Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Funny Halloween Quotes

Halloween has its roots in Celtic history. Christians celebrated 'All Saints Day' on November 1, a festival to honor Christian saints and convert pagans to Christianity. October 31 was observed as 'All Hallows Eve', and thus Halloween derived its name.

Here are some funny quotes about Halloween

“I wish everyday could be Halloween. We could all wear masks all the time. Then we could walk around and get to know each other before we got to see what we looked like under the masks.”
― R.J. Palacio

“The farther we've gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we've come to need Halloween. October Dreams: A celebration of Halloween”
― Paula Curan

"Proof of our society's decline is that Halloween has become a broad daylight event for many."
― Robert Kirby

"Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, "Tonight is Halloween!"
― Dexter Kozen

"Where there is no imagination there is no horror."
― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world."
― Jean Baudrillard

"Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night."
― Steve Almond

"I'll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween."
― Anonymous

"Being born on Halloween, there's always a party. It's a convenient birthday because you don't really have to organize a party"
― Eddie Kaye Thomas

"To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none."
― Sir Francis Bacon

Happy Halloween!

Inspirational Quotes on Failure

Need some inspiration? Does your failure killing the inner you? Its time to feed your brain with some good inspirational quotes. Here are few best quotes on Failure:

Some Inspiring Quotes on Failure

  • There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought. - Laurence J. Peter 
  • Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.- Roger Von Oech 
  • Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill 
  • Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill 
  • Try and fail, but don’t fail to try. – Stephen Kaggwa 
  • I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. - Thomas Alva Edison
  • We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. - Samuel Smiles 
  • It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. – Samuel Smiles 
  • Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. – Robert F. Kennedy 
  • Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. – Ralph Ellison 
  • The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure. - Sven Goran Eriksson 
  • I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan 
  • But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it’s better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you’re fighting for. –Paulo Coelho
  • Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to er – Mohandas K. Gandhi 
  • Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up. 
  • Success builds character, failure reveals it - Dave Checkett 
  • If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative. - Woody Allen 
  • A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing. –George Bernard Shaw 
  • Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up. – Chinese Proverbs 
  • A man may fall many times, but he won’t be a failure until he says that someone pushed him. – Elmer G. Letterman 
  • To be wrong is nothing unless you continue to remember it – Confucius

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Inspirational Quotes by Thomas A. Edison

Here are few Inspirational Quotes by Thomas Edison

  • I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
  • I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
  • I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
  •  Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
  • Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
  • Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
  • Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
  • Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
  • Great ideas originate in the muscles.
  • Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.
  • His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.
  • I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
  • I start where the last man left off.
  • If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
  • It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
  • I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
  • I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists – proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.
  • I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.
  •  Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Inspirational Quotes By APJ Abdul Kalam

Quotes byAbdul Kalam

  • If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
  • If you salute your duty, you no need to salute anybody, But if you pollute your duty, you have to salute everybody
  • As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
  • Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
  • Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
  • We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream!
  • Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
  • Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
  • Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
  • My worthiness is all my doubt His Merit- all my fear- Contrasting which my quality Does however appear
  • Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life
  • Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
  • Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
  • I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
  • You have to dream before your dreams can come true. 
  • Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
  • If we are not free, no one will respect us.
  • English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
  • Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
  • No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
  • Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognize our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?