When you look at the light bulb above you, you remember Thomas Alva Edison. When the telephone bell rings, you remember Alexander Graham Bell. Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. When you see the blue sky, you think of Sir C.V. Raman.
When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
I was a disadvantaged child from a non-educated family, yet I had the advantage of being in the company of great teachers.
In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved.
If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.
In a democracy, the well-being, individuality and happiness of every citizen is important for the overall prosperity, peace and happiness of the nation.