10 Most Popular Youth Quotes

1. “Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” ? – Franz Kafka

2. “Youth is the pollen
That blows through the sky
And does not ask why.” – Stephen Vincent Benet

3. “My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me. ” – Ivy Compton-Burnett

4. “Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.” – Herbert Henry Asquith

5. “I survived many a youth hostel bunk room reading Tolstoy by flashlight.” – Maria Semple

6. “Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

7. “A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do we know that his future will not be equal to our present?” – Confucius

8. “The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ? – Friedrich Nietzsche

9. “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.” – Benjamin Haydon

10. “Every man is obsessed by the memories of his own youth.” – Umberto Eco

50 Most Popular Dalai Lama Quotes

1. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”
– Dalai Lama

2. “Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” – Dalai Lama

3. “In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.” – Dalai Lama

4. “Human beings will continue to deceive and overpower one another. Basically, everyone exists in the very nature of suffering, so to abuse or mistreat each other is futile. The foundation of all spiritual practice is love. That you practice this well is my only request.” – Dalai Lama

5. “Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” – Dalai Lama

6. “Let us try to recognize the precious nature of each day.”- Dalai Lama XIV

7. “Someone else’s action should not determine your response.”- Dalai Lama

8. “I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less.” – Dalai Lama

9. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” ? Dalai Lama XIV

10. “The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life. It should be something useful, something good.” – Dalai Lama

11. “A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.”- Dalai Lama

12. “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama

13. “Love is the absence of judgment.” ? Dalai Lama XIV

14. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

15. “With realisation of one’s own potential and self-confidence in ones ability, one can build a better world.” – Dalai Lama

16. “In the present circumstances, no one can afford to assume that someone else will solve their problems. Every individual has a responsibility to help guide our global family in the right direction. Good wishes are not sufficient; we must become actively engaged.” – Dalai Lama

17. It is important to generate a good attitude, a good heart as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short-term and the long-term for both yourself and others will come. – Dalai Lama

18. “Time passes unhindered. When we make mistakes, we cannot turn the clock back and try again. All we can do is use the present well.” – Dalai Lama

19. “I became the Dalai Lama not on a volunteer basis.” – Dalai Lama

20. “The topic of compassion is not at all religious business; it is important to know it is human business, it is a question of human survival.” – Dalai Lama

21. “Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” ? Dalai Lama

22. “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” ? – Dalai Lama

23. “Love and kindness are the very basis of society. If we lose these feelings, society will face tremendous difficulties; the survival of humanity will be endangered.” – Dalai Lama

24. “Without your effort, it is impossible for blessings to come.” – Dalai Lama

25. “Although you may not always be able to avoid difficult situations,you can modify the extent to which you can suffer by how you choose to respond to the situation.” – Dalai Lama

26. “A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.” ? – Dalai Lama

27. “Let us try to recognize the precious nature of each day.” – Dalai Lama

28. “Three qualities enable people to understand the teachings: objectivity, which means an open mind; intelligence, which is the critical faculty to discern the real meaning by checking the teachings of Buddha; and interest and commitment, which means enthusiasm.” – Dalai Lama

29. “World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.” ? – Dalai Lama XIV

30. “Neither a space station nor an enlightened mind can be realized in a day.” – Dalai Lama

31. “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” ? Dalai Lama XIV

32. “Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.” – Dalai Lama

33. “Whether one is rich or poor, educated or illiterate, religious or non-believing, man or woman, black, white, or brown, we are all the same. Physically, emotionally, and mentally, we are all equal. We all share basic needs for food, shelter, safety, and love. We all aspire to happiness and we all shun suffering. Each of us has hopes, worries, fears, and dreams. Each of us wants the best for our family and loved ones. We all experience pain when we suffer loss and joy when we achieve what we seek. On this fundamental level, religion, ethnicity, culture, and language make no difference.” – Dalai Lama

34. “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama

35. As people alive today, we must consider future generations: a clean environment is a human right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility toward others to ensure that the world we pass on is as healthy, if not healthier, than we found it. – Dalai Lama XIV

36. “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

37. “You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them — for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions.”- Dalai Lama

38. “Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.” ? Dalai Lama XIV

39. “To remain indifferent to the challenges we face is indefensible. If the goal is noble, whether or not it is realized within our lifetime is largely irrelevant. What we must do therefore is to strive and persevere and never give up.” – Dalai Lama

40. “Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful.” -Dalai Lama

41. “If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.” ? Dalai Lama XIV

42. “The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless & Free your action will be.” ? Dalai Lama

43. “If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.” ? – Dalai Lama

44. “The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness.” – Dalai Lama

45. “When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.”- Dalai Lama

46. “We don’t need more money, we don’t need greater success or fame, we don’t need the perfect body or even the perfect mate. Right now, at this very moment, we have a mind, which is all the basic equipment we need to achieve complete happiness.” – Dalai Lama

47. “A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.” – Polybius

48. “A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you.” ? – Dalai Lama XIV

49. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. – Dalai Lama XIV

50. “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama


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30 Motivational Quotes About Leadership

1. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

2. “When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” – Roy E. Disney

3. “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.” – Abraham Lincoln

4. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” – Henry Ford

5. “My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.” – Steve Jobs

6. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy

7. “A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.” – Polybius

8. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

9. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

10. “Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon

11. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates

12. “Leadership is influence.” – John C. Maxwell

13. “A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” – M.D. Arnold

14. “High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton

15. “Be willing to make decisions. That’s the most important quality in a good leader.” – George S. Patton

16. “Education is the mother of leadership.” – Wendell Willkie

17. “The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.” – Sir Winston Churchill

18. “The real leader has no need to lead–he is content to point the way.” – Henry Miller

19. “A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.” – J.P. Morgan

20. “It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.” – Seneca

21. “I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?” – Benjamin Disraeli

22. “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” – Maya Angelou

23. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” – George Patton

24. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John Maxwell

25. “To have long-term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.” – Pat Riley

26. “Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.” – General George Patton

27. “In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.” – Henry W. Longfellow

28. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” – Ray Kroc

29. “A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.” – General Douglas MacArthur

30. “A leader takes people where they would never go on their own.” – Hans Finzel

50 Buddha Quotes | Greatest Wealth, Faithfulness the Best Relationship

1. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

2. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha

3. “Purity or impurity depends on oneself, No one can purify another.” – Buddha

4. “Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.” – Buddha

5. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. – Buddha

6. “Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.” – Buddha

7. “In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” – Buddha

8. “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

9. “All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?” – Buddha

10.“Emotion arise from Desire, hence an Illusion.” – Buddha

11. “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” – Buddha

12. “Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” – Buddha

13. “You are the community now. Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up.” – Buddha

14. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” – Buddha

15. “The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.” – Buddha

16. “Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” – Buddha

17. “There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.” – Buddha

18. “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha

19. “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha

20. “To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.” – Buddha

21. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha

22. “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” – Buddha

23. “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” – Buddha

24. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha

25. “Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” – Buddha

26. “To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others” – Buddha

27. “A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” – Buddha

28. “True love is born from understanding.” – Buddha

29. “Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.” – Buddha

30. “Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law.” – Buddha

31. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha

32. “Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.” – Buddha

33. “The Way is not in the sky; the Way is in the heart.” – Buddha

34. “In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.” – Buddha

35. “Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.” – Buddha

36. “You only lose what you cling to.” – Buddha

37. “The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.” – Buddha

38. “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Buddha

39. “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” – Buddha

40. “There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” – Buddha

41. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha

42. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

43. “To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.” – Buddha

44. “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

45. “It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.” – Buddha

46. “There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.” – Buddha

47. “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

48. “The darkest night is ignorance” – Buddha

49. “A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.” – Buddha

50. “In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.” – Buddha

15 Most Popular Jack Kerouac Quotes

1. “I don’t know, I don’t care, and it doesn’t make any difference.” – Jack Kerouac

2. “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

3. “What’s in store for me in the direction I don’t take?” – Jack Kerouac

4. “I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.” – Jack Kerouac

5. “Don’t use the phone. People are never ready to answer it. Use poetry.” – Jack Kerouac

6. “All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.” – Jack Kerouac

7. “I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.” – Jack Kerouac

8. “My witness is the empty sky.” – Jack Kerouac

9. “Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” – Jack Kerouac

10. “I just won’t sleep,” I decided. There were so many other interesting things to do.” – Jack Kerouac

11. “The only truth is music.” – Jack Kerouac

12. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” – Jack Kerouac

13. “My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.” – Jack Kerouac

14. “Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” – Jack Kerouac

15. “I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.” – Jack Kerouac

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20 Thomas Edison Quotes

20 Thomas Edison Quotes to Motivate You to Never Quit

Motivate You
1. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

2. “The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” ? – Thomas A. Edison

3. “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

4. “I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it” ? – Thomas A. Edison

5. “We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” ? – Thomas A. Edison


6. “I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.” – Thomas Edison

7. “Five percent of the people think;
ten percent of the people think they think;
and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.” ? – Thomas A. Edison

8. “To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.” – Thomas Edison

9. “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” – Thomas Edison

10. “To do much clear thinking a person must arrange for regular periods of solitude when they can concentrate and indulge the imagination without distraction.” ? – Thomas A. Edison

11. “There is far more opportunity than there is ability.” – Thomas Edison

12. “Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

13. “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – ? Thomas A. Edison

14. “Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.” – Thomas Edison

15. “Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability…. We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.” ? – Thomas A. Edison

16. “Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” – Thomas Edison

17. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.” ? – Thomas A. Edison

18. “There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas Edison

19. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

20. “Discontent is the first necessity of progress.” – Thomas Edison