Quotations for 12th Class English Essays

Here are different quotations and references which you can use in 12th Class English Essays to score good marks in essays.

Quotations for 12th Class English Essays
Quotations & References for Inter Part-2 English Essays

AIMs

  • The mere act of aiming at something big makes you big. (Jawaharlal Nehru)
  • A noble aim is simply a noble deed.
  • Early death is better than an aimless life.
  • If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. (Albert Einstein)
  • Ambition makes a man energetic and active.
  • Man who has the ambition to be considered as the best among good men.
  • A man or woman without ambition is a really unfortunate man.

VISIT

  • Traveling at a young age is a part of education.
  • What peaceful hours I once enjoyed! How sweet their memory still.

Science

  • Science never solves a problem without creating ten more. (George Bernard Shaw)

Patriotism

  • A passion from which springs the love for one's country willing to sacrifice for it.
  • The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. (Thomas Paine)
  • The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. (Thomas Campbell)
  • Who is here so vile that he will not love his country? (Shakespeare)
  • Dissent is the highest form of patriotism. (Thomas Jefferson)
  • Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. (Oscar Wilde)
  • Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. (Guy de Maupassant)
  • Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. (Albert Einstein)
  • Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about. (Mark Twain)
  • Patriotism is when the love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first. (Charles de Gaulle)
  • In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it. (Barack Obama)
  • A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. (Edward Abbey)
  • Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. (Mark twain)
  • It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen. (Aristotle)

College days

  • The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one. (William James)
  • College life is a life of freedom. (Benazir Bhutto)
  • If you have a college degree you can be absolutely sure of one thing… You have a college degree.
  • The purpose of the university is to make students safe for ideas – not ideas safe for students.
  • The chief value in going to college is that it’s the only way to learn it really doesn’t matter. (George Edwin Howes)
  • The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep. (Albert Camus)
  • College is a refuge from hasty judgment. (Robert Frost)
  • If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got. (Warren Buffett)
  • College is like a fountain of knowledge – and the students are there to drink. (Martian Luther King)
  • Hard work never killed anyone, but I don’t want to be the first. (Emerson)
  • Education is the best money-making ritual. (Kem Haccan)
  • Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself. (Anonymous)
  • Colleges don’t make fools, they only develop them. (Richard Steve)
  • You are the pawns in the first year…you are ministers in the second year…You become the king of campus in the final year.

A Visit to a Historical Place

    • Earth is full of Gods Goodness as Richard Ralston says;
      God has made this world so fair, although sins and death abound;
      How beautiful beyond compare, will paradise be found.
    • A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
      Its loveliness increases; it will never
      Though nothing can bring back the hour;
      of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower.
      (William Wordsworth)
    • Beauty needs no ornaments.
    • The best profit of the future is the past.
    • History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. (Percy Bysshe Shelley)
    • History is philosophy teaching by examples. (Thucydides)
    • If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. (Pearl Buck)
    • We are the prisoners of history.
    • Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past. (George Orwell)

    CRICKET MATCH

    • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy (Proverb)
    • If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation (Bophop)
    • Sport is a preserver of health. (Keats)
    • Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else. (Vince Lombardi)
    • Pain is only temporary but victory is forever. (Jeremy H.)
    • If you can accept losing, you can't win. (Vince Lombardi)
    • The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. (Vince Lombardi)
    • Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. (Charles O. Finley)
    • Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well. (Marcus Valerius Martial)
    • A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. (Spanish Proverb)
    • Health is wealth. (Proverb)

    Courtesy

    • Definition: The showing of politeness in one's attitude and behavior toward others.
    • Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy. (R.W.Emerson)
    • He who grows courtesy reaps friendship and he who plants kindness gathers love. (Proverb)
    • The Reward of courtesy is love. (Kem Haccan)
    • The Man who is a master of courtesy is the master of everyone. (Lord Halifax)
    • Courtesy is such a mark of a gentleman as courage. (Roosevelt)
    • The grace of God is courtesy. (Hilaire Bellock)
    • The best among ye is The one whose manners are the best. [ Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) ]
    • A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds.
    • A good deed is never lost Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness. (Honore de Balzac)
    • There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
    • All doors open to courtesy. (Thomas Fuller)

    Hobby

    • He who plants a garden plants happiness.
      Where flowers bloom so does hope.
      (Lady Bird Johnson)
    • Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years. (Author Unknown)
    • A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
      Its loveliness increases; it will never
      Though nothing can bring back the hour;
      of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower
      (William Wordsworth)
    • Oh ! There are flowers all around;
      looking very nice with birds chirping song,
      Momentous, glorious the beautiful world;
      Such a pretty one that paradise be found.
    • The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. (Gertrude Jekyll)
    • A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. (Phyllis McGinley)
    • All gardeners know better than other gardeners. (Chinese Proverb)
    • When gardeners garden, it is not just plants that grow, but the gardeners themselves. (Ken Druse)
    • Gardening is medicine that does not need a prescription ... and with no limit on dosage. (Author unknown)

    Quaid e Azam

    • Jinnah is one of the most extraordinary men in history. (Jawaharlal Nehru, first prime minister of India)
    • The greatest man he ever met. (The Aga Khan)
    • Failure is a word unknown to me. (Muhammad Ali Jinnah)
    • Think 100 times before you make a decision, but once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man. (Muhammad Ali Jinnah)
    • Sir Cowasjee Jehangir: "No one was able to move Jinnah from the path of truth."
    • Gandhi: "I Believe no power can buy Mr. Jinnah."