Class book 6th English
‘It rains, because there are some good people in that place, but it benefits every one who lives there’
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but Just felt in the heart.
– Helen Keller
They took away what should have been my eyes,
(But I remembered Milton’s Poradise).
They took away what should have been my ears,
(Beethoven came and wiped away my tears).
They took away what should have been my tongue,
(But I had talked with God when I was young).
He would not let them take away my soul –
Possessing that, I still possess the whole.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
John Mitton: a great English poet who could not see
Beethoven: a famous German music composer who could not hear
‘success is not something to wait for;
it is something to work for.’
Jessica Cox was born without arms. This American girl is the first pilot licensed to fly, using only her feet! She can even drive a car! She can swim and write as good as anyone with arms. She is also good at martial arts.
‘I may have been affected by polio, but education has helped me to realize my dreams.’
Rajalakshmi was struck by polio at the age of five. She has won many medals for her achievements in athletics. Rajalakshmi from Usilampatti in Madurai District.
Class book 7th English
“Owning things is Human, Sharing them is divine”
– Oscar wilde
“Man is born free but is everywhere in chains”
–Jean Jacques Rousseau
Class book 8th English
The highest result of education is tolerance
The Squirrel said to the mountain,
“If I can’t carry forest on my back, Neither can you crack a nut!”
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Class book 9th English
“Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up”
What is learned with Pleasure,
Is truly learned in full measure.
‘She left India as a student, but she would see the nation of her birth, all of it, from hundreds of miles above’
–George W. Bush about Kalpana chawla
The legacy you leave is the one you live
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Class book 10th English
“I want to give my kids just enough so that they would feel that they could do anything, but not so much that they would feel like doing nothing”.
–Warren Edward Buffett
Such as thy words are, such will thin affections be esteemed; and such as thin affections, will be thy deeds; and such as thy deeds will be thy life
Class book 11th English
‘The heights by great men reached and kept
were not attained by studden flight,
But they, while their companions slept,
were toiling upward in the night’
–H W Longfellow
“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”
Under the wide and starry sky,
Dig the grave and let me lie.
–R L Stevenson
“I was not born for one corner, The whole world is my native land”
–Seneca the Philosopher
Success does not mean the absence of failures.
It means the attainment of ultimate objectives.
It means winning the war, not every battle.
– Edwin C Bliss
“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success”.
“One should lift oneself by one’s own efforts and should not degrade oneself; for one’s own self is one’s friend, and one’s own self is
“Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide”.
“Count your blessings, not your troubles”
Class book 12th English
Who said, ‘Frailty, thy name is woman’?
–M K Gandhi
O woman! Lovely woman!
Nature made thee to temper man;
we had been brutes without you.
Angels are painted fair to look like you;
there is in you all that we believe of heaven –
amazing brightness, purity and truth,
eternal joy and everlasting love.