Karma is a good judge of character, and you, my friend, are f*cked.
When someone betrays you, it is a reflection of their character, not yours.
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
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.
Just as man can’t exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one’s rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property.
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.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
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.
It is too much to hope that I shall keep up my success. I don’t ask for that. All I shall do is my best – and hope.
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.
The beauty in a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart; the place where love resides.
I dream of an India that is prosperous, strong, and caring. An India, that regains a place of honour in the comity of great nations.
This power of democracy is a matter of pride for our country, something which we must always cherish, preserve and further strengthen.
India has the sanction of her own past glory and future vision to become strong – in every sense of the term.
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.
Neither India nor Russia perceives a threat from the strength of the other. Each sees a benefit for itself in the increased political and economic strength of the other.
My poet’s heart gives me strength to face political problems, particularly those which have a bearing on my conscience.
Indian democracy’s greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.