Opportunity knocks but karma hunts you down.
To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one’s thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one’s mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction, from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are and everything we have comes from one attribute of man – the function of his reasoning mind.
I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.
I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand for victory will be ours.
For the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gandhian socialism is what we want to achieve and make society free of exploitation and full of opportunities.
In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
To be alone is the fate of all great minds – a fate deplored at times, but still always chosen as the less grievous of two evils.
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.
Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
There is no king of golf. Never has been, never will be. Golf is the most democratic game on Earth… It punishes and exalts us all with splendid equal opportunity.
It is not a dreamlike state, but the somehow insulated state, that a great musician achieves in a great performance. He’s aware of where he is and what he’s doing, but his mind is on the playing of the instrument with an internal sense of rightness.
Open your mind before your mouth.
Words give wings to the mind and make a man soar to heaven.
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.