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101 Mind Elevating Thoughts


  1. There are four fold duties every one to perform through out life
  2. A duty to wards your creators.

    A duties to wards; "to whom you creates"

    A duty to wards your maintainers.

    A duty to wards your self.

  3. A true knowledge (GYAN) can bring happiness to you. True knowledge is knowledge, which you bring into action without doubt and with due care to the surrounding.
  4. No body can mentally torture any one unless one canít control mind.
  5. Humility is a strange thing. The minute you think you have got it, you have lost it.
  6. If your desires are endless, your fears and anxieties will be so too.
  7. If all our misfortunes were laid on one common heap, where everyone must take an equal proportion, most people would be content to keep their original fate with them.
  8. It is more shameful to mistrust oneís friends than be deceived by them.
  9. Kindness is never wasted. If it has no effect on the recipient, at least it benefits the bestower.
  10. Keep a secret, itís your slave. Tell it, itís your master.
  11. Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
  12. Life is a struggle between keeping your weight down and spirit up.
  13. Life without the courage for death is slavery.
  14. Love endures only when the lovers love many things together and not merely each other.
  15. Man is born free but later everywhere he is in chains.
  16. Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps.
  17. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
  18. No matter how good the idea of the other fellow may be, there is always a better one.
  19. No doctor is a good doctor who has never been ill himself.
  20. Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
  21. Not work, but the thought that he must work is what makes the lazy man tired.
  22. Not keeping an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a personís money as his time.
  23. Nothing is permanent except change.
  24. Nothing would be done at all if a man waited till he could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.
  25. Only a few men think but all have opinions.
  26. Nothing prevents us from being natural so much as the desire to appear so.
  27. Of all human knowledge, that of marriage is the least advanced.
  28. One must be poor to realize the luxury of richness.
  29. Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others.
  30. Our fear of disasters that may never happen, robs us off the courage to meet even the common challenges of life.
  31. Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
  32. Human affairs would be far happier if the power in men to be silent were the same as that to speak.
  33. Talkers are no good doers.
  34. The desire for appearing clever often prevents us from becoming so.
  35. The cause of liberty becomes a mockery if the price to be paid is the wholesale destruction of those who are to enjoy liberty.
  36. The best thing to give:
  37. to your enemyóforgiveness

    to an opponentótolerance

    to a friendóyour ear

    to your childógood example

    to your fatheróreverence

    to your motheróconduct that will make her proud of you

    to yourselfórespect

    to all menócharity.

  38. The good things of life are not to be had singly, but come to us with a mixture like a school boyís holiday, with a task affixed to the tail of it.
  39. The man who canít ~1ance thinks the band is no good.
  40. Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree.
  41. The mob has many heads but no brains.
  42. The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside. And only he who listens can speak.
  43. The more you read about politics, you get to admit that each party is worse than the other.
  44. The more the laws, the more the offenders.
  45. Keep the eyes wide open before marriage and half shut afterwards.
  46. The nice thing about meditation is that it makes doing nothing quite respectable.
  47. The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking. External aids only rouse the internal teacher.
  48. There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.
  49. There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
  50. The wicked are not always clever, nor are dictators always right.
  51. To be spiritual is not to reject reason but to go beyond it.
  52. To exaggerate is to weaken your case.
  53. To ease anotherís heartache is to forget oneís own.
  54. To know to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with oneís freedom.
  55. Two great talkers will not travel far together.
  56. True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
  57. To teach is to learn twice.
  58. To sit alone in the lamp light with a book spread out before you is the pleasure beyond compare.
  59. Too little liberty brings stagnation and too much brings chaos.
  60. Truth fears no trial.
  61. Two men look out through the same bars; one man sees the mud and other sees the stars.
  62. Watch a man doing his most common actions; these are indeed the things which will tell you the real character of a great man.
  63. To understand everything is to forgive everything.
  64. We often pardon those who bore us, but we canít pardon those whom we bore.
  65. We spend the first half of our lives trying to understand the older generation and the second half trying to understand the younger generation.
  66. When a mouse laughs at a cat, there is a hole nearby.
  67. What is morally wrong, canít be politically right.
  68. We all are sentenced to capital punishment for the crime of living and though the condemned cell of our earthly existence is but a narrow and bare dwelling place, we have adjusted ourselyes to it and made it tolerably comfortable for the little while we are to be confined in it.
  69. When people prophesy, they generally make the mistake of transferring the past to the future.
  70. When the defects of others are perceived with so much clarity, it is because one possesses them oneself.
  71. When eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practical man relies on the language of the first.
  72. When you get something for nothing, you just havenít had the bill for it yet.
  73. Whoever doesnít know the truth, is ignorant but the one who knows the truth but denies it, is a criminal.
  74. When you scan the long history of ma, you will find that far more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion.
  75. Looking from the worldly eyes, if you have money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well too.
  76. You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
  77. You canít build character and courage by taking away a manís initiative and independence.
  78. You canít help men permanently by doing for them what they could do for themselves.
  79. You canít strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
  80. You grow up the day, you have your first real laugh.
  81. You must remember that all work is simply to bring out the power of the mind, which is already there.
  82. God is more real to me than you and I sitting here.
  83. The solution of all problems lies within us only. It canít come from anywhere outside.
  84. If you try your best to get a thing and still you donít get it, it simply means that you donít need it. If you really need a thing in the eyes of God and it doesnít exist in the Universe, it will be created for you.
  85. Learn to see things as they are and not as you would like them to be.
  86. I can live without air and water but not without God. Such should be your conviction about God.
  87. The man who is not moved by anything in the world is the one who can move anything in the world.
  88. If you want to be come big person, donít ignore small things.
  89. If the power to satisfy our desires is increased in arithmetical progression, the power of desire is increased in geometrical progression.
  90. Bliss is never attainable in finite life, which is characterised by selfishness. Bliss is always in infinite, which represents the expansion of your consciousness to Universal consciousness.
  91. Donít waste any situation. Treat each situation like a work of art. Handle it with great care. Donít avoid anything thinking it has got no value.
  92. Pleasure never satisfies a person. It only leads to a more desperate search for pleasure. Hence the more one pursues and experiences pleasure, the more dissatisfied he becomes.
  93. Once you start changing, you will find that world outside is also changing. Process of change has to initiate from within only.
  94. Donít escape or run away from the problems. Face them, fight with them. This is where you will develop strength, inner maturity, tolerance and power of endurance.
  95. Use anger as your servant and not as a master.
  96. Learn to create a distance between yourself and events. In reality the object of fear is quite different from the emotions of fear which one experiences.
  97. With the dawn of knowledge and wisdom in you, the world is still there but that changing world which changes every minute according to your mood and whims, disappears.
  98. Beginning of all big things are small.
  99. We have not come to this earth for a vacation or holidays. We have to fulfil some aim here.
  100. Any method of character building will turn to a flop if it doesnít place God at its very base.
  101. Working in the world without an aim or purpose may lead you to become lost as in a dark forest. While performing actions, you should always remember your aim of life.
  102. Desires multiply faster than we can fulfil them.
  103. Worldly desires are like an itch which increases when we rub