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6 Paragraph Based on Quotes:
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword:
Pen refers to the ideas of philosophers, poets and scientists whereas sword refer to physical force. With progress in civilization, the pen has become mightier. It is the ideas that have moved the world. Ideas are everlasting. The effect shown by physical strength is short-lived. Alexander, Hitler and Napoleon conquered various countries of the world. But they had only a temporary effect. On the other hand, the ideas of philosophers continue moving the world. The theories given by Aristotle, Karl Marx are relevant even today. The principles of science given by Newton have revolutionized the world. It is the press that plays the most important role in a democracy. The world is moving ideas. So the pen is definitely superior to the sword.
Necessity is the Mother of Invention:
Man has various necessities in life. History is a record of the progress of civilization. It means man has made more and more efforts to satisfy his needs. It is natural that necessity puts us into action. Unless we need something, we shall make no struggle. The more intense the feeling of necessity, the greater the attempt to get it. Necessities continue to arise. Similarly, the efforts to meet those necessities continue. All inventions and discoveries of science were the results of necessities. It was the necessity to cover oneself against cold that clothes were made and so on. It is a necessity that makes us adventurous and we succeed in inventing something.
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Rules the World:
It means that woman is the real power behind a ruler. It is her hand that rocks the cradle of a ruler in his childhood. She is the best guide, nurse and teacher. Man’s future depends upon how he is brought up and what training he receives in his childhood. “Give me educated mothers,” said Napoleon, “and I shall give a strong nation”. Great men like Napoleon, George Washington, Shivaji, Mahatma Gandhi had noble mothers. None can train a child better than his mother. They inspire, guide and stimulate us. Let us salute them.
A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever:
It was Keats who write in one of his poems that a thing of beauty is a joy forever. It means that beauty gives us everlasting joy. It is a permanent source of joy. Everybody is attracted by things of beauty. Eyes feel dazzled and heart pleased at the sight of a beautiful object. Love for beauty is but natural. Beauty is intoxication. It spells magic. Not to say of human beings, even birds and animals admire the beauty. Beautiful things die soon. But, they leave an ever-lasting impression. Whenever one recalls a beautiful scene, he feels pleasure.
As you Sow, So Shall You Reap:
It is the eternal law of nature that you will reap what you sow. You cannot reap thistles and apples if you sow oats. Mahatma Gandhi was a believer in this dictum. That is why he preached non-violence and truth. The Bhagavad Gita and in fact all religions teach us to do the right actions. It is because only the right actions will fetch the right end. In simple words, one will get an award in proportion to one’s labour. One will get god result only if he has worked accordingly. One will get good marks only if he has put in hard work. Only those who work hard, rise in life.
Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown:
It means the burden of responsibility loses peace of mind. The lives of such persons are full of care and worries. He has always to look after so many affairs. A King of a Prime Minister or a President has to attend to do so many jobs. He must look to the welfare of his subjects. He must maintain law and order. He must maintain peace at the borders of the country. He must fight to keep aggressors away. Similarly, the head of a department has also to do so many odd jobs. He stands to face public criticism. Even the head of the family has to worry a lot. In short, a person holding a responsible position always keeps worrying.