Lessons of Life

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I miss home…
But i can only get there once I am done with this life.

-Arsee.

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I have no problem with reincarnation…
But I can’t go to school again…
Can’t break my heart again…
Can’t see failure again…
Can’t watch loved ones die again…
Can’t fight cancer again…
Can’t see the lies again…
Can’t learn the truth again…

-Arsee.

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I doubt you can chase fame without being self obsessed.

-Arsee.

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Some time in the future…
Someone…
Somewhere will take your name for the last time.

-Arsee.

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Ambition often exacts self esteem as it’s price.

-Arsee.

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They will control you by praising you…
Then control you by holding back the praise.

-Arsee.

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When you are unforgiving…
You will get lonelier.

-Arsee.

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Love that has reduced itself to power play is not love anymore.

-Arsee.

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We are just a collection of memories in someone else’s mind.

-Arsee.

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One person’s tragedy has always been another’s entertainment.

-Arsee.

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Maturity perhaps is nothing but the ability to question your first response.

-Arsee.

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At the end of it all, we are just pictures on the wall.

-Arsee.

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An octopus has three hearts. Can be a broken heart, stone heart and brave heart all at the same time.

-Arsee.

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Most times we become what we spend a lifetime fighting…
Such is the tragedy of time.

-Arsee.

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In the end they can only give you what they have…
Beware the one who doesn’t have happiness for he/she has none to give you.

-Arsee.

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Growing up is efficiently hiding what you felt as a teenager.
The feelings don’t change.
The hiding gets better.

-Arsee.

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The only chance I have of clearing up this mess called life is to be reborn in the past.

-Arsee.

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I fear sleeping for the fear of what dreams may come.

-Arsee.

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It’s not the ones that leave who make you feel lonely.
It’s the ones that keep coming back.

-Arsee.

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No concern would be easier to deal with than feigned concern…
no one wants to be alone…
Just want to be left alone.

-Arsee.

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Everything is just in pieces… Everything…

-Arsee.

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I wonder if God is pleased to see us suffer…
Doesn’t seem like God to me…

-Arsee.

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We cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever.
We must stand up and move on to the next action.

-Arsee.

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There is a soldier inside you…
Give that soldier respect…
Listen to that soldier for he fights your wars.

-Arsee.

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There comes a time in life when achievements don’t matter and people do.

-Arsee.

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There will be someone you love more than they love you…
There will be someone who loves you more than you love them…
Everybody is somebody’s fool.

-Arsee.

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No regrets is a lie.
If there is choice there is bound to be regret.
Don’t fear choice for the fear of regret.

-Arsee.

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All this time on this planet…
So many years and decades gone…
And then you realize that a birth is but a day in the life of a soul.

-Arsee.

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We look for gold where we found it yesterday…
We look for happiness in whom we found it yesterday…
Yesterday never comes back.

-Arsee.

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Disappointment is a dream that refuses to become a reality…
Determination is a reality that captures a dream.

-Arsee.

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Not so long ago we had a life that we wanted to share…
Now we must share so we create a life…
The bane of social media.

-Arsee.

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Play it safe and work for someone else’s dream…
Take a risk and work for your own dream…
Choose wisely.

-Arsee.

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It’s not the person but our needs that humiliates us…
We aren’t slaves to people…
Just slaves to our needs.

-Arsee.

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Buy land, make a concrete structure, put idol then say this is God.
He make a human, a miracle, puts in a soul and yet we don’t see God.
God is in the other.

-Arsee.

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The only cause of anxiety is looking for certainty in an uncertain universe.

-Arsee.

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A fixed destiny and karma cannot exist together…
I cannot be punished for what I have no control over.

-Arsee.

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Don’t let Instagram fool you.
Everyone is having a hard life…
Don’t be envious…
Be kind.

-Arsee.

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We are all two people.
There is a you that the world knows…
But there is a you that only you knows…
You are what you hide.

-Arsee.

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The ones that are most difficult to love are the ones that need it the most.

-Arsee.

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The one who is difficult to love is the one who needs it most.

-Arsee.

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We don’t even ask for happiness, just a little less pain.

-Arsee.

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To know a person is to know his tragedy.

-Arsee.

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You’re only lost if you are searching.

-Arsee.

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Only the enlightened can live in the “now”.
For the rest of us it’s either the past or the future.
Between regret and hope.

-Arsee.

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Changing the spelling of your name cannot change your future…
Destiny does not speak English!
It speaks the language of karma.
The future is nothing but a consequence of your actions.

-Arsee.

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In the end it will be the memories we leave behind in the minds of others that will define us.

-Arsee.

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Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.

-Arsee.

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The need to have someone to love you can be heartbreaking in itself.
I am convinced that everything we do in life is just a negotiation with our loneliness.

-Arsee.

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I miss you without ever meeting you but I have known what you feel like all my life.

-Arsee.

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Once upon a time…
Laughing was easy…
Then life happened.

-Arsee.

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I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it.

-Arsee.

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Unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded.
For some unfortunates, it turns bitter and mean, and those who come after pay the price for the hurt done by the one who came before.

-Arsee.

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It’s funny how the one you need doesn’t need you.
How that one person brought out the best and the worst in you.
How the only person who can fix the pain is the one who caused it.

-Arsee.

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There are only two states of mind really, hope and fear and we spend our lives in one or the other.

-Arsee.

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When i was little my father always asked me what I was thinking…
my mother always asked me what I was feeling.

-Arsee.

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I realize, in the final analysis every one is blameless.
We are just the sum total of our experiences.

-Arsee.

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To not want is also a want.
No escape from wants.

-Arsee.

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We may think it’s action but I am convinced that we live in a constant state of reaction.

-Arsee.

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For every memory a song…
a song for every memory.
Music and memories, inseparable.

-Arsee.

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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

-Arsee.

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Loneliness….
And then I think of all humanity on a planet in the middle of nowhere and miles from everywhere, totally alone.
Then I know that lonely is how it’s supposed to be.

-Arsee.

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I wonder if you think “if only”.
I wonder if I am your “if only”.
I wonder if your silence has a secret.
I wonder if I am that secret.

-Arsee.

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Meditation is the non-drinkers alcohol.
Different ways of escaping this thing called life.

-Arsee.

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Depression…
Is the inability to shake off the past.
The bane of not being able to let go.

-Arsee.

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The most asked question that will remain the most unanswered shall always be, “what if?”.

-Arsee.

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Look closely and you will find that we are entertainers in what we do…
We all seek applause.

-Arsee.

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It’s hard for me not to believe in God when my entire life has been a miracle.

-Arsee.

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Madness, sadness, darkness , sighs. Take me where the stars run free.

-Arsee.

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Little pieces of me scatter in the wind.

-Arsee.

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Some of your most favourite memories can be the most painful to remember.

-Arsee.

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I am nothing but words, memory and knowledge. Apart from that what is there in me?

-Arsee.

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Sometimes everything dies and the only the only way you can move forward is to be reborn.

-Arsee.

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Whisper life into my silence.

-Arsee.

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How many broken people are you made of?

-Arsee.

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Life has no full stops. Just when I thought it was autumn, another spring arrives out of nowhere. I feel like a volcano that is about to explode again. There is no end, there is no beginning, there is only this never ending passionate flow of life.

-Arsee.

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To become equal to the dream sewn within us, our heart must break open and usually must break more than once. That’s why they say that the only heart worth having is a broken heart. For only in breaking can it open fully and reveal what is hidden within.

-Arsee.

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Grief is one of our greatest teachers.

-Arsee.

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Reality is medicinal. When fairy tales end, life begins.

-Arsee.

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Pain is only a memory away.

-Arsee.

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When I feel a need for religion, I go out at night and gaze at the stars.

-Arsee.

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The human soul is trapped between creation and wonder… despair and loss.

-Arsee.

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The purpose of life is perhaps to give purpose to the afterlife.

-Arsee.

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Jealousy is the belief that we won’t get where someone else has…
But we will get there.

-Arsee.

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Every body has a soul fighting it’s challenges. All fighting odds. All deserve love.

-Arsee.

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We spend a lifetime in misery to be remembered after death. Yet, everyone is forgotten.

-Arsee.

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There is no cosmetic surgery that can fix the beauty within. In time, that’s the only beauty that will matter.

-Arsee.

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We are but a collection of beliefs. What we believe in will shape us. Believe carefully.

-Arsee.

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The world gauges you by what you have achieved. When only you can gauge yourself by what you can achieve.

-Arsee.

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They will use a common hate to unite a people. A unity of hate is no unity.

-Arsee.

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To find your soul mate you will have to first find your soul.

-Arsee.

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Then it will dawn on you that there is no connection between God and religion.

-Arsee.

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Is it not ironical that Reality is about chasing Dreams.

-Arsee.

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Strange! Means of communication are increasing and only making us more lonely.

-Arsee.

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Remember – The challenges we face here were chosen by our soul.

-Arsee.

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Finally, science and spirituality agree. Science needs spirituality to explain the quantum world. Spirituality always understood that science.

-Arsee.

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Future is nothing but a consequence of our actions. Destiny has little to do with it.

-Arsee.

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You will have to break your ambitions and aspirations into power point presentations. The world only backs profitable dreams.

-Arsee.

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Your experiences shape your philosophy. There can never be a universal philosophy for there is no universal experience.

-Arsee.

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Every person has selling price. You must figure out what is yours. There lies measure of honesty.

-Arsee.

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There are many who know of your joys. It’s the best friend who knows of your tragedies.

-Arsee.

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If you are fighting for peace you have already lost the cause. Peace can only come with peace.

-Arsee.

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A country is made of people. Land exists everywhere.

-Arsee.

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Love is the power that manifests everything. Try it.

-Arsee.

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Save the memories on the journey from strangers to lovers for they will be of much use on the journey from lovers to strangers.

-Arsee.

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The world is not a fair place or a just place, for how else would it be a challenge to the soul?

-Arsee.

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Freedom has various definitions but the most important one is the freedom from fear.

-Arsee.

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