The Miracle Is Within You

World's most Inspirational Incidents, Quotes and Short stories.

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The partiotics

In World War II, a General called his regiment. He wanted to send some men on a dangerous assignment. He ordered, “Those who want to go on the dangerous task, move 2 places forward”.

Suddenly a wireless message came. When the General came back, he saw everybody standing in a row. He called them coward and unpatriotic.

In his fury, he had forgotten to notice that the whole regiment had moved 2 placed forward.


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The Attitude

When Edison failed in an experiment an uncountable number of times, a reporter asked him, “How do you justify the thousand failures of your experiment.

“I have learnt” replied Edison “How it cannot be done in 1000 ways.

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Success starting as failure

Some business success stories start big and get bigger. Here’s how some very successful companies and individuals performed in their first year in business:

In its first year, Coca-Cola sold 400 cokes. The apple microcomputer was turned down by both Hewlett Packard and Atari but had first-year sales of $2.5 million.

In his first year in the automobile business, Henry Ford went bankrupt. Two years later, his second company also failed. Dr. Seuss’s first children’s book was rejected by 23 publishers, the 24th publisher sold 6 million copies.

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Practice Humility

Many years ago, a rider came across some soldiers who were trying to move a heavy log without success. The corporal was standing by as the men struggled the rider asked the corporal why he wasn’t helping the corporal replied, “I am the corporal; I give orders.” The rider dismounted, went up to the soldiers and helped them to lift the log. With his help, the log got moved. The rider quietly mounted his horse and went to the corporal and said, “The next time your men need help send for the commander-in-chief.” After he left, the corporal and his men found out that the rider was George Washington.

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Pilgrim on Earth

A tourist from America visited the famous Polish rabbi, Hafetz Chaim. He was astonished to see that the rabbi’s home was only a simple room filled with books. The only furniture was a table and a bench.

“Rabbi, where is your furniture?” asked the tourist.

“Where is yours?” replied Hafetz.

“Mine? But I’m only a visitor here. I’m only passing through.”

“So am I,” said the rabbi.

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Four minutes a mile

Till 1953, many experts thought that running a mile in four minutes was physically impossible. So, no athlete ever tried to run that fast. But Britain’s roger Bannister had internal conditioning that kept him from tripping over the so called evidence. He was determined to see for himself. In 1954, with a time of 3.59 minute. Bannister broke more than a world record. He broke the mind sets conditioned with self limiting attitudes. Now athletes record sub four minute miles regularly.

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A young man in the village had been badly insulted and he hurried to his pastor to tell him about it, adding that he was going immediately to his offender and avenge his honour.

“Better go home, son, “said the pastor, kindly.

“But I’ve been insulted!”

“That’s exactly why you should go home at this time. An insult is like mud.”

“I know that and I’m going to clean it up.”

“Son, there is one thing you might as well learn now than later, Mud brushes off a lot more easily when it is dry.”