"Life is an exam where the syllabus is unknown and question papers are not set. Nor are there model answer papers."
"Vision without action is merely a dream; action without vision is merely passing time; but vision and action together can change the world."
"If you try to please everyone, you will please no one. It is impossible to lead your life for others’ happiness."
"With my experience in life, I want to tell you that having good relationships, compassion and peace of mind is much more important than achievements, awards, degrees or money."
"Usually, people who are sensitive need more time to understand the real world."
"We can give our children only two things in life which are essential. Strong roots and powerful wings. Then they may fly anywhere and live independently. Of all the luxuries in life, the greatest luxury is getting freedom of the right kind."
"Experience has taught me that honesty is not the mark of any particular class nor is it related to education or wealth. It cannot be taught at any university. In most people, it springs naturally from the heart."
"Money is one thing which rarely unites and mostly divides people."
"When a doctor makes a mistake, a person goes six feet below the ground. When a judge makes a mistake, a person is hung six feet above the ground. But when a teacher makes a mistake, the entire batch of students is destroyed. Don’t ever look down on teachers."
"Money should come slowly over a period of time. Then only does one respect it. Whether it’s a man or a woman, earning too much money in too short a period is as bad as excess liquor."
"Many a times there is no perfect solution for a given problem. No solution is also a solution. Everything depends upon how you look at it. We make judgements on others depending upon what we think of them."
"You should not be so sensitive. Sensitive people suffer a lot in life."
"A Cuckoo should never dance and a Peacock should not try to sing! Acknowledge all the troubles and failures in our lives."
"It is very difficult to earn trust. It takes years to build and it can be destroyed in an instant by one bad deed. Trust requires an enormous amount of integrity and you have to prove every time that you are worthy of it. I am very grateful to our society and community."
"When someone gets cheated, that person gets upset not because they have lost money but because he or she realizes that they have been foolish enough to be tricked by someone."
"A fire cannot be extinguished with another fire. It is only water that can make a difference."
"I realized then that only diseases and not honesty and integrity are passed down to the next generation through genes."
"There is a difference between loneliness and solitude. Loneliness is boring, whereas in solitude you can inspect and examine your deeds and your thoughts."
"Rich or poor, it is good to do our own work and be fit."
"Positivity lies in the simplest of things: gratitude for each and every simple pleasure of life."