Darkness of the night, a heavy downpour outside, quietness and some music. Sweet, sweet solitude, where do you hide in the day? Is it the light? or the bustle of people? too much activity? Seeing too many people at the mall today, I just needed to stay awake, simply doing nothing. Just being. Watching a… Continue reading Sweet solitude
Category: Quotes I Love
You strive for a month or so, somehow that determination vanishes, you’re still unaware, just putting up excuses of this and that, still unaware, that you stopped fighting for your goals, that you stopped looking at those dreams you stared at. What happened and why? Two days of rest and you fell right back into… Continue reading Undetectable excuses
This is how the world spins. There are thousands of quotes and advices on being authentic, being true to yourself, being yourself as you are, but the world doesn’t accept it when one person takes a stand to be true to themselves, to not follow things blindly, they are made to stop it, to give… Continue reading Such hypocrisy!
I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book. His behavior and his evident good health made him stand out from the other inmates. I sat down beside him and asked: "What are you doing here?" He looked at me, surprised. But… Continue reading The Asylum
This moment, so tender
“But what is certain is that in five, ten or twenty years, this problem unique to our time, according to him, will no longer exist, it will be replaced by others...Yet this music, the sound of this rain on the windows, the great mournful creaking of the cedar tree in the garden outside, this moment,… Continue reading This moment, so tender
Character can be altered – quote
Think on this quote : “What we call our destiny is truly our character and that character can be altered. The knowledge that we are responsible for our actions and attitudes does not need to be discouraging, because it also means that we are free to change this destiny. One is not in bondage to… Continue reading Character can be altered – quote
What if you could wipe out all the poets and their poetry?
But if you could for a time wipe out all the poets and all their poetry from the world, then you would soon discover, by their very absence, where the men of action got their energy from, and who really supplied the life-sap to their harvest-field. It is not those who have plunged deep down… Continue reading What if you could wipe out all the poets and their poetry?
We are made of stardust
“Be humble for you are made of earth.Be noble for you are made of stars.”
Change and transformation – Quote
Need to remember this.
Being born a woman – Quote
I want to be able to sleep in an open field, to travel west, to walk freely at night…
Tragedy of love – Quote
“The tragedy of love is not death or separation. How long do you think it would have been before one or other of them ceased to care? Oh, it is dreadfully bitter to look at a woman whom you have loved with all your heart and soul, so that you felt you could not bear… Continue reading Tragedy of love – Quote
Altered – Quote
“When you see something, it can’t be unseen. When you hear a sound, it can never be unheard. I know, deep down, that this evening I have learned something that can never be unlearned. And the part of my world that is altered will never be the same.” (in the book, Flawed.) ~ some words… Continue reading Altered – Quote
Ineffably sad – Quote
“We are the highest form of life on earth and yet ineffably sad because we know what no other animal knows, that we must die.” Don DeLillo, White Noise
A love which transforms us – Quote
“To love another as a person we must begin by granting him his own autonomy and identity as a person. We have to love him for what he is in himself, and not for what he is to us. We have to love him for his own good, not for the good we get out… Continue reading A love which transforms us – Quote
Feast on your life – Quote
A quote by Derek Walcott
Nothing is simple – Quote
“I don’t know. I really don’t know. Perhaps that would be best, I thought I wanted it myself. But today, I’m no longer sure what I really want and desire. Before, everything was simple, as simple as letters in my textbook. Now nothing is simple anymore, not even the letters. Everything has taken on many… Continue reading Nothing is simple – Quote
Now, must we not be alone?
Now, must we not be alone? At present we are not alone - we are merely a bundle of influences. We are the result of all kinds of influences - social, religious, economic. hereditary, climatic. Through all those influences, we try to find something beyond; and if we cannot find it, we invent it, and… Continue reading Now, must we not be alone?
Wisdom – Quote
"Wisdom is like the rain.. It's supply is unlimited, but it comes down according to what the occasion requires - in winter and spring, in summer and autumn, always in due measure, more or less, but the source of that rain is the oceans itself, which has no limits.." ~Rumi.
Learning to not possess – Quote
"And anyways, this is not about life.. This is about having lost what is yours. The question is not about your loved one, the question is not about another life... the crying is not about life at all.. The crying is about what you possessed has been lost.. The first thing is to learn to… Continue reading Learning to not possess – Quote
Limitlessness – Quote
We have been comfortable in limitation, so we don't touch limitlessness. When someone imposes limitedness on us, we readily agree. Anything you desire to achieve is limitation. And you don't have to desire limitlessness, because that you already are. You make frontiers. The idea, 'I need freedom', constructs a wall between you and freedom. Remove… Continue reading Limitlessness – Quote
Freedom from desires – Quote
"All desires actually end in freedom. Your desire is fulfilled and you are empty. The emptiness brings you happiness, but it is unconscious. You attribute your happiness to a possession, not the emptiness. It is the freedom from desire that gives you happiness." H.W.L. Poonja (Papaji) From the book, Wake up and Roar - vol.… Continue reading Freedom from desires – Quote
"Depth of friendship does not depend on the length of acquaintance.." -Rabindranath Tagore. Some friends are really for forever.. No matter if you dont meet coz you dont live in the same city.. No matter whether you talk everyday or not.. Sometimes you fight, you get hurt, you dont speak to eachother, then you… Continue reading Friends…