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

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


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Numbers have life; they’re not just symbols on paper.



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

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



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.

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.



You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.

You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.



Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject.

Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject.



I relax completely when I'm at rest. I don't think of numbers; I don't think of work.

I relax completely when I'm at rest. I don't think of numbers; I don't think of work.



Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so.

Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so.



I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.

I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.



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.

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.





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A good soul like a good body should be as unobtrusive as possible; in so far as it functions properly, it should not be noticed for good or for ill.



I got told I needed a producer I don't know how many times - maybe 27 times, 30? Then I recently got told 'I'm so proud of you.' That was even more great to hear.

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It takes brains. It's not like a forward, where you can get away with scoring and not play defense. On defense you have to be thinking.



On top of keeping up with what's new, I think just you know being mindful of what we're putting in our bodies, giving our bodies a break, that's very important.

On top of keeping up with what's new, I think just you know being mindful of what we're putting in our bodies, giving our bodies a break, that's very important.



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The gift turned inward, unable to be given, becomes a heavy burden, even sometimes a kind of poison. It is as though the flow of life were backed up.

The gift turned inward, unable to be given, becomes a heavy burden, even sometimes a kind of poison. It is as though the flow of life were backed up.



A writers desire to write can only have come from previous experience of literature, and he'll start by imitating whatever he's read, which usually means what the people around him are writing.

A writers desire to write can only have come from previous experience of literature, and he'll start by imitating whatever he's read, which usually means what the people around him are writing.



If a bill to ban handguns came to the house floor, I would vote for it.

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