Self-help must precede help from others. Even for making certain of help from heaven, one has to help oneself.
Morarji Ranchhodji Desai (1896 - 1995)
Source: At conference of non allied nations; in NY "Times," 8 Apr 77
Contributed by: Zaady
Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
An expert gives an objective view. He gives his own view.
Source: "The Book of Quotes," by Barbara Rowes, 1979.
You are quite correct in saying that I banned the export of monkeys on a humanitarian basis and not because the number was lessening. I believe in preventing cruelty to all living beings in any form.
Source: Letter to the International Primate Protection League, 16 April 1985.
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