Quotes this week 10/12/2009

(via Asit Wagle) Tact is for people who aren’t witty enough to be sarcastic

As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get one round to play…. Ben Hogan.

Today is human rights day ….

Gandhi perceived that freedom could not be sustained without fighting against poverty – the biggest violator of human rights.

In a letter to Julian Huxley Gandhi writes: “I learned from my illiterate but wise mother that all rights (duties) to deserve and preserve come from duty well done. Thus, the very right to live accrues to us when we perform duty of citizenship of the world. From this fundamental statement, perhaps it is easy enough to define the duties of man and woman and co-relate every right to some corresponding duty to be first performed”.

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