The clever poor man- A must Read

Once upon a time, there was a clever poor young man who lived in a city. His only resource was a dead rat. He started off by selling it for a coin to a hotel, for their cat. Then one day, there was a storm. The king’s garden was littered with branches and leaves, andContinue reading “The clever poor man- A must Read”

There are unjust laws, just as there are unjust men. Explain with a suitable example. (150 words – 10 marks)

The words of Mahatma Gandhi were from his struggle in South Africa against the unjust racial laws. Laws protect the rights of people and regulate the civil activities. In most of the cases, laws are on the lines of ethical principles. But, there are also several laws which are clearly unethical. For example laws madeContinue reading “There are unjust laws, just as there are unjust men. Explain with a suitable example. (150 words – 10 marks)”

Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

​Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. You do not lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership. In preparing for battle IContinue reading “Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes”

Oscar Wilde Quotes

Oscar Wilde I can resist everything except temptation. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much. Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Too many people today knowContinue reading “Oscar Wilde Quotes”

Charles Dickens Quotes

​Charles Dickens No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every manContinue reading “Charles Dickens Quotes”

William Shakespeare Quotes

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. The course of true love never did run smooth. There is nothingContinue reading “William Shakespeare Quotes”

George Bernard Shaw – Quotes

​George Bernard Shaw Quotes A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it. Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dreamContinue reading “George Bernard Shaw – Quotes”

​Michel Foucault

​Michel Foucault Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art. In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating. Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authorityContinue reading “​Michel Foucault”

​Henry David Thoreau – The one who influenced Mahatma Gandhi

Henry David Thoreau Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify. Things do not change; we change. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not beContinue reading “​Henry David Thoreau – The one who influenced Mahatma Gandhi”

Leo Tolstoy – Quotes – Influenced Mahatma Gandhi 

Leo Tolstoy Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. If you want to be happy, be. All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. The two most powerful warriors are patienceContinue reading “Leo Tolstoy – Quotes – Influenced Mahatma Gandhi “