There’s a strange thing about knowing. It is irreversible. That’s different from learning, where you can unlearn what you’ve learnt, and do it all over again — with a new approach.
Intelligence has proved to be one of the most desirable qualities in an individual — second only, perhaps, to beauty.
Human progress and survival depend on stability and continuity.
A teenage girl wrote an essay on the recent fracas over the firecracker ban in the capital, and it was published in a national daily.
What determines strength? Between a green, supple shoot and a thick brown one, which would you perceive as the stronger? Probably the thick brown one.
Po, the loveable Kung Fu Panda, learns in the third instalment of the movie series that despite being a dragon warrior he still had a long way to go.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness, and let the winds of the heavens dance between you
— Khalil Gibran,
Sound, that most primitive of senses, has a physicality to it that vision lacks,” writes Connie Haham in her book Show Me Your Words. “Sound is vibration. We feel sound.
Happenstance may play a role in biology, as it does in history,” writes Carl Sagan in the Cosmos, the great saga of cosmic evolution.
What is the one thing that you possess the most of when you’re a child?