Quotation Explorer - 'Raheel Farooq'

Imagination is thinking beyond language. - Raheel Farooq
One only knows the sins of democracy against virtue when one is worthy enough to suffer from them. - Raheel Farooq
The problem with human race is not that it errs, but that it does so repetitively. - Raheel Farooq
Misunderstanding is generally simpler than true understanding, and hence has more potential for popularity. - Raheel Farooq
Revenge is possible only if you spare the enemy. - Raheel Farooq
Love is not an idea, not a feeling, not a sensation, not a sentiment, not a passion, not even an emotion. It is becoming and being not... Ultimate nothingness! Complete self-annihilation! - Raheel Farooq
Genuine wisdom has two major conditions: you cannot teach it, and you cannot make someone learn it. - Raheel Farooq
Runner up is champion of the losers. - Raheel Farooq
Truth can conquer but only beauty can rule. - Raheel Farooq
Everyone is born with a different mind and the same heart. - Raheel Farooq
Falsehood of a good man is better than truth of a bad one. - Raheel Farooq
I'd love to be what I have been. - Raheel Farooq
A beautiful girlfriend is worth two more. - Raheel Farooq
A successful father is not more successful than his children. - Raheel Farooq
Whenever we think, we construct a world that is centred upon the object of our thinking; whenever we act, we reconstruct a world that is centred upon ourselves. - Raheel Farooq
Truth can be stated simply, but cannot be understood as such. - Raheel Farooq
Everyone is the right person for the right person. - Raheel Farooq
Man is weak. Purpose makes him strong. - Raheel Farooq
Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride. - Raheel Farooq
Man is a logical machine run by the scoundrels of emotions. - Raheel Farooq
The duty imposed on intellect by Life is not to suppress, but purify emotions. - Raheel Farooq
The most crucial problem with intellectual learning is that it receives the unknown on the grounds of the known. - Raheel Farooq
Ignorance binds people tighter than culture. - Raheel Farooq
It's not in the life, it's in the living. - Raheel Farooq
Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else. - Raheel Farooq
All humans learn from each other's mistakes. Intelligent humans learn how to avoid them, idiots how to do them. - Raheel Farooq
Artist is not human, but humanity. - Raheel Farooq
Being and not being are not two different realities, but two different aspects of the same reality. - Raheel Farooq
An egoist is always intelligent, never wise. - Raheel Farooq
The greatest tragedy with a sceptic is that he cannot consign himself to truth, however he may see it. - Raheel Farooq
Destination is, ideally, where one should stop; and ideally, one should not stop. Practically, destination of a great man is where he wants to stop; of a common man, where he has to. The one ends with Will, the other with Reason. Morality is always pursued, never reached! - Raheel Farooq
A good teacher does something more than teaching; he makes you start learning. - Raheel Farooq
We seldom make logical mistakes, but often have mistaken logics. - Raheel Farooq
Conquer yourself; the world is you! - Raheel Farooq
Philosophers wonder when they do not know, artists when they do. - Raheel Farooq
We talk what we think but do what we believe. - Raheel Farooq
Encouraging virtue is better than suppressing vice. - Raheel Farooq
Life always involves some logic in its manifestations, and logic, as a rule, excludes the versatility of life from its considerations. - Raheel Farooq
Intellect, at its best, can make you agnostic. Being theist or atheist is still a matter of choice. - Raheel Farooq
Man is meant for good but designed for evil. - Raheel Farooq
Men marry. Women wed. - Raheel Farooq
The truth is not what I look for. It is what I look at! - Raheel Farooq
We know the value of a blessing when we don't have it. But we only know the value of knowledge when we have enough of it. - Raheel Farooq
Present, rather than past, is the mother of future. So, your future must take after your present. But if it resembles more your past, the granny must be a slut! - Raheel Farooq
Evolution is more about adaptivity than adaptability. - Raheel Farooq
The biggest challenge for human mind is human mind. - Raheel Farooq
Peace, love and beauty are goals shared by every human heart. The question is whether our minds recognize them as such. - Raheel Farooq
What," "how," "when," etc are all questions more or less common to religion and philosophy. But to ask "why" is a transgression in religion, and this inquiry has undoubtedly taken the heaviest tolls on intellect. - Raheel Farooq
Religion is not what appears. It's what guides the appearance. There is an appearance of everything. But the appearance doesn't always have something behind it. - Raheel Farooq
Thoughts are ghosts of emotions. - Raheel Farooq
A good judge is not one who is impartial, but one who has prejudice for good. - Raheel Farooq
Reason is an outcome of frailty and resentment. When Will fails to cope with the labour of life, or the life of labour, its fragile remnants are set to construct a slighter world of justifications. - Raheel Farooq
Analysis is soul of thought and ghost of wit. - Raheel Farooq
Gratitude is an overflow of the pleasure filling your soul. - Raheel Farooq
One mistake cannot justify another. - Raheel Farooq
Melancholy is an escape not from reality, but unreality of the world. - Raheel Farooq
What we know that we know forms our intellect; what we know that we do not know makes our faith; what we do not know that we know constitutes our emotions; and what we do not know that we do not know is our fate. - Raheel Farooq
The missing link between humans and apes? It's certainly those brutes who haven't yet learned to respect privacy. - Raheel Farooq
Knowledge is not discovery, but recognition. - Raheel Farooq
Do not judge a man by where he stands, but how he reached there. - Raheel Farooq
Everyone knows that evil should be avoided wherever possible; few actually know where it is possible. - Raheel Farooq
Predictability is not how things will go, but how they can go. - Raheel Farooq
When sceptical about reality, man tends to believe the absurd. - Raheel Farooq
Children are prophets of nature. - Raheel Farooq
The concept of Free Will makes no sense unless associated, somehow or the other, with Absolute Determinism; it is just as a man cannot walk without gravity arresting and spurring his pace simultaneously. - Raheel Farooq
The most brutal avenger on earth is a reality you ignored, however minor. - Raheel Farooq
Friends; the more, the less! - Raheel Farooq
That which does not come by logic, does not leave by logic. - Raheel Farooq
Life is not how we lead it. It is how children are born to lead it. - Raheel Farooq
Life feels good if you don't know what it is. - Raheel Farooq
Knowledge cannot be maintained without character. - Raheel Farooq
We do wrong because people do it, never realizing that we are the people. - Raheel Farooq
The fate of man does not chase him as much as he chases his fate. - Raheel Farooq
Don't call me an egoist.; let an egoist name me so! - Raheel Farooq
Truth is what reconciles thought and experience. - Raheel Farooq
If a fact does not modify your logic on being known, either you don't believe the fact or it is not a fact. - Raheel Farooq
Learn, or you'll be made to learn. - Raheel Farooq
The most ridiculous activity of human mind is questioning. Cognition of reality surpasses both question and answer, however ingenious. - Raheel Farooq
The sense of alienation that inspires wonder, awe and fear in us is enough of a proof that life does not belong to the planet Earth. - Raheel Farooq
Gratitude makes blessings permanent. - Raheel Farooq
A mind can be empty of thoughts but a heart cannot be void of feelings. - Raheel Farooq
The greatest fear in life is not of death, but unsolicited change. - Raheel Farooq
Will is intention favored by emotions. - Raheel Farooq
A man of character can have what a man of intellect can imagine. - Raheel Farooq
Hundreds of wise men cannot make the world a heaven, but one idiot is enough to turn it into a hell. - Raheel Farooq
Culture has little to do with how refined a man's intellect is; it rather depends on the refinement of his emotions. - Raheel Farooq
Idiots are of two kinds: those who try to be smart and those who think they are smart. - Raheel Farooq
Desire is a great virtue, but expectation is an even greater vice. - Raheel Farooq
Judge, criticize, object before you decide to believe something; but once you believe, you're but an idiot if you need to be scrupulous any more. - Raheel Farooq
Man is slave of emotions when they arise, and master of them when they don't. - Raheel Farooq
Humans are one, not divided, but multiplied into many. - Raheel Farooq
Ideas can't die, not because they are conceived by humans, but because time begets them. - Raheel Farooq
Couples tend to think that being single is always singular. Singles tend to believe that being a couple is always copulatory. - Raheel Farooq
A mere love of wisdom is often enough to make oneself wiser. - Raheel Farooq
The intelligent have plans; the wise have principles. - Raheel Farooq
Children and journalists need what they don't need actually. - Raheel Farooq
Better exert power than justify it! - Raheel Farooq
Determinism gives you the freedom to do whatever you like. - Raheel Farooq
Philosophy is an infertile hybrid. Life is a prolific hermaphrodite. - Raheel Farooq
An apparent misfortune of man is that neither good nor evil is an agency itself; both are equally passive choices. Man himself is the ultimate agency. He has the power to realize and activate the dead options. Only then, that is, by the action of Will, good results in good and evil in evil. - Raheel Farooq
Nature evaluates a character on the basis of its merits, not demerits. - Raheel Farooq
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