SWAMI RAMTIRTHA’S Q AND A (PART 3)- POST NO.4992

Compiled by S NAGARAJAN

 

Date: 9 MAY 2018

 

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Post No. 4992

 

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ஸ்வாமி ராமதீர்த்தரின் குறிப்பேடுகள் சிலவற்றின் தொகுப்பு – 3

 

ச.நாகராஜன்

 

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QUESTIONS ANSWERED (Continued)

 

Q 25 : How can you get rid of callers who don’t know when to go?

 

A       : Do as Longfellow used to do, invite them out to see the view from the piazza, after which it is easier to go than to return the house.

 

Q 26 : A good- hearted man is more apt to become dissipated than a mean man, because —

A      : Sweet things spoil more easily than sour things, and warm things more easily than cold things.

 

Q 27 : We say ; “Strike while the iron is hot; But what did Cromwell say?”

A       : Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it by striking Don’t simply improve a chance when you have it, but make a chance.

 

Q 28 : Why are newspapers reliable?

A       : They lie, then they lie again, or they re lie and so are reliable.

 

Q 29 : Variety is the spice of life. What then is the food of life?

A       : Uniformity, regularity order.

 

Q 30 : What poet does everybody want?

A       : Moore (more)

Q 31 : What is the difference between a soldier and belle?

A       : The one faces the powder and the other powders the face.

 

Q 32 : What does everybody gave and few take?

A       : Advice

 

Q 33 : What gives a cold, cures the old and pays a doctor?

A       :  A draught

 

Q 34 : Difference between a book and cat?

A       : The one has the claws at the end of the paws; the other has the pause at the end of the clause.

 

Q 35 : I often murmur but never weep;

Always lie in bed, but never sleep.

My mouth is larger than my head,

And much discharges though never fed

I have no feet, yet swiftly run;

The more falls I get, move faster on.

A      : River

 

Q 36 : When is it right to lie?

A       : When you are in bed.

 

Q 37 : Is life worth living?

A       : It depends on the liver.

(From Notebook 10)

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John Knox

Had he been a poor Hulf and half, he could have crouched into the corner like so many others, Scotland had not been delivered; and Knox had been without blame.

Knox, Buddha, Mohammad, Cromwell commenced their apparent work after 40.

(From Notebook 11)

 

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Manu Eternal Law

“Let him say what is true, let him say what is pleasing, but utter no disagreeable truth, let him utter no agreeable falsehood, that is eternal law. “ –  Manu

(From Notebook 11)

 

 

10

Relgious Leaders

The religious leaders, they begin to kick when you prick.

(From Notebook 11)

 

11

Garibaldi

 

Garibaldi while living in hotel in Italy heard that a man was running amuck with a sword in hand and threatening the lives of all he saw and met. There were hundreds of persons, but none could venture forth and put him down.

Garibaldi hearing of it came out of his room, when all the rest were flying away and without sword or stick in hand ran up to the man and said, “Stop there and throw down your sword. “

The man stopped and threw down the sword instantly.

(From Notebook 11)

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