Monday, January 12, 2009

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
--Mark Twain

Monday, December 15, 2008

You know it's love when you memorize her IP number to skip DNS overhead
-Original Author unknown

Sunday, December 07, 2008

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question

Eugene Ionesco

Friday, December 05, 2008

"Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife."  - Shelley Winters 

Monday, October 20, 2008

there are stones thrown at you and then you convert them into milestones
-taken from a friend's status message (orig author unknown)

Monday, October 06, 2008

Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. — Harold V. Melchert.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Unknown

A conservative is a worshipper of dead radicals.
- Unknown

Monday, September 29, 2008

"All things being equal, the simplest solution tends to be the right one."
- Ockham

"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity."
- Louis Pasteur

Note: Found this in Chetan G's Profile

Thursday, August 28, 2008

when you realize you are in a hole, stop digging

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Character is not made in crisis, it is only exhibited

-Unknown, if you know please tell

Sunday, July 27, 2008

It's better to have a pocket full of regrets than to never have lived.

--Do not remember where, if you know pls tell me

The key is not the will to win... everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.
- Bobby Knight

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Sunday, July 01, 2007

I think the tragedy of life is not death, but what dies within you when you are alive.

-Rahul Bose (a noted Indian Actor)

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Always keep people in your life that charge your battery, not those who will drain it.

Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life

Sunday, September 10, 2006

The tragedy of life is not that it end so soon, but that we wait so long to start it
W M Lewis

If I have the belief that I can do it, I will surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I may not be having it at the beginning
Mahatma Gandhi

Never Stand begging for what you have power to earn
- Miguel de Cervantes

Personality can open doors but only character can keep it open
Elmer G Letterman

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Live out of your imagination, not your history ~ Dr Stephen Covey

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it. ~ Cullen Hightower

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. ~ Cherie carter-Scott

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values. ~ Norman Thomas

Management is nothing more than motivating other people. ~ Lee Iacocca

A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. ~ Margaret Cho

There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness. ~ Cicero

A mind too active is no mind at all ~ Theodore Roethke

Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration. ~ Thomas A Edison

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ~ Walter Anderson

It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny. ~ Jean Nidetch

success in businesses requires training and discipline and hardwork. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. ~ David Rockefeller

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. ~ Herm Albright

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. ~ Baltasar Gracian
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. ~ G.K.Chesterton

Its actually quite simple. Either u run the day, or the day runs you ~ Jim Rohn

Whatever you believe in with feeling becomes your reality ~ Antony Robbins

Success equals goals~ all else is commentary ~ Antony Robbins

It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you're going. ~ Antony Robbins

Today, the single greatest source of wealth is between your ears. ~ Brian Tracey

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. ~ Antony Robbins

If you cant you must. If you must, you can. ~ Antony Robbins

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got. ~ Antony Robbins

The key to success is to take massive determined action. ~ Antony Robbins

He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby. ~ Chanakya

Monday, July 17, 2006

Peace begins with a smile. :) ~ Mother Teresa

The eagle that soars in the upper air does not worry itself as to how it is to cross rivers.

The reinforcements gathered in the quiet season turn the tide of the battle.

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. ~ Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. ~ WB Prescott

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, "I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me." ~Ann Landers

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. ~ Helen Keller

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy. ~ Bill Blackman

Our lives improve only when we take chances; and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ~ Walter Anderson

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong ~ Mahatma Gandhi

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us. ~ Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

People who dream of something bigger and better are good role models. ~ Andrew Shue

There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great. ~ G.K. Chesterton

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

"One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say."
- Will Durant

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." - Henry Ford (1863-1947)

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Monday, October 24, 2005

"Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them."

--Albert Einstein

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

'If you can fill the unforgiving minute
with sixty seconds of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And-what is more-you'll be a Man, my son!"
- IF (by Rudyard Kipling)

Sunday, October 16, 2005

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.
--Phyllis Bottome

Success usualy comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it
--Henry David Thoreau

Monday, October 10, 2005

If you can't see the bright side of life, polish the dull side.

Friday, May 06, 2005

Not running a risk in life is the biggest risk you can take

-- again from footer of an email..

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

No matter how serious your life requires you to be,
everyone needs a friend to act goofy with

-- read it in footer of an email recvd from a friend

Monday, May 02, 2005

You must be the change what you want to see in the world

-- Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, April 29, 2005

a pretty interesting one

Im a LoSer cause I always lose a chance to Lose
-- I found it in a footer of an email

Sunday, April 03, 2005

you can clutch past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.
--Jan Glidewell

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

We all boil at different degrees
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adversary reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
--Henry David Thoreau

Kites against, not with the wind. No man has ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm
--John Neal

Monday, March 21, 2005

The only way to get best of an arguement is to avoid it.
--Dale Carnegie

The question in life is not whether you get knocked down. You will.
The question is, are you ready to get up and fight for what you believe in.

--Dan Quayle

Friday, March 11, 2005

Losers say that it is possible but it is difficult,
Winners say that it is difficult but it is possible.

Sunday, March 06, 2005

Reading makes a ripe man, speaking makes a ready man, and writing makes an exact man.

Those who postpone things for tomorrow, never start
-- My grandfather

Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Be what you are and say what you feel coz those who mind don't matter and
those who matter don't mind.
--Author unkown

Received from Vikrant Tomar, a junior student at my institute.

Saturday, February 26, 2005

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration
-- Thoman alva edison

Thursday, February 24, 2005

If god answers your prayer,
he's is increasing your faith,

If he delays,
he is increasing your patience,

If he doesn't answer,
he knows you can handle it.


Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in Love.
--Albert Einstein

Monday, February 21, 2005

Doing what you like is freedom,
Liking what you do is happiness...

--Taken from my friend (Yatin's signature), author unkown

Saturday, February 19, 2005

Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
-- Lao Tzu

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Our business in life is not to succeed but to continue to fail in high spirits
-- Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow.The shadow is what we think of it;the tree is the real thing
--Abraham Lincon

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Trust yourself.Create the kind of life you will be happy to live with all your life.Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny,inner sparks of possibility into the flames of achievement.
---Foster C.McClellan

Thursday, February 10, 2005

"Everyone has his burden. What counts is how you carry it."
––Merle Miller

Monday, January 17, 2005

"Take care to get what you like, or will be forced to like what you get"
--G B Shaw

Sunday, January 09, 2005

Goals are dreams with Deadline

-- Diana Schraff Hunt

A good heart is better than all the heads in the world

-- Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

We are know by what we do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit

You never win a silver, you loose a gold.
--Shahrukh Khan in an interview

Wednesday, December 29, 2004

The mind is like a parachute,it works best when it is opened
--Author Unknown

new year quote

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1850

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
Bill Vaughan

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

"No one has invented condom for the pen"

--By Khuswant Singh when asked why is he so productive?

Sunday, December 19, 2004

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part is that there is something worth waiting for.
--Jessica Brumley

Success without honour is like unseasoned food. It will satisfy your hunger but will not taste good.
--Joe PAterno

Wednesday, December 15, 2004

You can't buy love.......

You can't buy love but you can pay heavily for it.

-forgot the author (Taken from Times of India, newspaper sunday 12 Dec, 2004, Ahmedabad issue)

Friday, December 10, 2004

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

- Albert Einstein

Thursday, December 09, 2004


All that is gold does not glitter ...

taken from agam bramha's website
Agam is my DPS RKP batchmate currenty in IIT Delhi

since Jan 9 2005