31 QUOTATIONS ON FAME AND HONOUR (Post No.8416)

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Post No. 8416

Date uploaded in London – 28 July 2020   

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AUGUST 2020 ‘GOOD THOUGHTS’ CALENDAR

31+++ quotations are taken from Tamil and  Sanskrit books

Festival Days- August 2- Tamil ‘Adi 18’ Perukku festival; 3 Avani Avittam/ Raksha Bandhan;  Yajur upakarma, 4 Gayathri Japa, Rik upakarma, 11 Gokulashtami, Janmashtami; 15 Independence Day; 22 Ganesh Chaturthy; 31 Onam festival

Full moon day/ Purnima – 3; New moon day/ Amavasya – 18; Ekadasi fasting days 15, 29

Muhurtha days/ auspices days – 21, 23, 24, 28, 30, 31

AUGUST  1 SATURDAY

Fame is held in great esteem in all the worlds, while infamy is censured by the gods-

–Valmiki Ramayana 7-45-13

AUGUST  2 SUNDAY

For a man , his invariably concomitant fame is his chaste wife-

Subhasita ratna khanda manjusa

AUGUST  3 MONDAY

A unique feat, however unknown, brings glory to the doer-

Kumara sambhavam 3-19

AUGUST  4 TUESDAY

Glory is the sole wealth of those wit noble character and conduct –

Ramayana manjari 222

Yajur Upakarma

AUGUST  5 WEDNESDAY

Popularity lasts only till an evil act –

Panchatantra 5-72

AUGUST  6 THURSDAY

How can a teacher ever gain prominence by teaching a bad pupi

-Canakya niti 9-25

AUGUST  7 FRIDAY

Of what use is birth on earth without eminence

Subhasita ratna bhandagaram 3-1038

AUGUST  8  SATURDAY

If one takes birth in this world one should come with qualities which bring fame; if not it is better not to appear at all – Tirukkural 236

AUGUST  9  SUNDAY

There is no greater boon to man than the renown gained by giving the poor – Tirukkural 231

AUGUST  10 MONDAY

All the praise that the learned sing centres on the fame of those who give the needy — Tirukkural 232

Janmashtami 11th August 2020

AUGUST  11 TUESDAY

Poverty which conduces to fame , and death which brings glory , are the lot of none but the wise – Tirukkural 235

AUGUST  12 WEDNESDAY

Those who cannot achieve fame  should blame themselves  and not those who criticize them — Tirukkural 237

AUGUST  13 THURSDAY

Uththishta , Yaso labha – Bhagavad Gita 11-33

Arise , Attain glory

AUGUST  14 FRIDAY

Whence glory without virtue

Rajatarangini 8-2419

August 15 Independence Day

AUGUST  15  SATURDAY

Tremulous are lives like waves; fame lasts till time’s end-

Bharatamanjari

AUGUST  16 SUNDAY

Protect your body with wealth; but safeguard your reputation with both body and wealth  —

–Kahavatratnakar

AUGUST  17 MONDAY

Conciliation leads neither to fame nor glory ––Valmiki Ramayana 6-21-16

AUGUST  18 TUESDAY

Where is honour without daring

Katha sarith sagara – 5-2-225

AUGUST  19 WEDNESDAY

Addiction vice acts like an axe to the creeper of eminence

Harivamsa 14-744

AUGUST  20 THURSDAY

Glory is attained by the virtuous

Subhasita ratna bhandagaram  3-116

AUGUST  21 FRIDAY

Those who regard fame as their wealth have to guard it from  their foes

Raghu vamsa 3-48

AUGUST  22  SATURDAY

If a man cannot acquire fame so that it may live after him such failure is a source of ignominy to him — Tirukkural 238

AUGUST  23 SUNDAY

The land burdened with bodies of flesh and blood without  fame will grow barren of useful products — Tirukkural 239

AUGUST  24 MONDAY

Only those who live without creating a bad reputation, may be said to live, and those who do not earn fame may be counted among the dead — Tirukkural 236

AUGUST  23 TUESDAY

Those who consider fame as their wealth

Raghu vamsa 14-35

AUGUST  26 WEDNESDAY

Glory never perishes —-Kahavatratnakar

AUGUST  27 THURSDAY

Better death than an infamous life –

Vikramacarita

AUGUST  28 FRIDAY

Hair lost, the yak lives not. Honour lost noblemen leave their life

Tirukkural 969

AUGUST  29 SATURDAY

Why hang on men that despise you . it brings no earthly fame , nor heavenly bliss — Tirukkural 966

AUGUST  30 SUNDAY

Noblemen do not outlive loss of honour. The world hails their glory – Tirukkural 970

Onam festival

AUGUST  31 MONDAY

To attain fame, be plucky –

Satopadesaprabandha

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BONUS QUOTES

By hook or crook, become popular

–Samghadharapaddathi

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To the honoured, infamy is surely worse than death

Bhagavad Gita 2-34

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Only the pristine glory of the great lasts till the world’s end

-Katha Sarit Sagara

Tags – August 2020, Calendar, Quotations on Fame, Quotes on Honour

–subham–

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