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"This world is not perfect." (Dalai Lama)

May 14, 2011


Pic Src: Hope “The fact that there is always a positive side to life is the one thing that gives me a lot of happiness. This world is not perfect. There are problems. But things like happiness and unhappiness are relative. Realizing this gives you hope.” HIS HOLINESS, THE 14th DALAI LAMA A short message […]

What Abraham Lincoln said…

December 24, 2010


Pic Src: Lesson on Patience Abraham Lincoln said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Now this is another of those fully loaded statements, which has many times stuff than it seems to point out apparently. May be it is the way we […]

A Genius says Goodbye! (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

May 2, 2010


Gabriel García Marquez, the great Latin American writer, said goodbye to the public life in 2008 due to complications in his health: lymphatic cancer. He sent a letter to his friends. Here are the wonderful thoughts: “If for an instant God forgot that I am just a puppet, and He gave me one more piece of […]

"Life goes on…"

March 19, 2009


“I can sum up in the three words what I have learnt in life – Life goes on.” – This is what Robert Frost had to say about life. Although we sometimes refer to time as standing still yet that is only a fleeting feeling. It moves on and helps to colour our life in […]

Going back…

February 1, 2009


pic source: The SMS have revolutionized the field of communication. While some are just the one time read type, there are others, which are nothing short of being literary jewels in themselves. I would like to share a message here with my readers: I want to go back to the time when ‘Dad’s  shoulder […]

The Most Cherishable Freedom

January 26, 2009


Rousseau has rightly remarked ‘Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains’. We all love our freedom and this can very well be called the most treasured thing. Imagine being a slave, and then only can we judge the extent of significance of this precious freedom. It was on August 15, 1947 that […]

Literary Jewels from Obama’s Inaugural Speech

January 25, 2009


The winds of change have swept across America. The precursor is the man “whose father less than 60 years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath.” This    year old, Barack Obama with a towering and commanding personality chose to be sworn […]