Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Words of Wisdom-146: SWAMI SIVANANDA

Real education aims at controlling the mind, annihilating egoism, cultivating divine virtues, and attaining knowledge of the Self or Brahma Jnana - Swami Sivananda

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Words of Wisdom-145: Shakespeare

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven - Shakespeare

On Teachers-1:

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well -  Alexander the Great

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Words of Wisdom-144: Swami Vivekananda

What is education?  Book learning?  No.  Is it diverse knowledge? Not even that. The training by which the current and expression of will are brought under control and become fruitful is called education – Swami Vivekananda

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Words of Wisdom-143: Albert Einstein

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid – Albert Einstein

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Words of Wisdom-142: Ernest Hemingway

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen - Ernest Hemingway

Saturday, February 14, 2015



It is a scheme of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to mentor girl students prepare for admission to premier engineering colleges such as IITs.  The plan is to admit 1000 girl students from Class 11 and 12 of all boards of education on merit for special online and direct coaching.

Out of the 151 centres planned all over India, Tamil Nadu is to get 2 centres at Coimbatore and Madurai.

Source: The Times of India, Chennai, Times Region Section, Page 8, Oct.30, 2014 issue

Grateful thanks to The Times of India.

Words of Wisdom-141:

A Chinese proverb tells us: "He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever."

Monday, February 9, 2015

Words of Wisdom-140: Confucius

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people - Confucius

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Words of Wisdom-139: Tanvi Shah, Singer

Education is development.  Kids are the future and it is that they are well educated – Tanvi Shah, Singer