1) Never expect things to happen, struggle and make them happen. Never expect yourself to be given a good value, create a value of your own.
2) If a drop of water falls in lake there is no identity. But if it falls on a leaf of lotus it shines like a pearl. So choose the best place where you would shine.
3) Falling down is not defeat, real defeat is when you are refusing to get up.
4) Ship is always safe at shore, but it is not built for it.
5) When you are successful your well-wishers know who you are, but when you are unsuccessful you know who your well-wishers are.
6) Never take some one for granted, hold every person close to your Heart because you might wake up one day and realize that you have lost a diamond while you were too busy collecting stones.
7) The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions!
8) Knowledge is like a fruit. When a fruit grows on a branch of a tree, its weight causes that branch to bend and bow. Similarly, when knowledge increases in a person, it causes him to become humble and not Mutakabbir (proud and boastful).
9) Under the shade there is always darkness