We decide which is right and which is an illusion.

Archive for April, 2013

Learn, Unlearn and Relearn

‘The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.’

Alvin Toffler
American Writer and Futurist

Genuine Happiness

‘Genuine happiness can only be achieved when we transform our way of life from the unthinking pursuit of pleasure to one committed to enriching our inner lives–when we focus on being more rather than simply having more.’

Daisaku Ikeda
Educator, Buddhist Philosopher and Peacebuilder

Defeat Is For The Valiant

‘Defeat is for the valiant. Only they will know the honor of losing and the joy of winning. I am not here to tell you that defeat is a part of life–we all know that. Only the defeated know love. Because it is in the realm of love that we fight our first battles and generally lose. I am here to tell you that there are people who have never been defeated. They are the ones who never fought. They managed to avoid scars, humiliations, feelings of helplessness as well as those moments when even warriors doubt the existence of God.’

Paulo Coelho
Brazilian Lyricist and Novelist
Author of The Alchemist and Manuscript Found in Accra

When Everybody Thinks Alike

‘When everybody thinks alike–everyone is likely to be wrong.’

Humphrey Neill
The Art of Contrary Thinking

Discover The Seeds Of Truth

‘Mental fight means thinking against the current–not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.’

Virginia Woolf
English Writer

The Illusion

‘You do not exist to serve the illusion. The illusion exists to serve you.’

Lauren Zimmerman
Author of Called

The Most Imaginative Fiction

‘Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.’

Herman Wouk
Pulitzer Prize-winning American Author
The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance