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Abhijit Naskar
I am a scientist, and as such I am proud to say that being stupid at times is a very human thing. Be proud to be stupid, be proud to be fool. Being a fool is a billion times better than being blinded by the illusion of intellect. I admit I am a fool, but at the very least, with each passing day I do my best to get lesser fool.
Abhijit Naskar
Conscience is not white, black or brown. Conscience is human. It is beyond race
Abhijit Naskar
No God, Religion, Race or Nation is higher than the humans.
Abhijit Naskar
Being a fool is a billion times better than being blinded by the illusion of intellect.
Abhijit Naskar
A religious individual may most gloriously carry out his or her own rituals, as a part of his or her cultural identity, but the moment, that person starts to build a wall of separation between the self and the rest of humanity, coaxed by the textual commands of a scripture, the healthy religiousness turns into dangerous fundamentalism, which is a threat to both the self and the society.
Abhijit Naskar
The best way to avoid a catastrophic conflict of beliefs is to be more compassionate about other people's beliefs as long as they do not advocate for prejudices, bigotry and sectarianism.
Abhijit Naskar
Don't judge people by their religious, cultural, or professional background. Judge if you must, by their behavior with other people.
Abhijit Naskar
The black, the white, the brown, the red, the yellow, the hetero, the homo, the trans, the poor, the rich, the literate, the illiterate, the weak, the strong
Abhijit Naskar
A being with no faith in the human self is a being with no spirit of life, regardless of how many Fathers or Holy Spirits or Sons it believes in.
Abhijit Naskar
He (Jesus) gave up his life not because of the so-called sins of humanity, but because he was too adamant to give in to orthodox monstrosity.
Abhijit Naskar
There has been more bloodshed in the name of God than for any other cause. And it is all because people never attempt to reach the fountain-head. They are content only to comply with the customs of their forefathers, and want others to do the same.
Abhijit Naskar
Violence only attacks the body, but it is non-violence that has the power to influence the soul and reshape it towards a peaceful future.
Abhijit Naskar
Give me your soul and I will give you a unified humanity.
Abhijit Naskar
Liberty is my religion and Humans are my God.
Abhijit Naskar
Become loving and become courageous. Become the inspiration which you seek outside. Bring the metaphorical heart of your limbic system in sync with the analytical powerhouse of the prefrontal cortex. From your mind shall rise the inspiration. From your mind shall rise the love. From your mind shall rise the greatest education of all.
Abhijit Naskar
‚ÄčA sage sees no conflict between Science & Religion.
Abhijit Naskar
As a species, wise, harmonious progress is our mission.
Abhijit Naskar
The black, the white, the brown, the red, the yellow, the hetero, the homo, the trans, the poor, the rich, the literate, the illiterate, the weak, the strong
Abhijit Naskar
If poverty defines greatness, then become the poorest person on earth, in terms of weakness and bigotry. And if wealth defines glory, then become the wealthiest person on earth, in terms of courage, confidence and reasoning.
Bangambiki Habyarimana
What if a man could write everything that came into his mind. You could find there gems of wisdom, depth of utter despair, heights of the most cherished hopes, killing fields where we slaughter our enemies, moments of faith and moments of doubts, dark chambers where we commit infidelity against our partners, counting the goods we have stolen, hell nightmares, heaven blessedness, cursing of our enemies and blessing of our friends, and many other things. If one could write his mind, it would be a mirror to other minds where they could find themselves and not feel as the only wretched souls in existence. Go on then, write your mind in a book and publish it
Matshona Dhliwayo
To change your life, love yourself. To change your community, love others. To change the world, love everyone.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love is your greatest asset, fear is your greatest liability, and joy is your greatest reward.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A day in a storm strengthens you more than a thousand in sunshine.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Knowing what to say is sense, when to say it is intelligence, how to say it is wisdom, why and how to say it is enlightenment.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The first professor you meet in life is your mother; the second is hardship, and the last is death.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Your knowledge can stir the world, your intellect can move it, your wisdom can shake it, but only your love can truly change it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A bird that sings too much will only lose its voice, but a bird that does not sing at all will lose its symphonies.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Be merry, because it confuses your enemies; happy, because it annoys them; cheerful, because it angers them; and joyful, because it kills them.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A beautiful rose with an ugly soul wilts quickly.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Learn more. Love more. Laugh more. Live more.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Helping yourself is common sense, helping others is virtue, helping yourself and others is enlightenment.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The body is an outstanding source of strength; the mind an incredible source of intelligence; the heart an uncommon source of might; and the soul a remarkable source of power.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The most beautiful people are those who bring out the beauty in others.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A beautiful gift does not decrease in value because it is wrapped in ugly paper.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Use fear to become braver, pain to become stronger, trials to become wiser, and misfortune to become better.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Be happy when you work, thankful when you earn, cautious when you spend, shrewd when you save, and charitable when you give.
Matshona Dhliwayo
In calm waters you still find sharks.
Matshona Dhliwayo
God is not Christian.God is not Muslim.God is not Buddhist.God is love.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Your mind shines brightest when you enlighten others; your heart, when you encourage others; your soul, when you elevate others; and your life, when you empower others.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Your feet may be small, but travel much. Your hands may be little, but conquer much. Your eyes may be tiny, but perceive much. Your ears may be modest, but heed much.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Hate is strong, fear is mighty, jealousy is powerful, but love is invincible.
Matshona Dhliwayo
What you think is a seed, what you say is the bud, and what you do is the fruit.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A rose does not need to boast of what the whole world already knows; its beauty.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Knowledge is the eldest daughter of wisdom.
Matshona Dhliwayo
When a storm shows up, always remind yourself a rainbow is hiding behind it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The greater the number of fish a river bears the greater the number of fishermen that patronize it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love as much as you can, for as long as you can, and as best as you can.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Darkness is a prison from which only light escapes.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Symphonies begin with one note; fires with one flame; gardens with one flower; and masterpieces with one stroke.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love lost is better than hate found. True criticism is better than false praise. Genuine enemies are better than counterfeit friends.
Matshona Dhliwayo
It is difficult for flowers to hide their beauty; that is why they are always picked first.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A rose, no matter how beautiful, still has to contend with thorns.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Thunder roars but does not strike. Lightning strikes but does not roar. Choose to be lightning.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Learn what you can, teach what you know, live how you ought.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A flower takes a while to grow, but can die in an instant; this is how it is with trust.
Matshona Dhliwayo
It is impossible for love to enter your heart without leaving footprints on your soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If the sky had no tears, the world would have no rainbows.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The brave with all of their weaknesses are better than the cowardly with all of their strengths.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Teach yourself. Help yourself. Improve yourself. Enrich yourself.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The uglier the storm the lovelier the rainbow.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't mourn over the past; it has no pity for you. Don't cry over the present; it has no sympathy for you; and don't weep over the future, it has no mercy on you.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The greatest universe is not somewhere out there, but inside of yourself.
Matshona Dhliwayo
When perplexed, God appears to you in the form of wisdom; when troubled, in the form of peace; when sad, in the form of joy; when heartbroken, in the form of love.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A rose would be miserable if it was forced to be a daisy, no matter how much water it was fed.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Nature hides its secrets in wisdom; the universe hides its secrets in love.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Yesterday says, Forget me, but learn from me. Today says, Embrace me, yet utilize me.Tomorrow says, Anticipate me, then prepare for me.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You are no greater than the friends you keep, the books you read, the heroes you admire, and the obstacles you overcome.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Faith moves mountains, intelligence goes over them, wisdom goes around them, but love levels them.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Knowledge is the path, understanding is the way, wisdom is the highway, and enlightenment is the destination.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Wealth won't make you happy. Power won't make you remarkable. Fame won't make you honorable. Education won't make you wise.
Matshona Dhliwayo
To be happy: the simple pursue pleasure, the common pursue riches, the uncommon pursue knowledge, and the exceptional pursue wisdom.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You are not honored for the fruit you pick, but for the trees you plant.
Matshona Dhliwayo
To appreciate pleasure, someone had to experience pain; to appreciate joy, some had to experience sorrow; to appreciate love, some had to experience heartache; to appreciate freedom, some had to experience fear.
Matshona Dhliwayo
At ten, you are foolish. At twenty, you are naive. At thirty, you are alert. At forty, you are experienced. At fifty, you are wise.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Be humble as you learn, confident as you teach, and modest when you have mastered both.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The sun is intelligent because it never rises too early, and wise because it never sets too late.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Wisdom is a great prophet, faith is a great warrior, knowledge is a great sage, and virtue is a great priest.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Beautiful beginnings are often born from ugly endings.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't waste time watering a weed hoping to transform it into a flower.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Whether your glass is half full or half empty, hope can fill it up.
Matshona Dhliwayo
One who is wise is rich, one who is virtuous is wealthy, one who is happy is affluent, and one who is loving is prosperous.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Conquer your vices. Exploit your virtues. Release your vices. Embrace your higher self.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Let them judge you, but remain virtuous.Let them criticize you, but remain wise.Let them misunderstand you, but remain kind. Let them hate you, but remain exceptional.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Beauty catches your eye, joy seizes your heart, and love captures your soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You are one thought away from intelligence, one word away from kindness, one deed away from excellence, one step away from brilliance, and one second away from transcendence.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love hopes. Love helps. Love heals. Love hears.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Plucking a rose only proves you desire it, but nurturing it proves you love it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Courage is a warrior, wisdom is a sage, virtue is a priest, and love is poet.
Matshona Dhliwayo
To live a little, love a little. To live a lot, love a lot.
Matshona Dhliwayo
When bitter, say little; when angry, say nothing; when happy, say much; when joyful, say all.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The clearest mirror in the universe is not made of glass, but of a loving soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Your mind is a gift. Your heart is a prize. Your soul is a blessing. Your life is a reward.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The soul is a great magician; transforming thoughts into reality, desires into actions, and life into experiences.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A river does not go looking for water; water comes looking for it instead.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The sun consumes even itself to give light to a dark world; do likewise.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The ocean does not lose its splendor because it lost a few drops.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Ears for wisdom, hands for work, eyes for opportunities, and a mouth for thanks.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Leave beauty marks in the lives of those you meet, not scars.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you have no one, you are poor; if you have an acquaintance, you are fortunate; if you have a friend, you are privileged; if you have a lover, you are rich; if you have a soulmate, you are wealthy.
Matshona Dhliwayo
It is in vain to hide a fruitful seed in fertile soil.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Destiny is like a train with no brakes; unstoppable.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you seek money, be wise; if you seek power, be strong; if you seek honor, be virtuous; if you seek happiness, be yourself.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Only when your love of roses is greater than your fear of thorns can you grow a beautiful garden.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The sun is never denied the light it gives; likewise, you are never denied the kindness you bestow.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You are better than your past, greater than your present, and brighter than your future.
Matshona Dhliwayo
When hunting a lion it is wise to remind yourself that you too are being hunted.
Matshona Dhliwayo
No matter how beautiful a rose is it must still grow in dirt.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is temporal.Time is fleeting.God is permanent.Eternity is enduring.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Losing teaches you how to win; winning teaches you how not to lose.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The sweeter the fruit a tree bears the greater the number of birds that eat from it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The universe acknowledges the value of your tears; for when it rains, it is shedding its own.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you have a house but no home, you are homeless; knowledge but no wisdom, you are imprudent; acquaintances but no friends, you are lonely; money but no happiness, you are poor; and life but no joy, you are lifeless.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The ocean is never afraid of wind rising against it; it creates beautiful waves instead.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Knowledge, teach. Wisdom, acquire. Understanding, share. Love, spread.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You may be poor, but important; uneducated, but wise; lowly, but noble; simple, but insightful; and ordinary, but great.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Trees generously share their fruit.Bees generously share their honey.Flowers generously share their perfume. Do likewise.
Matshona Dhliwayo
As the sun lives on when it sets in the warmth it has given to others, you too will live on in the hearts of those whose lives you have touched.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Rainbows earn their brightest colors in the storm.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Time is your acquaintance, life is your friend, death is your enemy, and existence is your soulmate.
Matshona Dhliwayo
One good friend is better than a thousand acquaintances.
Matshona Dhliwayo
To help yourself, help others; to help others, help yourself.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you get too close to the sun, you will burn; if you get too far, you will freeze: this is how it is with passion.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Care more. Help more. Give more. Love more.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The universe sees your beauty; now see the beauty in others.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Expand your mind. Nurture your heart. Develop your body. Cultivate your soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Learn from the sun; it is warm to everyone, and is therefore never in short supply of those who adore it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A kind stranger is better than an uncaring friend.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Intelligence tells you where to look; wisdom tells you what to see.
Matshona Dhliwayo
An archer must never blame a target for missing it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
No one benefits from an empty jar; fill yourself first before pouring out to others.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If death blew a trumpet each time he was coming, there would be no one to greet him on arrival.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Knowledge offers you strength. Wisdom promises you influence. Understanding assures you wealth. Love guarantees you power.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A flower's beauty is birthed in a seed's ugly struggles.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Regard those who respect you.Esteem those who honor you.Cherish those who love you.Reward those who adore you.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Pain that results in success is better than pleasure that results in failure.
Matshona Dhliwayo
What you conquer in your soul you conquer in your world.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Do not curse the well that quenches your thirst.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you have the power to think, you have the power to change your world.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Books are a stairway to knowledge; experience is a highway to understanding; together they are an elevator to enlightenment.
Matshona Dhliwayo
It is easier to pluck a flower than to nurture it; which is why some would prefer to destroy your talents than nurture them.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Live each day as if it were your last; love each day as if you will live forever.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is short, death is long, days are narrow, and years are wide.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't let anger control you.Don't let hate enslave you.Don't let negativity overcome you. Don't let bitterness conquer you.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you pour more water into a river, it will not drown the fish.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you want your inner light to shine brighter, illuminate someone else's.
Matshona Dhliwayo
In thoughts, be wise. In speech, be cautious. In sentiment, be positive. In actions, be prudent.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love makes you strong when others are weak, brave when others are scared, hopeful when others are despairing and cheerful when others are sad.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Water returns to the ocean. Light returns to the sun. Life returns to God.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Truth is straight like a line. Virtue is firm like a wall. Wisdom is tall like a mountain. Love is wide like an ocean.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Planting your own garden is better than waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Help when you can. Give what you have. Do what you must. Be who you ought to be.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The world is full of angels; if you can't find one, be one.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The mind is the key; the heart is the door; the soul is corridor; the universe is the destination.
Matshona Dhliwayo
It is better to help an enemy than to harm a friend.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You are a gift to the universe, but a package is only valuable if it allows itself to be unwrapped.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Spend time with people who enrich your mind, nourish your heart, and illuminate your soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You are not lonely if joy is within you; not empty if truth is within you; not poor if love is within you; and not insignificant if God is within you.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Teach the ignorant. Study the wise. Avoid the foolish. Embrace the enlightened.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Forgive those who hurt you yesterday.Reward those who help you today.Remember those who help you tomorrow.
Matshona Dhliwayo
There is no gem like virtue, no wealth like happiness, no treasure like faith, and no jewel like love.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The past is your teacher. The present is your opportunity. The future is your reward.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Think before you speak. Question before you judge. Examine before you decide.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You spend the beginning part of your life with your mother, so love her; the middle part of your life with your girlfriend, so care for her; and the end part of your life with your wife, so adore her.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Truth is my weapon. Knowledge is my armor. Wisdom is my strategist. Love is my warrior.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The most valuable things in your life are always the things that money cannot buy.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If your thoughts are higher than your problems, you can fly above them.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Pleasure awakens the body, wisdom awakens the mind, joy awakens the heart, and love awakens the soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
You were born to dream. You were born to strive. You were born to conquer. You were born to rise.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you can think higher thoughts, you can do higher deeds.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Water drops erode mountains not because of their size, but their persistence.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A flower always turns its face to light; do likewise.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A shrub that bears fruit deserves to be watered more than a tree that does not.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is a thorough university; pain and hardship are its distinguished professors.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Pain teaches you more than pleasure. Failure teaches you more than success. Poverty teaches you more than prosperity. Adversity teaches you more than comfort.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you want to be strong, exercise; if you want to be wise, study; if you want to be happy, smile; and if you want to be invincible, love.
Matshona Dhliwayo
One who is not afraid to die lives, and one who is afraid to live dies.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Intelligence will teach you how to make a living; wisdom will teach you how to make a life.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If roses tried to be sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; and if sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love is loud; the soul hears it, even if the universe is deaf.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Scars mean you fought. Wrinkles mean you lived. Heartache means you loved.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The most difficult door to open is the entrance to an ignorant mind.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Beautiful silence is better than ugly speech.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Stars do not hide from darkness. Roses do not hide from thorns. Diamonds do not hide from pressure.
Matshona Dhliwayo
True love cannot grow old; it is timeless.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Listen to all, believe few, count on some, but trust none.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Your mind is a reservoir of potential; your heart an ocean of strength; your soul a well of talents; and your body a vessel of power.
Matshona Dhliwayo
If you want to shine, sit before a lamp; if you want to shine brighter, sit before a fire; but if you want to shine the brightest, sit before a sage.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Talk less. Do more. Fear less. Achieve more.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Love is black. Love is white. Love is brown. Love is humanity.
Matshona Dhliwayo
To encourage people, walk beside them. To inspire people, walk in front of them. To drive people, walk behind them. To lead people, walk with them.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Worry soils, even the purest mind.Envy poisons, even the purest heart.Greed sullies, even the purest soul.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Before you look for dirt in people, look for treasure.
Matshona Dhliwayo
It is not the size of a seed, but the size of what rises from it.
Matshona Dhliwayo
A wolf raised in a jungle is fiercer than a lion reared in a circus.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Reward those who help you. Forget those who use you. Ignore those who judge you. Forgive those who wrong you.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't let people draw you into their darkness; pull them into your light.
Matshona Dhliwayo
To appreciate pleasure some had to experience pain; to appreciate joy some had to experience sorrow; to appreciate love some had to experience heartache; and to experience freedom some had to experience fear.
Matshona Dhliwayo
Time is your acquaintance. Life is your friend. Death is your opponent. Eternity is your companion.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The most beautiful eyes haven't been seen yet; the most beautiful tongue hasn't been heard yet; the most beautiful hands haven't been held yet; the most beautiful mind hasn't been understood yet; the most beautiful heart hasn't been felt yet; and the most beautiful life hasn't been lived yet.
Matshona Dhliwayo
The greatest profit you make in business is not money, but happiness. The greatest riches you give in life are not possessions, but love. The greatest treasures you acquire in life are not jewels, but joy.