Shipbuilding, a sector less talked about in India

Shipbuilding, a sector less talked about in India

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea” Shipbuilding means the construction of ships and floating vessels. It is normally carried out in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. Shipyard is a place where along with Ship Building, Ship Braking & Ship Repairing works are carried out. The industry builds ships for commercial as well as military purposes. The builders of Ship are termed as “Shipwrights”. Shipbuilding along with the ship repairs (considering both – commercial and military) are referred to as “naval engineering”. Shipbuilding process take account of all processes for...

Abraham Lincoln Didn’t Quit

The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty. Abraham Lincoln Probably the greatest example of persistence is Abraham Lincoln. If you want to learn about somebody who didn’t quit, look no further. Born into poverty, Lincoln was faced with defeat throughout his life. He lost eight elections, twice failed in business and suffered a nervous breakdown. He could have quit many times—but he didn’t and because he didn’t quit, he became one of the greatest presidents in the history of our country. Lincoln was a champion and he never gave up. Here is a sketch of Lincoln’s road to the White House: 1816 His family was forced out of their home. He had to work to...

Consider This

Consider this: —After Fred Astaire’s first screen test, the memo from the testing director of MGM, dated 1933, said, “Can’t act! Slightly bald! Can dance a little!” Astaire kept that memo over the fireplace in his Beverly Hills home. —An expert said of Vince Lombardi: “He possesses minimal football knowledge. Lacks motivation.” —Socrates was called, “An immoral corrupter of youth.” —When Peter J. Daniel was in the fourth grade, his teacher, Mrs. Phillips, constantly said, “Peter J. Daniel, you’re no good, you’re a bad apple and you’re never going to amount to anything.” Peter was totally illiterate until he was 26. A friend stayed up with him all night and read him a copy of...

Comes the Dawn

After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul And you learn that love doesn’t mean security, And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises. And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up and your eyes open, With the grace of an adult, not the grief of a child. And you learn to build all your roads on today, Because tomorrow’s ground is too uncertain. And futures have a way of falling down in mid-flight. After a while you learn that even sunshine Burns if you get too much. So you plant your own garden and decorate Your own soul, instead of waiting For someone to bring you flowers And you learn that you really can endure. That you really are strong, And you really do have...

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