To Be or Not To Be
A little kingdom I possess,
Where thoughts and feelings dwell;
And very hard the task I find
Of governing it well.
-- Louisa May Alcott.
...........hmmm....that more or less describes my situation !!
~A Wise Man Said~
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
~When in Lancaster~
Life as PhD Student
Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Yesterday was my special day. One that comes every year in the life of every person. I wanted to describe all the things that made it so very special, but when the heart is full, the words don't come or it may just be that an additional year has made me more lazy (if that is possible!) and my brains rusty (assuming there was material).
All in all, I loved this day and though my heart grows sad thinking of the years passing by, it is also happy, that there are so many memories to enjoy.
Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Ven you're a married man, Samivel, you'll understand a good many things as you don't understand now; but vether it's worthwhile, goin' through so much, to learn so little, as the charity-boy said ven he got to the end of the alphabet, is a matter o' taste.
Mr. Weller, in The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens.
Monday, January 06, 2003
Why is it so difficult to make a decision? Why cannot you tell the mind, I've decided and this is it. Why does it keep going over the choices, exploring, analysing, sifting through the pros and cons? Or does it happen only to me?
I would like to share the following poem by Shakespeare, that is the inspiration behind my blog name and which also reflects my current state of mind (or emotions?)...incidentally it's also a year since I first created my blog and if there is one thing I count as the happiest of things that could have happened to me in the last year...I owe that thing to my blog.
To be, or not to be, that is the question:-
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind, to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune;
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And, by opposing, end them?