English Quotes for UGC NET, Competitive Exams – Thoughts for the Day

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Quotes are the oxygen for the pessimistic people. They instill a great zeal in them for further efforts. Truly these quotations work as great miracles. In other way, these are the magical words that come out from the heart of great personalities and anonymous people of the world and touch the souls and minds of the people of the world and have immortal impact on their lives.

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Note – Helpful for the UGC NET ( English ) / PGT English Recruitment Exams

If you are thinking to sit in UGC NET for English Language or any of the Recruitment Exams for Lectureship in English or PGT English, you must prepare these Important Quotations uttered by Geniuses of various ages and tastes especially from literature.

English Quotes for UGC NET

There are two or three quotations related questions in such exams. So it is imperative to learn some of them. These quotations are also important to embellish your language. These quotations are the thoughts of those great people you consider your ideals. If we apply them, these thoughts can change our life.

Some Important Quotations and Thoughts –

महान व्यक्तियों के सुंदर विचारों को हिंदी में यहाँ से पढ़ें।

सफलता से सम्बंधित सूक्तियाँ यहाँ से पढ़ें। ( Success Quotes )

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Read Dr Abdul Kalam’s Quotes from here.

Chaucer’s Quotes

Mathew Arnold Quotes

Abraham Lincoln’s Famous Quotes

Swami Vivekananda’s Famous Quotes

Exam Related Quotes

Quotes / Thoughts on Styles

Kabir Ke Dohe ( Couplets)

Best Quotes/ Thoughts Teachers/ Teachers’ Day

Today’s Thought – There is no God higher than the truth. – MK Gandhi’ Golden Thought

Only the dead have seen the end of war – Plato’ Quotation

Necessity never made a good bargain – Benjamin Franklin

There are some people who break down in adversities but there are others who break records – Shiv Khera

If you think, you can do a thing, you can and if you think, you can’t, you can’t – Shiv Khera

I’m alone still I have the existence. I can’t do all the things, but I can do something and just because I can’t do all the things, I shall not stop myself doing what I can – Helen Killer.

It is not the activeness of the wretched that destroys the society but it is the inaction of the good that does so – Shiv Khera

Every single country no matter what – name a country – we lose. We don’t win anymore. We’re going to start winning. We’re going to win with trade. Also we’re going to win with our military. We’re going to start winning again – Donald Trump ( Republican Presidential Candidate)

I always feel happy, you know why ? Because I don’t expect anything from anyone, Expectations always hurt…Life is short, so love your life. Be happy.. & Before you speak, Listen. Before you write, Think. Before you spend, Earn. Before you pray, Forgive. Before you hurt, Feel. Before you hate, Love. Before you quit, Try. Before you die, Live – Shakespeare’s Quotation

Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel Prizes : one for peace and one for science. – John F Kennedy

As long as you persecute people, you will actually throw up terrorism – Antonia Fraser

Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another – John C Maxwell.

You must remember that while you’re judging the book, the book is also judging you – Stephen King

Development is about transforming the lives of people, not just transforming economies – Joseph E Stiglitz

Frailty, thy name is woman – Hamlet in Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Imitation is Suicide – Emerson

Whom the gods love die young – Byron

I came, I saw, I conquered – Shakespeare

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man – Francis Bacon in his essay Of Studies.

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Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown – Shakespeare

Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast – W.Shakespeare

To be or not to be – Shakespeare in Hamlet

Earth is the right place to live – Robert Frost

Knowledge is power – Francis Bacon

Beauty is a short-lived reign – Socrates

The best sauce for food is hunger – Socrates

All the world’s a stage – Shakespeare

Democracy is of the people, by the people, for the people – Abraham Lincoln

Proper study of mankind is man – Alexander Pope

The woods are dark, lovely and deep,

But I have promises to keep,

Miles to go before I sleep,

Miles to go before I sleep. – Robert Frost

English Quotations and Precious Thoughts

Necessity is the mother of invention – Latin Proverb

Patriotism is last refuge of a scoundrel – Johnson

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of the feelings recollected in tranquility – William Wordsworth.

The greatest remedy for anger is delay – LA Seneca

Child is father of man – William Wordsworth

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? – Abraham Lincoln

Religion is like a pair of shoes ; find one that fits for you, but don’t make me wear your shoes – George Carlin

Thoughts for the Day – Famous Quotes for UGC NET / Asst Professor English Exams

The wild wine slips with the weight of its leaves – Swinburne

I regard myself as an Indian poet writing in English – Nissim Ezekiel

“And malt does more than Milton can

To justify God’s way to man” – A.E Houseman

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book, Books are well written or badly written. That is all. – Oscar Wilde

The best place to seek God is in a garden, you can dig for Him there. – GB Shaw

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice – TS Eliot

It is not for me to judge another man’s life – Hermann Hesse

Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.

The cool thing about unemployment is every day is Saturday – Jarod Kintz

Healthy Citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.( स्वस्थ नागरिक किसी देश की सबसे बड़ी पूँजी होते हैं। )

I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy. – Al Gore

The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry doesn’t own the sun – Ralph Nader

Beautiful English Quotes/ Thoughts

It’s a European Union of economic failure, of mass unemployment, and of low growth. – Nigel Farage

An appeal is when you ask one court to show its contempt for another court – Finley Peter Dunne

Terror made me cruel – Emily Bronte

For Success, attitude is as important as ability – Walter Scott

Family is not an important thing but it is everything for a person – Michael J Fox

When your signature turns into an autograph, you are successful – Anonymous

We all wear masks, and the time certainly comes when we can not remove them without removing some of our own skin – Andre Berthiaume

Sometimes if you wait too long, it’s too late – S Strohmeyer

A friendship that can end never really began – P Syrus

People who are powerless make an open theater of violence – Don DeLillo

I might have been a goldfish in a glass for all the privacy I got – Saki

We live in a world where the subject changes very fast. And this is a very old subject. There are now many other things to be frightened about – and other people to kill – Salman Rushdie

When a person takes birth, he has breaths, but not name, but when he dies, he has name, but not breaths. This journey between breath and name is called life – Anonymous

If you think about your life, you spend more time communicating privately than publicly. The opportunity here is a lot larger that what we have built in terms of FB and Insta – Mark Zuckerberg

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. – Henry David Thoreau

In a gentle way, you can shake the world – MK Gandhi

Giving someone a one- timer stimulus check or tax cut that expires doesn’t allow the predictability that business needs – Rand Paul

Man’s sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of strange disorder – Anonymous

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations – H.D. Thoreau

Hard work is the key to perfection – Sanskrit Literature

The root of education is bitter but fruit is sweet – Aristotle

Ego is a psychological disease, the cure of which is done by nature and time one day – Anonymous

The weakest part of a relation comes when a man has to explain himself – Anonymous

A person should have two works. If he has two, he/she will not depend on any one – Anonymous

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