Sometimes my greatest accomplishment is just keeping my mouth shut.
This one is simple and perfect to give me the much needed kick after every failure. Iss Tarh Tay Ki Hain Hum Ne Manzilein Gir PaRe, Gir Kar uThhey, uThh Kar Chaley اس طرح طے کی ہیں ہم نے منزلیں گر پڑے۔۔ گر کر اٹھے۔۔ اٹھ کر چلے۔۔ My humble attempt at translation: The way…
I have been insomniac as long as I remember. Even when I read this in standard ninth’s syllabus; I could relate to it. maut kā ek din muayyan hai niind kyuuñ raat bhar nahīñ aatī Mirza Ghalib موت کا ایک دن معین ہے نیند کیوں رات بھر نہیں آتی مرزا غالب My humble attempt…
I am a miracle worker. It’s a miracle when I work.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible – Francis of Assisi
I’ve spent most of my adult life trying to protect myself from exactly this situation. And you can’t do it ! There’s no home safe enough, there’s no country nice enough, there’s no relationship secure enough; you’re just setting yourself up for an even bigger fall and having an incredibly boring time in the process. French Kiss (1995)
Just because I don’t react, doesn’t mean I didn’t notice. Anonymous
“A writer picks a pen when his sensibilities are hurt.” Manto to a court judge. How concise and apt!