Food for Thought From – Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
1. “Your best teacher is your last mistake”
2. If you fail, never give up; because FAIL means “First Attempt In Learning”. “END is not the end, in fact END means “Effort Never Dies””. If you get No as an answer, remember NO means “Next Opportunity”
3. “If you salute your duty, no need to salute anybody; but if you pollute your duty you have to salute everyone”.
Scientists say “Hugging is good medicine; it transfers energy and gives the person hugged an emotional
lift. You need four hugs a day for survival, Eight for maintenance, 12 for growth. Hugging is a formal communication”.
Take care and remember: “Too often we under estimate the power of the touch , a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around”- Leo Buscagila.
“Freedom is free, but being alive is not free”
“Never stop doing little things for others; sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts”.
“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”
“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. “Light! Give me light!” was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.”
“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”
“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”
Clay P. Bedford