“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”
“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”
“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”
“Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.”
“The truth.” Dumbledore sighed. “It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.”
“Wit beyond measure is a man’s greatest treasure.”
“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike”
From the Harry Potter by J.K Rowling
In the end, the only thing that matters is what a man can do, and what a man can’t do.
Once driven by greed now consumed by it.
from Pirates of the Caribbean
“Ferreting on one’s soul, one often ferrets out something that might have lain there unnoticed”
“If he hadn’t heard there was such a thing as love, he would have never used the word.
What was that he sought in me, not so much love as the satisfaction of vanity
From Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
My capacity to be kind and giving is proportional to being mean and unforgiving.
Don’t expect to find others in a way to suit you.
Although rules can be laid down, feelings cannot be insisted.
Pretentious sincerity hurts more than hate.
If someone is not worth the ego, is it the size of the ego that is to blame
If I give up my ego, I am not me.
Explanation only increases the burden.
We are paying lot more attention on finding ways of controlling things outside ourselves, and less on controlling oneself.
It is experience that gives meaning to what I read, fortunately and unfortunately