JOYFUL AND BLESSED NEW YEAR 2018!

I extend warm greetings and best wishes to all my well-wishers for a happy and prosperous New Year. Let 2018 be a year of peace, progress and harmony. Let us abhor violence and maintain maximum vigilance against all efforts, from within or without, to disturb peace and security. Let us celebrate pluralism and promote tolerance…

HOMAGE TO OUR LATE MOTHER ON HER 19TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY!

Don’t worry about anything Raju. You’re never alone. You’ve got me. I’ll always be here for you,” my mother would always say. And she was always there for me – and for my sisters and for many others too. Always. Ma, Mom, Mommy. She took this role very seriously and never wavered. No matter what….

GK-6180: RATIONAL TO KNOCK YOURSELF!

Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago. -Horace Mann

GK-6178: PITY IS CALLED COMPASSION!

Popular culture is a place where pity is called compassion, flattery is called love, propaganda is called knowledge, tension is called peace, gossip is called news, and auto-tune is called singing. -Criss Jami

GK-6177: WHAT OTHERS COMPREHEND!

Because there are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, the third is useless. -Niccolò Machiavelli

GK-6176: THE MEANS OF KNOWLEDGE!

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write. -John Adams

GK-6174: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW!

When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense. -Kahlil Gibran

GK-6173: DOESN’T DO WHAT YOU DO!

Don’t be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn’t do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn’t know what you know today. -Malcolm X

GK-6172: YOU WILL BE A PRISONER!

Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever. -Wil Zeus