Even a pawn makes a move, sometimes two steps in the beginning. How small or limited it may be, it can never be overlooked. Remember, it is a pawn and only the pawn which gets promoted once it reaches the other side of the chessboard. If a pawn, saddened by its abilities, stops making any move, it can never evolve into something greater. We have to make moves, my friend, to progress.
God is an idea. It prevents us from insanity,” he opined. “Moreover, it is satisfying to believe that this universe has an order.
The process of becoming is of greater consequence than being.
Life is a journey, my friend. And we never know whether we will reach our destination. So we shouldn’t care about that and enjoy the view while we are still travelling.
It’s a privilege to feel. And misery, my friend, is necessary. Otherwise, happiness would lose its charm.
Ninety percent of the people are not happy with their jobs. The remaining ten percent don’t deserve their jobs in the first place.
What do you think all of us are here for? Certainly not to seek happiness. We are not here to enjoy. We are here to feel. Experiencing emotions is what human minds are made for. Emotions of every kind. A full gamut. A life spent on experiencing sentiments that lie at only one side of the spectrum is no life at all. We shouldn’t avoid grief. Instead, we should welcome despair in our lives with open arms. For it makes us who we are. It makes us complete.
One should live one’s life in a way that the passage of time can’t be felt at all. The key is to keep yourself busy with unimportant things, and one day you’ll be no more. A mature man knows this fact very well and therefore keeps himself busy with things that shouldn’t, after all, matter to him.
Life is not a list of checkboxes that we have to tick off sequentially one after another. Got a degree? Tick. Booked a house under my name? Tick. Got married? Tick. Had Children? Tick. All this sound too cliché, too depressing. These are acts which people do under the influence of peer pressure, mimicking each other, and not willingly as a genuine choice of their own.
All great men have been rebels. All great men were free. It is the only formula for greatness. To be stuck in the state of adolescence.
I believed my love would be reciprocated because it was pure. But it wasn’t. Reaction to every action? It doesn’t work that way with a human heart. Human mind resembles the quantum world. Always uncertain. Beyond any explanation.
Men and water shouldn’t stay at the same place for long.
The only key to greatness is humiliation; self or public.
It is our expectation of how things should be, it is our anticipation of the future, which puts us in a state of misery.
Not every kind of knowledge is good. One must confine one’s curiosity to a single direction.
Love is not just something that happens. Love is what one decides to offer to someone.
You believe in love, just as a child believes in Santa Claus or a fairy tale.” “What is love then, if not a fairy tale meant for adults?
A soulful woman loves a man not for who he is, but for what he may become.