She is one lady that resounds in our consciousness with her magnetic charm and endowing spirit. She is Sudha Murthy, and her net worth equivalent to 2480 crore.
What makes her special is an undying spirit of selfless service. But more to it is her simplicity, humbleness, intelligence, simple clothes, and smile that she wears and spreads all over.
Irrespective of the love and accolades she has received for the upliftment of the Devdasi, through the Infosys Foundation, she is a remarkable author and loved reading. Her collection of more than 20,000 books is a testimony of her love for the books. Her book, “Three Thousand Stitches”, “Here, There and Everywhere”, and others made her name in the world of authorship. Her life is not less than a struggle, an only girl in an engineering college of all boys, she challenged the gender bias and achieved what she wanted. Married to Narayan Murthy, she has built her strong identity amidst the male chauvinistic society and established a foundation of Infosys/
She has received many awards, and out of the same, few are the Karnatka Rajyotsava State Award for excellence in the field of literature and social work. She also received R.K Narayan’s award for literature and Padma Shri and Attimabbe award from the Government of Karnataka. At the age of 70, she is still active and serving society.
Quotes by Sudha Murthy
- Vision without action is merely a dream; action without vision is merely passing time but vision and action together can change the world.
- A cuckoo should never dance and a peacock should never try sing (Acknowledge all the troubles and failures in the life.
- Class does not mean huge possession of money.
- A fire cannot be extinguished with another fire. It is the only water that makes a difference.
- Vision without action is merely a dream; an action without vision is a pass.
Humanity is the best virtue
Love for others and working for the welfare of others is a virtue that each one of us should adopt in our life. Sudha Murthy generously donates money for the cause of Social welfare and lives a very simple life. Simplicity is the biggest virtue that takes women to the biggest strides.
Be To Yourself
]Sudha Murthy is a very inspiring person. She motivates everyone to live a simple life and listen to what their consciousness says. Belief is simplicity and living a confident life is what she teaches to others. She always suggests especially women live life for themselves and not for others. Each human should run their marathon.
Do not Stop Learning
At her double golden age to she is learning ancient Kannada, about the place, its history, and language which helps her on her road trip to the rural areas of Karnataka. She tells us to never stop learning even we have gained our share of success. Learning will always keep you ahead.
Speak your mind
Do not hide your thoughts, speak up. If you are right, your thoughts are right, you will find a way so do not hesitate to talk about what you think is right. She studied in a boys engineering college; she stood for her right to work in TELCO which was earlier appointing only male candidates. If you see anything wrong happening, speak up.
Live a Balanced Life
Whether you are a working woman or a housewife, you must adopt a balanced life. Be a financially strong person but learn to balance yourself. On one hand, Sudha Murthy was working as a Senior System Analyst while on the other hand she worked as a cook, a clerk as well a programmer for Infosys. Besides, each one of us knows she is also a great writer.
Do what You Love to Do
Do not miss the opportunity that life has for you, and whatever the problems or issues come in life, do not lose heart. Show courage and do what you love to do in your life. Selecting from a career to writing books and helping the needy, Sudha Murthy teaches us to follow a passion no matter how small or big it is.
Live the life of your dreams and pursue it with passion but do not forget your duties.