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Can we share some motivational quotes or 'Thought of the day' here?

If you can't get through the mountain, get around it. If you can't go around it, go over it. If you can't go over it, sit down and ask yourself if getting to the other side is all that important. If it is, set about digging a tunnel.

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Khudi ko karke Buland Itna Chadha wo jaise taise,

Khuda ne bande se khud pucha abey ab utrega kaise. :D

Hahaha

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Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

~ Napoleon hill

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“Ever loved someone so much, you would do anything for them? Yeah, well make that someone yourself and do whatever the hell you want.”

– Harvey Specter (Suits)

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The person you're becoming will cost you people, relationships and material things. Choose 'you' over everything.

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"Carpe Diem. Seize the day. Make your life extraordinary"

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People talking behind your back, are behind for a reason.
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"But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

~Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

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Neyawn said

Hello All,

Some of you may remember Mittali Sethi ( old guys here ) Was just seeing a very blunt Interview by her.

I think everyone should see it. She has wonderfully said. I am always perturbed how both Prajit and Mittali , from 2016-2017 time on the forum , are so damn fearless when they speak and do things.

See this.




So it's not only about equal opportunities but it's also about equal barriers. If there are more barriers for a certain group of people, there should be more affirmative actions.

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"If you're so smart, why aren't you happy?"

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@Neyawn cant it b handled better??


Yes, I think there should have been lathi charge.

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It's not that I am so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

~ Albert Einstein

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वह प्रदीप जो दीख रहा है, झिलमिल दूर नहीं है।

थक कर वैठ गये क्या भाई! मंजिल दूर नहीं है।

रामधारी सिंह दिनकर


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असफलता एक चुनौती है, स्वीकार करो

क्या कमी रह गई, देखो और सुधार करो।

~हरिवंश राय बच्चन

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A dream you dream alone is only a dream. 

A dream you dream together is reality.

~John Lennon

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A winner is just a loser, who tried one more time.
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Wake up,

From your day dreams,

From your fear of failure,

From your inability to change your attitude,

From your tendancy to procrastinate,

From your habit of blaming others,


Now, have a cup of good tea and grind all day to study.

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The difficulty in life is the choice.

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Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time

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Being a rebel is not about bunking classes, wearing torn jeans, fighting with your parents, screaming that society sucks etc. Being a rebel is getting down to doing what you believe in, putting in hours of hard work, taking crazy risks and inspiring people to follow your path. Being a rebel is not cool. Its boring with lots of hard work.

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Conformity scene: The Dead Poet Society


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 है कौन विघ्न ऐसा जग में,
टिक सके आदमी के मग में?
ख़म ठोंक ठेलता है जब नर
पर्वत के जाते पाव उखड़,
मानव जब जोर लगाता है,
पत्थर पानी बन जाता है।
~ वीर/ रामधारी सिंह दिनकर
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Until you cross the bridge of your insecurities, you can't begin to explore your possibilities.
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Kyun sochna hai jaana kahaan
Jaaye wahin le jaaye jahaan....Besabriyaan

MS Dhoni movie was the reason I quit my comfortable life and started preparing for UPSC. Such an inspiring movie and great acting. 

#RIPSushantSinghRajput
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Mere ghar me to sirf Doordarshan tha. 🤓 Wo bhi 24hours me se sirf 4 hours electricity. 

Raj Kapoor aur Govinda ki movies dekh ke bada hua hu. Aaj hi "Hero no. 1" dekha.

Cricket used to be our life, and Sachin and Sehwag, our God.

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@Tetsuko Why are you feeling "guilty & sad"? You have no control over such things. One thing which is in your control is yourself. So first, try to help yourself, every other thing will fall in line.

This can also be because of depression, if this feeling is persistent. To know about depression, just Google it, or atleast visit a psychiatrist once.

Although it's considered a taboo. But you should be open about it and should not hesitate from consulting a doctor.

If you have studied "Poor Economics", you would be knowing how costly health problems become in longer run. Do not delay further. In my family, it's a rule to have routine full body check up and consultation atleast once in 2 years, especially for our parents. You can also devise such routine for your family.

"Prevention is better than cure."


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@Tetsuko Not the administrative inefficiency as such. But the choice of words like miseries, guilty, sad etc.

Anyway, I've seen the worse, I know the worst. I come from a state which has the worst system in the country. But I've made a peace with that for now, but not forever. If I get a chance, I'll make sure that "Babus" get to work and consider their work as public service and not a favour.

During this Corona, we had to take charge in our village and distribute food, just because of the inefficiency of the administration. 

Yesterday our maid, who had worked in our home 3 years ago, came to us for food because she can't find work anywhere due to the stigma created by corona.

The case you mentioned is common in our area. 

Ofcourse, these things did not come to minds of the people at higher level who were responsible for nationwide lockdown, and the rule of personal reporting in the case you mentioned. But make sure that if you reach to that level, you will consider the possible impacts of your decisions at each level. This is why GS-4 has been included in our syllabus.


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Aankhon Mein Jiske Koi To Khwaab Hai
Khush Hai Wahi Jo Thoda Betaab Hai
Zindagi Mein Koi Aarzu Kijiye
Phir Dekhiye
~Song: Phir Dekhiye (Rock on)
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आचार्यात् पादमादत्ते पादं शिष्यः स्वमेधया ।
सब्रह्मचारिभ्यः पादं पादं कालक्रमेण च ॥

one learns from four sources - teacher, self-study, colleagues, and with time.

(पादं = 1/4th)
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Haka dance: traditional war dance of Maori tribe (Newzealand).

Lyrics (something like this):

Leader

KA MATE! KA MATE!

We're going to die! We're going to die!

We were at war


Chorus

KA ORA, KA ORA!

We're going to live! We're going to live!

But now there is peace.


Leader

KA MATE! KA MATE!

We're going to die! We're going to die!

We thought we were all going to die.


Chorus

KA ORA, KA ORA!

We're going to live! We're going to live!

But now we are safe

All together


TENEI TE TANGATA PU'RU-HURU

This is the man, so hairy

Because our leader, so strong and masculine,

NA'A NEI TIKI MAI WHAKA-WHITI TE ...

Who fetched, and made shine the sun

Has unified us and brought back the sunny days of

... RA! UPANE! KA UPANE!

Sun! Together! All together ...!

Peace. We are all working in harmony, side by side,

A UPANE! KA UPANE!

Together! All together ...!

Moving in unison like the hairs on our chief's legs

WHITI TE RA!

To sun shines!

To prolong these sunny days of peace.

HI!

Yeah!

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