Daily Prompts: Quote Me

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Do you have a favorite quote you return to again and again? What is it? and Why does it move you?

I have two favorite quotes of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the first “Governor General of Pakistan.”

One is, “Think 100 times before you take a decision;But once a decision is taken,stand by it as one man.”

Second is ,”There are two powers in the world; One is the sword and the other is the pen.There is a great competition between the two . There is the third power stronger than both, that of the women.”

As far as I understand , the first one is pointing to people who are not capable of making up their mind. Believe me there are  more than a few. I know some who are from my family, I was always irritated when they could not make up their mind. In the end I’d have a huge argument, the result was the decision finally made was always wrong.One can imagine how annoyed I was when I heard the sentence,”I should have listened to you.”

The second one about the power of women stronger than the  sword and pen, really makes me  proud.

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