J. K. Bharavi quotes

  • Success is like a lovely woman, wooed by many men, but folded in the arms of him alone who, free from over-zeal, firmly persists and calmly perseveres.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Success #Men #Lovely

  • Be patient, if thou wouldst thy ends accomplish; for like patience is there no appliance effective of success, producing certainly abundant fruit of actions, never damped by failure, conquering all impediments.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Success #Fruit #Be Patient

  • The friendship of the bad is like the shade of some precipitous bank with crumbling sides, which, falling, buries him who is beneath.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Friendship #Fall #Crumbling

  • As drops of bitter medicine, though minute, may have a salutary force, so words, though few and painful, uttered seasonably, may rouse the prostrate energies of those who meet misfortune with despondency.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Medicine #Energy #May

  • Do nothing rashly; want of circumspection is the chief cause of failure and disaster. Fortune, wise lover of the wise, selects him for her lord who ere he acts reflects.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Wise #Want #Causes

  • The natural hostility of beasts is laid aside when flying from pursuers; so also when danger is impending the enmity of rivals is ended.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Flying #Enmity #Rivals

  • The undertaking of a careless man succeeds not, though he use the right expedients: a clever hunter, though well placed in ambush, kills not his quarry if he falls asleep.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Clever #Fall #Men

  • Those who wish well towards their friends disdain to please them with words which are not true.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Wish #Please #Wells

  • Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think it's going to be easy. It's hard!

  • What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?

  • Self-actualizing people are those who have come to a high level of maturation, health and self-fulfillment... the values that self-actualizers appreciate include truth, creativity, beauty, goodness, wholeness, aliveness, uniqueness, justice, simplicity, and self-sufficiency.

  • All my life I've been aware of the Second World War humming in the background. I was born 10 years after it was finished, and without ever seeing it. It formed my generation and the world we lived in. I played Hurricanes and Spitfires in the playground, and war films still form the basis of all my moral philosophy. All the men I've ever got to my feet for or called sir had been in the war.

  • We may not preach a crucified Saviour without being also crucified men and women. It is not enough to wear an ornamental cross as a pretty decoration. The cross that Paul speaks about was burned into his very flesh, was branded into his being, and only the Holy Spirit can burn the true cross into our innermost life.

  • God wants us to speak to men so that they will feel it, so that they will never forget it. God means every Christian to be effective, to make a difference in the actual records and results of Christian work. God put each of us here to be a power. There is not one of us but is an essential wheel of the machinery and can accomplish all that God calls us to.

  • A devotee should be fixed in the conclusion that, the spiritual master cannot be subject to criticism and should never be considered equal to a common man.

  • I'm the leading scorer in the cup, and that's lovely, but don't forget this is also a great moment for the whole squad, when the two things coincide you can't ask for more.

  • Toil and risk are the price of glory, but it is a lovely thing to live with courage and die leaving an everlasting fame.

  • I have such a lovely life and I just never imagined that I would miscarry a baby.

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