Tuesday, September 30, 2008

An Unofficial Rose-2

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...continued from earlier post,"An Unofficial Rose", this is a paragraph from a novel by the same name authored by Iris Murdoch. Randall, the horticulturist, once a creator of exquisite hybrid roses, wants to quit.
...He told himself that he was tired of it all anyway: tired of the endless feverish race to market new floribundas and new hybrid roses, the endless tormenting of nature to produce new forms and colours far inferior to the old and having to recommend them only the brief charm of novelty. What was it all for? the expulsion of the red, the expulsion of the blue, the pursuit of the lurid, the metallic, the startling and the new? It was after all a vulgar persuit. The true rose, the miracle of Nature, owed nothing to the hand of man...

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Shrug, Smile & Forget it!

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Its not that I dont suffer, its that I know the unimportance of suffering. I know that pain is to be fought and thrown aside, not to be accepted as a part of one's soul and as a permanent scar across one's view of existance.
-John Galt-a character from Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged"

Monday, September 15, 2008

Refracted reality...

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...reality, at times, can be so much deceptive!
You think that you have found it, but then as you dig deeper, you realize how deep the rabbithole goes...

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Silent witness...

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Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
-Albert Einstein
And when you start living a really happy life, you realize that there are so few things that really count! (when i say really happy, i mean it, no lying to oneself for being happy). And I am the most grateful to the power that makes everything exist. Life is so beautiful, isnt it?

Monday, September 01, 2008

Washed with light...

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"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way... things I had no words for."
-Georgia O'Keeffe