RDShayri

Definations



Earnestness- Earnestness is the devotion of all the faculties- it is the cause of patience; gives endurance; overcomes pain; strengthens weakness; brave dangers; sustains hope; makes light of difficulties, and lessens the sense on weariness in overcoming them.
Christian N. Bovee


Egotism- Egotism is the identifying of that power that sees with the power of seeing.
Patanjali


Elegance- Elegance is something more than ease more than a freedom from awkwardness and restraint. It implies a decision, a polish, and a sparkling which is spirited, yet delicate.
William Hazlitt


Envy-envy is akin to admiration, and it is the admiration that the rich and powerful excite which secures the perpetuation of aristocracies.
Henry George


Error- there are error which no wise man will treat with rudeness while there is a probability that they may be the refraction of some great truth still below the horizon.
S.T. Coleridge


Example- Example is the school of mankind, they will learn at no other.
Edmund Burke


Experience- Experience is the comb, which nature gives to men when they are bald.
Lord snell


Faith- Faith is a bird, that can see the light when it is dawn and starts singing In the dark.
Rabindranath Tagore


Failure- Failure is often god's own tool for carving some of the finest outlines in the character of his children; and even in his life, bitter and crushing failures have often in them the germs of new and quite unimagined happiness.
T. Hodgkin


Fame- fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.
Socrates


Freedom- freedom is one of the most precious gifts that the heavens have bestowed in men, with it treasures locked in the earth and hidden in the depths of the sea are not compared.
Don Quixote


Friendship- Friendship is constant in all other things, save in the office and affairs of love.
William Shakespeare


Genius- Genius is one present inspiration and ninety percent perspiration.
Alexander Graham bell


Gossip- Gossip is always a personal confession either of malice or imbecility.
J.G. Holland


Glamour- Glamour is what makes a man ask for your telephone number. But It also is what makes a woman ask for the name of your dress maker.
lilly Dache


Gambling is a kind of tacit confession that those engaged therein do, in general exceed the bounds of their respective fortunes; and therefore they cast lots do determine on whom the ruin shall at present fall, that the rest may be saved a little longer.
Blackstone


Happiness- Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Dr. H.J. Sahachtel


Health- Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind; nor can the material senses bear reliable testimony on the subject of health.
Mary Baker Eddy


Home- Home is the resort of love, of joy, of peace, and plenty, where supporting and supported, polished friends and dearest relative mingle into bliss.
Thomson


Honour- Honour is most capricious in her rewards- she feeds us with air, and often pulls down our house to build our monument.
Charles Caleb Colton


Hope- Hope is the dream of a man who is wide awake.
Unknown


Humour- Humour is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
Romain Gary


Hypocrisy- Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.
La Rochefoucauld


Justice- Justice is the machine that, when someone has given it a starting push, rolls on it itself.
Galsworthy


Knowledge- Knowledge is like a deep well, fed by perennial springs, and your mind is the little bucket that you drop into it; you will get as much as you can assimilate.
Lala Har Dayal


Language- Language is the armoury of the human mind and it contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
S.T. Coleridge


Life- Life is a synthesis of the opposites.
The Vedas


Logic- Logic: an instrument used for bolstering a prejudice.
E. Hebbard


Love- Love is like measles: you can get it only once and the later in life it occurs the tougher it gets.
Josh Billings


Man- Man is a rope connecting animal and superman- a rope over a precipice. What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.
F. Nietzsche


Mind- the mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into in that counts, but how much it digests.
Swami Vivekananda





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