We are challenged by the audacity of our desires but also restricted by their focus.

 

Thank God then for life’s miracles…and its disappointments.

~o~

13 thoughts on “Desires”
  1. @ Apoo: Yes, original hai. Thank you! πŸ™‚

    @ Wiseling: Not a tragedy perhaps? I love the second comment!

    @ Shreyasi: I’ve commented on your blog on this.

  2. Hmmmm…. I vaguely remember reading the line somewhere and I looked it up.. It appears that I am so fond of quotes that they insidiously ensconce themselves into my psyche. Oh well…

    “There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
    ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

    So anyway, the whole point of this comment is to point out that he was the melancholy one, not moi. (though I suppose I do tend to get rather lachrymose at times..)

  3. @ Wiseling: Hmm, a blogger is often making only an observation or a re-telling, not a personal expression. But people don’t usually get that.

    @ Infinity: Isn’t it?

    @ Pensive Lawyer: No, its conventional wisdom.

  4. @ Wiseling: I don’t know. Caferati once ran a segment where contributors were asked to write about an issue but taking the opposite point of view (if you were pro-reservation, write as if you were against). It was an exercise to test precisely how you could handle this.

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