Wake up early. Drink coffee. Work hard. Be ambitious. Keep your priorities straight, your mind right and your head up. Do well, live well and dress really well. Do what you love, love what you do. It is time to start living.
~ Charlotte Eriksson
Credits: Solitary Retreat Page on Facebook
“I am not the kind of person to wait for things to happen. I make things happen.”
I was going across some of my older image collections and I stumbled across this.
And I immediately switched into the thinking mode. I have a weird habit of saving inspiring, motivational and other stuff like this. My room is full of such print-outs. You see, I am not your regular person who stays motivated and is self-driven. I always need a pushing factor and in my case, such pictures work just fine. I have them on my laptop, in small print-outs, stuck to the walls of my studio apartment, on my mobile. I have even liked thought provoking pages on facebook. I no more subscribe to a mindless frenzy of useless pages. And yeah, my journal is full quotes like these. I even subscribe to blogs which have a good vibe to them.
Continue reading ““When was the last time you did something for the first time?””
I went to a party Mom,
I remembered what you said.
You told me not to drink, Mom,
So I drank soda instead. Continue reading “Why did I have to die?”
“Hey, hey”, he bellowed. Like everyday. At the same time. She opened her window slowly and the staple food dropped onto her lap. A packaged bottle of water for the whole day and a full bowl of lentil soup. Upto the brim. She hid the bottle behind her makeshift bathroom inside the cell and drank hungrily out of the bowl. Continue reading “Freedom at last!”
As much as I feel that the above is just some pep talk, it is in fact, true to the last word. I have been hurt, I have been sad and yes, I do have memories which haunt me to this date. Continue reading “Is it true?”
A friend of ours was walking down a deserted Mexican beach at sunset. As he walked along, he began to see another man in distance. As he grew nearer, he noticed that the local native kept leaning down, picking something up and throwing it out into the water. Time and again, he kept hurling things out into the ocean. Continue reading “One at a time”
Moses Mendelssohn, the grandfather of the well known German composer, was far from being handsome. Along with a rather short stature, he had a grotesque hunchback. Continue reading “True love”