I can promise you. If you work 12 hours, I will work for 13. If you work 14 hours, I will work for 15 hours. Why? Because I am not a â€˜pradhan mantriâ€™, but a â€˜pradhan sevakâ€™.
From experience I can say that we can make our nation corruption free. Only promises won't help...Irade Nek Hone Chahiye.
In a world suffering from mental stress, yoga promises calm. In a distracted world, yoga creates focus, creates concentration. In a world of fear, yoga promises strength and courage. A healthy body and a disciplined mind are the foundations of a world free from fear. In crafting a new self through Y
The contradictory experiments of chemists leave us at liberty to conclude what we please. My conclusion is, that art has not yet invented sufficient aids to enable such subtle bodies [air, light, &c.] to make a well-defined impression on organs as blunt as ours; that it is laudable to encourage inve
For an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
Peace is our passion.
By... [selecting] the youths of genius from among the classes of the poor, we hope to avail the State of those talents which nature has sown as liberally among the poor as the rich, but which perish without use if not sought for and cultivated.
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Those who have once got an ascendancy, and possessed themselves of all the resources of the nation, their revenues and offices, have immense means for retaining their advantage.
Bind them down by the chains of the Constitution where they can do no mischief.
Shake off all the fears and servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in the seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of God, because if there be one, he must approve of the homage of reason rather
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be great in both in proportion as it is free.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.
When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it.
with respect to the distribution of your time the following is what I should approve. from 8. to 10 o'clock practise music. from 10. to 1. dance one day & draw another. from 1. to 2. draw on the day you dance, and write a letter next day. from 3. to 4. read French. from 4. to 5. exercise...
The power of declaring war being with the Legislature, the Executive should do nothing necessarily committing them to decide for war in preference of non-intercourse, which will be preferred by a great many.
Ignorance is a poor tool in a battle of wits.
The superiority of chocolate (hot chocolate), both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain.
We shall all consider ourselves unauthorized to saddle posterity with our debts, and morally bound to pay them ourselves; and consequently within what may be deemed the period of a generation, or the life of the majority.
In the middle ages of Christianity opposition to the State opinions was hushed. The consequence was, Christianity became loaded with all the Romish follies. Nothing but free argument, raillery & even ridicule will preserve the purity of religion.
Honesty and interest are as intimately connected in the public as in the private code of morality.
I never saw an instance of one or two disputants convincing the other by argument.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it. Thomas Jefferso