Mirza Ghalib Quotes
Brief author info: Mirza Ghalib (1797-1869) Indian Urdu poet (Asad Allah Beg Khan) Resident poet of the Indian Mughal court.
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Since sorrow follows joy As autumn does the spring Man must transcend the joys Of earth, which sorrows bring.
In the deadly sweep Of every wave, A thousand dangers lie in wait.
Consumed by the agony of remembrance The remembrance of night's festive company The one remaining candle flickers and dies.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right - instantly.