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Time quote

4 Jan

Time is an illusion that only makes us pant.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Time is illusion quote

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Fight your fear quote

3 Jan

For fear, real fear, such as shakes you to your foundation, such as you feel when you are brought face to face with your mortal end, nestles in your memory like a gangrene: it seeks to rot everything, even the words with which to speak of it. So you must fight hard to shine the light of words upon it. Because if you don`t, if your fear becomes a wordless darkness that you avoid, perhaps even manage to forget, you open yourself to further attacks of fear because you never truly fought the opponent who defeated you.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Fear quote

8 Dec

Only fear can defeat life. It is a clever, treacherous adversary. It has no decency, respects no law or convention, shows no mercy. It goes for your weakest spot, which it finds with unerring ease. It begins in your mind, always. One moment you are feeling calm, self-possessed, happy. Then fear, disguised in the garb of mild-mannered doubt, slips into your mind like a spy. Doubt meets disbelief and disbelief tries to push it out. But disbelief is a poorly armed foot soldier. Doubt does away with it with little trouble. You become anxious. Reason comes to do battle for you. You are reassured. Reason is fully equipped with the latest weapons technology. But, to your amazement, despite superior tactics and a number of undeniable victories, reason is laid low. You feel yourself weakening, wavering. Your anxiety becomes dread.  

Fear next turns fully to your body, which is already aware that something terribly wrong is going on. Already your lungs have flown away like a bird and your guts have slithered away like a snake. Now your tongue drops dead like an opossum, while your jaw begins to gallop on the spot. Your ears go deaf. Your muscles begin to shiver as if they had malaria and your knees to shake as though they were dancing. Your heart strains too hard, while your sphincter relaxes too much. And so with the rest of your body. Every part of you, in the manner most suited to it, falls apart. Only your eyes work well. They always pay proper attention to fear. 

Quickly you make rash decisions. You dismiss your last allies: hope and trust. There, you`ve defeated yourself. Fear, which is but an impression, has triumphed over you. 

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Losing father quote

25 Nov

To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches. 

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Quote about losing father

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Losing a brother quote

25 Nov

To lose a brother is to lose someone with whom you can share the experience of growing old, who is supposed to bring you a sister-in-law and nieces and nephews, creatures to people the tree of your life and give it new branches. 

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Losing a brother quote

Losing a brother quote

Why do people move

24 Nov

People move because of the wear and tear of anxiety. Because of the gnawing feeling that no matter how hard they work their efforts will yield nothing, that what they build up in one year will be torn down in one day by others. Because of the impression that the future is blocked up, that they might do all right but not their children. Because of the feeling that nothing will change, that happiness and prosperity are possible only somewhere else. 

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Quote about small business

22 Nov

Any business is risky business, and none more so than small business, the one that risks the shirt on its back.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

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why do people leave their homeland

8 Nov

Why do people move ? What makes them uproot and leave everything they`ve known for a great unknown beyond the horizon ? Why climb this Mount Everest of formalities that makes you feel like a beggar ? Why enter this jungle of foreignness where everything is new, strange and difficult ?                                                                                                         –The answer is the same the world over : people move in the hope of a better life.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Why do we leave our homes

Why do we leave our homes

Progress quote

5 Nov

Progress is unstoppable. It is a drumbeat to which we must all march. Technology helps and good ideas spread – these are two laws of nature. If you don`t let technology help you, if you resist good ideas, you condemn yourself to dinosaur hood !

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

Quote about progress

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Socially superior quote

1 Nov

When two creatures meet, the one that is able to intimidate its opponent is recognized as socially superior, so that a social decision does not always depend on a fight; an encounter in some circumstances may be enough.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel 

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