The Web Site of Neelay Gandhi, MD
The world acquires value only through its extremes and endures only through moderation; extremists make the world great, the moderates give it stability.
"Love is being stupid together."
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
-Henry Van Dyke
Be glad for life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to look up at the stars.
-Henry Van Dyke
Many risks fail because they were not taken in time. Too many risks are postponed until unnecessarily elaborate preparations are made...Don't sit back waiting for the perfect moment. It almost never comes.
...men have corrupted Nature, for they are not born wolves, yet that is what they become. God gave them neither twenty-four-pound cannon nor bayonets, yet they have manufactured both in order to destroy themselves.
...when a man is in love, jealous, and just whipped by the Inquisition, he is no longer himself.
Opening my eyes, I saw a white man, rather attractive, who was groaning and saying under his breath, 'O che sciagura d'essere senza coglioni! (Oh, what a misfortune to have no testicles!)' ... I told him that there were worse evils than those he was complaining of...
...the law of nature teaches us to kill our neighbor, and that's how men behave the whole world over.
' What's optimism?' said Cacambo. 'Alas,' said Candide, 'it is a mania for saying things are well when one is in hell.'
Fools admire everything in a well-known author.
...work keeps us from three great evils, boredom, vice, and poverty.