On being busy It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is what are we busy about ?- Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
Prepare for and welcome old age gracefully ! Old age will come to all. Hence hereunder is a very nice read not only for people with or approaching old age but for all. Getting old is a reality that we need to embrace and prepare for . Worth a careful read, certainly. ----------- *The Sky Gets Dark, Slowly* Mao Dun literary prize winner Zhou Daxin’s latest novel to be published, “The Sky Gets Dark, Slowly”, is a sensitive exploration of old age and the complex, hidden emotional worlds of the elderly in a rapidly ageing population. In it he writes,…
Paths are made by walking Paths are made by ........ Franz Kafka Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work fuses elements of realism and the fantastic, with protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers. Amongst his best known works are "Die Verwandlung" ("The Metamorphosis"), Der Process (The Trial), and Das Schloss (The Castle). The term Kafkaesque is often used to describe situations like those found in his writing.
Meel ke patthar उन मील के पत्थरों पे लिखे तो थे कुछ मंज़िलों के फ़ासले.... ....गर हम जिधर मुड़ चलें हैं, वो राह ही मंज़िल है.. === un meel ke pattharon pe likhe to the kuchh manzilon ke faasle gar ham jidhar mud chalen hain, vo raah hee manzil hai … Share Shers that touched you ! Put them in the comments hereunder and I will publish them here by the by !
कुछ शेर दोस्तों के I am fortunate to have some great friends who are great Shayars too ! Here are some of their thoughts that touched attributions given where I remember, else they know who they are ! And if you have a great Sher, comment in and I will add by the by ! Join me on Twitter to get some more occasionally !