Shakuntala Devi

Some Quotes of Shakuntala Devi

Motivational Quotes of Shakuntala Devi

"Human memory is not merely the repository of information in the brain. It is much more than this, and something that a machine can never be: a power, a force by which we mentally reproduce not just information but also our experiences, by which we shape our perceptions, introspect, interpret and analyze the direction our life has taken."

"Well, my special qualities are known to all. In this universe, the all-important God is only One. In all fields of human activity, the best achiever is called Number One. One sun brings light to this world, and every journey begins with the first, the most important step!' said Number One."

"Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life."

"If you do not use a muscle or any part of the body, it tends to become atrophic. So is the case with the brain. The more you use it, the better it becomes."

"I don't even possess a car. I ride in auto-rickshaws because I like to be a part of the masses. I don't want to single myself out as someone up and above."

"From anger results delusion, from delusion results confusion of memory.' Not only anger but a scroll of other unhappy emotions can fog your mind: fear, depression, self-pity, envy, grief, hatred, restlessness, anxiety."

"Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers."

"Concentration can sometimes become difficult if an assignment appears overwhelming. In this case, try breaking down the assignment into more 'do-able' tasks. If you have to research a report, write it up and present it, make the researching a goal in itself. Once that's done, the second step, outlining it, becomes easier. Writing it up becomes your third goal; and then, finally, focus on the final step: presenting your findings. Broken down into four manageable chunks, it becomes easier for each one to be pursued with effortless concentration. Concentration dispels chaos and brings in order. And who can deny that from an organized mind emerges a powerful memory?"

"It is important to approach Maths only in a spirit of curiosity and discovery..."

"The Newcomer's Memory Requires Labour; Just Keep Faith, Practise Zealously! You'll"