Patience, Heart

From the brilliant mind of Nizar Qabbani: Days will pass, and you’ll abandon things you were addicted to, and leave someone, and cancel a dream, and finally, accept a reality. Stuck at cancelling a dream. But I can wait.

Living and Existing

From the brilliant mind of Rabindranath Tagore: That I exist is a perpetual surprise which is life. Short and precise, this quote sums up my daily musings. I know I’m only 24, and it’s quite early to have an existential crisis. Heaven forbid. But what Tagore said mirrors what I feel every morning – the … More Living and Existing

A Gentle Reminder

From the brilliant mind of Baruch Spinoza: I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human action, but to understand them. Because I need this today and everyday. I need a constant reminder to be a better human being. And I can find no advice more straightforward than … More A Gentle Reminder

Savor the Moment

From the brilliant mind of the Sufi mystic, Rumi: “Sit, be still, and listen, because you’re drunk and we’re at the edge of the roof.” Need I say more?

Searching for Truth

From the brilliant mind of Fyodor Dostoyevsky: You never reach any truth without making fourteen mistakes and very likely a hundred and fourteen. I’ve finished reading Crime and Punishment weeks ago but this particular quote lingers on my mind for some reason. It’s certainly worth pondering, ain’t it? Kinda reminds me of one article in … More Searching for Truth

Gold and Wit

From the brilliant mind of Henry David Thoreau: I did not know that mankind were suffering for want of gold. I have seen a little of it. I know that it is really malleable, but not so malleable as wit. A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a … More Gold and Wit