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    Keshavan Nair

  1. With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

    Joe Namath

  2. When you win nothing hurts.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  3. An army marches on its stomach.

  4. There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.

  5. If you wish to be a sucess in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

  6. Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.

  7. There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.

    Ogden Nash

  8. Middle age is when you're sitting at home on Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.

  9. A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.

  10. People who have what they want are very fond of telling people Who haven't what they want that they really don't want it.

  11. Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for.

  12. If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.

  13. Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.

  14. Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny -- did you ever try buying them without money?

  15. Another good thing about gossip is that it is within everybody's reach,
    And it is much more interesting than any other form of speech.

    George Jean Nathan

  16. Love demands infinitely less than friendship.

    Martina Navratilova

  17. The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.

  18. Whoever said, It's not whether you win or lose that counts, probably lost!

    Horatio, Lord Nelson

  19. England expects that every man will do his duty.

    John Von Neumann

  20. It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.

    Louise Nevelson

  21. You must create your own world. I'm responsible for my world.

  22. What we call reality is an agreement that people have arrived at to make life more livable.

    Cardinal Newman

  23. Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.

    Isaac Newton

  24. If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.

  25. No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

  26. To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.

  27. I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

    Howard W. Newton

  28. When a man blames others for his failures, it's a good idea to credit others with his successes.

    New York Times

  29. Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools. -from an editorial on Robert Goddard's work in rocket propulsion, 1921

    Reinhold Niebuhr

  30. God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

    Frederick Nietzsche

    (1844-1900) German philosopher

  31. Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster. And if you gaze long into the Abyss, the Abyss gazes into you.

  32. Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.

  33. It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.

  34. There are no facts, only interpretations.

    Earl Nightingale

  35. The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in life clearly discerns his object, and towards that object habitually directs his powers.

    Anais Nin

  36. We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.

  37. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

  38. Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

  39. Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes one feel as you might when a drowning person holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you in his panic.

    Larry Niven

  40. Everything starts as somebody's daydream.

    Richard M. Nixon

  41. A man is not finished when he's defeated; he's finished when he quits.

  42. Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.

    Louis Nizer

  43. A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.

    Michael Nolan

  44. People are far more interesting and successful when they are less concerned about being normal, and more concerned on being natural.

    Kathleen Norris

  45. In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, unresolvable, and necessary.

    Henri Nouwen

  46. When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.

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