For life in general , there is but one decree : youth is a blunder , manhood a struggle , old age a regret . DISRAELI A simple life is its own reward . GEORGE SANTAYANA Life is just one damned thing after another .
Author: Meera Malhotra
Publisher: Orient Paperbacks
Quotations are wisdom in crystal form, which can be enjoyed not only for pure pleasure's sake, but can be used fruitfully to enhance effect in a speech, article or even everyday walk. The reader, writer, speaker, and the browser will find what they want among the 500 or so quotations, which include the most celebrated lines from Shakespeare and other literary classics, the Bible, and the wisdom of ancient China and Greece, side by side with remarks and writings of almost unknown writers. A treasure house of penetrating wisdom, beautiful thought, and the keenest wit, gleaned from the writings and teachings of the world's greatest minds. A special section of common and uncommon quotations from the best that has been said by the world's greatest thinkers. There is also a section of Indian quotations culled not only from the classics like the Vedas, the Upanishads, and the Ramayana, but also form the sayings and writings of great men like Kabir, Buddha, Nanak and Gandhi, and thinkers like Radhakrishnan, Nehru, Tagore, R.K. Narayan, Raja Rao, and others.