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Unread post by Conscíous » Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:53 am

When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it.” ~Socrates



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#272

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:35 pm

One of the basic differences between God and human is, God gives, gives and forgives.
But human gets, gets, gets and forgets.
Be thankful in life!



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#273

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:27 pm

Sochne wali baat hai........

Musalmaano ka har firqa ek dusre ko Kaafir kehta hai....

Ek Kaafir hi hai jo hum sab ko Musalmaan kehta hai



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#274

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Jan 01, 2015 5:13 pm

Kill one man and you're a murderer, kill a million and you're a conqueror.

~ Jean Rostand



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#275

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:26 pm

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#276

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:16 pm

Read the speech of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ...

Racism will never end as long as white cars are still using black tyres. Racism Will never end as long we still wash first white clothes, then other colours later.Racism will never end if people still use black to symbolise bad luck and WHITE for peace! Racism will never end if people still wear white clothes to weddings and black clothes to the funerals. Racism will never end as long as those who don't pay their bills are blacklisted not White listed. Even when playing the snooker, you haven't won until you sink the black ball, and the white ball must remain on the field. BUT I DONT CARE, SO LONG AS I'M STILL USING WHITE TOILET PAPER TO WIPE MY BLACK ***, I'M STILL FINE!!



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#277

Unread post by saminaben » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:24 pm

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom" - Anais Nin



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#278

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:57 pm

“Even this shall pass away”; Poem by Theodore Tilton

Once in Persia reigned a king,
Who upon his signet ring
Graved a maxim true and wise,
Which, if held before his eyes,
Gave him counsel at a glance
Fit for every change and chance.
Solemn words, and these are they,
“Even this shall pass away.”

Trains of camels through the sand
Brought him gems from Samarcand;
Fleets of galleys through the seas
Brought him pearls to match with these;
But he counted not his gain
Treasures of the mine or main;
“What is wealth?” the king would say;
“Even this shall pass away.”

‘Mid the revels of his court,
At the zenith of his sport,
When the palms of all his guests
Burned with clapping at his jests,
He, amid his figs and wine,
Cried, “O loving friends of mine;
Pleasures come, but not to stay,
‘Even this shall pass away.”

Lady, fairest ever seen,
Was the bride he crowned his queen.
Pillowed on his marriage bed,
Softly to his soul he said:
“Though no bridegroom ever pressed
Fairer bosom to his breast,
Mortal flesh must come to clay
Even this shall pass away.”

Fighting on a furious field,
Once a javelin pierced his shield;
Soldiers, with a loud lament,
Bore him bleeding to his tent.
Groaning from his tortured side,
“ Pain is hard to bear,” he cried;
“ But with patience, day by day,
Even this shall pass away.”

Towering in the public square,
Twenty cubits in the air,
Rose his statue, carved in stone.
Then the king, disguised, unknown,
Stood before his sculptured name,
Musing meekly: “What is fame?
Fame is but a slow decay,
Even this shall pass away.”

Struck with palsy, sore and old,
Waiting at the Gates of Gold,
Said he with his dying breath,
“Life is done, but what is Death?”
Then, in answer to the king,
Fell a sunbeam on his ring,
Showing by a heavenly ray,
“Even this shall pass away.”



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#279

Unread post by alam » Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:36 am

A poignant poem by a Blind Arab Poet:


How oft, when young, my friends I would defame,
If our religious faiths were not the same;
But now my Soul has traveled high and low-
Now all save Love, to me, is but a name

A Blind Arab poet - The Quatrains of Abu'l-Ala Edited and Translated by Ameen F. Rihani London.



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Unread post by alam » Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:14 pm

"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen..."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross



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#281

Unread post by alam » Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:06 pm

With life as short as a half taken breath, don't plant anything but love. [The seed] grows and comes up full of some unimagined beauty. ~Rumi



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Unread post by alam » Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:15 pm

"Oh child,
you dead weight, you hot iron, you stone,
Come forth now, I beg you, creep out on your own.
You stretch me apart, I am stretching you too.
Slither out now, my faceless one, you!"
Anna T. Szabo



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#283

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:00 pm

A Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in

--- Greek Proverb


When the axe came into the woods, many of the trees said, "Atleast the handle is one of us"

------ Turkish Proverb.



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#284

Unread post by alam » Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:37 am

"Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and do his own dying"

Martin Luther



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#285

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:38 pm

One reason that people resist change is that they focus on what they have to give up, rather than what they have to GAIN.

--Rick Godwin



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#288

Unread post by Conscíous » Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:50 am

“never be the first to attack your enemy, repulse his attacks, but do it boldly, bravely and courageously” ~Imam Ali ibn abi talib a.s



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#289

Unread post by Conscíous » Sun Feb 21, 2016 6:37 am

Greed is a sign of the wretched ~Imam Ali (A.S)



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#291

Unread post by Conscíous » Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:05 am

" Do not chase the mirage,, it will lead you nowhere"~ Imam Ali (AS)



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#292

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:57 pm

There are two ways to conquer and enslave a country.

One is by the sword

The other is by debt.


John adams



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#293

Unread post by Conscíous » Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:28 am

“Be like the rose which even gives its fragrance to those who crush it” ~Imam Ali (as)



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#294

Unread post by Conscíous » Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:13 pm

"You will love and not be loved back.
Give and not receive.
Help and be left helpless.
Teach and not be taught.
Forgive and be forgotten.
Trust and be doubted.
Pray and be cursed by others.
You will be unnoticed, unliked, unloved and unappreciated...
But NEVER EVER NEVER let anyone else stop you from being YOU.
Because YOU are the one stretching, growing and rising to a better job, career, love, relationship, opportunity.
Never subtract the best of you to add the worst of anyone else." ~ howard britt



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#295

Unread post by Conscíous » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:41 am

"Hold back your soul from that which harms it before it departs you,
stive to set it free just as you stive to make a living;
your souls well being depends upon your good deeds" ~ Imam Jafer Sadiq (as)



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#296

Unread post by Conscíous » Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:55 am

"You will begin to heal when you let go of your hurts and forgive those who have wronged you..."
~Imam Ali a.s.



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Unread post by Conscíous » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:56 am

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"He who is ignorant of something tries to find fault in it" ~Imam Ali a.s.



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Unread post by Conscíous » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:24 am

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"We have those who will love us even if we cut them into pieces,
and those who will hate us even if we feed them pure honey.."~ Imam Ali (A.S)



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#299

Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:06 pm

Sharing a bit sarcastic message from the VC of Mumbai Univ. 10 One liners about India that are completely true

1. If u want to know how divided we are, just look at matrimonial page of our newspaper

2. India is running the software of tomorrow on the hardware of yesterday

3. Marriages (rest of the world): x+y
Marriages (in India): ∫xdx + ∫ydy

4. If the mobile gets spoiled blame the child, if child gets spoiled blame the mobile

5. If someone asks for dirty cloth to clean something you are in India

6. The only country where people fight to be termed 'backward'

7. In India, you don't cast your vote, you vote your caste

8. An incredible country where actors are playing cricket, cricketers are playing politics, politicians are watching porn and porn stars are becoming actors

9. Sarcasm is like electricity, half of India doesn't get it

10. And the ultimate one:

Where liking a Facebook post and sending messages on WhatsApp gets you arrested, while destroying public property does not..!!!!



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#300

Unread post by Conscíous » Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:27 pm

"How strange and foolish man is.
He loses his health in gaining wealth.
Then to regain health he wastes his wealth.
He ruins the present while worrying about his future,
but weeps in the future by recalling his past.
He lives as though death shall never come to him,
but he dies in a way as if he were never born."
~ Imam Ali