I read partly to know myself. when I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes a part of me.

Sometimes I don’t recognize my thoughts and see them in someone else’s words.


  • There is a sky blue sky/tucked under my veins somewhere. -Rumika Basu
  • In litearture as in finance/much paper and much poverty may co-exist   -Washington Irving
  • The hardest battle you are ever going to fight is the battle to be just you.-Leo. S.Buscaglia
  • Perhaps my life has only been a dream/ dreamt through me by the minds of others.- T.S.Eliot
  • We are all angels stuggling in the dawn against the idea that our fate has been determined before our birth.- Mulk Raj Anand.
  • Mother, I will be an artist some day/i feel it in me.-Adolf Hitler.
  • I may only speak /though you may not understand/ i can only speak/ so you may not think that i conceal an explanation/ and to tell you that i would have liked to explain. -T.S.Eliot
  • What happens when you drop everthing that makes you i?
  • In the midst of winter,i found there was within me an invincible summer -Albert Camus
  • Behind the Word is Chaos.-Henry Miller
  • We are all prisoners here of our own device.-The Eagles (Hotel California)
  • Our memory is the world more perfect than the real universe for it brings to life those who are gone forever.-Guy De Mauppasant
  • Whenever i climb i’m followed by a dog called ego.-Nietzsche
  • Where should we go after the last frontiers/Where shold the birds fly after the last sky? -Mahmoud Darwish
  • Where is the life we have lost in living?/Where is the wisdom we have lost in Knowledge?/Where is the Knowledge we have lost in information?-T.S.Eliot
  • Even after all this time/the sun never says to the earth/”you owe me”/look what happens with a love like that/it lights the whole sky.-Hafiz
  • We must lose our mind to come to our senses. -Madam Blavetsky
  • A creator is a dreamer, and a dreamer is a dissatisfied personality, a soul that yearns for something in an imperfect creature who aims at perfection.-Aristotle’s theory of causation.
  • your children are not your children, they are sons and daughters of life’s longing for itself. they come through you but not from you. you may give them your love but not your thoughts for they have their own thoughts. -Khalil Gibran
  • if we were not so single minded/about keeping our lives moving/and for once could do nothing/perhaps a huge silence/might interrupt this sadness/ of never understanding ourselves/and of threatining ourselves of death.- Pablo Neruda
  • He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing. -Oscar Wilde  
  • Afterward i went past what you had passed/ before we met/ and you what i had passed. – Robert Frost
  • It is one of the queer things of life that you saw a person everyday for months and were so intimate with him that you could not imagine existence without him; then seperation came and everything went on in the same way, and the companion who had seemed essential proved unnecesary. your life proceeded and you did not even think of him.- Somerset Maugham.
  • we are such stuff as dreams are made of. – Shakespeare
  • Never, if you value your life, dare touch the desk or the tomb that contains old letters! and if by chance you should open it, close your eyes so as to shut out the letters lest a song forgotten, suddenly recognized handwriting awaken a world of recollections: take the fatal pages and throw them into the fire, and when they are ashes stamp them into invisible dust or else you will be lost. – Guy De Maupassant


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