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Friday, October 30, 2009

Famous quotes on Patriotism

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."
~ Mark Twain

"You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money."
~ P.J O'Rourke

"Who saves his country violates no law."
~ Napoleon Bonaparte

"Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism"
~ George Orwell

"I think patriotism is like charity -- it begins at home."
~ Henry James

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government."
~ Edward Abbey

"You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race."
~ George Bernard Shaw

"Patriots always talk of dying for their country, and never of killing for their country."
~ Bertrand Russell

"The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain"
~ George McGovern

"The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?"
~ Pablo Casals

Monday, October 26, 2009

Famous quotes by Charlie Chaplin

Few of famous quotes from the famous English comedic actor and film director Charlie Chaplin

"Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot"

"The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury."

"We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery."

"We think too much and feel too little."

"A day without laughter is a day wasted."

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."

"Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself."

"Why should poetry have to make sense?"

"Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'."

"Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing."

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Learn as if you were to live forever - quote by Gandhi

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Few Famous quotes on Equality

"Before God we are all equally wise and equally foolish."
~ Albert Einstein

"People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities."
~ Linda Ellerbee

"Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box."
~ Italian Proverb

"The tears of the red, yellow, black, brown and white man are all the same."
~ Martin H. Fischer

"Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it."
~ Frances Wright

Friday, October 16, 2009

John Lennon quotes on peace & love

Some of the famous quotes on love and peace by one of the founding members of The Beatles, English rock musician John Lennon

"Love is the flower you've got to let grow."

"You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die."

"Love is you; you and me"

"All we are saying is give peace a chance."

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality."

"Everything is clearer when you're in love."

"If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal."

"Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear"

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace"

"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Famous Quotes on Children

"We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today."
~Stacia Tauscher

"Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it."
~ Harold Hulbert

"You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance."
~ Franklin P. Jones

"A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer."
~ Unknown

"Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man."
~ Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Aung San Suu Kyi Famous Quotes

Few famous quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi , leader of the nonviolent movement for human rights and democracy in Burma (Myanmar), and Nobel laureate.

"Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential."

"The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence."

"Fear is not the natural state of civilized people."

"Our struggle for democracy is a struggle for our everyday life."

"As my father's daughter, I felt I had a duty to get involved."

"The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged."

"The history of the world shows that peoples and societies do not have to pass through a fixed series of stages in the course of development."

"I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians."

"The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear."

"It is not power that corrupts but fear. The fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Famous quotes on self acceptance

"Self acceptance is the freedom to see oneself without denial".
~ Nathaniel Branden

"You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you".
~ Dr. Robert Anthony.

"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval".
~ Mark Twain

"Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them".
~ Albert Einstein

"To increase your level of self acceptance, think of your unique talents and abilities".
~ Brian Tracy

Monday, October 5, 2009

Quotes on Gandhi by other famous people

"Generations to come will scarcely believe that such a one as this (GANDHI) walked the earth in flesh and blood. I believe that Gandhi's views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time"
~ Albert Einstein

"If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought, and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving toward a world of peace and harmony. We may ignore him at our own risk."
~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I have the greatest admiration and respect for Mahatma Gandhi. He was a great human being with a deep understanding of human nature. He made every effort to encourage the full development of the positive aspects of the human potential and to reduce or restrain the negative. His life has inspired me ever since I was a small boy."
~ Dalai Lama

"In my life, I have always looked to Mahatma Gandhi as an inspiration, because he embodies the kind of transformational change that can be made when ordinary people come together to do extraordinary things"
~ Barack Obama, President, United States

"Then rose the star of Gandhi. He showed that a doctrine of non-violence was possible."
~ Arnold Zweig