The Wise Old Man

  • A wealthy man requested an old scholar to wean his son away from his bad habits.

    The scholar took the youth for a stroll through a garden. 
    Stopping suddenly he asked the boy to pull out a tiny plant growing there.

    The youth held the plant between his thumb and forefinger and pulled it out.

    The old man then asked him to pull out a slightly bigger plant.

    The youth pulled hard and the plant came out, roots and all.

    "Now pull out that one," said the old man pointing to a bush.

    The boy had to use all his strength to pull it out.

    "Now take this one out," said the old man, indicating a guava tree.

    The youth grasped the trunk and tried to pull it out.
    But it would not budge.
    "I – It's impossible," said the boy, panting with the effort.

    "So it is with bad habits," said the sage. 
    "When they are young it is easy to pull them out but when they take hold they cannot be uprooted."

    The session with the old man Changed the boy's life.

    Positive Attitude

  • With a BAD ATTITUDE,

    You can never have a POSITIVE Day



    You can never have a BAD Day.

    So the Choice is Yours.

    Great Mistake of Human Beings

  • The big error or fault of most of human beings:

    "We Listen Half,

    Understand Quarter

    and Tell Double".

    Don't Loose Hope

  • Unexpected Results and Problems

    are Part of LIFE.


    Never loose HOPE in Any Condition.


    Darkness of the Night Always Finishes with a Light of the Day.

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    Moment of Truth

  • There was a Young Student-Archer who reached such proficiency in his art that
    he could shoot an arrow into a tree and then cleave that arrow into two with the next shot.

    He began to boast that he was a greater archer than his GURU(Teacher).

    One day his GURU(Teacher), a venerable old man in his 70's, asked the Youth to
    accompany him on a trip across the hills.

    The journey was uneventful until they came to a deep chasm. A single log spanned the chasm.

    The GURU(Teacher) walked down to the centre of the log, 
    unshouldered his bow and taking an arrow shot it into a tree on the other side. 
    His next shot cleaved the first arrow into two.

    "Now it's your turn," HE said, walking back to where his student was standing.

    The youth stepped gingerly on the log and very slowly and carefully made his way to the middle.
    But, his heart was in his mouth. He knew that if he lost his footing, he would plunge to his death.
    His hands trembled as he strung an arrow into his bow. 
    Preoccupied with the danger he was in, he found it hard to focus on the target. 
    Consequently when he let go of the arrow, it missed the tree altogether.

    Whimpering, he turned around.

    "Help me!" he shouted to his GURU(Teacher). "I'll fall!".The old man walked up to him, 
    took his hand and stepping backwards led him to safety. 
    Neither of them said a word on the return journey but the boy had much to think about.

    He had realised that to be a master of his art it was not enough to know how to control the bow, 
    he had to learn how to control his mind too.

    Awesome Quote About Life

  • CHARACTER cannot be developed in Ease and Quiet. 

    Only through Experience of  Trial and Suffering can the  SOUL 

    be Strengthened, Ambition Inspired and Success Achieved. 

    - Helen Keller.

    Maths Miracle

  • 111/(1+1+1) = 37

    222/(2+2+2) = 37

    333/(3+3+3) = 37

    444/(4+4+4) = 37

    555/(5+5+5) = 37

    666/(6+6+6) = 37

    777/(7+7+7) = 37

    888/(8+8+8) = 37

    999/(9+9+9) = 37

    The Ant and the Grasshooper

  • In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content.

    An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.

    "Why not come and chat with me," said the Grasshopper, "instead of toiling and moiling away?"

    "I am helping to lay up food for the winter," said the Ant, "and recommend you to do the same."

    "Why bother about winter?" said the Grasshopper; "we have got plenty of food at present."

    But, the Ant went on its way and continued its toil.

    When the winter came, the Grasshopper found itself dying of hunger, while it saw the ants distributing,
    every day, corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer.

    Then the Grasshopper knew..



    Awing Thoughts

  • The most destructive habit --> Worry

    The greatest joy--> Giving

    The most endangered species--> Dedicated leaders

    Our greatest natural resource--> Our youth

    The greatest "shot in the arm" --> Encouragement

    The greatest problem to overcome--> Fear

    The most effective sleeping pill--> Peace of mind

    The most crippling disease--> Excuses

    The most powerful force in life--> Love

    The most destructive pariah--> Gossip

    The most incredible computer--> The human brain

    The worst thing to be without--> Hope

    The deadliest weapon--> The tongue

    The two most powerful words--> Can do

    The greatest asset--> Faith

    The most worthless emotion --> Self-pity

    The worst thing you can lose-->Self-respect

    The most satisfying work--> Helping others

    The ugliest personality trait--> Selfishness

    The most beautiful attire--> A smile!

    The most prized possession--> Integrity

    The most contagious spirit -->Enthusiasm

    The most powerful communication--> Prayer

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