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Spice of the Month


Contentment / Peace / Satisfaction Happiness• Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony. – Mahatma Gandhi
• If you want others to be happy practice compassion. If you want yourself to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama
• If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy
• “I count him braver who overcomes his desire than who overcomes his enemies” – Aristotle
• “The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed.” – Gandhi
• "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." – Abraham Lincoln
Tolerance• Rig-Veda “Ekam Satyam Viprah Bahuda Vadanti”: Truth is One, Educated call it by different Names
• Voltaire “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
Democracy• Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. – GB Shaw
• My notion of democracy is that under it the weakest should have the same opportunity as the strongest. – Gandhi
• Democracy means tolerance, tolerance not merely of those who agree with us, but those who do not agree with us. – Nehru
• Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” ― Winston S. Churchill
• Democracy is not just the right to be equal but the equal right to be different. – Shimon Peres
• No democracy can hope to be self-guaranteeing; but the longer it endures, the more it is able to develop resources to endure still further in time. – Sunil Khilnani
• All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy. – Amartya Sen;
• “The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” ― Abraham Lincoln
• “Democracy in India is only a top dressing on an Indian soil, which is essentially undemocratic.” – Dr. B R Ambedkar