Real love and choices

I came across this quote today:

No one falls in love by choice, it is by chance. No one stays in love by chance, it is by work. And no one falls out of love by chance, it is by choice.

Here’s my clumsy attempt at translation: read more

Life lessons

Just finished reading A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned by Michael J. Fox which I gather is an expansion of the speech he delivered to college graduates(?). It’s a small volume that many can probably finish in a night. I had known about about his struggles with Parkinson’s Disease but really had no ideas what a remarkable character he is. Currently going through some trying times but his attitude is really uplifting and inspirational. Now I am looking forward to reading his memoir soon too.

On wings

Saw this quote yesterday, which somehow resonated with me. Many years ago someone had encouraged me to “soar on wings like eagles” but I guess I have lacked ambition since.

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

Salvador Dali