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 The Organization of Pakistani Students (OPS) at St. John's University     

"Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness,
and some have greatness thrust upon them"
William Shakespeare

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder"
Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Consider the past and you shall know the future"
Chinese Proverb

"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail"

"The only way to have a friend is to be one"
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever"
Napolean Bonaparte

"The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it"
Oscar Wilde

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance"
Oscar Wilde

"Talk not of wasted affections; affections never was wasted
Henry Wadsworth

"The earth laughs in flowers"
E. E. Cummings

"Reality is the leading cause of stress...
for those in touch with it"

"This above all; to thine own self be true"
William Shakespeare

"No legacy is so rich as honesty"
William Shakespeare

"They do not love that do not show their love
William Shakespeare

"Silence is the perfectest herald of joy;
I were but little happy if I could say how much"
William Shakespeare

"Wit is educated insolence"

"I am not young enough to know everything"
Oscar Wilde

"To rebel in season is not to rebel"
Greek proverb

"It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives"
Samuel Johnson

"Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius"
Benjamin Disraeli

"A poet can survive anything but a misprint"
Oscar Wilde

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one"
Albert Einstein

"A man who does not read good books has no advantage
over the man who cannot read them"
Mark Twain

"In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity"
Albert Einstein

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players.
they have their exits and their entrances,
and one man in his time plays many parts"
William Shakespeare

"You gotta do what you gotta do... then live with what you have done"

"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself"


"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop"

"Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood.
It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting
By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy."
Mark Twain

"When ideas fail, words come in very handy"

"Always do right, that will gratify some and astonish the rest"
Mark Twain

"The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought
the greatest artist has
Michelangelo Buonarroti

"Life is what happens when you are making other plans"
John Lennon

"To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice"

"In youth we learn; in age we understand"
Von Ebner-Eschenbach

"People who are sensible about love are incapable of it"
Douglas Yates

"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves"
William Shakespeare

"The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials"
Chinese Proverb

"I hope life is not a big joke...
because I dont get it"

"Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame"
Benjamin Franklin

"The only thing sure about luck is that it will change"
Wilson Mizner

"There is always a moment in childhood
when the door opens and lets the future in"
Graham Greene

"People often find it easier to be a result of the past
than a cause of the future"

"Discussion is an exchange of knowledge,
argument an exchange of ignorance
Robert Quillen

"You must do the things you think you cannot do"
Eleanor Roosevelt

"A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage"
George Lieberman

"Truth is truth to the end of reckoning"
William Shakespeare

"How much better it is to weep at joy than to joy at weeping"
William Shakepeare

"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"
George Washington

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been"
Mark Twain

"There is nothing so powerful as truth-and nothing so strange"
Daniel Webster

"No one can make you feel inferior without your permission"
Eleanor Roosevelt

"Ignorance is the night of mind, a night without moon or star"

"Few things are harder to put up with
than the annoyance of a good example"
Mark Twain

"The miserable have no other medicine but only hope"
William Shakespeare


"Youth is squandered on the young"

"Consider the past, and you shall know the future"
Chinese Proverb

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new"
Albert Einstein

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake"
Napolean Bonaparte

"Wise men dont need advice, fools dont take them"
Benjamin Franklin

"We all walk in the dark, and each of us must learn
To turn on his or her light"
Earl Nightingale

"If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain
If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees
If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people"
Chinese Proverb

"All things are possible until they are proved impossible
And even the impossible may only be so, as of now"
Pearl S. Buck

"A smile is an inexpensive way to improve you looks"

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I am not sure about the former"
Albert Einstein

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out
how far one can go"
T.S. Eliot

"You dont stumble into the future.
You create your own future"
Roger Smith

"Caresses, expressions of one sort or another,
are necessary to the life of the affections
as leaves are to the life of a tree"
Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right"

"If you dont know where you are going, any road will take you there"

"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"
Berthold Auerbach

"When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant
more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge"
Albert Einstein

"Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everone else does
and thinking something different"
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"If we dont change our direction,
we are likely to end up where we are headed"
Ancient Chinese Proverb

"It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question"
Eugene Ionesco

"Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe"
H.G. Wells

"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can
sincerely try to help another without helping himself"
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When one tugs at a single thing in nature,
he finds it attached to the rest of the world"
John Muir

"This above all: to thine own self be true.
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man"
William Shakespeare

"Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for kindness"

"If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of gianst"
Issac Newton

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, it is a fire to be kindled"

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