Wednesday, December 16, 2009


These are the jottings from one of my old literary notebooks. But , who said, seems to have been overlooked in most cases.....
“..January 2nd is the day when most people find that it is easier to break a resolution than a habbit.”

“ To handle yourself, use your head; To handle others use your heart ”.

“Ideas should be received like guests-in a friendly way;but with the reservation that they are not to tyrannize their host!”

“Two things indicate weakness-to be silent when it is proper to speak and to speak when it is proper to be silent.”- Persian Proverb

"When a man with money meets a man with experience, the man with experience gets the money and the man with money gets experience."

“ He has a right to criticize who has a heart to help”-Lincoln
"Criticism should be malice towards none and charity towards all"-Lincoln
A sentence with all the 26 alphabets-
“Quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog!”

“Silence is deep as eternity ; Speech is shallow as time.”-Carlyle

“Some books are to be tasted, others are to be followed, and some few to be chewed and digested”-Bacon

“Some men are great because their associates are little”-Johnson

“Begin not with a programme, but with a deed”-Florence Nightingale

"One who knows not that he knows not is a fool, neglect him
One who knows that he knows not is humble, teach him
One who knows not that he knows is innocent
On who knows that he knows is wise, follow him"

"Everyone wants to be wanted."