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One life - a little gleam of Time between two Eternities.

Thomas Carlyle

One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.

Bryant McGill

One of the oldest and well-accepted myths, which is the greatest enemy of truth in my view, is that one simply cannot maintain the best quality of life without consuming hazardous, toxic, and depleting substances. This myth has been persistent but unrealistic. Today, Innovative Scientists and Brilliant Green Chemistry Followers are defying this ancient myth of trade-off and "quid pro quo" - by apprpriately designing their chemical reactions, and selecting non-hazardous alternatives to otherwise toxic reagents. That's the way to to go! We must think Green, to keep our Beautiful Mother Earth Fresh and Clean - at all times.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

One only needs two tools in life WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.

G. Weilacher

Our entire life worth's less than one moment of the absolute's truth vanity.

Sorin Cerin

Our life is shaped by our actions not by opinion of others.

Apoorve Dubey

Our schools have been scientifically designed to prevent over-education from happening. ... The average American (should be) content with their humble role in life, because they're not tempted to think about any other role.

William Torrey Harris

Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly.

Cicero

Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsiblity and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.

Helen Merrell Lynd

Out of life's school of war What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.

John Patrick

Paradoxical as it may seem, holding on to certain things may make you weaker while letting go of those things may make you stronger. Sometimes letting go of things that are too heavy to carry can be the difficult and yet the best move you make, for the stream of life to move on and flow smoothly onwards and upwards.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Pink All I'm saying is that if I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life - remind me to kill myself.

Dazed and Confused

Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.

Mother Teresa, -- Letter to U.S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.

Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life. And when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful -- a thought that is love.

Mary Manin Morrissey

Referring to writer and publisher T.R. Threston (Tina Threston): In life there are those who talk, talk, talk and nothing gets done. Then there are the ones that do and look for glory because of what they did. Then there are the true good hearts in the world and Tina is one them! I curse and spit on anyone that ever doubts Tina's words, generosity or intentions! If they do, clearly they do not know her and they do not deserve to know her!

Contessa Bianca Bertolli

Remember that life is not measured in hours but in accomplishments.

James A. Pike

Rest not Life is sweeping by go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.

Johann von Goethe

Scars are neither something one should feel embarrassed about, nor something one should try to hide. Scars are beautiful, in my view, because they show what you've been through, and how you've come out of that challenging phase of life. Your scars represent your courage, determination and endurance, and that's why they are so beautiful.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Scars are not something one should feel embarrassed about, and something one should try to hide. In my view, scars are really beautiful, because they show what you've been through, and how you've come out successfully through that challenging phase of your life. Your scars represent your courage, determination, endurance, and strength. And that's why they are so beautiful.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Schrodinger's Cat is a classic example of Paradox, in my view. In actuality, it was a Gedankenexperiment or a Thought Experiment, created by Austrian Physicist Erwin Schrodinger in 1935. Not many folks are probably aware that Schrodinger himself called that experiment “a ridiculous case.” Here’s the "Schrodinger's Cat" in Schrodinger's own words: “A cat is penned up in a steel chamber, along with the following device (which must be secured against direct interference by the cat): In a Geiger Counter, there is a tiny bit of radioactive substance, so small, that perhaps in the course of the hour one of the atoms decays, but also, with equal probability, perhaps none. If it (i.e. decay) happens, the Geiger Counter discharges and through a relay releases a hammer that shatters a small flask of Hydrogen Cyanide. If one has left this entire system to itself for an hour, one would say that the cat still lives if meanwhile no atom has (undergone) radioactive decay.” So you see, the cat's life or death truly depends on the formation of a subatomic alpha particle that triggers off the avalanche of electrons in the Geiger Counter. There is an equal probability that it may not happen, and hence the cat should remain both alive and dead per Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. Philosophically speaking, Human Life is full of paradoxes, and we often find that the uncertainties therein bear a startling resemblance with Schrodinger's Cat experiment. The total randomness of events that shape our human lives, and determinedly control the outcome (i.e. future) can be extremely perplexing and equally thought-provoking as Schrodinger's Cat experiment....a pre-written and pre-destined Reductio ad absurdum perhaps!

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Science is the only true guide in life.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 22.09.1924

Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life.

Epictetus

Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.

Alexander MacLaren

Self-respect is the most important aspect of human life, and the cornerstone of all virtues. It is also the starting point of cultivating the beauty in women and the courage in men. Never lose your Self-respect, and never allow anyone to violate its sacredness for any price.

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

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