Kindness is an investment. Good karma is the return.
Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.
Let no one challenge India’s secularism.
The spending on science and technology needs to be increased.
India is an ancient nation and not a nation in the making. We are not to build a new nation but to make this ancient nation virile to face the challenge of modern times.
As we talk with candour, we open the doors to new possibilities and new areas of cooperation in advance in democracy, in combating terrorism, in energy and environment, science and technology and international peacekeeping.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Common people are merely intent on spending time – whoever has some talent, on making use of it.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Ordinary people merely think how they shall ‘spend’ their time; a man of talent tries to ‘use’ it.
The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge.
When you play by the rules, defy mental demons, overcome every challenge, and enjoy a walk in the country at the same time- that’s being alive.
There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.
Everybody has a talent, but its what you do with that talent to make it great.
There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backward.
If I haven’t any talent for writing books or newspaper articles, well, then I can always write for myself.
The day will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see the distant person to whom he is speaking.
In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?