Famous Quotes – Who said this? for TNPSC Exams Group 2, Group 2A, Group 3, Group 4, VAO.

Famous Quotes – Who Said This?

‘The rain falls, because there are some good people in that place, but It benefits everyone who lives there’
            – Avvaiyar

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but just felt in the heart.
            – Helen Keller

Success is not something to wait for; it Is something to work for
            – Jessica Cox

Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper till you get the answer. . .
            – Carl Sandburg

“Man is born free but is  everywhere in chains.”
            – Jean Jacques Rousseau

The squirrel said to the mountain If I cant cany forests on my basic, Neither can You crack a nut!”

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

            – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Such as thy words are, such will thine affections be esteemed; and such as thine affections, will be thy deeds; and such as thy deeds will be thy life.”
            – Socrates

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”-                                 
            – Dale Carnegie

“The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.”
             - Henry W. Longfellow

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
              - Thomas A. Edison

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”
               - Robert Kiyosaki
"The purpose of our lives is to be happy."
                 -Dalai Lama

"Don't count the days, make the days count." 
              -Muhammad Ali

"Your voice can change the world." 
             -Barack Obama

"Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
            - Rudyard Kipling

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world"
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
"There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread."
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
          ― Mahatma Gandhi

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.”

“Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.”

“What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.”

“Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.”

“The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.”

“Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.”

“Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.”

“Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.”

        - Jawaharlal Nehru

“Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best”

“We cannot do great things. We can only do little things with great love”

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies”

“Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.”

“Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.”

“I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.”

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.”

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”

“Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.”

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.”

                - Mother Teresa

“We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.”

“Arise, Awake and Stop not until the goal is reached”

              - Swami Vivekananda.

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” 

“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.” 

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” 

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go."

"I am not young enough to know everything."

"Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same."

"There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it."

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

           ― Oscar Wilde

"In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity."

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”

        ― Albert Einstein

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
"If you are going through hell, keep going."

            - Winston Churchill

“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”

"Hell is a half-filled auditorium."

         - Robert Frost

Class book  6th English

‘It rains, because there are some good people in that place, but it benefits every one who lives there’

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but Just felt in the heart.
– Helen Keller

They took away what should have been my eyes,
(But I remembered Milton’s Poradise).
They took away what should have been my ears,
(Beethoven came and wiped away my tears).
They took away what should have been my tongue,
(But I had talked with God when I was young).
He would not let them take away my soul –
Possessing that, I still possess the whole.
-Helen Keller

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
-Helen Keller

John Mitton: a great English poet who could not see
Beethoven: a famous German music composer who could not hear
‘success is not something to wait for;
it is something to work for.’
-Jessica Cox

Jessica Cox was born without arms. This American girl is the first pilot licensed to fly, using only her feet! She can even drive a car! She can swim and write as good as anyone with arms. She is also good at martial arts.

‘I may have been affected by polio, but education has helped me to realize my dreams.’
– Rajalakshmi.

Rajalakshmi was struck by polio at the age of five. She has won many medals for her achievements in athletics. Rajalakshmi from Usilampatti in Madurai District.

Class book  7th English

“Owning things is Human, Sharing them is divine”
– Oscar Wilde

“Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”
-Jean Jacques Rousseau

Class book  8th English

The highest result of education is tolerance
-Helen Keller

The Squirrel said to the mountain,
“If I can’t carry forest on my back, Neither can you crack a nut!”
     -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Class book  9th English

“Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up”

What is learned with Pleasure,
Is truly learned in full measure.
-Khalil Gibran

‘She left India as a student, but she would see the nation of her birth, all of it, from hundreds of miles above’
-George W. Bush about Kalpana Chawla

The legacy you leave is the one you live
-Abraham Lincoln

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Class book  10th English

“I want to give my kids just enough so that they would feel that they could do anything, but not so much that they would feel like doing nothing”.
-Warren Edward Buffett

Such as thy words are, such will thin affections be esteemed; and such as thin affections, will be thy deeds; and such as thy deeds will be thy life

Class book  11th English

‘The heights by great men reached and kept
were not attained by sudden flight,
But they, while their companions slept,
were toiling upward in the night’
-H W Longfellow

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”
-Neil Armstrong

Under the wide and starry sky,
Dig the grave and let me lie.
-R L Stevenson

“I was not born for one corner, The whole world is my native land”
-Seneca the Philosopher

Success does not mean the absence of failures.
It means the attainment of ultimate objectives.
It means winning the war, not every battle.
– Edwin C Bliss

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success”.
-Swami Vivekananda

“One should lift oneself by one’s own efforts and should not degrade oneself; for one’s own self is one’s friend, and one’s own self is
one’s enemy”.
-Bhagavad Gita

“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide”.

“Count your blessings, not your troubles”
-Dale Carnegie

Class book  12th English

Who said, ‘Frailty, thy name is woman’?
-M K Gandhi

O woman! Lovely woman!
Nature made thee to temper man;
we had been brutes without you.
Angels are painted fair to look like you;
there is in you all that we believe of heaven –
amazing brightness, purity and truth,
eternal joy and everlasting love.

Thank You 
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