneur has a desire to make meaning and money." 
- John Doerr

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