Inspirational & Lively Quotes from REVOLUTION 2020 – Chetan Bhagat

Cover of Chetan Bhagat's Revolution 2020 Novel
Cover of Chetan Bhagat’s Revolution 2020 Novel

A week ago, I wrote Starting Revolution with Double-decked eyes : Paradoxical, Revolution 2020: Love. Corruption. Ambition is the latest going-to-be-hit book by  Chetan Bhagat – the biggest-selling English language novelist in India’s history (as quoted by The New York Times.) And all of my predictions of that article has come true, and maybe this would be the last book of Chetan which I read. So, I din’t dare to write a review of it. You can’t hurt yourself more knowing it would – atleast you know it, even tho’ you can’t act upon.

‘Once upon a time, in small-town India, there lived two intelligent boys.
One wanted to use his intelligence to make money.
One wanted to use his intelligence to create a revolution.
The problem was, they both loved the same girl.’

Here are inspirational and lively quotes from Revolution 2020, mostly love and ambition centric; and pointed-towards-girl’s nature and human behavior. Page no. follows these awesome, quotations from Chetan Bhagat’s Revolution 2020.

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Thoughts of Trust, Relationship, Overpowering, Personal Perception… life wants more

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Greetings, Read it till the end …  this would change your perception about all your relations and brighten your day for sure..!!!

TRUSTis a very important factor for all relationships. When trust is broken, it is the end of the relationship. Lack of trust leads to   suspicion, suspicion generates anger, anger causes enmity and enmity   may result in separation.

A telephone operator told me that one day she received a phone call.   She answered, “Public Utilities Board.” There was silence. She   repeated, “PUB.” There was still no answer. When she was going to   cut off the line, she heard a lady’s voice, “Oh, so this is PUB. Sorry, I got the number from my Husband’s pocket but I do not know whose number it is.”

Without mutual trust, just imagine what will happen to the couple if   the telephone operator answered with just “hello” instead of “PUB”.

Mutual trust between people
Mutual trust between people


A man asked his father-in-law, “Many people praised you for a successful marriage. Could you please share with me your secret?”
The father-in-law answered in a smile, “Never criticize your wife for her shortcomings or when she does something wrong. Always bear in mind that because of her shortcomings and weaknesses, she could not find a better husband than you.”

We all look forward to being loved and respected. Many people are afraid of losing face. Generally, when a person makes a mistake, he would look around to find a scapegoat to point the finger at. This is the start of a war. We should always remember that when we point one finger at a person, the other four fingers are pointing at ourselves.

If we forgive the others, others will ignore our mistake too.

No pointing fingers - relationship thoughts
No pointing fingers - relationship thoughts



A person visited the government matchmaker for marriage, SDU, and requested “I am looking for a spouse. Please help me to find a suitable one.” The SDU officer said, “Your requirements, please.” “Oh, good looking, polite, humorous, sporty, knowledgeable, good in singing and dancing. Willing to accompany me the whole day at home during my leisure hour, if I don’t go out. Telling me interesting stories when I need companion for conversation and be silent when I want to rest.” The officer listened carefully and replied, “I understand you need television.”

There is a saying that a perfect match can only be found between a blind wife and a deaf husband, because the blind wife cannot see the faults of the husband and the deaf husband cannot hear the nagging of the wife. Many couples are blind and deaf at the courting stage and dream of perpetual perfect relationship. Unfortunately, when the excitement of love wears off, they wake up a nd discover that marriage is not a bed of roses. The nightmare begins.

Creating perfect relationship - the world thru your eyes
Creating perfect relationship - the world thru your eyes



Many relationships fail because one party tries to overpower another, or demands too much. People in love tend to think that love will conquer all and their spouses will change the bad habits after marriage. Actually, this is not the case. There is a Chinese saying which carries the meaning that “It is easier to reshape a mountain or a river than a person’s character.”

It is not easy to change. Thus, having high expectation on changing the spouse character will cause disappointment and unpleasantness.

It would be less painful to change ourselves and lower our expectations..

No overpowering thoughts among your friends
No overpowering thoughts among your friends



There is a Chinese saying which carries the meaning that “A speech will either prosper or ruin a nation.” Many relationships break off because of wrong speech. When a couple is too close with each other, we always forget mutual respect and courtesy. We may say anything without considering if it would hurt the other party.

A friend and her millionaire husband visited their construction site. A worker who wore a helmet saw her and shouted, “Hi, Emily! Remember me? We used to date in the secondary school.” On the way home, her millionaire husband teased her, “Luckily you married me. Otherwise you will be the wife of a construction worker.” She answered,” You should appreciate that you married me. Other wise, he will be the millionaire and not you.”

Frequently exchanging these remarks plants the seed for a bad relationship. It’s like a broken egg – cannot be reversed.

Right Speech Thought - be the egg (yolk) among the others
Right Speech Thought - be the egg (yolk) among the others



Different people have different perception. One man’s meat could be another man’s poison. A couple bought a donkey from the market. On the way home, a boy commented, “Very stupid. Why neither of them rides on the donkey? “Upon hearing that, the husband let the wife ride on the donkey. He walked besides them. Later, an old man saw it and commented, “The husband is the head of family. How can the wife ride on the donkey while the husband is on foot?” Hearing this, the wife quickly got down and let the husband ride on the donkey.

Further on the way home, they met an old Lady. She commented, “How can the man ride on the donkey but let the wife walk. He is no gentleman.”
The husband thus quickly asked the wife to join him on the donkey. Then, they met a young man. He commented, “Poor donkey, how can you hold up the weight of two persons. They are cruel to you.” Hearing that, the husband and wife immediately climbed down from the donkey and carried it on their shoulders.

It seems to be the only choice left. Later, on a narrow bridge, the donkey was frightened and struggled. They lost their balance and fell into the river. You can never have everyone praise you, nor will everyone condemn you. Never in the past, not at present, and never will be in the future.

Thus, do not be too bothered by others words if our conscience is clear..

Thoughts of Personal Perception
Thoughts of Personal Perception



This is a true story which happened in the States. A man came out of his home to admire his new truck. To his puzzlement, his three-year-old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny paint of the truck. The man ran to his son, knocked him away, hammered the little boy’s hands into pulp as punishment. When the father calmed down, he rushed his son to the hospital.

Although the doctor tried desperately to save the crushed bones, he finally had to amputate the fingers from both the boy’s hands. When the boy woke up from the surgery & saw his bandaged stubs, he innocently said, “Daddy, I’m sorry about your truck.” Then he asked, “but when are my fingers going to grow back?” The father went home & committed suicide.

Think about this story the next time someone steps on your feet or u wish to take revenge. Think first before u lose your patience with someone u love. Trucks can be repaired.. Broken bones & hurt feelings often can’t. Too often we fail to recognize the difference between the person and the performance. We forget that forgiveness is greater than revenge.

People make mistakes. We are allowed to make mistakes. But the actions we take while in a rage will haunt us forever.

Be patient - hold your partner's hand when needed
Be patient - hold your partner's hand when needed

“Good Life starts only when you stop wanting a better One”  

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away”

For more life inspiring quotes, see our Quotes section.

Some important quotes from Chanakya Neeti

Her are a SOME IMPORTANT QUOTES FROM CHANAKYA NEETI- chanakya Neeti, suggest you to read them.

“A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and
honest people are screwed first.”
Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC)

“Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.”
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Quotations : Proverbs and Folk Wisdom : Wisdom Quotes

It is never wise to try to appear to be more clever than you are. It is sometimes wise to appear slightly less so.

William Whitelaw (1918 – 1999)
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626)
Consider the little mouse, how sagacious Animal it is which never entrusts its life to one hole only.
Plautus (254? – 184 BC)
If one is too lazy to think, too vain to do a thing badly, too cowardly to admit it, one will never attain wisdom.
Cyril Connolly (1903 – 1974)
In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare!
Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744)

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Knowledge is proud that he has learn’d so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
William Cowper (1731 – 1800)
You beat your pate, and fancy wit will come;
Knock as you please, there’s nobody at home.
Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744)
Whereof one cannot speak, thereon one must remain silent.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951)
We are wiser than we know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)
‘Twere more than woman to be wise;
‘Twere more than man to wish thee so!
Thomas Moore (1779 – 1852)
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
George Santayana (1863 – 1952)
The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H. L. Mencken (1880 – 1956)
The man who in himself can read,
That man, I say, is wise indeed.
Freidank (lived early 13th century)
The highest wisdom has but one science—the science of the whole—the science explaining the whole creation and man’s place in it.
Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)
The fox knows many things, the hedgehog knows one big thing.
Attributed to Archilochus of Paros Archilochus (680? BC – 640? BC)
A sadder and a wiser man,
He rose the morrow morn.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge   (1772 – 1834)

It is a point of wisdom to be silent when occasion requires, and better than to speak, though never so well.

Plutarch (46? – 120?)

Quotations : Proverbs and Folk Wisdom : Wisdom
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The most popular Indian Shayari

Faasle mita kar aapas me pyar rakhna,
dosti ka yeh rishta hamesha u hi barkarar rakhna,
bichad jaye kabhi aap se hum, Aakho me hamesha hamara intazar rakhna.
Fiza pe toh asar hawan ka hota hai,
mohabat pe asar adaaon ka hota hai,
koi aise hi kisi ka deewana nahi hota,
kuch kasur to nigaho ka hota hai….
din tere khayal mein guzar ta jata hai,
Raat ko hi tera hi khayal aata hai,
kabhi to yeh khayal itna badh jata hai ,
ki aaine mein bhi tera he chehra nazar ata hai…..
Aap samjte hain humne aapko bhula rakha hai,
aap nahi jaante ke dil mein chupa rakha hai,
koi dekh na le aap ko aakhon mein ,
is dar se palko ko jhuka rakha hai..
khayal ko kisi Aahat ki Aas rehti hai,
Nigah ko kisi surat ki pyaas rehti hai,
tere bin kisi cheez ki kami to nahi ,
magar tere bin tabiyat uddas rehti hai…
my 1 heart
2 eyes
7 litre blood
206 bones
5.5 million red cells
60 trillions DNA’s
says’s ” I luv u”
yu to aapko roz yad kiya karte hai,
man himan dekh liya karte hai,
kya hua agar aap paas nahi,
hum dil hi dil me mulakaat kar liya karte hai…

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Future Quotes, Sayings and Joke

Collected in this article are quotes about the future, sayings about the future and jokes made on the future! Find these future quotes and sayings below, share them in your social networks.

Future Quotes


I object to people running down the future. I intend to live the rest of my life there.

— Charles F. Kettering

We read the future by the past.

— Alexander Crummell

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Improving Self-Esteem to Success, follow these quotes and see the change

Sayings About Self-Esteem

1 When a man falls in love with himself, it’s usually the beginning of a lifelong romance.2 The minute you get the idea you’re indispensable, you aren’t.

Self-Esteem Jokes 1 If you think nobody cares you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

2 The trendy dresser fancied himself quite a ladykiller, and was delighted to find a note pinned inside a brand-new shirt. It contained a girl’s name and address, and asked the recipient to send a photograph. “How romantic,” he thought to himself, very taken with the idea of this mystery woman so eager to meet him, and promptly mailed off a note and photo.
Heart aflutter, he opened her response. It read, “Thanks for writing. I was just curious to see what kind of guy would buy such a funny shirt.”

Quotes on Self-Esteem

We shall have our manhood.
Eldridge Cleaver

The greatest possession is self-possession.
Ethel Watts Mumford

He who despises himself esteems himself as a self-despiser.
Susan Sontag

Of all the traps and pitfalls in life, self-disesteem is the deadliest, and hardest to overcome, for it is a pit designed and dug by our own hands, summed up in the phrase, “It’s no use I can’t do it.”
Maxwell Maltz

Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.
Van Wyck Brooks

Many purchasers of self-help books are grappling with a creeping, leaden feeling that life is passing them by. . . . Why, these purchasers ask, am I not a glittering presence? Why do I not have an ostentatiously large and tastelessly furnished house full of sullen hangers-on?
Colin McEnroe

Psychoanalysis shows the human infant as the passive recipient of love, unable to bear hostility. Development is learning to love actively and to bear rejection.
Karl Stern

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something that one finds. It is something that one creates.
Thomas Szasz

Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
Eric Hoffer

Justice is always violent to the offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
Daniel Defoe

The graveyards are full of people the world could not do without.
Elbert Hubbard

Carefully enjoying your life – Quotations for life

Those who joyfully leave everything in God’s hand will eventually see God’s hand in everything. Worries end where faith begins.

Fear Allah as much as possible, and listen and obey and spend for His cause; this is better for your life. The person safe from greed in his life is successful.

Everyone wants 2 be the sun that lights up ur life. But I’d rather be ur moon, so I can shine on u during ur darkest hour when ur sun isn’t around.

Life is short! if you dont look around once in a while you might miss it.

A smile is a curve that can straighten out a lot of things.

He who fights and runs away,lives to fight another day.

The knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness good luck.

More interesting quotations here.