“When you don't know what you're living for, you don't care how you live from one day to the next. You're happy the day has passed and the night has come, and in your sleep you bury the tedious question of what you lived for that day and what you're going to live for tomorrow.” -Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov
a new year
This is the very first day of a new year, 2018! For the first time, I don’t have any resolution list, any expectation or any wish for the new year. Maybe for the first time, I realize that every single day is a blessing…
when we fall in love…
What do you think about love?
“All things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.” -Elias Canetti
Think of your words…
“The words that come out of our mouths do not vanish but are perpetually stored in infinite space, and they will come back to us in due time.” The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
“Wisdom cannot be imparted.
Be not the slave of your own past
“Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back." -Albert Camus, The Stranger
“People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.” -Jean Jacques Rousseau
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities