International personalities

 

 
 
  • “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country” – John F. Kennedy
 
  • Confucius said, “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall”
 
  • “When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property” – Thomas Jefferson.
 
  • “Men is born free, yet everywhere he is in chains” Jean Jacques Rousseau
 
  • Confucius – “If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in term of 100 years, teach the people” (importance of human capital)
 
  • The illiterate of the twenty first century will not be those who do not read or write but those who do not learn, re-learn and un-learn. –Alvin Toffler
 
  • Mandela – ” There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”
 
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela.