Posted by: shrikantmantri | October 20, 2009

Speech is a mirror of the soul

via Subhashita Manjari by Aham brahmāsmi on 10/18/09


केयूरा न विभूषयन्ति पुरुषं हारा न चन्द्रोज्ज्वलाः
न स्नानं न विलेपनं न कुसुमं नालंकृता मूर्धजाः ।
वाण्येका समलंकरोति पुरुषं या संस्कृता धार्यते
क्षीयन्ते खलू भूषणानि सततं वाग्भूषणं भूषणं ॥

– भर्तृहरेः नीतिशतकम्

Armlets do not beautify a person, nor do garlands glowing like a moon, nor does bathing, nor perfumes, nor flowers, nor decorated hair. The only ornament of a person is the quality of his speech if it is refined. All other adornments perish, but the ornament of eloquence abides forever.

“Language clothes the thought”
“Speech is a mirror of the soul. As a man speaks, so he is.”
“Brevity is the soul of wit”

Share this impressive verse of ancient wisdom! Share this feed.

Read more

Posted via email from Sharing significant bytes —(Shrikant Mantri)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: