“If a person begins by telling you, ‘Do not be offended at what I am going to say,’ prepare yourself for something that she knows will certainly offend you.”
– Eliza Leslie
“Life is what happens while you are making other plans.” – John Lennon
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
Tragedies do happen. We can discover the reason., blame others, imagine how our life would be had they not occurred. But none of that is important: they did occur, and so be it. From there onward we must put aside the fear that they awoke in us and begin to rebuild.
“The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects”
― Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib
[contributed by Miss Maqsood]
“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.”
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
“I want to know God’s thoughts; the rest are details.”
“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
On plenty of days the writer can write three or four pages, and on plenty of other days he concludes he must throw them away. -ANNIE DILLARD
“And then, something happened. I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.”
Fight Club (1999)
– contributed by Fahaad Humayun.
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